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  • Blogs

    September 29, 2014

    Stalker Michael Mangan Indicted for Allegedly Stealing More Than $1 Million from Investors

    Michael Mangan is stuck behind dreary prison bars right now, but you may remember him for his past criminal deeds. Earlier this year, Mangan pleaded guilty to three counts of aggressively stalking his ex-wife. But stalking wasn't the end of it. The original 2013 complaint against Mangan contained a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2013

    Northeast Nazi Michael Karkoc ordered murder of Polish civilians, testimony indicates

    Michael Karkoc, the 94-year-old Nazi commander who has been living quietly in northeast Minneapolis since 1949, ordered the murder of Polish civilians in 1944, according to testimony recently unearthed by the Associated Press.RELATED: Northeast Nazi: Top 10 tweets The testimony in question was given ... More >>

  • News

    April 24, 2013

    Medicare fraudsters swindle millions from the feds

    Hospitals, doctors, and drug dealers have made Medicare the nation's sweetest crime, but the feds are trying to shutter the door

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2013

    Mpls has been overreporting rapes to feds; MPD officials had good rea$on to

    If you judged by the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports, you'd think Minneapolis has been the national leader in "forcible rapes" (it's a real statistical category, not just the brainchild of Paul Ryan) since 2007.SEE ALSO: Minneapolis guns incidents, violent crime crept up in 2012 But you shouldn't judge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2013

    Quiana Evans lost her job at Burger King, then robbed a McDonald's

    Wouldn't it have made more sense for Evans to get her revenge by robbing a BK?SEE ALSO: Burger King's Flame: meat-scented body spray ignites passion Maybe so, but in a desperate situation after losing her job at Burger King in 2011, Rochester resident Quiana Evans instead targeted her former fast-fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2012

    Bachmann doesn't back down from Muslim Brotherhood "deep penetration" accusation [VIDEO]

    In July, Michele Bachmann took heavy criticism for demanding that feds investigate the Muslin Brotherhood's alleged "deep penetration" into the U.S. Government. She provided little evidence other than to assert that the family of Huma Abedin, a deputy chief of staff for Secretary of State Hillary Cl ... More >>

  • News

    July 4, 2012

    America's Petro-Terrorists

    Wall Street and Washington conspire to destabilize the U.S. economy, one barrel of oil at a time

  • News

    June 6, 2012

    The revolution won't be deported

    If legal remedies are exhausted, it's time to take to the streets

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    Everyone in Wisconsin wants to walk around with a gun

    Wisconsin is preparing to star in a big-budget Western. ​This morning, Wisconsin began taking applications for the state's brand new concealed carry gun law. By this afternoon, every single person in Wisconsin will be armed to the teeth. Shoulder holster, one at the hip, little one down by the ank ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    City Pages' Jessica Lussenhop named among "Best Young Writers on the Internet"

    Jessica Lussenhop was one of a dozen writers chosen.​City Pages staff writer Jessica Lussenhop has been chosen as one of the "Best Young Writers on the Internet" by the Business Insider. Lussenhop was one of a dozen young journalists selected for the list, joining staffers at The New York Times, T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    Michele Bachmann "white baby" quote is fake

    Bachmann's quote blamed Obama for the Casey Anthony verdict​Michele Bachmann raised eyebrows last week with her comment blaming President Barack Obama for the Casey Anthony verdict. "Well, I've been visiting all the primary states, and I've been talking to people, and people all over the place a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2009

    Is the FBI investigating Coleman? Who really knows?

    It's all in the wording: The press people went from a flat-out "no" to a "no comment". Start the rumor mill!

  • News

    February 25, 2009

    Guantanamo's final days

    America prepares to shutter the infamous prison camp and Jihad looms

  • News

    November 7, 2007

    Crossing Borders

    The agent who ordered the arrest of "20th hijacker" Zacarias Moussaoui joins a law firm known for its aggressive defense of immigrant rights

  • News

    July 25, 2007

    Trials and Stribulations

    Staffs gutted. Secrets stolen. A traitorous publisher forced to defend his actions in court. The future has never looked bleaker for the Star Tribune and the Pioneer Press.

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2006

    Musical chairs at the PCRC

    Why did the Minneapolis Police Community Relations Council vote to oust the Rev. Ian Bethel as one of its co-chairs?

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2006

    Little Earth releases video of MPD incident

    Footage of the arrest that led to the suspension of two MPD officers.

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2006

    Rybak's lawful assembly

    The mayor of Minneapolis has unveiled his plan in the search for a new police chief, including an advisory committee made up of elected officials and community activists. The list is more notable for who's not on it.

