Submitted by mmunzenrider on Wed, 09/28/2016 - 11:08am
County attorney begins prosecution review.
Nearly three months after Philando Castile was shot and killed by a police officer in Falcon Heights, the state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension presented it's investigation into the killing to the Ramsey County Attorney's Office.
John Thompson and Falcon Heights resident Chuck Laszewski hugged following a heated discussion about black people’s fears of police at what was a Falcon Heights City Council work session on Sept. 7. Working in the wake of the police killing of Philando Castile in the suburb in July, the council was discussing a proposed city policing task force, though it walked out after protestors disrupted the meeting.
Protesters and residents discuss race issues long after officials are gone
Falcon Heights and 21 other metro area cities have subscribed to solar gardens in order to offset city government energy costs and to utilize clean energy. Falcon Heights already utilizes solar energy — there are more than 220 solar panels on City Hall’s roof, as seen with Mayor Peter Lindstrom.
Cities look for savings, use of clean energy
Falcon Heights City Hall has solar panels on its roof and in the past couple of years the city changed its code to make it easier for residents to install solar.