Minneapolis

Nicknamed "City of Lakes" and the "Mill City," it's the county seat of Hennepin County and the largest city in Minnesota.

Local
4:29pm
U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger at the news conference at his office in Min...

Three brothers sentenced in Twin Cities-based multimillion dollar cellphone crime ring

Three brothers who were high-level members of a multimillion dollar cellphone crime ring received lengthy federal prison sentences Friday. Kanan Mustafa, 40; Jamal Mustafa, 45;…
Local
June 23

Hennepin County adds staff to confront soaring child protection reports

It's one of many reforms to help prevent child abuse.
Variety
June 21

Bethlehem Lutheran Pastor Chris Nelson dies at 64

Nelson died June 18 at home in Eden Prairie with family and friends after a pancreatic cancer diagnosis in November.
West Metro
June 17

New Lake Street building marks end to five-year, $80 million plan to decentralize Hennepin County services

Hennepin County opens last in a series of new human services centers
Super Bowl LII
June 14
Minnesotans showed early interest in being part of Super Bowl LII next February at U.S. Bank Stadium, submitting 3,727 applications to volunteer in just a few hours Wednesday.

Group unveils $1M campaign to fight Super Bowl sex trafficking

The effort brings together public and private sector, with input from survivors.
West Metro
June 11

Opioid surge puts first responders at risk in Minn.

As Minnesota cases climb, DEA releases safety guide on dangers of exposure to fentanyl, other synthetics.
Variety
June 10

Lonely? Worried about dementia? Argentine tango finds home in Minnesota

The dynamic Argentine dance improves your social life and can protect your brain from dementia.
Local
June 8

Workers press for union at three Seward Co-op facilities in Minneapolis

Managers deny the claim and say they'll work toward holding election.
West Metro
June 4
Chris Davis, 18, hugged former social worker Pam Russ, who started graduation ceremony as a way to acknowledge the students’ successes. "It's a philosophy of looking at their strengths," she said.

Graduation marks major milestone for youth who overcame challenges

Some of these teens and young adults have been homeless. Many are poor. What they share, statistically, is the unlikelihood of ever earning a high school diploma.
West Metro
June 3

Hennepin County ramps up the hunt for foster families

Urgent needs prompt Hennepin County to go digital with heart-tugging ads.
West Metro
June 2

Barbara Lee gives back to Hennepin County foster care system

In a rare move, Barbara Lee is willing a portion of her estate to Hennepin County.
Local
June 2

Undergrads from Minn. facing tuition increases under U's budget

President Eric Kaler says the increase is needed after money from Legislature falls short.
Minneapolis
June 1

Man who helped Mpls. police uncover arsenal seeks protection

Judge issued emergency restraining order against man charged with having cache in his car.
West Metro
June 1
Timothy Dorway's booking photo.

Former Chanhassen principal pleads guilty to child pornography charges

Timothy Dorway will receive a five-year sentence for his plea.
West Metro
May 27

Minnesota boaters face a new regulation, speed rules for Memorial Day

New law this year requires carbon monoxide detectors on boats with enclosed cabins.
West Metro
May 26

Man arrested in slaying of mother, father in Eden Prairie home

They hadn't seen him for weeks and were fearful of his past violent behavior.
Minneapolis
May 23

Developer pitches turning Century Plaza on the edge of downtown Minneapolis into new offices

Downtown Mpls. building slated to be sold for $9.4M and renovated into offices.
West Metro
May 23

State authorities confirm 11th overdose death from carfentanil

State authorities on Monday confirmed an 11th overdose death from the drug carfentanil. The latest victim is a 63-year-old man from Brooklyn Park who died…
West Metro
May 22

Stearns County files in Jacob Wetterling case to be released June 5

More than 37,000 pages of investigative reports will be made public.
West Metro
May 22

Judge continues order to stop release of unpublished Prince songs

A federal judge in Minneapolis on Monday extended a temporary injunction barring a former Prince sound engineer from releasing unpublished recordings by the late artist.U.S.…
Minneapolis
May 21
Minneapolis city attorney Susan Segal, center, talked with assistant c...

Hennepin County's misdemeanor warrant forgiveness day offers a 2nd chance

The Warrant Forgiveness Day in Hennepin County resolved warrants for people with misdemeanors.
Prince
May 19
The estate of Prince, shown performing in Chicago in 2012, is valued at $100 million to $300 million before taxes.

Judge officially rules 6 people as heirs to Prince's fortune

More than a year after Prince's death, a Carver County judge has officially determined that the musician's sister and five half-siblings are heirs to his massive fortune. Prince left no will.
West Metro
May 19
In this photo released by the US Drug Enforcement Agency, DEA, and tak...

5 more carfentanil-related ODs confirmed by Hennepin County medical examiner

Authorities continue to investigate the source of the deadly drug.
Minneapolis
May 17

Consecutive life sentences upheld for then-teen shooter in 2010 Seward Market slayings

Mahdi Ali, then 16, killed three men during robbery of Minneapolis store.
Minneapolis
May 16

Guilty verdict in Minneapolis murder of Travis Washington

A Hennepin County jury found Chris Scott guilty of second-degree intentional murder, County Attorney Mike Freeman announced Tuesday. Scott, aka Marcell Scott, 40, of Minneapolis…