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Good Question: What Is Clemency?

The editorial board of America’s largest newspaper, the New York Times, says a man the government calls a traitor should be given a deal. Last year, Edward Snowden stole and then leaked top secret documents about how the National Security Agency gathers its information. He’s been living in Russia, because he could end up in prison for life if he comes home.

01/02/2014

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No Charges After Autopsy Says 2 Horses Shot, Killed With Handgun

The Washington County man accused of killing two horses was released from jail Friday morning. Authorities said they are still reviewing the case against William St. Sauver, Jr., adding that they are not able to charge him at this time.

11/13/2013

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Good Question: What Makes A Speech Timeless?

Fifty years ago today, Martin Luther King gave a speech that’s still considered one the greatest of all time.

08/28/2013

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Man Convicted Despite Evidence Connected To St. Paul Crime Lab

A Minneapolis man has been found guilty on drug charges in Dakota County despite the fact that the substances connected with his crimes were initially tested by the troubled St. Paul Police Crime Lab.

03/18/2013

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Onamia Pair Arrested After Grand Casino Drive-By

Two people are in the Mille Lacs County Jail after a man was shot in the back in the parking lot of Grand Casino Mille Lacs in Onamia on Thursday.

02/01/2013

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Stamp Prices Rise As USPS Looks For Financial Footing

U.S. Postal Service prices are on the rise. Starting Monday, the price of a first-class stamp rose by one cent to 46 cents.

01/28/2013

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Red Lake Man Sentenced For Hitting Woman With Shovel

A 26-year-old Red Lake man was sentenced for assaulting a woman on the Red Lake Indian Reservation with a shovel.

11/19/2012

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Finding Minnesota: Honoring Heroes

They used to cause startled glances, but now when war planes fly over one Minnesota town, people know it’s just one of their neighbors.

09/25/2012

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Teen Admits To Killing Homeless Man

A teenager admitted Monday to killing a 50-year-old homeless man in a robbery in north Minneapolis earlier this year, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office said.

09/24/2012

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Cottage Grove Man Gets 14 Years For Distributing Child Porn

A 31-year-old Cottage Grove man was sentenced Wednesday to more than 14 years in prison for distributing child pornography, the U.S. Department of Justice said.

08/22/2012

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Cass Lake Man Charged With Kidnapping, Assaulting Girl

A 28-year-old Cass Lake man now faces charges for allegedly kidnapping and assaulting a girl while on Red Lake Indian Reservation in June of 2010, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

08/09/2012

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List Of Juveniles Sentenced To Life Without Parole In Minn.

There are seven juveniles in Minnesota who have been sentenced to life in prison without parole since the year 1996. All were sentenced on first-degree murder charges, among others.

06/26/2012

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Red Lake Man Pleads Guilty To Beating Man With Ax Handle

A 47-year-old Red Lake man pleaded guilty Tuesday to assaulting and severely beating a Grand Rapids man’s face with an ax handle in January, according to the Department of Justice.

05/29/2012

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Vigils To End Gun Violence Held Across The US

Communities around the country held vigils Sunday – one year after a deadly shooting rampage in Tucson, Ariz., that left six dead and 13 wounded, including congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.

01/08/2012

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Family: Soldier From Madelia Killed In Iraq

A 20-year-old medic from the southern Minnesota town of Madelia who joined the U.S. Army to pursue his dream of becoming a doctor has died while serving in Iraq, relatives said.

06/08/2011