Barb Johnson

Minneapolis City Leaders Discuss Black Lives Matter ProtestsMinneapolis' mayor, police chief and two city council members faced the media Thursday afternoon to discuss the on-going protests in the city's Fourth Precinct. Thursday is the fifth day of protests over the death of 24-year-old Jamar Clark, who was fatally shot by a Minneapolis Police officer last weekend.
Former City Councilwoman Hit By School BusA former Minneapolis City Councilwoman is in critical condition after she was hit by a school bus while crossing a busy intersection.
Board Members Legally Responsible For Non-Profits, Professor SaysThe non-profit Minneapolis Community Action has shut its doors after a state audit found leaders of the organization used more than $800,000 in taxpayer money for luxury trips, spa visits and even a car loan.
Moratorium On Mpls Home Teardowns Lifted, New Construction Rules Adopted Residential builders and developers in southwest Minneapolis can get back to work after the Minneapolis City Council officially lifted a one-year moratorium on Friday. Last month, City Council Member Linnea Palmisano, who represents Ward 13, declared the moratorium because of what she says were growing concerns about the large number of small homes being torn down
Mpls. Mayor Responds To WCCO's 911 InvestigationRules are changing at Minneapolis's 911 center after a WCCO Investigation found some callers waiting minutes to get through. Raymond Callihan's wife tried twice to reach an operator last week when her husband suffered a heart attack. Her second call took more than two minutes to answer. Callihan died Thursday morning. City leaders Thursday expressed sympathy for his family. But operators at the 911 center worry others may not get help as quickly as they should, and they're asking for more staff.
OK Tornado Stirs Up Memories, Concerns In North MplsTwo years ago, a tornado ripped through the heart of North Minneapolis, leaving behind damage usually not seen in the urban core.
Snatching Your Neighbor's Recycling In Mpls? That's IllegalAfter you put out your recycling bin, thieves may be stealing your aluminum cans. The city of Minneapolis said it's losing $135,000 a year because of thefts from recycling bins.
Talking Points: Mpls City Council To Vote On Stadium PlanNow it's the Minneapolis City Council's turn to debate and vote on the Vikings Stadium proposal.
Talking Points: Stadium Deal Not Done YetIf you think the Vikings Stadium is a done deal, think again.
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