Minnesota State Patrol, after issuing three warnings, arrest 18 people who were blocking Interstate 94 in St. Paul. A peaceful protest started following Friday's acquittal of St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez, who was charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of Philando Castile.
Jeronimo Yanez, the police officer previously accused of manslaughter and reckless discharge of a firearm at Philando Castile, is acquitted of all charges. Context: Shooting of Philando Castile
Following the death of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile and the shooting of white police officers in Dallas, Texas, The Bahamas issues a rare travel warning for its citizens traveling to the United States. Context: Shooting of Philando Castile
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton requests a Justice Department investigation of last night's fatal police shooting of Philando Castile (an African-American) during a traffic stop. Castile's girlfriend, Lavish Reynolds, streamed the incident live over Facebook. It showed Castile had been shot several times and was slumped against Reynolds; he died in Minneapolis's Hennepin County Medical Center. Context: Shooting of Philando Castile
Shooting of Alton Sterling and Protests continue in multiple cities across the United States following the death of two black men by police. Numerous confrontations and arrests have been reported. Context: Shooting of Philando Castile
A 193-vehicle pileup along a snowy Interstate 94 highway in Kalamazoo County, Michigan leaves one motorist dead and 20 injured. A fire among the vehicles which includes a chemical tanker and a truck loaded with fireworks further compounds the disaster. The debris and fire closes the expressway for over 14 hours. Exploding fireworks hit rescue workers injuring an additional three. Context: Interstate 94
The United States cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis declare snow emergencies. Context: St. Paul
A bus carrying high school band students tips over on Interstate 94 northwest of Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, killing one person and leaving three others in critical condition. Context: Interstate 94
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