Suspect In 2002 Murder Arrested, Deported To MexicoA man wanted in Mexico for murder was arrested in St. Paul Tuesday and handed over to Mexican authorities. United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement say 30-year-old Jose Alvarado is accused of fatally shooting Saul Chavez Rodriguez in Coahuila, Mexico in 2002 after he backed out of a $15 bet to race Alvarado on foot.
Minnesota’s 'Sanctuary City' MurderThe killing of 32-year-old Kathryn Steinle in San Francisco, California, allegedly by Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, an undocumented immigrant, has many focusing on the "sanctuary city" policy that many U.S. Cities adopted. But the real focus shouldn’t be on sanctuary cities, it should be on what happens to illegal immigrants after they commit a crime.
Gov't Safety Regulators: Wash Your Cars, MinnesotansThe U.S. Government wants you to wash your car if you live in an area where salt is used to clear the roads of snow and ice. This National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wrapped up a five-year investigation into rusting pipes carrying brake fluid in five million older vehicles.
US, Canadian Crews Clearing Path Through Lake Superior IceU.S. and Canadian crews are working to clear a path through ice on eastern Lake Superior that's left freighters unable to move, including one that had a hole punched in its hull. The Canadian Coast Guard says that by Wednesday afternoon, six vessels heading toward the lower lakes and 12 vessels heading toward upper Lake Superior were waiting to move.
Ice-Out Declared On Lake MinnetonkaOfficials with the Freshwater Society announced Sunday that Lake Minnetonka, the metro area's largest lake, is ice free.
4-Year-Old Pulled From Icy Iowa Lake Has Died, Sheriff Says Authorities say a 4-year-old boy who was pulled from an icy lake in northern Iowa has died at a Minnesota hospital.
Man, Dog Rescued From Icy Pond In Wis.Authorities say a 56-year-old man and his dog were rescued from an icy pond in his backyard near Watertown.
Thick Ice Slows Start Of Shipping On Upper Mississippi RiverThick ice is delaying the resumption of shipping on the Upper Mississippi River. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers had planned to reopen Lock and Dam 5A near Fountain City, Wisconsin, on Monday.
Lake Superior Ice Caves To Close For SeasonAfter attracting nearly 36,000 visitors over nine days, the Apostle Island ice caves in northwestern Wisconsin will be closing Monday night.
Man Dies, Grandson In Critical Condition After ATV Breaks Through IceA 50-year-old man is dead and his 2-year-old grandson is in critical condition after the UTV they were on broke through the ice on a lake near Alexandria, according to their family.
Hennepin Co. Officials Warn Of Thin Ice, Despite SnowDespite a fresh coating of snow Tuesday, the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office says much of the ice in the area is thin. Officials are urging people to use caution on all bodies of water throughout the county.
While Mpls. Rinks Won't Be Maintained After Sunday, The Ice Isn't Off LimitsThe outdoor ice skating season officially ends Sunday on the 47 outdoor rinks operated by the Minneapolis Parks Board.