A Rochester man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for the May 2020 arson of a pawn shop that led to the death of a man. According to court documents, on May 28, 2020, in the riots that followed the death of George Floyd, Montez Terriel Lee, along with other unnamed individuals, broke into the Max It Pawn Shop on East Lake Street in Minneapolis.Read More
Many concerned parents showed up to speak out against Critical Race Theory at the Rochester school board meeting. Attendees were seen holding signs saying things like “Critical Race Theory = Race Pimps Monetizing Hate.”Read More
A New York assistant principal has been placed on administrative leave after he recorded himself at Rochester protests screaming “F-k the police,” video shows.
Ninth-grade Advanced Placement school teacher Steven Lysenko attended Rochester protests where he took a Facebook Live video of himself screaming about police while wearing a Black Lives Matter shirt in a video, the New York Post reported. Lysenko did not immediately respond to a request for comment from the Daily Caller News Foundation.
Police in Rochester were trying to determine Monday who ripped a statue of abolitionist Frederick Douglass from its base on the anniversary of one of his most famous speeches, delivered in the upstate New York city in 1852.
The statue of Douglass was taken on Sunday from Maplewood Park, a site along the Underground Railroad where Douglass and Harriet Tubman helped shuttle slaves to freedom. The statue was found at the brink of the Genesee River gorge about 50 feet from its pedestal, police said. There was damage to the base and a finger.Read More
At least three more Minnesotans were charged this week for their involvement in the destruction of Minneapolis.
On Monday, U.S. Attorney Erica MacDonald announced that 25-year-old Montez Terrill Lee of Rochester was charged with arson for starting a pawn shop on fire. According to a criminal complaint, surveillance video showed a masked man, later identified as Lee, pouring liquid from a metal container throughout the pawn shop on the night of May 28.Read More
Vice President Mike Pence visited the world-renowned Mayo Clinic Tuesday to discuss its fight against the coronavirus, but the media obsessed over the fact that he wasn’t wearing a mask.Read More
Vice President Mike Pence praised the innovation and leadership of Mayo Clinic during a Tuesday visit to the distinguished institution’s headquarters in Rochester, Minnesota.Read More
Vice President Mike Pence will visit Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota on Tuesday, his office announced in a statement.Read More
Minneapolis-St. Paul was the only Metropolitan Statistical Area to lose jobs on the year, according to numbers released by the Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).Read More
With Election Day closing in, Republican Jeff Johnson is enlisting Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) to hit the campaign trail for him in his bid for Minnesota governor. Rubio enjoys relative popularity among Minnesota voters and won the state Republican caucus in his 2016 presidential campaign, making him a safe choice…Read More
President Donald Trump drew a crowd size upwards of 10,000 Minnesotans Thursday night in Rochester where he attacked the state’s Democrats in raw Trumpist fashion. Right out the gates, Trump criticized the Democratic Party for its handling of Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, saying the party’s “rage-fueled…Read More
President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit Minnesota for a second time this year just a month before November’s high-stakes election. “Promises made. Promises kept. This is the president’s second visit to Minnesota since June. For Minnesota Republicans, this is a dream come true,” Minnesota GOP Chairwoman Jennifer Carnahan said…Read More