The use of confidential informants by the Minneapolis Police Department is a program that operates largely in secret. The FOX 9 Investigators have learned MPD has paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to confidential informants in recent years. However, it’s unclear how effective and reliable they are.
Applications for licenses to grow and process industrial amounts of hemp in Minnesota are now open to Minnesotans, subject to restrictions.
Russian security forces raided gay clubs and bars across Moscow Friday night, less than 48 hours after the country’s top court banned what it called the “global LGBTQ+ movement” as an extremist organization.
Artist Shawn McCann, known for his chalk art and murals, has opened a free pop-up gallery at the Shops at West End in St. Louis Park. Canvas Convergence has several over-sized 3D works of art celebrating the beauty of winter. Visitors are encouraged to interact with the art, creating fun pictures perfect for the gram. The gallery is open Wednesday through Saturday from 12pm to 8pm and on Sundays from 12pm to 5pm.