When “So You Think You Can Dance” contestant Rudy Abreu heads to Minneapolis next week with the rest of the Top 10 on tour, he may want to consider packing a parka. Well, first, he’ll want to Google what that is.
The Minneapolis City Council voted Thursday afternoon to approve a new sister city relationship with Bosaso, Somalia. Minneapolis is the first city in America to forge such a relationship with a city in Somalia.
Hennepin County inmates with mental illness, chemical dependency issues and those who are likely to re-offend will have some extra help when they’re released. The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday the addition of the Integrated Access Team at the Hennepin County Jail in downtown Minneapolis.
The man accused in two assaults at a downtown Minneapolis parking ramp has been arrested, according to police. They said the 22-year-old suspect was picked up wearing the same clothes.
A Frontier Airlines flight from Denver to Minneapolis aborted its takeoff Thursday after colliding with a bird.
In this week’s Guest Pass, Matt Brickman takes us inside a LEGO lover’s dream: Brickmania in northeast Minneapolis.
Minneapolis Police are asking for the public’s help in catching the man who attacked two women in a downtown Minneapolis parking ramp. The separate attacks happened Tuesday afternoon on the seventh floor of Ramp C, on the corner of 4th Street and 2nd Avenue North. Police say the attacks in broad daylight are cause for heightened public concern.
The Minneapolis Police Department just got the results of a six-year review of conduct of its officers and oversight process. The analysis was requested by Chief Janee Harteau and conducted by the Department of Justice Diagnostic Center.
The White House announced enhanced screenings for Ebola at five U.S. airports Wednesday. Employees of the Center for Disease Control (CDC) will be taking the temperature of all travelers coming from West Africa at airports in New York, New Jersey, Chicago, Washington D.C and Atlanta. Anyone with a temperature would then be taken to the quarantine station for further evaluation.
Minneapolis firefighters went door-to-door in a north Minneapolis neighborhood Wednesday morning, talking with people about preventing fires. It was along Colfax Avenue North near the scene of the tragic Valentine’s Day fire that claimed the lives of five children living in a duplex.
Training camp had a much different feel for the Minnesota Timberwolves this year as they headed to Minnesota State University in Mankato for six straight days of workouts and practice. The Timberwolves enter the 2014-15 season much younger than they were a year ago, but far more athletic.
A 46-year-old Oakdale man has pleaded guilty to aggressively pursuing a 17-year-old student while teaching at Minneapolis South High School, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.
The City of Minneapolis will be ridding 280 low-income homes of lead-based paint and other hazards, thanks to a $3.4 million grant from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The city says the funds will be focused on homes with children under 6 who already have been lead poisoned.
If Garth Brooks stays in Minnesota any longer, he’s going to have to consider applying to homestead Target Center. OK, maybe that’s an exaggeration, but on Tuesday morning, Brooks did announce yet another concert date for the Twin Cities, bringing the total number of shows up to 11.
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