A Minnesota man is pleading guilty to charges tied to a failed coup in the West African nation of Gambia. Forty-six-year-old Papa Faal of Brooklyn Park pleaded guilty Thursday to two counts
A 46-year-old Brooklyn Park man was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison in connection with a drunken crash that paralyzed his daughter last summer.
A young initiate in the sport of Urban Exploring, Matt has ascended radio and water towers and scrambled atop a 60-foot-high construction crane near his home.
In his State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama asked Congress for $2 billion to help states create paid family and medical leave programs.
Gov. Mark Dayton says he will propose that the Legislature require 50-foot buffer strips along streams and lakes in Minnesota to boost the struggling pheasant population. At an annual Department of Natural Resources roundtable on outdoors issues in Brooklyn Park, the governor said his proposal would create 125,000 acres of pheasant habitat.
When we were growing up, you always had recess after lunch. But new research shows that children will eat 54 percent more fruits and vegetables at lunch if they eat after recess. “Recess is often held after lunch so children hurry to ‘finish’ so that they can go play. This results in wasted fruits and vegetables,” Dr. David Just of Cornell University said.
Brooklyn Park police have closed their investigation into the hanging death of a 6-year-old girl without a clear finding of what happened. Deputy Chief Mark Bruley says foul play isn’t suspected in the death of Kendrea Johnson. She was found unconscious in a bedroom of her foster home with a jump rope around her neck Dec. 27.
Brooklyn Park police arrested a 21-year-old woman for allegedly providing alcohol to a 16-year-old girl earlier this month
A 40-year-old Brooklyn Park woman has been summoned to court on charges that she stole money from a dog rescue group, over which she was treasurer.
Brooklyn Park police are investigating the death of a 6-year-old little girl. She died Saturday night, and investigators are being tight-lipped about how it happened.
Brooklyn Park police are investigating after a 6-year-old child was found unconscious Saturday evening and later died.
Hennepin County authorities have charged a Brooklyn Park man who they say beat his 10-month-old son and left him brain dead. Twenty-year-old Dennis Taylor is charged with first-degree assault.
A Brooklyn Park man has been charged in the beating death of his 1-year-old son.
Authorities say a man suspected of assaulting a 1-year-old boy in Brooklyn Park, who later died from his injuries, is in police custody. Brooklyn Park Police say 23-year-old Reggie Delaney Harper is accused of assaulting Kazerion Harper earlier this week. Police say they believe Harper is the boy’s father.
Police are looking for a 23-year-old man after a 1-year-old boy died of an apparent assault on Tuesday. Brooklyn Park Police were called just before 8:30 p.m. to the 2100 block of 74th Ct. North on a report of a 1-year-old boy not breathing.
A 41-year-old Brooklyn Park volleyball coach will serve five years of probation for photoshopping a family friend’s face onto a child pornography image, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday.
Authorities say a suspect is in custody after a police chase involving a stolen vehicle ended with the SUV crashing into a home in Brooklyn Park. Police say the incident started at about 12:20 a.m. Tuesday.
A Twin Cities woman has pleaded guilty kidnapping her friend’s baby.
A Coon Rapids man has pleaded guilty in a drunken-driving crash that killed a teenage boy last summer.
Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman called a news conference Wednesday morning to talk about the impact of heroin in the suburbs.
Officials have identified the pedestrian killed Tuesday in Brooklyn Park when he was hit by two cars, neither of which stopped.
Police say a pedestrian was fatally hit on a Twin Cities-area highway by two vehicles that didn’t stop after the collisions. The Minnesota State Patrol said the pedestrian was hit Tuesday night at about 6:52 p.m. near Highway 252 on the border of Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park.
Derek Engler is in the third generation of the family that started Pilgrim Dry Cleaners in Brooklyn Park. “Pilgrim started in 1940 with my grandfather. It continued with his daughter, my mother, Bonnie Engler. I came on in 2009,” Derek said. He says clothes are cleaned in a solvent-based method that’s green, organic and environmentally friendly.
The holiday shopping season is around the corner, and police have a warning: Don’t get packages delivered to your house when you aren’t there. Last Friday and Saturday in Champlin, police received two reports of packages stolen from doorways in the middle of the afternoon. But one of them happened at a house where a security camera was rolling, and the face of one of the thieves is clearly visible.
Minnesota health officials say they are prepared to handle an Ebola case if it makes its way to the state. On Saturday, the Minnesota Department of Health held a community information session on Ebola in Brooklyn Park.