Matt McKinney

Reporter | Public safety
Phone: 612-673-7329
Matt writes stories from Minneapolis, chiefly about crime, but has also told readers about a dying man who recovered his stolen bicycle so he could pass it on to his children; a house built so well it doesn’t need a furnace; a man who died a virtual stranger in his own neighborhood, despite having lived a full life; and shortcomings in the city’s public auctions process. He once wrote a poem about the weather. And the newspaper published it.

Recent content from Matt McKinney

Sheriff’s deputies to help downtown Mpls. summer patrols

Sheriff’s deputies will patrol downtown in the afternoons and evenings through Labor Day in partnership with city and Metro Transit police

Updated: May 27, 2014, - 08:58 PM

FBI asking for public’s help in Hennepin Avenue bank robbery

The FBI said the insignia or emblem on the bag he used is of particular interest to investigators.

Updated: May 27, 2014, - 07:06 PM

May 16: All hands on deck against crime

Several law enforcement agencies plus Minneapolis community members are launching a summer effort.

Updated: May 16, 2014, - 11:50 PM

Meth house in Minneapolis' Fulton neighborhood to be condemned

The owner says she can’t afford the repairs and will sell, city says.

Updated: May 15, 2014, - 09:24 PM

May 14: Baby's 11-story fall prompts call for action

While 15-month-old Musa Dayib lay in a hospital bed recovering from an 11-story fall from the family’s apartment balcony, a Minneapolis community united to help the boy’s devastated family.

Updated: May 14, 2014, - 11:35 AM

May 13: 'Miracle baby' survives 11-story plunge

Boy seriously injured in fall at Cedar-Riverside towers.

Updated: May 14, 2014, - 10:24 AM

Minneapolis police officer with two costly lawsuits has 19 complaints

All but three of the complaints against officer Michael Griffin, a patrol officer on the North Side, have been closed with no discipline; three cases are still under investigation.

Updated: May 10, 2014, - 01:07 PM

Father of Terrance Franklin to file suit over son's death

A lawsuit to be filed Friday alleges that Terrance Franklin had surrendered with his hands in the air when he...

Updated: May 08, 2014, - 09:33 PM

Stabbed in back, U student helps save roommate from bleeding to death

Stabbed by robber, she still made a tourniquet with her shirt to stop the bleeding of her roommate.

Updated: May 05, 2014, - 09:40 PM

3 charged in gang-related shootings in downtown Minneapolis

The “mindless street violence” was part of a long-running feud, Hennepin County attorney said.

Updated: May 05, 2014, - 08:25 PM

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