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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.
Two people were killed and at least four others wounded during a 24-hour burst of violence across Minneapolis over the weekend, according to police reports.…
Officer Brent Rasmussen showed "incredible restraint, solid decisionmaking skills and great courage" in the face of danger.
Mark Ringgenberg and Dustin Schwarze are accused of using excessive force in 2015 death.
The teen was standing near the corner of 24th Street and 10th Avenue S. when he was shot on Sunday afternoon.
Investigators continue to probe connections of two recent homicides.
The suit was filed this week in Hennepin County District Court.
No arrests have been announced, though police say they are following several leads.
It happened about 2:30 p.m. in the area of 30th and Irving Avs. N, near Jordan Park and a school.
Within a month, a son and his mother fall victim to gun violence.
The Minneapolis Police Department is pushing its officers to clean up their language, while also training them to use their mouths — rather than their muscle — to bring a dangerous person under control.
Police Chief Harteau responded Thursday morning, saying she was "disappointed" in the mayor's move and that she chose Lt. John Delmonico because of his leadership credentials.
The driver has been convicted of several crimes and had two warrants out for his arrest at the time of the crash.
A cache of documents released Friday shed new light on an internal investigation into Lt. Michael Friestleben's handling of a case involving one of his officers.
The Minneapolis Police Department is rethinking its use-of-force policies, while stepping up its efforts to recruit female officers. Officers are now being trained in alternative ways to control violent or uncooperative suspects before resorting to physical means.
Police Chief Janeé Harteau disputes the study's data and sample size.
The Texas man is asking for $75,000 in damages.
The beefed-up patrols will begin May 26 and continue until Sept. 2, officials say.
Sentencing was for firearms charge. No one is charged with the killing.
Medaria Arradondo replaces the departing Mpls. assistant chief.
Minneapolis has reached potential settlement in Christopher Reiter case.
Woman shot outside Mpls. motorcycle hangout dies; was mother of man killed by Chicago Amtrak officer
She was shot in Twin Cities Sunday; he was shot in Feb. by Chicago police.
Commander was force for good in troubled district, residents and officials say.
The decrease in arrests and stops had some communities breathing a sigh of relief, while City Council President Barb Johnson suspects the trend is the result of a phenomenon where demoralized cops are reluctant to do their jobs.
City's revamped police review board is still dismissing more than half of its citizen claims.
He gets a second two-year term after 423-184 vote.
Joshua Ezeka faces life in prison on tougher charges.
The new system could be online as soon as next fall, department sources say.
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