A new video showcasing the Minnesota city of Minneapolis highlights all the culture, creativity and community the midwest metropolis has to offer.
Jury selection began on November 30 marking the start for the manslaughter trial of ex-Minnesota cop Kim Potter for the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, during a traffic stop on April 11, 2021.
The Capri Theater celebrated its formal reopening beginning on Sunday, October 3. After being closed for two years to complete a major expansion and remodeling, the Capri welcomed guests and dignitaries as it kicked off a week of activities.
The Minneapolis City Council unanimously approved a right to counsel ordinance on October 8 that ensures legal support for low-income tenants facing eviction, a policy that will help disrupt the eviction cycles that push tenants into unsafe housing or out of housing altogether.
Minneapolis City government offices, including Minneapolis 311 and the Minneapolis Service Center at 505 Fourth Ave. S., are closed Thursday, Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day.
On September 28, the City of Minneapolis met with Environmental Pest Management (Bug Tech) to inspect commercial and residential lots in the 3700-3900 blocks of Elliot and Chicago Avenues.
Tabulation is now complete for Tuesday’s municipal election. The unofficial results for all races and all questions can be found on the Elections and Voter Services website.
Minneapolis voters rejected a proposal to replace the city’s police department with a new Department of Public Safety, according to the Associated Press.
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) awarded $2 million to redevelop 9 sites in eight different cities, including a demolition grant throughout Minnesota.
On June 25, 2021, ex-Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin was sentenced to 270 months (22.5 years) in prison for the murder of George Floyd. A ruling based on the abuse of a position of trust and authority and also “the particular cruelty shown to George Floyd.”
Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill sentenced the former Minneapolis police officer to 22 1/2 years in prison on Friday for the May 2020 killing of George Floyd.
City crews arrived at the intersection known as George Floyd Square in Minneapolis, Minnesota, just before dawn on Thursday to remove concrete barriers, artwork, flowers and other items from the memorial.
The beloved, historic theater that had enlightened residents of the Uptown area of Minneapolis with showings of independent films, foreign language pieces and screening classic midnight movies since opening in 1916, now faces eviction.