The rains of June 19 still haunt Christine Anderson. The deluge began by wending its way through the cracks of her four-bedroom home at the corner of Stryker Avenue and Winona Street in St. Paul. Inch by inch, her basement filled. Water pushed its way through the laundry room. In minutes it flowed ... More >>
Tony WebsterNorth Minneapolis landlords are holding rent deposits from people whose homes were damaged by the tornadoIt's been three weeks since the tornado devastated North Minneapolis--and many victims are still waiting for their landlords to make things right.
Memorials like this one on Broadway are an eyesore to some.Charles Kentrell Jones had only been out of juvenile hall for a few weeks when he was gunned down in a north Minneapolis alley last August. The 17-year-old was only a few blocks from home when he was killed in a spray of bullets. A makes ... More >>
Murder rates are down and sketchy spots are seeing crime overall dip
When R.T. Rybak brought Bill McManus to town to head the MPD, both men talked big about reforming the troubled department. But when the chief ran into political resistance, some say, the mayor blinked. Now their relationship has hit the skids, and the fut
This year the murder rate has doubled in north Minneapolis. What's changed? Nothing, really. That's the trouble.