Minneapolis

Minnesota Group Says They’re Not Anti-Vaxx, Just Here to Inform

The state health department is encouraging many of the families in the targeted community to get vaccinations for their children

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Measles cases in Minnesota are continuing to rise, especially in the Somali community. The state health department is encouraging many of the families in the targeted community to get vaccinations for their children. But another group is urging them to consider the risks of the vaccine. The Vaccine Safety Council of Minnesota organized a public meeting to…

Minneapolis Parks Now Tobacco Free

The policy includes the use of e-cigarettes and chewing tobacco

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Cities in Minnesota are continuing their battle against tobacco. The Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board has now banned all tobacco use in all of the city’s parks. The policy includes the use of e-cigarettes and chewing tobacco. But officials said if you are caught with a cigarette inside any of the parks, you won’t have to worry…

RedHawks Donate To Shriner’s Hospital for Home Exhibition Game

Staff with the RedHawks said they tries to be as active in the community as possible

FARGO, N.D. — Dig out those foam fingers and baseball hats. The RedHawks  hosted their first home exhibition game of the summer. Tickets were $7 each, with a portion of the cost going toward the Shrine Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis. Both new and returning playing battled the St. Paul Saints. This is the organization’s 22nd season. Tickets are available at…

Friday, April 21st Declared “Prince Day” Across Minnesota

Prince died April 21st of last year of an accidental painkiller overdose

  MINNESOTA — Gov. Dayton has declared Friday as “Prince Day” across Minnesota to honor the legacy of the homegrown music legend. Prince died April 21st of last year of an accidental painkiller overdose. The proclamation coincides with memorial celebrations taking place at the First Avenue night club in Minneapolis and at Paisley Park in Chanhassen. Dayton says Prince “showcased…

Minneapolis City Council Members Rejecting Possible Settlement with Surdyk’s

Surdyk opened for Sunday sales on March 12 and the city ordered him to shut down, but he continued selling

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Some Minneapolis City Council members have rejected a tentative settlement with Surdyk’s. The owner of the liquor store disregarded the state’s new Sunday liquor law and opened for business before it was legal. Lawmakers this year repealed a ban on Sunday liquor sales, but it doesn’t take effect until July 2. Surdyk opened for Sunday sales…

UPDATE: Woman Dies After Being Shot in the Head Outside Minneapolis Club

The woman had been shot in the head and a man had been shot in the ankle

CLUB SHOOTING MINNEAPOLIS Investigators on the scene of a shooting and stabbing at the Hell’s Lovers Motorcycle Club in north Minneapolis Investigators on the scene of a shooting and stabbing at the Hell’s Lovers Motorcycle Club in north Minneapolis Show Caption Hide Caption MINNEAPOLIS MOTORCYCLE CLUB SHOOTING Kelvin McInnis Kelvin McInnis, 31, was arrested at the scene Andrew Tyus Andrew…

MN AMBER ALERT Cancelled: Baby Found, Suspect Under Arrest

Authorities say a toddler allegedly taken by his noncustodial father in Minneapolis after he stabbed the boy's mother has been located.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ Authorities say a toddler allegedly taken by his noncustodial father in Minneapolis after he stabbed the boy’s mother has been located. The suspect is under arrest. An Amber Alert was issued by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension for the father and the 2-year-old child Tuesday morning. That alert has been canceled, but no further details were…

Justice Department Releases Review of Jamar Clark Shooting Aftermath

The county prosecutor and the U.S. attorney both declined to charge the two officers involved

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The Justice Department’s review is in on how Minneapolis handled the aftermath of the Jamar Clark shooting. Clark’s death in a confrontation with two officers sparked weeks of protests that were largely peaceful, though one on November included skirmishes between officers and demonstrators. The review found the city didn’t have a coordinated response to the 18…

Poland Seeking Extradition of 98-Year-Old Minnesota Man

Polish prosecutors have decided to seek an arrest warrant for the now 98-year-old man

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Poland will seek extradition of a Minnesota man accused of being a Nazi unit commander. Michael Karkoc of Minneapolis was put under investigation after the AP published evidence in 2013 establishing he commanded a Nazi SS-led unit accused of burning villages filled with women and children. Polish prosecutors have decided to seek an arrest warrant for…

Update: Former Castile Girlfriend Charged with Attacking Woman with Hammer

Police say she attacked another woman with a hammer, striking her in the head several times before smashing the victim's windshield

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — The former girlfriend of Philando Castile is accused of hitting a woman in the head with a hammer during a fight in St. Paul. Diamond Reynolds, 27, of West St. Paul, is charged with two felony counts of assault. Police say she attacked another woman with a hammer, striking her in the head several times…