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One Two Three Sushi in Dinkytown to close

August 1, 2018

Dinkytown’s One Two Three Sushi is permanently closing after Tuesday, according to restaurant management. The owners decided to close down the Dinkytown location on 14th Ave. SE. to focus on their other...

Jess Pilarski and Jesse Justice's car is let go after it was attempted to be towed outside Subway in Dinkytown.

Tow trucks link to rise in Marcy-Holmes auto thefts

July 31, 2018

The Minneapolis Police Department is wary of a recent spike in auto thefts in Marcy-Holmes, which officers believe are the result of criminals utilizing tow trucks. Officers suspect auto thieves are using...

Multiple thefts reported around campus

July 31, 2018

The Minneapolis Police Department responded to multiple reports of burglary and theft in an otherwise quiet week for crime around campus. Officers responded to a theft report that occurred Thursday around...

Jersey Mike’s Subs on 509 14th Ave SE in 2017.

Dinkytown Jersey Mike’s to be relocated

July 27, 2018

Jersey Mike’s Subs in Dinkytown is permanently closed as of July 22, according to a notice posted by restaurant management. The sandwich shop is the latest to close in the unstable Dinkytown market...

A bike with its wheels stolen sits locked outside of Coffman Memorial Union.

UMN bike thefts down almost 33 percent

July 19, 2018

The success of University of Minnesota Police Department “bait bikes” has led to arrests of repeat criminals and follows a trend of decreased bike thefts.    Since the implementation of bait...

University President Eric Kaler fields questions after stepping down as president one year before his term is scheduled to end on July 13, 2018 at McNamara Alumni Center.

Faculty members across UMN system respond to Kaler’s announcement

July 18, 2018

University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler’s early resignation announcement has garnered mixed reactions from faculty and staff across system campuses.  On Friday, Kaler announced he will step...

A 21-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint on the 1800 block of Como Avenue SE at 7 a.m. on Thursday.

Three burglaries reported around UMN campus in the past week

July 17, 2018

The Minneapolis Police Department responded to three burglaries near the University of Minnesota campus this week, as well as two robberies and a narcotics violation. These reports follow the department’s...

Minneapolis police posted signs along Como Avenue SE urging people to lock their doors and keep lights on because of an uptick in burglaries in the area.

Crime Alert signs aim to reduce high number of Como burglaries

July 6, 2018

Neon yellow Crime Alert signs around Southeast Como are a new community outreach tactic by the Minneapolis Police Department to combat the high rate of burglaries in the area. MPD Crime Prevention Specialist...

Minneapolis Police drive downtown on Tuesday, June 26.

Two suspects arrested for robbery at Dinkytown liquor store

July 4, 2018

The Minneapolis Police Department and the University of Minnesota Police Department had a busy week responding to various reports of violent and property crimes around the University and surrounding neighborhoods. Multiple...

A 21-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint on the 1800 block of Como Avenue SE at 7 a.m. on Thursday.

Man robbed at gunpoint in Como

June 21, 2018

The Minneapolis Police Department and the University of Minnesota Police Department responded to several crime reports around the University this past week, including burglaries, thefts and a robbery at...

A police car patrols University Avenue near TCF Bank Stadium on Tuesday, May 29, 2018.

MPD, UMPD implement contemporary records system

June 15, 2018

The Minneapolis Police Department and University of Minnesota Police Department implemented a new police records management system earlier this month, replacing their previous system which had been in...

A car drives past the intersection of 8th Street and 14th Avenue Southeast on Monday, June 4 in Dinkytown.

More than $5,600 worth of electronics stolen from car in Dinkytown

June 5, 2018

The Minneapolis Police Department and the University of Minnesota Police Department were busy this past week with several reports of theft and other crimes afflicting campus and its surrounding neighborhoods. More...

Firefighters put out flames at Bunge Tower on Friday, June 1, 2018 in the Southeast Como neighborhood.

Fire in Southeast Como’s Bunge Tower

June 1, 2018

The Bunge Tower in Southeast Como caught on fire late Friday morning, according to the Minneapolis Fire Department. The fire was contained within the tower located on 1200 SE. Brook Ave. and was put out...

Rashad Bowman, 46, pokes his head out the sixth floor window at 11:40 a.m. after police fired gas into a room at the Graduate Hotel. 

Man involved in Graduate Hotel standoff facing new charges

May 31, 2018

The man involved in the 38-hour standoff at the Graduate Hotel on the University of Minnesota campus in January is facing new felony charges after his previous charges were dropped due to lack of evidence.  Lincoln...

A police car patrols University Avenue near TCF Bank Stadium on Tuesday, May 29, 2018.

Officials propose increase in area police staffing

May 30, 2018

Neighborhoods surrounding the University of Minnesota could see an increase in police presence after Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and Minneapolis Police Department Chief Medaria Arradondo proposed increasing...

A view of WaHu apartments on Jan. 15, 2017.

The Marshall, Venue among off-campus apartments with most police calls

April 30, 2018

The Marshall, Venue at Dinkytown and WaHu Student Apartments received more police calls in 2017 than other large off-campus apartment complexes, according to Minneapolis Police Department data obtained...

Lil Yachty performs at Spring Jam on April 21, 2018 in Stadium Village.

MPD and UMPD respond to multiple incidents of crime during Spring Jam

April 26, 2018

Hundreds of attendees enjoyed the onset of warm weather at the University of Minnesota’s annual Spring Jam festival Saturday.  With the influx of festival-goers around campus, the University of...

MSA members and city officials discuss campus safety during late-night walk

April 20, 2018

The street lamps down 14th Avenue Southeast were barely bright enough to see Austin Kraft eagerly discuss campus safety. Kraft, the infrastructure committee director for the Minnesota Student Association,...

Sixth Street SE as seen on Monday, April 16.

Burglary reported at apartment on 6th Street

April 17, 2018

The Minneapolis Police Department responded to burglaries in neighborhoods around the University of Minnesota last week, along with several thefts and car damages. A burglary occurred at an apartment building...

Parked cars along 12th Avenue Southeast in the Marcy Holmes Neighborhood. Auto thefts in Marcy-Holmes are up 38 percent from last year.

Auto thefts up 38 percent in neighborhoods around University of Minnesota

April 11, 2018

The never-ending Minnesota winter seems to be affecting more than students’ motivation levels. Auto thefts near the University of Minnesota are on the rise, according to police reports.  The Minneapolis...

The Minneapolis Police Department responded to a call of a house burglary at Phi Sigma Kappa’s fraternity house early Saturday morning.

Burglary reported at University of Minnesota fraternity house

April 3, 2018

The Minneapolis Police Department responded to several thefts near campus last week, while the University of Minnesota Police Department recorded few incidents of crime. MPD responded to a call of a house...

A group plays a game of pick-up basketball at Holmes Park located in the Marcy-Holmes neighborhood of Minneapolis on June 22, 2016.

Police brief Marcy-Holmes residents on uptick in crime

March 23, 2018

Officers from the Minneapolis Police Department held a public safety meeting Wednesday night to address Marcy-Holmes residents about a recent uptick in crime near the University of Minnesota. Minneapolis’...