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Police source says Susan Spiller was either fatally stabbed or beaten to death in her home.
Minneapolis police and the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office have deployed more than a dozen law enforcement officers to the North Side after the latest violence there: the killing of artist and community activist Susan Spiller.
Son called police after finding back door kicked in; her death is latest in a rash of North Side violence.
Awaiting sentencing for trying to support ISIL, Abdullahi Yusuf was living in a halfway house.
Mohamed Abdullahi Hassan, the former Minneapolis high school student-turned-jihadi recruiter, has been tied to at least two more terror plots within the United States.
Fire erupted in a building Wednesday morning that houses numerous side-by-side businesses on West Broadway in north Minneapolis, authorities said. Firefighters were forced from the building's interior in the wake of a second-floor collapse.
Nationwide, more than 40 people have been charged with providing support to terrorist groups in Syria. Almost a quarter of them are from Minnesota.
The Minneapolis Police Department has been quietly meeting for months with other local and federal law enforcement agencies to discuss security preparations for the 2018 Super Bowl.
The men remain a threat to the community and a flight risk, judge rules.
Officer Rod Webber is on paid leave while an internal investigation into the incident continues, said Minneapolis City Council Member Blong Yang, chairman of the council’s public safety committee.
Lawyers cited their clean records, community ties in asking for their release.
More than half of the nearly 1,400 drug suspects arrested in North Minneapolis last year came from outside the area, with many coming from the upscale western suburbs to score heroin or methamphetamine, according to a Star Tribune analysis of police department statistics. Read the story here.
Last year, 56 percent of drug arrests in north Minneapolis were of people who live outside the area, according to an analysis by the Star Tribune of the nearly 1,400 drug-related cases in north Minneapolis last year.
An FBI agent described Thursday how one of the men charged with trying to leave the Twin Cities to fight with Islamic extremists was arrested while boarding an Istanbul-bound flight. His destination was Syria.
Judge awards substantial amount to cover victim’s legal representation.
The search for missing 10-year-old Barway Collins reached a frantic pitch when authorities responded to reports of a child’s body being found at North Mississippi Regional Park. Pastor Harding Smith, who has been a spokesman for the family, said, “I think it’s Barway.”
Critics argue that the Minneapolis chapter has fallen into dormancy.
No arrests have been made in the city’s seventh homicide of the year.
In July, she filed for a restraining order against a 45-year-old Eden Prairie man. The radio station sent him a cease-and-desist letter; still, his advances continued.
Popular radio host was harassed by stalker for months.
Two men were killed after a gunman or gunmen sprayed bullets inside the sport-utility vehicle they were sitting in on Minneapolis’ North Side on Wednesday…
The Minneapolis Police Department expects to add as many as 72 new officers in 2015, bringing the force back up to full strength while adding to its diversity — a two-pronged goal it struggled to reach last year.
Authorities suspect the latest violence is gang-related.
Suspect was arrested at St. Paul homeless shelter.
The recent video appears to show Minneapolis police threatening to break man’s legs.
Lt. John Delmonico finds himself in a tough fight for re-election after his longtime second-in-command announced that he’s running for the top job.
A new officer in some Minnesota cities can spend $7,000 just to hit the streets, and that cost is rising every year.
Minnesotan was caught with cash, drugs and wore a wire to implicate an accomplice.
James Davis, 28, was sentenced to more than 28 years in prison in connection with the shooting of two men outside Target Field in April 2014.
The first lesson was clear: You are not police officers yet. “If you see something going on during training, don’t jump in, don’t try to…
The suspect, 18, is being held on $2 million bond.
Police used pepper spray to disperse youths who swarmed parade Tuesday night.
The 18-year-old was hitchhiking when the trooper assaulted and killed her. Her body has been in a Minnesota cemetery until her exhumation in August.
A 30-year-old man was arrested Friday in last week’s fatal shooting of a man outside a popular neighborhood bar in northeast Minneapolis, police said.Dejonte Antwon…
The suspect knew the boy and his family, police say.
