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Police On Scene Of Standoff With Barricaded Man In Minneapolis

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.

07/13/2015

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Man Recovering After Getting Arm Stuck In Conveyor Belt

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.

07/10/2015

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Minneapolis Police Want Local Businesses To Join Virtual Security Network

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.

07/09/2015

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Activist Files Suit Against MPD Over Arrest, Alleged Beating

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.

07/09/2015

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Police Chiefs To Seek Temporary Curbs On Body Camera Footage

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.

07/09/2015

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Police: Pedestrian Hit, Killed By Metro Transit Bus In Minneapolis

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.

07/08/2015

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FBI On High Alert For Fourth Of July Terrorist Attack

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.

06/30/2015

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Fatal Stabbing Happened In Troubled Area Of Downtown

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.

06/25/2015

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Minneapolis Police Bust 2 Marijuana Operations, Suspect In Custody

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.

06/23/2015

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Police Seek Help To ID Armed Robber Of Northeast Minneapolis Bar

Minneapolis police are looking for help in identifying a gunman who robbed a the Knight Cap Bar on June 3.

06/22/2015

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Homicides Up In Minneapolis For First Time In 3 Years

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.

06/18/2015

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Minneapolis Police Issue Warning On Phone Scams

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.”

06/17/2015

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Police: Body Recovered From Mississippi River

Police say they recovered a body from the Mississippi River Monday evening. At around 6:10 p.m., police say they received a call reporting a body in the water near the For Parkway Bridge.

06/15/2015

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Mpls. Police Seek Help Identifying NE Gas Station Robber

Police in Minneapolis are asking the public’s help in identifying the gunman who robbed a northeast gas station in April.

06/15/2015

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Activists Want To Fix Minneapolis Racial Disparities

Community activists want to fix what they call racial disparities in Minneapolis.

06/04/2015

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Minneapolis Has Major Racial Disparity In Arrests, ACLU Study Says

New data compiled by the American Civil Liberties Union found black people are nearly nine times more likely to be arrested for low-level offenses than white people.

05/28/2015

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University Of Minnesota Names New Chief Of Police

The University of Minnesota has named a new chief of police Tuesday. Matthew Clark, of the Minneapolis Police Department, will join the university as the chief of police.

05/26/2015

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Cops: 1 Injured In Overnight Dinkytown Shooting

Police in Minneapolis say they are investigating after a shooting early Monday morning in Dinkytown.

05/25/2015

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Benefit Held For Fmr. Mpls. Police Spokesman In The Fight of His Life

A benefit is being held Monday for a Minneapolis cop who’s in the fight of his life. Jesse Garcia is battling Stage 4 cancer that started in his stomach and has spread to his liver and the bones around his chest cavity.

05/25/2015

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Police: Friday Night Stabbing Victim Dies

A 51-year-old man died after being stabbed in the neck last week, according to Minneapolis Police. The Minneapolis Police Department said Dmitri Randolph Manning, of Minneapolis, was found bleeding and unconscious Friday night on the 800 block of Park Avenue.

05/17/2015

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MPD Chief Opens Probe Into Alleged Cop Violence Against Boy, 10

Minneapolis Chief of Police Janee Harteau said she launched an investigation after allegations that police went too far, even potentially harming a young boy, while monitoring a rally outside city hall Wednesday evening.

05/14/2015

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Minneapolis Police Near End Of Body Camera Testing Program

The Minneapolis Police Department is in the final stages of its body camera test program. Thirty-six officers from three different precincts volunteered to test and evaluate the cameras.

05/13/2015

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Minneapolis Police Department Sidelines Its Transport Vans

The Minneapolis Police Department has pulled all of its transport vans out of service. The department wants to make sure the vehicles are safe for officers, and those in custody, to ride in.

05/07/2015

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1 Dead In Minneapolis Shooting

One man is dead after a shooting in Minneapolis early Thursday morning. According to police, around 3:30 a.m. officers responded to a call of a shooting in the 2100 block of 3rd Avenue South.

05/07/2015

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Illicit Massage Parlors See New Form Of Crackdown

In the last few years, the difficulty of dispelling massage parlor prostitution through traditional police methods has prompted some cities to experiment with a new enforcement approach.

05/06/2015

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