Tow truck drivers are still picking up cars parked on unplowed streets and dragging them to the Minneapolis impound lot. It’s been like that for nearly three days, ever since the city imposed a snow emergency, which is designed to get cars off the streets to allow plows to get rid of all the snow.
Several pumps are keeping St. Paul’s floodwaters at bay. The ever-widening Mississippi River is attracting curious spectators like Barb Stahowiak. “I’d walk here almost every day during the fall flood, I think it was 2010, and it did not rise like this, not at all,” Stahowiak said.
Several residents of Minneapolis and St. Paul woke up Thursday with a big headache on their hands after their car got towed. Snow emergencies went into effect Wednesday night after our first winter storm dumped several inches of snow across much of the Twin Cities.
A man accused of killing a St. Paul woman and putting her body in the trunk of a car now faces charges in another murder case. Eighteen-year-old Brittany Clardy was found in a car hidden under blankets at an impound lot in Columbia Heights last February.
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner says the 24-year-old Georgia woman found dead in a trunk last month died as a result of “homicide by unspecified means.” The medical examiner confirmed the body was that of Klaressa Lorayne Cook, of Gaynesville, Ga.
A man, previously indicted for murdering a St. Paul teen and stashing her body in the trunk of a car, is now a suspect in a similar murder of a 24-year-old woman, according to police.
An Anoka County grand jury indicted a 23-year-old man for the first-degree murder of a St. Paul woman who was found in a Columbia Heights impound lot in February.
A lot of Twin Cities communities are under snow emergencies Wednesday morning, including Minneapolis and St. Paul.
The search for a St. Paul teenager missing for more than a week came to a tragic end.
The St. Paul impound lot says its received more than 1,000 cars since snow emergency began in the city over the weekend.
A Bryon, Minn. man has been charged in the theft of a truck from a Dodge County Sheriff’s Office impound lot, according to the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office.
Area streets have improved the day after the big snow storm, but they’ve also become snow packed and ice covered.
With major flooding expected in the next couple of days, St. Paul police are clearing the city’s impound lot.
The snow emergency began at 9 o’clock Saturday night, and it didn’t take long for cars to start being hauled in for parking on a snow route in the city.