Tony Webster

Tony Webster

Tony Webster is a journalist and photographer. He won the Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists 2017 Peter S. Popovich Award for his freedom-of-information advocacy.

Protester lawsuit filed against Minneapolis Police seeks class action status

By: - June 3, 2020

A St. Paul woman filed a federal lawsuit against the City of Minneapolis Tuesday alleging civil rights violations in connection with the protests following a video showing a white Minneapolis Police officer — since fired — with his knee on the neck of George Floyd, an unarmed and handcuffed Black man, killing him. Annette Williams, […]

St. Paul man charged with attempted murder of Minneapolis police officers

By: - June 2, 2020

A St. Paul man was charged Tuesday with attempted murder, assault, armed riot and a weapons violation in connection with a Saturday night after-curfew encounter with police. Jaleel Kevin Stallings, 27, approached Minneapolis police officers conducting a patrol along East Lake Street on May 30 around 10:54 p.m., according to a criminal complaint, following what […]

Photos of the Northern Metal fire in Becker

By: - February 23, 2020

BECKER — For more than three days the Northern Metal recycling plant has been on fire, spewing smoke and fumes across the area around Becker, Minn. Firefighters have mostly contained the blaze, but people are still being advised to stay indoors as the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, or MPCA, tests the air quality across central […]