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February 15

Police continue investigating after two fatally shot in south Minneapolis

Third person evaluated, interviewed; suspect apparently fled on foot.
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February 14
“It’s so cold,” Karly Bergmann of Minneapolis said Saturday as she signed a petition to change the Minneapolis City Charter to establish a new D

Petition campaign begins to put Mpls. police overhaul on ballot

Political committee aims to replace the department with an entity focused on public health.
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February 14
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February 13
Brooks

Brooks: In north Minneapolis, an internship becomes a vocation

The North Side needed someone needed to keep the work going. Will Wallace had the workforce.
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February 13

2 arrested after crashing carjacked vehicle in downtown Minneapolis

The vehicle crashed downtown in yet another in a recent wave of violent carjackings.
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February 13

Man killed in Minneapolis house fire is identified

The Hennepin County medical examiner has identified a man who died Thursday afternoon in a house fire in Minneapolis' Seward neighborhood.He was Justin Paul Schultz,…
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February 12
Minneapolis joined places such as Portland, Ore., Boston and Alameda, Calif., that have already outlawed or limited use of facial recognition technolo

Minneapolis passes restrictive ban on facial recognition use by police, others

The new ordinance follows months of lobbying by the POSTME (Public Oversight of Surveillance Technology and Military Equipment) coalition, which gathered thousands of signatures on petitions asking the City Council to address the issue.
February 12

How Minneapolis officials plan to reopen 38th and Chicago

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and Council Members Andrea Jenkins and Alondra Cano laid out initial plans to reopen the intersection which has been occupied by neighbors and activists since George Floyd was killed there in May.
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February 12
Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo, with Council Member Andrea Jenkins and Mayor Jacob Frey, spoke at a news conference at City Hall to talk a

Minneapolis plans to reopen 38th and Chicago after Chauvin trial

The intersection has become a memorial to George Floyd since he died there last May.
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February 12
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February 12
A 2017 class of Minneapolis police recruits listen to instructions on interacting with dogs while on duty.  GLEN STUBBE • glen.stubbe@startribune.co

Minneapolis to spend $6.4 million to hire more police

Minneapolis police say they are down about 200 officers following George Floyd's death, rioting that led to the burning of a police precinct and calls to end the department.
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February 12
Derek Chauvin

Appeals court won't overturn decision to put Chauvin on trial in March

Prosecutors did not establish a basis for the court's involvement, said a Friday ruling.
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February 12
An architecture firm is proposing to build a 27-story apartment building on Washington Avenue North in Minneapolis, but city staff have recommended pr

Modernist Minneapolis building that replaced 'skid row' destined for demolition

City planners argued against allowing the razing of 21 N. Washington Av.
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February 12
The burned-down post office on Minnehaha Avenue Wednesday.   ]aaron.lavinsky@startribune.com Update on the two U.S. post offices in Minneapolis -- one

USPS will rebuild Minnehaha branch in original location

Construction timing is still unclear.
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February 11

Man dies in residential fire in Minneapolis

The blaze broke out in the Seward neighborhood.
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February 11
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February 11
Derek Chauvin

Chauvin agreed to plea; Barr rejected deal

The federal government's approval of the summer guilty plea to third-degree murder was needed because Chauvin, who had asked to serve his time in a federal prison, wanted assurance he would not face federal civil rights charges. An official said then-Attorney General William Barr worried that a plea deal would be perceived as too lenient.
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February 10
Nancy Przymus, from right, holds a sign against the 2040 Comprehensive Plan, as her neighbor Blue Delliquanti  holds a sign supporting the plan during

Supreme Court rules environmental lawsuit against Minneapolis 2040 plan can continue

Advocacy groups wanted Minneapolis to complete an environmental review before approving the 2040 plan.
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February 10
Barbara Gusse poses for a photo at her home on Sunday Feb. 7, 2021, in Brooklyn Center. Gusse spotted a stolen SUV that triggered an Amber Alert on Sa

Mayor Frey honors woman whose quick thinking rescued child from stolen vehicle

The mayor thanked Barbara Gusse for saving a life in identifying a missing SUV with a 1-year-old inside.
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February 9

Diner owners sue Minneapolis over damage from Floyd unrest

It's the first lawsuit against Minneapolis for property damage during the unrest following George Floyd's death.