olice say an anonymous tip through Crime Stoppers helped them put a serial robber behind bars. Investigators say someone recognized Lamonte Lee Douglas Gross in surveillance video. Police say Gross had a history of armed robbery. He was released from prison, and weeks later they say he went back to his old tricks.
A 24-year-old Minneapolis man who was shot and killed in north Minneapolis Friday has been identified.
One person is dead after a shooting in Minneapolis Friday night. Police say an altercation began inside the North Side Food Market on the 3500 block of Lyndale Avenue North at about 9:30 p.m.
The 8-year-old girl who was missing from Minneapolis Wednesday night has been found.
Tragic story out of New Hope….that story and others today with Dave Lee
Bargain hunters were out awfully early Friday morning getting a jump start on their holiday wish-lists. The National Retail Federation says 140 million shoppers will search for the best deals this weekend.
inneapolis Police have recovered two stolen vehicles used in a crime spree across the Twin Cities. Now they’re looking for those who are responsible. The van and car were stolen from the Summit Neighborhood in St. Paul sometime late Friday night. The thieves used the vehicles to store other stuff they had taken.
A concussion and a broken nose are the physical signs of what happened Tom Lancaster early Saturday morning near the West Bank of the University of Minnesota. “I spent a lot of the day vomiting,” Lancaster said. But he says the group of four men that robbed and beat him hurt his sense of security the most.
We’ve all done it before: That embarrassing pocket dial, where the person on the other end picks up and can hear everything we’re saying without us knowing. But sometimes instead of unknowingly calling a parent or a friend, the emergency dial feature you see on cell phones accidentally gets hit. Brittney Quant husband accidentally pocket-dialed 911, which led to a front-door visit from police.
Starting Friday, several Minneapolis police officers will start wearing body cameras to record their interactions with the public.
Halloween is always a busy night in downtown Minneapolis, and it’s even busier when it falls on a Friday night. Many downtown bars are predicting this will be their busiest night of the entire year. As co-owner of Gluek’s Restaurant and Bar, Linda Rae Holcomb knows that Halloween on Friday means big business.
The group “Freeze Don’t Shoot” plans to hold a rally at every state capitol Saturday to highlight officer-involved shootings of family pets. The Minnesota chapter was formed in July. Julie Whalen, the administrator of the Minnesota Facebook page, says the local group has about 130 members, and about 50 plan to attend Saturday afternoon’s rally in St. Paul to address what they call an “epidemic” of shootings.
Minneapolis Police are asking for the public’s help in catching the man who attacked two women in a downtown Minneapolis parking ramp. The separate attacks happened Tuesday afternoon on the seventh floor of Ramp C, on the corner of 4th Street and 2nd Avenue North. Police say the attacks in broad daylight are cause for heightened public concern.
Police are continuing to investigate after a SUV ran into Minneapolis bus stop and left one person dead Monday evening. Billie Weaver, 45, was killed as she waited for her son to pick her up from McDonald’s Monday evening.
A 4-month-old Minneapolis baby has died, and officers are trying to figure out how it happened. Minneapolis Police say the child’s mother, Shalynda Raino, called 911 at about 8:50 a.m., saying her baby needed help.
A Minneapolis man was reunited with his son Wednesday night after his car was stolen outside a north side gas station with the 2-year-old child inside.
Minneapolis police say officers found a dead man on the city’s north side Saturday night after responding to a reported shooting.
When he took over as police chief last year in the St. Louis suburb of Maryland Heights, it didn’t take Bill Carson long to see he had a serious diversity problem. Of the department’s 79 sworn officers, just one was black and one Hispanic.
An 18-month-old boy survived a fall from the third floor of a building in Minneapolis, according to the Minneapolis police. Minneapolis police spokesman John Elder says the incident happened on the 4500 block of Snelling Avenue in Minneapolis. The child was apparently playing peekaboo with an older relative before falling.
Two people are dead after two separate incidents occurred overnight in south Minneapolis. One was shot, the other stabbed. The shooting happened just before midnight Friday on the 2700 block of Blaisdell Avenue South.
At the Hub Bike Co-op in South Minneapolis, lately customers are calling about their new bikes being stolen. “We end up talking to somebody replacing a bike that has been stolen almost every day,” Hub Bike Co-op employee David Meyer said.
Four people were hospitalized – and a man suffered gunshot wounds – Friday evening after a shooting and related car crashes on the city’s north side.
In the past three weeks, in broad daylight, someone walked up to two University of Minnesota students and grabbed them. In both cases a man approached the women near campus, touched them inappropriately and ran off.
Minneapolis Police allowed WCCO to see firsthand how officers trained for handling last month’s “Dinkytown Disturbance.” Police say they were far more prepared for last month’s event than they were during the riot in 2003. Each of these police situations occurred after the Gopher men’s hockey team appeared in national championship games.
Gov. Mark Dayton and other officials said Wednesday that they’ll probably ask the Legislature for more tax breaks to sweeten the 2018 Super Bowl for fans now that the NFL has awarded the big game to Minneapolis.