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Minneapolis cancels plan to pay social media influencers during Derek Chauvin...

Minneapolis has canceled its plan to pay social media influencers $2,000 a piece to share city-approved information during the upcoming Derek Chauvin trial, officials...

‘Pure rip off’: Minneapolis City Council members make $106K per year 

Minneapolis City Council members are paid more than $100,000 annually, which one Republican representative thinks is a “pure rip off of taxpayers.” State Rep. Pat...

Minneapolis survey: Downtown residents more satisfied with police chief than City...

A survey released Tuesday shows that more than 60% of downtown Minneapolis residents have considered moving “due to public safety concerns.” Another 64% said they...

Councilmember cancels meetings with community amid attempt to gut MPD

Minneapolis City Councilmember Phillipe Cunningham once claimed that "community engagement" is key to defunding the police. Now, Cunningham has canceled his "Community Office Hours"...

Number of officers declining at ‘accelerated rate,’ Minneapolis police chief says

The Minneapolis Police Department started 2021 with about 200 fewer police officers than it had at the beginning of last year. The MPD kicked off...

Minneapolis leaders propose new department to ‘supervise’ police officers

Minneapolis City Council members officially introduced a draft amendment to the city charter that would create a new Department of Public Safety and eliminate...

Minneapolis City Council member wants facial recognition banned, says it ‘exacerbates...

Minneapolis City Council member Steve Fletcher wrote an amendment to the city's code of ordinances that would ban facial recognition technology in the police...

Minneapolis City Council members to seek ‘removal of police’ as standalone...

A group of Minneapolis City Council members plan to introduce a proposal that would erase the Minneapolis Police Department as its own separate department. Currently,...

Our most-read stories of 2020

2020 is officially behind us, so let's take a moment to look back on some of the biggest stories from a chaotic year in...

Minneapolis City Council votes to move millions out of police department

The Minneapolis City Council voted to move an additional $7.7 million out of the Minneapolis Police Department early Thursday morning, but backed down from...