The Metropolitan Council is getting closer to finding a new Metro Transit police chief. A.J. Olson has been serving as acting chief since former police chief David Indrehus retired several months ago. The Metropolitan Council said screenings and oral exams have been completed.
Invasive moth flying around Minnesota for first time
The little bugger was confirmed in Wisconsin in 2018 and Iowa in 2020.
Monkeypox declared public health emergency in US, 44 cases confirmed in MN
There are over 6,600 confirmed cases nationwide.
Police update MOA shooting: Search for 2 suspects ongoing
Three shots were fired at the Nike store inside the Mall of America.
Lockdown lifted, police investigating shots fired at Mall of America
Police are interviewing witnesses in the area.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for the week ending Tuesday, August 2
Hospitalizations increased nearly 20% from July 26 to August 2.
Deaths of 2,500 fish in Minnesota trout stream unexplained
Trout anglers are concerned the incident represents a larger problem.
Becker School Board under fire for second time in 2022
Many community members have urged the board to not pass the proposed policy.
Death of Ramsey County deputy hits hard at Edina High School
Jes Edeburn is an English teacher at Edina High School.
FedEx driver falls asleep moments before head-on crash
Both drivers were injured in the crash.
Apple River stabbing victim from Elk River required multiple surgeries
His uncle says he's undergone a second surgery and is scheduled for another operation later this week.
Fundraiser created for family of teen killed in Apple River stabbing
Over $42,000 has been raised for Isaac Schuman's family.
Harrington named new transit police chief
John Harrington, a former St. Paul police chief who retired after just one two-year stint as a DFL state senator, will become the new chief of police that enforces the law on Metro Transit buses, light rail and commuter rail. He'll oversee law enforcement on a rapidly growing network of light rail and bus transit in the Twin Cities.
2 Metro Transit hybrid-electric buses debut at State Fair
Metro Transit rolled out a pair of hybrid-electric public transit buses at the Minnesota State Fair Friday, which will serve Minneapolis and surrounding communities. The buses -- which mark a first in the U.S. transit industry -- were funded by a $1.2 million federal grant and were built in-state.
Minneapolis inspector is named new Metro Transit Chief of Police
Eddie Frizell was one of two finalists for the position.
Consultant finds transit police are on wrong track
The Metro Transit police department has a "lack of accountability at all levels," "confusion and negative perceptions at all levels," and does not appear to have anyone in charge of technology, according to a new report from the Upper Midwest Community Policing Institute.
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