Man, 20, Arrested With Modified Pistol In St. CloudA Zimmerman man is facing felony weapon charges after St. Cloud police found him with an automatic pistol while responding to a separate gun complaint. Enrico Antonio Ritchard Howe, 20, is being held at Stearns County Jail on felony weapon charges.
Hastings Man Charged With Forcefully Spanking DaughterA Hastings man is charged with malicious punishment of a child after being accused of forcefully spanking his 21-month-old daughter. According to the Dakota County Attorney's Office, 29-year-old Kenneth Andrew Keefer was watching his daughter during a weekend visit from Dec. 12 – 15, 2013.
Pine Co. Day Care Provider Pleads Guilty To Child NeglectA Pine County day care provider has pleaded guilty to child neglect after a 22-month-old girl in her care walked away and onto a nearby highway. The little girl wasn’t hurt, but the day care provider told police she had been drinking vodka and taking cough syrup that day, court documents say.
Bill To Crack Down On Fake 911 Calls Heads To Gov.Minnesota lawmakers want the state to start cracking down on phony 911 calls.
Boogaard's Brother Pleads Guilty To Remaining ChargeThe brother of the late Derek Boogaard has pleaded guilty to gross misdemeanor interference with the scene of the former Minnesota Wild player's death.