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  • Blogs

    August 15, 2013

    Kevin Haynes finally charged with 1996 North Side rape of 82-year-old woman

    Nearly 17 years after an 82-year-old woman was raped in an alley near the 3300 block of Aldrich Avenue North, Kevin Haynes has been charged in connection with the crime.SEE ALSO: Scott Lipe charged with murder nearly six years after incident outside Mortimer's BarWhy did it take so long? According t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2010

    A Chicago-style "CeaseFire" for Minneapolis

    ​Just this morning we learned that Minneapolis recorded its 31st homicide of the year, a figure that stands in stark contrast to last year's total of 19. But our numbers pale in comparison to Chicago's 458 homicides last year. So maybe it makes sense that Mayor R.T. Rybak is looking to a Chica ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2005

    Tweaker madness

    Q: What fears bright light, fast movements, hidden hands ... More >>

  • News

    June 25, 2003

    Addicted To Drug Court

    The Good News and the Bad News: Hennepin Countyís drug court has cleared court dockets and steered a lot of people toward treatment. Itís also allowed the county to push thousands more casual offenders into the corrections system.

  • News

    May 14, 2003

    Meth Myths, Meth Realities

    What we know--and what we don't--about methamphetamine's history, chemistry, and impact on users

  • Books

    September 9, 1998

    Hot Pursuit

    Minneapolis police say the chase that ended in the deaths of two bystanders on I-94 was by-the-book. Some other cities are throwing out that book.