The rise in opiate-related deaths came even as drug experts, law enforcement and others fought to slow a problem they say is fueled by legal drugs in the bathroom cabinet and an underground market flooded with cheap heroin.
Updated: January 23, 2014, - 08:18 PM
The Police Department, with its smallest roster in decades, aims to hire more cops and get them trained.
Updated: January 18, 2014, - 06:19 AM
The suspect, a New Ulm man with an extensive record, was taken into custody and reportedly was ‘fine’ after a brief, dramatic chase.
Updated: January 16, 2014, - 08:01 AM
Displaced by the New Year’s Day explosion and fire that killed three people next door, members of the Dar Al-Hijrah mosque have spent the past week searching for a temporary home, so far without success.
Updated: January 10, 2014, - 06:24 AM
Violent crimes up overall, but 2013 figures were near a 30-year low.
Updated: January 08, 2014, - 06:00 AM
Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau said Tuesday that violent crime rose 4 percent but remains at one of its lowest levels in 30 years.
Updated: January 07, 2014, - 06:08 PM
The medical examiner confirmed that Mrimri Farah, 60, died in the New Year’s Day blast and blaze. The cause still is not known.
Updated: January 06, 2014, - 09:22 PM
A second body was found Friday morning in the wreckage of a Minneapolis apartment building that exploded and burned on New Year’s Day.
Updated: January 03, 2014, - 10:31 PM
An off-duty Minneapolis police officer who knocked a man out and kicked him after a 2011 bar altercation faces another similar lawsuit.
Updated: January 03, 2014, - 08:43 AM