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August 8
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August 8
Minneapolis City Council President Lisa Bender, surrounded by renters and tenant advocates, spoke Thursday about a proposed ordinance limiting screeni

Minneapolis leaders push for limits on tenant screening

Landlords' association has criticized restrictions on background checks, other curbs on screening.
Minneapolis
August 8
Jamar Clark’s father, James Clark, addressed a recent news conference calling on the city to award $20 million to the family -- the same amount awar

Mpls., family of Jamar Clark reach tentative $200,000 settlement

Lawyer says the family realized change isn't possible through the courts. The City Council will be asked to sign off on the amount.
Minneapolis
August 7
Minneapolis police Sgt. Darcy Horn spoke to reporters Wednesday about a recent break-in and sexual assault.

Police: Man breaks into apartment overnight near U, sexually assaults woman

Authorities are looking for a suspect. Woman said she didn't know the attacker.
Minneapolis
August 7
The vaccine for measles, mumps, rubella. Families can go to Minneapolis School District headquarters between Aug. 19 and Sept. 4 and get their kids’

Minneapolis offering free vaccines for kids ahead of school

All metro children are urged to get measles shot before classes resume.
Minneapolis
August 7
Blessing Caldwell got a boost as she places the star atop the community Christmas tree outside the Fourth Precinct headquarters in Minneapolis. The ne

2 officers in north Mpls. Christmas tree controversy fired

The officers were put on administrative leave shortly after a photo of the tree surfaced on social media. The police union is appealing the firings.
North Metro
August 7
An intense manhunt is underway in a neighborhood on the Columbia Heights-Fridley border where officers from multiple agencies are going yard to yard i

Suspect who led police on high-speed chase was wanted in Minneapolis party slaying

Fleeing charges were filed against the suspect, who has since been released from custody.
Minneapolis
August 7
A 2016 trash cleanup at Lake Hiawatha Park in Minneapolis.

Minneapolis Park Board seeks to ban single-use plastics at park events

"It's a small part of a larger vision around sustainability ... but it's something we can all have an impact on," Commissioner Jono Cowgill said.
Minneapolis
August 7
Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo.

Latest Minneapolis police leadership shakeup announced includes two new precinct inspectors

Police union president applauds promotions.
Minneapolis
August 6
Minneapolis police car

Auto thefts up 22% across Minneapolis, police say

Police say that more than eight out of every 10 stolen vehicles are eventually recovered.
Minneapolis
August 6
Yohannes Zemedhin, co-owner of the Red Sea restaurant, said he is concerned about the loss of existing business parking space and fearful a new mall c

Plans for African market in Minneapolis' Cedar-Riverside not welcomed by all

Some merchants say the city should deal with crime, not eliminate parking.
Minneapolis
August 6
The state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension investigated the scene after Minneapolis police shot and killed a man Friday on the 2400 block of Emerson Av

Man shot and killed by Minneapolis police is identified

Mario Philip Benjamin, 32, died of multiple gunshot wounds, autopsy shows.
Minneapolis
August 5

Speaking in Minneapolis, member of Central Park Five doesn't let anger consume him

Yusef Salaam was on panel with state's top law enforcement officials.
West Metro
August 4
Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman poses for a portrait in Hennepin County Government Center after returning from a leave for alcohol treatment.

Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman back on the job

Job stress contributed to alcohol abuse. Now he says he's ready for work.
Minneapolis
August 3
A vehicle slammed into a building Friday night near N. Lowry and Colfax avenues in Minneapolis, leaving 12 people with minor injuries, police said.

12 suffer minor injuries when vehicle slams into building in north Mpls.

The crash at N. Lowry and Colfax avenues appears to be the result of a medical condition suffered by the driver, a police spokesman said.
Minneapolis
August 3
Lucy Laney Principal Mauri Friestleben, shown in 2017 with Minneapolis schools Superintendent Ed Graff.

Minneapolis Lucy Laney Elementary principal to lead North High

Mauri Melander Friestleben will start her new role on Aug. 5.
Minneapolis
August 2
X Games veteran Ryan Sheckler performed a 360 flip during the X Games street qualifiers at U.S. Bank Stadium in July.

Star skateboarder Ryan Sheckler reaches out to Twin Cities adaptive athletes

Ryan Sheckler also donated $10,000 to limb-loss group.
Minneapolis
August 2
The state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension investigated the scene after Minneapolis police shot and killed a man early Friday morning on the 2400 block

Minneapolis police shoot, kill man at apparent domestic call

Officials said that the man shot a woman, who is expected to survive.
Minneapolis
August 2
The state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension investigated the scene after Minneapolis police shot and killed a man early Friday morning on the 2400 block

Minneapolis police shoot, kill man at apparent domestic call

The officers opened fire after repeatedly instructing the man to drop his weapon, although the circumstances and timeline that preceded the shooting are not yet known.