Number Of Domestic Violence Deaths On The Rise In MinnesotaThe number of deaths related to domestic violence in Minnesota is growing at an alarming rate. The Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women said 26 people have died just this year as a result of domestic violence. That's compared to last year, when 16 women and two men died from domestic violence.
Police: St. Cloud Man Suspected Of Setting Fire In Woman's ApartmentA St. Cloud man is in custody on suspicion of intentionally starting a fire in a woman's apartment early Saturday morning. St. Cloud Police say firefighters and officers were called to an apartment complex on the 800 block of 13th Street South just before 6 a.m.
January Trial Date Set For Barway Collins' FatherA trial date has been set for next January for the man accused of killing his 10-year-old son last March. In a brief hearing, Pierre Collins said he was willing to waive his right to a speedy trial in order to give his lawyers time to prepare to defend him against charges he murdered his son Barway Collins.
Pierre Collins Was Accused Of Abusing His Other KidsAllegations of child abuse have surfaced against the man charged with killing his son.
Man Accused Of Kidnapping Ex, Forcing Her To Drive With Rope Around Her NeckA New Richmond, Wisconsin man faces multiple criminal charges after allegedly kidnapping his former girlfriend and forcing her to drive for several hours with a rope around her neck. Baldwin police say 50-year-old Daniel O'Keefe snuck into his ex-girlfriend's car Wednesday night in the parking lot of Notato Contour in Menomonie, where they both work.
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Vikings Are Among NFL's Leading Teams For Player ArrestsThe Adrian Peterson child abuse case is not the first time a Viking player has been in trouble. But how the Vikings are handling this case is a bit different. Vikings players have been arrested 45 times since 2000 for crimes ranging from assault, to drunk driving, to disorderly conduct.
Man, 28, Charged In Death Of West St. Paul Woman A 28-year-old West St. Paul man faces murder charges in connection to the strangulation death of a 24-year-old woman, according to the Dakota County Attorney's Office. On Monday afternoon, Marc Anauri Bakambia was charged with two counts of second-degree murder in the Aug. 10, 2014 incident.
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Dayton Signs Bill Stripping Abusers Of GunsGov. 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.
Bill Restricting Gun Possession Heads To Dayton 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.
Minn. House Approves Gun Ban For Domestic Abusers 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.