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Burglary on Mt. Curve

Never heard of Mt. Curve you say. Well you wouldn’t.  It’s a beautiful little south Minneapolis enclave in Lowry Hill with mansions that rival other more well known swanky neighborhoods like Kenwood.  It also boasts of geography (a non linear street) that tends to flummox most felons.  Until yesterday. So the folks on Mt. Curve […]

Homicide #24

We are approaching last year’s body count rather quickly. For those of you keeping score, at this point last year we had 28.   Double shooting leaves one dead   August 7, 2008 (MINNEAPOLIS) Shortly before 11 p.m. this evening, officers from the Fourth Precinct were dispatched to a shots fired call in the 2000 […]

In memory of murdered bicyclist

The last ride of Mark Loesch will be recreated in a bike/walk Wednesday night. Here’s the announcement. Mark Loesch Memorial Walk/Bike Residents of the Kingfield Neighborhood would like to honor and remember Mark Loesch.  We will retrace Mark’s last bike ride as close as we know. We will walk/bike from MLK Park to the 3700 […]

Church burglars target collection plates

This alert about church pilfering came from the crime prevention specialist Tom Thompson of the Minneapolis police 5th District: “Easter Weekend Church Burglary Alert: Over the last week, five church burglaries occurred in south Minneapolis, four of them taking place in Fifth Precinct. Three of the break-ins (Lake of the Isles Lutheran, Joyce United Methodist, […]