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Man Found Dead In Mpls. Apartment; Homicide Unit Investigating

Minneapolis Police say its homicide unit is investigating a suspicious death near the city’s downtown area. The Minneapolis Police Department said officers found a dead man in an apartment on the 1200 block of 8th Street South just after 5 p.m.

10/08/2013

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‘Looks Like We’ve Been Hacked’: Mpls. Police Tweet

The Minneapolis Police Department said their Twitter account had been hacked Monday evening after it offered the department’s 2,382 followers a couple of weight loss links.

09/23/2013

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Grand Jury Hears Case In Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

A Hennepin County Grand Jury is hearing testimony in a police shooting case. Twenty-two-year-old Terrance Franklin died last May after being shot several times in the basement of a home in Uptown.

09/12/2013

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22 Robberies In 11 Days Prompts Crime Alert In Mpls.

Twenty-two robberies in September’s first 11 days prompted the Minneapolis Police Department to issue a crime alert Wednesday advising residents on how to avoid and respond to robberies.

09/11/2013

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Mpls. Police Locate Teen Girl Who Went Missing

Police say they have located a 15-year-old girl who went missing over the weekend and who was believed to be in a dangerous situation in the north metro area. Charo White had last been seen Saturday near Xerxes Avenue North and Plymouth Avenue North.

09/11/2013

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Dozens Rally Outside Mpls. Police Dept. For Terrance Franklin

Chanting “no justice, no peace” a group of a couple of dozen protesters gathered outside the Minneapolis Police Department headquarters on Saturday afternoon. Organizers demand justice for 22-year-old Terrence Franklin who was killed by Minneapolis police in a basement shootout in Uptown back on May 10. Police said Franklin shot and injured two Minneapolis officers.

08/17/2013

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Fatal Uptown Officer-Involved Shooting To Go Before Grand Jury

The Minneapolis Police Department released a statement Thursday concerning the May 10 officer-involved shooting in Uptown that left two officers injured and a 22-year-old suspect dead.

08/15/2013

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Twins Blog: Bike Cops For Kids

Baseball is a great equalizer. It brings people from all different ages, races and backgrounds together for one reason: to have fun while playing or watching a game. That driving theme could be witnessed Wednesday’s game at Target Field.

08/14/2013

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No Charges Filed Against 2 Mpls. Cops In Green Bay Incident

No charges will be filed against two Minneapolis police officers who got into a fight in Green Bay, Wis. earlier this summer.

08/09/2013

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Harteau Speaks Out On Cops Accused Of Using Racial Slurs

Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau is promising decisive action after the investigations are complete into off duty officers’ conduct on two separate occasions.

08/05/2013

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Harteau, Rybak Calls 2 Officers’ Behavior ‘Appalling’

Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau said she’s outraged after seeing the behavior of two of the city’s officers during an incident in Green Bay, Wis. Both have since been placed on administrative leave. An active internal affairs investigation began Friday into the off-duty officers, Brian Thole and Shawn Powell, after an incident that occurred last month.

07/30/2013

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Records Reveal Accusations Against 2 Mpls. Cops Placed On Leave

More details are expected this week on why two Minneapolis police officers were placed on administrative leave. That’s when court records become available from an incident that led to their arrest at a Green Bay bar last month.

07/28/2013

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Police Say Uptown Shooting Investigation Is Complete

The Minneapolis Police Department announced Friday that the investigation into last month’s officer-involved shooting in Uptown, which left a 22-year-old man dead, is complete. But is all authorities are saying. In a press release, the department said it presented the case to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office Friday morning. A police spokesperson told WCCO that the department is not going to make any statements on its findings until the attorney’s office completes its part of the investigation.

06/07/2013

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Serious Allegations Against Mpls. Police In Uptown Deadly Shooting

The attorney for the parents of a man shot and killed by police officers is making serious allegations against the Minneapolis Police Department.

05/30/2013

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New Charge Against Ex-Cop Accused Of Sex With Underage Girls

A 32-year-old former Minneapolis police officer charged with sexually assaulting underage girls he met on social media sites now faces an additional charge. Amended charges were filed last week against Bradley Schnickel, 32, of Andover.

05/22/2013

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