Two of Latrice Trotter's friends allege Minneapolis cops used excessive force by tasing the pregnant 19-year-old woman, causing her to fall on her stomach, before she was arrested around 11:30 p.m. on May 29.As is standard procedure in any incident involving a taser, the Minneapolis Police Departmen ... More >>
On February 13, 25-year-old Caitlan Barton was hit by a truck and killed while walking south across Lake Street, with the walk light on, where it intersects with Market Place near Lake Calhoun. Minneapolis police say it's likely the driver, who had a green light and was turning right from Market ont ... More >>
During a foot chase with a suspect around 4 a.m. Sunday morning, a St. Paul cop named Jeremy Ryan may have accidentally shot a St. Thomas student as he watched TV in his Merriam Park residence and left another nearby home riddled with bullets.THE BACKSTORY: St. Paul cop may have accidentally shot St ... More >>
A group of St. Louis Park residents have been outspoken in their opposition to the preliminary plan for the Southwest LRT route, as it would reroute freight train traffic from south Minneapolis through their community.SEE ALSO: Business community comes out in support of Southwest LRTThe group, Safet ... More >>
Think wrestling is fake? That might be news to the belligerent racist dude who got choked out by Shawn Daivari on the Hiawatha Line train yesterday.SEE ALSO: Brock Lesnar makes kickass return to pro wrestling on WWE Monday Night Raw [VIDEO]Daivari, a 28-year-old former WWE superstar who was born in ... More >>
See Also:Smokehouse Brewpub offers free beer for lifeTop 5 brewpubs in the Twin CitiesLast year, before their beer was even brewing, the owners of the soon-to-open Smokehouse Brewpub made waves with their "free beer for life" offer to any investor who made a donation of $1,000 or more. After nearly ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Jesse Ventura got his ass kicked in a California bar, fellow SEAL says-- Jesse Ventura loves puns, doesn't like Democrats, Republicans, or third parties-- Jesse Ventura's TSA search lawsuit thrown outJesse Ventura insulted Barack Obama with one of the worst slurs imaginable -- he called ... More >>
All aboard for St. Paul?Congress has 60 days to approve funding for its half of the $957 million cost of a light rail line linking Minneapolis to St. Paul. The clock was set in motion when the Federal Transit Administration sent the approved Full Funding Grant Agreement to Capitol Hill, the ... More >>
Photo: minnemomIn 1920, streetcar ridership in the Twin Cities was 238 million. Today, the Minnesota Streetcar Museum's Como‑Harriet Streetcar Line and Excelsior Streetcar Line are all that remain of the once mighty system. And Friday, the Minneapolis City Council may have made another mode ... More >>
Thanks to Obamanomics and that sweet, sweet stimulus money, we may be on a fast train to Chi-town.
A true story that both illuminates the downside of stealing cars and exposes the frail bonds of friendship.
Tom Stransky is arguably the most ardent foe of bringing light rail to St. Paul. But recently the signs have disappeared from Stransky's bookstore at the busy intersection of University and Snelling Avenues.