Hennepin Co. Att'y Speaks Out About Downtown Gun ViolenceAfter a weekend of crime in the heart of the Minneapolis tourism district, the Hennepin County Attorney is speaking out. On Wednesday, Mike Freeman told the Minneapolis City Council's public safety committee gun violence is a very real thing in downtown.
Virginia TV Reporter, Photojournalist Fatally Shot On AirA gunman killed a reporter and videographer while they were doing a live news report in Franklin County, Virginia, Wednesday morning. CBS News confirms that WDBJ-TV reporter Alison Parker, 24, and videographer Adam Ward, 27, were killed.
DFL Calls MN GOP's State Fair Shirt Plug 'Tasteless'The Minnesota DFL is questioning the timing of a post from the Republican Party of Minnesota's Facebook page Wednesday morning. The post, which has since been deleted, showed a picture of a shirt the party is presumably making available for purchase at the Minnesota State Fair.
Gov. Walker Halts Campaigning To Attend Marine's FuneralGov. Scott Walker has canceled presidential campaign stops in North Carolina and New Hampshire so he can attend the funeral of a Wisconsin native who was one of four Marines killed in last week's shootings in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
4 Things To Know: Movie Theater Shooting, New Chucks & MoreThese are the four stories you need to know about for Friday, July 24, which include two shootings overnight, and a surprising redesign for one of the most iconic shoes extant.
Teen Shot In Downtown Minneapolis Sunday DiesOne of the several people shot in downtown Minneapolis over the holiday weekend has died of his injuries. According to Minneapolis police, 16-year-old Sabrae Monte McAlester was one of two people shot at 4th Street and Hennepin Avenue early Sunday morning.
Police: 8 Injured In 3 Mpls. Shootings, No Arrests MadeEight people are recovering from gunshot wounds after three separate shootings happened in Minneapolis in the early morning hours after Independence Day.
4 Things To Know: Prince's New Song, 2 Shootings & The Race For The CureHere’s a look at the four things you need to know for May 10, 2015.
Police Investigate 2 Shootings In St. PaulPolice are investigating after two different shootings involving the same people occurred in St. Paul Monday evening. According to St. Paul Police, shortly before 6 p.m. two men with at least one gun tried to rob another man near the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Rice Street. The victim of the attempted robbery was also carrying a gun and had a permit to carry.
For Police Body Cameras, Big Costs Loom In Storing FootageThe rush to outfit police officers with body cameras after last summer's unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, threatens to saddle local governments with steep costs for managing the volumes of footage they must keep for months or even years, according to contracts, invoices and company data reviewed by The Associated Press.
Settlement Reached In Accent Signage Shooting SuitThe family of a man killed in the 2012 office shooting at Accent Signage Systems in Minneapolis has reached a settlement with the company. Details weren't disclosed. Plaintiff's attorney Phil Villaume says Monday the case was resolved by mutual agreement within the last couple of weeks.
Volunteers Plant Seeds In Violence-Stricken N. Mpls.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.