>> Two more men have pleaded guilty to charges in a shooting which injured five people during a Black Lives Matter protest following the 2015 shooting death of Jamar Clark. 23-year old Nathan Gustavsson of Hermantown and 28-year old Martin Backman of Eagan were in a group which attacked the protesters in North Minneapolis. 25-year old Allen Scarsella of Lakeville is already serving a 15-year sentence for what prosecutors called a “racially-motivated” shooting.
>> A woman was killed after a minivan jumped a curb and hit her in Plymouth Monday night . Authorities say a woman was driving the van northbound on 101 when she left the roadway, struck the victim on the sidewalk and hit a church sign. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was taken into custody.
>>A Moorhead man who Clay County prosecutors say tortured and killed three cats has pleaded not guilty. Twenty-three-year-old Jalan Greer is charged with three counts of felony mistreatment and torture of animals. A trial has been scheduled for July 25. Court documents say police were called to Greer’s Moorhead apartment in January on a report of a cat “fighting for its life.” police found a dead cat on the kitchen floor with blood coming out of its mouth and ears. The complaint says Greer also told police about two other cats that died in his care. Greer’s attorney, Christopher Cadem, says because of the unusual nature of the case, he plans to prepare a questionnaire for potential jurors. Cadem expects the trial to take about three days.
>>With more severe weather including hail possible over much of western Minnesota later today, thousands of Minnesotans to the east are still without power following Sunday’s storms. Residents from the Twin Cities and St. Cloud are still cutting up fallen trees and picking up debris after high winds and hail ripped through early Sunday.
>> A 14-year-old Minnesota girl is set to appear on a new N-B-C talent show. Eva Igo of Inver Grove Heights will be featured on “World of Dance” tonight (Tuesday). The show released video of Igo’s routine on Facebook Monday, and it attracted more than one million views. Igo trains at the well- known Larkin Dance Studio in Maplewood.