Wisconsin authorities thought they could curb libidos at the state’s nude beach by closing it on weekdays, but citation data shows the move just shifted the hanky-panky to the weekends.
The two officers involved in Friday’s police-involved shooting that sent one man to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries have been identified.
In this most dismal of years — with last week’s tie possibly blowing a shot at landing the top draft pick — comes the news that, in three weeks, three Vikings have been arrested. Jerome Simpson and Erin Henderson for were booked for DWI, and AJ Jefferson for felony domestic assault.
A man remains hospitalized after being shot by police during a chase Friday evening. Investigators say he fled in a car when an officer pulled him over at around 5 p.m near Front Avenue and Marion Street. His passenger bailed during the chase and got caught.
A man is hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries after being shot by St. Paul Police after he tried to flee officers during a traffic stop on Friday evening. According to St. Paul Police, an officer stopped a vehicle just after 5 p.m. near Front Avenue and Marion Street, but the driver fled soon after. The suspect eventually slowed his vehicle and jumped out near the intersection of Front Avenue and Woodbridge Street. Officers at the scene fired their weapons at the suspect, wounding him. No officers were injured.
Just before midnight on Thanksgiving Day, St. Cloud police say they were led on a car chase that ended with a 23-year-old driver being tased and arrested on DWI and other charges.
St. Paul Police have arrested a suspect in the hit-and-run crash that left two people critically injured. Early Sunday morning, 22-year-old Nicholas Bergeland and 22-year-old Rebekka Peterson, both of St. Paul, were struck on the 1900 block of Grand Avenue.
Residents of Cold Spring will mark the one-year anniversary of the shooting death of local police officer Tom Decker with an evening candlelight vigil. The St. Cloud Times reports that city employees organized the Friday vigil at the request of Decker’s widow, Alicia.
Fargo police are searching for a man accused in an armed robbery at a south side convenience store. The incident happened at about 4 a.m. Thursday at a Stop-N-Go store on University Avenue and 27th Avenue South.
Two men attempted to kidnap a University of Minnesota student early Wednesday morning and one of the men used the victim’s own pepper spray against her, the school said in a crime alert.
Students at the University of Minnesota are taking a stand on safety. An online petition has received thousands of signatures demanding an increased police presence on and near campus.
Federal agents have arrested an elderly Wisconsin man after he allegedly threatened to shoot President Barack Obama.
A former Minnesota Vikings defensive player is accused of strangling his girlfriend in an early-morning argument that was the result of ignored text messages, according to charges filed Wednesday by the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.
Minnesota Vikings linebacker Erin Henderson is suing the state after a Nov. 19 DWI arrest, saying police didn’t have probable cause to stop him.
Police said a suspicious death in St. Paul on Tuesday has been determined a homicide and two suspects are in custody. St. Paul Police responded to the 800 block of 4th Street East in St. Paul on Tuesday on a report of a body found.
The Minneapolis Police Department released some photos from the Accent Signage office shooting last fall.
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.