In 1-On-1 Interview, Mayor Jacob Frey Discusses Surge In Violent Crime, Insists Minneapolis Is Safe"Minneapolis is a safe city, and simultaneously we are dealing with a very significant increase in crime, and specifically violent crimes. Let's be very clear, that is not acceptable in any way, shape or form."
'This Is Life And Death': 7 Incoming Minneapolis City Council Members Say They'll Heed Call To Fix Public Safety IssuesThe Minneapolis City Council's 2020 call for defunding the police prompted a nationwide debate that is still going on. And, amid an ongoing crime surge, Minneapolis voters elected seven new council members.
Dalvin Cook's Ex-Girlfriend Sues Over Alleged Abuse; RB Says 'I'm The Victim'A woman has filed a civil lawsuit against Vikings running back Dalvin Cook, alleging he physically abused her in a November 2020 incident at his home in Minnesota.
Elsa Segura Sentenced To Life In Prison For Aiding In Killing Of Monique BaughA third person has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of release in the 2019 death of real estate agent Monique Baugh.
5 Mpls. City Council Members Lose Seats Amid Controversy Over Failed Policing AmendmentThe charter amendment to replace the Minneapolis Police Department went down, defeated on Tuesday.
Minneapolis Residents Vote Early In Record Numbers, With Many Citing Interest In Public Safety Ballot QuestionEarly voting is up 75% in Hennepin County and an astounding 143% in Minneapolis compared to the last city election year in 2017. Lines have been long at the Minneapolis early voting center. Also, a strong turnout is still expected on Election Day.
SCOTUS Hearing On Texas Abortion Law Could Be Tipping PointThe Supreme Court hearing will focus on the Texas abortion law which virtually bans abortions after six weeks of pregnancy, and awards $10,000 to any citizen who sues someone who made an abortion possible. Even someone driving a woman to an abortion clinic could be sued.
Early Voters In Minneapolis Need To Know These Key Rule ChangesEarly voting is way ahead of past years in Minneapolis, an indication that there could be record turnout for an election that is being closely watched across the country.
Minnesota Colleges Offering More Financial Aid As Enrollment DeclinesIn the past decade, enrollment at American universities and colleges is down 2.6 million students, or 13%. Over the next 10 years, it's expected to fall another 11% to 15%.
Talking Points: Rep. Ilhan Omar Discusses The Path To Passing The Build Back Better PlanThe President's big domestic agenda includes proposals for child care programs, universal pre-kindergarten, and an extension of the child tax credit. But it's still not clear if Democrats have the votes to pass it.
Mohamed Noor Resentenced To 57 Months For Manslaughter In Justine Ruszczyk Damond’s Shooting DeathA month after Minnesota's top court tossed his murder conviction, Mohamed Noor has been resentenced to serve a little over two more years in prison for fatally shooting Justine Ruszczyk Damond.