Ty Jindra most recently worked as a patrol officer in the North Side 4th Precinct. He was among the first officers to arrive to the scene of the polic

Mpls. cop under federal investigation for alleged excessive force, theft

A federal grand jury has been hearing evidence against Ty Jindra, who most recently worked as a patrol officer in the North Side 4th Precinct, sources say.

North Regional Library in north Minneapolis closing for a year

February 27
After being closed for renovation and a technology upgrade, North Regional Library had a grand reopening in January 2007.
Nearly $7 million will spent on renovations.

Commercial janitors in Twin Cities strike for better wages, benefits

February 27
Maria Jimenez, who has been working as a commercial janitor for 19 years, chanted and walked the picket line with other SEIU Local 26 members and supp
More than 100 janitors picketed along Nicollet Mall ahead of a Friday bargaining session.
West Metro
5:43pm
Scott Wagner

Man killed in small-plane crash near Rogers was co-owner of gardening retailer

Wagners Greenhouses and Garden Center confirmed the identity.
North Metro
5:14pm
Fire investigators have turned the Northern Metal property back over to the company after a massive fire last week, Becker Police Chief Brent Baloun s

Judge: Northern Metal can resume work in Mpls., must comply with MPCA order in Becker

Massive blaze at Northern Metal plant in Becker, Minn., prompted the emergency order from the state.
Minneapolis
4:20pm

Thieves steal truck, hit several parked cars before crashing in south Minneapolis

Police said the suspects, believed to be juveniles, ran from the scene.
Minneapolis
3:24pm

Crews putting out fire in northeast Minneapolis find body nearby

A man's body was found by crews putting out a fire.
Minneapolis
2:58pm
Construction workers built scaffolding on the northwest side of U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Friday.

U.S. Bank Stadium faces $21M in leak repairs to black panels

The black zinc panels that form the exterior of U.S. Bank Stadium leak more than previously revealed and must all be replaced at a cost of $21 million over the next two years. The costs will be split among the building's general contractor, Golden Valley-based M.A. Mortenson Co., and seven others.
Minneapolis
February 28
Minnesota Vikings defensive back Jayron Kearse, in front after beating the Denver Broncos.

Vikings' Kearse sentenced to probation, community service for driving drunk with gun

Judge accepts plea deal, orders him to complete NFL substance abuse program, do community service, turn in his pistol.
Minneapolis
February 27
Police responded to numerous 911 calls about a shooting at Rouge at the Lounge nightclub in downtown Minneapolis early Sunday, Feb. 23.

Minneapolis cites Rouge at the Lounge nightclub again after fatal shooting

Rouge at the Lounge must update its security plan, specifying how it will keep guns out of the club.
Minneapolis
February 26
Minneapolis schools Superintendent Ed Graff, left, said he hopes the union will reconsider its opposition when the district brings forward its final p

Minneapolis teachers union opposes school district redesign

Union leaders urge district to slow down and involve more people in its design.
Minneapolis
February 26
With nowhere to sit, people stood as they waited downtown for a bus Wednesday. City officials say it’s a question of cost.

Missing from Hennepin Avenue overhaul: Somewhere to sit

Some worry that a lack of benches will punish pedestrians and the homeless.
Minneapolis
February 26

Authorities release name of man killed at Minneapolis nightclub

Rouge at the Lounge will not open this weekend as staff members work with the city to update their security plan, according to a Facebook post.
Minneapolis
February 26
Marjory Holly

Marjory Holly, who fought off crack dealers and prostitutes to save historic homes along I-35W in Minneapolis, dies at 80

"At a time when her friends were fleeing to the suburbs and giving up on the city, we were there to stick it out," daughter Mercedes Austin said.
Minneapolis
February 25
Police responded to numerous 911 calls about a shooting at Rouge at the Lounge nightclub in downtown Minneapolis early Sunday, Feb. 23.

Before fatal shooting, downtown Minneapolis club cited for multiple violations since 2018

The city is reviewing Rouge at the Lounge again following the shooting.
Minneapolis
February 25

Fat Tuesday at Holy Cross Catholic Church

It's the Sauerkraut Supper and Mardi Gras Dance at the Holy Cross Catholic Church.
Minneapolis
February 25

Annunciation School remains closed after sewer main break causes flooding

Cleanup will continue on Tuesday at the south Minneapolis school.
Minneapolis
February 25
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Suit: Fired Mpls. cop singled out for age, Japanese heritage

A former Minneapolis police trainee who was fired two years ago has sued the department, saying he was singled out for harassment because of his age and Japanese heritage. The city of Minneapolis is the only defendant named in the lawsuit, which seeks at least $75,000 in damages.
Minneapolis
February 25
Delineator sticks have been installed at the intersection of 27th and S. Lyndale Avenue in Minneapolis' Uptown area, but safety advocates say measures

Fight to make Mpls. streets safer revolves around Lyndale

Demonstrators have clamored for safety improvements on Lyndale, protesting with signs that say "Safe Streets For All" and "#FixLyndale." Members of a new campaign called Safe Streets Save Lives say they plan to protest each month until more changes are made to the street.
Minneapolis
February 24

Minneapolis high school students can stay in same school after boundary changes

Students currently in Minneapolis high schools can remain the same school even after the district changes attendance boundaries, officials said Monday.Students in grades 10 through…
Minneapolis
February 24
Fire investigators have turned the Northern Metal property back over to the company after a massive fire last week, Becker Police Chief Brent Baloun s

Investigators exit scene of massive recycling plant fire

Northern Metal has been cited for another fire code violation at its north Minneapolis location, where it has been storing junked vehicles during its move to the Becker site.
West Metro
February 24
Myon Burrell, convicted in the murder of Tyesha Edwards, an 11-year-old girl pierced in the heart by a stray bullet in 2002 while doing homework at he

Freeman defends Klobuchar's handling of 2003 Burrell case

Hennepin County attorney says senator not responsible for Burrell murder conviction.
Minneapolis
February 23
Police responded to numerous 911 calls about a shooting at Rouge at the Lounge nightclub in downtown Minneapolis early Sunday, Feb. 23.

Fatal shooting in Mpls. nightclub renews safety debate

Man dies at hospital hours after being shot at nightclub Sunday.