The burned-out 14th floor of the high-rise at Cedar High apartments, where five people died from smoke inhalation.

Ex-Gov. Carlson: 'I think we failed' on sprinkler requirements for old high-rises

Carlson twice vetoed broader sprinkler mandates after the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority and other groups complained that retrofit proposals didn't come with any money.

Democrat Stacey Abrams to Minnesotans: Watch out for voter suppression in 2020

December 7
Democrat Stacey Abrams talked about voter suppression with Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon during a panel discussion on voting rights Saturda
The former Democratic Georgia gubernatorial candidate spoke at the University of Minnesota.

Mayor Frey wants Mpls. to hire, train new class of police cadets

December 7
In 2018, Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo greeted cadets ahead of a news conference held by Mayor Jacob Frey.
The mayor had proposed hiring 14 officers for specific roles, but now wants a full class of cadets.
Minneapolis
2:10pm
Kjersten Schladetzky, with 8-year-old Nelson and 11-year-old William.

'Heartbroken' couple recall daughter, 2 grandsons killed in Mpls. murder-suicide

"It is so very, very hard to move from the present tense to the past tense when talking of Kjersten, William, and Nelson."
Minneapolis
7:22am

3 masked males try to rob someone at gunpoint on U campus overnight

This was the second attempted robbery on campus since late Thursday.
Minneapolis
December 7
Raven B. Gant

Vigil held for mother killed in Minneapolis domestic slaying

A suspect, Raven Gant's ex-boyfriend, remains jailed, charged with second-degree murder.
Minneapolis
December 7
Doses of methadone. A preliminary police investigation determined that a family member, who is a recovering heroin addict and had recently relapsed, a

Overdose death of girl, 10, puts spotlight on growing opioid problem in Mpls.

Minneapolis has logged a decade-high 1,416 overdoses, 78 of which were fatal, according to police records.
Minneapolis
December 6
Minneapolis high-rise fire victims linked in life and death

Minneapolis high-rise fire victims linked in life and death

The five people who perished in the Nov. 27 blaze at Cedar High Apartments will forever be linked by the tragedy. Yet their lives, as well as their deaths, share a common thread.
Minneapolis
December 6

ISKU XIRAN NOLOSHA IYO GEERIDA

Shanta qof ee naftooda ku waayey dabkii 27ka Nofeembar ee Daaraha Dhaahdeer ee Cedar High ee Minneapolis oo lagu xasuusan doono masiibada dhacday. Noloshooda iyo geeridooda waxyaabo badan oo ay wadaagaan baa jira: halgankii ay u galeen nolosha, doonista ay u qabeen in ay adeegaan inta kale iyo ku xirnaashaha bulshada.
Minneapolis
December 6
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Firing of Minneapolis officer who struck handcuffed man reduced to 2-week suspension

The status of officer Peter Brazeau's former partner wasn't immediately known on Tuesday.
Minneapolis
December 5
Activist Al Flowers spoke at Thursday night’s listening session in south Minneapolis.

Top Minnesota public safety officials hear from citizens on deadly police encounters

Keith Ellison and John Harrington listened to emotional testimony from those who've lost loved ones.
Minneapolis
December 5
Family members of those killed in the fire sat down with Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center leaders, community leaders and volunteers and representatives of

Grieving relatives of Minneapolis high-rise fire victims come together

Religious and community organizations raised $94,000 in the week since the blaze. But organizers say more is needed to help fire victims.
Variety
December 5
Kate Nordstrum

Looking to expand, Minnesota's Great Northern winter fest hires a music innovator

Liquid Music founder Kate Nordstrum will lead an expansion of the Twin Cities midwinter festival.
Minneapolis
December 5
A rendering of the proposed bus garage near Metro Transit’s existing Heywood garage in the North Loop.

New bids for massive Metro Transit bus garage come in lower than original

The garage is needed for the growing fleet of buses.
Minneapolis
December 5

Robert Rose, educator and president of the Minneapolis teachers' union, dies at 93

Rose remained active politically and in the lives of his former students even after he entered his 90s, his daughter said.
Minneapolis
December 5
Target Field will have expanded netting for the 2020 season.

Twins will extend Target Field netting again for 2020 season

The aim of the netting is to protect fans from balls batted or thrown into the seating area.
Minneapolis
December 4
The sprinkler retrofitting of St Paul’s Ravoux Hi-Rise was completed in 2012. This is one of the apartments on the fourth floor. The building’s as

St. Paul agency added sprinklers to every high-rise, but it took 22 years

A deadly fire like the one in Minneapolis "not possible" in St. Paul, former fire marshal says.
Minneapolis
December 4

Minneapolis man sentenced to 20 years for 2015 killing, dismembering of estranged girlfriend

Joshua Dow was set to be released from prison in February for a related offense.
Minneapolis
December 4
Clockwise from top left: Raven Bianca Gant; Carol and Barry Bennett; Kjersten, William and Nelson Schladetzky; Mark Franklin Jr.; Mary Jo Loons Jansen

Brooks: Remembering the victims we've already forgotten

Guns killed so many of us this year, Jennifer Brooks writes. Our neighbors keep dying, and we find ways to forget.
Minneapolis
December 4
Raven B. Gant

Murder charge: Mpls. woman endured abuse before father of her child shot her

A 41-year-old man was charged with murder Monday in the shooting of a 27-year-old woman in the back on Thanksgiving as their 2-year-old daughter stood…
Minneapolis
December 4

Minn. brothers sentenced for robberies, including one that caused market owner's fatal heart attack

Lennie and Randy Brooks will face 30 and 20 years, respectively, in a spate of robberies that targeted elderly business owners.
Minneapolis
December 4
Salad Samatar is recovering at HCMC after a narrow escape from a Cedar-Riverside apartment fire that killed five others last week.

For survivor of Mpls. high-rise fire, 'My time hasn't ended yet'

Initially pronounced dead, Salad Samatar is making a slow recovery.
Minneapolis
December 3
Kjersten Schladetzky, with sons William, 11, and Nelson, 8.

Man who fatally shot sons, ex-wife in Mpls. left suicide note

Hennepin County court records and autopsies reveal new details about the triple-murder suicide that's shaken many.