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November 1
CTC managing director Kimberly Motes apologized on behalf of the theater directly to survivor Laura Stearns during Friday's news conference. Jeff Ande

Children's Theatre reaches settlements in remaining sex abuse cases

The theater will contribute $500,000 to start a fund to support survivors.
Minneapolis
November 1
then-Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Tom Johnson in 2016.

Court: Police should be shielded against most civil rights claims from ex-Viking

Tom Johnson can still pursue the lawsuit for the stun gun usage. outside a club in 2014.
Minneapolis
November 1

Woman charged in Minneapolis slaying of her child's father

The victim had at least three gunshot wounds. The complaint did not detail a possible motive.
Minneapolis
November 1

Death of north Minneapolis man in home is ruled a homicide

Justin O. Harris, of Minneapolis, died of multiple gunshot wounds inside his home on the 3900 block of N. Lyndale Avenue, according to an autopsy.
Minneapolis
October 31

Man's body found in Minneapolis home; police treating death as suspicious

The death of a man in his 30s whose body was found in his north Minneapolis home is being treated as suspicious, police said Thursday.…
Minneapolis
October 31
Jayron Kearse celebrated after a sack last season.

Vikings' Kearse faces drunk driving, gun charges; had teammate in car

Jayron Kearse had a semiautomatic handgun loaded with more than two dozen rounds, as well as a teammate in his car, when police pulled him over early Sunday, according to charges filed Tuesday.
Minneapolis
October 30
Stonehouse Square Apartments.

New owner will preserve affordable housing in historic Mpls. building

Commonbond Communities bought Stonehouse Square for $11 million and will renew a Section 8 contract for 19 low-income units.
Minneapolis
October 30

Robert 'Bob' King, former editor of the Star and president of the Downtown Council, dies

Under King's watch, the council launched the weekly farmers market on Nicollet Mall and also planted the seeds for the downtown Target store.
Minneapolis
October 30
Hennepin County officials see the Parkside building, at 825 S. 8th St. and 826 S. 9th St., as tied to the future renovation and redesign of the health

Hennepin County moves to acquire office building near HCMC for $8 million

The $8 million Parkside Professional Center is eyed for Hennepin Healthcare.
Minneapolis
October 30
Alec Voight bagged groceries at Kowalski’s in Minneapolis. A City Council member has reintroduced a proposal to charge five cents for each bag — p

Minneapolis tries again to set nickel fee on plastic, paper bags

The Legislature blocked the city's efforts to ban plastic bags in 2017.
Minneapolis
October 28
A general manager at this Cowboy Jack's in downtown Minneapolis was knocked out with one punch during a robbery in August 2019. Photo by Paul Walsh, S

Charges: Fired security guard robs Cowboy Jack's of $24K at gunpoint, knocks out manager

Video captures Hakeem Coles holding woman at gunpoint, knocking her unconscious, taking money, indictment says.
Minneapolis
October 28

Prison for ex-Hennepin County worker, husband who stole nearly $250K in public assistance

The two were also ordered to pay back what their fraud conspiracy reaped.
Minneapolis
October 26
Adil Albosaad, owner of E and L Supermarket and Deli, lost customers after menthol sales were banned.

New rules hit Minneapolis corner stores hard

Minneapolis hopes to help convenience shop owners who say new health laws, particularly on tobacco, have dried up business.
Duluth
October 26
Minnesotans worked for decades to try to get Washington's NFL football team to change its nickname, including protesting Thursday before Washington an

Brooks: Minnesota schools figured out how to play sports without stereotypes; why can't the NFL?

While the Vikings were curb-stomping his team in Minneapolis, owner Daniel Snyder could have spent the time researching better team names.
Minneapolis
October 25
In 2017, Medaria Arrodondo, then acting Minneapolis police chief, shook hands with Dave Bicking with Communities United Against Police Brutality.

Accountability group sues for Minneapolis police disciplinary records

The group has long argued that such records should be public after arbitration.
Minneapolis
October 25
Drivers navigate traffic on Interstate 94.

Busy I-94 stretch between Mpls., St. Paul to close nightly for next two weeks

While the closure was previously announced, MnDOT on Friday announced a different detour.
West Metro
October 25
In September, police lined up as onlookers shouted after an officer-involved shooting in Richfield by Edina police.

Protesters calling on Edina, Richfield police to release video of fatal shooting march in downtown Minneapolis, blocking trains

Activists rallied at the Hennepin County Government Center before marching downtown, briefly blocking intersections and tracks.
Minneapolis
October 25
Nancy Przymus, from right, holds a sign against the 2040 Comprehensive Plan, as her neighbor Blue Delliquanti holds a sign supporting the plan during

Mpls. formally OKs landmark 2040 plan around higher density

Now the City Council will move forward on other changes aimed to reshape the city into a denser urban core. The most controversial part of the plan allows duplexes and triplexes in large tracts of the city zoned only for single family homes. With final votes expected next month, that change could go into effect Jan. 1.
Minneapolis
October 25
Fox Iron Eaglefeather 3, with mother Melody Iron Eaglefeather, protested the nickname and mascot of the Washington NFL team at the Commons in Minneapo

Protesters march, rally against Washington team's name

Chanting "Change the name!" and "We are not your mascot!" and carrying signs, the group congregated in the Commons park in front of U.S. Bank Stadium after marching from Peavey Park.
Books
October 25
Hillary Clinton spoke Thursday in Minneapolis during a book event promoting her new book “The Book of Gutsy Women.”

In promoting book, Clintons urge Minnesotans to make a difference in 2020 vote

Hillary and Chelsea Clinton made a stop in Minneapolis to promote their just-released "The Book of Gutsy Women: Favorite Stories of Courage and Resilience."