Unexpected issues with the slide system used to put the Larpenteur Avenue Bridge have caused work to take place overnight on Thursday, July 10. MnDOT started using hydraulic jacks to slide the 3.5 million pound bridge beams into the permanent location on Wednesday.
A 28-year-old man was charged in connection with two robberies that took place on Monday night in St. Paul, Minn., according to St. Paul Police. Simon James Hanson, of Forest Lake, Minn., has been charged with one count of first-degree attempted aggravated robbery in an incident from last week.
St. Paul Police are investigating what they call a “bizarre” case. Early Sunday morning, 32-year-old Darvez Thomas was found severely injured near the intersection of Larpenteur Avenue and Jackson Street. He was rushed to Regions Hospital and remains in critical condition as of Thursday night.
A St. Paul police officer suffered a cut to his face Wednesday after a sign came into his squad car after he hit a median during a stolen car chase.
A 60-year-old man who was critically injured in a motorcycle crash on Sunday died from his injuries on Tuesday, according to Roseville Police.