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Neighborhood groups are forming walking clubs to deter crime around the city.
Minneapolis passed municipal ID ordinance in 2018 but halted implementation over concerns information could be used to identify immigrants for deportation.
He had blamed Somali American youth for a wave of violence in the city over the July 4th weekend.
Council Member Michael Rainville's comments singling out Somali American youth for violence over the July 4th weekend sparked anger.
He has apologized for singling out Somali youth after a wave of violence over the July 4th weekend.
A St. Paul-based consulting firm hired by the city will begin community engagement in August around the future of the site.
Though the plan is still in its infancy, the hope is to open the roller rink by 2024.
The step increases will occur over several years, with Minneapolis small businesses expected to hit the $15 rate by 2024, followed by St. Paul's in 2027.
The matter has been sent back to the city's public works committee.
Several members raise questions about Barret Lane's leadership during the unrest of 2020,
The city argues that allowing the order to go into effect would throw a wrench into its long-range plan and expose it to possible lawsuits.
The department is tasked with coordinating the city's disaster plans, training and response.
Authorities urge people to stay hydrated when possible, and to be aware of the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
HEATSTROKE AND HEAT EXHAUSTION What is heat stroke? It is a serious medical emergency where the body's temperature rises above the normal level and the…
Mpls. Council OKs $150K settlement for tenant who said city failed to enforce code violations in public housing
City officials said they didn't know before that they had the authority to inspect public housing properties.
Appointment came as some current and former staffers said Johnston could have done more to combat a racist culture within the department.
Housing Authority officials said the redevelopment of the towers will serve as a blueprint for how the agency can preserve and produce more affordable housing amid a crisis.
The pilot project would bring an off-duty beat officer to patrol the Mill District in the summer.
Tips and gratuities do not count toward wage payments.
The charred remains have been sitting vacant for more than a year, leaving many concerned about safety.
Minneapolis to pay $600K to journalist blinded in one eye by police projectile after George Floyd's death
Photojournalist Linda Tirado argued that the city and police conspired to deprive journalists of their constitutional rights during the unrest.
While voting to delay the city coordinator appointment, council members acknowledged the position will likely cease to exist in a matter of months.
George Floyd's brother and his aunt came to the corner of 38th Street and Chicago Avenue on Wednesday night, exactly two years after his killing, and quietly made official the name the intersection has carried almost ever since.
The full council could decide on Heather Johnston's nomination later this week. She's served as interim head of the department since August.
Peter Ginder will serve as interim city attorney until a permanent replacement is selected.
The Minneapolis resident who came to the U.S. as a refugee teenager said he fears militants will kill him if he's deported to Somalia.
Hoch, who previously served as MPHA's deputy executive director, will preside over the board through 2024.
Groups says they want the interim head of the department gone and have made several demands to create a better work environment for employees of color.
Damareion McKizzie accused officers of violating his civil rights when they used excessive force and detained him in March 2021 when he was 17. The settlement awaits the mayor's approval.
Mayor Jacob Frey announced that more than 3,000 school-age children, the majority of whom are students of color, have been poisoned by lead.
The camp, which was on city property, was a temporary home to more than 20 adults.
The 25-member panel must submit a final report to the council by the end of the year. The City Council will submit a ballot question to voters in 2023.
It could take three years before business returns to normal at the Convention Center, which saw at least 70% decline in revenue during the pandemic.
Mayor Jacob Frey said the recommendations will be used in planning for the second phase spending of the pandemic relief money and the city's 2023 budget
The City Council unanimously supported the broadcasts and recognizing Ramadan, which begins April 2.
Judge notes a "disrespectful and unlawful treatment of vulnerable low-income residential tenants."
Minneapolis City Council approves $15,000 settlement to couple injured by rubber bullets during George Floyd protests
Rally took place downtown the night of May 28, 2020.
Some local groups said they're intrigued by the idea, while others dismissed it as window dressing.
A fatal 2019 fire prompted the Public Housing Authority to set the goal that all of its 42 high-rise buildings would have that safeguard.
Many of the child nutrition spending program subcontractors named in documents are in the community.
Her love for children extended beyond the classroom to the world.
The owner of a local restaurant contradicts FBI allegations and says disadvantaged families were served by the thousands.
The Housing Authority's board chair resigned after a building he co-owns was tied to a federal investigation of alleged fraud in programs meant to feed those in need.
Sharmarke Issa said his resignation had nothing to do with the federal investigation.
Some other governments — at the local, state and national levels — have already rolled back mask mandates as the omicron wave recedes. Minneapolis and St. Paul have not.
Federal prosecutors move to seize 14 properties owned by people associated with allegations of misappropriation of tens of millions of taxpayer dollars.
Changing the Minneapolis charter by an ordinance requires several steps, including a unanimous vote by the 13-member council and the mayor's approval.
The Council's Policy and Government Oversight Committee convened a conversation on no-knock warrants, and one member said he would revive a charter amendment aimed at replacing the MPD with a new public safety department.
The case is raising questions about how much authority the city has to enact emergency measures during the pandemic. The judge presiding over the case didn't issue a ruling Wednesday but promised to do so "as soon as I can."
Plaintiffs say the requirements of the vaccine pose challenges and go against guidance from medical experts.
A City Council committee rejected a neighbor's appeal.
There's sharp division among council members as they begin to draft a policy.
The moves come as an increasing number of large, Democrat-led cities across the country are adopting similar rules.
Mask mandates are back. Businesses are shutting, and people are hunkering down.
Mayors from both cities were citing a rise in COVID-19 cases from the fast-spreading omicron variant.
A majority of the City Council, including newly elected members, say they want to proceed with caution and design a policy that protects vulnerable tenants but is also workable for developers and landlords.
Construction on the 10-acre site could begin in 2024.
The city began capping the fees temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic to help its restaurants survive.
Jenkins was first elected in 2017 and serves as vice president.
The change to the city charter means staff can work "without the complications of politics muddling the efficiency of their work," he says.
With 8,000 families on the waiting list for public housing, the city's Public Housing Authority said it's a step toward meeting a dire need.
The city will undertake a search for Musicant's replacement in coming weeks.
The Minneapolis mayor won a second term, defeating opponents who aligned against him in a campaign focusing heavily on his track record on policing.
Challengers said they wanted to wait for all votes to be counted as the race was headed into a second day of counting ranked-choice votes Wednesday.
Proponents say this is their one shot at addressing policing issues. Opponents argue "ending" police is too much of a risk.
Candidates for mayor of Minneapolis agree that the city is suffering a severe shortage of affordable housing, but they offer sharply differing solutions.
The mayor has spent months expressing opposition to rent control, and vetoed a separate measure.
She was arrested numerous times for civil disobedience in her attempt to bring attention to the dangers of ongoing wars and the production of nuclear weapons and cluster bombs.
Despite their split views on some of the other major issues, both candidates support rent control.
City Council district includes the area where George Floyd was killed.
Proposals tackle the future of policing, how power is divided in City Hall and whether to limit rent increases.
Frey has worked under an intense international spotlight since George Floyd's death put the city into the epicenter of a reckoning over policing and racism. It placed the mayor at odds with many members of the City Council and powerful political forces bent on reducing police funding.
The city is facing historic questions on the future of policing, rental pricing and power in city hall.
Up for a vote are key ballot questions and elections for the mayor's office, all 13 City Council seats and more.
A city investigation found workers had almost no access to sick leave.