Andre Koen, left, and Brian Jost, right, sit in Jost’s basement studio in St. Anthony and prepare to record the eighth episode of their podcast, “Armchair Activist,” the first episode since the presidential election and the announcement that St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez is facing charges in the fatal shoot of Philando Castile.
‘Armchair Activist’ comes straight out of a St. Anthony basement
The fatal police shootings of Jamar Clark and Philando Castile have led many Minnesotans to protest, and at least two, to podcast.
Following the Nov. 16 announcement that St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez would be charged with second-degree manslaughter for killing Philando Castile during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights, people massed at J.J. Hill Montessori School in St. Paul, where Castile worked, to mark the news.
County attorney: Officer's fear for life not justification for deadly force
The fall weather was in full swing Saturday, Oct. 1. In St. Anthony Village, some folks took advantage of the pleasant weekend weather by strolling the paths of Silverwood Park, while others tried their luck at fishing.
After a number of requests from residents and protesters, the city that employs the police officer who shot and killed Philando Castile in Falcon Heights July 6 is taking steps towards possible police reform.
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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.