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Black women carry burden of local social justice activism

At City Hall, on school boards and in policing reform work, Black women are doing the often unheralded heavy-lifting to fix systems of inequality in Minnesota.


Mpls. officer reprimanded for not reporting use of force after George Floyd killing

Departmental policy requires that officers report their uses of force, including the discharge of 40-mm rounds, which are often made of rubber, plastic or small beanbags.


Lawmakers, advocates gather at Capitol to remember crash victims

Nearly 450 Minnesotans have died this year amid a spike in deadly road incidents.


Man charged in north Minneapolis shooting, attempted carjacking

Several bystanders pulled the man out of a woman's car at Cub Foods and detained him until police arrived.


Fatal crash in St. Paul closes stretch of eastbound I-94

The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a fatal crash on Sunday night in St. Paul.According to the State Patrol, the crash occurred at 9:20 p.m.…


State Patrol seeks driver of semi that seriously injured Becker County pedestrian

The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating the incident.


Ex-probation officer gets life in prison for helping to plot Mpls. Realtor's murder

Bought phone to lure real estate agent to her death.


Woman fatally struck by vehicle in Columbia Heights

She was struck while trying to cross Central Avenue.


MPD use-of-force data remain murky a year after changes

Minneapolis overhauled the thresholds for use of force by officers after the murder of George Floyd. But data available on the city's use-of-force dashboard remains incomplete, making it difficult to access the actual effect of the policy changes.


Teenager charged in fatal shooting of Mpls. boy, 12, turns himself in

Peaceful arrest made with pastor's help.