Minnesota governor apologizes for arrest of news crew

“This is a very public apology to that team,” Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz said at a news conference hours after correspondent Omar Jimenez and two colleagues were taken into custody by officers and later released.

Trump calls Minneapolis protesters ‘thugs,’ vows action

Trump’s tweet — which was flagged by Twitter as violating rules about “glorifying violence” — came after protesters torched a Minneapolis police station, capping three days of violence over the death of George Floyd, who was captured on video pleading for air as a white police officer knelt on his neck.

Victim in police encounter had started new life in Minnesota

Floyd moved to Minneapolis from his native Houston several years ago in hopes of finding work and starting a new life, said Christopher Harris, Floyd’s lifelong friend. But he lost his job as a bouncer at a restaurant when Minnesota’s governor issued a stay-at-home order.