Anoka County

Fmr. Teacher Pleads Guilty To Taking Compromising Photos Of StudentsA former teacher who worked with hearing impaired students in the north metro pleaded guilty last week to taking compromising photos of students in his classroom.
Anoka Co. Judge Suspended, Accused Of Residency ViolationThe Minnesota Supreme Court has temporarily suspended an Anoka County judge. Judge Alan Pendleton is accused of violating residency rules.
Father Says School Brushed Off Worries About Janitor Charged With RapeThe father of a former Forest View student said he's upset the school didn't take his concerns about a school janitor more seriously.
Elementary Janitor Accused Of Raping 12-Year-Old Adopted DaughterA janitor at an Washington County elementary school is accused of raping his preteen adopted daughter and possessing a large amount of child porn on his school-issued computer.
Motorcyclist Hospitalized After Crash With CarA motorcyclist was taken to the hospital in Anoka County Tuesday after a crash with a car in Andover.
Andover Man Convicted Of Murder In Burning Death Of RoommateA 30-year-old Andover man was convicted of four counts of first-degree murder Thursday in the June 2014 burning death of his 55-year-old roommate at their Anoka County residence. A jury spent about two hours deliberating Thursday before Adam John Lilienthal was found guilty in the death of Scott David Yorek.
MN Business Celebrates National Hot Dog Month Chicago StyleIt's National Hot Dog Month and the official day to celebrate the summer classic is on Thursday. But WCCO is celebrating a little early.
Plane Lands Safely At Blaine Airport After Gear MalfunctionTwo people had a scare in the air on Friday in Anoka County. A plane's landing gear malfunctioned as it was descending into the Blaine Airport around 3:25 p.m.
Technicians Working To Restore Service Following Gas Leak CenterPoint Energy crews are working to restore gas service to consumers and businesses in Anoka County following a gas leak.
Update: Missing Man From Anoka Co. FoundA 83-year-old man missing from Anoka County has been found, according to the Coon Rapids Police Department.
Fire Destroys Greenhouse, Damages Two Other BusinessesMore than 150 firefighters from more than a dozen north metro departments responded Wednesday morning to battle a massive fire near Forest Lake that destroyed a greenhouse and damaged two other businesses.
Man, 43, Sentenced In Anoka Co. Home Invasion, Assault On Elderly ManA 43-year-old man will spend nearly 8 years in prison for his role in an Anoka County home invasion and assault, the Anoka County Attorney's Office announced Monday.