Mpls. Teen Pleads Guilty To Fatal Shooting At Drug DealA Minneapolis teen pleaded guilty Tuesday to the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old man, according to the Hennepin County Attorney's Office. Eugene Watkins, also 19, made the plea right before his case was set to go to trial.
2 Charged In Drug-Related Stabbing Death In West St. PaulA man and a woman face second-degree murder charges in connection to a drug deal that turned deadly last Tuesday in West St. Paul. The Dakota County Attorney's Office says Elizabeth Rios, 26, and Jose Dominguez, 21, were also charged with first-degree aggravated robbery in the stabbing death of 30-year-old Daniel Adam Wallner of West St. Paul.
Judge Orders 12-Year-Old Murder Suspect To Remain In CustodyA judge has ordered a 12-year-old suspect in a deadly Omaha shooting to remain in a youth detention center. Jarrell Milton had his first court appearance Friday, with prosecutors saying he is a member of one of Omaha's most violent street gangs. His pretrial hearing was set for July 21.
Vegas Man Held In Slaying Of Deaf Poker Player From Minn.Authorities in Las Vegas are linking the slaying of a Deaf Minnesota poker player to a botched attempt to buy 10 pounds of marijuana from two men in the parking lot of an apartment complex several blocks east of the Strip. An arrest report made public Monday says 39-year-old John Cyril Collins of Lake Crystal, Minnesota, died May 11, shortly after he was shot in the chest in a Cadillac sedan that he and his girlfriend drove to Nevada to buy pot.
Grand Jury Indicts 2 In 1999 Minneapolis KillingA grand jury has indicted two St. Paul men in a 15-year-old murder case. Authorities allege 32-year-old Earl Vang, of St. Paul, was one of two men who shot and killed 19-year-old Miguel McElroy outside a north Minneapolis convenience store July 9, 1999, after a drug deal went bad.
Police: 2 Arrested Accidentally Called Cop, Asked For PotTwo men were arrested in St. Cloud after police say they dialed the wrong number and attempted to buy a pound of marijuana from a police officer.