Minnesota Wild defenseman Marco Scandella has been fined by the NHL for an illegal check to the head of St. Louis Blues forward T.J. Oshie. The hit occurred in the first period of their game on Saturday, when Scandella was assessed a minor penalty.
A state trooper and a driver are recovering Saturday after an early morning crash sent them to the hospital. According to Minnesota State Patrol, troopers went to check on an unoccupied, stalled car on eastbound Interstate 94 around 3:23 a.m. Saturday. The stalled car was blocking the left lane from entering the southbound Highway 61 ramp.
A 32-year-old Wyoming, Minn. man pleaded guilty Thursday to a hit-and-run crash that killed an Army veteran last June.
A 6-year-old boy was hit by a vehicle Monday morning while crossing the street to get to his school bus, according to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office.
Authorities say an inattentive driver slammed into a trooper’s squad Tuesday morning. No one was injured in the crash but officers say it’s a good reminder for all drivers to slow down and pay attention.
A 63-year-old Richfield man that was killed after being struck by a vehicle early Sunday has been identified. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner identified the pedestrian as Michael Lindholm.
Adrieanne Simmons, a St. Paul woman who said she was repeatedly punched in the head by a bus driver, wants to know why he’s back on the job. Her bus driver was charged with misdemeanor assault, disorderly conduct and criminal damage to property in the October incident, but he’s back behind the wheel.
A helicopter flew a bicyclist to North Memorial Medical Center Tuesday evening after the cyclist was hit by a car in Anoka County.
The Ontario Provincial Police say that Jim Kowalski died Thursday after falling into a rotating plane propeller while on a fishing trip in Canada. The incident happened at about 10:30 a.m. on Thursday in Red Lake, Ontario.
Authorities are searching for the suspect who allegedly hit a highway construction worker Wednesday night in New Brighton and then fled the scene. The Minnesota State Patrol said the worker, who was sawing concrete as part of the repair project, was struck at 9:50 p.m. on the eastbound lanes of I-694, west of the ramp from the interstate to Long Lake Road.
A pedestrian was hit and killed Tuesday afternoon on the 5500 block of Lexington Avenue in Shoreview, Minn., according to authorities. The Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office said officers arrived on the scene at 12:55 p.m. Tuesday after a vehicle driving northbound on Lexington Avenue, north of County Road I, collided with an adult male.
In the midst of his “Bicycle Around Minnesota” tour, Gerald Johnson was hit by a car outside of Paynesville, Minn., and airlifted to the hospital. While driving a her car at 9:12 a.m. Friday at the intersection of County Road 16 and 293rd Avenue — 2 miles north of Paynesville, Minn. — Josie Magnan drove through without stopping at the stop sign, according to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office.
A 9-year-old boy is in the hospital Thursday night after witnesses say both his feet were severed off when he was playing on a moving train.
A jogger in Wright County was killed Thursday afternoon after a van crossed the center line, killing the pedestrian, according to the Wright County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities said the incident took place at 12:09 p.m. on the 8300 block of Wright County Road 19 in Otsego, Minn.
A 24-year-old woman who was hit by a vehicle while she was riding her bicycle has died — and police are still looking for the driver who sped from the scene. Minneapolis police say the woman was riding at the intersection of 28th and Pleasant Avenue South on Wednesday night when a vehicle sped through a stop sign, with its headlights off, and hit her.
Police are investigating after a car hit and killed a 79-year-old pedestrian Friday night in front of the St. Croix Casino in Wisconsin. According to the Turtle Lake Police Department, Donald P. Hatalla, of Turtle Lake, died on the scene after a truck driven by 74-year-old Kenneth L. Bonner of Alemna hit him at about 10:16 p.m. Friday.
A postal worker was hit and killed Tuesday morning after an accident at the Brooklyn Center Post Office, according to police. Authorities said officers were called around 7:25 a.m. to the post office located at 6845 Lee Ave. in Brooklyn Center.
A 29-year-old man is accused of beating a Columbia store owner with the butt of his handgun, and leaving the victim covered in his own blood, according to authorities. Brandon Benjamin Broszko was charged with two counts of first-degree attempted aggravated robbery, according to a criminal complaint filed in Anoka County.
Authorities are investigating after a car struck a school bus carrying 30 students Thursday afternoon in Sherburne County. Sherburne County Sheriff Joel Brott said three people are injured after a school bus, which had stopped, was struck from behind by another vehicle about 2:30 p.m. Thursday on County Road 5 in Big Lake Township.
A woman accused of hitting and killing her boyfriend with her vehicle in January has been sentenced. Arlene Garcia, 54, was sentenced to more than four years in prison after she pleaded guilty to unintentional criminal vehicular homicide on March 4.
A Washington County sheriff’s commander said he’s lucky to be alive after getting shot in the face.
No one was hurt after a bus drove off the road Thursday afternoon, and crashed into a tree in Brooklyn Park.
A Minneapolis police SWAT team leader has been convicted of assaulting a man while off-duty at a bar.
On March 18, 15-year-old Alec O’Connell was running with the Wayzata track team when he was hit by a bus near Plymouth Creek Elementary School.
Anaheim Ducks right wing Corey Perry has been suspended for four games without pay by the NHL for a high, late check on Minnesota’s Jason Zucker.