A Bemidji woman who allegedly allowed her 6-year-old cousin to freeze to death has been found incompetent to stand trial. Twenty-two-year-old Rachel Stacey Downer was charged with manslaughter in the death of Mercedes Mayfield.
St. Paul Police have identified the man who died Tuesday night after a shooting in St. Paul. According to St. Paul Police, Jeffery Earl Willingham, 24, died due to complications from a gunshot wound on Wednesday.
The Watonwan County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a newborn baby was found dead in Butterfield, Minn. Friday.
A woman died Sunday after she was found unresponsive in a car south of downtown Saint Paul. According to police, officers discovered the 22-year-old woman unresponsive late Saturday evening near the intersection of Robert Street and George Street.
Elaine Stritch, the brash theater performer whose gravelly, gin-laced voice and impeccable comic timing made her a theatrical icon, has died at age 89.
Brooklyn Center police say the death of a 14-month-old girl who was run over by her father was an accident. Officers were called Monday afternoon on a report of a child struck by a car. Police found the girl was dead and had multiple head injuries.
Two families are now planning funerals after a violent weekend in Minneapolis, while others are questioning whether enough is being done to prevent crime. “It’s something that needs to stop as soon as possible,” community and peace activist K.G. Wilson, from North Minneapolis, said. Two separate shootings in North Minneapolis over the holiday weekend left one woman and one man dead.
Minneapolis Police say the death of a man once ruled “suspicious” in nature has now been determined to be accidental. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office concluded their investigation on Wednesday into the death of a man found on the 1600 block of South Sixth Street.
Police are investigating the death of a St. Paul woman Saturday night. St. Paul police said they responded to a call of an unresponsive female at 5:35 p.m. Saturday in the 1400 block of Minnehaha Avenue East.
A 39-year-old man is dead after the canoe he was traveling in capsized, according to authorities.
A son of former state Rep. Steve Smith of Mound says the Minnesota Republican has died.
An Eagan day care provider has been sentenced in the death of 3-month-old child. On Thursday, Beverly Anne Greenagel of Eagan was sentenced to 45 days in jail and 10 years of probation in connection with the death of Dane Joseph Ablidinger while she was in Greenagel’s care at her home day care facility.
Joan Mondale, the wife of former Vice President Walter Mondale, has died. Officials at Westminster Presbyterian Church said she died Monday afternoon. She was 83.
A 69-year-old Minneapolis man who thought he was saving another man’s life when he let him into his home was instead shot in the head and killed, according to the victim’s family and police reports.
The news of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman’s untimely death sent a shock wave through social media Sunday — and re-opened the dialogue of drug abuse and addiction.