Police have arrested and charged two men with first-degree assault after a St. Augusta victim was shot in the victim’s home earlier this week. The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office said on Wednesday, Erik Magnuson, 30, of St. Cloud, and 21-year-old Jerod Jakel, of Sauk Rapids, entered a home on the 23000 block of 69th Avenue in St. Augusta.
The University of Minnesota has issued a crime alert after a string of assaults and robberies either on or very close to campus.
U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy is unharmed after a confrontation outside of the Capitol. Duffy’s office said that the Republican was walking toward the Capitol to vote on legislation when someone he didn’t know began screaming at him and grabbed his arm.
A former Duluth youth basketball coach has been convicted of sexually assaulting two preteen sisters. A jury in St. Louis County found Wendell Greene guilty of having sexual contact with the girls, ages 8 and 10 at the time of the assaults.
A Minneapolis man who was robbed and assaulted in Downtown Minneapolis last month has died of his injuries. Forty-four-year-old Adrian Hernandez was hurt almost two weeks ago at 10th Street and Hennepin Avenue.
The Minnesota Supreme Court has rejected a prosecutor’s effort to reinstate the conviction of an HIV-positive man accused of passing the virus to another man.
A 19-year-old St. Paul man was charged Friday in connection with the brutal beating and robbery of a young man on the city’s east side, according to the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office. Issac Maiden was charged with two counts of crime for the benefit of a gang – one on first-degree assault, and one on first-degree aggravated robbery with bodily harm.
A 53-year-old St. Cloud man is in jail accused of striking a man multiple times with a hammer, according to police.
Police say that a woman bit another woman’s breast during a fight in north Minneapolis last week. The police report says the fight happened in the vicinity of the intersection of Lyndale and Lowry Avenues North last Thursday afternoon.
A 41-year-old West St. Paul man accused of shooting at two police officers after a fight at his home in March of 2012 was acquitted of murder charges, but was found guilty on felony assault charges, Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom announced Wednesday.
The former Shattuck-St. Mary’s teacher charged with seven counts of sexually abusing six students changed his plea to guilty on Friday, according to the Rice County Attorney. Lynn Seibel, 71, taught at the Faribault boarding school and was accused of sexually assaulting six males students from 1999 to 2003. He’ll now be sentenced on Oct. 4.
A 41-year-old Maplewood man is facing assault charges after he allegedly attacked his mother and her husband with a golf club over an argument about letting his dog out, according to charges filed in Anoka County Court. Francis Albert Campbell was charged with two counts of second-degree assault and one count of fourth-degree assault in connection with the incident, which happened in early June.
A Minnesota man faces potential criminal charges after pointing a handgun at another man’s head following a fight over fireworks Thursday evening. Officers were summoned to a home on the 7000 block of Sherwood Anderson Road.
Police are investigating after a man and woman were approached by a random man and stabbed in Minneapolis overnight. Police said that the stabbing happened at the intersection of 1st Avenue and Hennepin.
The Cass County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a home invasion where a victim was assaulted by two armed men and robbed of his truck.