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.
Superintendent Reassigns Admins To Help Troubled St. Paul SchoolsSt. Paul Public Schools Superintendent Valeria Silva is working to help some of the districts most troubled schools. On Tuesday, Silva is reassigning as many as 50 district administrators to help out in schools most-troubled by recent violence.
Good Question: How Are Movie Ratings Decided?"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is rated PG-13, causing some parents to think twice before taking their kids to see it. PG-13 has been the most common parental rating for more than a decade, making up more than half the movies and bringing in twice as much money as those rated R and G.
Abuse Survivor Now Helps Others Through SafeJourneyWCCO is talking about domestic violence this week, and the numbers may be hard to hear. At least 19 Minnesota children lost their mothers to domestic violence in 2014. That is why a small office at North Memorial Medical Center is in existence.
St. Paul Teachers Discuss Strike Amid Rising School ViolenceTeachers are fighting back after a violent start to the school year in St. Paul. Police say a 16-year-old boy attacked a teacher at St. Paul Central High School last week, putting him in the hospital with a brain injury.
A Look At Gun Violence In Mpls. & The Community's Response Gun violence in Minneapolis has many who live in the line of fire speaking out. Residents say it's time to take back the streets, and some say it begins at home.
Police Investigating After Night Of Violence In The Twin CitiesIt's been a violent 24 hours in the Twin Cities. Police in Minneapolis are investigating a deadly shooting that happened in the area 30th Avenue North and Emerson Avenue just before 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.