Volunteers are helping clean up piles of garbage in Brooklyn Center so little league teams can play ball on the diamond nearby. Someone had been dumping tons of debris at Thurs Park, and the little league was worried it might have to pay thousands to get it out of there.
A Twin Cities little league could have to pay thousands of dollars to clean up someone else’s mess. The Brooklyn Center little league says people have been dumping debris and trash at Thurs Park.
A benefit concert has been scheduled for the mother of a 10-year-old boy who was found dead in the Mississippi River last month. There will be a concert for Louise Karluah, the mother of Barway Collins, at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Cross of Glory Lutheran Church in Brooklyn Center.
Sanford-Brown College has announced they will stop accepting new students and will eventually phase out their brick-and-mortar schools in favor of online education. The Career Education Corporation announced the change Wednesday, saying the company will shift focus to their two online universities: Colorado Technical University and American InterContinental University.
A grieving mother shared her gratitude with Minnesota Thursday for caring so much about her son. Strangers spent weeks searching for any sign of Barway Collins, the 10-year-old Crystal boy who vanished one day after school last month.
A Coon Rapids man who killed a 16-year-old Brooklyn Center boy while driving drunk, with a blood-alcohol level more than three times the legal limit, will spend most of the next decade behind bars.
Sources tell WCCO that a body recovered from the Mississippi River Saturday afternoon is believed to be that of missing 10-year-old boy Barway Collins. The Hennepin County Sheriff’s office has been at the scene near 53rd Street North and Lyndale Avenue North at North Mississippi Regional Park
Authorities say a suspect is at large after a male was the victim of a shooting Sunday night at the Brooklyn Center Transit Center. Police were called to a report of a shooting at about 7 p.m. on the 2900 block of County Road 10.
A Brooklyn Center man has been sentenced to more than 28 years in prison for a shooting outside Target Field last year. Twenty-eight-year-old James Davis was earlier found guilty of two counts of attempted murder for wounding two gang rivals outside the ballpark last April.
A Brooklyn Center legislator and prosecutor is pushing for stronger sex crime laws.
A Hennepin County jury has convicted a 27-year-old Minneapolis man of shooting to death another man in the parking lot of a Brooklyn Center motel.
Persephonee Norma Banks died from bacterial strep on Thursday. Friends of the family held a huge party to remember this bright little girl who enjoyed spreading love wherever she went.
A jury found a Brooklyn Center man guilty of two counts of attempted murder for a gang-related shooting incident outside Target Field last April.
A 47-year-old man killed inside a Brooklyn Center motel in late January has been identified. At about 4:45 p.m. on Jan. 31, the Brooklyn Center Police Department responded to the Super 8 Motel at 6445 James Circle N. on a report of a man unconscious in a room. When officers arrived, they located an adult male who was unresponsive.
Authorities said a suspect is in custody in connection with the Jan. 31 death of a man after an assault at a Brooklyn Center motel.
Two men were arrested in their vehicle in the parking lot of a Brooklyn Center Arby’s 15 minutes after the robbery of a nearby TCF Bank branch in Crystal.
A Brooklyn Center community is grieving the loss of a 2-year-old boy who was killed in a fire last week. Friends and family gathered for a vigil to remember Keoni Holt. Firefighters pulled the little boy from a burning apartment building on Jan. 16.
Friends and family are remembering a St. Paul man who died after an altercation with police. The medical examiner said Sinth Khottavongsa, 57, died just two days after police used a Taser on him.
A St. Paul man died Sunday after sustaining a head injury in Brooklyn Center, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s office. Sinthanouxay Khottavongsa, 57, sustained the injury on the night of Jan. 16 near a Pizza Hut in Brooklyn Center.
A Twin Cities man is accused of helping plot the attempted overthrow of an African country’s government. Papa Faal of Brooklyn Center is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. The 46-year-old is accused of secretly shipping guns from Minnesota to his native country of The Gambia in West Africa.
A 2-year-old girl was seriously injured Saturday afternoon in a crash on Interstate 694 near Brooklyn Center. The Minnesota State Patrol says the crash happened just after 4 p.m., when a Toyota Corolla lost control while merging onto eastbound I-694 from northbound I-94.
A 2-year-old child is dead after being pulled from a Brooklyn Center apartment fire late Friday morning, according to police.
Three Minnesota State Troopers and another driver were struck by vehicles in four separate accidents Thursday as blizzard conditions wreak havoc on Minnesota roads. The state patrol says troopers were hit by drivers in Virginia, Brooklyn Center and Marshall.
A Minnesota man accused in a failed coup in the West African nation of Gambia has been denied release as his case is pending. Papa Faal, 46, of Brooklyn Center, is accused of conspiring to violate the Neutrality Act.
Two people suffered serious injuries Thursday morning in a roll-over crash on Interstate 94 in Brooklyn Center. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the accident happened just after 11 a.m. on I-94 near I-694. A 2013 Jeep Compass rolled on the interstate, injuring the driver and their passenger.