Minneapolis Police Department
Sergeant Jesse Garcia died early Thursday morning after a battle with stomach cancer. Garcia was a 24-year veteran of the Minneapolis Police Department and was most known for being the department’s former public information officer.
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.
Minneapolis Police are looking to the public for help finding a missing 65-year-old woman with dementia.
Authorities have identified one of two men who were killed after a shooting in south Minneapolis Saturday night. Minneapolis police say the shooting happened just after 10:20 p.m. near the intersection of Franklin and Chicago avenues.
As summer scorches on, the city of Minneapolis is dealing with a disturbing trend in crime. So far this year, police have seen an average of one murder per week. Over the weekend, three separate shootings resulted in two deaths.
Plans to drag race through Minneapolis and St. Paul are hitting speed bumps this summer.
State officials released a report Tuesday detailing the amount of cash and property seized by law enforcement agencies in criminal forfeitures across Minnesota last year.
It’s National Hot Dog Month and the official day to celebrate the summer classic is on Thursday. But WCCO is celebrating a little early.
When Make a Wish said they’d grant him a dream, Lucas wanted to serve those who’ve served him, in a food truck.
Police officers from around the Twin Cities are rallying around a fellow cop who is fighting cancer. Jesse Garcia is a 24-year veteran of the Minneapolis Police Department.
The city of Minneapolis is looking for ways to curb the violence in the downtown area after bar close. The Star Tribune reported a proposal at City Hall would let businesses get a special license so they could keep offering food and entertainment after 2 a.m.
One person is dead and another is injured after a shooting in Minneapolis early Thursday morning. According to Minneapolis police, around 2:40 a.m. officers received a call of shots fired in the 2300 block of Thomas Avenue North.
The Minneapolis Police Department, in conjunction with authorities in Blaine, is asking for the public’s help to find a 16-year-old girl who hasn’t been seen for more than a week. Police say Elena Alison Geiger ran away in Blaine on July 6 and her whereabouts are not known.
Authorities are on the scene of a standoff in Minneapolis Monday afternoon, according to police. There is limited information available, but police said roads are closed in the area of 23rd Street and Portland and Franklin Avenues in Minneapolis.
Crews rescued a man from a factory in Minneapolis after he got his arm caught in a conveyor belt early Friday morning. Police received a call around 1:30 a.m. from the Wholesale Produce Supply Company, located in the 700 block of Kassota Circle.
The Minneapolis Police Department is looking to partner with business owners in the fight against crime. Its new program will give officers an immediate connection to cameras already in place at local businesses. And as police say, it’s a force multiplier.
The community activist who says he was arrested and beaten by Minneapolis police officers last summer has filed a lawsuit against the department and the two officers involved in the incident.
Some Minnesota police chiefs plan to ask a state agency for temporary restrictions on access to police body camera footage after failing to convince Minnesota lawmakers to limit public availability.
A spokesperson with Metro Transit said the bus was heading eastbound on 2nd St. S. and turning north onto 3rd Avenue S. just before 3:45 p.m. when it hit a man, later identified as 71-year-old Andrew Morris Beisner. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The FBI and Department of Homeland Security are asking Americans to remain vigilant to the threat of a terror attack over the Fourth of July weekend.
Minneapolis police are investigating a possible stabbing in a parking ramp near Target Center Thursday morning. The stabbing occurred inside the A-Ramp at 101 N 9th Street in downtown Minneapolis near Target Center.
A recent search warrant executed by the Minneapolis Police Department took apart two large marijuana operations in the city and ended with a dangerous suspect in custody, authorities said.
Minneapolis police are looking for help in identifying a gunman who robbed a the Knight Cap Bar on June 3.
The number of murders is on the rise in Minneapolis for the first time in three years, and overall violent crime is seeing an increase too. The latest statistics for the first half of the year has the murder rate up nearly 50 percent over this time last year.
Residents have reported receiving phone calls from males and females from a number that matches the Minneapolis Police Department’s Fifth Precinct on caller ID. Authorities say the caller identifies themselves as being with the IRS and that the Minneapolis Police Department is going to “put them behind bars.”