HBO closer to filming 'Mogadishu, Minnesota' in Mpls. public housing

HBO closer to filming 'Mogadishu, Minnesota' in Mpls. public housing

But producers of 'Mogadishu, Minnesota' must satisfy resident council before getting the final OK..
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Report lists Mpls. as 25th most dangerous U.S. city, but Chicago isn't ranked

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Report lists Mpls. as 25th most dangerous U.S. city, but Chicago isn't ranked
As alarming as Minneapolis' place on the 24/7 Wall St. list might sound, those who monitor crime view such rankings warily.

Lawsuit seeks rent refunds, receivership to manage Stephen Frenz's apartments

September 26
Lawsuit seeks rent refunds, receivership to manage Stephen Frenz's apartments
It's the second round of legal trouble for one of the landlords.
Minneapolis
4:28pm
Eric Dabdee, a tenant of three years, stands on the back balcony of th...

Tenants win back rent, more time at affordable Minneapolis apartment building

Minneapolis took the Park Laurel ownership group to court over unaddressed housing violations.
Minneapolis
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Minneapolis Public Schools referendum: Quiet so far

The campaign said it will be ramping up efforts to raise awareness of the referendum soon.
Minneapolis
4:00pm

Jury convicts Minneapolis man for killing his wife and her 15-year-old daughter

Gonzalo Galvan will spend the rest of his life in prison.
Local
1:32pm

Housing board grants rent relief to tenants on extended absences

MPHA cites burden of keeping track of makeup payments for tenants who left the country for 30-90-day trips
Local
9:57am

Campaign PR pro to lead communications for Mayor Hodges

A veteran communications chief for left-leaning political campaigns, Eric Fought, is taking over as the public face of Mayor Betsy Hodges' office.
North Metro
September 28

Minneapolis man pleads guilty to shooting over Air Jordans outside Brooklyn Center Foot Locker

A Minneapolis 18-year-old pleaded guilty to shooting a man outside a Brooklyn Center Foot Locker store in March, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced Wednesday.…
Minneapolis
September 28
Music
September 28

Cedar Cultural Center awarded $500,000 to boost Minnesota residencies for Somali artists

A newly awarded $500,000 grant will enable the Cedar Cultural Center to set up multiweek residencies for Somali artists at Augsburg College in Minneapolis, St.…
Local
September 28

Police: Man wounded in I-94 shooting in north Minneapolis

A man was shot in the calf Tuesday afternoon while traveling in a car on Interstate-94 , between the Dowling and West Broadway avenue exits, according to police and scanner reports.
Minneapolis
September 27

Nurses, Allina stop talks for night; rush hour protest briefly clogs downtown Mpls.

Mediator gets sides back to table after demonstration Tuesday morning.
West Metro
September 27
Authorities have removed an urn from a mausoleum at Lakewood Cemetery in Minneapolis after allegations that Igor Vorotinov is actually alive and living in Ukraine and Moldova.

Twin Cities man sentenced in $2M plot to fake dad's death overseas

Restitution ordered in scam also involving his mother.
Minneapolis
September 27

Mpls. fire captain files sexual harassment, retaliation suit

A Minneapolis fire captain has filed a lawsuit accusing the city's fire department of failing to protect her from a commander who allegedly sexually harassed her.
Minneapolis
September 26
Jenny Rhoades, a public works meter reader for Bloomington walked bris...

Move over rotary phones – meter readers join ranks of the relics

They survived longer than milkmen and most door-to-door salespeople, but modern technology is erasing another traditional figure of the urban landscape: water meter readers.The days…
Minneapolis
September 26

Twin Cities husband of ex-tax judge admits duping IRS

He pleaded guilty to $1M in improper deductions; the case against his wife, a former judge, is pending.
West Metro
September 25

Preservationists urge action to save steel grain elevators near U

Regents will vote on razing steel grain silos for athletic facilities.
Minneapolis
September 25

About time: Work begins on face-lift for Minneapolis City Hall clock

They can't turn back time, but workers updating the clock tower at Minneapolis City Hall are removing the white clock faces and replacing them with…
Minneapolis
September 24

Tevlin: Abdi Warsame is a voice for Islam, for Somalia, and for hope

  With the U.S. State Department as his sponsor, Abdi Warsame had just spent several days traveling around Morocco, talking to other Muslims about the…
Minneapolis
September 24
Fans made it into TCF Bank Stadium on Sept. 1 for the opener against Oregon State, the first game for the new security policy, which has drawn a harsh review from some Gophers supporters.

TCF Bank Stadium security confuses, frustrates U fans

A revised bag policy has led to long lines as well since the Gophers' home opener on Sept. 1.
Variety
September 24

Minneapolis' Loring Park offers a mini-history lesson

Before the weather gets chilly, let's take a stroll around Loring Park. It's a nice amble — and it's also a history of the city written in miniature.
Minneapolis
September 23

Mpls. police detective sues over alleged retaliation, exam cheating

The $75,000 whistleblower suit was filed in Hennepin County District Court last week.