Prosecutors have charged a former Wisconsin sheriff’s deputy with killing his wife and sister-in-law last week. Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne filed two charges of first-degree intentional homicide against Andrew Steele on Friday. Steele would face mandatory life in prison if he’s convicted.
Police in Wisconsin say that before she died, a wounded woman called 911 and identified the person who shot her as her brother-in-law, who had been a sheriff’s deputy.
This week we’re shining a spotlight on our Twin Cities suburbs. First up is Mike Augustyniak. Last week we all threw darts at a map of the metro and Augustyniak’s landed far to the east — in Washington County and Lake Elmo.
It’s almost the weekend, so let’s get planning. It’s Valentine’s Day weekend, so in honor of Cupid, Natalie Nyhus has events that you can do with your honey or best friend.
A 9-year-old boy on a bicycle was seriously hurt Wednesday night after crashing into a parked motorcycle east of the Twin Cities, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities said the crash happened at about 5:41 p.m. Wednesday on Highway 5 at 31st Street North in Lake Elmo.
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.
The Cottage View Drive-In, one of the only drive-in theaters left in the metro area will have its final showing this Saturday.
Authorities are investigating a house fire in Lake Elmo Wednesday morning that was believed to be set intentionally.
Authorities say one person is dead after a single car crash in Lake Elmo Wednesday morning. Police said the crash happened at about 3:12 a.m. on the 3000 block of Lake Elmo Avenue North.
A man was tasered and arrested after police say he told a bank employee that he had a bomb.
Some observant citizens at a Lake Elmo restaurant are being credited with locating a missing 15-year-old girl.
The warm weather conditions have left the ice about six inches too short to allow a Minnesota ice fishing contest to go on as scheduled.
A junior high school in Lake Elmo was placed on lockdown Wednesday morning after a snowmobile theft nearby.
The Washington County Library System is starting off 2012 with three fewer branches, and the six remaining library branches are now closed two days a week to save money.
A 19-year-old man has been sentenced to nearly 3 years in prison in connection to a Lake Elmo fatal shooting and robbery.