Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak and the city’s new police chief are planning to release crime statistics for 2012 — as well as outline their public-safety priorities for this year.
A 70-year-old grandmother’s wallet was stolen while she was shoveling outside earlier this week, Minneapolis police say, and the public’s help is needed in finding the suspects.
Authorities in Hennepin County are launching a smartphone app for crime tips. The sheriff’s office unveils its app Thursday.
Authorities have arrested two men in connection with a Dec. 10 bank robbery in Kelliher, Minn.
Video has been released that shows a professional wrestler springing into action on a light rail train in order to stop a potential crime.
At the University of Minnesota’s Homecoming Weekend, students and visitors are being met with extra security. A campus-wide crime alert went out after two students and their friends were assaulted Thursday night near in Dinkytown.
A lawsuit filed on Friday by the city of Duluth accuses a store of fostering violence outside its doors on East Superior Street.
Two weeks after police say a man held eight people hostage at the Red Roof Inn in Woodbury, an online movement is underway to shut down that motel.
Police are searching for the man who robbed a US Bank at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday in St. Paul. According to authorities, the lone white male entered the bank at 711 Cleveland Avenue, demanded cash and threatened a gun.
An officer in Texas is facing criticism for how he handled a traffic stop with a 77-year old grandmother. Read the story and see the video.
Police say they have an Eagle Valley Bank robbery suspect in custody after the St. Croix Falls, Wis., bank was robbed on Friday.
Neighborhoods close to the fairgrounds have become targets of vandals, and some think state fairgoers are to blame for a spike in crime.
St. Cloud police are looking for help finding the two men believed to be involved in a Thursday night robbery of a business on the 10 block of Wilson Avenue Northeast.
After months of criticism and complaining President Obama finally reacts to the horrific crime rate and record-breaking murder rate in Chicago.
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.