A Coon Rapids man who killed a 16-year-old Brooklyn Center boy while driving drunk, with a blood-alcohol level more than three times the legal limit, will spend most of the next decade behind bars.
A judge has denied a request from the man charged with murdering his son, after he asked if he could be temporarily released to say his goodbyes to the boy. Pierre Collins is charged with second-degree murder in the death of his 10-year-old son, Barway Collins.
A ban on Styrofoam containers in Minneapolis restaurants went into effect on Earth Day, Wednesday.
The ordinance requires all food and drinks prepared for dine-in or take-out to be placed in packaging that can re-used, recycled, or composted.
Multiple shots were allegedly fired in Brooklyn Park early Tuesday morning, according to Hennepin County Dispatch. According to Hennepin County, police responded to a call around 1 a.m. of multiple gun shots being fired.
Minnesota has a new millionaire, but he or she hasn’t claimed the money yet. The lottery says their winning Powerball ticket is worthless after Thursday night
A 51-year-old Apple Valley man has been sentenced to more than 6 years in prison after admitting to being high on meth while behind the wheel of a truck that caused a fatal crash.
While Minneapolis cheered the announcement of a new Major League Soccer franchise, it’s not clear how the owners plan to pay for a new 18,500 seat stadium, and whether they’ll ask for the public’s help.
Almost 4,000 people in the Twin Cities are without power Wednesday morning. According to Xcel Energy center roughly 1,924 people in the Rogers area are without power and another 1,948 people are without power near Woodbury.
Every Friday, we tackle a bunch of viewers’ burning questions. This week, Heather Brown explores recycling protocol, sleet vs. freezing rain, and why your voice gets lower when you’re sick.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation offered more details Monday about a project list that would sprout from Gov. Mark Dayton’s $6 billion road-funding request, providing wide-ranging estimates to arrive at the need.
Minneapolis South High School is one of many school benefiting from Target Field. What’s the connection? A Hennepin County tax that is helping build new facilities for schools and parks in the city.
Love was in the air Friday at the Hennepin County Government Center.
Heroin deaths in Hennepin County declined slightly in 2014, but the drug is getting cheaper in the Twin Cities — and has one of the highest purity levels in the country. The Hennepin County Sheriff’s office says there were 50 heroin deaths last year, compared to 56 in 2013 – the deadliest year for the drug on record. There were eight total in 2010.
Judges in Hennepin County are getting a jump on Valentine’s Day love. A dozen judges from the Fourth Judicial District are scheduled to marry 22 couples at no charge at Hennepin County Government Center on Friday, the day before the holiday.
E-cigarettes will soon be included in the smoking ban in Hennepin County. The ban prohibits smoking at places of employment, restaurants and bars in Hennepin County.
Snow plows have been out since 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, getting ready for ice, slush and snow. “We put down the chemicals to help break up the ice that was heading our way this morning,” MnDOT’s Kevin Walker said.
A jury in Hennepin County has awarded more than $13 million to the family of a young boy who was beaten and sexually assaulted at a child care center at the Grand Casino Mille Lacs in 2008. A lawyer for the family says the boy, then 3 years old, was dropped off at Kids Quest where he was approached by a 9-year-old boy.
The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office began a warrant sweep Thursday, and it’s urging those with active warrants to surrender themselves.
Nathan Kmetz says his father, Raymond, had nothing to live for. His father lost his house, his business and his family and felt his life was over. That’s why Kmetz believes his father walked into the Crystal city hall armed with a weapon, hoping to die.
A growing number of 20- and 30-somethings are calling Minneapolis home.
Serving on a jury when called is your civic duty, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy lunch.
A Hennepin County grand jury won’t bring charges against four officers involved in the fatal shooting of a man and woman on Highway 212 earlier this year.
A Champlin man plead guilty to murdering his ex-wife Thursday afternoon. Robert Siegfried, 37, pleaded guilty to attempted premeditated first-degree murder in the death of his ex-wife on Labor Day.
Workers at a Minnesota psychiatric facility are being hurt on the job more often due in part to a recent state law that has forced the facility to quickly admit more jail inmates. Through November, the first full year since the law requiring that psychiatric hospitals accept mentally ill inmates from county jails took effect, 40 assaults have been reported at the Anoka-Metro Regional Treatment Center, according to state data.
One man was shot and a police officer was injured at a Medina Motel Thursday afternoon. According to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office, the incident happened at about 12:30 p.m. at the Ling-Inn Motel on the 2300 block of Highway 55. Medina Police received a call about a suicidal man at the motel. When they arrived, they encountered a man who had a knife.