In an age of shrinking budgets, the city of Minneapolis is spending more money than ever to settle lawsuits against the MPD
Why did it take three investigations, two trials, and one year of legal ups and downs to convict Alfred Flowers of sassing a cop? He may never know: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, and the FBI have declared the records top-secret.
The cops are reluctant to talk about it. City officials flatly refuse. Who pushed the "mute" button on the most explosive affirmative-action lawsuit Minneapolis has seen in decades?
Brian Herron has battled racism, hatred, and self-doubt. But none of that prepared him for the Minneapolis city council.
For 19 years, Larry Blackwell fought other people's discrimination battles. Now he's getting ready for his own.
Relations between black cops and the Olson administration are likely to take another hit with the release of a citizens' committee report criticizing the MPD
Minneapolis Police Chief Bob Olson came to town with a reputation for pleasing pols and infuriating cops. And he's surpassed himself on both counts.
A frank conversation with Charlie Adams of the Minneapolis Black Police Officers Association.
How about a real investigation this time?
In the wake of Najarian and Shabazz, the U.S. attorney and former DFL prodigy finds his once-bright political future in question.