Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill restricting gun possession rights for people convicted of domestic abuse and those subject to restraining orders. The measure was among 19 bills signed by Dayton Friday.
Minnesota is on the verge of restricting gun possession rights for people convicted of domestic abuse and those subject to restraining orders. The Senate voted 60-4 on Monday to require people convicted of child or domestic abuse to give up their firearms permanently. A person subject to an order of protection could regain right of possession when an order expires unless a judge extends the order.
The Minnesota House has passed a bill banning gun possession by people convicted of certain abuse crimes or subject to restraining orders. The bipartisan measure marks a rare instance where lawmakers appear ready to tighten gun restrictions.
A Minnesota House panel has approved a measure that would ban people convicted of domestic abuse from having guns. The public safety committee approved the measure Tuesday on a voice vote. It’s sponsored by Cottage Grove Democrat Dan Schoen.
A truck driver from Utah is accused of holding a 19-year-old relative against her will while the two traveled across country. The 53-year-old man from Salt Lake City was arrested last week at a truck scale outside of Moorhead, Minn. A Minnesota state trooper discovered a Florida warrant for the man’s arrest. The man was charged in Clay County court with kidnapping, false imprisonment and domestic abuse.
A candlelight vigil is set for 8 p.m. Saturday outside the Metrodome in honor of Adrian Peterson’s 2-year-old son, who died after allegedly being abused by his mother’s boyfriend, according to Sioux Falls police.
Saturday’s 5K was a run that carried a much deeper meaning than exercise. The “5K for Dani J” race was for Danielle Jelinek, who was found dead near her boyfriend Aaron Schnagl’s home in May. Schnagl’s in jail on drug charges. The event had her name all over it — from the fast tunes to the footwork.
A 55-year-old Blaine man has been found guilty of first-degree murder (with a past pattern of domestic abuse) in the stabbing death of his girlfriend, the Anoka County Attorney’s Office announced Monday.
In the past month, police say there’ve been three women killed by their husbands or boyfriends: a store manager at the Mall of America, a teenage girl and a pregnant National Guard member. None of the men charged have a criminal history
Minnesota recorded the lowest number of murders from domestic abuse in 20 years last year.
Court documents offer new details into the disappearance of a Twin Cities woman.
Green Bay Packers outside linebacker Erik Walden was arrested Friday on suspicion of felony domestic violence/substantial battery and will remain in the Brown County Jail until at least Monday.
Neighbors are coming to grips with the tragedy that played out inside a quiet Coon Rapids apartment complex Thursday night. Taiwo Obazeluwa said she was frightened to go outside.
Authorities locked down the Rockford Middle School Monday morning after a man allegedly assaulted someone in a house near the school, police said.
A St. Paul attorney is accused of choking and punching his 7-year-old son at least 30 times.