You know the old saying: money doesn’t fall from the sky? Well, it did on Black Friday at Mall of America. Serge Vorobyov threw $1,000 in dollar bills from the fourth floor of the Mall of America rotunda as a choir performed “Let it Snow” on the ground floor below.
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson was released from jail Saturday on $12,000 bond, about seven hours after he was arrested overnight on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.
A 37-year-old Minnesota man who has been arrested 44 times in 18 counties has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison for robbing a car and pet wash. Richard Hegquist accepted a plea deal in the robbery case and was sentenced in State District Court in Duluth Wednesday to 71 months.
Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison joined six other members of Congress on Tuesday amidst a massive rally for immigration reform, and ended up getting arrested over the act of civil disobedience.
A 15-year-old boy may face felony charges for bringing a loaded handgun to school. Police said several students at Winona High School told them about the boy who had been bringing the handgun to school for several weeks. Students said he actually pointed it at the head of another student.
Police say they’ve arrested a man in connection with the death of a 46-year-old woman, whose body was found wrapped in a sheet along Cedar Lake Road on Tuesday. St. Louis Park police have 54-year-old Walter Thompson III, of Minneapolis, in custody. Police said he had been involved in a long and violent relationship with the victim, Nerissa Annette Shaw, 46, of Minneapolis.
St. Cloud police are investigating after a 72-year-old woman died early Saturday morning from multiple stab wounds. Authorities were called to the scene at 3:58 a.m. on Saturday at the 400 block of 33rd Avenue South. Lois Arlene Omeara was found dead, and Dean Allan Friese, 52, of St. Cloud, was arrested and booked at the Stearns County Jail on homicide charges.
A 67-year-old Bloomington man has pleaded guilty to escaping from the Federal Prison Camp in Duluth in March 2013, the United States Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.
St. Paul Police say a 53-year-old suspect was shot Sunday night and suffered non-life threatening injuries after an officer’s life was in danger during an attempted arrest. Authorities were in the area of Earl Street North and Germaine Avenue East attempting to arrest Reginald Craig Sutherlin, who had active warrants and was suspected in a felony domestic assault case.
One man has been arrested after another man was shot and killed during a Friday evening shooting in north Minneapolis, police said. Minneapolis police said the incident took place just after 6 p.m. at the intersection of Emerson Avenue North and 36th Avenue North.
An alleged drunken driver has been arrested and identified in a St. Paul hit-and-run that injured a 7-year-old boy Tuesday evening.
An arrest has been made after a 24-year-old man was stabbed and killed at a house party in Bloomington early Sunday morning, according to police.
One person is dead and a Duluth man is in custody after a hit-and-run crash at the Culkin Rest Area in Mahtowa, Minn. Wednesday.
Police have arrested a 14-year-old boy after a pellet gun was shot at a vehicle and people in Fergus Falls.
About 160 preliminary DWI arrests were made statewide Friday night as part of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s push for the largest ever state crackdown on driving under the influence.