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City leaders say tenants need protections against landlords as rent costs increase.
John Edwards says an elected official in Minneapolis is trying to co-opt the name of his blog to silence criticism.
Lt. Bob Kroll, the head of the city's police union, disputes the idea that he broke any city policies with the promotional literature for Tim Pawlenty's campaign for governor.
The FBI is investigating what county officials are calling a sophisticated phishing scam that may have compromised private data.
The city's charter commission will take the rest of the year to study the proposal in lieu of putting it on this year's ballot.
Mayor Jacob Frey cited several city policies the officers may have broken by appearing in the political ad in uniform.
But officials doubt the measure will reach ballot in time for fall voting.
Council President Lisa Bender, who's been supportive of the charter change, was not optimistic that it will pass in time to get on the ballot this year, but said that doesn't mean it couldn't be put to voters in the future.
The vote came after only a loud marathon meeting that showcased community dissatisfaction.
After six weeks, the city released its full report Thursday into how police interacted with paramedics in sedating patients.
The settlement marks the first major victory for workers since the new law went into effect.
Public Citizen, a consumer rights advocacy group, has asked for federal investigations of paramedics' sedating people.
Members say the Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan needs to strike a better balance.
The council's 10-2 vote came over the opposition of Mayor Jacob Frey, who currently has sole authority over police.
Jacob Frey is lining up opposition to a proposed change in MPD oversight.
National organizers say they chose the city for its "progressive energy."
The use of the powerful sedative ketamine in 2015 led to breathing problems and emergency care.
Hundreds weigh in as city explores ways to make room for more rentals.
Alondra Cano said she was taken by surprise by a charter amendment that would give the City Council and mayor equal authority over the Police Department.
Hennepin Healthcare asked for state review of how drug has been used.
Dr. William Heegaard appeared before the Hennepin County Board on Tuesday to respond to concerns over the use of ketamine on patients without their consent.
Politicians called study of sedative "unconscionable and unethical."
Forced sedation in their best interest, hospital says.
The investigation will consider whether Minneapolis police officers crossed a line in urging paramedics to inject members of the public with ketamine.
Mpls. council members query police official, field complaints by citizens.
City Hall protest followed pledges by city leaders to investigate ketamine use.
Mpls. committee wants review of cases in which police called for sedative.
Concerns about ketamine use are drawing national attention to the response for emergencies that require split-second decisionmaking.
The hospital's chief medical officer responded to an internal report Friday raising questions about police-paramedic interactions.
Minneapolis police have been increasingly asking medical responders to sedate people with a drug called ketamine.
The findings of a draft report prompted the Minneapolis Police Department to tell officers that it's not their role to encourage sedation.
Melvin Tennant tied the nearly $200 million in overstatements to challenges in estimating economic impact.
Meet Minneapolis, the nonprofit charged with drawing tourism, conventions and national events like the X Games to Minneapolis, overstated its success by nearly $200 million over the past three years.
Linea Palmisano asks city staff to regroup after a critical 2015 audit failed to get a response.
Mayors Frey and Carter judged some of the Twin Cities' most argumentative high schoolers on their performances.
High number of appeals had City Council curious.
The city approved changes to 82 percent of those who filed for appeals.
Less than a year after nearly 250 trees were planted in the heart of downtown Minneapolis, some are dead and others barely hanging on.
Some owners gladly pay to keep homes empty in tight housing market.
Jacob Frey laid out the details of his far-reaching vision for the city and its leaders in his first State of the City address.
The fast food franchise owner owed more than $2,000 in back wages to dozens of employees.
The decision comes after organizers and police clashed over officers being present at last year's event.
When the Minnesota Orchestra needed a French horn player to perform at Carnegie Hall, they called James Engebretson.Engebretson was the band director at a Twin…
Coming less than six months into Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey's first term, the announcement marked his most detailed plan for delivering on his campaign promise on affordable housing.
Uptown Locavore remains closed as the city Health Department considers next step.
Mayor Jacob Frey purchased the painting decrying gun violence for his office.
Charter amendment would increase the city's cap from $15 million to $80 million.
The HUD upgrade, announced before a crowd of residents, will include 17 new cameras, key fob and a security fence.
Minneapolis again falls short on its own construction project goals.
Nearly 1,400 property owners have challenged the city's assessment of their properties.
Concerns about unjustified increases have contributed to more than 1,386 property owners disputing the city's market-price assessments.
Velma Korbel will continue to lead the department in charge of enforcing labor and anti-discrimination laws.
Will Mpls. Mayor Jacob Frey's words turn into actions?
Flaws in the design have raised the price tag twice since the city accepted the bids.
Mayor Jacob Frey said he believes restructuring the union will make superiors more likely to discipline misbehaving officers.
In court Wednesday they said law was burdensome, in conflict with the state.
City Council members struggle to balance competing rights.
Minneapolis ordinances funnel strip clubs and sex shops into specific areas downtown.
With words, music and actions, young people seek end to gun violence.
With extra Super Bowl cameras continuing to watch citizens, a Minneapolis City Council member wants a public discussion.
The Minneapolis City Council committee voted unanimously that the proposal would violate a city ordinance that keeps adult entertainment away from churches.
3 Degrees Church says the project will violate city rules that prevent adult entertainment establishments from operating within 500 feet of a place of worship.
The ordinance would apply restrictions to all tobacco products and vaporizers, which retailers worry could hurt business.
Former Minneapolis City Council member says taxpayers will pay millions to benefit NFL.
After months of speculation over who will be Minneapolis' next fire chief, Mayor Jacob Frey has decided to back current Chief John Fruetel for another term.
But prison officials want to make changes internally.
After a month of review, Jacob Frey said he believes Velma Korbel deserves to stay on the job.
City isn't fining businesses yet, but some have paid in settlements with workers.
Mary Lou Doll was a mother to hundreds of children.She welcomed them into her south Minneapolis home, often with little notice. Some came in wheelchairs…
Mpls. committee needed two tries to move Susan Segal's name forward.
Frank has been serving as interim director of the Department of Community Planning and Economic Development since July 2017 and previously held the top position with the city's Economic Policy and Development group.
If approved, Rivera-Vandermyde would be the first person of color to hold the key position.
An activist present to oppose Susan Segal pointed out the error.
Facing new questions, she listed her office's accomplishments as eliminating a backlog of complaints, creating the city's Urban Scholars internship program and transforming the workplace atmosphere.
Jacob Frey will look into concerns over a hot line established to report hate crimes.
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