The FBI and Brooklyn Park Police are looking for a man who robbed a U.S. Bank by gunpoint Thursday afternoon. Police say a man with a black handgun walked into the bank located on 7600 Broadway Ave. at 1:30 p.m. and ordered everyone to get on the ground. He left with an undisclosed amount of cash and fled westbound on 76th Avenue in a gray or silver GMC Yukon or Cadillac Escalade.
An arbitrator has found that Minnesota State University, Mankato, had no grounds to fire head football coach Todd Hoffner last May and has ordered that the university immediately reinstate him, an attorney for the coach confirmed Thursday.
A former fire chief from northeastern Minnesota has been sentenced for setting fires in Superior National Forest.
Prosecutors have reached a plea deal with a former bookkeeper accused of embezzling $700,000 from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America synod in northwestern Minnesota. The agreement calls for Robert Larson of Wolverton to serve four years in prison and to pay back the stolen money.
Authorities said a man suspected of at least two robberies in the St. Cloud area was arrested Wednesday afternoon. Waite Park Police and local FBI agents executed a search warrant at about 2:30 p.m. at a residence on the 1400 block of Westwind Road in St. Cloud.
The Willmar teenager who pleaded guilty to killing his friend’s grandmother has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. Brok Junkermeier, 19, admitted to choking and then stabbing Lila Warwick at her home on July 29, 2013. He had hatched a plan with her grandson to steal her money. He described his actions in court last week. He said after he forced her to write a check to him, he strangled her for 20 minutes. After that, he got a dagger and started stabbing her because, as he confessed, “I didn’t think she was dead.”
A St. Paul teen was sentenced Wednesday to more than 23 years in prison for the shooting death of a West St. Paul man in January of 2013, according to the Dakota County Attorney’s office. Donovan Michael Diego, 19, was convicted of second-degree intentional murder in connection with the death of 31-year-old David-Reyes-Galvan on January 11, 2013. Diego, who was 16 at the time of the crime, were indicted by a Dakota County grand jury last October alongside Cristino Andres Rosario and Malik Jamal Alize Farmer.
A 17-year-old boy who was sentenced to more than 16 years in prison for his role in the brutal beating of a St. Paul man has now been charged with assaulting a corrections officer.
A 24-year-old woman has been charged in connection to the 40-mile high-speed police chase that began in Minneapolis and ended in Jordan, Minn. Monday, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced.
A 29-year-old man was taken into custody Wednesday morning in connection with the stabbing of another man and the alleged assault of a 2-year-old child, police said. The Jordan Police Department was called to a stabbing at about 11 p.m. Monday on the 100 block of West Third Street.
A Minnesota medical examiner has identified the body of a missing Iowa woman found in a rural area near Minneapolis over the weekend.
The Carver County sheriff’s office says the bodies of a man and a woman have been found in a home in Waconia Township. Sheriff Jim Olson says no suspects are being sought, and there is no danger to the public.
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Dante Cunningham says his two arrests in three days stemming from a domestic dispute with his girlfriend “have unintentionally placed my teammates and the organization in a challenging position.”
A warrant has been issued after a man allegedly punched a 2-year-old child in the face and attacked another man with a knife in Jordan, Minn., according to police.
The state Senate passed a bill Tuesday allowing first responders to administer a heroin antidote, called Narcan, in the case of an overdose, and immunity for people who call 911.
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.