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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.
Authorities have canceled an Amber Alert after a 2½-year-old boy who was kidnapped during a domestic situation early Tuesday in Minneapolis was found and is safe. The suspect in the abduction has been arrested.
He is jailed after being charged with assault.
Hodges enters her fourth year as mayor amid skepticism that she and the chief have the close-knit relationship needed to adequately police a big city.
A worker at a Robbinsdale CVS was charged with 25 felonies on Tuesday, accused of pocketing thousands of pills to treat everything from anxiety to…
The suspect, 50-year-old Marvin Washington, has been arrested and faces a second-degree murder charge.
The defendant, Guntallwon Brown, was sentenced to three years of probation and three months of home confinement.
The new deal includes back pay for the two years spent on negotiations.
Ballots for the police union election are usually mailed in mid-April.
Prosecutors say Derrick Mack was shot in Minneapolis in self-defense. Candice Lynch says otherwise.
The wage scales of Minneapolis police officers would increase 15 percent over five years while their chief would have more leeway to manage problem cops…
Reynolds appeared in Ramsey County District Court to face charges of second- and third-degree assault, according to online records.
Sherman Alexander admitted to fatally shooting a woman and wounding a man outside the Pourhouse last fall.
The 41-year-old suspect was booked into Hennepin County jail on suspicion of assault.
The Minneapolis City Council’s Executive Committee was expected to consider the specific terms of a new police contract at its public meeting in council chambers…
The new division will be run by Cmdr. Charlie Adams, newly promoted from the department's internal affairs unit.
The case remains under investigation, and no charges have been filed.
The specifics of the deal have not been released.
Spencer Nichols, 18, faces charges of a first-degree drug sale of 50 or more grams of a narcotic in a 90-day span, plus second-degree drug possession.
Her replacement hasn't been named, officials said.
North Side gang leader says he seeks to distance himself from his criminal past. It's not easy.
LaRoyce Tankson, 31, turned himself in to authorities.
Family will now consider a wrongful-death lawsuit.
Authorities have so far released few details about the shooting.
A woman was shot four times in April while driving in a congested construction zone on Hennepin Avenue.
Minneapolis authorities trying to stay nonconfrontational.
The accusations are contained in a lawsuit filed in federal court.
If you ask anywhere on St. Paul's East Side, "somebody'll have a story about Big Walt," a longtime friend said.
It's unclear whether the parents, Khun Kyaw Swa Moe and Lu Pan were in custody as of Monday afternoon.
The 20-year-old suspect, Joshua Ezeka, made a brief appearance in court, and a warrant was issued for the driver of the getaway car.
The shooting of Birdell Beeks last May had galvanized her North Side neighborhood.
Friends and relatives described William Irvin, 35, as a dedicated family man, who lived quietly in his North St. Paul apartment.
Adrian Wesley, 25, allegedly accosted the staff member as she checked on him.
A detective's determination with a cold case led to a sentencing last week in the 1998 Northeast killings. Few such cases end in an arrest and even fewer in someone getting locked up.
A suspect who lives in unit was arrested Sunday.
Deontae Jackson, 28, is the latest charged in the Dec. 19 drive-by shooting that left a man and a woman wounded.
The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in Hennepin County District Court, alleges brain injuries, trauma and a dead dog.
The suspect, 22-year-old Elonge Akale, was arrested Tuesday in connection with the October 2016 assault.
Four now face charges in church punishment case.
Efrem Hamilton remains on leave pending internal probe of Nov. 20 incident.
Critics say Minneapolis police screenings unfairly disqualify some, lack transparency.
Homicides are down, but other violent crimes show an uptick.
911 calls to help drug users spike in other neighborhoods, too.
The 44-year-old defendant, Bernard Fox, faces a single count of theft by swindle, according to court records.
A 26-year-old woman has been arrested and charged with hiring four gunmen to kill her former lover, a plot that police say nearly succeeded when…
A man and woman were found dead of gunshot wounds in the Rice County town's Chamber of Commerce office.
Dong Wook Kim, who faces felony charges, said boy was misbehaving.
Thieves find easy pickings with vehicles left running in the cold weather, police warn.
A 36-year-old man arrested in northwestern Minnesota earlier this year on drug and weapons charges now faces an additional charge in a separate case after…
All three victims are expected to survive, police say.
The suspect got away before police arrived, officials said.
Efrem Hamilton is the subject of complaints for firing his service gun after a car accidentally backed into his squad car.
Neighborhood organizers say it's not the answer; Mpls. council is ready to vote today.
Speeding vehicle stopped by police; two men jailed for parole violation.
At a recent city auction, the black-and-white 2008 Ford Crown Victoria was unmistakable. Stripped of its decals, radio, lights and siren, its glory days as…
The pair, who haven't been charged, are being questioned in connection with a string of church burglaries in south Minneapolis.
Nineteen-year-old Robinson Fabricio Palacios-Castro has been charged with second-degree murder in the case.
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