Man Charged In Fatal Shooting Of Teen Outside Of Mpls. ChurchA Minneapolis man is charged with second-degree murder in the death of teen outside of a north Minneapolis church in October. The Hennepin County Attorney's Office says 20-year-old Jontrel Marquise Bolden is accused of shooting 19-year-old Elija Larkin several times outside of New Bethel Baptist Church on the night of Oct. 14.
Mpls. Leaders Announce Initiative To Fight Violent CrimeThe city of Minneapolis announced a new initiative to fight violent crimes -- and it involves the mayor's office, police department and county attorney's office. Violent crime arrests are up 13 percent, but the Minneapolis Police Department says those crimes have increased more than five percent since last year. That includes homicide, rape, robbery and aggravated assault.
Charges: Convicted Sex Offender Rapes Another Teen, This Time At GunpointA convicted sexual predator is charged again with raping a teenage girl -- this time at gunpoint in a Minneapolis alley earlier this month. The Hennepin County Attorney's Office says 34-year-old Charles Edward Stevenson was charged Thursday with one count of first-degree penetration while armed with a dangerous weapon and one count of providing false information while registering as a sex offender.
Mpls. Man, 26, Pleads Guilty To Murder In Light Rail Station StabbingA 26-year-old Minneapolis man has pleaded guilty to murdering a man last December at the light rail station at Lake and Hiawatha.
Girl Honored For Testifying Against Father's AttackerAn 11-year-old girl became the youngest recipient of a Community Leadership Award from the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office Friday.
Hennepin Co. Attorney: 4 Arrested, 3 Child Care Centers Charged In Fraud CaseFour people have been taken into custody and three child care centers face charges in connection to the fraudulent billing of the Child Care Assistance Program, which is likely to surpass $1 million, the Hennepin County Attorney's Office announced Tuesday.
Burnsville Man Charged With Murder In Fourth Of July ShootingA Burnsville man has been charged with murder in the shooting death of a teen over the Fourth of July holiday. Dejon Frazier, 18, has been charged with second-degree murder and attempted second degree murder.
Minneapolis Teen Charged As Adult In Beating Death Of ToddlerThe teenager who admitted to stomping and kicking his girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter, killing her, will now stand trial as an adult. Eighteen-year-old Cody Feran-Baum was 17 when he was accused in the beating death of Sophia O'Neill. He was babysitting O'Neill in June at his grandparents' Minneapolis home while his girlfriend was away. The toddler died while in his care.
Woman, 24, Found Guilty Of Running Over Another Woman In Mpls. Parking Lot Officials say a 24-year-old woman was found guilty of criminal vehicular operation for running over another woman last year in a downtown Minneapolis parking lot.
Woman, 53, Charged With Stealing $700K From EmployerA St. Bonifacius woman charged with stealing more than a half a million dollars from her employer is expected to make her first court appearance next week. Karen Jane Breyette, 53, has been charged with seven counts of theft by swindle over $35,000.
Klobuchar Adds Personal Touch To Political Profile In MemoirU.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar is burnishing her political profile with personal touches in a new memoir. The book is called "The Senator Next Door" and is set to go on sale Aug. 25. The two-term Minnesota senator tells stories of childhood trips from her home in Plymouth all the way to the Hennepin County Attorney's office and Washington.
Man Sentenced For Killing Good Samaritan At July 4th PartyA Brooklyn Center man was sentenced Wednesday to more than 14 years in prison for the murder of a Good Samaritan at a Minneapolis Fourth of July party. Joseph Lee Smith, 25, was convicted of second-degree unintentional murder in the 2014 death of 28-year-old Cabrie Young, according to the Hennepin County Attorney's Office.