As Thursday's night Dinkytown hockey riot wound down, a Minneapolis cop took a moment to snap a photo of an officer dressed in riot gear posing with two school spirit-filled women.The cop's photo is at right. At left is a photo of the photo taken by University of Minnesota junior Becca Leighton, who ... More >>
Her photo was the honeypot local law enforcement couldn't resist
Protest notches first arrest and first victory
Cops approach Melissa Hill outside Occupy MN tent building demo.Occupy MN protesters began setting up tents and shelters on the grassy knoll of the Government Plaza this afternoon, with full knowledge that they are defying the orders of the Hennepin County Sheriff. However, cops approached Melis ... More >>
Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these occupiers.Occupy MN organizers announced this morning that contrary to the agreement they had with the Hennepin County Sheriff's Department, they will begin erecting tents and shelters tomorrow afternoon in the Government Plaza. This ... More >>
In a series of meetings held over the past couple of days, Occupy MN organizers have received tentative approval for their plans to camp out in the Hennepin County Government Center plaza starting tomorrow at 9 a.m. The plaza is public property, but organizers still met with the Hennepin County ... More >>
Ramsey County sheriff releases records to City Pages
City PagesFletcher provided these terrorism briefs to City Pages to prove he wasn't lyingFormer Ramsey County Sheriff Bob Fletcher has given City Pages a batch of documents he says are some of the terrorism briefs he has been accused of lying about creating.The documents--some marked "Confidentia ... More >>
The Hennepin County Sheriff's Department has released the name of a man suspected of firing shots on officers outside his house earlier today.Sahar Sandar Nikpay, 26, was inside his Robbinsdale home this morning when police arrived with a narcotic search warrant. Nikpay allegedly opened fire on t ... More >>
The good news: Only 22 overdose deaths in the metro in 2009. The bad news: That's almost double the deaths in 2008.
Starting Friday, cops across the state will be cracking down on booze-cruisers.
Eight months ago, a man jumped from a Mall of America parking ramp. Medical examiners still don't know who he was.
Stephen Porter may have been humiliated and abused by cops. Or he may be the best thing that's happened to the MPD in a long time.
If your vehicle is impounded as "evidence," look out
Residents can't believe the bail bondsman down the block in the quiet Victory neighborhood has the right to wrap his house with bullet-blocking sheet metal
Still reeling, ousted Highway 55 protesters plot their next move
911 operators answer the phone 1,000 times a night. But what if the line goes down?
If for-profit career counselors don't promise anything specific, clients who fail to find the job of their dreams have little recourse