In the past two and half weeks, a rash of robberies have plagued three south Minneapolis neighborhoods. There have been 17 robberies total, half of which happened in the early morning hours. The rest occurred after 6 p.m.
The chilling kidnapping and robbery of a young woman in Minneapolis was captured on high-definition surveillance cameras. It happened early last Tuesday morning in south Minneapolis. In the video, you can see a woman walking with two of the suspects down Lyndale Avenue. Look closely, and you can see she is in a headlock.
At the Hub Bike Co-op in South Minneapolis, lately customers are calling about their new bikes being stolen. “We end up talking to somebody replacing a bike that has been stolen almost every day,” Hub Bike Co-op employee David Meyer said.
For those of us counting down the days until a savory waffle could once again be in our grasp, Tuesday’s official reopening of Birchwood Cafe (2.0) was certainly a welcomed sight.
Police have identified the man and woman who were found dead following a Friday night shooting in south Minneapolis. Dahir Ahmed Abdirahman, 29, of Minneapolis and Tahany Abdi Omar Erbob, 24, of Columbia Heights, were found dead in a car late Friday night.
A 28-year-old woman has been charged in connection to a man found shot to death in south Minneapolis. On Monday, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office charges Maureen Ndidiamaka Onyelobi of Minneapolis with second-degree murder.
Buildings were evacuated in south Minneapolis Wednesday afternoon after fire officials detected natural gas following a report of a leak. Workers at a grain elevator at 35th Street and Hiawatha Avenue called 911 to report a strong smell of natural gas at about 4:30 p.m., according to a CenterPoint Energy spokesperson. Minneapolis Fire crews did not detect a leak in the grain elevator, but did find a leak on the street nearby.
Monday’s warm weather caused big problems at a church and school in south Minneapolis. Snow dripped through the roof of Trinity First Lutheran on 11th Avenue South and East 19th Street due to ice clogged drains. Water ended up all over the school.
Police are investigating after a man was found dead Saturday night in south Minneapolis. According to authorities, officers responded to a report of multiple shots fired on the 2700 block of Longfellow Avenue South, shortly after 10 p.m. Saturday.
Investigators say that they have tied a stolen handgun to the man who was shot and killed by Minneapolis Police in Uptown last year. Terrance Franklin, 22, was shot and killed on May 10, 2013 after struggling with officers.
As we get ready to head into a new year, it seems fitting to introduce you to a young woman ready for anything the future has to hold. Meet Tameka Cannon.
A man is dead after being found early Wednesday morning with an apparent gunshot wound on the city’s south side, police say. Officers found the man lying in the street on the 2600 block of Pleasant Avenue South after responding to call in the area, the Minneapolis Police Department says.
Authorities said three people suffered minor injuries in a triple stabbing late Thursday night in south Minneapolis. Police responded to the 3900 block of 11th Avenue at about 11:45 p.m. on a report of a stabbing.
Man’s best friend was the man of the hour Saturday afternoon at a fundraiser in south Minneapolis. Underdog Rescue and Sweet Retreat Bakery on 50th Street and France Avenue hosted the event for a dog named Turtle, a puppy-mill survivor. Turtle has been going through treatments for pneumonia, and his vet bills have reached more than $10,000. Shannon McKenzie, director of Underdog Rescue, says every $1 cupcake sold at the fundraiser will help offset some of those expenses.
A 22-year-old Farmington man has been charged with two counts of murder in connection to the Aug. 25 slaying of two men in South Minneapolis, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.