Downtown Minneapolis Wants To Add More Public RestroomsThere are currently 29 public restrooms in downtown Minneapolis. Local officials want to bring that number up to 100.
Does Lurking, Spitting Ban Promote Racial Profiling?Lurking and spitting on the sidewalk have been against the law for many decades in Minneapolis. Now, some people want the city to repeal those ordinances, saying they promote racial profiling.
Mpls. Police Give City A+ For All-Star Game SecurityIt's been just about two months since the All-Star game was played at Target Field, but Minneapolis Police are just now getting an idea of how much it cost them. It took about 700 police personnel to keep downtown safe during the days leading up to the game.
Council Presents Plan For Mpls. Cops In 2014Looking for a way to overcome some of this year's problems, a citizens advisory council presented a plan for Minneapolis police for 2014. Chief Janeé Harteau assembled the 50 member group this year to improve relations between the police department and the community.