Attorney General Keith Ellison announced today that former Minneapolis Police officer Chauvin has been charged with second-degree murder. The other three officers involved have also been formerly charged with aiding and abetting. Minnesota Attorney General Ellison held a press conference today announcing these actions. You can also read the Minnesota Public Radio story here.
Metro Transit Update
Bus service resumed this morning at 4:00 a.m. Metro Transit anticipates light rail service will be up and running tomorrow, barring any major issues. They are still assessing damage, establishing alternate detours and identifying other potential limitations. Transit schedules may be adjusted to reflect any detours – particularly on routes 5, 7, 11, 18, 21, and 23 – and other issues that will affect service. To receive updates by text or email, please sign up for Rider Alerts.
A decision about light rail service will be made no later than 6 p.m. today.
Governor Walz signed an Executive Order, extending the curfew in Minneapolis and St. Paul from 10 p.m. tonight until 4 a.m. both tonight and Thursday night.
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