Violent crime has increased in the city of Minneapolis. Homicide and aggravated assault all saw double-digit increases in 2015. But the number of people arrested for those crimes has recently decreased.
Someone broke in through a window of Small Sums — a St. Paul nonprofit — and took the resources they provide to the homeless.
Minneapolis residents who use tobacco will have to pay more to light up come New Year’s Day. The Minneapolis City Council voted to increase the price of flavored tobacco and cigars come Jan. 1.
St. Paul Police has a new program that aims to ensure homeowners — not burglars — are the only ones who will enjoy those new Christmas gifts.
It’s been almost four years since 3-year-old Terrell Mayes Jr. was shot will running for cover from gunfire outside his north Minneapolis home.
A brother and sister, both students at a Richfield high school, got a special surprise just in time for the holidays. The freshman and sophomore were convinced they would not be spending Christmas with their older sister, who is in the U.S Navy.
A new report released Thursday shows disparities in arrests on metro transit between people of color and whites. The report shows that when police encounter people who are found to be first-time fare evaders, black adults are 26 percent more likely to be cited rather than warned when compared with white adults.
A Minneapolis man was in court Wednesday to face charges of threatening FBI agents and a federal judge on social media. The FBI says 19-year-old Khaalid Abdulkadir made threats against federal law enforcement officials after the arrest of another man accused of conspiring to help ISIS.
A St. Paul Police officer is using his personal experience to take community policing to a new level. Rob Zink, who has two sons with autism, is taking what he has learned from being a dad to the streets her serves.
Elizabeth Sammons was born with a heart defect. In June at the age of 31 she had a heart transplant. Now, she spends her time helping the homeless by crocheting scarves to help them stay warm. Elizabeth Sammons has spent countless hours crocheting scarves for the homeless.
Teachers are fighting back after a violent start to the school year in St. Paul. Police say a 16-year-old boy attacked a teacher at St. Paul Central High School last week, putting him in the hospital with a brain injury.
Police response time data just released has some concerned the 4th Precinct protest is becoming a safety issue. Members of Black Lives Matter have occupied the space outside the north Minneapolis Police building for 18 days now.
Two former student actors at the Children’s Theatre Company have filed suit against the theatre, co-founder John Clark Donahue and Minneapolis businessman Jason McLean. The lawsuit alleges McLean sexually assaulted a female student in 1983, when she was 15 years old.
City leaders say it’s time to end the protest at the 4th Precinct. Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges joined Congressman Keith Ellison and other community leaders on Monday to call for an end to the protest. Protesters say they’re not going anywhere.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he’s seen video recorded on the night a black man was shot by a Minneapolis police officer, but that the footage is inconclusive.
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension confirmed Tuesday that 24- year-old Jamar Clark is dead. He was shot by Minneapolis police officers during a struggle while they were responding to a call of a woman being assaulted.
A 44-year-old Minneapolis man is charged with allegedly sexually assaulting a vulnerable female adult while working as a metro mobility driver, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.
After its reveal at the Xcel Energy Center during the Minnesota Wild game Tuesday night, the More Than Names flag was on display during the official state of Minnesota Veterans Day program. Community members celebrated and honored Veterans who have served our country.
A review of policy and procedures at St. Cloud Hospital says the suspect who shot and killed a sheriff’s deputy last month was not properly monitored. The Federal Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued the report after finding St Cloud Hospital out of compliance.
Railway crews spent Sunday taking ethanol from derailed train cars after more than 20,000 gallons leaked into the Mississippi River. The derailment happened Saturday, two miles north of the town of Alma, Wis. Some of the 25 derailed cars were carrying ethanol.
It is “Orange Friday.” That means in just a few hours, more than half a million Minnesotans will head to the outdoors for the opening of deer hunting season. It is a long-standing Minnesota tradition. The Department of Natural Resources says it expects this year’s deer harvest to be relatively low, between 140,000 and 155,000 deer.
Four years ago, there were 67 students enrolled at Minneapolis North High School, and the school was in danger of closing. Now, there are more than 300 students and 90 percent of the senior class is expected to graduate on time.
A fight between a customer and overnight manager at McDonalds is caught on camera. The beat down happened early Tuesday morning in the drive thru at the restaurant on Stinson Boulevard in Minneapolis.
One of the fastest growing areas of the Twin Cities is experiencing growing pains. A school district and a brew pub both hope to expand on the same block in Blaine
Five people in Hennepin County overdosed on heroin Thursday, according to a group battling overdoses and addictions. That prompted the Steve Rummler Hope Foundation to host emergency training Saturday.