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U trespass policy may curb thefts on campus

October 6, 2011

For decades, University of Minnesota police have grappled with the high crime rates that come with an urban campus. For that reason, the department started cracking down on trespassers some years ago....

Student robbed at BB gun-point Friday night

October 4, 2011

Two University of Minnesota students were robbed around the University Village area within the past week, one at gunpoint. A student was robbed at gunpoint south of Essex Street Southeast while walking...

Nearly 3,000 North Memorial Patients also affected by laptop theft

September 28, 2011

In addition to the 14,000 files of Fairview Health Services patients contained on the hard drive of a stolen laptop, nearly 3,000 patients of North Memorial health system are also affected, according...

More burglaries reported on East Bank campus at three buildings

September 28, 2011

University of Minnesota police reported a string of burglaries at Akerman Hall, Lind Hall and the Mechanical Engineering building early Sunday morning. Deputy Chief Chuck Miner said the crimes may be related...

Fairview laptop with patient info is stolen

September 27, 2011

A laptop containing files of nearly 14,000 patients of Fairview Health Services was stolen from an employeeâÄôs car July 25, putting sensitive information at risk, Fairview officials said Monday. The...

Two suspects identified in on-campus burglaries

September 22, 2011

University of Minnesota police are investigating an attempted break-in at Pillsbury Hall  Saturday night âÄî the first foiled attempt after two successful burglaries. The police believe all...

Bicyclist hit on Pleasant Street

September 21, 2011

A bicyclist was struck by a Metro Transit bus near Nicholson Hall at about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to University of Minnesota police Deputy Chief Chuck Miner. The biker sustained minor injuries,...

Gopher Towing tow operator Greg Chilton backs up to park the towed car in spot Tuesday at an auto shop in NE Minneapolis.

Towing the line for 35 years

September 8, 2011

Gene Buell has been towing cars in and around University of Minnesota campus for more than 35 years. Gopher Towing has steadily built up its customer base since it opened for business, and today holds...

Two injured in fight at Library Bar

September 7, 2011

A group of men assaulted two patrons of The Library Bar and Grill in Dinkytown early Monday morning, landing one in the hospital. Kelly Walsh said he was leaving The Library Bar to finish off the night...

Mpls police team fills gap left by Metro Gang Strike Force

March 21, 2010

When the Metro Gang Strike Force suspended operations amid a financial scandal last May, the Minneapolis Police Department quickly filled the gap in enforcement by creating a new unit dedicated to curbing...

Reports of indecent exposure lead to arrest

March 9, 2010

A Minneapolis man was arrested Sunday in the Southeast Como neighborhood after University of Minnesota police responded to reports of a man exposing himself in front of an apartment building. Roger Peterson,...

Man attempts to throw bench through window

March 2, 2010

A man was arrested Sunday after attempting to throw a wrought iron bench through a window at SallyâÄôs Saloon and Eatery, according to a University of Minnesota Police Department report. Joseph...

Fan yells slur at Indiana players

February 23, 2010

An intoxicated man was arrested for disorderly conduct Saturday evening at Williams Arena. Cedric Davon Galbreath, 31, was intoxicated in the lobby of Williams Arena when University of Minnesota Police...

Man injured in Cedar-Riverside shooting

February 23, 2010

A man was shot in or near the parking lot behind Cedar Tobacco Inc. early Tuesday afternoon. Sgt. Bill Palmer, spokesman for the Minneapolis Police Department, said the victim was uncooperative with the...

New parking rules result in citation increase

February 21, 2010

The recent change in Minneapolis parking rules has led to a significant amount of ticketing in neighborhoods around the University of Minnesota. Authorities have issued about 120 tickets in the area around...

Domestic assault in Pioneer Hall

February 16, 2010

University police arrested the boyfriend of a University of Minnesota student at Pioneer Hall for fifth-degree domestic assault Friday evening. A University police department report stated that Christopher...

Two U students hospitalized after excessive drinking

February 9, 2010

Two University of Minnesota students were taken to two hospitals after drinking in excess Saturday night and early Sunday morning, according to two University of Minnesota Police Department reports. At...

Panhandling troubles local businesses

February 8, 2010

Some longtime residents and business owners around campus are accustomed to being approached by various people asking for spare change. Most of the time theyâÄôre harmless, but some people have...

U alert system to undergo changes

February 4, 2010

The University of Minnesota Police Department is currently evaluating the text message and e-mail alert system to see where improvements can be made, University police Deputy Chief Chuck Miner said Tuesday....

Student arrested for drunk driving

February 3, 2010

A driver traveling the wrong way down Fourth Street Southeast jumped over a 1-foot retaining wall into a University of Minnesota parking lot early Sunday morning, according to a University police report....

U, city target problem properties

January 28, 2010

The University of Minnesota, campus-area neighborhoods and local police departments are initiating new programs and bolstering others to reduce the number of off-campus properties in the area with numerous...

Obesity linked to high risk of stroke

January 24, 2010

Obesity has been found to increase the risk of having a stroke, according to a study led by a University of Minnesota professor. Obesity was found to cause ailments that increase the risk of stroke, such...

Enhanced police coverage leads to more alcohol-related citations

January 21, 2010

Alcohol-related offenses increased by 48 percent over 2008 numbers, according to the year-end crime statistics released by University of Minnesota police. The increase is due to enhanced police coverage...