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February 8
This Burger King restaurant at 3348 Nicollet Av. in Minneapolis closed in 2018.

Two Burger King drive-throughs in Minneapolis may reopen

The city is poised to reverse its earlier decision to block the businesses.
Minneapolis
February 8
People get off the a C-line bus at the same stop a gunman got on a bus the night before and shot two people in Minneapolis, Minn. Photographed on Frid

Charges filed in deadly Metro Transit bus shooting, while new safety plans anticipated

Police don't know if an argument led to the first fatal shooting on a Metro Transit bus in 10 years.
West Metro
February 8
Monique Baugh, Jon Mitchell-Momoh and 3-year-old daughter Legend.

FBI joins investigation into Mpls. Realtor's slaying, believed to be 'murder-for-hire' plot

Rapper was targeted in slaying of real estate agent lured to her death, court papers say.
Minneapolis
February 7
Myon Burrell

ACLU calls for reopening 2003 murder case prosecuted by Sen. Klobuchar

The ACLU urged Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman to investigate the case again and vacate Myon Burrell's conviction.
Minneapolis
February 7
Minneapolis police investigated the scene on the Metro Transit bus where two people were shot Thursday night.

One dead in double shooting on bus in downtown Mpls.

The gunfire broke out around 9:30 p.m. in the 100 block of N. 9th Street, near the Ramp A parking structure and Target Center, police said.
Minneapolis
February 6
Robert Buckingham

Felon admits targeting Latino families in violent home invasions in Mpls.

Plea deal calls for about 10 years in prison and years more on supervised release.
West Metro
February 6
Monique Baugh

Another arrest made in New Year's Eve shooting death of Minneapolis real estate agent

The woman was booked into jail Wednesday morning. Authorities have yet to reveal her alleged role.
Minneapolis
February 6
Star Tribune file photo: The Hyatt Regency in downtown Minneapolis.

Wis. teacher charged with hiding cameras in Minneapolis hotel rooms

Authorities allege that David Kruchten hid cameras in two air freshener cans and one smoke detector.
Music
February 6
FILE - This Aug. 22, 2019 file photo shows, from left, Ron Wood, Mick Jagger, Charlie Watts and Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones performing in Pas

Rolling Stones confirm spring tour date at U.S. Bank Stadium

The third stop on the band's No Filter 2020 Tour will be among 15 shows in North America.
Minneapolis
February 6
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey addressed overhauling the department's off-duty employment program at a Wednesday news conference. Behind him were Police

Mayoral task force to study Mpls. off-duty police work

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey, Police Chief Medaria Arradondo and other leaders cite concern about police officer exhaustion and burnout.
Minneapolis
February 5
Jennifer DeCubellis

Hennepin Healthcare picks new leader

New CEO Jennifer DeCubellis is praised for her passion and skill in crafting human services solutions.
Minneapolis
February 5
Police were at the scene after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a car at Hiawatha Avenue and 26th Street Wednesday morning.

Pedestrian killed while crossing Hiawatha Avenue in Mpls.

The fatal crash occurred just after 3 a.m. at 26th Street
Minneapolis
February 5
Minneapolis City Council Member Cam Gordon

Minneapolis council member's call to slow repairs on scattered-site housing defeated

Residents' advocacy group had raised concerns about the effect of renovations.
Minneapolis
February 5
Keegan Rolenc worked out at the Circle of Discipline boxing gym on Lake St, Minneapolis in December 2017.

Policy fellow for Frey, voice for criminal justice reform charged in drug, gun case

Keegan Rolenc has been an influential voice on criminal justice reform. Frey said he's "gutted" to learn of the charges.
North Metro
February 5
George Jensen, who crashed his vehicle into a north Minneapolis bus shelter in July, severely injuring several occupants, entered court before pleadin

Champlin man pleads guilty in north Mpls. bus shelter crash

Three men were left in critical condition and three others were injured on July 9.
Minneapolis
February 5
Residents of a south Minneapolis high rise were evacuated early Wednesday after a fire broke out on the 14th floor of the building, killing five peopl

DFL lawmakers push to require sprinklers in old high-rises

The measure would give property owners until 2032 to add sprinklers to most high-rise buildings constructed before the sprinkler mandates took effect.
Minneapolis
February 5
Members of the St. Paul Police Department’s gang unit, including Sgt. Shawn Campbell, left, and officer Colby Bragg, right, returned to their cars a

As Twin Cities gangs splinter, rules change, challenging cops

The evolution has forced law enforcement to rethink its strategies on tackling gang activity — the primary driver of gun violence in Minneapolis and St. Paul.
Minneapolis
February 4
Council Member Abdi Warsame championed the idea to build a market during his re-election campaign in 2017.

African market still a go, Minneapolis mayor says

An outgoing City Council member had a re-election pledge to build the mall.
Minneapolis
February 4
Twins’ mascot T.C. Bear poses for a photo with young fans, from left to right, Oliver Burkland, Winston Mielke, Wyatt Mielke and Charlie Burkland, a

Minnesota Twins pick 2 people to share T.C. Bear mascot role

The Twins wouldn't reveal the names of the new mascots, but said they both have "collegiate and professional mascotting experience," said a team executive.
Minneapolis
February 4
Hennepin County Sheriff Dave Hutchinson, who has made employee wellness one of the cornerstones of his administration, started a wellness support prog

Twin Cities officer suicides highlight stresses of police work

Law enforcement leaders wonder how to persuade officers to seek help for depression and other mental health issues.