Police Seek Suspects In South Minneapolis Triple ShootingPolice are trying to find the people who shot three men who were sitting inside a car in south Minneapolis Sunday night. Two of them were killed. The third man was hospitalized overnight. It happened in the Seward neighborhood near East Franklin Avenue and 22nd Avenue South.
Strong Law Enforcement Presence Expected At Officer Besser's FuneralMinnesota's Law Enforcement Memorial Association will have a major presence at Sunday's funeral for Officer Todd Besser. Besser was a long-time member of the Elk River Police Department, and was off-duty when he and his son, Blake, were slain a week ago.
Officer's Partner, Friend Talk About Final Hours With Todd BesserTonight we are learning more about the relationship between an Elk River officer and the son who confessed to killing him. Todd Besser was killed last Saturday night in St. Michael. Shortly after, his middle son, Blake, was also shot and killed.
Man Gets 50 Years In Prison For Killing ParentsAn Iron River man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for killing his parents last winter. Forty-five-year-old Jim Crain Jr. was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to two counts of second-degree intentional homicide.
Byron Smith Must Pay $21K To Teens' FamiliesA Minnesota man convicted of killing two unarmed teenagers who broke into his home in 2012 has been ordered to pay more than $21,000 in restitution to the victims' families. Sixty-six-year-old Byron Smith was convicted in April of first-degree premeditated murder in the deaths of 17-year-old Nick Brady and 18-year-old Haile Kifer. Smith was sentenced to life in prison without parole. He is appealing.
DNA Helps Crack 1998 Mpls. Double Murder Case When 18-year-old Carrie Richter and 20-year-old Dustin Baity didn't show up for a gathering on Christmas Day 1998, their families grew suspicious. The couple was later found strangled and stabbed in the northeast Minneapolis apartment they shared. "Homicides are never over and DNA is the great tool of investigators and prosecutors," said Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman.
Man Charged In Granite Falls Double MurderThe man arrested in connection with the double murder in Granite Falls, Minn. has now been charged with two counts of second-degree murder in the case.
Man Gets Life In Prison For Photo Shop Double MurderThe Minnesota man who killed a father and son inside their La Crosse, Wis. photo shop last fall has been sentenced to life in prison. Forty-year-old Jeffrey Lepsch of Dakota was convicted in July for the killings of 56-year-old Paul Petras and his 19-year-old son, A.J.
Minn. Man Convicted In Wis. Double Murder A jury convicted a Minnesota man Tuesday for the murders of a father and son inside a Wisconsin photography store.
Trial Set To Start For Wis. Photo Shop Double Murder The trial is set to begin this week for a man accused of killing a father and son in their photo shop.
San Antonio Double-Murder Suicide Has Ties To New Ulm, Minn. San Antonio police believe the discovery of two men and a woman shot to death in a house is a double murder and suicide, and they were employees of a New Ulm, Minn.-based trucking company.
Man Charged With Killing Little Falls Teen Set To Leave JailThe Little Falls man charged with killing two teens is waiting to get out of jail after a judge agreed to lower his bail at a hearing Monday afternoon.