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Authorities said four people were able to get out safely after a home in north Minneapolis caught fire Friday morning. Fire crews responded to the 2700 block of Morgan Avenue North at about 2 a.m. on a report of a fire on the second floor of a home.
Police are warning north Minneapolis residents to take precautions after a spike in robberies – 75 percent of them armed – in the precinct.
Police are hoping new surveillance photos will help investigators crack an unsolved killing. In late August, college student Hagos Melake, 26, hitched a ride in downtown St. Paul and later turned up dead.
Nearly half of the murders in Minneapolis have happened on the north side, and more illegal guns are seized from the streets of north Minneapolis than in any other part of the city.
The daughter of a World War II hero says it is a miracle. Precious medals her father was awarded for his service were stolen in a North Minneapolis burglary last year. And against all odds, those medals have been returned by a thief who apparently had regrets.
Police said Tuesday an arrest has been made in the shooting last Thursday of a 2-month-old boy in north Minneapolis. Authorities said a 17-year-old boy, an uncle of the victim, turned himself into police at about 1 a.m. Tuesday.
Minneapolis police say a 2-month-old boy is in critical condition after being struck by a stray bullet. The shooting happened about 9 p.m. Thursday on the 2400 block of Emerson Avenue North.
Police and medics are on the scene after a two-month-old was reportedly shot in the neck in north Minneapolis, according to police spokeswoman Cyndi Barrington. Authorities say preliminary information suggests the child was struck by a stray bullet around 8:50 p.m. Thursday on the 2400 Block Emerson Ave N.
Students at one Minneapolis school won’t get to use their playground when they head back to class on Tuesday. A fire destroyed the playground equipment at Hmong International Academy near Jordan Park.
Tens of thousands of people descended on the National Mall in Washington D.C. in 1963 and made history. On Saturday, thousands marked the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, which is now considered one of the largest rallies ever held for human rights. In the Twin Cities, hundreds of people turned out for marches in north, northeast, and south Minneapolis to mark the historic day.
A toddler, a teenage boy and a young woman are all recovering after being shot last night in north Minneapolis. As police search for the gunman, the community held a prayer vigil early Wednesday afternoon at the scene of the shooting, located 2900 block of Lyndale Avenue North.
The Minneapolis Police Department has extra patrols out Wednesday morning in at least one neighborhood after a toddler, teenager and pregnant woman were all shot Tuesday night. Authorities said the incident happened at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday last night near 30th Street and Lyndale Avenue North.
Minneapolis police are searching for a suspect after three people including a toddler were shot and seriously injured on the city’s north side. Police spokeswoman Cyndi Barrington said all three victims are expected to survive, but police can’t say for sure if the people who live in the area are in danger or not.
New science and a lot of hard work helped the Hennepin County Attorney’s office close a 17-year-old cold case. In 1996, an 82-year-old woman was raped near her north Minneapolis home on the 3300 block of Aldridge Avenue North; a crime that was hard for investigators to forget.