Friends and teammates of murder victim Mandy Matula gathered Sunday in an effort to raise awareness for domestic violence. Matula disappeared in May after leaving her house with her ex-boyfriend, David Roe, in Eden Prairie. Roe killed himself before police could question him.
A St. Paul man with a history of domestic violence is accused of threatening to kill his ex-wife and several others.
A Minneapolis woman’s death has been ruled a homicide by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s office. The body of Nerissa Annette Shaw, 46, was found wrapped in a sheet along the 5000 block of Cedar Lake Road in St. Louis Park on Tuesday. Authorities say Shaw died from multiple blunt-force injuries. Police arrested 54-year-old Walter Thompson III, also of Minneapolis, on probable cause of second-degree homicide. Thompson and Shaw had a history of domestic issues, and he was currently on probation for violating an order of protection involving the victim.
Her family is busy organizing Saturday’s first annual “5K for Dani J.” It will take place at Colby Lake in Woodbury, a place she knew well.
A 56-year-old Burnsville, Minn. man is accused of assaulting his 90-year-old mother and throwing her dog on the ground after she wouldn’t sign over her house to him.
One in three women are assaulted by someone they know. Now the re-authorization of the Violence Against Women Act will help protect women in Minnesota.
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
A 52-year-old Burnsville, Minn. woman accused of stabbing her husband in the hand allegedly told officers she wishes she had been the shooter in the recent Connecticut school massacre.
In unmarked vehicles, four teams of St. Paul Police family violence officers spread out across the east metro Wednesday — armed with the list of 60 offenders wanted by outstanding arrest warrants.
Minneapolis Police say a man now faces criminal charges after allegedly threatening his wife with a blowtorch and ax earlier this month.
A man who was beaten by St. Paul Police joined his lawyer and leaders from the NAACP and African American Leadership Council at Lewis Park in St. Paul on Saturday, the same place where police arrested Hightower four days ago.
A 68-year-0ld woman was killed in a case of apparent domestic violence in St. Cloud early Thursday morning.
A Columbia Heights man was sentenced to 163 months in prison for attempted murder. Antonio Robinson, 39, pleaded guilty to attempted murder in the second-degree from a knife attack on his girlfriend on February 19, 2012.
Police say a number of family members were present when a man shot his wife and son before turning the gun on himself. Police were called around to a duplex on the 3200 block of 39th Avenue Northeast at 8:30 p.m. after reports of shots fired.
Authorities say they’ve caught up with a man accused of repeatedly stomping on the head of his 2-year-old child and assaulting the toddler’s mother in Coon Rapids.
A 20-year-old man is accused of squeezing his 7-week-old daughter hard enough to fracture at least 21 bones.
There’s fear among domestic violence experts that Chris Cook’s acquittal could cause some victims to not come forward.
A domestic assault trial for Minnesota Vikings cornerback Chris Cook will turn on whether jurors believe his version of events or his girlfriend’s.
A Rochester, Minn. man faces 12 criminal counts of attempted murder, assault, burglary and more after allegedly stabbing a toddler and two adults.
Police are investigating after a woman was stabbed in an apparent domestic dispute late Sunday evening.
A Minneapolis man has been charged with shooting his ex-girlfriend eight times in front of her daughter Monday evening.
Some sports fans are taking out their frustrations on their loved ones after their team loses a big game, according to a new study linking sports and domestic violence.
Many people who lose their daughters, sisters or friends to domestic violence aren’t able to stand before a crowd of people and tell their story.
Authorities released the names of the two people involved in a murder-suicide in Circle Pines, Minn.
One man was shot dead and a woman was injured in an officer-involved shooting in Zumbrota, Minn.