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MINNEAPOLIS POLICE PROVIDE UPDATE ON STRANGER ABDUCTION

On December 6, 2014 around 3:00 pm an adult male walked up to some children playing outside of a residence on the 3100 block of James Avenue North and asked a 7 year old female if she would help him find his lost puppy.  The girl went with him and they walked south on James Avenue and out of sight. 

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CONGRESS PASSES BILL REQUIRING REPORTS OF ALL SHOOTINGS/DEATHS CAUSED BY LAW POLICE

After watching nationwide protests unfold against police brutality, members of Congress did what they have seemed incapable of doing for years: something.

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MINNESOTA THEATERS PULL ‘THE INTERVIEW’ WITH SONY’S SUPPORT

Carmike Cinemas, AMC and Regal theaters have decided to pull their showings of “The Interview” in the wake of threats against theatergoers by the Sony hackers.  

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J. COLE TALKS HIP-HOP AND POLITICS

About a week ago, J. Cole sat down with Angie Martinez to talk about who Hip-Hop is helping and who it’s hurting….is it you?  

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METRO SCHOOLS TO PARENTS: “KEEP ‘EM AT HOME TO AVOID SPREAD OF FLU”

A Twin Cities metro-area school district has an important reminder – if you’re sick, stay home.  

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“BLACK LIVES MATTER” PROTEST MALL OF AMERICA THIS SATURDAY

A group called “Black Lives Matter” is planning a major protest at the Mall of America Saturday afternoon.  The expectation is that 2,000 people will show up in an effort to disrupt what is always a huge shopping day — the Saturday before Christmas.

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DR. BERNADEIA JOHNSON RESIGNS AS MPLS SUPERINTENDENT

Minneapolis Public Schools announced that Dr. Bernadeia Johnson has submitted her resignation on Tuesday.  

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FATHER DESPERATE FOR ANSWERS TO HELP FIND MISSING DAUGHTER

Sixteen-year-old Janala Poindexter hasn’t been seen since she left her home early last Tuesday morning.

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MENTORING PROGRAM HELPS GIRLS DRESS FOR SUCCESS

Raiding a DIVA’s Closet (www.projectdivas.com) is an excellent example of communal self-empowerment, benefitting the public at large and an imperiled group in specific — girls and young women who much more often are the targets of sexist exploitation than they are recipients of a serious helping hand.

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RECYCLE YOUR STINKY/OLD/WORN OUT SHOES AT EAGAN CIVIC ARENA

Eagan is inviting residents to drop off their old and unwanted shoes this week — even the nastiest ones.

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