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UMN Campus Crime Update: Assaults in Marcy-Holmes continue to climb

As the summer continues, aggravated assault numbers in Marcy-Holmes continue to climb with the temperatures. Crime rates in Cedar-Riverside are trending the opposite way, with decreases in crime across the board after spikes in auto thefts and aggravated assaults earlier this year.

UMN Campus Crime Update: Auto thefts in Cedar-Riverside continue to rise

While crime rates in Prospect Park remain low, thefts in the neighborhood have increased so far this year compared to the first half of 2018. The number of auto thefts in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood continues to grow compared to the same time frame, prompting a response by local officials.

City and business owners team up to upgrade lighting in Cedar-Riverside

Through a grant from the city of Minneapolis, the West Bank Business Association will place safety lights in lowly-lit areas on Cedar Avenue South beginning next week. Residents and business owners hope the extra lighting, along with events held by WBBA throughout the summer, will help prevent crime and promote business in the neighborhood.