Terrance Franklin.

BCA won't reinvestigate police shooting of Terrance Franklin

Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman had asked the state to take another look at fatal 2013 shooting by Minneapolis police.

On first day, 26 candidates file to run for office in Minneapolis

July 27
A group of seven women filled out forms to run as park board candidates Tuesday at the Public Service Center.
Mayor, 13 City Council seats and spots on park or taxation boards on ballot.

2020 broke mark for most murders reported in Minnesota

July 27
The scene of a fatal shooting in St. Paul in September 2020.
Violent crimes up 16.6% over 2019; numbers of murders increased 58%; bias crimes up sharply.
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July 27

2 paramedics at Winston Smith shooting barred from meeting with BCA, union says

Hennepin Healthcare said the BCA interviews will take place soon.
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July 27
A man has died four days after he was shot during a dispute on East Lake Street in south Minneapolis, police said.

Victim dies four days after shooting during south Minneapolis dispute

A man has died four days after he was shot during a dispute on East Lake Street in south Minneapolis, police said.The man in his…
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July 27
Montez T. Lee Jr., 26, of Rochester, has admitted in U.S. District Court in St. Paul to arson in connection with the fire that engulfed the Max It Paw

Rochester man admits setting pawnshop ablaze during Minneapolis riots

His defense said it will present its own evidence addressing what led to the fatality during 2020 riots.
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July 27
North Memorial Health Hospital.

Police: Man dies days after fall from punch at party in Minneapolis

No arrests had been announced as of Tuesday morning.
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July 26

Authorities recover body from Mississippi River in Minneapolis

Authorities recovered a body from the Mississippi River in Minneapolis on Monday night.Minneapolis firefighters and the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office Water Patrol Unit responded to…
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July 26
Mayor Jacob Frey joined other city leaders in announcing a new model for community safety and accountability in Minneapolis on May 17.

Mpls. seeks speedy review of appeal over police numbers

City attorneys are asking the state Supreme Court to take the unusual step of granting "accelerated review" as they challenge an order requiring Minneapolis to hire at least 730 police officers by next summer.
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July 26
Benno Black read the program for the reception celebrating the opening of the Kindertransport exhibit at the American Swedish Institute.

Minnesota's last survivor of Holocaust children's rescue offers lesson in history

Benno Black boarded a train 82 years ago to an unknown future.
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July 24

Body pulled from Mississippi River in Minneapolis

A body was recovered from the Mississippi River Saturday morning in north Minneapolis.About 8:45 a.m., a passerby spotted what appeared to be a body floating…
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July 24
A view of the Upper Harbor on the Mississippi River .] Jerry Holt  •Jerry.Holt@startribune.com   The Upper Harbor Terminal project’s concert venue

Minneapolis aims to retain public control of Upper Harbor Terminal concert venue

Minneapolis, First Avenue partnership in riverfront project re-examined.
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July 24
Matthew Rupert posted his cross-state riot trip to his Facebook account.

From Mpls. riots to Jan. 6, social media users share their crimes

It's a trend called "performance crime," a bewildering phenomenon often driven by a quest for online clout and not limited to any age group, education level or ideology. The oversharing by lawbreakers makes life easier for police
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July 24
Mourners gathered at the grave of Laura Kruse, whose body was found March 20, 1937, in the snow behind a house on 14th Avenue S. in Minneapolis. The 1

Strangled Minneapolis woman's death remains unsolved 84 years later

Laura Kruse's body was found after she took a streetcar home from a party at her beauty school.
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July 24

Minneapolis woman, 19, dies in St. Paul crash

She was a passenger in a Kia Hatchback that went off Shepard Road just before Interstate 35E about 12:30 a.m., according to the State Patrol.
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July 23
Yes4Minneapolis, a new political committee pushing a proposal to replace the Minneapolis Police Department, accused city officials of including “pol

Political committee raises concerns about ballot language on Minneapolis public safety proposal

Political action group calls extra note "underhanded."
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July 23
In this May 31, 2021, photo provided by Norhan Askar, Winston Boogie Smith Jr., is seen in Minneapolis. Norhan Askar, who was with Winston Boogie Smit

Woman who was in Winston Smith's car sues local agencies, officers

Legal action against the federal U.S. marshals could follow in six months.
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July 23
A Walker Art Center crew worked to install “Wind Chime” in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.

Beloved wind chime installation returns to Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

The "Wind Chime (after 'Dream')" installation in the Sculpture Garden is a new discovery for some, a favorite feature for others.
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July 22
The area under a heat advisory from noon to 8 p.m. Friday.

Shelter from heat wave available in Minneapolis, Hennepin County

The city added 200 shelter beds since 2020 and has room to spare. The help may be sorely needed Friday, when a heat advisory is in effect.
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July 22
Monique Cullars-Doty speaks during a press conference at City Hall on Thursday, July 22, 2021, in Minneapolis. On November 4, 2020, the largest mass a

Protesters demand Minneapolis attorney drops charges after more than 600 people were arrested last November

More than 600 people were arrested on I-94, most of which carry misdemeanor charges.
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July 22
A sign for Bde Maka Ska near the south shore of the lake in 2019.

Mpls. East Calhoun neighborhood to change name

Association leaders said the new name will better reflect the area's Dakota heritage.