Bicyclist Killed By Mpls. LRT Had Been In Similar Accident BeforeThe bicyclist who was struck and killed Friday morning by a light rail train in south Minneapolis has been identified. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office says 29-year-old Jason Michael McCormick, of Minneapolis, died from blunt force trauma after he was hit by the Blue Line train at 46th Street and Hiawatha Avenue at about 7:30 a.m.
Charges: Farmington Man 'Heard Voices In His Head' Before Killing GrandmotherA 35-year-old Farmington man told police he heard voices in his head before killing his grandmother with a hammer, according to charges filed in Dakota County.
Man Gets 30 Years In Prison In Minn. Student's DeathA man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for the beating death of his girlfriend, an Arizona State University student from Minnesota. Maricopa County prosecutors say 23-year-old Luis Soltero was given a 25-year prison term for second-degree murder Friday plus a consecutive five-year sentence for kidnapping.
Plymouth Woman Killed In Motorcycle AccidentA Plymouth woman is dead after her husband lost control of his motorcycle while driving in Indiana Thursday morning, according to authorities. Lori K. Rutten, 55, and her husband Roger, 59, where driving northbound on I-65 in Lake County on a 2012 Harley Davidson motorcycle when Roger switched lanes and struck an uneven portion of the road. The motorcycle flipped, and both passengers were ejected over barrier cables, eventually landing on a grassy portion of the median.
Man Charged In Apple Valley Man's Punching DeathA 21-year-old Minneapolis man has been charged with the death of a 53-year-old Apple Valley man he allegedly felled with one punch. Charges were filed in Hennepin County against Tristan Keys in the April 29 incident.
Officials: Homicide Suspect Was Victim's SonAuthorities say a man who died in a crash following a police chase killed his elderly father in Austin before the pursuit began.
ME Identifies Elderly Woman Found MurderedAuthorities have identified the elderly woman who was found murdered in her Minneapolis home on Wednesday.