Minneapolis

August 16, 2019 - 4:43 am
Minneapolis Police are investigating the city's latest homicide. It happened just after 1:00 a.m. Friday in the 3200 block of Lyndale Avenue North, near the intersection with Lowrey Avenue. An adult male found shot at that location. He was taken to the hospital but later died. Homicide detectives...
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Railroad bridge where body was found
Entercom
August 13, 2019 - 4:55 am
Police are working two reported homicides in Minneapolis that happened in an eight-hour period. It was 6:30 a.m. Tuesday when a 911 caller reported a man down on a railroad bridge at 16th and Marshall in northeast Minneapolis. "Officers arrived with medical personnel, and that person, a male, was...
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Police Sirens
Dreamstime
August 12, 2019 - 9:34 am
Minneapolis police are working the scene of an early-morning shooting that wounded a five-year-old girl. Officials say they were called to the 2100 block of Fourth Street North at 6:36 a.m. Monday. Early information indicates the child was struck in the foot by gunfire that came through the back of...
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Minneapolis police 4th precinct
Entercom
August 09, 2019 - 6:28 am
Minneapolis Police Federation president Bob Kroll says they will appeal the firing of two MPD officers who were involved with controversial decorations on a Christmas tree. The tree was displayed last November in the lobby of the Fourth Precinct headquarters, and the decorations were items invoked...
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Cars in drive through
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August 09, 2019 - 5:27 am
No more new drive-thrus are coming to Minneapolis. The council approved the ordinance on Thursday. Council members said drive-thrus contribute to noise pollution and traffic, while also making areas less pedestrian-friendly. "We're not closing any of the current drive-thus," said councilmember...
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Image courtesy of Katy McEwen / Minnesota Fridge Festival
Laura Oakes
August 01, 2019 - 3:22 pm
It's a big weekend for the arts in the Twin Cities, with both the Uptown and Powderhorn Park Art Fairs, and another big festival expected to draw thousands to local theaters. There are 142 one-hour shows to choose from at this year's Minnesota Fringe Festival—all chosen by lottery, and featuring...
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July 27, 2019 - 11:29 am
A 34-year-old man was killed in one of three separate shooting incidents on Friday night and Saturday morning in Minneapolis. According to the Hennepin County medical examiner, Pierre Fernando Watson died of multiple gunshot wounds. The report states that Watson was wounded at 1001 N. 7th St, which...
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July 20, 2019 - 7:27 am
Minneapolis police are investigating two reported homicides since Friday night. There are no arrests in either incident, the latest happened just after midnight Sunday morning near the MPD Fourth Precinct headquarters. Officers responded to a shot-spotter report on the 1500 block of Plymouth Avenue...
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