The sheriff’s office says it will launch the first phase of the body camera use this year. Before January 2020, it wants to outfit 148 deputies with the technology across various divisions.
The cuts come amid increase strain on the county’s human services budget.
On Wednesday, partly in response to developers’ concerns, the research firm working for the city of Minneapolis released revised recommendations for the proposed policy.
Though the number of families seeking emergency shelter in Hennepin County has decreased, other groups — such as single women — face a shortage of beds.
Let’s not call it a “Trump bump.”
The University of Minnesota’s Center for Urban and Regional Affairs, better known as CURA, is not your typical academic operation, content to provide data and agnostic about how the information is used. CURA wants to change things.
Every incumbent on the council is being challenged by at least one “Vote No” candidate, many of whom feel the trash-collection controversy reveals the need for fresh blood at City Hall.
From bike-lane etiquette to bus rider complaints, we get the answers to more of your questions about transportation in the Twin Cities.
Combating the chaos of pick-up and drop-off.
From biking speed limits to declining bus ridership, we get answers to your questions from transportation engineers, city staff and other experts.
A year after a massive encampment formed at the intersection of Franklin and Hiawatha avenues in Minneapolis, the Greenway community has become one of the most conspicuous signs of homelessness in the Twin Cities.
Following the announcement of the settlement, two nonprofits — Community Members for Environmental Justice and Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy — called for a criminal investigation of Northern Metals.
Among the proposals included in the plan, known as Vision Zero, is lower speed limits, a new traffic enforcement division, and automated enforcement technology.
The city is bringing in researchers from the University of Minnesota to learn about the challenges of neighborhood leaders and to see why others don’t participate in neighborhood groups.
A look at what’s at the upcoming ballot measure; what a ‘yes’ or ‘no’ would mean, and why garbage pickup is so controversial in the Capital City.
Press Publications, which owns 18 newspapers in Minnesota and Wisconsin, is now charging $25 to publish letters that endorse or oppose a candidate or ballot measure — a policy that has become increasingly common.
A series of initiatives to reimagine areas of Minneapolis have come and gone in recent years, all of which had the same ostensible goal: to attract people to areas whose old names may no longer reflect their new reality.
The City Council wants to help local entrepreneurs thrive in Minneapolis’ most diverse neighborhoods. Less clear is how the efforts from the city will actually spur economic growth while keeping neighborhoods affordable.
The City Council’s housing policy and development committee unanimously endorsed the proposed ordinance, a move that sets up a vote by the full council next month.
The proposal — which would be the first law of its kind in the state — is a sequel to the council’s decision earlier this month to establish similar procedures for traditional employees.