The Twin Cities Film Fest is bringing social awareness to the community. Its “Changemaker Series” is highlighting the issue of youth homelessness. The festival partnered with YouthLink to help viewers walk a mile in the shoes of someone experiencing homelessness.
The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development was in town today to talk about the future of affordable housing in Minneapolis.
A 21-year-old Inver Grove Heights man is accused of driving drunk in a crash that killed a woman last Saturday, according to charges filed Tuesday by the Dakota County Attorney’s Office. Nicholas Anthony Indehar was charged with two felony counts of criminal vehicular homicide in connection with the incident.
Hundreds of people are paid their respects Thursday in Aitkin for a sheriff’s investigator killed in the line of duty. Aitkin County Sheriff’s Deputy Steven Sandberg, 60, was guarding patient Danny Hammond at St. Cloud Hospital Sunday when the man grabbed his service pistol and fatally shot him.
Officials in Chisago County say a 14-year-old Rush City High School student was airlifted to a hospital on Tuesday after collapsing outside while in gym class.
Gun violence in Minneapolis has many who live in the line of fire speaking out. Residents say it’s time to take back the streets, and some say it begins at home.
The Waseca teenager accused of plotting to kill his family and blow up his school was sentenced Monday to a 10-year stayed prison sentence and 10 years of intense supervised probation.
It was a celebration fit for champions. The Minnesota Lynx held their victory parade Friday after winning the WNBA title Wednesday night for the first time on their home court. Lynx fans lined Hennepin Avenue for a chance to celebrate with the champs.
The Red Wing City Council is reconsidering a resolution that would make attacks on police officers a hate crime. After an outcry on social media, city leaders are promising to take another look, this time with public input.
For Lynx fans, this Is the moment they’ve been waiting for — a chance to capture a WNBA championship at home.
Fire investigators said Monday they believe the mother of three children killed in a north Minneapolis fire was not home when it started. The fire that claimed the lives of 6-year-old Latorious, 5-year-old Latoria and 23-month-old Latorianna has been ruled accidental.
The University of Minnesota approved a $166-million sports facility for its athletics department and 725 athletes Friday morning.
A 19-year old Washington State man is charged with using social media to control a 13-year-old Stillwater girl. Law officials say the crime is straight out of the book “Fifty Shades of Grey.”
A Maple Grove man is facing charges for engaging in prostitution with a minor, according to Washington County officials.
The city of Red Wing is the first in the state and the second in the nation to pass a resolution designed to protect police officers from harm. The resolution calls for anyone who hurts a police officer to be charged with a hate crime.
With technology comes the change of things moving from paper to digital systems. That’s especially true when it comes to basketball tickets and how they’ll be used at Target Center this year.
The pastor of the mother who lost three children in a weekend house fire in north Minneapolis has identified the young victims.
The Anoka-Hennepin School District is racking up serious debt for unpaid school meals. Noah Atlas, director of child nutrition, says the district has seen student meal debt increase by 50 percent in the last few years.
Organizers with the St. Paul chapter of Black Lives Matter say protesters will not disrupt the Twin Cities Marathon.
St. Paul’s police chief and city attorney say there will be consequences for anyone interfering with runners during the Twin Cities Marathon this weekend.
Vigilant neighbors are credited with helping police track down a man and teenager accused of a near-fatal shooting. Cambridge police say the men shot 43-year-old Gregory Poole Monday evening moments after he answered his front door.
Colton Gleason, 20, died a day after he was punched in the head in an alley in St. Cloud. The teen who threw the fatal blow, Jesse Smithers, had just been released from juvenile detention and had not been fitted with his GPS monitoring device.
Authorities are expected to release more details about what led up to St. Paul police officer shooting and killing a man on Thursday. The incident happened at about 6 p.m. in the city’s West 7th neighborhood on Canton Street.
On any given night, homeless youth could fill more than half the hotel rooms in downtown Minneapolis. The numbers are on the rise and now a group of executives are working together to bring awareness to this issue and to raise money. Some 105 CEOs will take part in a Night of Hope to help benefit homeless youth.
Minneapolis police are rolling out new technology they hope will not only help in fighting crime but also enhance transparency and accountability.