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Minneapolis cop charged in crash that killed innocent man during pursuit

Charges say he was traveling nearly 90 mph when he slammed into an innocent man's vehicle.

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Latest to wade into Mpls. Question 2 debate is ... Ben & Jerry's?

The ice cream business said it supports the creation of a Department of Public Safety.

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Charges: Driver ran red light, crashed into woman on mobility scooter

The woman, who had the right of way, was thrown from the scooter and died.

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Review reveals body cam video from aftermath of Winston Smith shooting

While no video of the shooting exists, an officer captured some video immediately afterward.

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Traffic Control will respond to overnight parking problems instead of Minneapolis police

The pilot program will begin Monday and explore how Traffic Control could eventually respond to all parking-related calls.

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Member of the 'Boogaloo Bois' pleads guilty to trying to incite a riot at MPD precinct

Ivan Hunter could be seen on video shooting a semiautomatic rifle into the precinct on May 28 of 2020.

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New video, body cam footage shows police beating prone Jaleel Stallings

Stallings, who was acquitted, said he fired on the unmarked van not knowing officers were inside.

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Frey backs creation of Dept. of Public Safety, removal of police staffing minimums

He is in favor of removing police staffing minimums from the city charter – which this November's ballot question would also do.

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Police investigating man's death at North Minneapolis apartment

Minneapolis police found a man with "grave" injuries on the scene after responding to reports of a shooting.

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Here's the public safety ballot question Mpls. voters will see

New language had to be approved Tuesday after a last-minute rejection from a judge.

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Minneapolis police issue appeal to find man missing since last month

Jose Carlos Lopez, 43, was last seen on July 2 on the 200 block of Groveland Avenue in Minneapolis.

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Mpls. council member releases privileged memo on 'less lethal' weapons

It says quite directly that the city council doesn't have the authority to restrict their use.

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Woman found dead in alley was shot in the head

"Nobody deserves to get treated like that," said the victim's mother.

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MPD, city attorney to reduce enforcement of select low-level traffic violations

The new policy applies only in specific situations, and is meant to address racial disparities.

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Minneapolis officers won't be charged in fatal shooting of Dolal Idd

Three officers fired their weapons at Idd outside a gas station on Dec. 30, 2020.

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Driver in stolen van fatally strikes pedestrian in Minneapolis

The driver then fled the scene, and police are still searching for the person.

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Remains in Mississippi mark 4th discovery of man's dismembered body parts

Officials on Tuesday confirmed the remains found July 4 are those of Adam Johnson.

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Minneapolis residents will vote on replacing MPD with new public safety department

The Minneapolis City Council approved language for the ballot question Friday.

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Twin Cities Pride calls on city to drop requirement to hire MPD officers for its events

The city typically requires events like Pride to be staffed with off-duty police officers.

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Police: WI homicide suspect on the run for 2 weeks may be in Twin Cities

The mother of his child was found shot dead on the side of a road June 30.

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MPD opens 'internal investigation' after Star Tribune report on destroyed records

The paper said officers at the 2nd Precinct disposed of documents during riots at the 3rd Precinct.