The relatively high rate of rape in Minneapolis compared to other major cities is due to a broader definition of assaults, according to police.
The reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act by Congress earlier this week will have some impact in Minneapolis.
The new head of the St. Paul branch of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives says the agency will focus less on white collar crime in order to crack down on violent crime.
Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau teaches a night class at St. Mary's University in Minneapolis to current and prospective officers about how to better understand the different communities they interact with.
The gun control debate continues this week at the Capitol with a DFL legislator planning to introduce a bill that will not include universal background checks for gun sales.
The Hennepin County Attorney's office on Monday charged three suspected gang members in connection with a series of burglaries and shootings.
The number of Minnesotans with permits to carry handguns in public continues to climb.
A House DFL leader announced a gun control bill at the Capitol Thursday, which does not include a ban on assault weapons or high-capacity ammunition magazines.
The Hennepin County Attorney's office filed kidnapping charges Friday against a 30-year-old Minneapolis woman.
This winter is on pace be one of the deadliest for ice-related fatalities.
Gun rights advocates say many of the gun control proposals being considered by state legislators will do more to infringe on their rights than to reduce violence.
A state legislator says a second round of gun control hearings at the state Capitol starting Thursday will not include discussion of the most controversial proposals. Earlier this month, hundreds of people listened to testimony on the merits of several bills aimed at curbing gun violence. Some legislators want to focus on proposals that are less polarizing and have the most potential to become law.
Hennepin and Ramsey counties are suing a national registry of mortgages to recover unpaid fees.
Minneapolis police officials say the officer charged Friday with multiple counts of criminal sexual conduct with young girls is no longer on the force.
The Hennepin County Attorney's office Thursday charged a Minnetrista man with criminal vehicular homicide.