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Man Injured In Violent Robbery Near ‘U’ Shares StoryA concussion and a broken nose are the physical signs of what happened Tom Lancaster early Saturday morning near the West Bank of the University of Minnesota. "I spent a lot of the day vomiting," Lancaster said. But he says the group of four men that robbed and beat him hurt his sense of security the most.
'U' Police: 2 Research Assistants Robbed At GunpointUniversity of Minnesota Police says two research assistants were robbed at gunpoint early Wednesday on the West Bank campus. The robbery happened just before 2 a.m. just north of Mondale and Willey halls. The victims say two suspects approached them and one showed a gun.
Police: 2 Robbed At Gunpoint Near ‘U’Two people were robbed at gunpoint in a parking lot near the University of Minnesota's West Bank campus early Tuesday morning. Minneapolis Police say the crime occurred at about 2:20 a.m. in the parking lot of the Hard Times Café at 1821 Riverside Ave.
Mudslide Causes Evacuation, Road Closures In Mpls. A mudslide in Minneapolis caused evacuations and road closures Thursday evening. Deputy Chief Todd White from the Minneapolis Fire Department says the mudslide was first reported at about 7:15 p.m., and occurred on the West Bank of the University of Minnesota campus.
Mpls. Theater, Police Seek Help Finding BurglarA local theater is seeking the public's help in finding a man who broke into their offices and stole computers and equipment. On May 31, a man broke into the Southern Theater at 1420 Washington Avenue in Minneapolis' Cedar-Riverside neighborhood.
‘U’ Issues Crime Alert After Violent RobberyThe University of Minnesota has issued a crime alert after someone was assaulted and robbed by three men near the West Bank campus Thursday night. According to University officials, someone not affiliated with the U of M was walking near the intersection of Riverside Avenue and 20th Avenue South at about 8:30 p.m. when three men approached the victim from behind.
Cedar To Hold Benefit For Mpls. Fire VictimsThe Cedar Cultural Center will hold a benefit concert to raise money for victims of a fatal apartment building fire near downtown Minneapolis. The concert takes place Jan. 24 at The Cedar, located on the Minneapolis West Bank. The Cedar is just down the street from where the New Year's Day fire and explosion killed three people. The fire also destroyed a grocery store on the ground level and displaced tenants in 10 apartments.
‘U’ Issues Crime Alert After Attempted RobberyOfficials at the University of Minnesota issued a crime alert Monday after a student was robbed at gun point on Sunday. According to University Police, the student says a man pulled out a gun and demanded their laptop computer at the Carlson School of Management, which is on the West Bank Campus. The student yelled for help and started chasing the robber, who ended up dropping the laptop during the chase.
U Of Minn. To Host Tributes To MandelaThe University of Minnesota will host tributes to Nelson Mandela this week. The Humphrey Students of Color Association at the Humphrey School will rebroadcast Mandela's memorial service, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday. The event will be held at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs on the university's West Bank. On Wednesday, the university's Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change will host a Mandela memorial at 3 p.m. in Heller Hall on the West Bank.
University Of Minnesota Practicing Emergency DrillsIf you’re driving around the University of Minnesota Wednesday, don’t be surprised if you see a lot of police activity. It’s likely only a test. The West Bank of the campus will be the focus for several agencies as they’ll be training for responses in emergency situations.
Minn. Fringe Festival Celebrates 20th AnniversaryThe Minnesota Fringe Festival kicks off its 20th anniversary season Thursday in Minneapolis. The performing arts festival runs 11 days at 16 venues. This year's Fringe features 176 different shows presenting nearly 900 performances, ranging from comedy to drama to musicals.
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