Minneapolis Tattoo Convention Returns For 6th YearAlmost half of all Americans between the ages of 26 and 40 have a tattoo. And, in total, 45 million Americans have them. This weekend, Minneapolis is celebrating the art of tattoos by hosting the 6th Annual Tattoo Arts Convention at the Hyatt Regency downtown.
New Technology For Tattoo Removal Comes To St. Louis ParkIt takes just a few hours to get a tattoo, but, in many cases, years to remove one. But thanks to new technology, that's changing. In 2012 the FDA approved a new laser for tattoo removal that is proving to be faster and more effective than the previous versions.
Hibbing Police: Man Posing As Cop To Lure KidsPolice in Hibbing, Minn. are searching for a man who is posing as a police officer and trying to lure children to his car. The suspect is described by witnesses as a white man between 20 and 30 years old. He is driving a Ford Crown Victoria with the word "Police" written on the left side.
Mpls. Police Seek Help In Identifying Dumpster Fire VictimMinneapolis Police have released the picture of a tattoo in hopes it'll lead to the identity of a badly burned body found next to a dumpster fire last week. On Aug. 7 at 11:29 p.m., dispatch received a call of a fire in a dumpster on 39th Street East between Snelling and Minnehaha avenues. Police were called shortly after when a body was found next to the dumpster.
Good Question: How Does Tattoo Removal Work? That tattoo you wanted forever in your 20s might not seem like the best decision by your 30s. While relationships and jobs change, ink doesn't.
‘Viking World Order’ Keep The FaithThe Vikings wrap up the season with a less-than-stellar outcome. Their 5-10-1 record cost coach Leslie Frazier his job. It's the type of showing that makes many Minnesotans lose faith in the purple and gold. But there's one group of fans out there who pledge lifelong loyalty to the team. They call themselves the "Viking World Order."
High School Coach On Leave After Tattooing MinorsA high school coach has been placed on paid administrative leave for tattooing minors without their parent's permission. Terry Robert Hardy, 37, is the gymnastics coach at Park High School in Cottage Grove. He's been cited for two counts of tattooing minors without written parental consent. A 16-year-old girl told WCCO that Hardy gave her three tattoos and a tongue piercing, all inside his home.
Doc Said He'd Never Run Again, Now Spencer's In The TC MarathonMore than 12,000 athletes will run the 26.2-mile course on Sunday as part of the 32nd-annual Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon -- beginning in Minneapolis and ending St. Paul -- in what's called the most beautiful urban marathon in the country.
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Man Wants To Remove Possibly Threatening TattooA suspected gang member wants to remove his tattoo that prosecutors allege was a threat aimed at a Minneapolis police officer.
Man's Tattoo Threatens Cop, Lands Him In JailA Minnesota man is in jail because of a Facebook picture of what police call a threatening tattoo.
Get Ink, Inspiration At The Mpls Tattoo Convention This weekend you have the chance to see artwork on a sensitive and living canvass: skin.
Toys For Tats: Bring In A New Toy, Get InkedToys For Tots is popular around the holiday season, but now there's something a little edgier: Toys For Tats!
Temporary Tattoos May Cause Permanent Skin DamageThe Minnesota Health Department is looking into a possible health risk associated with henna tattoos after about a dozen kids dealt with skin infections, staph, and possible scarring following getting tattooed at a party.
Tattoo Licensing Not Enforced YetA new state law that went into effect Jan. 1 requires tattoo shops and their artists to get a license. But, state officials say enforcement of the law isn't expected to start anytime soon.