The northern Minnesota man accused of biting and killing his infant son and blaming it on the neighbor’s dog is facing additional murder charges.
A nephew who had power of attorney for his uncle has pleaded guilty in Itasca County District Court to stealing nearly $900,000 from him.
A Deer River man was indicted Friday on murder charges in connection with the biting death of his 3-month-old son – which he blamed on the neighbor’s dog. Emery James Jenkins, 38, faces two charged of first-degree murder and one second-degree murder charge for the death of his son on Oct. 18, 2014, according to the Itasca County Attorney’s office.
An out-of-state angler lost his boat for reeling in too many fish, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Officials say they caught 54-year-old Charles Siegerdt fish fillets well over the limit — 21 bass (42 fillets) and 19 northern pike (38 fillets) — at an Itasca County resort.
An Itasca County man is accused of biting and killing his infant son, blaming the bite marks on the neighbor’s dog.
Prosecutors have charged a northern Minnesota man with murder in his wife’s drug overdose death.
The man also held a knife to a friend’s throat and threatened to kill her and her family, police say.
Authorities in central Minnesota have located a 68-year-old man who left his home on Friday and never returned. Paul Joseph O’Reilly, of Marcell, had gone out to run an errand, but he didn’t return home, the Itasca County Sheriff’s Office said.
A 19-year-old northern Minnesota man faces six felony charges for allegedly having a gun on school property and for brandishing it while threatening two people in a road rage incident not far from the school.
A Grand Rapids, Minn. woman faces 18 felony counts for allegedly burglarizing a series of churches and a cabin over the span of six months last year. According to the criminal complaint filed in Itasca County, 28-year-old Erin Lee Autio’s string of crimes stretched from June 10, 2013 through Christmas Day of last year.
Minnesota’s fall-color season is gearing up for what’s expected to be an impressive show. The peak color is arriving a bit later than it did last year, thanks to a warm September.
A motorcyclist is in the hospital after colliding with a truck on Highway 38 in Deer Lake, Minn. Sunday, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
Authorities in northern Minnesota are asking the public’s help in finding a 79-year-old woman who went missing Tuesday after going out to pick blueberries.
A former northern Minnesota corrections officer pleaded guilty Monday to having sex with an inmate multiple times late last year.
One man has died and one woman is in critical condition after a crash involving a car and a semi-truck early Monday evening on Highway 6, just north of Deer River.
A 26-year-old Bovey, Minn. man has been charged with murder Monday after one of his alleged victims in a Grand Rapids double shooting died Saturday.
A Bigfork man is dead after a snowmobile crash in northern Minnesota. A woman called authorities Saturday morning to report that her husband had went out snowmobiling alone the night before and hadn’t contacted her in more than 12 hours.
Itasca County sheriff’s officials have identified the man found dead following a car fire in Balsam Township.
A 56-year-old man faces seven felony charges after telling investigators he had sex with an inmate while working as a corrections officer in northern Minnesota, according to court documents filed Friday.
A 71-year-old man has been charged with two counts of criminal vehicular homicide for allegedly hitting and killing a man on a power scooter while under the influence.
Two people died after their vehicle left the road, vaulted and rolled in Itasca County late Saturday night, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
A 19-year-old man is dead after being found outside an Itasca County cabin early Sunday morning, according to authorities.
A 32-year-old Deer River woman was sentenced Monday to 30 years in jail and five years of probation for swindling money from the DMV she worked at.
A 72-year-old woman was severely burned after trying to put out a grass fire at a rural farm on Monson Lake Road in Itasca County.
A 29-year-old woman was sentenced to two years probation in Minneapolis Federal Court on Monday for embezzling more than $25,000 from the Social Security office she worked at.