Betsy Hodges

House Fire In North Minneapolis Kills 3 ChildrenThree young children are dead after their house caught fire Saturday night in north Minneapolis. The family had just moved into the home, and we're told they may have left the oven open and running in the kitchen to keep warm.
Harteau To Be Reappointed As Minneapolis Police ChiefMinneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges says she wants Police Chief Janeé Harteau to stay on for another three years. The announcement comes after weeks of speculation that Hodges has been looking outside the department to find a replacement for Harteau.
Hodges Wants To Raise Mpls' Property Tax Levy By 3 PercentMinneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges wants to raise the city's property tax levy in next year's budget by more than 3 percent.
Non-Catholic Hodges Says Meeting The Pope Was A Profound ExperienceMore is expected to be learned Wednesday about Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges’ trip to the Vatican. She is currently there with nine other U.S. mayors for a two-day conference on sex trafficking and climate change.
4 Things To Know: Prince's New Video, Aquatennial & MoreHere are the four stories you need to know about for Wednesday, July 22. They include a Minnesota-trained expert heading out into space, and the beginning of "the best days of summer."
Mpls. City Council Votes To Repeal Spitting, Lurking OrdinanceThe Minneapolis City Council voted Friday morning to repeal two laws that some say encourage racial profiling. The council vote was 12-1 in favor of rolling back those ordinances. Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges praised the city council's decision.
MPD Chief Opens Probe Into Alleged Cop Violence Against Boy, 10Minneapolis Chief of Police Janee Harteau said she launched an investigation after allegations that police went too far, even potentially harming a young boy, while monitoring a rally outside city hall Wednesday evening.
1 Year Later, Have Minneapolis 911 Call Times Improved?One year ago, a WCCO investigation found some Minneapolis residents waiting more than three minutes for their 911 calls to be answered. Dispatchers exposed what they called dangerous staffing levels leading to those long wait times.
Minneapolis Plugged In To 'TechHire' ProgramPresident Barack Obama announced Monday that Minneapolis is among the first of 20 regions about to get a major infusion of money and training for tech jobs.
5 Minnesota Mayors Urge SCOTUS To Support Marriage EqualityFive Minnesota mayors signed an amici curiae brief in support of marriage equality, which is being submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court as it prepares to hear arguments once again on whether to legalize same-sex marriage.
Minneapolis Police Officer Shot, Suspect In CustodyA Minneapolis Police officer is in stable condition after he was shot early Saturday morning. Police says the shooting happened just before 5 a.m. after two officers had finished clearing the scene of a burglary call on the 1100 block of 24th Avenue North.
Riders Push For Safer Bikeways In MinneapolisA group of bicyclists in Minneapolis asked the city council Tuesday to make some changes to better separate bikes and cars. The council will vote on Mayor Betsy Hodges' budget proposal Dec. 10, which asks for $750,000 to build protected bike lanes across the city.