Democrat Tarryl Clark announced today that she raised $505,000 in the first three months of the year in her bid to unseat Michele Bachmann. Add that to the $602,000 she raised in 2009, and she's hit $1.1 million total.Clark, a state senator from St. Cloud, has already won the DFL endorsement. She ... More >>
Duy Ngo will receive $4.5 million for getting shot by a fellow officer in the line of duty, but that won't restore his reputation
Another accusation of police misconduct reopens the old rift between cops and residents at south Minneapolis's Little Earth housing complex
Just two and half years ago, Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak pulled out all the bells and whistles in searching for his top cop. This time around, things are, uh, a little quieter.
The May medal: How the MPD managed to embarrass itself and reopen old wounds
There continues to be fallout from the removal two weeks ago of MPD Lt. Medaria Arradondo from the federal mediation talks.
The courts are determined to make a 10-year-old murder charge stick
Another in-custody death raises questions about the MPD's ability to police itself
Rybak frets about transit--but can he do anything?
Meet Barb Johnson, the most powerful politician in Minneapolis
Rybak picks a reformer for the MPD
Former mayor Sharon Sayles Belton on her successor
The Strib outs a police informant. Was it worth the risk?
Why mayor Rybak is loathed on the north side
Ray Whebbe Jr., hustler, journalist, champion of lost causes, dies at 48
Duy Ngo, The Minneapolis police officer wounded by one of his own colleagues in a February drug stakeout, speaks out for the first time
Former gang prosecution snitch Johnny Edwards recants--sort of
Police misconduct? Tell somebody who cares.
The city plays politics with police/minority relations
Want to change the world? Get out of your car and onto a bike.
Searching for the beginnings of the self and the end of the world in 100,000 cast-off books
Minneapolis files a second set of charges against protesters who picketed last year's animal-genetics conference
Minneapolis officials insist police did everything by the book before Clay Fingerman killed himself. But nobody wants to talk about the shotgun left by his door.
Fifty years ago Minneapolis launched a program to stamp out discrimination. Now many of the dream's supporters doubt the city's civil-rights agencies are equal to the task.
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.
When police informant Johnny Edwards sang, men went to prison. Now his tune is coming back to haunt the courts.
A crack in the sidewalk, a cop's slippery sole,and other lawsuits just waiting to happen
For the last year, Minneapolis's CODEFOR strategy has been packing the jails. Now state taxpayers are being asked to pay the price.
Recent embarrassments notwithstanding, Minneapolis isn't softening its stance on high-speed chases
Police to press: Behave or go to jail
Has Johnny "Walk on Water" Edwards finally met his match?
911 operators answer the phone 1,000 times a night. But what if the line goes down?
The former owner of Buns & Roses says Minneapolis cops wanted him to pay up or shut down
A scuffle at Minneapolis's South High has caused some parents to ask whether school police liaisons should be allowed to use force as readily as cops do elsewhere
Sure, he's got an unfortunate knack for running afoul of the law. But that's nothing compared to his talent for getting himself set free.
With a week to go until Judgment Day, Barbara Carlson returns to her roots.
Race discrimination in the fire department has cost Minneapolis millions, infuriated the courts, and divided the force. Mayor Sharon Sayles Belton's response? Zilch.
When 12 COPS arrived at Andre Madison's house for a routine drug bust, they wandered into a ferocious gunfight with themselves.
When police critically wounded 15-year-old Lawrence Miles Jr., TV reporters went out of their way to point out that being a cop in "Murderapolis" is dicey stuff. But after a witness said he saw Miles drop his gun and run before being gunned down, the stor
A federal investigation is looking into misconduct at the MPD's Third Precinct -- but how far will it go?
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
Business as Usual at the Minneapolis City Hall
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As social programs fall away, fundamentalist groups like Teen Challenge are rushing to take their place.