Amy Forliti, The Associated Press

Amy Forliti

The Associated Press

San Antonio, TX, United States

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Recent articles by Amy:

Minneapolis Charter Commission members fretting timeline of police overhaul

Some members of a commission reviewing a proposal to dismantle the Minneapolis Police Department expressed concern Wednesday about the fast-tracked timeline they must follow if the proposed change … → Read More

Plan advances to allow dismantling Minneapolis Police Dept.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis City Council on Friday unanimously advanced a proposal to change the city charter to allow the police department to be dismantled, following widespread crit… → Read More

Council advances plan to dismantle Minneapolis Police Dept

The 12-0 vote is just the first step in a process that faces significant bureaucratic obstacles to make the November ballot, where the city’s voters would have the final say. → Read More

Council advances plan to dismantle Minneapolis Police Dept

The 12-0 vote is just the first step in a process that faces significant bureaucratic obstacles to make the November ballot, where the city’s voters would have the final say. → Read More

Minneapolis City Council advances plan to dismantle police department

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis City Council on Friday unanimously approved a proposal to change the city charter to allow the police department to be dismantled, following widespread crit… → Read More

Council advances plan to dismantle Minneapolis Police Dept.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis City Council on Friday unanimously approved a proposal to change the city charter to allow the police department to be dismantled, following widespread criticism of → Read More

Minneapolis council puts plan to abolish police in motion

The Minneapolis City Council votes Friday on a proposal to change the city charter to allow elimination of the city's police department, a radical move supported by a majority of the council after George Floyd's death but far from assured. → Read More

Minneapolis council puts plan to abolish police in motion

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis City Council votes Friday on a proposal to change the city charter to allow elimination of the city’s police department, a radical move supported by a majority of the council after George Floyd’s death but far from assured. The vote is one step in a process that faces significant bureaucratic […] → Read More

Minneapolis council puts plan to abolish police in motion

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis City Council votes Friday on a proposal to change the city charter to allow elimination of the city's police department, a radical move supported by a majority of the council after George Floyd's death but far from assured. The vote is one step in a process that faces significant bureaucratic obstacles to make the November ballot, where the city's voters would… → Read More

As COVID cases rise, White House seeks to scrap ‘Obamacare’

The administration’s legal brief makes no mention of the virus. → Read More

Trump administration supports another set of coronavirus stimulus payments

The Trump administration is open to a second round of stimulus payments. → Read More

In Minneapolis, talk of changing PD means taking on union

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The fiery leader of Minneapolis' police union has built a reputation of defying the city, long before he offered the union's full support to the officers charged in George Floyd's death. When the mayor banned “warrior training” for officers last year, Lt. Bob Kroll said the union would offer the training instead. When the city restricted officers from wearing uniforms at… → Read More

Prosecutors: Officer had knee on Floyd for 7:46, not 8:46

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota prosecutors acknowledged Wednesday that a Minneapolis police officer had his knee on the neck of George Floyd for 7 minutes, 46 seconds — not the 8:46 that has become a symbol of police brutality — but said the one-minute error would have no impact on the criminal case against four officers. The initial May 29 complaint alleges Derek Chauvin “had his knee on Mr.… → Read More

A 911 dispatcher warned police sergeant as officer pinned down, killed George Floyd

MINNEAPOLIS – A 911 dispatcher who was apparently watching in real time as a Minneapolis police officer pressed a knee into the neck of George Floyd called a supervisor to tell him what she saw, not caring if it made her look like a “snitch,” according to a recording of the call made public Monday.In the call, the dispatcher calls a police sergeant and says what she was seeing on live video… → Read More

A 911 dispatcher warned police sergeant as officer pinned down, killed George Floyd

MINNEAPOLIS – A 911 dispatcher who was apparently watching in real time as a Minneapolis police officer pressed a knee into the neck of George Floyd called a supervisor to tell him what she saw, not caring if it made her look like a “snitch,” according to a recording of the call made public Monday.In the call, the dispatcher calls a police sergeant and says what she was seeing on live video… → Read More

A 911 dispatcher warned police sergeant as officer pinned down, killed George Floyd

MINNEAPOLIS – A 911 dispatcher who was apparently watching in real time as a Minneapolis police officer pressed a knee into the neck of George Floyd called a supervisor to tell him what she saw, not caring if it made her look like a “snitch,” according to a recording of the call made public Monday.In the call, the dispatcher calls a police sergeant and says what she was seeing on live video… → Read More

911 dispatcher saw George Floyd’s arrest on live video, alerted supervisor – Twin Cities

A 911 dispatcher who was apparently watching in real time as a Minneapolis police officer pressed a knee into the neck of George Floyd called a supervisor to tell him what she saw, not caring if it… → Read More

Dispatcher unafraid of being 'snitch' reports Floyd arrest

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A 911 dispatcher who was apparently watching in real time as a Minneapolis police officer pressed a knee into the neck of George Floyd called a supervisor to tell him what she saw, not caring if it made her look like a “snitch," according to a recording of the call made public Monday. In the call, the dispatcher calls a police sergeant and says what she was seeing on live… → Read More

Body camera video could offer more detail in Floyd encounter

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Video recorded by a bystander showed the world George Floyd’s horrifying last minutes, capturing his cries and pleas for air as a Minneapolis officer used his knee to pin down Floyd’s neck. But the footage recorded by body cameras that officers wore on their chests as they were arresting Floyd is expected […] → Read More

Minneapolis police chief takes on union, promises reform

The police chief said it’s debilitating for a chief when there are grounds to terminate an officer and a third-party mechanism works to keep that person on the street. → Read More