Fireworks shot at vehicles, buildings, people for hours overnight in downtown Minneapolis

Fireworks shot at vehicles, buildings, people for hours overnight in downtown Minneapolis

At least one person was jailed and another injured after passengers in vehicles shot fireworks at buildings and people for hours early Tuesday in a densely populated…

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Gunfire at Boom Island Park in Minneapolis wounds 8 people, leaving ‘several in critical condition’

Gunfire at Boom Island Park in Minneapolis wounds 8 people, leaving ‘several in critical condition’

Gunfire at a park along the Mississippi River near downtown Minneapolis wounded eight people, some of them with critical injuries, officials said Tuesday. The shooting occurred about…

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Minneapolis VA seeks to hasten detection of burn pit-related disorders

Minneapolis VA seeks to hasten detection of burn pit-related disorders

Researchers at the Minneapolis Veterans Medical Center believe they are closer to connecting the dots between soldiers’ exposures to burn pits and toxic fumes and the broad…

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Minneapolis mental health first responder program internationally recognized

Minneapolis mental health first responder program internationally recognized

Brian Smith, who leads the city of Minneapolis office responsible for launching teams of mental health professionals to de-escalate certain conflicts traditionally handled by police, was heralded…

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Vacant Victory Memorial Ice Arena in north Minneapolis could gain new life as roller-skating rink

Vacant Victory Memorial Ice Arena in north Minneapolis could gain new life as roller-skating rink

A former ice rink on the North Side could be transformed into a destination for Black residents to channel a piece of their culture and a place…

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Minneapolis ultrarunner encourages Indigenous women to rise above challenges

Minneapolis ultrarunner encourages Indigenous women to rise above challenges

The pain of running a 62-mile race over 22 hours can feel unbearable — but ultramarathoner Verna Volker said she’s had ample training: She birthed four kids…

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Minneapolis City Council approves plan to hire public safety commissioner

Minneapolis City Council approves plan to hire public safety commissioner

Minneapolis can hire a community safety commissioner after the City Council on Thursday voted to create the new position. The new commissioner will be tasked with overseeing…

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Minneapolis council fails to override Mayor Frey veto on Hennepin Av. redo

Minneapolis council fails to override Mayor Frey veto on Hennepin Av. redo

The Minneapolis City Council on Thursday failed to override Mayor Jacob Frey’s veto of a plan to have parking and bus lane changes along Hennepin Avenue in…

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Minneapolis police will tighten oversight of officer ‘role models’

Minneapolis police will tighten oversight of officer ‘role models’

The Minneapolis Police Department has revamped its system for choosing and overseeing field training officers, the program that allowed Derek Chauvin to remain a mentor for rookie…

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Man shot and killed after argument in south Minneapolis

Man shot and killed after argument in south Minneapolis

A man in his 30s was shot and killed Monday afternoon in south Minneapolis. Police believe a group of four people, who all knew each other, got…

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