Brooklyn Park

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Authorities ID Suspect Vehicle In Deadly Hit-&-Run

Officials have identified the pedestrian killed Tuesday in Brooklyn Park when he was hit by two cars, neither of which stopped.

11/19/2014

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Pedestrian Killed In Brooklyn Park Hit-And-Run

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.

11/18/2014

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Dry Cleaner In Minn.

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.

11/13/2014

Champlin Residents Becoming Vigilant Over Package Thefts

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.

11/05/2014

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Ebola ‘A Major Disaster’ For Some Liberian Families In Minnesota

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.

10/25/2014

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Twin Cities Harvest Festival And Maze Teams Up With Minnesota Wild

If you love fall and hockey, then this is the perfect activity for you. Minnesota’s largest corn maze is teaming up with the Minnesota Wild to give people a chance to celebrate both.

10/22/2014

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Ebola Fears Harm Business At Local West African Restaurant

A West African restaurant owner in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota says fear surrounding Ebola may force her to close. During the lunch hour, Mama Ti’s restaurant owner says there used to be a rush.

10/03/2014

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2 Hospitalized After Brooklyn Park PD Squad Crash

A Brooklyn Park police officer and an Osseo woman were hospitalized Monday morning after a two-car crash, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The accident, involving a Ford Explorer squad car and a Chevy Aveo, happened at the intersection of Zane Avenue North and 90th Avenue in Brooklyn Park.

09/22/2014

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Credit Card Readers An Easy Target For Thieves

Credit card readers are easy to use for businesses and customers, and now they’ve also become a target for thieves. Brooklyn Park Police say a ring of thieves is going around the Twin Cities stealing the machines off counters.

09/09/2014

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Get Movin’ Monday: 9Round Kickboxing In Brooklyn Park

Now that summer’s winding down, a lot of us are going from working out outdoors to a more regular gym routine.

09/08/2014

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Update: Missing Brooklyn Park Woman Found

Brooklyn Park Police have located a missing vulnerable adult. Police say 51-year-old Ida Tims was last seen Tuesday morning after walking away from her home on the 6300 block of Zane Avenue.

08/15/2014

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Brooklyn Park Police Search For Missing Woman

Brooklyn Park Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing vulnerable adult. Police say 51-year-old Ida Tims was last seen Tuesday morning after walking away from her home on the 6300 block of Zane Avenue.

08/14/2014

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Doggie Food Truck Makes Stops Around Twin Cities

Stroll through downtown Minneapolis or St. Paul over lunch hour and you’ll see how much people love food trucks. But on Saturday, they could bring their four-legged friends along for the meal. Milo’s Kitchen is a food truck for dogs.

08/09/2014

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Brooklyn Park Unveils Crime Tip System For National Night Out

Tuesday is National Night Out, an annual event where residents in communities across the nation get together and talk crime prevention as well as forming partnerships with police. Many communities have events planned, and in Brooklyn Park they’re using the night to unveil a new way for police to communicate with residents.

08/05/2014

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Teen Struck By Suspected Drunken Driver Dies

A 16-year-old boy died after his vehicle was rear-ended by a suspected drunken driver last week. According to the State Patrol, the driver has not been charged, but authorities said he had also been involved in an earlier crash that day along Highway 252 in Brooklyn Park and had fled the scene.

07/30/2014

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Cops: 4 Arrested After Brooklyn Park Shooting

Police arrested four people Thursday after a shooting in Brooklyn Park in which no one was struck. The shooting happened on the 7500 block of Noble Ave after 3 p.m., and it involved two cars, Brooklyn Park police said.

07/17/2014

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Twins Blog: Former Twins In The All-Star Game

A pair of former Twins returned to Target Field as part of Tuesday’s All-Star game. Carlos Gomez came to the Twins in 2008 as part of a trade for ace left-hander Johan Santana. He quickly earned a reputation as an energetic – if quirky – young player.

07/16/2014

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Police: Woman Arrested For Arson After Stabbing

Brooklyn Park Police have arrested a woman for arson after initially responding to a reported stabbing. Police were called to the 6300 block of 84th Court North by a man who said a woman in the home had stabbed him.

07/12/2014

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Charges: Coach Photoshopped Student Into Child Porn

A Brooklyn Park volleyball coach faces felony charges for allegedly having child porn on his computer and photoshopping images of a student he knew onto pornographic pictures.

06/19/2014

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Minnesota Man Convicted Of Arms Smuggling

A federal jury has convicted a Minnesota man of smuggling arms to Nigeria and lying on firearms purchase records. Fifty-one-year-old Sheriff Olaleran Mohammed was convicted of one count of smuggling goods from the U.S. and 17 counts of providing false statements while purchasing a firearm.

06/18/2014

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Crews Battle 3-Alarm Fire At Brooklyn Park Apartments

Fire crews battled a three-alarm fire at an apartment complex on the 5500 block of Brookdale Drive early Friday morning. The fire started on the second floor of the Moonraker Apartments complex and spread upstairs to the third.

05/30/2014

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2 Could Face Charges After Mississippi River Bridge ‘Stunt’

Two people could face charges after a Mississippi River bridge “stunt” prompted a river search that included water patrol boats and a Minnesota State Patrol helicopter Wednesday evening.

05/08/2014

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Driver Honored For Saving Kids From Smoking Bus

Last month, a First Student school bus started filling up with smoke. Alfred Lewis helped four students with special needs get off the bus safely. Two of the students were in wheelchairs. Tuesday morning in Brooklyn Park, Lewis was recognized for his outstanding performance.

04/08/2014

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East I-94 Reopens After Garbage Truck Rollover

The trailer of a garbage truck tipped over Monday afternoon, causing plenty of delays on Interstate 94 in Brooklyn Park.

04/07/2014

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4 Hospitalized After Apartment Fire In Brooklyn Park

Authorities said four people were hospitalized after fire broke out early Tuesday morning at an apartment complex in Brooklyn Park. Crews were called to the Huntington Place Apartments on the 5800 block of 73rd Avenue just after 1 a.m.

04/01/2014

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