Brandt Williams Feature Archive

Hennepin County prosecutors declined to charge a man who drove into a teen during a November protest in Minneapolis. Police have sent their findings to the city attorney for possible action. (02/12/2015)
The lawsuit brought by a teenager alleges a police officer at Patrick Henry High School put the teen in a neck restraint until he lost consciousness. (02/06/2015)
A Minneapolis woman has been charged with 53 felony counts for filing false income tax statements on behalf of her clients and failing to file her own returns. (02/06/2015)
David Winters died of a self-inflicted gunshot and was dead when officers entered the Jordan, Minn., home where he was hiding, Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek said Wednesday. (02/04/2015)
A civil lawsuit claims 34-year-old Dawn Pfister was either sitting or lying down and posed no threat to officers when she was shot. (02/03/2015)
Raymond Kmetz wound his way through legal and mental health facilities for years. ​Here's a look at what happened and when. (01/29/2015)
Prosecutors say 22-year-old Peijan Hodges pleaded guilty to attacking two women just hours apart one afternoon last October in one of the large parking ramps near Target Center. (01/26/2015)
Minnesota law enforcement officers have shot and killed at least 60 people since 2008. The stories behind the numbers show the myriad ways these sometimes-volatile encounters can turn deadly. (01/26/2015)
The Hennepin County Attorney's office has charged a Farmington couple in a scheme involving more than $5,300 worth of American Girl dolls. (01/22/2015)
Police and community leaders hope small gatherings, like one Tuesday night at a north Minneapolis police station, will ease tensions between officers and people of color. (01/21/2015)
Despite positive crime data, Chief Janee Harteau spent more time Thursday answering questions about how to improve relations between police and people of color. (01/15/2015)
Hennepin County District Court Judge Lois Conroy ordered Colin Chisholm to serve 21 months for receiving $168,000 in welfare benefits he did not need. (01/05/2015)
Larry Havluck has brought his distinctive voice to the Minneapolis soundtrack for more than 30 years. (12/23/2014)
Protesters with their arms in the air, chanting, "Hands up! Don't shoot!" walked through the Mall of America Saturday afternoon, while others gathered in the building's rotunda amid stories-high silver Christmas trees, chanting "Black Lives Matter." (12/20/2014)
An apparent killing at a Maple Grove rest area early Wednesday led to a police chase that ended with officers killing the suspect. (12/17/2014)