MPD spokesman John Elder isn't sure why three armed robbers keep going after Minneapolis sandwich shops, but he'd "love to ask them when we get them," he told us this morning.SEE ALSO: North Minneapolis street still red with blood four days after murderToward that end, the MPD released two security ... More >>
During the early morning hours of March 17, the Cedar Inn was robbed by a man wearing a clown mask. That's a pretty good way to conceal your identity... if you don't get caught on a surveillance camera without the mask first.FROM LAST WEEK: Uptown cabbie says he was robbed, stuffed in trunk But that ... More >>
Minneapolis police are trying to identify a trio of women suspected of committing two violent crimes in the middle of the day late last month, including a car jacking in which one of the suspects allegedly bludgeoned a 60-year-old victim with a high-heeled shoe.
See also:-- Police ask for help finding hit-and-run driver who broke Urban Bean barista's limbs [UPDATE]-- Benefit for Matt Call, bassist and hit-and-run victim, lineup announcedMinneapolis police and Crime Stoppers are collaborating in an attempt to identify the suspect in a hit-and-run that seriou ... More >>
The community around 36th Street and Bryant Avenue won't stand for vandalism on their block. Over the past week, residents and the nine businesses along a stretch of 36th have donated $1,100 to a local business owner whose shops were damaged in June.Fuliang Zhou, who goes by Joe, owns Kyle's Market ... More >>
A stray bullet killed 3-year-old Terrell Mayes in his home on the 2600 block of Colfax Avenue in North Minneapolis last December 26, and police still haven't figured out who pulled the trigger.Now, in hopes of bringing Terrell's shooter to justice, Minneapolis police are teaming with Clear Channe ... More >>
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The robber grabbed cash around 9 a.m. this morning.Minneapolis police and the the FBI are asking for any information that could help them track down an armed man who stuck-up a US Bank this morning. The man pulled a handgun on the teller at the branch at 2338 Central Avenue Northeast, and demande ... More >>
Twenty-two-year-old Darrell Fisher has been identified by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner as the man who died late Monday night in a shooting on Humboldt Avenue North. Police found him an adjacent alley. Another man was found shot but alive in a nearby home, but his injuries are describ ... More >>
Minneapolis police officers found a man shot dead in an alley behind the 2700 block of Humboldt Avenue North last night, and another man shot but alive in an adjacent home. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office will release the dead man's identity and official cause of death later, M ... More >>
Flickr, Bert23.Uptown has seen a rash of muggings.Alex Dean Boyce of Minneapolis has been arrested in connection with at least one of the violent muggings plaguing Uptown this spring. Minneapolis police say they took the 19-year-old man into custody yesterday at his home on the 3700 block of ... More >>
Minneapolis police say that a man found shot and unresponsive late Wednesday, on the 3800 block of Emerson Avenue North, died of his wounds yesterday at North Memorial Medical Center. MPD spokesman Stephen McCarty had no information this morning about the man's identity. The Homicide Unit i ... More >>
CaringBridgeBen Van HandelUniversity of Minnesota senior Benjamin Van Handel, who was struck in a hit-and-run early Friday morning in Dinkytown, has died of his injuries. His is the second traffic death in the neighborhood within a week. The driver, who was going the wrong way on a one-way stree ... More >>
FBIWho is this guy?A guy wearing a wool hat, scarf and sunglasses walked into the M&I Bank branch at 3905 West 69th Street in Edina yesterday at about 10 a.m. He put down an insulated lunch box on the counter, told the teller there was a bomb inside and demanded cash. A security camera caug ... More >>
Police need help identifying the suspect and the victim.A man known only as "John Doe" at the moment is dealing with life-threatening injuries at Hennepin County Medical Center this morning, after someone crashed a car into him last night near 14th and Lyndale Avenue North. The force of the ... More >>
FBIA robber with a preference for TCF Bank.There's a robber out there with a preference for TCF Bank. For the fourth time since January, and the third time in a week, the same lone gunman has walked into a metro area TCF Bank branch, brandished a gun and made off with a pile of cash. Each ... More >>
FBISeen this guy? Give the FBI a call.Another TCF Bank branch has been robbed, this time in St. Paul. Like the Uptown robbery we told you about yesterday, this heist was caught by security cameras. Unlike that robbery, however, no one was injured. The pictures have just been released by the ... More >>
FBISecurity cameras caught the robber in the act.A bank robber and his getaway driver left injuries and destruction in the wake of a holdup Monday at the Uptown TCF Bank branch at 1444 West Lake Street. The FBI says the robber, wearing a red ball cap, walked up to a teller at about 9 a.m., a ... More >>
helpguadalupe.comGuadalupe Galeno Hernandez was shot in November. Doctors say she will never walk again.Casey Walters admitted last week that she was behind the wheel when a gunman opened fire from her car on a group of kids in South Minneapolis, paralyzing 12-year-old Guadalupe Galeno-Hernan ... More >>
Hennepin County JailCasey Michelle WaltersThe story of 12-year-old Guadalupe Galeno-Hernandez, lying paralyzed in a hospital bed since November from a drive-by gunshot wound, has been heartbreaking. Worse, Minneapolis police haven't been able to track down the shooter. But they may be getting c ... More >>
Who needs guns anymore when you can just rob a bank claiming you have a hypodermic needle infected with AIDS?
Dude, are you ready for your close-up?
Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads to arrests and convictions in the case.