Authorities say firm’s surveillance video shows suspected arsonists.
Suspected street gang members operated from Minneapolis to Fargo.
Andrew Neal, now charged in connection with the burglary Saturday that led to the shooting of officer Jordan Davis, had been an informant for the department in the late 1990s, court records show.
University officials announced the change as part of an attempt to address growing concerns about racial profiling on campus.
Concern that the gunman was still at large appears to have been put to rest.
Police have one suspect in custody after a Minneapolis police officer was shot about 5 a.m. Saturday during a burglary call on the North Side, according to police. The police chief says the officer was targeted.
Minneapolis police arrested a former convict with a violent history in connection with what may have been a targeted ambush early Saturday of an officer responding to a burglary call.
They plan to use the data to deploy officers to prevent future abuse and potentially other crimes.
Residents using video and social media to fight back against crime are raising an array of concerns.
University of Minnesota students and supporters alleging on-campus racial discrimination took over President Eric Kaler’s office in Morrill Hall Monday afternoon.
Bloomington authorities said they also intend to prosecute 25 other protesters who were arrested on trespassing charges.
The city of Minneapolis has agreed to pay $25,000 to a former Patrick Henry High School student who was put into a chokehold by a…
Authorities are looking for whoever killed a man found bound and gagged.
The case for a man who was 16 at the time stems from a court ruling that bans life sentences for juveniles.
Chief says the department will implement all of the report’s findings.
Minneapolis’ exchange program with Toronto authorities aims to improve relations
Lawyer for Bailey Jordan Garcia plans to request a mental health evaluation.
Black Lives Matters Minneapolis is planning its biggest event yet at 1 p.m. Monday, when leaders plan to take over a busy St. Paul intersection and then march to the Capitol for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
New crime data shows stark disparity in crime depending on age.
A one-time top Minneapolis police official claims that he was unfairly stripped of his command because of his decision to run for Hennepin County sheriff.…
Some may also be on the hook for the city’s overtime costs to beef up security.
House at 2427 Pleasant Av. S. was ablaze when firefighters arrived.
Brian G. Fitch Sr., a career criminal suspected of killing Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick during a traffic stop, was shot and wounded by police.
Despite a historically low rate, residents in some of the most violent and crime-ravaged communities say they don’t feel much of a break in crime.
Police union leaders in St. Paul and Minneapolis urged protesters to “measure their words.”
Social media is forcing a new discussion over free speech versus credible threats.
Cmdr. Gerald Moore, an officer for 31 years, is named to lead the newly formed recruitment and administration division.
The second of two men has been convicted in connection with the July armed robbery of two University of Minnesota students.
Interview addresses national unrest over the deaths of Brown and Garner.
Authorities have identified the man who was fatally shot in the Jordan neighborhood of Minneapolis last week. Antonio Flood, 42, of Montgomery, Minn., died Saturday…
A Minneapolis man was charged Wednesday with murder in the stabbing of a homeless man last weekend at a south Minneapolis light-rail station. Anthony C.…
Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspected kidnapper who apparently lured a 7-year-old north Minneapolis girl into his car over the…
Report shows Minnesota’s cost of locking up young offenders is relatively low. Some give credit to diversionary programs.
Police have made an arrest in the Saturday afternoon stabbing death of a man at the Lake Street light-rail station. The victim was found at…
National unrest spurred discussions in the metro.
Police say Jeremiah Elijah Blackwell, 20, killed Eulalio Gonzalez-Sanchez, 37.
It turns out that Aaron Purmort was not Spider-Man, as he claimed in the funny-sweet obituary written by him and his wife, Nora, shortly before his death last week.
A 13-year-old was charged with making terroristic threats and fifth-degree assault, authorities said.
A car plunged into a group of protesters on Lake Street in Minneapolis and struck a 16-year-old girl, but the day was mostly peaceful, if not sometimes bitter.
Prosecutors described several of the defendants as high-ranking members of the 1-9 street gang and its offshoot, the Stick Up Boys.