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June 26
File photo: Minnehaha Falls Park in Minneapolis

Woman loses footing while visiting Minnehaha Falls and dies

A woman who fell into the creek fed by Minnehaha Falls last week has died six days later, authorities said. Deeqa Said Mohamed, 26, of…
Minneapolis
June 26
Constance Pearson-Howey, left, of St. Cloud, accompanied by her children Tai Pearson, 16, and Tia Pearson, 17, visited the George Floyd memorial outsi

George Floyd memorial still draws crowd: 'His life was given to wake us up'

The thousands of colorful bouquets placed on the street where George Floyd died are shriveled and faded now, but no one dares to move them.…
Minneapolis
June 25
Cub still maintains the No. 1 market share in the Twin Cities. Its stores on Lake Street and Broadway Avenue were damaged during recent unrest.

Cub rebuilding damaged stores on Lake, Broadway; being spun off into stand-alone unit

Temporary buildings will go up at damaged sites to sell fresh food, supplies and pharmacy goods.
Minneapolis
June 25
Alec Voight bagged customers groceries at Kowalski's in Minneapolis on March 9, 2017. The Minneapolis City Council is delaying enforcement of its plas

Minneapolis delays enforcement of plastic bag fee, citing pandemic

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, Minneapolis businesses will have three more months before they must start charging a nickel fee for one-time-use bags.The city's elected…
Minneapolis
June 25

Eden Prairie man ID'd as victim of fatal stabbing in downtown Minneapolis

Authorities on Wednesday identified an Eden Prairie man as the victim of a fatal stabbing in downtown Minneapolis. Abdihakim Mohamed Areis, 32, was stabbed in…
Minneapolis
June 25
Five council members — including Council President Lisa Bender, middle — are working to change city charter language that sets a minimum size requ

Despite wave of violence, Mpls. 'defund police' effort continues

An influential bloc of City Council members is pressing ahead with plans to dismantle the department as a monthlong eruption of gunfire sent tremors through neighborhoods.
Minneapolis
June 24

Minneapolis, St. Paul fire crews search for man in Mississippi River

Minneapolis and St. Paul fire squads responded Wednesday night to a report of a man in the Mississippi River near the Minnehaha Dog Park and…
Minneapolis
June 24
Albert Lea in Freeborn County is named for a Confederate officer who surveyed southern Minnesota for the U.S. Army.

Albert Lea, Minn., considers ties to its Confederate namesake

Albert Lea, a Tennessean who served as a Confederate lieutenant colonel, surveyed parts of what became southern Minnesota in the 1830s. Many residents don't know about his past, but some activists are hoping to start a conversation about the city's name.
Minneapolis
June 24
Keion Franklin was driving through north Minneapolis on Monday afternoon when dozens of gunshots rang out and he narrowly escaped injury. The shooting

On the North Side, residents question calls to defund police

"I'm scared if you defund the police … Is it going to turn into World War III over here?"
Minneapolis
June 24
Cody Pollard

Police: Weekend homicide victim was shot downtown, not during Uptown gunfire

Police say the incident was early Sunday, too, but occurred downtown.
Minneapolis
June 24
Bob Kroll was interviewed on CBS Tuesday morning.

Derek Chauvin's firing is justified, police union head Bob Kroll says

But police union leader says rank-and-file officers are being scapegoated.
Minneapolis
June 23

Trooper at I-94 crash accused of texting nude photos from driver's phone to his own

A state trooper was charged Tuesday with taking a woman's cellphone while responding to a traffic crash in Minneapolis, opening it and texting nude or…
Minneapolis
June 23

Mystery remains over death outside pawn shop during Minneapolis unrest

Weeks after Calvin Horton Jr. was shot, his family has few answers
Minneapolis
June 23

Authorities identify man fatally shot near Powderhorn Park

Authorities on Monday identified a man who was fatally shot one morning late last week near Powderhorn Park in Minneapolis. Jeremy P. Conley, 33, of…
Minneapolis
June 23
Jeff Neppl, left, and Megan Culverhouse, employees at John Fluevog shoe store in Uptown, cleaned up broken glass from a window that was hit by gunfire

More gunfire as Mpls. calls in backup to help restore order

Three separate shootings Monday afternoon on the North Side left nine injured and Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey announced a multiagency effort to quell the bloodshed that has persisted in the past several weeks.
Minneapolis
June 22
HCMC CEO Jennifer DeCubellis presented a thank you note with a photo of his flyover to Col. James Cleet, Commander for the 133rd Airlift Wing.

Star administrator off to challenging start leading massive Hennepin Healthcare

Jennifer DeCubellis had been CEO of Hennepin Healthcare, the sprawling system that operates the county's flagship trauma hospital and clinics, for two weeks when COVID-19…
Minneapolis
June 22

Man dies, another critically hurt in downtown Minneapolis stabbing

A man died and another man was critically injured in a stabbing in downtown Minneapolis Monday afternoon. Three men who knew each other were walking…
East Metro
June 22
Minneapolis police officer and school resource officer Drea Leal made her rounds in the hallways of Roosevelt High on Jan. 18, 2019. The district term

Floyd death reignites debate over police role in Minnesota schools

After the Minneapolis Public Schools ended its contract with the city's police department, districts from St. Paul to Duluth are hearing calls to take similar steps.
Minneapolis
June 21
Minneapolis police officers faced off with protesters outside the Third Precinct station on May 26. Morale has plummeted in the department since the F

Seven Mpls. police officers resign after Floyd protests

Morale has sunk to new lows in recent weeks as officers reported feeling misunderstood and squeezed by all sides: by the state probe, and by protesters, city leaders and the media.
East Metro
June 21
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.

Minority officers kept from monitoring Chauvin in jail

As Derek Chauvin arrived, all officers of color were ordered to a separate floor, and a supervisor told one of them that they would be a potential "liability," according to charges filed by eight Ramsey County corrections officers.