Police say two Rice County inmates are back in custody after escaping from jail and then stealing and crashing two vehicles.
A 59-year-old man faces arson charges after allegedly setting a sock on fire in an apartment hallway following a dispute over using the communal drier.
Federal officials say a 39-year-old man was sentenced this week to more than 12 years in prison for orchestrating a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud scheme.
A former nurse in Minnesota who admitted going online and encouraging two people to kill themselves is headed to jail.
A school principal in central Minnesota has been arrested early Sunday morning. Christopher Grote, the principal at Cambridge Primary School in Cambridge, was booked on suspicion of disorderly conduct, public nuisance, stalking and fleeing a peace officer, according to Isanti County Jail records.
The man charged with killing the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has bonded out of a South Dakota jail. The Minnehaha County Jail in Sioux Falls says 27-year-old Joseph Robert Patterson is no longer housed there.
Frank Elroy Vennes Jr. was sentenced to 180 months in prison on Friday, in connection with fraudulently raising money through hedge funds for investment in Petters Company. Vennes was a long-time associate of Thomas J. Petters, the Minnesota businessman convicted in 2009 of orchestrating a $3.65 billion Ponzi scheme.
The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office is seeking an extension to keep the person suspected in a suspicious death in Shoreview in prison. Jetaun Helen Wheeler, 29, is currently being held in the Hennepin County jail for probable cause murder in connection with case.
A 71-year-old man has been sentenced for hitting and killing a man on a power scooter while under the influence of alcohol.
For the past 20 years, the old St. Louis County Jail stood as a vacant reminder of trouble. It was an unwanted fixture in downtown Duluth…until a Twin Cities developer heard the cries of those looking to preserve the property.
A Litchfield woman was sentenced to 120 days in jail Wednesday after being accused of trying to smother her infant son by pinching his nose shut.
A 26-year-old woman is in jail after she allegedly attacked two family members with a knife a started a fire in the family’s basement, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office.
An inmate attack Wednesday at the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Stillwater, Minn., sent two people to the hospital, and hurt two others.
A 30-year-old man was denied his birthday wish to police — “Don’t take me to jail.”
The man who shot and killed two teenagers who entered his home has been released from prison, after posting bail Tuesday morning.