Critics, Supporters Fill Reappointment Hearing For Mpls. Police Chief HarteauMinneapolis residents packed city council chambers Wednesday to speak out about the reappointment of Police Chief Janeé Harteau. Statements from people were mixed at the public hearing that was a continuation from last week.
Protesters Interrupt Mayor Hodges At MLK Day EventMinneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges' planned comments at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event were interrupted on Monday by protestors. Video posted by the group Black Liberation Front shows Betsy Hodges at the podium at the Monday night event.
Minneapolis City Council Approves Hodges' 2016 BudgetMore than half of Minneapolis homeowners will see a decrease in the city portion of their property taxes next year, according to a budget adopted by the city council on Wednesday.
4 Things To Know: Rosa Parks, World AIDS Day, 4th Precinct Protests & MoreFrom Minneapolis city leaders asking the 4th Precinct protesters to vacate to the anniversary of Rosa Parks' refusal to get up from her seat, here are the top four stories for Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015.
4th Precinct Protesters Not Budging Despite Requests From City LeadersCity leaders say it's time to end the protest at the 4th Precinct. Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges joined Congressman Keith Ellison and other community leaders on Monday to call for an end to the protest. Protesters say they're not going anywhere.
2 Arrested Thursday At 4th Precinct During ProtestsFor the sixth day, protests continue outside Minneapolis' 4th precinct. Protesters continue to demand answers in the fatal shooting of 24-year-old Jamar Clark.
BCA, Family: Man Shot By Police Over The Weekend DiesJamar Clark, the 24-year-old north Minneapolis man who was shot by police Sunday, has been taken off life support and has died, according to both family members and now the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.
Community, Witnesses React To Minneapolis Officer-Involved ShootingMinneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges is calling for the Department of Justice to investigate an officer-involved shooting over the weekend. Police say there was a struggle when they tried to arrest Jamar Clark early Sunday morning.
Black Lives Matter Demands Names Of Officers In Weekend ShootingBlack Lives Matter Minneapolis has announced it will hold a press conference at the Minneapolis 4th Precinct on behalf of protesters who want answers in the officer-involved shooting of a young man Sunday.
Minneapolis Businesses Fight Back On Working Families AgendaThe push back could be felt in Minneapolis City Hall on Mayor Betsy Hodges' controversial Working Families Agenda. On Friday, about 75 business owners packed into a conference room to explain why the proposed ordinance is a bad idea and would hurt small business.
Harteau To Be Reappointed As Minneapolis Police ChiefMinneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges says she wants Police Chief Janeé Harteau to stay on for another three years. The announcement comes after weeks of speculation that Hodges has been looking outside the department to find a replacement for Harteau.
Twin Cities To Receive $600K Each In Federal Grant For Police Body Cameras Minneapolis, St. Paul and the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe pilot programs for police body cameras will each receive a major boost through funds from the U.S. Department of Justice.
Minneapolis Boosts Commitment To Protecting BeesThe City of Minneapolis passed a resolution Friday morning to protect the city's dwindling bee population. The resolution means the city will now plant more food for pollinators and decrease pesticide use on land the city owns and manages.
Hodges Attends Pope’s Conference On Sex Trafficking, Climate ChangeMinneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges traveled to the Vatican to be among the individuals signing a declaration against modern slavery.
Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges To Meet With Pope At VaticanMayor Betsy Hodges is one of nine U.S. mayors who will meet Pope Francis at a conference on climate change and human trafficking. The conferences aim to raise awareness about these global problems within local communities.