Eight black hearses lined up side by side outside a church in a small southeastern Minnesota community Thursday, each set to carry one member of a slain Houston, Texas, family to their final resting place. The funeral for Valerie and Dwayne Jackson and their six children, ages 6 to 13, at La Crescent United Methodist Church and their burial at Prince of Peace Cemetery west of town were closed to the media
From a funeral for eight family members in Minnesota to new accusations against Josh Duggar, here are the four stories to know for Thursday, Aug. 20.
Funeral arrangements are underway in a small, southeastern Minnesota town for eight family members killed in their Houston home earlier this month.
A funeral will be held Monday for the teenager who died from a rare infection he likely got while swimming last week.
“We will never know why.” that was the theme of services wrapping up Sunday night for a decorated Elk River police officer and his son. Elk River officer Todd Besser, 49, was killed last weekend. Shortly after, his 27-year-old son Blake was also killed.
Minnesota’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.
Louise Karluah — the mother of Barway Collins — walked through Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Wednesday before heading to the north Minneapolis funeral home where her son’s body is being preserved. She was surrounded by compassionate strangers who’ve dedicated time and money to help her.
Barway Collins’ family pastor says he wants to set the record straight about the community fundraising efforts to give the boy a proper burial. The 10-year-old’s body was found just over one week ago in North Mississippi Regional Park.
Hundreds are expected to attend the funeral for an unarmed 19-year-old who was killed last weekend by a Madison police officer. Tony Robinson, who is biracial, died March 6 after what police say was a confrontation in which he assaulted the white officer.
Friends and family are remembering a St. Paul man who died after an altercation with police. The medical examiner said Sinth Khottavongsa, 57, died just two days after police used a Taser on him.
J.P. Parise, a former standout for the Minnesota North Stars and the father of current Wild star Zach Parise, died on Wednesday after a battle with lung cancer. He was 73 years old.
Classes are canceled Monday at Hill-Murray so that the school community can honor a man who brought more than 20 years of leadership to the school.
Police officers from the Twin Cities traveled halfway across the country to honor a fallen New York City officer. Officer Rafael Ramos and his partner, officer Wenjian Liu, were gunned down while sitting in their squad car in Brooklyn on Dec. 20, 2014.
More than 1,200 people gathered to mourn the North Dakota State University student found slain in Moorhead as authorities search for the person responsible for his death. The funeral Mass for 18-year-old Thomas Bearson was held Monday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in his hometown of Sartell.
The North Dakota State University student found slain in Moorhead will be laid to rest as authorities search for the person responsible for his death. A funeral Mass for 18-year-old Thomas Bearson will be held Monday morning at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in his hometown of Sartell.
A funeral is scheduled for Monday for a college freshman from Sartell, Minn. Eighteen-year-old Tom Bearson’s body was discovered Tuesday morning in Moorhead, Minn. three days after he was last seen leaving a party near the North Dakota State University campus in Fargo.
There will be a public memorial and candlelight service Thursday for the man who police say was killed by his ex at an Arden Hills gas station. Kelly Phillips was shot multiple times at a gas station in Arden Hills on Aug. 11 and died from injuries in the incident.
A funeral is planned this week in Minnesota for two sisters who were fatally shot in Wisconsin. An obituary notice says a celebration of life will be held Friday at 2 p.m. for 39-year-old Ashlee Steele and 38-year-old Kacee Tollefsbol.
The family of a man gunned down at an Arden Hills gas station are remembering him Saturday as a kind, selfless man. Kelly Phillips, 48, was buried Saturday morning in his hometown of Mason City, Iowa.
Family and friends gathered Saturday morning to remember a Minneapolis high school football player who drowned. Sha-kym Adams, 15, was swimming at Lake Nokomis last week with some teammates when he went under water.
The Phillips family says they feel heartbroken after their son was gunned down at a gas station. The man police want to talk to in connection to his death still hasn’t been found.
Funeral plans have been finalized for a high school football player who drowned this week. Sha-kym Adams, 15, was swimming at Lake Nokomis on Wednesday with some teammates when he went under the water.
Thousands are expected to attend funeral proceedings for a fallen Mendota Heights police officer after visitation services drew hundreds of mourners. The visitation was held Tuesday for Mendota Heights Officer Scott Patrick at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church in West St. Paul.
Over the next two days, thousands of people are expected to turn out to pay their last respects to the Mendota Heights Police Officer killed in the line of duty nearly a week ago.
Memorial services for Officer Scott Patrick are planned for Wednesday morning. The funeral service will be held at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church in West St. Pau, Minn.