A Deer River man was indicted Friday on murder charges in connection with the biting death of his 3-month-old son – which he blamed on the neighbor’s dog. Emery James Jenkins, 38, faces two charged of first-degree murder and one second-degree murder charge for the death of his son on Oct. 18, 2014, according to the Itasca County Attorney’s office.
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The two victims who died in a mobile home fire in Northern Minnesota Saturday have been identified as April Saunders, 23, and her brother Markus Saunders, 21, both of Cohasset, Minnesota.
Authorities in northern Minnesota say a man and a woman are dead after a mobile home fire in rural Deer River. Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch says the fire was reported to his office at 12:30 a.m. Saturday.
An Itasca County man is accused of biting and killing his infant son, blaming the bite marks on the neighbor’s dog.
Authorities say two schools in northern Minnesota were put on lockdown Friday morning after a report of suspicious activity in the area, according to the Itasca County Sheriff’s Office.
A Itasca County Sheriff’s Office deputy was charged Wednesday for allegedly recording video of a 17-year-old girl undressing in a bathroom on a county-issued smartphone.
One man has died and one woman is in critical condition after a crash involving a car and a semi-truck early Monday evening on Highway 6, just north of Deer River.
A 32-year-old Deer River woman was sentenced Monday to 30 years in jail and five years of probation for swindling money from the DMV she worked at.
Smoke is hanging in the skies over a large part of of northern Minnesota as it drifts from the wildfires in the northwest corner of the state.
A 31-year-old woman has been charged with theft by swindle for allegedly stealing $5,700 while employed at the Grand Rapids Division of the Minnesota Department of Motor Vehicles.
A 51-year-old Deer River woman pleaded guilty Monday in Itasca County Court to theft charges after she was accused of stealing about $100,000 from the Deer River Department of Motor Vehicle office.
A 50-year-old Deer River woman is accused from stealing $100,000 from the city’s Department of Motor Vehicle services where she worked, according to charges filed Tuesday by the Itasca County Attorney’s Office.
It was an improbable outcome for a deer hunter in northeastern Minnesota who fired one gunshot. He bagged two deer.
Leonard James Fisherman Jr. was charged with three felony counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, failing to appear in court and failing to register as a predatory offender.