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New Website From Minneapolis Police Aims To Engage CommunityMinneapolis police are rolling out new technology they hope will not only help in fighting crime but also enhance transparency and accountability.
Volkswagen Stock Plummets As CEO Admits To Software CheatThe scandal at Volkswagen is growing. The German car manufacturer admitted Tuesday that software designed to cheat emissions tests was installed in 11 million cars worldwide. The scandal prompted an apology from Volkswagen USA CEO Michael Horn. "Our company was dishonest with the EPA," Horn said.
Sen. Franken Seeks Answers Over FBI Surveillance FlightsSen. Al Franken has ten big questions for the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Justice in light of the recent surveillance flights that occurred over a number of U.S. metro areas, including the Twin Cities.
Driver's License Arrests Are 'Epidemic,' Police Chief SaysOne in six drivers stopped by police on Minneapolis streets do not have a driver's license.
Some Muslim Groups Concerned About Terror Prevention ProgramAbout 40 mosques and Muslim organizations in Minnesota are raising concerns about a federal program designed to fight terror recruiting.
Minn. Man Accused Of Conspiring To Help ISISA Minneapolis man who was stopped at a New York City airport in November as he and three others were allegedly attempting to travel to Syria was indicted Thursday on charges associated with supporting the Islamic State group.
Review Of Mpls. Police Dept. Calls For More TransparencyOver the last few years, the Minneapolis Police Department has faced much public scrutiny. A new review from the Department of Justice highlights the work that needs to be done.
Wisconsin DOJ Didn't Track Gay Marriage Case HoursThe state Department of Justice says it doesn't have any records of how many hours it spent defending Wisconsin's gay marriage ban, making the full cost of fighting the case impossible to determine. A group of gay couples filed a lawsuit last year challenging the marriage ban.
Somali Group Wants State Cash To Fight Terror RecruitmentA Somali youth group wants more than $4 million in state funding for workforce training, arts initiatives and after-school programs to fight international terrorist recruitment across Minnesota.
Wis. DOJ Says No Rape Evidence Testing Without ConsentThe state Department of Justice is recommending police don't submit evidence from sexual assault exams to the state crime lab unless victims have consented to cooperate with investigators.
Federal Spending Bill Has Bonus For Medical Marijuana A small section inside the 1,600-page funding bill that would keep the federal government open is comforting Minnesota officials worried about a crackdown on the state's medical marijuana program.
Madison Man Charged With Human TraffickingProsecutors have charged a Madison man with human trafficking and sexual assault.