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Minneapolis is North America's 3rd most expensive city, says The Economist

Few would discount the notion that the cost of living in Minneapolis is rising to unpleasant levels. At the same time, few would argue that we have it worse than San Francisco, D.C., Seattle, Chicago, or Boston. But oh we do. At least according to The Economist, perhaps the leading economics magazin

CITY PAGES - 2018-03-19 15:52:34

UPDATE: Man sentenced in fatal drunken driving crash

NEW RICHMOND, Wis. (WEAU) -- The New Richmond man charged after one person died and three others were hurt in a drunken driving crash has now been sentenced. Monday, in St. Croix County Court 20-year-old Dalton Mundle was sentenced to eight years of probation and 12 month conditional jail time. He w

WEAU-TV 13 - 2018-03-19 23:12:00

Uber driver dies after north Minneapolis crash, man in custody

MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) - The Uber driver who was seriously injured Friday night in north Minneapolis has died of his injuries, police announced Monday. Abdishakur Sandiko, 48, had a passenger in his car while driving on Plymouth Avenue North in Minneapolis when he was hit by an SUV driver speeding south

FOX9.COM - 2018-03-20 00:38:00

Minneapolis Woman Sentenced on Tax Fraud

She was sentenced Monday to 34 months in prison, but that was stayed pending her completion of five years probation. She will also complete a year in the Hennepin County Workhouse. Investigators allege Hester, 70, swindled the state of Minnesota out of $1.4 million in revenue while acting as a tax p

KSTP - 2018-03-19 21:37:00

Driver killed in rollover on I-94

ST. PAUL, Minn. - A Newport, Minnesota man was killed when he rolled his truck merging onto Interstate 94 from Highway 280. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the Dodge Dakota pickup truck was headed south on 280 and exited to eastbound I-94 at about 3:18 a.m. Sunday. Near the bottom of the ra

KARE - 2018-03-18 21:03:00

Juut stylist charged with groping client

MINNEAPOLIS - A hair stylist at a downtown Minneapolis salon has been charged after his client told police she was groped during her haircut. According to the criminal complaint, 30-year-old Vincent Sechi, of Bloomington, allegedly groped a woman during her visit to the Juut Salon on Nicollet Mall

KARE - 2018-03-19 19:00:00

Police: Drunk with no license runs light, critically injures Uber driver in N. Minneapolis

A suspected drunken motorist who had his license revoked is in jail after running a red light at a north Minneapolis intersection and hitting and critically injuring an Uber driver, authorities said. Ahmed A. Sandiko, 48, of Minneapolis, remains hospitalized Sunday in critical condition at Hennepin

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-03-18 13:33:00

Speed Limit Lowered On Washington County Highway

WASHINGTON COUNTY, MN - Motorists will encounter flaggers and a reduced speed limit as crews relocate utilities beneath Highway 95 between Bailey Road and 70th Street. Crews had to temporarily lower the speed limit to 45 mph in the work area due to "excessive speeding," according to the Minnesota De

PATCH - 2018-03-19 13:47:00

MISSING: Woman last seen leaving Walmart in Cambridge, Minn.

CAMBRIDGE, Minn. (KMSP) - Police in Cambridge, Minnesota, are asking for help finding 19-year-old Teagan Grass of Isanti. According to a release, Grass walked away from the Walmart in Cambridge around 4 p.m. on Friday and headed in an unknown direction. Authorities are concerned for her safety. Gras


Man dies after shooting in South Minneapolis Friday night

(KMSP) - A man died Friday night after he was dropped off at the hospital, and police believe his death is connected to a shooting in south Minneapolis. Around 10:30 p.m., officers responded to a report of a possible shooting in the area of 43rd St. E and 1st Avenue South. They were unable to locate


Kidnapping, sex trafficking charges lead from Treasure Island hotel room

An arrest warrant was issued for a Rosemount man earlier in March following an investigation of criminal activity at Treasure Island Resort & Casino in October of 2017. Thomas Lee Kirven, 29, was taken into custody March 7 on felony charges of kidnapping, first-degree sex trafficking, cause or permi


ID'd: Teen shot dead in Minneapolis late at night

Authorities on Sunday identified the person shot and killed late Friday in Minneapolis as an 18-year-old from St. Paul. Norea S. Wilford was shot in the chest near E. 43rd Street and 1st Avenue S. and died at Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC), according to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner's

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-03-18 14:53:00

Man dies after being pulled from fire at Mpls. home

Minneapolis recorded its first fatal fire of the year on Saturday night. MINNEAPOLIS - A man pulled from a fire at a Minneapolis home on Saturday night has died. Firefighters were called to the home on the 1100 block of 23rd Ave. N. around 6:15 p.m. on a report of a fire. When they arrived, they f


North Mpls. crash knocks out power, injures 3

Three people were injured, one of them critically. MINNEAPOLIS - Police say a crash that knocked out power to part of north Minneapolis also left three people injured. According to Minneapolis police, a passenger car and an SUV collided in the intersection of Plymouth Avenue North and Lyndale Aven


Hugo man sentenced to 26 years for raping woman with disabilities

A man found guilty of repeatedly raping and abusing a Hugo woman who has developmental disabilities has been sentenced in Washington County District Court to 26 years in prison.Omar A. Muhammad (Courtesy of the Washington County sheriff's office) Judge Greg Galler sentenced Omar Muhammad, 21, of Hug


New Richmond Police: Police dispatched; traffic crashes

Dispatched An officer was dispatched to the 700 block of Sharron Avenue for an emergency detention complaint at 9:59 a.m. Friday, Feb. 23. An officer was dispatched to the 100 block of West Third Street for a welfare check at 11:14 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22. An officer was dispatched to the 600 bloc


1 critically injured in north Minneapolis crash that caused power outage

MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) - One person is critically injured after a crash in north Minneapolis Friday night. Police responded to the crash around 9:25 p.m. at Plymouth Avenue North and Lyndale Avenue North where three people were injured. According to police, a car was heading east Plymouth Ave. and an SU


Stillwater revitalized after bridge closing

Construction continues on Lora hotel on the south end of Main Street in Stillwater on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. The closing of an old two-lane lift bridge has helped spark a rebirth in eastern Minnesota. Stillwater leaders tell The Pioneer Press that a wave of young investors, hoteliers and restaura


One dead in northeast Minneapolis house fire

A man died from injuries suffered in a house fire Saturday in northeast Minneapolis, the city's first fire fatality of 2018. Minneapolis Fire Department crews responded to a fire at 1124 23rd Av. NE. around 6:15 p.m. The fire, which was contained to the first floor, was extinguished within about 20


These Are The 10 Worst Minneapolis Neighborhoods For 2018

Minneapolis's neighborhoods conjure up too many stereotypes to count. You've got hipster areas, preppy places, neighborhoods where college kids thrive, and of course, ghettos. It seems as if there's a neighborhood for everyone in Minneapolis. And while the city consistently ranks as one of the best