An international terror group is once again targeting young Somali men and women in the Twin Cities. This time the group is using social media to get them to travel to Somalia to fight.
A St. Paul man was sentenced Wednesday for his role in a “car surfing” accident in August 2012 that killed 21-year-old Shawn Swanson, also of St. Paul. Cole T. Fohrenkamm, 22, was sentenced for reckless driving and will serve three years of probation, 30 days in jail and will complete 300 hours of community service after the incident that took place last year near Oakland, Wis. One-quarter of Fohrenkamm’s community service has to involve educating others about the dangers of drinking and alcohol.
Sheriff’s officials have released the name of a 14-year-old boy who died in a swimming accident in Voyageurs National Park in northern Minnesota. St. Louis County authorities say Briggs Anderson of Fergus Falls was with a church group touring Rainy Lake by houseboat when the accident happened Monday evening.
The woman killed by a falling tree in Eden Prairie Saturday evening has been identified. According to her 18-year-old daughter Lindsay, 56-year-old Nina Mackay had a passion for her two children, love for her dogs and a strong affinity for Post-It Notes. “You look up on the counter and you just see like this, this, this…they’re everywhere,” Lindsay said. “Every time I woke up, there’d be a note next to my bed.”
The 24-year-old motorcyclist that died Thursday afternoon in northeastern Minnesota has been identified as Benjamin Scott Jones, authorities say. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, Jones, a Rice Lake Township resident, was traveling north on Rice Lake Road on his motorcycle when he attempted to pass an SUV, also traveling northbound, as it made a left turn.
A 24-year-old woman who was hit by a vehicle while she was riding her bicycle has died — and police are still looking for the driver who sped from the scene. Minneapolis police say the woman was riding at the intersection of 28th and Pleasant Avenue South on Wednesday night when a vehicle sped through a stop sign, with its headlights off, and hit her.
A 17-year-old Wisconsin girl died Thursday morning after she was ejected from her car as it rolled over near Bloomer, Wis., authorities say. According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Shayla Story, of Bloomer, was traveling southbound on STH 40 around a curve when she rolled over at about 10:41 a.m.
A 24-year-old motorcyclist died Thursday afternoon in northeastern Minnesota, authorities say. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, a 24-year-old Rice Lake Township resident was traveling north on Rice Lake Road on his motorcycle when he attempted to pass an SUV, also traveling northbound, as it made a left turn.
New Hope police are investigating after finding a dead body inside a car late Thursday night. According to the New Hope Police Department, the victim was discovered at 8:30 p.m. on the 7600 block of Bass Lake Road.
On Sunday, June 2 , Lt. Col. Mark Weber was a guest on WCCO Sunday Morning. Weber had spoken six days earlier at the Memorial Day ceremony at Fort Snelling. His message of service and duty echoed through that beautiful spot. Hundreds applauded after he finished.
Friends and family are mourning the death of a beloved soldier, author and family man as Lt. Col. Mark Weber died Thursday after a three-year battle with cancer. He was 41 years old.
Authorities have identified the 55-year-old Hibbing man who died Thursday morning after falling from his deer stand in St. Louis County as Bruce Richard Stone. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, the call came in at 11:24 a.m. Thursday on the 1500 block of Highway 5 after the victim had fallen from his hunting structure. He had been working on the deer stand’s roof when the accident occurred.
A 55-year-old Hibbing man died Thursday morning after falling from his deer stand in St. Louis County, authorities said. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, the call came in at 11:24 a.m. on the 1500 block of Highway 5 after the victim had fallen from his hunting structure. He had been working on the deer stand’s roof when the accident occurred.
Scientists are trying to figure out why the moose population in Minnesota has gone down as much as 65 percent. The answers aren’t good news.
The Minnesota DNR captured 49 moose calves and fitted them with GPS transmitter collars. Days after finishing their work, 22 of the newborn moose had already died.
A Twin Cities widow is sending a strong message about drinking and driving, and the message is brought in four public service announcements. Kelly Hettwer Olsen is helping to launch a new campaign that will hit airwaves next month across the country.
The city of Minneapolis has agreed to pay more than $3 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of a man who died after struggling with police at the Minneapolis YMCA.
Red Wing police are investigating after a man died Wednesday night, presumably falling off a 200-foot rock wall at the top of barns bluff. Witnesses were performing CPR on the man at about 8:50 p.m. Wednesday. But he was pronounced dead at the scene by authorities before being transported to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester.
A 20-year-old Brooklyn Park man died Friday night after wandering into a half-frozen pond in Maple Grove, authorities said.
Students at Orono are mourning the death of a beloved football and track coach. Bob Perry, 51, collapsed and died Thursday afternoon during middle school track practice.
An 11-month-old baby girl died Tuesday after she stopped breathing while at an in-home daycare center, according to authorities.
A University of Wisconsin-Madison senior from St. Paul has died just days after being hospitalized for bacterial meningitis.
A bicyclist who was the victim of an early morning hit-and-run in Minneapolis has died, and the driver has been arrested.
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has determined the reason an Eagan man died over New Years during in a drunken altercation.
A two–car crash turned fatal Friday morning in Polk County, Wis., after a driver veered into oncoming traffic and collided with a van carrying a mother and her three children, police say.
The Eagan Police Department is mourning the loss of one of their own — Police K9 Zebo has died after contracting pneumonia.