A woman convicted of luring two men into a brutal knife assault in Fridley last summer was sentenced Wednesday to almost 15 years in prison. Tiffani Marie Ivy pleaded guilty to two counts of aiding and abetting first-degree assault.
A federal judge is closer to deciding if it’s constitutional to keep Minnesota sex offenders in custody indefinitely. Only three offenders have been released from treatment.
A 36-year-old man is in custody after a brief standoff with police in northeast Minneapolis late Wednesday morning. Police say the former girlfriend of Major James Moore called 911 just before 11:30 a.m. to report that he was standing outside of her residence with a weapon.
Two men are accused of possessing and selling high-grade marijuana after having it transported from California to Minnesota, according to charges filed Wednesday in Hennepin County Court.
A Minneapolis teenager has pleaded guilty to 11 counts of armed robbery and assault in connection to crime spree in Minneapolis and Edina, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday.
A 57-year-old Plymouth woman is accused of stealing a vehicle from a Farmington auto dealership last November after leaving her own vehicle there, according to charges filed by the Dakota County Attorney’s Office.
A Maplewood man is being held on $1.5 million bail in the death of his girlfriend’s 1-year-old daughter. Thirty-five-year-old Leb Mike Meak appeared in Ramsey County District Court Tuesday on a charge of second-degree murder.
A 25-year-old man faces murder charges in connection to the stabbing death of a 35-year-old Redby woman, who was found in a pool of blood in a Bemidji street Friday night. The Beltrami County Attorney’s office says Brian Keith Jourdain, of Bemidji, was charged Tuesday with two counts of second-degree murder.
A 27-year-old Eveleth man faces third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter charges in connection with the synthetic drug-related death of a Duluth woman in 2013. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s office says Bryan Joseph Hodapp is accused of supplying 21-year-old Leann Wicklund with the substance called 25I-NBOMe, a psychedelic synthetic drug, on Aug. 30, 2013.
A 60-day jail sentence for a Maple Grove city councilwoman who pleaded guilty to stealing thousands of dollars from her dying father has been judged too lenient by the Minnesota Court of Appeals.
Two men were arrested Monday after about 200 pounds of marijuana was seized in Plymouth, according to police. The Plymouth Police Department was notified by authorities in South Dakota of a large shipment of marijuana coming to the area.
A Burnsville couple faces multiple tax-related felonies after they allegedly ran a business without a sales tax permit and failed to file taxes, according to the Minnesota Department of Revenue.
A 52-year-old man arrested for possession and distribution of child pornography died late last month, according to police. The Plymouth Police Department said the man, identified as Jeffrey Todd Miller, was a teacher and coach in the Wayzata School District.
A federal judge has rejected a motion to strike testimony from four court-appointed experts who’ve said at least some of the more than 700 people civilly committed to the Minnesota Sex Offender Program should be released.
Jacob Wetterling’s family would be celebrating his 37th birthday on Tuesday. Months after his abduction, a foundation was created to help families of missing or exploited children. Along with Jacob’s birthday, that foundation will celebrate its 25th anniversary on Tuesday.
Three separate incidents of sexual misconduct occurred within two hours of each other, just outside of the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus Monday afternoon. According to a crime alert from the University, the victims in all three instances were walking on the sidewalk when the suspect approached them from behind and groped them.
Police arrested 31-year-old Joseph Burrell in November for two felony counts of drug possession. It turns out what appeared to be an illegal substance were really just vitamins.
A Farmington mother said her boyfriend had quietly turned into a monster. Police charged the mother’s boyfriend, 35-year-old Mike Meak, with second-degree murder.
A southeastern Wisconsin judge will decide whether there’s enough evidence to send to trial two girls accused of nearly killing a classmate to please a fantasy character called Slender Man.
Sheriff’s officials say the death of a state prison inmate in Columbia County is a homicide. Authorities said Monday an autopsy shows 40-year-old Jerome Scott died by ligature strangulation at the Columbia Correctional Institution. Investigators say Scott’s cellmate is accused of killing him Feb. 12.
A Fargo man is accused of falling asleep and smothering his 2-month-old daughter after a night of drinking last summer.
A Mankato man was jailed for months while he waited for the state crime lab to process suspected drugs that turned out to be vitamins. Joseph Burrell was arrested in November and charged with two felony counts of drug possession. His bail was set at $250,000. The 31-year-old Burrell says he’s not happy it took so long for the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension to process the evidence.
Two girls accused of stabbing a classmate in a southeastern Wisconsin park to please a fantasy character called Slender Man will find out this week whether they will be tried on attempted homicide charges.
Officials believe terror groups are still here, recruiting in Minnesota. A delegation from the state will travel to Washington next week to be part of a summit on countering violent extremism. The goal is to find ways to engage at-risk communities and to stop extremists from recruiting for terror groups.
The Maplewood Police Chief says it’s one of the worst cases of child abuse, he’s seen. The suspect, 35-year-old Leb Meak is charged with second degree murder in the death of his girlfriend’s 18-month-old girl. Police found the child, not breathing, in Meak’s home Thursday.
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.