Minneapolis Violence Interrupters Could Stop Crime Before It Happens, But Neighbors Want Immediate Solutions To Uptick In ViolenceIn the midst of an uptick in violence city-wide, Minneapolis is officially rolling out its Violence Interrupters initiative.
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.
Minneapolis City Council Under Scrutiny After NYT Article Says Their Pledge To Dismantle MPD CollapsedThe Minneapolis City Council is once again receiving national scrutiny for its intent to dismantle the police department.
Future Of George Floyd Memorial Intersection Still Up In The AirThe Minneapolis City Council admits there is no consensus between the city and community groups about the future of the intersection of East 38th Street and Chicago Avenue, where George Floyd was killed while being detained by police on Memorial Day.
Mpls. City Council Votes Unanimously To Dismantle MPDAn ordinance has been introduced to remove the requirement for a police department from the city charter. The charter amendment calls instead for "a department of community safety and violence prevention."
Minneapolis City Council To Take First Official Step In Ending Police DepartmentMinneapolis City Council members will take the first step Friday in the effort to disband the police department.
Some Mpls. City Council Members Double Down On Call To Disband Police Despite Surge In ViolenceSome Minneapolis City Council members are responding to the recent uptick in violence amid a push to defund the Minneapolis Police Department.
Mayor Frey Supports Massive Structural, Transformational Reform Of Police Department, Not Abolishing ItOn Monday morning, the mayor and City Council President Lisa Bender appeared on WCCO This Morning. Each mapped out the path they believe the city should take.
Minneapolis City Council To Hold Emergency Meeting On Police Department's Future The Minneapolis City Council is holding an emergency meeting Friday to discuss the future of the city's police department.
Minneapolis City Council Passes '2040 Plan' Measure On Duplexes, TriplexesThe Minneapolis City Council passed a controversial measure Friday that could change the look of the city and its neighborhoods.
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."
'A City Without Police?' Some Minneapolis Candidates Say 'Yes'A controversial question on a survey of Minneapolis electoral candidates is causing a stir in city politics.
MPD Union Leader: 'Black Lives Matter Is A Terrorist Organization'The president of Minneapolis Police's union says the officers involved in the fatal shooting of Jamar Clark are vindicated after a federal investigation cleared them of any wrongdoing.
Ellison, Mpls. Councilmembers Stand With BLM In Quest For Video ReleaseSeveral political and religious leaders joined with members of Black Lives Matter Minneapolis Thursday evening to demand law enforcement to release videos involving the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man. Rep. Keith Ellison and Minneapolis City Council members Alondra Cano, Cam Gordan and Lisa Bender addressed the media.
Talking Points: Workers' Rights In MinneapolisDebate over a controversial Minneapolis plan that creates strict scheduling and sick pay requirements for businesses is intensifying.