But the annual report also noted a rash of stealing and recent tragic deaths of children.
Updated: January 06, 2012, - 06:37 PM
Terrell Mayes Jr., struck down by a stray bullet Dec. 26, was laid to rest in a ceremony filled with love, emotion and a call to action.
Updated: January 04, 2012, - 10:56 PM
Five-year drop attributed to anti-crime strategies such as youth programs.
Updated: January 01, 2012, - 10:52 PM
The bullet that killed Terrell Mayes was one of hundreds fired in Minneapolis this year.
Updated: December 28, 2011, - 11:48 PM
Police have no suspects and believe the residents of the house weren't the targets of the shots. The toddler is gravely wounded.
Updated: December 27, 2011, - 12:41 PM
He is the city's youngest homicide victim this year, even after a summer that saw a shocking series of killings of three boys ages 11, 12 and 15.
Updated: December 27, 2011, - 09:55 AM
Police doubt the shooting of a 21-year-old woman was a random crime, but Near North neighbors remain vigilant.
Updated: December 26, 2011, - 08:39 PM
Violent crime fell in Minneapolis, but robberies and car thefts were problems downtown.
Updated: December 19, 2011, - 09:00 AM
The city, which hung onto profits from impounded cars it sold, will notify owners entitled to the money.
Updated: December 18, 2011, - 11:14 PM