Watch WCCO 4 News Live: Click Here To Watch WCCO Mid-Morning

South Minneapolis

(credit: CBS)

Curiocity: Birchwood Cafe 2.0 Reopens In South Minneapolis

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.

05/21/2014

(credit: CBS)

Police ID 2 Victims Killed In South Minneapolis Shooting

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.

04/12/2014

(credit: Hennepin County Sheriff's Office)

Woman, 28, Charged In South Mpls. Homicide

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.

03/17/2014

(credit: CBS)

Crews To Work All Night To Contain Mpls. Gas Leak

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.

03/12/2014

(credit: CBS)

Ice Clogged Drains Causes Flooding At Minneapolis Church, School

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.

03/10/2014

(credit: CBS)

Man Found Dead In South Minneapolis ID’d

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.

03/09/2014

(credit: Minneapolis Police Department)

Stolen Handgun Forensically Tied To Man Shot By Cops

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.

03/05/2014

(credit: CBS)

This Student Impressed Magic Johnson, Now He’s Supporting Her Dreams

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.

12/31/2013

police, generic, lights, cop, flashing, officials, authorities

Police: Man Dies After South Mpls. Shooting

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.

12/11/2013

police lights, police generic, minneapolis

Police: 3 Injured In Late Night Minneapolis Stabbing

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.

11/22/2013

(credit: CBS)

Fundraiser Sells Cupcakes To Help A Puppy Mill Pooch

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.

11/16/2013

(credit: CBS)

Man Charged in Double Mpls. Homicide

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.

11/05/2013

(credit: Jupiter Images)

Mpls. Police Issue Advisory After Reported Luring Incidents

Police have issued an advisory after reported luring incidents over the past few months in south a Minneapolis neighborhood.

10/16/2013

(credit: CBS)

Officers Cleared In Fatal Uptown Shooting

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.

09/19/2013

(credit: CBS)

Police: 2 Dead In South Mpls. Shooting

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.

08/25/2013

(credit: CBS)

Protesters March Downtown, Demand Bank Work With Longtime Homeowners

Protesters with Occupy Homes Minnesota raised their voices Monday against a bank set to foreclose on two homes in south Minneapolis.

08/19/2013

(credit: Jupiter Images)

Motorcyclist Killed, 1 Injured In South Mpls. Crash

A 33-year-old motorcyclist is dead after crashing into a vehicle in south Minneapolis early Thursday morning, according to Minneapolis officials.

08/15/2013

(credit: Wikipedia)

Musicians Of Minn. Orchestra Announce Lake Harriet Show

The locked-out Musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra have announced another free community concert at the Lake Harriet Bandshell.

08/13/2013

(credit: CBS)

Man Shot Dead In South Minneapolis

A man died Monday evening from a gunshot wound in south Minneapolis, according to authorities. Minneapolis Police were dispatched at 6:30 p.m. after gunfire was reported near the 4300 block of Fifth Avenue South. Once on the scene, police found an adult male on 43rd Street East between South Fourth and Fifth avenues with a serious gunshot wound

07/29/2013

(credit: CBS)

Firefighters Make 2 Trips To Put Out Mpls. Fire

Firefighters needed two trips to put out an overnight fire in south Minneapolis. They first responded to a fire at a duplex, located on the 2700 block of Colfax Avenue South a little after 3:40 a.m. Sunday morning.

07/14/2013

police lights, police generic, minneapolis

Victim ID’d & 2 Men Charged In S. Mpls. Murder

Authorities said a 38-year-old Minneapolis man was shot and killed as the result of a homicide earlier this week on the city’s south side. Police responded to the 3600 block of Columbus Avenue South at about 11:15 p.m. Monday on a report of a shooting.

07/11/2013

(credit: Minneapolis Police)

Mpls Police Seek To ID ‘Persons Of Interest’ In Sex Assault

Minneapolis Police have released two pictures in hopes that the public can help identify persons of interest in a sexual assault.

07/10/2013

(credit: Jupiter Images)

Police: 2 Arrested For Deadly South Mpls Shooting

Police say they arrested two men Tuesday night in connection with a shooting that left one man dead and another injured on the city’s south side earlier this week.

07/10/2013

(credit: Nathan Raabe)

FEMA To Assess Minnesota’s Storm Damage

Minnesota may get federal help to clean up from last month’s severe storms and flash floods. A powerful wind and rain storm downed hundreds of trees and knocked out power to more than a half-million homes and businesses last month.

07/02/2013

(credit: Jupiter Images)

Firefighters Make Quick Work Of S. Mpls Basement Fire

Firefighters quickly knocked down a home fire Tuesday afternoon on the city’s south side. The fire burned in a basement of a home on 5038 Nicollet Ave., authorities said. In the basement, a person was found and brought to a hospital for possible smoke inhalation. That person’s condition is not known.

07/02/2013

more

previous