Off-duty police officers will now be allowed to carry handguns at Vikings games at TCF Bank Stadium. Reports state a judge made the ruling after the Minneapolis Police Union and Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association sued last year.
Police in Chaska say that three in-laws were accidentally shot by other family members in two separate incidents, one of which happened during a game of Monopoly. Officers say alcohol does not appear to have been involved in either shooting.
It seems like there has been a string of shooting rampages all across the country over the last year, and now the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office is providing training sessions of how to deal with a situation where an active shooter is involved.
Minnesota Sheriffs issued more than 30,000 gun permits last year — that’s 10,000 more than the year before.
Since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, gun control has been a big part of the political conversation in the country.
An 11-year-old boy accidentally shot his 9-year-old brother in the leg while unloading a handgun on Saturday afternoon.
A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for stealing more than 30 handguns from the Gander Mountain in Woodbury.
A 24-year-old man from St. Louis Park was arrested Wednesday after handguns and marijuana were seized from his residence, according to police.
Less than two months after a Minnesota prosecutor was shot by a defendant in a Grand Marais courthouse, a legislative committee advanced two bills designed to beef up security for county attorneys, including one that would let prosecutors carry guns.
A 23-year-old Rochester man is in jail after police say he was caught with two handguns in a duffel bag at Apache Mall.