A man who admitted he lied before a grand jury investigating why young Somali men were leaving Minnesota to join a terrorist group in their homeland has been sentenced to two years in prison. Adarus Abdulle Ali pleaded guilty in 2009 to one count of perjury.
A new tip has led police to reopen one of the Twin Cities’ most notorious unsolved murder cases: Anne Barber Dunlap, who was a successful young executive at Pillsbury found murdered in the trunk of her car at a Kmart parking lot in 1996.
There are still a lot of questions after Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau held a press conference on last Friday’s deadly events in Uptown.
A 51-year-old Cottage Grove man pleaded guilty Wednesday to stealing more than $670,000 from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, his former employer.
The trial of a man accused in the death of his 30-year-old wife has been delayed until July. Kira Steger Trevino’s 39-year-old husband, Jeffery Trevino, appeared in court on Wednesday. He appeared expressionless, not once glancing out at the courtroom observers.
Saying they could save hundreds of lives every year, the nation’s highway safety advocates want states to reduce the legal blood alcohol limit for driving by 35 percent — from 0.08 to 0.05.
WCCO-TV has learned that a key piece of evidence in the Jacob Wetterling abduction was never saved.
Two men who left Minnesota to join the terrorist group al-Shabab in Somalia were sentenced to three years in federal prison Tuesday, getting reduced sentences for their cooperation with the government’s investigation into what has been called one of the largest efforts to recruit U.S. fighters into a foreign terror group.
New details have been released in the death of a 30-year-old St. Paul woman who was last seen on Feb. 21 before being found in the Mississippi River last week.
A 52-year-old Minneapolis man has been charged with allegedly shooting and killing a 23-year-old man all while four young children watched, the Hennepin County Attorey’s Office announced Tuesday.
Nearly a year-and-a half has passed since a stray bullet went through a Minneapolis home and killed a 3-year-old boy. There have been no arrests made in the death of Terrell Mayes. But the reward for information just got a lot bigger Tuesday to in hopes of finding the person responsible.
A California man was indicted Tuesday in federal court for allegedly distributing crack cocaine and marijuana in Minnesota.
Washington County sheriff’s deputies found a body in the St. Croix River Tuesday that appeared, authorities said, to have been on the water for a long time.
The mother of a 7-year-old boy has been charged after police say she burned her son’s face with an iron.
A former personal care attendant has been sentenced for stealing the identity of a minor in her care, the United States Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.
The FBI have released photos of the Boston Marathon attack suspects.
Police are investigating a Thursday evening shooting in the Bryn Mawr neighborhood of Minneapolis.
Prosecutors have charged 20 people in connection with a methamphetamine ring that was based in the Twin Cities. Officials say some of the suspects had connections to the La Familia Michoacana Mexican drug cartel.
Five players on Rochester’s professional lacrosse team have been charged in connection with a brawl at a Minnesota restaurant involving more than two dozen people.
Long-time WCCO-TV reporter, Caroline Lowe, is leaving after being on the crime beat for WCCO-TV since 1977. This year marked her 35th year with the station. Take a look back.
A number of celebrities have either admitted to smoking marijuana, been caught smoking pot, or in a few select cases openly endorse the act of lighting up a spliff. Here are some of the most famous cannabis users.
Four suspects have been added to Hennepin County’s Top Ten Most Wanted List. Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek is asking the public for information that will help lead to their arrests. To provide tips, please contact your local law enforcement agency or call the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office tip line, 1-888-988-TIPS or 1-800-222-TIPS.