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MPD Creates New Chaplain Program

The Minneapolis Police Department is enlisting the help of local religious and spiritual leaders to help with communication between the community and police.

Police Chief Janeé Harteau announced the police department's new community chaplain program Thursday.

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Rogers First Responders Bring in Most Blood Donors During 'Battle of the Badges'

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Law enforcement personnel and firefighters from around the Twin Cities metro competed in the Memorial Blood Centers’ Battle of the Badges back in August to round up the most participants for a community blood drive, and now the results are in.

Calls for More Recruitment, Hiring of Minority Police Officers in Mpls.

Renewed questions are surfacing about what Minneapolis city leaders are doing to close the diversity gap in public safety.

Right now, the Minneapolis Police Department has 807 officers. The majority of them, 79 percent, are white. Only 9 percent are black. Even fewer are Asian, Hispanic and Native American.

Police: Minneapolis Murder Suspect Found Hiding, Arrested

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Minneapolis police have made an arrest in a deadly stabbing that happened last week.

On Wednesday, police arrested and booked Quanan Machacek, 26, into the Hennepin County Jail on first-degree murder for the death of 25-year-old Cody Lee Rasche. He is being held on $2 million bond.

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Vikings' Motives for Doing 'the Right Thing' Questioned

Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf, right, speaks as executive vice president & general manager Rick Spielman, left, owner/chairman Mark Wilf, second from left, and executive vice president legal affairs Kevin Warren listen during a news conference. - Photo: AP/Ann Heisenfelt

When the Minnesota Vikings announced Wednesday morning they had 'made a mistake' on Monday in bringing back Adrian Peterson following his indictment on a felony child abuse charge in Texas, did they really make the right decision?

Mpls. Committee Votes to Expand In-Person Absentee Voting Hours

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Minneapolis voters now have more options when it comes to the way they vote in November.

The city council’s Elections and Rules committee voted Wednesday to approve expanding hours for in-person absentee voting.

Police: 2 North Minneapolis Shootings are Connected

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Police say two shootings that left one teen dead and two injured in north Minneapolis were related.