This morning, Ninzel Banks became the second north Minneapolis toddler killed by a stray bullet in the last six months.Banks, 5, was hit about 8:35 a.m. while sleeping on a couch in a home on the 4500 block of Bryant Avenue North.Relative Robert Tolliver is staying at the house. Tolliver told the St ... More >>
A stray bullet killed 3-year-old Terrell Mayes in his home on the 2600 block of Colfax Avenue in North Minneapolis last December 26, and police still haven't figured out who pulled the trigger.Now, in hopes of bringing Terrell's shooter to justice, Minneapolis police are teaming with Clear Channe ... More >>
Up close and personal with the Minneapolis mayor
Minneapolis is "Murderapolis" no more. The number of violent crimes in Minneapolis fell 6.3 percent last year from 2010, reaching a 28-year-low, according to statistics published today by the city.