'Our Presence Is Showing Our Love': On The Streets Of Minneapolis With Violence InterruptersAs Minneapolis grapples with its most violent year in decades, city leaders hope a special partnership can break the cycle of crime. Seven teams of violence interrupters cover the city's most crime-ridden areas. They're paid by the Office of Violence Prevention.
Minneapolis Violence Interrupters Sidelined, Ask For More Police PresencePeople living in parts of Minneapolis hit hardest by the rise in shootings and carjackings are once again asking for more police presence to stop the violence.
Community Activists Say City Leaders Aren't Doing Enough To Quell Minneapolis ViolenceMayor Frey has said officers in the Minneapolis Police Department have been reassigned to fill gaps in the department. The city also launched a violence interrupter initiative that does not involve police.
'You Promised To Keep Us Safe': Community Member Calls On Minneapolis City Leaders To Respond To Uptick In ViolenceA former Minneapolis City Council member is once again calling on city leaders to respond to an uptick in violence on the city's north side.
Cries For Help Grow Following Ongoing Crime In MinneapolisConcerns over an uptick in violence and a decrease in the number of police officers on the street to combat, has residents calling for action from city leaders.
2 Self-Proclaimed 'Boogaloo Bois' Charged With Conspiring To Work With Foreign TerroristsTwo men who prosecutors say are members of an anti-government extremist group, who toted guns on Minneapolis streets during unrest following the death of George Floyd and spoke about shooting police, blowing up a courthouse and killing politicians, have been charged with federal terrorism counts.
Mpls. Neighborhood Built Barricades To Block Street Hoping For Safety, Less CrimeSome people feeling unsafe in the Phillips neighborhood of Minneapolis street have put up barricades at both ends of their street to block traffic from getting through.
Downtown Mpls. Cowboy Jack's, Uptown Cowboy Slims Close Due To Ongoing ViolenceCowboy Jack's in downtown Minneapolis and Cowboy Slims in Uptown have closed its doors due to ongoing violence, vandalism and civil unrest taking place in and around these neighborhoods.
Met Council To Add Additional Security To Metro Transit LRT Trains Amid Recent ViolenceThe Metropolitan Council says safety on the light rail is its top priority. It hopes to expand eyes and ears by using additional resources to handle criminal behavior on LRT trains.
St. Paul's Police Chief Says He Has A Plan To Combat Violence In The CitySt. Paul police have been working around the clock trying to get ahead of the gun violence that has reached record numbers in the capitol city.
Mother Turns To Internet For Help Stopping St. Paul Violence“My son is going to be dead one day because he is going to do something, and somebody is going to kill him or the cops are, “ said Sha’Ron Webb. Her 14-year-old son ran away from home and he found him at a gas station with dozens of other children under 18, turning to the internet for help.
Downtown Minneapolis Bar Owners See Spike In ViolenceThere's a lot of fun to be had in downtown Minneapolis, but some downtown bar owners and managers say the fun typically ends around midnight. They say late nights downtown bring out loitering, harassment and violence.
Man Killed In North Minneapolis Shooting ID’dLonzo Allen Washington, 28, died of a gunshot wound after he was shot in the chest at the 1000 block of Morgan Avenue North.
Tense Confrontation Amid Peaceful Vigils In CharlottesvilleThe city of Charlottesville marked the anniversary of last summer's white supremacist violence that sent ripples through the country with largely peaceful vigils and other events.
Communities Gather To Call For End To Violence Across MinnesotaThe message to stop all gun violence was made clear at a Minneapolis park on Saturday.