A 47-year-old St. Paul man was charged Friday in Washington County in connection with a Lake Elmo crash that severely injured two young women. Washington County Attorney Pete Orput said Jon Ross Wentz faces eight felonies of criminal vehicular operation causing great bodily harm involving negligence, blood alcohol and controlled substances in his system.
A witness says three people were flown from the scene of a crash in Anoka County that involved two trucks colliding head-on.
Minneapolis police are searching for a suspect after three people including a toddler were shot and seriously injured on the city’s north side. Police spokeswoman Cyndi Barrington said all three victims are expected to survive, but police can’t say for sure if the people who live in the area are in danger or not.
Chanting “no justice, no peace” a group of a couple of dozen protesters gathered outside the Minneapolis Police Department headquarters on Saturday afternoon. Organizers demand justice for 22-year-old Terrence Franklin who was killed by Minneapolis police in a basement shootout in Uptown back on May 10. Police said Franklin shot and injured two Minneapolis officers.
Authorities have identified the officers involved in the shootout that left a deputy injured and a man dead earlier this week in Crow Wing County. Crow Wing County Sheriff Todd Dahl said deputy Scott Goddard received a gunshot wound to the shoulder during the shootout. Both Goddard and fellow deputy Adam Kronstedt, who was also involved in the confrontation, remain on administrative leave.
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 contract worker is in the hospital after suffering a leg injury in a structure collapse in St. Paul Thursday morning, according to the St. Paul Fire Department. St. Paul Fire Marshall Steve Zaccard says firefighters responded at around 10 a.m. to the structural collapse on 2116 Commonwealth Ave.
When we first met Andre Robinson in March, he did nothing to hide his creativity or boundless energy. And that’s great to see, because Andre has come a long way. When he was less than three weeks old, his dad dropped him after slipping on the stairs.
The Minnesota Twins have placed catcher Ryan Doumit on the seven-day disabled list because of a concussion and activated outfielder Josh Willingham from the 15-day DL. The Twins announced the moves before Friday’s day-night doubleheader.
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 59-year-old man has unknown injuries after his tractor rolled over Thursday afternoon in Sauk Centre, Minn., authorities said. The Stearns County Sheriff’s Department said Randy Pieper was operating a tractor at about 8 a.m. Thursday at Vogt Dairy on Queensfield Road.
A 49-year-old Glencoe woman is dead after an SUV turned in front of her motorcycle Thursday morning, according to the Jordan Police Department.
The MS-150 bike ride will end Sunday in White Bear Lake without three cyclists who were hurt during a bad crash on Saturday. It happened around 1:30 p.m. Saturday in Sandstone, shortly after the cyclists left Hinckley on day two of the ride.
The Minnesota Twins have activated third baseman Trevor Plouffe from the seven-day disabled list. Plouffe suffered a concussion May 21 against Atlanta.
A man fell off the edge of the bluffs on the St. Paul side of the Mississippi River Thursday afternoon, St. Paul Fire Department spokesman Steve Zaccard said.
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.
Police say a man had to be rescued after falling into a sinkhole in Bloomington, Minn.
Two 3-year-old boys were trampled by buffaloes Friday in Otter Tail County, and their condition is unknown at the time, according to authorities.
Minnesota Wild goalie Josh Harding left Game 4 against the Chicago Blackhawks after the first period because of a left leg injury.
One person is in the hospital and five others are in custody after a Sunday morning stabbing in Burnsville, Minn.
Police have identified the 19-year-old driver they say caused a serious crash with an Amish buggy that sent nine people to the hospital.
A Washington County sheriff’s commander said he’s lucky to be alive after getting shot in the face.
If you think you saw horses on the side of the highway last night, you’re right.
Drivers who don’t move over for state troopers is a growing problem. Dash cam video shows the most recent accident when a squad car was hit by a passing car on Friday.
A two–car crash turned fatal Friday morning in Polk County, Wis., after a driver veered into oncoming traffic and collided with a van carrying a mother and her three children, police say.