A St. Cloud man faces felony charges after attacking a nurse and two security guards at St. Cloud Hospital on Tuesday afternoon. According to St. Cloud Police, the assaults occurred just before 3 p.m. Joseph Charles Karnik, 24, is facing three felony-assault charges because of his history of violence towards law enforcement.
A 37-year-old woman is charged with assault after authorities say she ran her husband’s new girlfriend off the road and beat her with an aluminum bat. Beatriz Fernandez, of Lakeville, has been charged with two counts of second-degree assault in the Nov. 12 incident.
Police are investigating six cases of what they say is a new phenomenon: violent flash mob attacks on innocent people in downtown Minneapolis.
Gov. Mark Dayton has proclaimed Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day in Minnesota in honor of the 70th anniversary of the attacks and the more than 2,400 Americans who died.
A big reward is now being offered for anyone who helps police find the people responsible for some attacks in Uptown.
In the most recent incident, a 61-year-old man was attacked by a group of men. But the victim, who was an ex-marine, had a gun and shot off a couple of rounds. He told police he may have hit one of the suspected robbers.