Burhan Elmi, co-owner of the cafe, left, chatted with John Torgeson, right, who works in emergency glass services, who had come to measure the windows

Immigrant storefronts vandalized in Seward neighborhood; suspect arrested

Police are looking into whether bias is behind the damage.

Hennepin County hosts juvenile warrant forgiveness day

September 19
Hennepin County's first juvenile warrant forgiveness event will be held at 1256 N. Penn Av. in Minneapolis, at what had been Thor Construction.
Adults also may resolve nonfelony juvenile cases at "trust-building" event.

Last of 4 guilty pleas entered in state's largest seizure of meth worth millions of dollars

September 19
Officers found 191 pounds of meth (packaging included) in a north Minneapolis home. Credit: Drug task force photo
The drug haul was seized from a home in north Minneapolis by task force officers.
Duluth
September 19
This Fire Department boat participated in the rescue of a woman in Duluth.

Injured Mpls. woman saved from precarious spot in windy Duluth bay after losing sailboat

Winds were gusting to 40 to 45 mph for much of her time of uncertain fate, according to the National Weather Service.
Minneapolis
September 19
Mike Sherels on the field at TCF Bank Stadium as the Gophers warmed up in 2016.

Former Gophers player and coach settles with U hospital over treatment

Mike Sherels, a football captain who later became an assistant coach, reached a $1 million settlement with the University of Minnesota Medical Center Fairview for treatment in 2016 that left him in a coma.
Minneapolis
September 19
Amy Moeller, above, showed the sinkhole that appeared in front of her house this wet summer. The sewer pipe below will cost her and a neighbor $30,000

Waterlogged neighborhood in south Minneapolis pleads for help

High water levels have wreaked havoc in a section of south Minneapolis, flooding basements, turning fields to marshes and causing sewer lines and pipes to break.
Minneapolis
September 18
A 911 operator answers emergency calls at a Minneapolis dispatch center. Diverting 911 calls deemed less serious to other government agencies could al

Mpls. officials consider if some 911 calls can be handled outside of police

The proposed move aims to allow police to focus on more urgent calls that demand immediate response.
Minneapolis
September 18
Susan Spiller

Hennepin County juvenile judge hears arguments in Susan Spiller murder case

No timetable has been announced for a decision in the matter.
Minneapolis
September 18
Mayor Jacob Frey and other city and Hennepin County outlined the bail alternative program Wednesday outside All Square in Minneapolis.

Minneapolis seeks alternative to cash bail for low-level crimes

Mayor Jacob Frey's $75,000 proposal would pair defendants with social workers.
Minneapolis
September 18

Man charged with attempted murder for lighting woman on fire in Minneapolis

The woman drove herself to the hospital after the flames were extinguished.
Minneapolis
September 18

Two hospitalized after stabbing, hammer attack in 'exceptionally chaotic' scene at Mpls. home

Police spokesman John Elder said the attack was not random.
Minneapolis
September 17
Traffic moved along Hennepin Avenue near W. 24th Street during an evening commute.

Minneapolis considers lower speed limits citywide

It's one of several strategies the city is considering to eliminate deaths and serious injuries from crashes.
Minneapolis
September 17

8th annual Farm-to-School Community BBQ.

Minneapolis Public Schools leaders and families at the 8th annual Farm-to-School Community BBQ.The BBQ aims to show support for the local farmers whose fresh and locally grown foods are served in Minneapolis school lunchrooms, and educate students and families about agriculture and nutrition
Minneapolis
September 17

Man suspected in 7 area bank robberies charged in two Minneapolis heists

Police say that more charges are forthcoming against the 37-year-old suspect, William Villaneuva.
Minneapolis
September 17

2-year-old struck by wayward bullet in north Minneapolis neighborhood

No suspects had been arrested as of Tuesday afternoon.
Minneapolis
September 17
Data Drop
September 17
Yellow law enforcement line with police car and lights in the background.

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
September 16
Streaks of blood in the street and two small bouquets of flowers were the only remnants Monday of the chaotic scene Sunday night at the site of an off

Investigators continue questioning after St. Paul officer fatally shoots man

St. Paul police officer involved in fatal shooting yet to be ID'd.
Minneapolis
September 16
Assailants attacked a victim on Aug. 3 near Target field in this image from surveillance video provided by the Minneapolis Police Department.

18 charged in two violent group robberies in downtown Mpls.

The two August incidents were part of a robbery spree that targeted "easy prey," people who were intoxicated, distracted and alone, Minneapolis police said.
Stage & Arts
September 16
Minneapolis
September 16

Attacker tried to set fire to woman in Minneapolis, police say

Minneapolis police are looking for someone they say tried to set a woman on fire in the Lind-Bohanon neighborhood early Monday morning.The victim's age and…
Minneapolis
September 16
Judge Joan Ericksen ruled in favor of Hennepin Healthcare, dismissing all six of Brittany Buckley's allegations.

Judge throws out patient's ketamine lawsuit against HCMC

Woman says that Hennepin Healthcare violated her civil rights.
Minneapolis
September 16
The Nokomis Station at 5139 34th Av. S., Minneapolis. Credit: File photo

Asbestos removal closing a south Minneapolis post office for more than a week

The shutdown starts Monday, with resumption of services scheduled for Sept. 27, according to the U.S. Postal Service.