Many who supported Obama in 2008 did so because they believed that he would help black Americans. The criticism four years later is that having a black president in the White House hasn’t helped African Americans at all.
City staffers in Minneapolis are recommending pulling the liquor licenses of both Envy and Bootleggers to help curb crime on the weekends. The clubs are located along North First Avenue in the Warehouse District.
Former Minnesota Viking Michael Bennett has pleaded guilty to his role in a South Florida tax refund and identity theft scheme.
Crime is a serious issue at one stop on the light rail. And police have a new tactic to stop it.
From the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colo. to Sunday’s temple attack outside Milwaukee, Wis. — two mass shootings in two weeks have raised a lot of Good Questions.
Some people living in North Minneapolis came together on Saturday to say they’re tired of violence. A carwash was held at Farview Park to bring attention to the problems. The group Young Just-Us, made up of young men and women from the Northside, sponsored the event.
Plymouth police are asking residents to keep their garages and cars locked and to beware of suspicious activity after two adults and three juveniles were arrested Thursday morning for entering unlocked cars.
Flash mobs were once innocent social experiments, but now are all too often racial attacks. Unfortunately, the media continues to paint a rosy picture and fails to report the violence and crime they cause.
Two new Minneapolis city ordinances hope to crack down on downtown crime, specifically during weekend nights in the Warehouse District.
Peavey Plaza is being temporarily closed for cleaning and maintenance, according to the Minneapolis Police Department.
It seems like a simple equation: more police on the streets equals less violence.
For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.
A 21-year-old Brooklyn Park man was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in connection with the Oct. 26, 2011, armed robbery of the First Minnesota Bank in Champlin, Minn.
Starting Friday, Minneapolis Police and the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) are partnering up to tackle the problematic bar close hours in downtown Minneapolis.
Widower Mike Fortenberry says the murder of his wife is proof that harsher punishments are needed against career criminals. Last year, Mike’s wife, Diane, a mother of two, stopped at home over lunch to leg her dog out.
A 19-year-old St. Paul man faces six counts of second-degree assault in two different incidents, including one that left an 8-year-old boy grazed by a bullet as the little boy was outside playing.
Two men have been arrested Wednesday in connection with a racially charged cross burning incident in Bemidji, police say.
A 25-year-old man was sentenced today in Ramsey County Court to 20 years in prison for robbing a St. Paul couple in their home, and sexually assaulting the wife.
If you’re planning on partying downtown Minneapolis this summer, be prepared to see more police officers.
Fridley police say not only did Stephanie Broten and her boyfriend Darnell Landrum force Broten’s 12-year-old daughter to run outside in a diaper in front of nearly 100 onlookers, but the two laughed about it in the back of the squad car while getting arrested.
A 55-year-old Minneapolis man was sentenced for distributing child pornography Tuesday in a federal court, according to the U.S. attorney’s office.
Right now the city of St. Paul is seeing a rise in car thefts and they’re not alone. Just like other major cities, Hondas made in the 90s are the biggest target.
A woman fended off a would-be attacker at the doorstep of her Minneapolis home, police say.
The area surrounding Lake of the Isles has seen a rash of garage burglaries in the past month, according to Minneapolis city officials.
A 27-year-old man from Blaine has been charged with theft, after police said he stole an iPad in an effort to buy methamphetamine.