A Minneapolis man who pleaded guilty to fatally shooting his ex-boyfriend and business partner at an Arden Hills gas station last summer is now charged with armed bank robbery. Lyle “Ty” Hoffman was sentenced earlier this year to more than 25 years in state prison for the Aug. 11 death of 48-year-old Kelly Phillips, an attorney for medical device maker Boston Scientific.
A 30-year-old woman faces three counts of criminal vehicular operation in connection with a hit-and-run that critically injured a young mother in March. Charges have been filed against Danielle Dennay Sivels, of St. Paul. Investigators accuse her of causing the March 16 crash at the intersection of 6th Street and Cypress Street on the east side of St. Paul.
Police arrested a man Friday who they say is responsible for shooting a 22-year-old mother and her 15-month-old daughter in a south Minneapolis park Thursday afternoon. The shooting comes as violent crime is going up in the city of Minneapolis.
Security is being boosted at the new Vikings stadium after a photographer gained access to the under-construction building. Photographer Scott Heins published photos and an accompanying essay Wednesday on Deadspin.com.
One of two Wisconsin girls accused of trying to kill a classmate to please a fictitious horror character has schizophrenia that is getting worse and intervention is the best way to mitigate the symptoms, a psychiatrist testified Thursday.
An intense manhunt was underway Thursday for a young white man who joined a prayer meeting and then opened fire inside a historic black church in downtown Charleston, killing nine people, including the pastor. Authorities called it a hate crime.
Minneapolis police are investigating a shooting which injured one man late Thursday afternoon. The victim was shot near the 2800 block of Bryant Avenue North just before 5 p.m., according to police.
The number of murders is on the rise in Minneapolis for the first time in three years, and overall violent crime is seeing an increase too. The latest statistics for the first half of the year has the murder rate up nearly 50 percent over this time last year.
Allegations of child abuse have surfaced against the man charged with killing his son.
Minnesota’s sex offender treatment program is getting sharp scrutiny after a federal judge ruled it unconstitutional. It turns out that Minnesota locks up more dangerous sex offenders than almost anywhere else.
Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges is calling the shooting of a mother and 15-month-old child in south Minneapolis Thursday afternoon “unthinkable.”
The suspect in a Burnsville stabbing has been arrested in Indiana after a brief standoff that ended peacefully early Thursday morning, according to Indiana officials.
Nearly $355,000 in back wages have been recovered for 25 workers of a Mexican food restaurant in Mankato, the U.S. Labor Department announced Thursday.
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s office has identified the man killed Tuesday night in a drive-by shooting in Minneapolis. Eric Darvell Ferguson, 22, died at North Memorial Medical Center Tuesday evening after being shot several times in front yard of a home on the 3900 block of Fremont Avenue North.
The St. Paul Police Department is looking for a suspect who allegedly walked out of a Wal-Mart store with a large television.
A man was arrested in St. Cloud early Thursday morning under suspicion of breaking into a Victoria’s Secret store in the Crossroads Mall, and police believe another person got away.
Investigators say cloning credit cards is one of the most lucrative crimes in America right now. And on Wednesday two people connected to an elaborate cloning operation in Minnesota are behind bars.
The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office began a warrant sweep Wednesday focused on domestic violence. Among the individuals with active warrants, officials are seeing two offenders who are high on the county’s list to find. Manuel Mateo Lopez and Theodore John Stonich II were added to the Hennepin County’s Most Wanted List.
Residents have reported receiving phone calls from males and females from a number that matches the Minneapolis Police Department’s Fifth Precinct on caller ID. Authorities say the caller identifies themselves as being with the IRS and that the Minneapolis Police Department is going to “put them behind bars.”
A 23-year-old Robbinsdale man driving an armored car is accused of stealing nearly $3,400 in cash from ATM machines during pick-ups, according to charges filed Wednesday in Dakota County Court.
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Minnesota’s sex offender treatment program is unconstitutional, saying it violates the “fundamental rights” of more than 700 people locked up indefinitely after completing their prison sentences.
The attorney for one of the two Wisconsin girls charged with trying to kill a classmate to please a fictitious horror character will try to convince a judge that the child’s case belongs in juvenile court.
An inmate who escaped from the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Stillwater last Friday morning has been located and taken into custody, according to the Minnesota Department of Corrections.
They are often unseen and move behind the scenes, working to keep us safe. The U.S. Marshals Service is the oldest federal law enforcement agency. Its main mission is to protect the federal court system. But the most visible part of the job includes hunting fugitives, killers and violent offenders.
A federal judge is scheduled to rule Wednesday on the constitutionality of Minnesota’s sex offender program. Sex offenders sued the state in 2011 because almost no one has been discharged.
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.
Minnesota has seen its share of bizarre, amusing and notable mug shots, many of which go far beyond mere “bad hair days.”