An Eagan man has been charged with violating the Illinois Controlled Substance Act by bringing almost 90 pounds of the stimulant plant khat into the United States from the United Kingdom. The Chicago Tribune reports that customs agents at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport stopped 20-year-old Dominic Running with more than $12,000 worth of khat, a plant that’s chewed like tobacco and contains a stimulant similar to amphetamine.
The impassioned pleas to get a county attorney out of office have been going on for six months now. Some people living in Grand Marais started weekly protests outside the courthouse after County Attorney Tim Scannell admitted to getting too close to a teenager.
Five condo units in the Bluefin Bay condo unit on Lake Superior have been damaged in a fire Saturday afternoon in Tofte. The Cook County Sheriff’s office says the fire was reported just after 12:30 p.m. Flames were visible from the building’s roof. No one was injured in the blaze. Damage estimates have yet to been released.
After a county attorney’s admission he got too close to a teenager, a small Minnesota town’s cries for him to step down are only getting louder.
A Minnesota prosecutor has been ordered to stay away from a 17-year-old girl and her parents after being accused of an improper relationship with the girl.
A man who went on a shooting rampage inside a northern Minnesota courthouse in late December later died from a bacterial infection while in jail, according to autopsy results released Thursday.
A Grand Marais, Minn. man has been charged with two counts of premeditated attempted murder in connection to last week’s courthouse shooting, in addition to other charges.
The Cook County Sheriff said the man who opened fire Thursday in a courthouse in Grand Marais got the gun from his own vehicle.
A gunman opened fire at small northern Minnesota courthouse on Thursday, shooting and injuring the local prosecutor and two other people, authorities said.