Sharon Lubinski

  • News

    January 2, 2013

    When will gay marriage be legal in Minnesota?

    After 42 years, the same-sex marriage debate in Minnesota might finally come to a close

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2009

    Lubinski confirmed by Senate: First openly gay U.S. Marshal

    Sharon Lubinski has been assistant Minneapolis police chief since 2006, having risen through the ranks after moving here from the Dane County Sheriff's Office in Wisconsin.

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2009

    Klobuchar's Senate committee OKs Lubinski's U.S. Marshall nod

    The assistant chief of police in Minneapolis is one step closer to making history.

  • News

    December 26, 2007

    Criminally Negligent

    A woman groped, her baby carriage kicked over. Yet cops don't have the time or resources to investigate.

  • News

    December 5, 2007

    Unfriendly Fire

    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

  • News

    October 31, 2007

    Follow That Story!

    Politicos demand answers after our sex crimes scoop

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2006

    Chief search: Now with 100% less hype!

    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.

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2006

    Hail to the chief--whoever that is

    Now that Bill McManus has shuffled off to San Antonio, the biggest story around City Hall is who might replace the Minneapolis police chief.

  • News

    December 21, 2005

    To Serve and Disrespect

    The MPD strikes again, this time detaining a legislator's son for hours

  • News

    April 7, 2004

    Does This Bus Stop at the Capitol?

    Rybak frets about transit--but can he do anything?

  • News

    February 25, 2004

    There Goes the Neighborhood

    Allina signs on to the Sears complex; McManus takes oath

  • News

    January 14, 2004

    Boss Lady

    Meet Barb Johnson, the most powerful politician in Minneapolis

  • News

    December 24, 2003

    And Then There Was One

    Rybak picks a reformer for the MPD

  • News

    May 8, 2002

    On The Corner

    Overwhelmed activists, embattled police, and perplexed politicians brace for a long, hot summer in South Minneapolis

  • Books

    February 13, 2002

    Stubbed Tow

    A parking miscue, a scuffle, a cultural divide

  • News

    March 8, 2000

    Living Against the Law

    Public camping has been prohibited in Minneapolis for years. Trouble is, for Westside and Chris, Little John and Gnat, there's no place else like home.

  • News

    October 14, 1998

    Helter Shelter

    Fresh air, a river at your feet, and stars on the ceiling: Home, sweet home. At least until Minneapolis cops raid your camp.

  • Books

    September 9, 1998

    Crapped Out

    A dispute over street gambling has downtown bar owners clamoring for cops

  • Feature

    May 1, 1998