A Lino Lakes woman faces charges after police say she was seen smoking meth in a McDonald’s parking lot with a 14-year-old child in the car.
A 35-year-old Apple Valley woman is accused of driving while impaired with a 6-year-old child in the vehicle, according to charges filed in Dakota County Court. Sina Julie Yim was charged with endangerment of a child and two counts of second-degree driving while impaired in connection with the Oct. 5 incident.
Authorities have charged a Grand Rapids man who they say led a seven-hour armed standoff with officers. Twenty-nine-year-old Robert Williams was charged Thursday with one count of reckless discharge of a firearm, four counts of false imprisonment and one count of terroristic threats following the standoff Wednesday night.
The FBI is being asked to investigate a possible hate crime in St. Paul. Neighbors found someone had painted an anti-Islam message on a driveway in the West Seventh neighborhood.
A Utah truck driver accused of keeping two women as sex slaves in his semitrailer as he traveled the country had four more victims, federal prosecutors said in court documents.
One of three people indicted on first-degree premeditated murder in a drug-related murder in Minneapolis was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday afternoon.
Nude photos of a sleeping child led to a federal indictment for a Cottage Grove, Minnesota, woman. Roxanne Merrell, 35, has been charged with two counts of production of child pornography. She was offered $100,000 to take photos of a minor “below the waste” and nude, according to the indictment.
A St. Cloud teenager is charged with killing his sister at a campground in Mille Lacs County. Eighteen-year-old Luis Nahuel Rosa is accused of shooting 16-year-old Hennah Nicole Rosa after a confrontation at a trailer in the Rum River State Forest last Friday.
A sophomore at the University of Wisconsin-Stout was arrested after the largest drug bust in the school’s history.
A Duluth man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for suffocating his 1-year-old daughter out of frustration with her crying. Thirty-year-old Christopher Peterson received the maximum sentence Wednesday in St. Louis County court after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in October.
A jury has convicted a Little Canada man of first-degree manslaughter for fatally pushing another man into oncoming traffic. Forty-one-year-old Michael Merten III was acquitted of two more serious second-degree murder charges in Ramsey County court Wednesday after the jury began deliberating Monday afternoon.
Hennepin County authorities have charged a man who they say shot a truck driver in the head. Kelly Anderson of Albertville was charged Wednesday with attempted first-degree murder and ordered held on $1 million bond.
Maplewood police say a 40-year-old St. Paul man died shortly after being assaulted for trying to break up a bar fight late Tuesday night. Now, 23-year-old man is in custody and two others are being actively sought.
A St. Cloud man has been charged with second degree murder after allegedly shooting his sister during an argument in their motor home. Luis Nahuel Rosa, 18, faces one count of second degree murder with intent but not premeditated and one count of second degree murder without intent.
Champlin Police have made an arrest in connection to a string of package thefts in several metro cities. Johnathan Demetrius Lee Henry, 34, was arrested Friday on suspicion of multiple package thefts in Champlin, Brooklyn Center, New Hope and Robbinsdale. He is accused of stealing packages left outside of homes in residential neighborhoods.
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.