Minnesota Senate GOP Unveils Bills Aiming To Curb ViolenceOne bill would a require Minneapolis and St. Paul to use 10% of their local government aid funding to hire more police officers until they reach the national average of 3 officers for every 1,000 residents.
Despite 30 Homicides In 2019, St. Paul Records 25-Year Low In Violent CrimeAlthough St. Paul recorded 30 homicides in 2019, police statistics from last year show that violent crime in the capitol city was at a quarter century low.
Researchers Link Air Pollution To Increases In Violent Criminal BehaviorResearchers have found that breathing dirty air, even just for a day, can cause people to become more aggressive and violent.
Minneapolis Listed As One Of America’s Most Dangerous CitiesFollowing the FBI’s release of 2015 crime statistics earlier this week, Minneapolis was named one of the most dangerous cities in the U.S.
Hennepin Co. Sheriff Calls Increase In Violent Crime An 'Alarming Trend'The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office says violent crime has increased by 6 percent from the same time period in 2015, according to mid-year crime statistics report.
Hennepin Co. Sheriff: Violent Crime Increase Part Of National TrendStatistics released Friday show violent crime is increasing in Minnesota's most populous county. The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office says there was an 8-percent increase in violent crime between 2014 and 2015.
4 Things To Know: Crime In Mpls., Terrorism On NYE, Bill Cosby & MoreFrom violent crime being on the rise but arrests being low in Minneapolis to the threat of terrorism at New Year's Eve celebrations across the world, here are the top four stories to know for Jan. 1, 2016.
Mpls. Police Union Head: Proactive Policing Down Due To ScrutinyViolent crime has increased in the city of Minneapolis. Homicide and aggravated assault all saw double-digit increases in 2015. But the number of people arrested for those crimes has recently decreased.
Mpls. Leaders Announce Initiative To Fight Violent CrimeThe city of Minneapolis announced a new initiative to fight violent crimes -- and it involves the mayor's office, police department and county attorney's office. Violent crime arrests are up 13 percent, but the Minneapolis Police Department says those crimes have increased more than five percent since last year. That includes homicide, rape, robbery and aggravated assault.
Report: Violent Crime Up 8 Percent In Hennepin CountyViolent crime is on the rise in Hennepin County, according to a new report from the Hennepin County Sheriff's office.
Homicides Up In Minneapolis For First Time In 3 YearsThe number of murders is on the rise in Minneapolis for the first time in three years, and overall violent crime is seeing an increase too. The latest statistics for the first half of the year has the murder rate up nearly 50 percent over this time last year.
Police: Minneapolis Crime At Lowest Rate In 30 YearsMinneapolis Police said crime rates in the city are the lowest they've been for decades. And on Thursday, they're discussing what strategies and public safety efforts are planned to keep the city safe in 2015.
Violent Crime Up 4 Percent In MinneapolisViolent crime is up by 4 percent in Minneapolis but overall it remains at one of the lowest levels in 30 years. Homicide is down from last year and so is rape.
2 Years On, Police Still Hunting For Terrell Mayes Jr.’s KillerIt has been two years since three-year-old Terrell Mayes Jr. was shot and killed. Mayes was with his brothers inside their home near 26th and Colfax Avenue in north Minneapolis when gunfire erupted. The children were running to a safe place when a bullet pierced the side of the house, killing Terrell. Friday, investigators and Terrell's mother, Marsha Mayes, are again asking for help in finding the person responsible.
Minneapolis Sees Uptick In Violent Crime In 2012Crime in Minneapolis remains among the lowest levels in decades, but there was a slight uptick in violent crime this year.