abc
QUICK LINKS:

Security Enhanced at University of Minnesota

Updated: 08/27/2014 7:08 PM
Created: 08/27/2014 7:55 AM KSTP.com

University of Minnesota is stepping up security on the Twin Cities campus this year.
    
Students may notice additional police, stricter access to buildings and more discussions about safety. With the Green Line light rail now stopping at the university and increased traffic from the Minnesota Vikings games at TCF Bank Stadium, university officials expect more outsiders will be on campus.
    
Minnesota Public Radio News says the university will spend $4 million to improve security. A spike in crime in and around campus last fall had students and others concerned. There were 26 robberies in the area - a 50 percent increase over the previous year.
    
(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)


Minneapolis/St. Paul

Few Clouds
51°
70° | 50°
  • Feels like: 51° F
  • Wind: N 7mph
  • Humidity: 54%
  • Tue Mainly cloudy and rainy
    65° | 55°
  • Wed Thunderstorms
    75° | 59°
  • Thu Thunderstorms
    74° | 60°
  • Fri Partly cloudy
    76° | 58°

Video

KSTP NEWS