Law enforcement agencies across Hennepin County say they put a major dent in Twin Cities gang activity Friday. Friday morning, Sheriff Rich Stanek announced the arrests of 11 known gang members from two different gangs.
A pedestrian was struck and killed by a car early Thursday morning on eastbound Interstate 694 in Brooklyn Center, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities responded to the incident at about 2:31 a.m. on I-94 at Zane Avenue.
Brooklyn Center police say a fight in a strip mall parking lot led to a shooting where two men were injured early Tuesday afternoon. Police say the shooting occurred outside of Checker’s Restaurant at 615 66th Avenue North just after 1 p.m.
Champlin Police have made an arrest in connection to a string of package thefts in several metro cities. Johnathan Demetrius Lee Henry, 34, was arrested Friday on suspicion of multiple package thefts in Champlin, Brooklyn Center, New Hope and Robbinsdale. He is accused of stealing packages left outside of homes in residential neighborhoods.
More than 20 Twin Cities students lost their homes to an apartment fire earlier this week. The Anoka-Hennepin School District says some of them came to school Monday in pajamas and without shoes.
Authorities say residents of an apartment complex in Brooklyn Center had to be evacuated early Monday morning after a fire that started there Sunday night rekindled. Crews were called to the 600 block of 69th Avenue North at about 4 a.m. Monday. The original fire started at the complex at about 6 p.m. Sunday.
One person is in the hospital after an overnight shooting in Brooklyn Center, Minn. Police believe the shooting happened just before 3 a.m. at the Denny’s on James Circle North. The male victim, who has not been identified, was shot in the wrist before driving himself to the hospital.
A specific group of Minnesotans is being asked to consider traveling to the area where Ebola is at its worst–West Africa. The people being urged are native Liberian health care workers.
A Minnesota congressman said he believes Ebola is more dangerous than ISIS.
A man has barricaded himself inside a Brooklyn Center home Thursday afternoon. According to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office, around noon Hennepin County Sheriff’s and Brooklyn Center police attempted to arrest a suspect at a home in the 6000 block of Aldrich Avenue.
A Brooklyn Center man is charged for allegedly running over his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend twice.
Brooklyn Center Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who has been caught on surveillance video peering into a home on the city’s southwest side.
There was emotional reaction from parents Wednesday afternoon over a controversy involving school sports and gender. The State High School League is trying to offer direction to coaches when a transgender student wants to join a team.
A memorial service was held Saturday for a American citizen and Liberian government official who died of Ebola. Patrick Sawyer died in late July after contracting the disease in Liberia.
Two Minnesota brothers are dead after their two-seater aircraft crashed near the Montevideo Airport, according to the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office. On Sunday at 3:47 p.m., the Chippewa County dispatch received a 911 reporting an airplane crash¬ on the northern edge of Montevideo.
For the first time in Minnesota, free all-day kindergarten is available to students across the state. Gov. Mark Dayton welcomed students at Garden City Elementary in Brooklyn Center Tuesday morning on their first day of school.
Hennepin County prosecutors say a 24-year-old driver accused of slamming into another vehicle and killing the other driver had a blood-alcohol level more than three times the legal limit for driving. Michael J. Vanwagner of Coon Rapids was charged Tuesday with two felony counts of criminal vehicular homicide.
Nigeria has one more confirmed Ebola case, and the outbreak shows no signs of letting up. The latest victim in Nigeria is a nurse who was treating Patrick Sawyer, the first American victim of the outbreak.
A fast moving fire destroyed a Brooklyn Center home Saturday morning. Firefighters were called just before 10 a.m. to a house on 3800 block of 56th Avenue. Crews had to stay for several hours to put out all the hot spots
Minnesota health officials are planning an open house to address concerns about a deadly outbreak of Ebola in West Africa. Up to 200 people are expected to attend the meeting Wednesday night in Brooklyn Center.
Police say a suburban Twin Cities teenage mother missing along with her baby have been found in western Wisconsin. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says the 17-year-old girl and her 9-month-old daughter turned up in Hudson Wednesday morning.
Authorities in the north metro are asking the public’s help in finding two children believed to be with a dangerous relative. Brooklyn Center Police say they are trying to find 17-year-old Shatearra Nash and her daughter, 9-month-old Maggie Nash.
After a mix-up in northern Minnesota, a family is questioning the safety of its ambulance service. When Brenda Sordahl’s grandson needed help, the ambulance crew went to the wrong address in Park Rapids. The Sordahl’s stay focused on the things Blake can do, rather than what he can’t.
Motorists in the Twin Cities should expect delays this weekend as both directions of Highway 100 will be closed in Brooklyn Center for construction. The Minnesota Department of Transportation said the closure will start at 10 p.m. Friday and the highway should be back open by 5 a.m. Monday for the morning commute.
We know the driver who backed over and killed a little girl in Brooklyn Center was her dad. Fourteen-month-old Adalyn Lor died when her father, Xeng Lor, moved his SUV from the garage, where he was grilling on Monday.