Minneapolis’ police chief plans to hit the streets herself Tuesday, just days after a violent weekend that left two shooting victims dead. So far this year, at least 16 people have been killed in Minneapolis. Eleven of those suspected murders happened on the city’s north side.
Two families are now planning funerals after a violent weekend in Minneapolis, while others are questioning whether enough is being done to prevent crime. “It’s something that needs to stop as soon as possible,” community and peace activist K.G. Wilson, from North Minneapolis, said. Two separate shootings in North Minneapolis over the holiday weekend left one woman and one man dead.
The Minneapolis Fire Department says a late Wednesday night house fire in north Minneapolis is being investigated as arson.
A photographer has changed her view of Minneapolis’ toughest streets after what she’s witnessed this month. Sarah Hrudka set out to capture the real people of north Minneapolis and their reasons for calling it home. What started as a quick project turned personal.
Authorities have identified a man who was shot to death early Saturday morning in north Minneapolis. Minneapolis Police were called at about 1 a.m. Saturday to the 4900 block of Camden Avenue North on a report of multiple shots fired.
Authorities are looking for at least one suspect after a fight turned deadly in north Minneapolis Monday night. Police were called at about 10:47 p.m. on a report of a fight in the street on the 3300 block of Penn Avenue North. While officers were on the way to the scene, a report of shots fired came in.
One man was sent to the hospital after being shot in North Minneapolis early Saturday morning. Police responded to a call around 1 a.m. of a shooting in the 4900 block of Camden Avenue North. The victim was taken to North Memorial hospital with serious injuries.
Increased gun violence in north Minneapolis and a call for added protection has police asking to expand the ShotSpotter program. The City Council will vote Friday to provide extra funding to expand the program that officers say is a valuable crime fighting tool.
A woman crashed her car into a north Minneapolis home late Saturday morning, according to Minneapolis Police. The accident happened just before noon at a home near the intersection of 17th Avenue North and Thomas Avenue North.
Two people are recovering and a third is dead after a car and two motorcycles collided in north Minneapolis. Investigators are still working on the details surrounding this accident, but what they do know is that speed and alcohol were not involved in this crash.
One man is dead and two people are hospitalized after a car crashed into two motorcycles in north Minneapolis on Wednesday afternoon. The accident occurred near the intersection of 23rd Avenue North and Penn Avenue North, according to Minneapolis Police.
Every day in Minneapolis a teenager is the victim of a crime, which police say has gotten out of control. City police have taken hundreds of robbery reports from kids this year who have had their cell phones stolen. It’s happening on city buses, outside of schools, and on streets and sidewalks all over the city.
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has released the identity of the 17-year-old who was shot and killed over the weekend. Police were called to the 1600 block of Newton Avenue North just before 2 a.m. Sunday on a report of a shooting.
A gunfight between two men on the city’s north side ended Friday afternoon with police chasing the suspects on foot and shooting one of them.
A report released Tuesday is giving us some new insight on home sales in the Twin Cities. It takes a look at how neighborhoods in Minneapolis and St. Paul seem to be recovering from the foreclosure crisis.