Some church and NAACP members say they want to try something new to curb shootings and gang related activity in Minneapolis. The organizers say they want to hold a dialogue with at least 600 black men from Minneapolis at Greater Friendship Baptist Church within the next month.
A deadly shooting in Minneapolis committed by a 21-year-old man who had a permit to carry could be ruled a justified case of self-defense.
Authorities said there were no injuries after a north Minneapolis home was badly damaged in a fire early Wednesday morning. Crews were called at about 2 a.m. to the 3000 block of Knox Avenue North on a report of a house fire.
A 21-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of murdering an Edina teen in north Minneapolis this past weekend has been released. Authorities believe he was acting in self-defense when he fatally shot 18-year-old Earl Malone Saturday night at the intersection of Knox Avenue North and 26th Street.
Authorities say an 18-year-old Edina man was shot and killed in north Minneapolis late Friday night. It was one of two deadly shootings over the weekend.
One person is injured after a shooting in North Minneapolis Tuesday night. Minneapolis Police say the shooting happened around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday near North 30th Avenue and Girard Avenue North.
Minneapolis fire officials now believe someone intentionally set a weekend fire at an abandoned house. It happened early Sunday morning at 2508 Humboldt Avenue North. The house sustained extensive damage, but there were no injuries.
One person is in the hospital after a shooting in north Minneapolis Sunday afternoon. According to authorities, police responded to call of shots being fired in the 3100 block of Emerson Avenue. Two adult brothers were fighting when a third man drove up.
A man is expected to be OK, after he was hit by a police squad car Friday while trying to cross the street. It happened around 6 p.m. on 41st and Fremont avenues in north Minneapolis.
A 21-year-old Minneapolis man was sentenced Wednesday to more than eight years in prison for his part in two violent, gang-related crimes last fall, both filmed on cellphones. According to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office, Allen Derrell Gaines was convicted of one count of aiding and abetting aggravated robbery in two separate cases.
Three people were hurt Saturday night after a triple shooting in north Minneapolis, according to police. Minneapolis Police were called at about 10 p.m. on a report of shots fired near the area of Newton and Hillside on the city’s north side.
City police said Friday night they’re investigating a shooting in north Minneapolis that sent a man and a boy to the hospital.
For residents of north Minneapolis, gun violence has become a regular occurrence this summer. “A whole lot of people just want to shoot … for no reason I guess,” said resident Zermaine McCabe.
A day after gunfire claimed another life in north Minneapolis, police are making their presence known. Officers are out of their cars and walking the beat, interacting with people in the latest effort to stop the violence.
A 20-year-old man was convicted of murder Friday in the 2012 fatal shooting of another man as he was riding in a car in north Minneapolis. After about five hours of deliberation, Jaylin Deshawn Dubose was convicted of second-degree murder in the June 5, 2012 death of 25-year-old Parrish Gray.
A man was shot and killed after stepping off of a Metro Transit bus Thursday evening in north Minneapolis. Police say the fatal shooting happened near Penn Avenue North and North 26th Avenue just before 7 p.m.
A fire broke out in a Minneapolis home late Wednesday evening. According to Minneapolis officials, a home at 42nd Street and Thomas Avenue North caught fire around 11 p.m.
The mayor and police chief of Minneapolis announced Wednesday that the Minneapolis Police Department will be increasing police resources in north Minneapolis as well as crime hot spots in south Minneapolis. The police department will be approving overtime for four more officers and one more supervisor in north Minneapolis — along with four more officers in south Minneapolis – from 6 p.m. to 4 a.m. every day through Labor Day.
A foot chase through a north Minneapolis neighborhood Friday ended with a teenager in handcuffs. But it also had sad consequences for neighbors caught in the middle. An officer shot and killed a dog that had nothing to do with the kid being chased. But that kid’s actions played a big part.
Police say a woman was shot in the shoulder in North Minneapolis overnight. Officers responded to the 1700 block of North Thomas Avenue, where they found the victim.
Four people were hospitalized – and a man suffered gunshot wounds – Friday evening after a shooting and related car crashes on the city’s north side.
Just because school is out, doesn’t mean students have to stop learning. A first-of-its-kind camp wrapped up in North Minneapolis this week. The “Built By Best Camp” took middle school students out of the class room to see how math and science are everyday skills.
The Twins and Major League Baseball have committed more than $8 million to local and national projects. One of them will affect 3,000 kids in North Minneapolis. Half of The Boys and Girls Club building was vacant for years.
A Minneapolis man has been charged with second degree murder and attempted second degree murder in connection with a fatal shooting in north Minneapolis that occurred over Fourth of July weekend, according to Hennepin County Attorney Michael O. Freeman. Marco Anthony Gresham, 24, was charged with one count second degree murder in the death of Francesca Desandre and one count of attempted second degree murder in the shooting of another woman.
Minneapolis Police working on the city’s north side have their hands full again this week. Three women were shot early Wednesday morning outside of a home on Fremont Avenue North. The women were all seriously hurt. Officers say they think the shooter knew the victims. Mayor Betsey Hodges addressed the latest violence Wednesday.