City of Minneapolis settles $950K lawsuit with journalists

(Minneapolis, MN)  —  The city of Minneapolis is agreeing to pay a group of journalists nearly one million dollars to settle a class action lawsuit.

The journalists claimed they were hurt and harassed by police while covering protests following George Floyd’s murder.

One journalist claimed he was hit in the face by a projectile fired by police, then tear-gassed.

The city has paid more than eleven-million dollars in settlements related to police conduct since the spring of 2020. 

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