Local
May 26

Man charged with murder in downtown Mpls. shootout

Jawan C. Carroll, of St. Paul, remains jailed after two people were shot and killed shortly before 2 a.m. Saturday outside Monarch on N. 1st Avenue. One of the shooters was killed, the charges say.
Local
May 25
Local
May 25
A C Line rapid bus approaches a stop at Olson Memorial Highway and Penn Ave. N. Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, outside HCMC at 8th St. and Chicago Ave.]DAVID

Metro Transit moves forward with south metro transit overhaul to connect with Orange Line

The plan calls for new routes and increased service.
Local
May 24
Gunfire hit 10 people outside a Minneapolis nightclub early Saturday.  Credit: Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune

Authorities ID the 2 men shot to death outside Mpls. nightclub

A 23-year-old man remains jailed ahead of charges.
East Metro
May 22

Twin Cities metro police blotter, May 23

ANDOVERMAY 6Theft. A 2001 Chevrolet Silverado was stolen from a construction site in the 1100 block of 168th Avenue NW. The keys had been left…
Local
May 21
Maj. Jeff Storms of the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office, shown in 2011.

Minnesota law enforcement agencies using drones are confronting new transparency law

New state law requires agencies to report drone use and create policies.
Local
May 21
Construction has begun to construct a median on Hwy. 12, seen from Baker Park Road in Maple Plain.

Motorists will find weekend closure, detour on Hwy. 52 in St. Paul

Ramps from I-394 and I-94 to 4th Street in downtown Minneapolis will close Monday.
Local
May 19
Hennepin County Sheriff David Hutchinson, shown in 2019.

Hennepin County Board approves $8.2 million for police training center

The North Metro Regional Public Safety Training Facility in Maple Grove trains more than 20 agencies.
Local
May 19
Jeremy Murray, Carver County Historical Society’s curator of collections, on Wednesday held an ancient piece of wood discovered by a Goodhue, Minn.,

Ice Age wood artifacts discovered in Carver County

The uncommon find, dating from 14,000 years ago, offers a window into a time when parts of Minnesota were covered in glaciers.
Local
May 19
Hennepin County Commissioner Chris LaTondresse, right, in May.

Hennepin County Board approves a record $17 million for affordable housing projects

The projects will create and maintain more than 2,300 new units.
Local
May 19
Kayode Naheem Awode

Missing man's car involved in hit-and-run crash in Richfield

Kayode Naheem Awode was last seen April 28 at Dar Al Farooq in Bloomington.
Local
May 18
In 2020, Almaz Braasch, 13 of Edina tried out the Juneteenth double dutch challenge with Pros of the Rope at the Juneteenth Celebration - Unite & Rebu

Hennepin County officially makes Juneteenth a paid employee holiday

The Hennepin County Board approved Juneteenth as a paid holiday for its more than 8,000 employees Tuesday, a move it hopes will be followed by…
Local
May 18
Tina Langhans lost her 25-year-old daughter to a crash on Hwy. 12 in 2015. She and other residents organized to push for a safety median on the road.

MnDOT begins building median wall on Hwy. 12 'Corridor of Death'

The stretch of road has seen numerous traffic fatalities.
Local
May 18

Charge: Maple Grove doctor accused of sexually assaulting patient

Dr. Javaid Saleem has worked as a doctor in the west metro for 14 years.
Local
May 18
Minneapolis police Chief Medaria Arradondo and Mayor Jacob Frey, right, joined other city leaders in announcing a new model for community safety and a

Frey releases public safety plan, says city must make a turn

The mayor says he wants to end traffic stops for low-level offenses and increase funding for police overtime and for the Office of Violence Prevention. He still needs council approval for his plans.
Local
May 17

Motorcyclist crashes, dies after trying to avoid driver on I-694 in Brooklyn Center

Other vehicles also took evasive action, according to the State Patrol.
Business
May 15
Utah transplant Rachel Bryant and her sons Ezra, 3, and Seth, 5, in the basement of their new Elk River home.

Out-of-state buyers add to scramble for metro homes

Flush with cash, they often beat locals in bidding wars.
Local
May 15

Southbound I-35W between Richfield and Burnsville closed for work

The northbound lanes will be closed next weekend, according to MnDOT.
Local
May 13
Monique Baugh was fatally shot in north Minneapolis in 2019.

Charges upgraded against two in death of Minneapolis real estate agent

Five people are charged in the 2019 killing of Monique Baugh.
Local
May 13

Plymouth woman dies 6 days after wrong-way crash near Mora

The woman died six days later at HCMC.