'I Feel Like It's Worse': Parts Of South Minneapolis Still Plagued By Needle Littering“This year it seems like it’s almost double, you know, the amount of needles that we’re picking up, and there has been an uptick in some of the overdoses and drug-related responses that we go to,” Assistant Minneapolis Fire Chief Melanie Rucker said.
Minneapolis 'Tent City' A Refuge For HomelessStarting at the intersection of Franklin Avenue and 16th Avenue South is a homeless camp filled with tents.
Minneapolis Bans E-Cigarettes In All Indoor Public PlacesPeople who use electronic cigarettes in Minneapolis will have to head outside. The city announced Friday that it's updating its Clean Indoor Act ordinance, banning the use of e-cigarettes in all indoor public places as well as places of employment.
PA Food Truck Explosion May Lead To Change In MN StandardsMinnesota's food truck businesses are revisiting safety measures after a dangerous incident in Philadelphia on Tuesday. A mother and daughter working inside a Philadelphia food truck were critically injured, and at least 10 others were hospitalized after an explosion.