The Minnesota Department of Health says elevated levels of a harmful chemical have been detected in New Brighton’s drinking water system. Health officials say the presence of the chemical — 1, 4-Dioxane — does not pose an immediate health risk, but long-time exposure could present a cancer threat.
A body was discovered near the Mississippi River in Fridley Thursday afternoon. The Anoka County Sheriff’s office says a person fishing near Manomin Park spotted the body at about 2 p.m.
President Obama and the First Lady hosted the annual White House Easter Egg Roll Monday morning. The event draws tens of thousands of people to the White House South Lawn each year. Among the kids there was Fridley fifth-grader, Graham Trocke-Fowler.
A 43-year-old Fridley woman is accused of arson in connection with a fire at a mobile home early Sunday morning. Jennifer Robyn Beck has been charged with two counts of first-degree arson in connection with the incident.
A 43-year-old woman is in custody after a disturbance led to a fire at a residence in Fridley early Sunday morning, according to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office. Officers with the Fridley Police Department were called at about 4:55 a.m. to a disturbance on the 1000 block of North Circle.
A Fridley man is facing property damage and assault charges after going into a “meth rage” earlier this month. Charles Dale Otterness, 48, faces one count of first-degree criminal damage to property and one count of fourth-degree assault.
The State Patrol says a man died early Sunday morning after he drove the wrong way down westbound Interstate 694 in the north metro and slammed into two cars, injuring six people.
A 24-year-old woman is accused of stealing from a Fridley Walmart and hiding a knife – still inside its packing – in her crotch, according to charges filed Monday.
A woman convicted of luring two men into a brutal knife assault in Fridley last summer was sentenced Wednesday to almost 15 years in prison. Tiffani Marie Ivy pleaded guilty to two counts of aiding and abetting first-degree assault.
Minnesota State Patrol are reporting at least 135 crashes in the metro area due to the icy rain Tuesday. The state patrol said there have been 135 crashes and 40 spin-outs between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
All he wants to do is win his fourth straight state wrestling title. That’s life for Totino-Grace stand out Lance Benick, who will wrestle at Arizona State next season.
A 42-year-old man is facing multiple charges of assault in connection to a Fridley standoff on Dec. 30, 2014, the Anoka County Attorney’s Office announced Friday.
A convicted murderer was taken into custody Tuesday evening after a standoff at a Fridley apartment building, Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek said. According to Stanek, Eugene Ryan Boos, 42, was taken into custody after a standoff that lasted over five hours.
A Fridley kitchen fire caused about $2,000 in property damage Thursday before being put out by a stovetop extinguisher.
A woman who died after firefighters pulled her from a burning Fridley apartment building has been identified. Police said the fire broke out around 5:42 a.m. Saturday morning in the 1600 block of 73rd Avenue Northeast.
A woman was taken to the hospital after a fire broke out in a Fridley apartment building early Saturday morning. Police said the fire broke out just before 6 a.m. in the 1600 block of 73rd Avenue Northeast.
A driver suffered minor injuries after being involved in a crash with a semi-truck early Thursday morning in Fridley, according to the State Patrol.
For the first time, Minnesota cities are required to partner with the state for safety training on the transportation of oil and other hazardous materials.
Two teenagers could face charges after a playground at a school in Fridley was destroyed by fire over the weekend. Fridley Police and fire officials were called to Hayes Elementary School on the 600 block of Mississippi Street at about 2:57 p.m. Saturday on a report that that playground equipment was on fire.
Fridley Police are trying to figure out who started a fire at a playground. Crews were called on 3 p.m. Saturday to Hayes Elementary School, playground was fully engulfed in flames.
A nurse from the Twin Cities just returned Monday night from Sierra Leone — one of the countries affected by the Ebola outbreak. Carrie Jo Cain, of Fridley, Minn., spent a week and a half there training hospital workers, dealing with Ebola patients and teaching community leaders how to stop the spread of the disease.
The Fridley Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify a suspect in an armed robbery at an adult entertainment store. Police said the incident happened at about 10:52 a.m. on Aug. 22. At Fantasy Gifts House on the 1000 block of East Moore Lake Drive in Fridley.
Authorities said Sunday four people are in custody in connection with an assault Saturday morning in Fridley that left two men hospitalized in critical condition. The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office and Fridley Police were called at about 4:25 a.m. Saturday on a report that two men were injured in the area of 77th Avenue and Main Street in Fridley.
wo 21-year-old men are in critical condition after allegedly being lured by two women to a location in Fridley, Minn., where two men were waiting to attack them. According to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office, Fridley Police received a report of two injured men in the area of 77th Avenue and Main Street at about 4:25 a.m.
A crash has injured at least five people early Friday morning, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The crash happened at about 4:16 a.m. on Interstate 694 on the ramp to East River Road.