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Family members called for community on Wednesday, the third meeting planned this week dealing with the death of Thurman Blevins.
The first graduate of Turning Point on the North Side helped many in more than 41 years of sobriety.
Superintendent Drew Evans to meet with community to discuss process of investigation on Thursday.
Buyers of buildings from ousted landlords face more scrutiny.
Witness says Silas McDougal killed someone because he was "shorted" some marijuana.
Minneapolis scrambles to find new partner after nonprofit helping tenants sheds staff.
He is accused of forcing a teenage girl to have sex with 10-15 men at a hotel.
Contest between Freeman and Haase could be stirred up by outside forces
The county attorney says he's keeping juveniles out of jail; his opponent says more juveniles in detention are minorities.
Charges are dropped against 31 of the 47, but prosecutors still must decide how to deal with 16 people who have already been convicted.
All charges were dropped after reports show 46 of 47 arrested were black. "While the intention was good, it had an unintended consequence," Police Chief Medaria Arradondo said.
The woman pleaded guilty to attempted murder of toddler.
Mpls. mayor vows to step up after hearing complaints and ideas.
Thomas Tichich, 49, was convicted of sexually assaulting a woman he met in a bar after he had gone off duty.
It was one of several dramatic moments during a daylong sentencing hearing for Nataliia M. Karia.
The protesters shut down Blue Line light-rail service between south Minneapolis and the airport for more than an hour, forcing commuters to take buses.
A man who thought he was answering an ad for sex with children, was snared in a police sting during the Super Bowl.
Keyaris Samuels died Wednesday in an accidental shooting that Plymouth Police Chief Mike Goldstein said was preventable.
A warrant has been issued for Sid Brady Strickland Green, police spokesman John Elder said, but his whereabouts are unknown.
Driver who struck Wayzata officer hears from his family as prison term is imposed.
Minneapolis mayor promises help, but some say it's not enough.
Authorities link DNA on a cigarette butt found at a south Minneapolis murder scene to a 23-year-old defendant.
Bellecourt helped create the center, which preceded the public defender's office.
Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek said the new data on opioid use and abuse among jail inmates was "staggering."
Bill fails to advance in Legislature, but backers plan to reintroduce it.
Prosecutors said Thomas Tichich forced himself on a woman who was passed out after a night of drinking.
Police officer Thomas Tichich insisted during two hours on the stand that sex with woman was consensual
From 2007 to 2017, Minnesota jurisdictions made at least 933 payouts for alleged misconduct. And they're on the rise.
Sorrow, frustration and anger exploded locally after 1968 assassination.
If the family filed a lawsuit related to her shooting death by Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor, legal experts suggest settlement may set record.
Some Somali-Americans worried their community, rather than the use of deadly force by an officer, will end up on trial.
Three months after Khan lost landlord licenses, tenants are frustrated that most major repair work has not yet begun, leaving some of them in uninhabitable conditions.
Attorney said a boy who talked of shooting students, was responding to a school bully and didn't mean it.
It was the second murder trial for Lannon Burdunice after a mistrial last fall.
Mai Yer Cha was heading home after a night out with friends when she was killed.
"The video is appalling," Metro Transit police officer Michael Leubner wrote in the criminal complaint.
Anoka County authorities say driver was taunted by another motorist, followed home and badly beaten.
Benjamin Love, 44, faces a sentence of 24 years in prison in death of Mai Yer Cha.
Boy, now 15, said he was made to run in place all night as punishment.
Sa'Lesha Beeks sobbed as she poured out her contempt toward the gangland atmosphere in her Minneapolis neighborhood and the man who shot and killed her…
Social workers responsible for dealing with child abuse are stretched thin, director says.
A 42-year-old woman recovering from heroin addiction said that Hennepin County Drug Court saved her life.
A Hennepin County judge says that during fraud, one landlord threatened to expose the other.
Mahad A. Abdiraham raised an index finger after being sentenced, an ISIS symbol.
Daycare operator Nataliia Karia testified in court that she did not have a clear memory of hanging a baby in her basement.
Others note disparities in arrests required by state law or department policy.
As president, Roy led the process to determine the best place to build the $60 million Minnesota History Center, which opened in 1992.
He rejects buyer's claim of racial discrimination in city's handling of sale.
Settlement in fatal Toyota case left $1 million in legal fees.
Michael Cockson goes after problem landlords.
One alleged victim thought he was sending $205,000 to a title company to complete a real estate deal.
He doesn't feel like 90, he said in an interview, and he still enjoys talking politics.
Hennepin County District Judge Kevin Burke said a company controlled by landlords Stephen Frenz and Spiros Zorbalas may have committed fraud.
Ricky Misco claims bias while challenging a ruling stripping him of control of five buildings.
After a yearlong human trafficking investigation, authorities say they plan to bring charges soon.
Buyer of five buildings from landlord Stephen Frenz is accused of failing to cooperate.
Party images in ads worry neighbors; developer says not to worry.
Never before has the city sought an administrator to run so many apartment buildings.
The governor said he regrets it took seven years into his administration to create affordable housing task force.
An independent administrator was granted control of five properties sold by him.
A Hennepin County housing court referee on Monday appointed an administrator to oversee 43 rental properties owned by Mahmood Khan after the embattled Minneapolis landlord…
The Minneapolis City Council unanimously revoked 60 rental licenses belonging to landlord Steve Frenz on Friday, culminating a two-year saga that began when low-income…
The 4.5 percent jump from 2016 to 2017 still puts the total below 2010 levels.
"Apology is in the bank," former governor says.
Many in the western suburbs can't stretch their limited earnings enough to get by.
Minnesota's former governor declined to comment on Friday about the apparent settlement of his defamation suit.
After fleeing a war-torn country, living in refugee camps and starting new lives in the United States, the two Bloomington men now face a new ordeal.
David Nasby committed his life to helping the less fortunate — from his days as the head of a small alternative school in south Minneapolis…
The city is refusing to grant rental licenses for buildings Steve Frenz sold, saying he did not give up his ownership, leaving hundreds in limbo.
U.S. Supreme Court action allows Minneapolis to strip landlord's licenses.
Twin Cities activists discouraged people from attending a July 2016 rally organized by a Facebook group called "Don't Shoot," after the event description raised red flags.
John Gordon was chosen from 140 candidates to lead state civil liberties group.
The report ranges from training methods to transparency.
Renters demonstrate in Minneapolis and St. Paul over issues of gentrification and housing deterioration this week.
Major landlord Spiros Zorbalas continued to have majority ownership and controls of apartment complexes, documents show.
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