Last summer, Rep. Joe Atkins (D-Inver Grove Heights) was hanging out with his son at the Big 10 Restaurant in Dinkytown when, without thinking twice about it, he set his smartphone down on a table."My oldest son said something like, 'You trying to get us killed?'" Atkins recalls. "He had a roommate, ... More >>
Authorities are treating the death of Gophers linebacker Gary Tinsley as "suspicious," University of Minnesota Police Chief Greg Hestness said at a press conference this afternoon. Hestness says there was nothing about the scene to suggest a crime had been committed, but "the death of a young athle ... More >>
The suspect has yet to be charged, but Minneapolis police turned him over to the University Police Department yesterday.
John Delmonico defends those who serve and protect. Whether they deserve it or not.
More than a week after Mayor R.T. Rybak announced his choice of Tim Dolan to lead the MPD, one Minneapolis City Council member is still raising questions.
Some city leaders are unhappy with the process that led to Tim Dolan being selected to head the MPD.
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Cops, hard-ons, and the First Amendment
Operation Safe Streets