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2006

    Toward a one-newspaper town: And then there were three

    Way back in November, when news first broke of a shareholder revolt at Knight Ridder, the Star Tribune rather forcefully poo-poohed the possibility that the Strib's parent company, McClatchy, might make a bid for the faltering newspaper chain. In the Twin Cities market, this was a matter of no trifl ... More >>

  • News

    January 4, 2006


    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

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2005

    Zerby slides toward sunset

    Paul Zerby, the Minneapolis City Council's Second Ward rep, is counting down his final days in office. He did not seek re-election this year, which, in many ways, is a loss for the city.

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2005

    Why City Pages could really suck soon

    On Tuesday the San Francisco Bay Guardian posted a thorough editorial on the rumors (more here) of a possible imminent merger between the Phoenix-based New Times alternative weekly newspaper chain and Village Voice Media, which owns City Pages: "If there's a grain of truth here, and VVM and New Time ... More >>

  • News

    November 17, 2004

    Land of 10,000 Felons

    Meth use and harsher sentences are putting more Minnesotans in prison

  • News

    October 6, 2004

    An October Surprise for Bush and the FBI?

    FBI whistleblower Sibel Edmonds talks about her case --and hints at a forthcoming scandal

  • News

    April 14, 2004

    Hit the Road, Juan

    Why is Montgomery, Minnesota, dislocating Latino residents?

  • News

    February 25, 2004

    There Goes the Neighborhood

    Allina signs on to the Sears complex; McManus takes oath

  • News

    November 26, 2003

    Moose in a China Shop

    A celebrity candidate joins the race for the MPD chief's job

  • News

    October 1, 2003

    Don't Call Us, We'll Call You

    Waiting to resolve a complaint against Minneapolis cops? Take a number

  • News

    June 25, 2003

    Addicted To Drug Court

    The Good News and the Bad News: Hennepin Countys drug court has cleared court dockets and steered a lot of people toward treatment. Its also allowed the county to push thousands more casual offenders into the corrections system.

  • News

    May 7, 2003

    Stupid Sentencing Tricks

    A Minnesota judge is targeted for speaking out against federal drug-sentencing guidelines

  • News

    March 19, 2003

    The Two Jills

    Why a pair of white women lawyers are taking the fight over federal mediation to the courts

  • News

    February 12, 2003

    State of the City

    Minneapolis pols draw lines, choose sides

  • News

    February 5, 2003

    Waiting for Chief Olson

    Federal mediation is delayed; this is a recording...

  • Arts

    April 17, 2002

    Best Buy

    The most powerful radio and concert chain hires the most powerful man in local dance music. For Clear Channel and Rich Best, it's business as usual.

  • Movies

    February 14, 2001

    Eating For Two

    Hannibal equates the viewer with its own insatiable hunger artist

  • News

    October 6, 1999

    Life of the Party

    Death in the mines. Hunger marches. An FBI spy on every block. Minnesota's daughters of the revolution can tell you about it all. But first, have some coffee cake.

  • News

    September 22, 1999

    They're "The Man"

    Staffers at General Security see their ankle-bracelet-wearing charges when they're sleeping, and they know when they're awake

  • Books

    July 14, 1999

    Bump and Grind

    An urban design trend rattles tempers and suspensions

  • Feature

    November 1, 1998

    Remembering Matthew

    In the wake of a Wyoming man's murder, the Twin Cities and the nation respond

  • Arts

    March 25, 1998

    Gang of Four

    The continuing travails of Karen Finley--performance artist, free-speech test case, and professional pariah

  • Feature

    December 17, 1997

    Will They Ever Learn?

    Polls show that a majority of swing voters disapprove of Janet Reno's decision not to seek an outside prosecutor for Donorgate. That's bad news for the liberals who keep pooh-poohing the corruption issue.

  • Feature

    November 5, 1997

    Jokers Wild

    Gambling-rich tribes opposing a casino in Hudson--including the Shakopee Mdewakanton Dakota and the Mille Lacs Chippewa--hired heavy-hitting lobbyist Patrick O'Connor, who personally spoke to the president about the matter at a fundraiser in Minneapolis.

  • News

    October 22, 1997

    When Elections Mattered

    Rotten eggs, firebombs, and the "wicked extortions of the coal kings": Local campaigns weren't always this dull.

  • Feature

    September 17, 1997

    Friends of Al

    Alumni of the Gore campaign money machine include an Energy Department staffer who turned the department's multibillion-dollar toxic-waste cleanup fund into a political pork barrel.

  • Feature

    April 9, 1997
  • News

    March 19, 1997
  • Feature

    February 26, 1997
  • Feature

    February 5, 1997
  • News

    October 23, 1996

    Drugs, Contras, and the CIA:

    Press Covers for the Agency's Honor

  • News

    June 26, 1996

    Atun Alba:

    Cocaine, Tuna, and Free Trade

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