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Police union President Bob Kroll has frequently sparred with department brass in recent months over the direction of the department.
Anthony Sawina is charged with firing into the men's windshield after Ramadan prayers.
No arrests in Minneapolis shootings; five were wounded at North Side townhouses.
A neighbor who allegedly returned Edward Holzinger's lawn mower broken was shot not longer after offering Holzinger one of the burgers he was grilling, police say.
Mpls. panel frustrated at lack of influence on police.
A man shot several times Sunday in north Minneapolis has died, police said Tuesday. Michael Polk, 32, of Minneapolis, and another man were found in…
The policy also now adds a "sanctity of life" clause with a greater emphasis on de-escalation of situations.
Police have yet to say what led to the gunfire.
Police see downturn, but incidents are "intolerable" on North Side and increasing in Fifth Precinct.
Police say the shooting occurred about 9:45 p.m. at a house in the Highland Park neighborhood. No arrests have been made.
Frankie Davis initiated the threats via Facebook and text, the charges say.
After a long day of conflict between demonstrators and police at the governor's residence in St. Paul, Summit Avenue seesawed between being open and closed before police shut it down.
The case remains under investigation.
Anthony Sawina, of Lauderdale, was charged with five counts of second-degree assault and is being held in Hennepin County jail in lieu of $750,000 bail, authorities said.
Officers found Susan Spiller beaten to death at her home last July.
After the first of two ambush slayings of police officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge, La., Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek gave new marching orders…
Police patrolling downtown and the North Side will be fully equipped by week's end.
The father of a 2-year-old boy who was killed in a drive-by shooting in Minneapolis last week has been arrested on charges stemming from the incident, authorities said.
Philando Castile's mother and sister opened up about their shock and grief since his violent death last Wednesday. A lawyer for the family says a lawsuit is imminent.
Three men were charged Monday in connection with the slaying of a 52-year-old man during a robbery attempt in south Minneapolis last week, authorities said.The…
A few months after graduating from St. Paul’s Central High School, where he excelled in the classroom and rarely got in trouble, Philando Castile landed…
The suspect allegedly told police that "God told me to kill him."
One-time gang member Ferome Brown seeks North Side healing, dispensing his brand of street therapy in the aftermath of shootings.
The suspect, DaQuan Bradley, was charged with second-degree murder and is being held in lieu of $1 million bail.
Among the moves announced Tuesday was the demotion of Michael Friestleben, the well-liked inspector of the Fourth Precinct.
County attorney says evidence insufficient, but U is still investigating wrestlers, coach.
No arrests have been made in the killing of Coshaye Brown.
Experts say the stigma of cooperating with the police inhibits witnesses.
Attorneys for the defendant say his civil rights were violated.
For the better part of 30 years, Pete Gaylord made his living sorting mail and answering phones at the downtown St. Paul post office. But…
A man fatally shot in north Minneapolis Thursday night was the brother of a popular poet and activist who died in April when a car crossed a freeway median and hit his vehicle.
One woman who was pregnant lost the fetus.
The suspect, John Sawchak, was charged with second-degree assault and held in lieu of $70,000 bail.
With new messaging tools at their disposal, it's becoming harder to prosecute violators, advocates say.
The 32-year-old female suspect was being held without bail on suspicion of assault.
Some say trial was rushed, while others worry other young people will be entrapped.
Federal authorities said there are not sufficient grounds for bringing charges of civil rights violations against two Minneapolis police officers who fatally shot Clark.
Family struggled to make sense of the loss of Birdell Beeks, who was driving with her grandchild. "I lost my second mom," a nephew said.
If Minneapolis has a plan to address a violent surge, it hasn't been shared.
Authorities on Thursday identified a man killed when the car he was driving crashed into a Minneapolis building earlier this week, reportedly as he fled…
The victim's husband turned himself in a couple of hours after the attack following a metrowide manhunt. With him were two small children.
The student, David Michael Miller, was last seen on campus on Tuesday evening.
Police investigating the fatal shooting of a young man Wednesday afternoon found 45 bullet casings near Olson Highway and Penn Avenue N.
Police were called to the 100 block of Acker Street around 3:30 a.m. on a report of a man with a gun walking with a woman. Police confronted the suspect and then a hail of gunfire erupted.
Contentious questions are raised as stop and arrest rates drop dramatically, especially in the Fourth Precinct on the North Side.
It was one of several shootings over the past two days.
A video shot at the scene that is circulating on Facebook shows several young males mugging for the camera and flashing what appear to be gang signs. After nearly a minute, the pop-pop-pop of gunfire interrupts the antics on the street and keeps going for nearly 10 seconds.
Mpls. police chief says Inspector Friestleben is on leave due to an "internal personnel matter."
Three months after Jamar Clark was shot to death, the task of soothing racial tensions and restoring the confidence of the rank-and-file officers falls to Mike Friestleben.
The suspect faces charges of first- and second-degree burglary in the crimes, which authorities say date to early February.
The out-of-court settlement brings to a close the latest legal entanglement for Tyrone Barze Jr.
96 people have been hit by gunfire in city this year.
The suspect faces first- and second-degree charges in connection with the April 14 incident.
Victoria Ann Day's body was found lying in an alley.
Jurors deliberated 3½ days before reaching their decision on abuse of force and perjury charges.
Across Minneapolis, shootings are up 85 percent compared with the first quarter of 2015.
A federal jury hearing the assault and perjury case against Minneapolis police officer Michael Griffin recessed for the weekend without reaching a verdict. They will…
The panel weighing charges against officer Michael Griffin will resume deliberations on Friday in federal court in St. Paul.
The robberies represent a jump in serious crimes citywide.
Ryan D. Peterson's next court date was set for May 9.
Once again, testimony conflicts on who was the aggressor, this time in a 2011 incident with four men that involved a roundhouse kick by Michael Griffin.
Derrick Mack of Brooklyn Park was killed March 26.
On day three of testimony in Michael Griffin's federal trial, jurors heard his own words.
Security camera footage played in court appears to show the off-duty police officer knocking a man to the ground with a punch.
Prosecutors cast Michael Griffin as a rogue cop while the defense said other men provoked him.
Johnson alleges that staff at Seven, a downtown nightclub, had singled him out merely because of the boots he was wearing.
Michael Griffin indicted on nine counts involving alleged abuse of 4 men.
Takedown move and struggle came amid major nationwide shift in police tactics.
Police statistics show 59 people were shot in the city from the start of the year to March 28, the last date for which reliable data were available. During the same period last year, the city recorded nearly half that total — 31.
The stakes are highest on the North Side, where many residents fear a decision not to indict the officers in the death of Clark is a foregone conclusion.
Victims include an 18-year-old shot dead about noon Saturday.
A coalition of civil rights groups called for a rally and march Saturday in Minneapolis, ahead of a pending decision about whether to prosecute police in the fatal shooting of Jamar Clark.
A 10 a.m. news conference is planned by the Minneapolis NAACP, the Twin Cities Coalition 4 Justice 4 Jamar, Black Lives Matter Minneapolis and Black Clergy United for Change.
Victims Nicholas Bennett Tousley, 30, and Dominque Charles Moss, 23, bled to death at the scene from gunshot wounds to the back, police said.
A 26-year-old man has been arrested and charged with robbing a woman earlier this week using a gun-shaped cigarette lighter, authorities said. The man, Luis…
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