MPD, Henn. Co. Sheriff Vie For Vikings Security DutyWhen the Minnesota Vikings play at home, their stadium becomes one of Minnesota's largest cities. The safety of 65,000 fans is a top priority for the team. The Vikings have paid at least 60 Minneapolis police officers in the past to work each game day, which is a separate job from their city service.
Feds Say They'll Give State Time To Upgrade IDs For FlightsFor millions of Minnesotans who board planes every year, a Minnesota state-issued driver's license may no longer be enough. Starting next year, you'll need a tamper-proof high security license approved by the federal government and issued by the state.
Minnesota Wild Announce New Security Measures For Home GamesMinnesota Wild fans will see new security measures when they attend home games this season. The team announced the new measures Monday. They take effect Sept. 21 at Xcel Energy Center as part of a league-wide effort.
Walker Administration Assigns Armed Guards To DOJ OfficesGov. Scott Walker's administration plans to post armed security guards at the entrances to the state Department of Justice's Madison headquarters. The guards will go on duty beginning Sept. 1. A guard has been stationed at a desk at the main lobby entrance but doesn't carry a weapon.
Club: Lil’ Wayne Opted Out Of Show After Entourage Refused Safety CheckA downtown Minneapolis club says it’s in the process of issuing refunds to concert-goers after rapper Lil’ Wayne opted not to perform Sunday night.
Investigation Reveals Gaps In Airport SecurityAs we head into the busy summer travel season a new investigation has found some disturbing gaps in security at airports across the country. Undercover agents were able to smuggle things, like explosives and weapons, through checkpoints.
Good Question: Just Who Gets Secret Service Protection?A new report from the Inspector General of Homeland Security found it took the Secret Service a year to replace a broken alarm system at former President George H.W. Bush's home. The Secret Service is responsible for protecting all former presidents and their spouses. So, who else do they protect?
Gov. Dayton Responds To Email CriticismGov. Mark Dayton doesn't use a state government email account. He uses his personal AOL account only for public, political and personal business. "It's been simpler for 15 years to just be able to do it straightforward. I pay the cost and there's no question about whether I'm using government property for personal or political purpose.
The Cost Of Keeping The Mall Of America SafeAn 18-year-old Minnesota man has now pleaded guilty to trying to join the terror group ISIS. Abdullahi Yusef was charged last month with conspiracy to provide material support to a terrorist organization.
Man Carries 7-Inch Knife Into Ramsey County CourthouseInvestigators want to know how a man got a large knife through security at the Ramsey County Courthouse. Documents say Ishmael Williams was wanded and allowed through security on Tuesday.
Minn. School District Goes High-Tech To Beef Up SecurityInstead of waiting for something to happen, a Minnesota school district is being proactive by taking security to the next level. Eastern Carver County added secure entrances to each school, and more surveillance cameras this school year. Shana Anderson often volunteers at her son's school, Bluff Creek Elementary. This year, there's a new step before she can get to the office.
Jimmy John's Is The Latest To Be Hit With Data BreachPopular sandwich chain Jimmy John's seems to be the latest victim of a national data breach involving customers' credit and debit cards.