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$70M North Loop Proposal Features More Green Space, Parking

It’s one of the most booming neighborhoods in the Twin Cities. Now another new development in the North Loop is being proposed. Two things that make this approximately $70 million project different: parking and a big park.

03/13/2015

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Three Incidents Of Sexual Misconduct Reported Near U of M Twin Cities Campus

Three separate incidents of sexual misconduct occurred within two hours of each other, just outside of the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus Monday afternoon. According to a crime alert from the University, the victims in all three instances were walking on the sidewalk when the suspect approached them from behind and groped them.

02/16/2015

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Police: U Of M Students Warned About Pranks Near LRT Trains

The University of Minnesota Department of Public Safety issued a warning to students on Monday after a series of alleged pranks along the light rail transit line on campus.

02/16/2015

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Overnight Minneapolis Shooting Under Investigation

Police in Minneapolis say they are investigating what caused an overnight shooting in downtown that left one man injured.

02/01/2015

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2 Mpls. Officers Injured In Broadside Crash

Officials say two Minneapolis police officers are recovering following a crash Sunday afternoon in which a squad car was broadsided.

12/28/2014

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Mpls. Wants To Repair, Restore North Loop’s Brick Roads

The fastest developing neighborhood in Minneapolis is also one of the toughest areas on vehicles and their suspension systems. You could call it the North Loop Bounce — the feel of driving over brick streets built for a different century. Steve Young rumbles his way along the uneven surfaces several times a day.

09/10/2014

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Officials: 12 Released From Hospital After Downtown Bus Crash

A dozen people are out of the hospital following an incident Tuesday night in downtown Minneapolis where a bus ran into a pedestrian and a traffic pole, causing several bus passengers to suffer minor injuries due to the abrupt stop.

04/23/2014

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Meeting Seeks Ideas For Revamping Washington Avenue

On Tuesday, Twin Cities residents will have the chance to weigh in on the redesign of Washington Avenue in downtown Minneapolis. The city plans to revamp that major artery, which has stayed virtually unchanged for about 50 years.

05/14/2013

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Nicollet Mall Undergoing $30M Transformation

Minneapolis is making plans for a major transformation of Nicollet Mall.

04/16/2013

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Minneapolis Getting Back To Normal After Water Main Break

Officials say most of downtown Minneapolis should be back to normal on Monday after being flooded with 14 million gallons of water late last week.

01/07/2013

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Mpls. Water Tested For Safety Following Water Main Break

State health officials are sampling water at several buildings in downtown Minneapolis to make sure it’s safe following Thursday’s massive water main break.

01/04/2013

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Minneapolis Cleaning Up After Water Main Break

Hennepin Avenue is mostly back open Friday morning after a massive water main break caused a big mess in downtown Minneapolis.

01/04/2013

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Crews Battle Large Fire In North Minneapolis

Crews were still battling a large industrial fire in North Minneapolis Friday morning that was visible to motorists on nearby Interstate 94.

11/16/2012

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Police: Drunk Driver Hit 6 Pedestrians In Minneapolis

A driver was arrested for DWI after six pedestrians were hit by a car in Minneapolis on Sunday, according to police.

10/15/2012

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Zombie Pub Crawl Rises Again: 5 Survival Tips

In recent years, it wouldn’t stay dead and it also started to stink. This year, the venerable Zombie Pub Crawl — perhaps the Twin Cities’ greatest single contribution to pop culture at large since Prince did backflips in a G-string — is embracing its big, bad self.

10/11/2012

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Light Rail Construction Irks Stadium Village Businesses

Central Corridor light rail construction is moving along on schedule, but businesses in Stadium Village say it’s brought customers to a halt. The maze of streets, closures, and detours near Washington Avenue and Huron Boulevard is making it hard for people to patronize their favorite businesses near the University of Minnesota campus.

08/11/2012

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Police: 1 Injured After Hit-And-Run In Minneapolis

A man is in the hospital after a driver hit him and took off from the scene.

06/17/2012

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Police: 2 Injured In Downtown Mpls ‘Gun Battle’

Authorities say two people were wounded after a double shooting early Monday morning in the Warehouse District of downtown Minneapolis.

05/21/2012

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1 Hospitalized After Rollover Crash In Minneapolis

A rollover crash in downtown Minneapolis early Saturday morning sent at least one person to the hospital, according to police.

04/14/2012

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Police Pursuit Ends In Fiery Crash

Police arrested a driver who was allegedly involved in a chase that ended in a fiery crash Tuesday night.

12/21/2011

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Man Killed In Mpls Stabbing ID’d

Authorities have released the name of the man who died after being stabbed early Monday morning in Minneapolis.

11/21/2011

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5 Tips For Surviving The Zombie Pub Crawl

It’s that time of year again. The leaves are turning, the air is crisp, the rotted flesh is falling from the faces of the masses lumbering down Washington Avenue looking for a beer buzz. In other words, it’s time for the Zombie Pub Crawl.

10/03/2011

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U Of M Urges Students To Learn Campus Traffic

The University of Minnesota is urging new and returning students to come check out campus now, before move-in at the end of the month.

08/06/2011

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Washington Ave. Businesses Worried With Road Closure

The five blocks of Washington Avenue that go through the heart of the University of Minnesota is now permanently closed to traffic.

05/16/2011

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Washington Ave. Closes For LRT Construction

The street that goes through the heart of the University of Minnesota will be forever free of cars and trucks.

05/16/2011