3 Activists Removed From Mpls. City Council MeetingThe Minneapolis City Council meeting received an unexpected interruption as one organization spoke out against the shooting of an unarmed black man by a police officer. Jamar Clark was shot and killed by Minneapolis Police early Sunday morning after officers responded to an assault call.
Minneapolis City Leaders Discuss Black Lives Matter ProtestsMinneapolis' mayor, police chief and two city council members faced the media Thursday afternoon to discuss the on-going protests in the city's Fourth Precinct. Thursday is the fifth day of protests over the death of 24-year-old Jamar Clark, who was fatally shot by a Minneapolis Police officer last weekend.
Minneapolis Officials Call For Federal Investigation In Jamar Clark ShootingMayor Betsy Hodges along with members of Minneapolis City Council say calling for a federal investigation into the shooting of Jamar Clark is necessary for transparency and community confidence.
Train Safety Under Spotlight After Wisconsin DerailmentA BNSF freight train derailed near the Mississippi River just north of the town of Alma, Wisconsin Saturday. Twenty-five cars went off the tracks there, and an estimated 20,000 gallons of ethanol spilled into the river.
Twin Cities Religious Leaders Stand Up For Working Families AgendaReligious leaders across the Twin Cities joined the fight for worker's rights Thursday afternoon. A group of activist ministers, rabbis and pastors called "Isaiah" is pushing for the city to pass a new law, the Working Families Agenda.
Chief Harteau Focused On Keeping Guns Out Of The Wrong HandsPolice chief Janee Harteau says it isn't easy to predict when and where these homicides will happen because the motives vary. She says the common denominator in most homicides this year has been guns in the hands of the wrong people.
Twin Cities Service Workers March In Support Of Expanded BenefitsHundreds in the Twin Cities Service Employess International Union (SEIU) chapter marched on Central Avenue in northeast Minneapolis Saturday.
Meeting On 'Fair Scheduling' Proposal Turns Into Shouting MatchSmall restaurant owners in Minneapolis engaged in a shouting match Thursday over a proposal that would affect workplace pay and scheduling in every workplace in the city.
Mpls. Denies TV Home Rehabber Extension To Finish ProjectMinneapolis says time has run out for a well-known home rehabber to finish a job. A WCCO Investigation last spring found a home in north Minneapolis that Nicole Curtis bought from the city had not been worked on for months. Curtis is the host of HGTV's "Rehab Addict" -- one of the network's highest-rated programs.
Changes Coming To Minneapolis' Holidazzle VillageIt may only be start of fall, but it's already beginning to look a lot like Christmas! The Minneapolis city council announced Wednesday that the Holidazzle Village will return, but with some slight changes.
Paid Sick Leave, More Overtime Proposed For Mpls. WorkersWorkers in Minneapolis could soon have more flexible schedules and more paid leave.
Hennepin Co. Att'y Speaks Out About Downtown Gun ViolenceAfter a weekend of crime in the heart of the Minneapolis tourism district, the Hennepin County Attorney is speaking out. On Wednesday, Mike Freeman told the Minneapolis City Council's public safety committee gun violence is a very real thing in downtown.