A church piano was set aflame in an apparent arson spree in North Minneapolis overnight, according to police. At least nine fires were set in the rash within a half hour just after midnight.
A Fourth of July tradition that’s been around for decades is canceled this year because police fear it draws gangs. Police urged the City of Richfield to cancel its annual Fourth of July Carnival at Veterans Park.
Minneapolis Police are now calling the death of a 9-year-old boy found hanging from a clothesline suspicious.
The 10-year-old boy who was found hanging from a clothesline in the back yard of an abandoned home in north Minneapolis died Monday evening, according to police.
Two tree debris drop-off sites that were made available to citizens following last weekend’s destructive storms will stop accepting public debris this weekend.
It was a stressful morning for patients and staff at NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center in North Minneapolis. NorthPoint CEO Stella Whitney-West says a call to the utility company proved futile. “We immediately tried to call in to Xcel,” Whitney-West said. “Of course, we couldn’t get through.” But the phone calls didn’t stop there.
A few months ago, it seemed to be a great success story, but now a charter school in north Minneapolis is closing amid bitter feelings and allegations.
A group of people looking for a friend in North Minneapolis Wednesday found a man’s body in a pond, police say. The group called police just before 12:30 p.m., the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office said. The group noticed the body in a pond in the 300 block of Van White Memorial Boulevard near Heritage Commons, a senior public housing and assisted living facility.
Minneapolis Police are walking the beat on the city’s north side, and it’s a welcomed sight for some residents. “That’s probably the best part thing about this – you’re having a conversation with people, and they can actually see more than just the uniform,” Kaminski said. Officers Matt Kaminski and Sokhom Klann spend their shift checking area hotspots.
Those scenes in Oklahoma are painful reminders for thousands of people in Minneapolis who survived a tornado that happened two years ago today. The deadly tornado that struck north Minneapolis hit on a Sunday afternoon and tore a nearly three-mile path of destruction.
Two years ago, a tornado ripped through the heart of North Minneapolis, leaving behind damage usually not seen in the urban core.
The second gunman responsible for the death of a 5-year-old boy who was shot while sleeping on his grandmother’s couch has been sentenced to 28 years in prison. Sixteen-year-old Julian Kijuan Lamar Anderson pleaded guilty Tuesday to second-degree intentional murder for the shooting on June 26, 2012, which killed Nizzel George.
It’s been more than 20 years since the last extremely powerful tornado hit Minnesota. It was in 1992 in the community of Chandler. The weather service estimated winds of 260 miles per hour. They rated it “F5.”
Authorities are investigating after a body was discovered inside a trunk of a car at a tow lot near downtown Minneapolis Monday morning.
A 52-year-old Minneapolis man has been charged with allegedly shooting and killing a 23-year-old man all while four young children watched, the Hennepin County Attorey’s Office announced Tuesday.