Prospect Park group aims to preserve Glendale public housing

Prospect Park group aims to preserve Glendale public housing

Historic designation could help preserve the Minneapolis neighborhood's low-income row houses.

Woman fatally shot in back and found in N. Mpls. is identified

June 28
Woman fatally shot in back and found in N. Mpls. is identified
No arrests have been made in the killing of Coshaye Brown.
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For one month, Minneapolis pianos drew out our thirst for making music

June 28
For one month, Minneapolis pianos drew out our thirst for making music
An amateur pianist was determined to play all 25 of the downtown Pianos on Parade, and she was delighted by her encounters.
Minneapolis
June 30
Leasing agent Nick Torrez took in the view of the Downtown East Commons park.

Minneapolis buys Downtown East Commons park for $20M

Minneapolis transacted with Ryan Cos. for the proverbial keys to the Downtown East Commons, which is expected to be partly complete in less than a month in its home near U.S. Bank Stadium. The "Great Lawn" is sodded, trees are being planted and lighting soon will be installed at the nearly two-block park bisected by Portland Avenue in an area once dominated by the Star Tribune's headquarters.
Minneapolis
June 30

Man found fatally shot on south Minneapolis street after 8:15 a.m. call

Officers were called about 8:15 a.m. to E. 24th Street and Oakland Avenue S. on a report of a gunshot, said police spokesman John Elder.
Minneapolis
June 30
Minneapolis
June 30

American Refugee Committee snags John Griffith, former Target exec and civic leader, for key post

John Griffith, who left Target in 2014 as its executive vice president of property development, will lead global humanitarian operations for Minneapolis-based ARC. He will direct more than 1,600 people in 11 countries, notably Syria, Congo, Pakistan and Somalia.
Minneapolis
June 30
Fireworks were displayed over the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, Mi...

Boom! Report ranks Minneapolis second-best city for July 4th festivities

For patriots looking for Independence Day celebrations with extra sizzle, Minneapolis is the place to be.
Minneapolis
June 30

2 young men shot a block from the U; no arrests

Two young men were shot a block from the University of Minnesota late at night, and police are looking for those responsible.
Minneapolis
June 30

Advocates for $15 minimum wage rally in Mpls., turn in petitions

Mpls. officials will work to verify the signatures.
Minneapolis
June 30
Members of Gophers wrestling coach J Robinson's team were accused of selling and using Xanax.

No charges for U wrestlers, Robinson in Xanax drug case

County attorney says evidence insufficient, but U is still investigating wrestlers, coach.
Minneapolis
June 29

At annual convention, Hennepin County a model for how jailed mentally ill are treated

The humane treatment of mentally ill inmates is highlighted at conference.
Minneapolis
June 29

North Minneapolis Salvation Army center reopens with fitness center, hot meals

The Salvation Army's service center in north Minneapolis has reopened after a major upgrade that now includes hot meals for the needy, remodeled offices and a fitness center.
West Metro
June 29

Obituary: David Forster Jr.'s aspirations as an athlete, businessman cut short

A week after running alongside his fiancée in Grandma's Marathon, helping her finish her first 26.2-mile race, the 27-year-old elite runner collapsed on an evening run near his Minneapolis home and died.
Minneapolis
June 28

St. Paul sings 'Hello' to Minneapolis in Adele parody video

With Adele set to kick off her U.S. tour at the Xcel next week, St. Paul used the opportunity to tweak Minneapolis with a message from "the other side."
Minneapolis
June 28
Demonstrators marched in circles and blocked off traffic at East Lake...

Mpls. supporters of $15 minimum wage ready with 20K signatures

Supporters confident they have 20,000 valid petition signatures and the law in their favor.
Minneapolis
June 28

Fraud trial of Jordan Davis, son of convicted CEO, set to go to jurors

Prosecutors say Jordan Davis cashed checks but did no work; defense says he was on call.
State + Local
June 28
Democratic members of Congress, including Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., center, and Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-Conn., participated Wednesday in a sit-down protest seeking a vote on gun control measures.

Stung by defeats, Democrats shift strategy on gun control

The party is bringing its case to the people, with leaders urging members to conduct sit-ins around the country as they try to sustain the flash of activism on the gun issue.
Minneapolis
June 28

Woman dies after being shot in car in north Minneapolis

She was shot in the back and found the woman in a vehicle in the 1800 block of Penn Avenue North.
Minneapolis
June 28

Woman in very critical condition after being shot on north side of Minneapolis

An adult woman was shot in the back in north Minneapolis Monday night. Police responding to a 911 call about 11:15 p.m. found the woman…
Minneapolis
June 27

Police investigating whether N. Minneapolis activist's death was homicide

A well-known anti-violence crusader believed to have fatally shot himself in a north Minneapolis home earlier this month instead may have been killed by someone…
Stage & Arts
June 27

That's not funny: Threat to Acme comedy club brings crowd to City Hall

Developer of apartments nearby and the city hope to work out a parking plan for the club.
Minneapolis
June 27
Prince's half-brother Alfred Jackson, center, made his way into the Ca...

Judge may seek Minnesota appeals court review for complex Prince estate

A search through thousands of boxes of documents has yet to turn up a will.