Minneapolis crime and policing reporter | Minneapolis crime and policing

Since joining the paper in 2016, Mannix has worked on beats reporting on Minnesota's courts and law enforcement at state, local, and federal levels, Minneapolis City Hall and issues related to criminal justice policy and prisons. In 2020, he was part of the team of reporters that covered the killing of George Floyd and aftermath, leading to the Star Tribune winning the George Polk Award and Pulitzer Prize. Mannix also teaches at the University of Minnesota journalism school, of which he's an alumnus. He holds a master's degree from University of California-Berkeley, where he focused on data-driven journalism. Prior to joining the Star Tribune, Mannix wrote about a variety of topics, such as crime, recreational marijuana and politics, for publications including The Seattle Times, MinnPost, City Pages and The Minnesota Daily. He lives in Minneapolis.


Family of man shot by Minneapolis officers asks police for more body-camera footage

Activists question the police's narrative of events and are calling for a third party to investigate.


Thao, Kueng reject plea deal offered in George Floyd killing

"It would be a lie and a sin for me to accept a plea deal," Thao said.


Minneapolis gunfire claims Black victims at disproportionate rate, data show

Last year, police counted one Black shooting victim for every 150 Black residents in the city, according to new police data.


In Minneapolis, downtown is back. So is the violent crime

Still below 2019 levels, violent offenses are creeping up in the city's downtown west neighborhood as business and night life returns to a semblance of normalcy.


Minneapolis, human rights officials will negotiate agreement on police by fall

The two parties say they will amend the agreement if the Justice Department negotiates a conflicting consent decree with Minneapolis over racist policing patterns.


Mpls. police release body camera video of Sundberg shooting

The video shows police rescue a mother and her young children, but it doesn't clearly show the final moments before snipers fired.


Transcript paints harrowing scene before cops killed man

Six-hour standoff ended with snipers shooting Andrew Tekle Sundberg.


Minneapolis plans to invest in software to flag problem cops

Minneapolis wants to spend $1.25 million on new technology to help identify warning signs of bad policing. But the city has tried this before and failed.


Family of man killed by Mpls. police calls for more details, release of body-cam video

Speaking publicly for the first time, Mark and Cindy Sundberg, who were called to the scene during the six-hour standoff with police, said family and friends are "beyond shocked and grieving."


After July 4th shooting, Minneapolis braces for more gun violence

Police say low staffing levels hinder their response to calls.