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.
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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.
Police have issued an advisory after reported luring incidents over the past few months in south a Minneapolis neighborhood.
The Hennepin Countr Grand Jury declined to press charges against police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old man in south Minneapolis.
Police discovered two dead bodies after responding to a shooting in south Minneapolis Sunday night. Minneapolis Police spokeswoman Cyndi Barrington said police received the call at 8:28 p.m. reporting shots fired in an alley along the 2600 block of 18th Avenue South.
Protesters with Occupy Homes Minnesota raised their voices Monday against a bank set to foreclose on two homes in south Minneapolis.
A 33-year-old motorcyclist is dead after crashing into a vehicle in south Minneapolis early Thursday morning, according to Minneapolis officials.
The locked-out Musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra have announced another free community concert at the Lake Harriet Bandshell.