Saint Paul "Bridge Fund" to help families, small business during COVID-19 outbreak

Saint Paul is rolling out a new program to help people struggling during the pandemic. Mayor Melvin Carter is proposing a nearly $4 million Bridge Fund - offering assistance to low-income families and small businesses. Mayor Carter joined the FOX 9 Morning News to talk about how the fund will work and how the city is responding to the COVID-19 crisis.

'Not true!' Frey, House Republicans tussle over Twin Cities crime

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey accused House Republicans of playing politics with proposals aimed at crime in the Twin Cities, after GOP members said Monday they were scared to take public transit and painted city officials as disinterested in the issue.

Mayor Carter calls for transparency following video of 13-year-old's arrest

A widely viewed video on social media showing the arrest of a 13-year-old girl in St. Paul is causing quite a stir. In a press conference Thursday, St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter further explained his call for an internal investigation, but warns of not rushing to judgement of the police or the girl.

St. Paul mayor calls for investigation into the arrest of 13-year-old girl

The St. Paul mayor is calling for a formal investigation into the arrest of a 13-year-old girl after video of the incident was shared on social media. The video, which has now been taken down from Facebook, showed several St. Paul police officers arresting a girl, who was lying on the ground.