The Twin Cities Metro Area Saw A 'Serious' Boost In Visitors In 2018Travel officials say the Twin Cities metro area welcomed 34.5 million visitors in 2018, an increase of nearly 4% over 2017.
'There Ain't Been No Justice': Advocates For Jamar Clark Call For $20M Death SettlementJamar Clark's family is still trying to settle with Minneapolis more than three years after he was shot and killed by police.
Mpls. Mayor, Police Chief Promise To Take Wrecking Ball To ‘Blue Wall Of Silence’ After Noor VerdictMinneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey says he has been focused on changing the culture within the Minneapolis Police Department since he took office.
Minneapolis Reaches $20M Settlement With Justine Ruszczyk Damond's FamilyMinneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey announced Friday afternoon that the city had reached a settlement with the family of Justine Ruszczyk Damond totaling $20 million.
Frey, City Officials Express Healing, Understanding After Noor VerdictMinneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey says that his office stands with Minneapolis police officers and the city's Somali community, and urges the city to "come together."
Mayor Frey Says MPD Will Comply With Officer Training PolicyHowever, the mayor and the Minneapolis Police Federation still appear to be at odds over so-called "warrior" training.
Defying Demands Of Mayor Frey, Police Union President Announces Free 'Warrior' Training For OfficersFollowing Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey’s banning of “fear-based, warrior style” training for Minneapolis police, an online training program will be offered free to all Minneapolis police officers.
Mpls. Officials Announce New Sexual Assault Investigation StandardsMinneapolis officials, including the mayor and police chief, have announced new standards when dealing with sexual assault investigations.
Mpls. Mayor Jacob Frey Announces 'Doors Open' CelebrationFor two days in May, the doors to more than 100 Minneapolis businesses will be open to the public during the "Doors Open" celebration.
'Here To Stay': Court Of Appeals Upholds $15 Minimum Wage OrdinanceA Minnesota Court of Appeals upheld the decision to make the minimum wage $15 in Minneapolis Monday.
'Lens Of Transparency': MPD Body Camera Compliance Reaches 90 PercentMinneapolis officials announced Wednesday the number of body cameras worn by Minneapolis police officers has reached 90 percent.
Mpls. Mayor Frey Passes 1st Budget, Includes $40M For Affordable HousingMinneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey says his first budget to pass includes “record-setting support” for affordable housing.
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.