2nd Somali Sergeant Among 24 MPD Officers PromotedIt was an exciting day for 24 Minneapolis police officers who received promotions Thursday. Chief Janee Harteau recognized a new commander, four new lieutenants and 19 new sergeants in a ceremony Thursday afternoon.
Hodges Fires Back After Being Named One Of The U.S.'s Worst MayorsMinneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges says she welcomes the attack from President Donald Trump’s "cronies" at the New York Observer after the online newspaper named her this week as one of the three worst mayors in the country.
Minneapolis Mayoral Candidates Make Cases At Public ForumAll nine candidates took part in the "Stand Up Minnesota Twin Cities Mayoral Forum" at the University of Minnesota.
Minneapolis Unveils Plan To Make Hennepin Ave. SaferThe area has been plagued with so-called "nuisance" crimes for years, but things have turned violent in the past.
Hennepin Theatre Trust Founder Tom Hoch To Run For Mpls. MayorAnother Democrat is getting ready to throw his hat into the ring for mayor of Minneapolis. Tom Hoch announced his candidacy outside of the State Theatre on Hennepin Avenue in downtown Minneapolis Tuesday morning.
Minneapolis Leaders Mull Concerns Over Trump's Executive OrdersThe legal case over President Donald Trump's travel ban is slated to be back in court Tuesday evening after a federal judge suspended it last week.
Coleman, Hodges Review Trump's Sanctuary City OrderOfficials in the Twin Cities are reviewing President Donald Trump's executive order that cuts funding for so-called sanctuary cities. They say the impact of the order is not yet clear.
Minnesota Lawmakers Push Back On Trump's Immigration OrdersMinneapolis is one of several major cities where police officers do not ask a person about their immigration status.
Mpls. Mayor Asks City Staff To Investigate Local Impacts Of Trump PoliciesBetsy Hodges is asking senior city staff members to investigate the implications of soon-to-be President Donald Trump's proposed policies.
3 Issues To Watch In The 2017 Minneapolis Mayoral ElectionWith five candidates now officially declared for the 2017 Minneapolis mayoral election, the race is starting to take shape, and so are the issues.
Mpls. Council Member Jacob Frey Announces Run For MayorMinneapolis city council member Jacob Frey announced Tuesday that he’s throwing his hat in the race for mayor.
Mayor Hodges Announces Plan To Run For ReelectionThe Mayor of Minneapolis just announced she's running for reelection. That makes two candidates for the job so far.