HeatherHeatherHeatherDespite the doubling of the city's homicide numbers this year over last, violent crime in Minneapolis is at an historic low.Robbery, aggravated assault, and rape are all down citywide in Minneapolis--the lowest levels since 1963. The murder rate is dropping, too: The past ... More >>
Stunningly poor timing: While neighborhoods blocked 1,100 streets all over Minneapolis yesterday for National Night Out, and neighbors shared a bite to eat and some conversation, a man was gunned down in North Minneapolis.
The Ladiis and the Baddest squash their beef
Former Hell's Angel is about to get taken down
Beat cops reveal who causes the most headache in the city's neighborhoods
This week City Pages highlights ten of the city's chronic offenders -- the people who constantly commit low-level crimes in Minneapolis neighborhoods. These people are police and prosecution targets. But should they be?
One man is dead and another severely injured after a shooting in Camden Thursday evening. Neither of the men has been identified.
In just eight months, chief Bill McManus has alienated the media, the pols, and the MPD rank and file. He must be doing something right.
This year the murder rate has doubled in north Minneapolis. What's changed? Nothing, really. That's the trouble.
The Duy Ngo case: McManus bets the farm; Will Olson land on the hot seat?
At the University of Minnesota's farm school, discord blooms over budget cuts and the biotech bonanza
Politicians get ready to reboot telecommunications law
In drug- or gang-related cases, one of the favorite weapons of prosecutors is confidential informants like Johnny Edwards. Trouble is, a lot of them will say anything to get themselves out of the hot seat--and continue committing crimes while they're turn