In the wake of another outburst of deadly gun violence in Minneapolis over the 4th of July weekend, Mayor Betsy Hodges asked people to "pray [for] all of those affected by these tragedies." Police Chief Janeé Harteau, meanwhile, "urge[d] people to put their guns down and find another way to resolve ... More >>
The game is won on the field. Some bits of advice are impossible to follow to fruition. "The game is won on the field, Mallman." This is the kind of hodge-podge rhetoric that makes so much sense, you end up feeling like shit about yourself because you can never live up to it. Life is not won. If ... More >>
The City of Minneapolis has completed work on a map that shows the path of Sunday's tornado, and the impact it had on the city, building by building. Major damage, marked in red, starts at about Plymouth and Upton, and continues on a diagonal path northeast.
Hennepin CountyCleanup from the storm continues.The Hennepin County medical examiner has released the identity of the second man known to have died in Sunday's tornado: Floyd David Whitfield. He was a god-fearing man, and on his way home from church on Sunday when the tornado struck. The howling ... More >>
Flickr, Bert23.Ouch.Uptown doesn't usually register as a particularly dangerous stretch of the Twin Cities, which makes this rash of violent muggings even stranger. Since Sunday, Minneapolis police have received three reports of a brutal robberies, all occurring within a few blocks of Lake S ... More >>
Ishmael Rashad Moore and Dashaunta D Mar Gomez, both 17, have been charged in the shooting death of 18-year-old Keontrell Govan. Police found Govan with a bullet in his head last Wednesday afternoon in the alley behind the Church of St. Bridget in North Minneapolis. Medics rushed him to Nort ... More >>
Doctors are trying to repair Major's spinal damage.Roseville police officers were recently given some sad news. Despite surgeries and several weeks of physical therapy, Major -- the police dog who was viciously stabbed in November -- will not regain movement in his hind legs. On their websi ... More >>
Name translates to "food for a king"—so is it?
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