Steve Murphy was on his way to work last Thursday and was running the mile between his south Minneapolis home and the bus stop. He was just a few blocks away from Chicago Avenue and 52nd Street when he spotted trouble.
Authorities say a tip from an ex-wife pointed them to a Sartell man suspected in a string of armed robberies along Interstate 94 from the St. Cloud area to the Minneapolis suburbs. Police released a security video after a masked man robbed a Burger King in Maple Grove Wednesday. The ex-wife of 34-year-old Douglas Wayne Gravelle saw the video on the news and told police he wore the same clothes at a child support hearing. She said he’s addicted to prescription drugs and unemployed.
One man has been charged in connection with an incident earlier this week wherein a woman was held down and urinated on as a number of men wearing wigs surrounded her in St. Paul.
A 29-year-old man is accused of beating a Columbia store owner with the butt of his handgun, and leaving the victim covered in his own blood, according to authorities. Brandon Benjamin Broszko was charged with two counts of first-degree attempted aggravated robbery, according to a criminal complaint filed in Anoka County.
A Michigan man was charged Monday with 2nd-degree aggravated robbery after robbing a bank Saturday morning with a fake bomb – which shutdown a part of downtown Stillwater for hours. According to a complaint filed in Washington County, 65-year-old David Michael Tyler traveled from his town of Cheboygan, Mich. to Minnesota in order to rob a bank. Tyler says he decided to rob a bank because he owes $90,000 in child support payments and felt he had no other option.
A 27-year-old Minneapolis man is accused of shooting and killing a Shakopee High School student that was part of a triple shooting during an apparent drug deal, according to charges filed Wednesday in Scott County Court.
Authorities say one person was arrested Monday night and another suspect is still at large in connection with a home invasion in Brooklyn Park.
A 25-year-old Stillwater man was charged Tuesday in connection with the Woodbury hotel standoff last Friday that left one person dead and several others hurt.
A 19-year-old Little Canada man is in jail accused of being responsible for an aggravated robbery stemming from an attempted robbery-shooting incident Wednesday, according to Roseville Police.
A 44-year-old St. Paul man was indicted on a pair of murder charges Friday in connection with the Dec. 27, 2011, stabbing death of an Oakdale woman.
A 16-year-old boy was arrested Tuesday after trying to flee from police following a trip to the doctor, according to St. Paul Police.
A Minneapolis man is charged in a bank robbery in southwestern Minnesota as authorities investigate whether he is responsible for dozens of other bank robberies in the state.
A teen convicted of biting the Hibbing mayor’s eyebrow and trying to rob him has been sentenced to nearly three years in jail.
The sister of a man shot and killed by a Good Samaritan earlier this month has been charged with aggravated robbery.
A 37-year-old West St. Paul man has been sentenced to 175 days in jail, 10 years of probation and a $200 fine in connection with a bank robbery in May.