Mpls. City Council President Lisa Bender On Costly Police Misconduct Settlements: 'This Is A Whole System Problem'The Minneapolis City Council president is responding to a WCCO report about how much it costs taxpayers to settle officer conduct lawsuits.
Protesters Face Off With Police For Control Of Minneapolis IntersectionMinneapolis is struggling to deal with an intersection that threatens to become the next 38th and Chicago.
George Floyd Square: Minneapolis Mayor, City Council President Spar Over Site's FutureMinneapolis city leaders are at odds over how to reopen streets around the George Floyd memorial site.
Minneapolis City Council President Lisa Bender Won't Seek Re-Election Next YearLisa Bender, the president of the Minneapolis City Council, will not be seeking re-election next year.
Charter Commission Rejects City Council Plan To Change Policing In MinneapolisSince early summer, members of the Minneapolis Charter Commission has been investigating the call from city leaders to change policing in the city of Minneapolis.
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.