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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

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

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

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

1 of 3 pleads guilty in shooting death of teen mom in Wright County park

A guilty plea has been made by one of three suspects charged in the death of a 19-year-old woman who was driven to a Wright County Park in the middle of the night, shot in the back of the head, and left to die. Justin M. Jensen, 30, of Maple Lake, pleaded guilty Friday in Wright County District Cour

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-03-19 17:19:00

Driver Injured In Power Outage-Causing Crash Dies

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - A person who was critically injured in a crash Friday night in North Minneapolis has died. The crash at Lyndale and Plymouth Avenues just before 9:30 p.m. Friday briefly caused a power outage in the area when one of the vehicles crashed into an electrical box nearby. Police say

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-19 19:04:14

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 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


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


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


Top Transactions: Former Culpepper home hits market for $1.4M

This six-bedroom, six-bath, 6,772-square-foot home at 18800 Melrose Chase in Eden Prairie has hit the market for $1.395 million, complete with an updated interior and a location on the 14th hole of Bearpath Golf & Country Club. (Submitted photo: Spacecrafting) Enter your user name and password in t


Man Charged with Attempted Murder in Connection to North Minneapolis Shooting

A Minneapolis man faces multiple charges after authorities say he shot at another man from a Metro Transit bus in north Minneapolis. A criminal complaint states that Donta Davon Walton faces one count of attempted-first degree murder, one count of attempted second-degree murder, one count of first-d


South St. Paul residents file class-action lawsuit against animal rendering plant

Two South St. Paul residents have filed what they hope will be a class-action lawsuit in federal court against animal renderer Sanimax, seeking damages for years of "noxious odors" they say continue to emanate from the company's processing plant. The plaintiffs also want Sanimax to "significantly re


One man hospitalized after house fire in NE Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) - One man has been hospitalized after firefighters found him in a house fire in northeast Minneapolis. According to the Minneapolis Fire Department, the fire was reported just before 8:00 p.m. on the 1100 block of 23rd Avenue Northeast. While searching the house, firefighters fo


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Inmate charged with assaulting deputy

HASTINGS, Minn. - An inmate at the Dakota County Jail is charged with assault after he repeatedly punched a correctional deputy in the face. According to criminal charges, Aziz Holmes, 23, of Brooklyn Center, was being escorted from the shower back to his cell at the jail on March 3, when he sudden


Man gets 20 years for killing food truck mechanic in north Minneapolis

A 32-year-old man has been sentenced to more than 20 years for killing a mechanic working on a food truck in north Minneapolis over a $600 debt. Henry Cousins, of Minneapolis, was sentenced Tuesday in Hennepin County District Court in connection with the Nov. 6 shooting of 26-year-old David R. Ryman


One in critical condition after semi crash on South Broadway

Around 4:10 this morning, emergency crews were called to a 2 vehicle crash at South Broadway and 16th Street Southwest. Around 4:10 this morning, emergency crews were called to a 2 vehicle crash at South Broadway and 16th Street Southwest. Throughout his speech, Governor Dayton made it clear that le