One man is dead and a police officer is hurt after an officer-involved shooting in the north metro Friday night. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says the shooting happened during a traffic stop on Interstate 694 in Fridley at about 10:52 p.m.
They called it the “longest night” for good reason: 13 people were killed and, in Fridley alone, one in every four homes was damaged or destroyed.
Folks have come together Wednesday to remember that fateful night exactly 50 years ago.
Fifty years ago this Wednesday evening, Dick Chapman and Charlie Boone spent six straight hours taking calls from people and, using a map and a pen, tracked the storm as it tore across the Twin Cities.
Fifty years ago this Wednesday, the Twin Cities were ravaged by a series of tornadoes that struck the northwestern metro area. No fewer than six tornadoes touched down as the storm system moved through, some of them on the ground simultaneously.
Some Twin Cities students are speaking up about bullying by staying silent. Totino-Grace High School in Fridley launched a new campaign this week called “We Don’t Say.” It highlights seven words and phrases the students won’t use because of their meanings and how the words affect others.
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.