Officers On Leave After Offensive Minneapolis Police Christmas Tree Sparks OutrageA Minneapolis City Council member says swift action was taken recently after inappropriate decorations were put on a Christmas tree inside the city’s 4th Precinct police station. On social media, some called the decorations, which apparently consisted of empty Takis bags and Popeyes Chicken cups, “racist and derogatory.”
Mpls. Mayor Wants To Fight Homelessness With Affordable HousingThe mayor of Minneapolis says he is committed to addressing homelessness in the city. Jacob Frey was part of a public meeting Tuesday held by city and Hennepin County officials. It is part of a national initiative to address homelessness and racial disparities.
MPD: Man Shot By Officer In Minneapolis Has DiedThe Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Investigation is investigating after a man was shot and killed by police. Just before 2 p.m. Friday afternoon, someone called 911 from the 3700 block of Morgan Avenue North about a person reportedly in an emotional crisis.
Mpls. Mayor Expected To Reappoint Arradondo To Full Term As Police ChiefMinneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey plans Thursday morning to announce his intent to reappoint Police Chief Medaria Arradondo for a full, three-year term.
Bloomberg Selects Minneapolis For American Cities Climate ChallengeMinneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and Bloomberg Philanthropies announced Monday that Minneapolis is one of 20 cities to win Bloomberg's American Cities Climate Challenge.
MPD Union Head Bob Kroll Takes Nat’l TV To Criticize Mpls. Mayor Jacob FreyA dispute between the Minneapolis mayor and the city’s police union president escalated Friday morning. Lt. Bob Kroll appeared on Fox News Channel in response to Mayor Jacob Frey's unveiling of new police squad signs that are in both English and Spanish. They explain to undocumented immigrants what their rights are when police arrest them.
Relief In Sight For Some Residents Of Minneapolis’s ‘Wall Of Forgotten Natives’There is a glimmer of hope for some of the people living in a Minneapolis homeless camp. The encampment near Cedar and Franklin avenues, which residents have named “The Wall of Forgotten Natives,” has grown beyond its initial corner.
Mayor Frey Promotes Affordable Housing, Improved Police Relations In Budget AddressFrey says he hopes his plan will "lay a strong foundation for a stronger city."