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Associated Press, Author at Albert Lea Tribune

News

Minnesota man with history of imitating police busted again

MINNEAPOLIS — A man with a history of pretending to be a law enforcement officer was arrested in Minnesota after a TikTok user alerted a ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 1:30 pm

Health Updates

Minnesota virus hospitalizations reach highest mark of 2021

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota reached 757 patients hospitalized due to COVID-19 on Friday — the highest figure of 2021 so far as the more contagious delta ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 1:08 pm

Cops, Courts & Fires

New charge unlikely for ex-cops in Floyd death

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the third-degree murder conviction of a former Minneapolis police officer likely won’t change the cases against ... Read more

by Associated Press, Monday, September 20, 2021 3:29 pm

Cops, Courts & Fires

Police: 4 people killed, left in cornfield died in St. Paul

MENOMONIE, Wis. — Four people whose bodies were found in an abandoned SUV in western Wisconsin were killed in St. Paul, Minnesota, where three of ... Read more

by Associated Press, Monday, September 20, 2021 3:28 pm

Health Updates

Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine works in kids ages 5 to 11

Pfizer said Monday its COVID-19 vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11 and that it will seek U.S. authorization for this age group soon ... Read more

by Associated Press, Monday, September 20, 2021 8:05 am

Sports

Cards set bar in Week 1, hope to match it vs Vikings

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Arizona Cardinals are feeling good about themselves after a stellar Week 1 performance, and rightfully so. Quarterback Kyler Murray was awesome ... Read more

by Associated Press, Friday, September 17, 2021 4:41 pm

Health Updates

US panel backs COVID-19 boosters only for elderly, high-risk

WASHINGTON — An influential federal advisory panel overwhelmingly rejected a plan Friday to give Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots to most Americans, but it endorsed the ... Read more

by Associated Press, Friday, September 17, 2021 3:55 pm

Cops, Courts & Fires

Minnesota high court OKs ballot question on Minneapolis PD

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Supreme Court cleared the way Thursday evening for voters in Minneapolis to decide on the future of policing in the city ... Read more

by Associated Press, Friday, September 17, 2021 6:49 am

News

Investigation requested into any mistreatment at Fort McCoy

SPARTA, Wis. — Democratic U.S. Reps. Gwen Moore and Ilhan Omar have asked the secretary of defense to investigate claims of possible mistreatment of Afghan ... Read more

by Associated Press, Friday, September 17, 2021 6:46 am

Cops, Courts & Fires

Chauvin pleads not guilty to violating teen’s civil rights

MINNEAPOLIS — The former Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder in the death of George Floyd pleaded not guilty Thursday to violating the civil rights ... Read more

by Associated Press, Friday, September 17, 2021 6:44 am

Cops, Courts & Fires

Man arrested in fatal shootings of 4 found in Wisconsin SUV

MENOMONIE, Wis. — Police have arrested one suspect and are seeking another in connection with the fatal shootings of four people found in an abandoned ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, September 16, 2021 4:12 pm

Cops, Courts & Fires

Chauvin to be arraigned for alleged civil rights violation

MINNEAPOLIS — A former Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder in the death of George Floyd is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday for allegedly violating the ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, September 16, 2021 5:11 am

Education

Minnesota judge rejects attempt to force school mask mandate

ST. PAUL — A Minnesota judge has rejected a request by concerned parents to force a statewide mask mandate in all schools. Ramsey County District ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 4:20 pm

Cops, Courts & Fires

Ex-cop’s murder conviction reversed in 911 caller’s death

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Supreme Court on Wednesday threw out the third-degree murder conviction of a former Minneapolis police officer for mistakenly shooting to death ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 4:18 pm

Sports

Triston McKenzie, Indians take 1st game; Twins gain DH split

MINNEAPOLIS — Triston McKenzie was sent to Triple-A four times this season, as the lanky 24-year-old worked through some early struggles. Now Cleveland has another ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 9:23 pm

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