Solving crime in downtown Minneapolis

The Star Tribune Editorial Board takes a look at making downtown Minneapolis safe again.

Downtown's dilemma: 'A mind-set of violence' in Minneapolis

Downtown's dilemma: 'A mind-set of violence' in Minneapolis

Minneapolis wants a safe and vibrant downtown for residents, office workers and visitors. But rising rates of violent crime in parts of the city's core threaten to undo years of progress.
Zone of concern: Ways to make downtown Minneapolis safer

Zone of concern: Ways to make downtown Minneapolis safer

September 25
The Warehouse District is a center of public-safety considerations. How to respond is an election-year issue.
Downtown Minneapolis once was a great place to live. No more.

Downtown Minneapolis once was a great place to live. No more.

September 24
I moved there 17 years ago. It felt secure, energetic, promising. No more.

Listen: Rising crime in downtown Minneapolis

September 13
Public safety in a booming downtown is a key issue for Minneapolis, and for the city's Nov. 7 election. Hear the "Playing Politics" analysis from WCCO Radio's Chad Hartman and the Star Tribune Editorial Board's Patricia Lopez and Denise Johnson.
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