Author: Lou Raguse
Published: 6:37 PM CDT June 1, 2021
Updated: 6:39 PM CDT June 1, 2021
Minneapolis had 97 homicides in 1995. So far this year, the city has 34 homicides, a similar pace to that infamous year.
MINNEAPOLIS — On the evening of June 1, 1995, a man was shot in the street at 4th and Bryant Avenues North. He was the 42nd homicide victim in Minneapolis that year. But by the end of June, the city had 51. By the end of the year, a record-setting 97.
Today, Minneapolis is not far behind that pace, with 34 homicides by the end of May 2021, an increase of 89% year-to-year. Continue reading “Minneapolis on pace for near-record homicide number, as city sees violent crime spike”
Author: Boyd Huppert, David Griswold
Published: 4:17 PM CDT April 18, 2021
Updated: 8:38 AM CDT April 19, 2021
Police say a white carjacking suspect, believed to be in his 20s, was firing at officers during a pursuit.
BURNSVILLE, Minn. — The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating a deadly shooting involving law enforcement and an armed motorist Sunday afternoon on Highway 13 in Burnsville.
Authorities shut down Minnesota Highway 13 in both directions in Burnsville between Interstate-35W and Portland Avenue Sunday. The highway was closed for several hours. Continue reading “Police: Armed carjacking suspect killed by law enforcement following pursuit”
By Mara H. Gottfried | firstname.lastname@example.org | Pioneer Press
Published: 2/10/2021 at 10:39 p.m. | Updated: 2/10/2021 at 10:44 p.m.
After a man tried to break into six houses last week, on the seventh attempt he got into a St. Paul home where two people in their 70s were sleeping.
A neighbor witnessed the man cutting a screen and called police, who set up a perimeter and arrested a 38-year-old man as he ran from the Highland Park house. Continue reading “2021 Crime Trends Are Off To A ‘Concerning Start,’ Police Tell St. Paul City Council”