The Minneapolis Police Department, the largest in Minnesota, has become the latest to equip its officers with body cameras in what officials say is an effort to improve transparency and hold police accountable. Thirty-six officers will test two camera models over the next several months, with plans to roll them out department-wide by late 2015.
A 22-year-old woman accused of exchanging gunfire with sheriff’s deputies in northwestern Wisconsin is facing four felony charges.
The St. Louis County Attorney’s Office says a 49-year-old Duluth man has received the maximum sentence for sexually assaulting a preteen girl. On Monday, Joseph Edward Wilson — who was found guilty of two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct — was asked by the judge if he had anything to say before the sentencing. He did not, and the judge sentenced him to the statutory maximum 30-year sentence.
A 30-year-old Duluth man has pleaded guilty to suffocating his 13-month-old daughter to death, the St. Louis County Attorney’s Office announced. On Monday, Christopher Dennis Peterson pleaded guilty in State District Court to second-degree murder with the understanding that he will receive a 40-year prison sentence – the statutory maximum – in connection to the July 5 death of his daughter, Layna.
Halloween is almost here. Last week I took a look at not-so-scary Halloween events around the Twin Cities. This week, let’s take a look at a sampling of Halloween events around the state.
A Wisconsin man was arrested Thursday in connection with the shooting death of his wife, who died in a Duluth hospital earlier this month. According to the Sawyer County Sherriff’s Office, 26-year-old Cade Clark was arrested Wednesday in Tomah, Wisconsin.
In their first one-on-one debate of the campaign, two candidates for Minnesota governor squared off in Duluth Tuesday. Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and his Republican opponent, Jeff Johnson, turned up the heat on each other over which candidate better understands the struggles of middle class voters. But unexpectedly, another big issue just keeps coming back: the Vikings stadium.
Something different is about to happen in a Minnesota governor’s race: A head-to-head debate. For the first time in at least four campaigns, the Democratic and Republican nominees were gearing up to go one-on-one.
Indigenous People’s Day was a busy one for Dave Lee. Click the link to listen back to some highlights from the show on THE PODCAST PAGE.
Five people have been charged in the killing of a 20-year-old man during an attempted robbery in Superior. WDIO-TV reports 17-year-old Chance Andrews is charged with felony murder and accused of shooting 20-year-old Garth Velin Tuesday evening.
Police in Duluth, Minn. located a 14-year-old girl who they were searching for Wednesday afternoon. According to police, Kaytlyn Rae Quintana left Denfeld High School in mini-van around 2:40 p.m. Wednesday.
Democratic Sen. Al Franken and his Republican challenger Mike McFadden spent their first debate clashing over how to address problems in President Barack Obama’s health care law and mining on Minnesota’s Iron Range.
The largest freighter on the Great Lakes was stuck for about three hours after it ran aground near Bayfront Park in Duluth.
The Tweed Museum of Art in Duluth has received a $1 million donation that will be used to kick off a $4.2 million renovation project. Chancellor Lendley Black announced the gift Thursday at the museum on the University of Minnesota Duluth campus.
A 37-year-old Duluth man is accused of fatally stabbing his mother earlier this week.
Police are holding a man in the stabbing death of a 71-year-old Duluth woman. Officers were called to a Duluth home early Tuesday and were met at the door by a man who said they should arrest him. Police entered and found a woman dead from stab wounds. The victim is identified as Mary Margaret Mosqueda.
With cameras and binoculars in hand, bird lovers are starting to flock to Hawk Ridge, a scenic overlook on the edge of Duluth.
Sen. Al Franken’s TV ad skillfully weaves the campaign’s own video and real TV news broadcasts, adding a narrator’s voice that sounds like a newsreader and morphs into actual TV anchors.
It’s the kind of air plane ride that’s not for the faint of heart. The U.S Navy Blue Angels gave me a once in a life time ride in an F-18 Hornet, and it was an unforgettable experience.
After being grounded last year because of the government’s sequestration, the U.S. Navy Blue Angels have returned to Minnesota. They will be flying this weekend as one of the most popular performers in the Duluth Air Show.
A new survey ranking the most livable cities in the country placed Duluth, Minnesota at the very top of the list. Outdoor Magazine unveiled the results of its “Best Town Ever” contest and argued that no amount of Minnesota cold can keep the people of Duluth indoors.
A 38-year-old woman is in custody after allegedly shooting a man, who first told authorities his wound was self-inflicted. The Pine County Sheriff’s Office says they received report of the shooting on Tuesday at about 6:05 p.m. at 23285 Farm To Market Road in Sturgeon Lake.
The fire that damaged a historic house on one of Duluth’s busiest streets has been ruled arson. Damage to the red sandstone Traphagen House is estimated at over $150,000. It was built in the 1890s and is on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has decided against opening more of Minnesota’s scientific and natural areas to hunting and trapping. The agency announced Tuesday that it won’t loosen hunting restrictions in 10 of the 159 areas, which are known as SNAs. The areas are protected because they contain rare native plants and undisturbed shorelines.
Authorities are investigating after a historic Duluth landmark was damaged by a fire. Crews were called to the Oliver G. Traphagen House early Monday to find two stories of the mansion on fire.