Bangoura and the board propose spending $1.3 million on expanded programs next year and have received a commitment from Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and the council to add an additional $1.3 million to those programs by using federal American Rescue Plan dollars.
Minneapolis police say the FBI is now assisting in the investigation of body parts found in four locations around the city this summer. The remains were all identified as belonging to 36-year-old Adam Richard Johnson.
Following the shooting of a 15-year-old near Phelps Park on Tuesday as a fourth-grade football game was wrapping up, the Twin Cities North Youth Football League made the decision to not schedule games in the city for the rest of its season.
Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco said investigators found darknet vendors were running fake laboratories in their homes to create fake pills — designed to look like prescription pain pills — that are laced with fentanyl, methamphetamine and other illegal drugs.
Voters in Minneapolis will face a lengthy ballot next Tuesday with a crowded mayor's race and several competitive city council races. However, they'll also vote on three amendments to the city charter, one of which could eliminate the Minneapolis Police Department and replace it from scratch with a new Department of Public Safety.