An alleged attempted abduction of a 13-year-old girl by three men on May 5 is just one in a string of luring incidents that have occurred in southwest Minneapolis this month, according to the Minneapolis Police Department.RELATED: Police release sketch of man who allegedly attempted to abduct girl n ... More >>
During a news conference this afternoon, Minneapolis Police Department Chief Janeé Harteau said the police SUV involved in a fatal accident with a motorcycle last Friday afternoon was traveling 16 to 17 miles per hour as it entered the intersection of West 26th Street and Blaisdell Avenue.THE BACKS ... More >>
New information emerging about the mayhem that went down yesterday afternoon in the Lyn-Lake area isn't exactly flattering for the Minneapolis Police Department.According to reports, a foot chase that began when a resident reported a suspected burglar in the neighborhood ended with two cops getting ... More >>
Yesterday, the Minneapolis Police Department distributed a crime alert about a reported abduction attempt that took place around 2:25 Sunday afternoon near the intersection of 36th Street West and Zenith Avenue South.SEE ALSO: Missing Minneapolis girl was simply crashing at a different friend's hous ... More >>
-- Updates at bottom of post -- Around 3 a.m. this morning, two people were killed and a third was wounded in a shooting that took place at a north Minneapolis "after hours club," to use the words of MPD Sergeant Stephen McCarthy.SEE ALSO: Ashanti Watson and boyfriend allegedly shot at while walking ... More >>
-- Carlos has been found and a suspect is in custody. Scroll to the bottom of this post for updates -- Details remain sketchy, but Minneapolis police are saying that an 8-month old boy named Carlos Orozco (pictured above) was abducted on the 2100 block of Portland Avenue earlier today.Police say the ... More >>
:::: ORIGINAL POST PUBLISHED MORNING OF DECEMBER 12 ::::This morning, the Minneapolis Police Department released photos of a man wanted in connection with an early Saturday morning sexual assault that took place at East 34th Street and Chicago Avenue.SEE ALSO: Woman sexually assaulted after exiting ... More >>
In late June, Matt Call, a 24-year-old musician and barista, was nearly killed when he was struck by a Jeep Grand Cherokee near the intersection of Lyndale Ave. and 24th Street. He was left with two broken legs, a fractured pelvis, and broken vertebrae.SEE ALSO: Police ask for help finding hit-and-r ... More >>
When the suspect saw flashing lights, he floored it into oncoming traffic.Early this morning, Minneapolis Police tried to pull over a Honda Civic for an "equipment violation." That potentially minor crime turned into a major one when the driver instead took off, driving into oncoming traffic to g ... More >>
With the narrowly avoided abductions of three girls still in recent memory, the Minneapolis Police Department has released a sketch of a suspect in one of the cases.The man is wanted for trying to take a 14-year-old girl against her will, trying to force her into his car as she walked home from s ... More >>
FacebookMPD issues a warning.After 23-year-old Jamaal Dionte Brown was shot and wounded outside Karma Nightclub on 1st Avenue North early Saturday morning, Minneapolis police issued a statement calling the club "a source of continuing problems." The very next night, a woman was stabbed outsi ... More >>
MPD learns a kidnapping story was a hoax. The four people involved said they just wanted to attract attention. The police had wasted their time.Updated: The suspected kidnapping last night on Broadway was a hoax, Minneapolis police say, and they are not happy about it. Their reaction is below ... More >>
The Minneapolis Police Federation held elections Thursday night, and Secretary Lyall Delaney keeps his post by a vote of 342 to 341.
State Patrol Lt. Eric Roeske said a Department of Transportation worker found a body between the guard rail and sound wall of I-394 between the Dunwoody Boulevard and Penn Avenue exits at about 11 a.m. The DOT worker called State Patrol and an ambulance was dispatched, but was quickly calle ... More >>
Via MPD on FacebookSeriously, Congratulations to the newest members of the Minneapolis Police Department's Mounted Patrol. But was The Doors' "Riders On The Storm" really the best music overdub for the video posted on MPD's Facebook page? You know, "There's a killer on the road/His brain is s ... More >>
Police are looking for a man who tried to abduct an 11-year-old girl in South Minneapolis Monday while she was walking home from school.
Guess the old days of cigar-chomping and donut-eating are over.
Shadow, the Minneapolis Police Department K-9 stabbed on Tuesday during an all-hands-on-deck manhunt in Blaine, was released today from the vet and is on the mend, an MPD spokesman said. The suspect in the chase, L.C. Wesley Armstrong, is still at large. Armstrong was chased north out of the ... More >>
Police found a dead body in the snow this morning--they've determined that the death is suspicious.
Crime in Minneapolis is dropping, but now it appears the budget axe is dropping on the crime fighters.
The suspect tried to rob the woman at gunpoint. When she said she had no money, he forced her to go between two garages and then sexually assaulted her.
Early this morning, police answered a burglary call. They found the suspects, but they lost the police dog.
An assault in the 2600 block of Cedar Avenue early Saturday morning has left one man dead.
The Minneapolis Police Department released an internal report on cops people complained about. The report also outlines the department's use of force.
Police are looking for information about a person who was apparently pushed to his or her death over the North Third Street footbridge in Minneapolis.
The joint effort between the MPD and city attorney's office is aimed at increasing the conviction rate of domestic abusers.
Council members get served, but demonstrator gets arrested
Critical Mass chaos may be a preview of the Republican National Convention
Can the Minneapolis Police Department plunder the city's pocketbook?
The May medal: How the MPD managed to embarrass itself and reopen old wounds
When R.T. Rybak brought Bill McManus to town to head the MPD, both men talked big about reforming the troubled department. But when the chief ran into political resistance, some say, the mayor blinked. Now their relationship has hit the skids, and the fut
In an age of shrinking budgets, the city of Minneapolis is spending more money than ever to settle lawsuits against the MPD
The City Council gives itself a gift: Money for the MPD
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.
The Duy Ngo case: McManus bets the farm; Will Olson land on the hot seat?
Federal mediation of MPD-minority troubles concludes: Now what?
The Minneapolis police team up with Target to keep an electronic eye on the corporation's corner
The Minneapolis Police Department wants to make wearing a gas mask
Why did it take three investigations, two trials, and one year of legal ups and downs to convict Alfred Flowers of sassing a cop? He may never know: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, and the FBI have declared the records top-secret.
How about a real investigation this time?
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