Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor, middle, is flanked by his attorneys Peter Wold, left, and Thomas Plunkett, right, at the Hennepin Coun

Noor trial reveals deep fracture between Mpls. police, County Attorney's Office

Experienced attorneys say they have never seen such deep conflict between a law enforcement agency and prosecutor revealed in a Minnesota courtroom.

Nonprofit opens new wellness facility in north Minneapolis to combat obesity

April 19
Logan Webster 10, left, Amani Powel,l 10, and Zach Weiner, 14, worked out at the Youth & Families Determined To Succeed facility in Minneapolis.
It is part of a growing effort to address health disparities in the neediest parts of the city.

Minneapolis approves use of tax subsidies for market-rate housing

April 19
An earlier rendering of the apartment units proposed for the third phase of Seward Commons. The Minneapolis City Council approved the use of tax subsi
Four council members voted against using public financing for the Seward complex.
Minneapolis
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Man run over, killed by light-rail train in Minneapolis

A man was run over and killed by a light-rail train as it was leaving the Stadium Village station in Minneapolis early Saturday, Metro Transit…
Minneapolis
April 19
A pedal pub sits amid other vehicles at the Minneapolis impound lot.

Police: Dozens of cars stolen in northeast Minneapolis in recent weeks

No suspects have been identified, a police spokesman said.
Minneapolis
April 19

University of Minnesota professor and explorer pleads guilty to domestic assault

Climate change expert Aaron Doering will serve 180 days in the workhouse and complete two years of probation.
Minneapolis
April 19
Minneapolis police officer Matthew Harrity leaves the courtroom for lunch break with his attorney Fred Bruno.

Noor's former partner testifies he feared for life when silhouette appeared

Asked if the use of deadly force would've been premature, officer Matthew Harrity responded yes.
West Metro
April 18

Hennepin County reports drop in child protection caseloads

Hennepin County Board invested in staff, family resources to keep more kids out of system.
Minneapolis
April 18
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey delivered his second State of the City address Thursday.

Minneapolis to ban 'warrior' training for police, Frey says

Mayor Jacob Frey said Minneapolis will likely be the first city to ban the training, which critics say creates a higher likelihood for an unecessary use-of-force encounter with the public.
Minneapolis
April 18
A Minneapolis Fire Department ladder truck was in a crash with five other vehicles Thursday on 38th Street between Hiawatha and Minnehaha avenues.

Minneapolis fire truck, 5 other vehicles in crash on busy street; no injuries

The truck was not on an emergency call, police said.
Minneapolis
April 18
Minneapolis police officer Matthew Harrity left the courtroom Thursday over the lunch break.

What we learned Thursday in court at Mohamed Noor's murder trial

Matthew Harrity, who was the partner of former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor, testified for roughly five hours.
Data Drop
April 18

Fatal police encounters since 2000

The Star Tribune collected the names and stories of everyone who died after a physical confrontation with law enforcement in Minnesota since January 2000, and continues to update this database as new incidents occur.
Minneapolis
April 18
Justine Ruszczyk Damond

Noor jury sees teen's 29-second video of shooting's aftermath

The teenager recorded a 29-second clip of the immediate aftermath of the shooting.
Minneapolis
April 18
U.S. Bank Stadium, shown in December before the game between the Minnesota Vikings and Miami Dolphins.

Calif. man charged with swindling Vikings out of $35,000 luxury suite for two games

Check bounced after man threw a party and used a cabin suite for 49ers game, according to the complaint.
Minneapolis
April 17
Nancy Dunlap, shown at Minneapolis City Hall in December, is an investigator for the Hennepin County Attorney's Office.

What we learned in court at the Mohamed Noor trial

Noteworthy developments Wednesday at the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor.
Minneapolis
April 17
Council Member Linea Palmisano (with microphone) stood Wednesday at the front of the City Hall Chambers with justice officials, survivors and other co

As reform looms, sex assault survivors share stories with Mpls. Council

Minneapolis police presented a comprehensive plan to better handle the cases
West Metro
April 16
Lawyer Stephen Tillitt spoke to reporters and read a statement on behalf of the family whose five-year-old son was tossed over a third floor balcony i

Man accused in attack on 5-year-old boy at Mall of America appears in court

Boy's family says outpouring of support affirms "overall goodness of humanity."
Minneapolis
April 16
FILE - In this file photo taken Thursday, May 22, 2014, Liu Qiangdong, also known as Richard Liu, CEO of JD.com, raises his arms in 2014 to celebrate

U student who claimed she was raped by Chinese billionaire files lawsuit

An attorney for Richard Liu said the suit is without merit.
Minneapolis
April 16
A preliminary rendering of the new Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities in north Minneapolis.

Growing nonprofit Big Brothers Big Sisters is moving to its own building in north Minneapolis

The nonprofit known for its mentoring programs will move in fall 2020.
Minneapolis
April 16
Cheryl Miller of Eden Prairie wrote a message in a book of prayers for Notre Dame on the Altar of the Sacred Heart at Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapo

At Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis, faithful offers prayers for Notre Dame

The basilica will send a book of messages and prayers to the archbishop of Paris next week.
Minneapolis
April 16

What we learned in court Tuesday in the trial of Mohamed Noor

Sgt. Shannon Barnette, who managed the scene after the fatal shooting of Justine Ruszczyk Damond, took center stage in testimony Tuesday at the murder trial of…
Minneapolis
April 16
Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor leaves the Hennepin County Government Center after the first day of trial in Minneapolis on Monday, Apr

Prosecutors assail fired Mpls. officer's supervisor for procedural missteps, secrecy

Questions of secrecy continue in Mohamed Noor's murder trial
Minneapolis
April 16
Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor, left, and his attorney Thomas Plunkett made their way out of court at the Hennepin County Government C

Prosecutors in Noor case query officers about turning off body cams

Sgt. Jarrod Kunze took the stand Monday afternoon as Noor's murder trial entered its third week.