Friday, October 24, 2014

UPDATE: You've Come a Long Way, Baby Isaac! Babies and bullets should never mix but when they do, we all hold our breath. Corporate America was talking about THIS baby...

                         Baby Isaac Early showing off his new glasses.

Blog post By Jordan North

In September of 2013 the Minneapolis facebook and crime pages were all a flutter with the news that a 2-month-old baby had been shot in the head, on 2400 Emerson Ave North... 

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Last Photo Of Baby Egypt Bell, Taken September 29 At 7:35 PM Before Child Died Of (This Blogger Is Being Told By Source) "Positional Asphyxiation"

Contributed photo, blog post by John Hoff

A source with detailed information about the death of baby Egypt Bell has contacted Johnny Northside blog and urged me to publish their info. It is fair to say the source loved this baby and is angry about her death and wants the public to care deeply about what happened to this child. 

After a great deal of making sure the information comes from a valid source, I am now convinced the source is legitimate, sincere and informed. 

However, I am still trying to get more key information confirmed before publishing "the whole shebang." I do have a number of relevant pictures, including the one above, which is most likely the last photo taken of Egypt Bell before her death. 

Currently pressed for time as well as trying to confirm info, I will just get the most important fact in front of my readership, then follow up later. 

Of course, I hope publishing something on my blog miraculously reinvigorates the interest of mainstream media. You see, I think this child's death is a much bigger story than a neighborhood blog but my premise (perhaps faulty) is that mainstream media should care about the deep and gritty details of why people suddenly and tragically die in North Minneapolis with such awful frequency. 


Here's why the child is dead, according to what I'm being told...

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Members Of North Minneapolis Neighborhood Revitalization Movement Excited, Hopeful Over Appeals Court Ruling On Rental Housing Limits...

Stock photo, blog post by John Hoff

Click here to read the Minnesota Court of Appeals opinion about rental housing limits in the City of Winona. 

Word is going around of meetings and discussions in our city government about possible limits on rental housing in North Minneapolis, something home owners in our troubled neighborhood have asked for, lobbied for, BEGGED FOR the last couple decades. For the longest time, it seemed impossible because...

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Ashley Elizabeth Osterloh, Named By Prosecutors In Bizarre "Drug Debt Kidnapping" Incident In North Minneapolis, Now Sits In Jail For Alleged Probation Violation...

Anoka County Mugshot, therefore public domain, blog post
by John Hoff

Ashley Elizabeth Osterloh, who was named by prosecutors in a criminal complaint that described a bizarre kidnapping over a drug debt, (click here for previous story) today is sitting in the Anoka County jail over an alleged probation violation. 

A reader drew this matter to my attention and generally...