Students are back in a southeastern Minnesota school after authorities last week foiled a teenager’s suspected plot to attack the school. Counselors were on hand Monday as students returned to the Waseca junior and senior high school building that was the target of the alleged plot. Superintendent Tom Lee says the school is “just trying to get back to normal as quickly as we can.”
Officials said after the series of events surrounding a Waseca teen accused of plotting to kill his family and plant bombs around area schools, a community meeting will be held Friday night to discuss enhanced security measures.
A Waseca, Minn. teenager has been charged with attempted murder, possessing explosives, and attempting to damage property after allegedly planting a number of devices at a school playground.
The suspect In the shooting death of a St. Paul woman told authorities that he was hearing voices when he allegedly shot her in the head and then tried to shoot her father Wednesday evening. According to the Ramsey County Attorney’s office, 19-year-old Timothy Scott Hendricks was charged with one count of second-degree murder in the death of his former girlfriend, 20-year-old Michelle Ploetz, and one count of second-degree attempted murder of her father, 45-year-old John Ploetz.
A veteran has been found mentally incompetent to stand trial for a murder and attempted murder in Mankato last June. According to the Blue Earth County Attorney’s office, 25-year-old Levi Spencer Minissale is accused of stabbing 20-year-old Yesenia Gonzalez to death, as well as stabbing a 26-year-old man on the night of June 6, 2013. A court-ordered psychiatrist determined Minissale to be “mentally ill or mentally deficient,” and should be civilly committed as a mentally ill and dangerous individual.
A St. Paul man is charged with murder and two attempted murders after a gang-related drive-by shooting in front of a bar on St. Paul’s east side. According to the criminal complaint, 31-year-old True Thao allegedly fired a semi-automatic handgun in to a crowd of people standing in front of the Moonshine Bar at 1179 E. Seventh St. on the evening of Oct. 26. Witnesses say Thao, who was driving a dark blue Acura TL, pulled up about 15 to 20 feet away from the bar, rolled down his window and took aim at the group with what appeared to be a Tec-9 with an extended clip. Adlai Xiong, 27, was killed after suffering three gunshot wounds, one of which struck him in the head. Two others, a man and a woman, each suffered three gunshot wounds. Both survived.
A St. Paul man is accused of severely beating, slashing and possibly raping his sister-in-law, the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.
A man accused of going on a shooting spree in Oakdale that killed a 9-year-old boy has been ruled incompetent to stand trial.
Police in Wisconsin have arrested a mother and son wanted in connection with alleged felonies in Minnesota and North Dakota.
A man accused of ambushing and stabbing two Minneapolis park police officers has been convicted of attempted murder.
A 26-year-old Bovey, Minn. man has been charged with murder Monday after one of his alleged victims in a Grand Rapids double shooting died Saturday.
A 50-year-old woman has been charged with attempted murder and assault after police say she cut her boyfriend’s neck with a knife.
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 28-year-old man has been charged with stomping on his pregnant ex-girlfriend’s stomach in an attempt to kill her unborn child.
A 39-year-old West St. Paul man is accused of shooting at two police officers on Sunday after a fight at his home with his brother Sunday morning, according to charges filed Tuesday in Dakota County Court.
Two 22-year-olds have been charged with attempted murder in connection to a shooting in Minneapolis Thursday night, according to Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.
A 22-year-old man has been charged for allegedly starting a fire at the home of his ex-girlfriend’s parents.
A New Brighton man has been charged with murder in the death of a man at a Halloween party in Minneapolis.
A Minneapolis man has been charged with allegedly slicing his girlfriend’s neck with a kitchen knife during an argument Monday morning.
An 18-year-old man has been charged after allegedly firing shots at Minneapolis police officers because he was “bored,” according to authorities.
Police are searching for a suspect who they believe is responsible for the shooting at a Spring Lake Park hotel last week, according to court documents filed on Wednesday.
The 48-year-old man accused of trying to kill the mother of his children in a St. Paul multi-unit house fire Tuesday morning has been charged.
Three men have been charged in connection with a Sunday morning shooting that left a 30-year-old man in critical condition.
A Cass County man has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for shooting another man three times in the back.
Irvin Scott Cook was convicted of first-degree attempted murder, second-degree attempted murder, first-degree arson, first-degree burglary and motor vehicle use without consent on May 17, 2010. All charges were felonies.