The violent ripple effects of Prince Pope's murder at his January birthday party in St. Paul are still being felt across the border in Minneapolis, according to charges filed yesterday in connection with a murder at a 4th of July party on Minneapolis's North Side. At the party, which was hosted by ... More >>
Last month, City Council President Barb Johnson, who represents a good chunk of north Minneapolis, unloaded on her colleagues and city staff for spending their time on things like studies about racial inequalities instead of public safety issues, especially in her part of the city.The pertinence of ... More >>
See Also: COVER: The View From Down Here Minneapolis 2012 Murder Map In what appear to be unrelated incidents, two men were shot to death over the weekend in separate neighborhoods in Minneapolis, marking the city's 19th and 20th homicides of the year. The first incident occurred early Saturday ... More >>
This morning, Ninzel Banks became the second north Minneapolis toddler killed by a stray bullet in the last six months.Banks, 5, was hit about 8:35 a.m. while sleeping on a couch in a home on the 4500 block of Bryant Avenue North.Relative Robert Tolliver is staying at the house. Tolliver told the St ... More >>
Yesterday, Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson blasted the debt collection agency formerly used by Fairview hospitals for employing "boiler-room-style" tactics in trying to get emergency room patients to pay their bills upfront.The collection agency, Chicago-based Accretive Health, was pretty mu ... More >>
Steven E. Meyer marks the city's 31st homicide of the year.A 36-year-old Eden Prairie Man was fatally shot this this weekend in north Minneapolis, marking the city's 31st homicide of 2011. Steven E. Meyer was shot in the abdomen Saturday afternoon and died hours later at North Memorial Medi ... More >>
Prince Moore told police he woke up to his wife stabbing him.Prince Moore told police he woke up early Tuesday morning to his wife trying to stab him. So, Moore said, he took the knife and stabbed his wife until she was beyond dead and the knife he'd used had bent from the strain, according to a ... More >>
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has identified 19-year-old Shabar Hildebran as the victim of a homicide in north Minneapolis early Saturday morning. Just after midnight, police responded to shots fired on the 2500 block of Logan Avenue North. When cops entered the house, they found Hildebran ... More >>
Police say the shooting took place on the 2200 block of Dupont in north Minneapolis.A 17-year-old was shot twice in north Minneapolis Sunday by a group of teenagers who escaped on bikes. The bike-by shooting took place on the 2200 block of Dupont Avenue north around 3:30 p.m, says Minneapolis po ... More >>
Hennepin County mug shotPolice have arrested 19-year-old Christopher Tarrell Clark on suspicion that he killed a man in north Minneapolis last month. When Minneapolis cops arrived in the 2700 block of Humboldt Avenue North on June 13, they found 22-year-old Darrell Fisher lying dead in a nearby ... More >>
Twenty-two-year-old Darrell Fisher has been identified by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner as the man who died late Monday night in a shooting on Humboldt Avenue North. Police found him an adjacent alley. Another man was found shot but alive in a nearby home, but his injuries are describ ... More >>
Minneapolis police officers found a man shot dead in an alley behind the 2700 block of Humboldt Avenue North last night, and another man shot but alive in an adjacent home. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office will release the dead man's identity and official cause of death later, M ... 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 >>
Minneapolis police say that a man found shot and unresponsive late Wednesday, on the 3800 block of Emerson Avenue North, died of his wounds yesterday at North Memorial Medical Center. MPD spokesman Stephen McCarty had no information this morning about the man's identity. The Homicide Unit i ... More >>
David Cress was arrested last September.David Cress was once the CEO of North Memorial Medical Center. His smiling face was featured in TV ads for the hospital. Now, he's just another john.
Image by Irargerich on FlickrBabies: sometimes they like to be born in a minivamA Chaska mom delivered baby No. 2 in a Perkins parking lot in Edina this weekend. She was hoping for a short labor, but this wasn't quite what she had in mind...
In what may be the largest ever strike of its kind, 12,000 Twin Cities nurses have walked off the job at 14 area hospitals in a 24-hour strike over pay, pensions and staffing ratios. Outside Abbott Northwestern in Minneapolis, they greeted the day with a rendition of "Amazing Grace." The hos ... More >>
West Lake Calhoun Parkway, better known for its stately old homes and views of one of the most popular lakes in Minneapolis, became the scene of the city's 19th homicide last night after police found the body of a man shot dead there in a park. The death means that Minneapolis has now record ... More >>
Photo by Drab MakyoGun safety advocates can sound like broken records when they constantly harp on gun owners to lock up their unloaded weapons to keep them away from children. That is, until we hear of another case of children getting their hands on loaded guns and injuring each other. Some pare ... More >>
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner confirmed this morning that housemates Anton Warren, 31, and Romaze Stevens, 30, both of Minneapolis, were the two men shot to death on Friday in the 3300 block of Russell Avenue N. Their deaths mean that the 2010 Minneapolis homicide count has already passed las ... More >>
The Ladiis and the Baddest squash their beef
Charles StewartMaybe Charles Stewart, a guy with rap sheet that includes convictions for drug offenses and unlawful possession of an assault weapon, wasn't the best person to punish his 4-year-old son for misbehaving at day care. The 31-year-old Mounds View man has been charged with felony ... More >>
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner said on Wednesday that DeCarl Antonio Starr, 18, of St. Paul was the man shot to death Tuesday night in north Minneapolis. Minneapolis police from the Fourth Precinct were dispatched to the shooting in the 1500 block of Newton Ave N. at about 10:20 p.m. o ... More >>
Minneapolis police have another homicide on their hands. Shortly before 10 p.m. last night, officers from the Fourth Precinct were dispatched to a shooting in the 1500 block of Newton Ave N. When they got there, they found what appeared to be a shooting scene -- but no victim. At about t ... More >>
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Billy Nash, 46, of Minneapolis, has been charged with first-degree murder in the the stabbing death of his wife, police said Friday. He's being held at Hennepin County jail. Police said they found woman early Friday morning after responding to a call to the 2400 block of Penn Avenue North. S ... More >>
Police also identified the victim as Pierre Fischer of Fridley.
Transit Police Chief Dave Indrehus said Roberson came forward to Wednesday afternoon.
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Hinckle was found late Saturday night on Dupont Ave. N. in Minneapolis. He was transported to North Memorial Medical Center where he later died.
The Hennepin County Medical Examiners office has not yet released the name of the victim.
The heartwarming story out of Pine City about a dog saving an unconscious 94-year-old man's life takes a sad turn.
A dog led her owner to an unseen, unconscious man splayed on his driveway. Pine City police credit the canine for saving the man's life.
Remember the sad story of the 7-week-old baby who died on the 4th of July? Minneapolis police arrested the dad over the weekend.
Three men were shot in north Minneapolis Sunday evening, and one of them is in critical condition.
One man is dead and another severely injured after a shooting in Camden Thursday evening. Neither of the men has been identified.
Hospitals fight union on health care costs
Police incident lands an 18-year-old North Sider in the hospital for three days
For Chrissakes... Milwaukee's got public transit. (Omaha, too.)
Caribbean comfort food and fried chicken shine at AJs Smoke House in North Minneapolis
Battling beat Gregory Corso retires to the dead poets society
She said she couldn't get away. The prosecutor said she never tried. Now the courts must decide: Did Donna Miller kill her boyfriend in self-defense, or was it murder?