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Useable fingerprints ‘12 percent of the time’

Useable fingerprints ‘12 percent of the time’

Mar. 20 | The March 6 Star Tribune article about the found gun and sock that are being linked to Terrance Franklin has the police telling us that a certain study/report has shown that only “12 percent of the time are there usable fingerprints on a weapon.”...

Mpls police attempt to sully character of Terrance Franklin

Mpls police attempt to sully character of Terrance Franklin

Mar. 13 | News Analysis By Mel Reeves Contributing Writer   The Star Tribune headlines read “New DNA evidence in Franklin case” and “Terrance Franklin DNA tied to gun.” The headlines referenced a press conference held by Minneapolis police last...

The MSR 2013 year in review

The MSR 2013 year in review

Dec. 26 | The local Black press continues to publish stories “from our own lens”   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer This year, 2013, was historic as well as a year-long full of highs and lows: Two MSR reporters were among the national and international...

Blaming both drivers for fatal cop chase makes no sense

Blaming both drivers for fatal cop chase makes no sense

Nov. 27 | Sgt. Andrew Brumm of the State Patrol Major Crash Reconstruction Unit said he “found nothing in his investigation to indicate that the Minneapolis police officer Joshua Young saw the oncoming motorcyclist Ivan Romero.” So what does this tell...

Life is cheap

Life is cheap

Oct. 16 | It makes sense to me that the standards for a society are set by people in the highest positions of leadership and responsibility. So when the folks at the top operate in certain ways it can only be assumed it’s out of their perspective or an acceptable...

One racist cop sets the tone for others

One racist cop sets the tone for others

Oct. 9 | If the bystanders video, which includes an audio track of the Terrance Franklin killing is authentic, then the police’s version of what happened should sound something like “Franklin charged the officers in the basement and then used one of the...

Family of Terrance Franklin: ‘We will fight’

Family of Terrance Franklin: ‘We will fight’

Oct. 2 | Attorney suspects cover-up of one officer’s ‘anger decision’  By Charles Hallman Staff Writer    Click here for Terrence Franklin autopsy report file   After a grand jury decision to not bring charges against Minneapolis police...

What happened to Terence Franklin is inexcusable

What happened to Terence Franklin is inexcusable

Sep. 18 |             By Wayne Nealis Guest Commentator   I wish to applaud the Spokesman and the reporting and analysis of Ron Edwards in covering the killing of Terrance Franklin by Minneapolis police on May 10. I would...

Don’t let the radicals say anything

Don’t let the radicals say anything

Sep. 4 |               If there is a theme to the 50th year commemorative marches held in Washington DC and in cities all over the country last weekend, it had to be “don’t let the ‘real’” activists speak. I think...

County Attorney Freeman on Terrance Franklin case:  ‘It’ll be up to a grand jury’ —  MSR inquires into historical failures to prosecute police for misconduct

County Attorney Freeman on Terrance Franklin case: ‘It’ll be up to a grand jury’ — MSR inquires into historical failures to prosecute police for misconduct

Aug. 14 |             By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     Historically, many local Blacks believe that no matter what evidence is presented, nothing happens to Minneapolis police officers for misconduct against people...