Minneapolis Police Department
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.
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.
A Minneapolis police officer is on home assignment while the police department investigates a video in which he apparently threatens a suspect.
Minneapolis police say two suspects are in custody after fleeing police and causing a gas leak Thursday night.
The Minneapolis Police Department is asking the public’s help in finding a 17-year-old boy suspected of fatally shooting a woman last week on the city’s south side.
The Minneapolis Police Department has closed its Property Room after a fire in Minneapolis City Hall’s sub-basement early Monday morning.
Police are warning fans to be cautious so their enthusiasm doesn’t turn them into victims as the Minnesota Wild clinched a spot in the Stanley Cup Playoffs Tuesday night. Police arrested a Minneapolis man who is accused of purchasing a few Minnesota Wild tickets on Ticketmaster, and turning them into dozens of counterfeit ones.
A 17-year-old is dead after a shooting in Minneapolis Monday night. According to police, around 10:45 p.m. officers were alerted of a shooting in the 2200 block of 13th Avenue South from the shot spotter system.
Over a five-day period, two small neighborhoods along the western edge of Minneapolis have seen 10 home burglaries.
Police say that several of the burglaries in the Willard Hay and Lind Bohanon neighborhoods appear to be related. Burglars have taken household electronics, cash and other items, though in several cases the homes were not entered.
Minneapolis Police Sgt. Jesse Garcia has filed a lawsuit against the city of Minneapolis, saying his career was sabotaged after the “Pointergate” incident last fall.
Police have two people in custody Friday after a late-night chase that went from Minneapolis into St. Paul. According to police, around 10 p.m. Thursday officers received information that a wanted felon, who was possibly armed, was driving near 25th Avenue North and Newton Avenue.
A debate over police body cameras is stirring a call to action by a group that previously shut down Minnesota freeways while protesting law enforcement tactics. The Senate Judiciary Committee was considering the body camera legislation Thursday.
Police are searching for the suspect from a car chase that led police from Minneapolis to New Brighton Thursday night. According to the Minneapolis Police Department, just before 10 p.m. an officer attempted to stop a vehicle in Minneapolis as the driver was reportedly acting suspicious.
Police in Minneapolis say an officer suffered injuries Saturday night after a shoplifting suspect struck him with a car.
Over the last few years, the Minneapolis Police Department has faced much public scrutiny. A new review from the Department of Justice highlights the work that needs to be done.
Minneapolis police say a pedestrian is in the hospital after a collision with a squad car Wednesday morning. According to Minneapolis police spokesman John Elder, shortly before 9 a.m. a police officer called for an ambulance on 34th Street East and Nicollet Avenue South.
Classes will resume Thursday at Southwest High School after the Minneapolis high school closed Wednesday due to a “credible threat.”
Nine Twin Cities police officers are among the estimated 25,000 paying their respects to one of the officers shot to death in New York.
City police say that while investigating an abduction of a little girl earlier this month in north Minneapolis they were made aware of a similar, unreported abduction that happened in October.
Minneapolis Police have new information Tuesday about a man who lured a 7 year-old girl away from her North Minneapolis home.
Minneapolis police are warning the public of a scam that uses the department’s phone number. Police say they’ve received reports from people who said they were contacted by someone claiming to be with the IRS. The caller ID shows the Fifth Precinct main number: 612-673-5705.
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.
The National Football League and NFL Players Association may be preparing to battle over Adrian Peterson’s immediate future. The league has declined to reinstate the star running back from the commissioner’s exempt list until the league has reviewed the case. The union, however, believes Peterson should be removed from the list now that his legal matter has been resolved.
The Minneapolis Police Department, the largest in Minnesota, has become the latest to equip its officers with body cameras in what officials say is an effort to improve transparency and hold police accountable. Thirty-six officers will test two camera models over the next several months, with plans to roll them out department-wide by late 2015.
Two University of Minnesota students were allegedly robbed and assault near campus early Friday morning, according to police. The incident occurred around 1 a.m. Friday near the intersection of 6th Street SE and 12th Avenue SE.