Yesterday, Libertarian Party candidate for governor Chris Holbrook was in a public park near Lake Calhoun gathering signatures for a petition drive aimed at getting him on the ballot in November when some Minneapolis Park Patrol officers called the Minneapolis Police Department.Both the Park Patrol ... More >>
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William Allan Jacobs, the 66-year-old former captain of the Minneapolis Park Police charged in January with sexually abusing a 15-year-old boy, learned today that he will stand trial on Oct. 25. Jacobs was arrested in January after the teenager gave police a detailed written account of his a ... More >>
A footnote to last week's CP story on whether the Minneapolis Police Department's recruiting methods lead to bias against certain candidates.
How MoveOn fought the Bush league--and won Minnesota
For years, a man who called himself Badger lived in an old broke-down van while creating a monumental work of public art. Then, something went wrong down on the Mississippi.
Full-court basketball used to be a Twin Cities parks mainstay. Then the neighbors complained.
True confessions of a vegetable offender
All Dennis Williams wanted was a job with the city of Minneapolis. After five years of bureaucratic torture, what he ended up with was three months in jail and a shot at serious prison time.
An affluent Minneapolis-Edina neighborhood thought 18-year-old Henry Moormann's funeral would be the last of the 2-1 Click. The July 19 shooting of another teen suggests otherwise.
"The wealthy residents want the beach to themselves," Hidden Beach visitor Neil Sorenson complains. "They're tired of looking at punk rockers or anyone who looks remotely different."