Bicyclist Killed By Mpls. LRT Had Been In Similar Accident BeforeThe bicyclist who was struck and killed Friday morning by a light rail train in south Minneapolis has been identified. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office says 29-year-old Jason Michael McCormick, of Minneapolis, died from blunt force trauma after he was hit by the Blue Line train at 46th Street and Hiawatha Avenue at about 7:30 a.m.
Cyclist Stuck By LRT In South Minneapolis DiesFor the second day in a row, a light rail train has been involved in a fatal crash. Metro Transit officials say a man was struck by a Blue Line train just before 7 a.m. Friday morning at 46th Street and Hiawatha Avenue in Minneapolis.
Woman Recovering From Attack At LRT StationA woman is recovering this morning after being beaten and robbed near a light rail stop. Bri, who didn't want WCCO to use her last name, still has a bloody face from the attack that left her with stitches.
Police: Man Stabbed To Death At Mpls. Light Rail Station A man is dead after a stabbing at a light rail station in Minneapolis Saturday afternoon. Minneapolis Police say the incident happened at the Lake Street - Midtown Station platform near Hiawatha Avenue. Metro Transit and Minneapolis police are investigating.
Man Arrested In String Of Metro Area RobberiesMinneapolis police have arrested a man who has confessed to more than a dozen armed robberies in the metro. Robert Lee, 23, is charged with robbing the Walgreens at 46th and Hiawatha on Monday.
St. Paul Couple Create New VodkaIf you're making a trip to the liquor store this Memorial Day weekend, you may see a new vodka on the shelves. Introduced three weeks ago, it's made in south Minneapolis and its key ingredients are from Minnesota farms.
Minneapolis Man, 62, Killed In Light Rail Train AccidentAuthorities said a 62-year-old Minneapolis man was killed Sunday night after being hit by a light rail train. John Siqveland with Metro Transit said the accident happened at about 6 p.m. Sunday near 42nd Street East and Hiawatha Avenue.
Mpls’ Midtown Greenway Named Top Bike Path In AmericaMinneapolis takes pride in regularly topping the lists of bike-friendly cities. But now one of our bike paths – the Midtown Greenway -- is getting national attention.
Good Question: Who Sets The Speed Limits?Speed limits have been around in Minnesota since 1881. Back then, a streetcar in Duluth couldn’t go above 6 miles per hour. It wasn’t until 1937 the state statutes as we know them today are written.
New Traffic Signal Technology Cuts Drivers' Wait Time On Hiawatha AveNew technology has improved traffic signal timing on Hiawatha Avenue, helping drivers spend less time at red lights, the city of Minneapolis says.
Sabo Bridge Closed For Repairs Until Dec.The Sabo bike and pedestrian bridge in Minneapolis is closed again to make final repairs.
Hiawatha To Close Overnight Before Sabo Bridge Reopens The Sabo bike and pedestrian bridge, which spans Hiawatha Avenue, is expected to reopen to traffic Friday morning, city officials said.