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Aaron Biard takes over one of MPD's toughest jobs with a goal of building trust and community ties.
Police don't always turn cameras on, but use has spiked under new rules.
Police say a long-simmering feud between two men is to blame for a fatal shooting at a busy south Minneapolis intersection last week.
Council Member Linea Palmisano called the results of the report, which are expected to be presented to the full council Tuesday morning, "damning."
Friends and relatives said the victim was shot during an angry confrontation at a bus stop Friday morning.
The driver, who hasn't been identified, was cooperating with investigators, police said.
The charges stem from the accidental shooting death of Kamani Davis on the night of March 17.
Prosecutors said the abuse stretches back months and occurred in hotel rooms around the metro and during ridealongs.
Jail records show that 62-year-old Darrell Rea was booked around midday Monday into Hennepin County jail on murder charges.
Police said last week they don't know yet whether the incidents are related.
Medaria Arradondo was sworn in as city leaders and activists alike looked on.
The student was released, "pending further actions," police said.
One suspect, Keshawn Jones, is currently in custody in Dakota County on an unrelated charge, police said.
The man, whose name wasn't released, was taken to a nearby hospital, police said.
Investigators continue to dig into the backgrounds of the two Minneapolis police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Justine Ruszczyk Damond in a Minneapolis alley nearly two months ago.
She made frequent trips overseas with Operation Smile, an international charity that provides free surgery for children with cleft lips and palates.
Officers in the south Minneapolis 3rd Precinct would carry the drug.
He is being held without bail on suspicion of second-degree murder.
No arrests have been made in the city's 25th homicide this year.
A recent Star Tribune analysis showed that only about 8 percent of Minneapolis police officers live within the city. Some residents and community organizers argue cops would be better able to serve the city if they lived in it.
The changes announced Wednesday included the reshuffling of some of Arradondo's command staff, and the promotion of a longtime lieutenant to commander.
Police say they believe the killer knew the victim.
Citing pressure to file charges, County Attorney Mike Freeman said he's following procedure.
The changes come about a week after Medaria Arradondo was confirmed as the city's 53rd police chief.
A 42-year-old man was charged in the slaying and remains in jail in lieu of $1 million bail.
Community-building program has expanded its reach during a tense time.
Of the department's 873 officers, 72 live in ZIP codes that cover most of Minneapolis, according to a Star Tribune analysis of city records.
Police recruits get tips on confronting dogs on the job after two were shot in a Minneapolis backyard.
A preliminary report about the explosion says a maintenance worker smelled natural gas and used a radio to tell others to evacuate just a minute before the blast.
As a national debate about race and policing swells, having someone in the chief's seat who understands both sides is important, observers say.
The Minneapolis City Council will vote Friday on whether to give interim police Chief Medaria Arradondo the permanent job.If confirmed, as expected, Arradondo would become…
Minneapolis police say they are looking into the incident Saturday night outside Augie's Cabaret.
Investigators are working on having both men extradited to Minnesota.
Relatives identified the victim as Anthony Prowell, 28, a house painter shot in his Mpls. home.
John Guandolo, who was cited for battery on the Hennepin County sheriff at a Reno conference, has come under fire in recent months for comments about Muslims.
The Wells Fargo branch sits across the corner from 5th Precinct headquarters.
Dozens of people spoke at the City Hall hearing, expressing concerns about the department.
The online tool shows the demographic characteristics of people detained in traffic and suspicious-persons stops across the city.
The lawsuit, filed Monday in U.S. District Court, is seeking $200,000 in damages.
Acting Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo is set to appear before the Public Safety committee at 1:30 p.m. in City Hall.
The shooting death of a 25-year-old man during a parking lot party in north Minneapolis over the weekend has shaken residents.
Ahmed Jama's wife said she feared for her life.
A memorial service has been scheduled for one of two Minnehaha Academy staff members killed in a Wednesday natural gas explosion at the school, while federal investigators begin their first day of their probe into the blast's origin.
Fire officials are looking at whether workers turned off gas inside the building, rather than the street, ahead of the explosion at Minnehaha Academy. School officials said classes won't start until Sept. 5.
The former chief was ousted in the wake of the controversial police shooting of an Australian woman in a south Minneapolis alley last month.
The discovery came hours after the explosion at the academy's upper school. Two died in the blast; nine were injured and went to HCMC. They were remembered at a prayer service.
James Woodard, also wanted in Scott County, is accused of killing Divittin Hoskins in front of his children.
Public hearing and City Council vote are still ahead before the acting chief's promotion is OK'd.
The next step is a public hearing, tentatively scheduled for the Aug. 9 Public Safety committee meeting.
Arradondo promises to change police culture, but some prefer an outsider.
The car jumped the curb and went airborne through a guardrail, then plunged an estimated 16 feet onto the westbound lanes of Interstate 94 below.
Spike Moss, the Rev. Jerry McAfee and other faith and community leaders addressed reporters at a news conference on Minneapolis' North Side.
Newly released personnel records shed some additional light on the two Minneapolis police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Justine Damond, an incident that…
None of the weekend injuries are thought to be life-threatening.
Urgent questions abound for the 28-year veteran, who would be the city's first black police chief if he wins the job permanently.
Protesters interrupted Mayor Betsy Hodges' news conference at City Hall. Earlier, Hodges said she would name Assistant Chief Medaria Arradondo to replace Janeé Harteau, who resigned.
Lt. Bob Kroll, breaking from past practice, said he will wait for investigation.
The officer who shot and killed 40-year-old Justine Damond late Saturday apparently violated his department’s rules on the use of body cameras when he…
Iesha Wiley's mother grieves and regrets not doing more, even after repeated warnings.
David Hall, of Minneapolis, faces a charge of second-degree murder in the stabbing death of a 34-year-old man renting a room from him.
Minnesotans rolled out of bed Sunday, and, for the first time in state history, had the option of making a trip to their local liquor store.
Serious crimes in Minnesota dropped by more than 3 percent from 2015 to 2016, according to the FBI.
By day, officer Phillip Xiong patrols the hallways of south Minneapolis' Transition Plus Services; but at night, he still occasionally returns to his first love: singing.
The 21-year-old victim was possibly paralyzed for life, authorities said.
Lt. Aaron Biard will assume the post on Aug. 20, department officials said on Tuesday.
Transit was disrupted along Marquette Avenue, according to online scanner reports.
Union and rank-and-file complained that the new rules would hamper effective policing.
Pride's parade ban is "divisive," Minneapolis police chief says, and she isn't alone in the criticism.
Two officers slightly injured by fireworks in confrontation outside north Minneapolis police station
Two men were arrested following a confrontation between police and residents.
Chance Adams is expected to make his initial court appearance on Tuesday.
More than 30 weapons were discovered, and two men were arrested.
Residents can report acts of intolerance through the city's 311 help number.
Young people mired in poverty need help to build more peaceful lives, attendees said.
Charges were filed in the June 8 beating death of a homeless man and the June 13 fatal shooting of a teenager.
The incident bore a grim resemblance to another slaying earlier this week.
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