‘A Son Of The Northside’: Mpls. Mayor To Nominate Asst. Chief Bryan Tyner To Lead City’s Fire Dept.Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey wants Assistant Chief Bryan Tyner to be the next leader of the city’s fire department.
Community Activists Say City Leaders Aren't Doing Enough To Quell Minneapolis ViolenceMayor Frey has said officers in the Minneapolis Police Department have been reassigned to fill gaps in the department. The city also launched a violence interrupter initiative that does not involve police.
State Senate GOP Blames Dems For Letting Riots Escalate In New ReportThe report also blames Democrats for identifying with the causes promoted by the demonstrators, causing them to lose sight of their responsibility to protect the public from criminal acts committed during the riots.
Minneapolis City Council President Lisa Bender: Crime Spike Isn't Connected To Movement To Dismantle MPDLisa Bender, president of the Minneapolis City Council, is answering WCCO’s questions about crime and safety in the city.
New Council Created To Enforce Construction Worker StandardsA new council has been created to protect construction workers rebuilding the Twin Cities, called the Building Dignity and Respects Standards Council. It was introduced by local leaders Tuesday.
Minneapolis, St. Paul Mayors To Jointly Proclaim Monday As 'Ruth Bader Ginsburg Day'The mayors of Minnesota’s two largest cities will honor the legacy of late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Monday.
Unrest In The Twin Cities: Senate Committee Reports Minneapolis Police Requested National Guard EarlyThe Republican-controlled Senate Transportation and Public Safety Committee says a Minneapolis police commander sent a detailed request on May 27, after the first night of violent protests.
After Years Of Setbacks, 'Attainable' Housing Development To Go Up At Intersection Of Park And FranklinConstruction is kicking into gear for what is being called an "attainable" housing development in south Minneapolis.
No Weekend Curfews, Minneapolis City Council Votes To Extend Mayor's Emergency Powers The Minneapolis City Council voted Friday to extend Mayor Jacob Frey’s emergency powers through the weekend, allowing him to issue more nightly curfews if he deems it necessary.
Minneapolis Mayor, Police Chief Defend Decision To Release Video Of Suicide That Led To RiotWednesday night's riots began after people thought Minneapolis officers shot a man downtown. Police quickly released video online that they say shows the man died by suicide.
'We're Not Going To Forget': City, State Leaders Speak Out Against RiotingAfter what many called a rocky city and state response to the George Floyd protests and rioting, Gov. Tim Walz said there were lessons learned.
Unrest Grows In Downtown Minneapolis After Police Say Murder Suspect Killed Himself On Nicollet MallHostile crowds have gathered in downtown Minneapolis after police say a man wanted in connection with a homicide Wednesday afternoon killed himself as officers approached him on Nicollet Mall.
Minneapolis PD's Use Of Force Policy Overhauled: Officers Should ‘Consider All Reasonable Alternatives’ Before Deadly ForceMinneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and Police Chief Medaria Arradondo on Wednesday announced an “overhaul” of the police department’s use of force policy.
Minneapolis Police Data Shows Racial Disparities In Use-Of-Force Cases“Of all the incidents around where force was used, around 58% constituted Black subjects and the other 42% were all of the other races combined together."
Minneapolis Police Officer Fired Over Racist Christmas Tree Controversy Back On The ForceA Minneapolis officer is back on the job after decorating a Christmas tree inside the 4th Precinct with racially insensitive items.