Mankato Police Chief's License Suspended For Training ErrorsMankato's police chief will have his peace officer license suspended for five days. Todd Miller signed an agreement with the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training following its investigation into his department's training and documenting of a dozen new part-time officers.
'Pocket Dial' Leads To Triple Arrest In Mankato BurglaryThree Mankato residents are in custody in connection to a burglary that police first got wind of due to a 911 pocket dial. The Blue County Sheriff's office says a 911 dispatcher received a call from a cell phone at about 3:45 a.m. Thursday.
Police: Man With Knife Entered Unlocked Home, Raped WomanMankato Police are investigating after a stranger sexually assaulted a woman in her home early Monday morning. Police say the man had a knife when he went into an unlocked home on the 100 block of Maple Drive at about 2:30 a.m.
Man Shoots Self After Leading Mankato Police On ChasePolice say a 27-year-old man is in the hospital after shooting himself in a SUV after leading authorities on a chase around the Mankato area.
Police Looking For Man In Mankato Drug CasePolice in Mankato are looking for a man who is facing murder charges in a deadly synthetic drug case after he failed to show up for a court appearance on Friday.
Police: 3 Hurt, 1 Arrested In Mankato StabbingAuthorities said one man was arrested after three people were hurt in a stabbing at a Mankato bar Saturday night. Police were called to the 700 block of North Riverfront Drive at about 9:50 p.m. on a report of an assault.
Mankato Police Step Up Patrol In Troubled DowntownThe college year came to a violent end near one Minnesota campus. Two young people suffered critical injuries within one week in downtown Mankato in May. One left a former Minnesota State University Mankato linebacker in a coma, while another happened when a student tried to jump on the back of a campus bus. Police believe alcohol played a role in both.
Family: Man Hurt Jumping On Bus Is ImprovingThe 21-year-old Mankato man who was hospitalized after falling off a bus earlier this month is improving, family members say. On May 4, Mankato Police were called to the area of Warren and Pleasant Streets after 2 a.m. on a report of a person laying in the street.
Mankato Man Still Critical After Falling From 'Sober Bus'Officials said Thursday a 21-year-old Mankato man is still hospitalized and in critical condition after falling from a "Late Nite Express" bus early Sunday morning. Mankato Police were called to the area of Warren and Pleasant Streets at about 2:22 a.m. on a report of a person laying in the street.
Police: Mankato Man Hurt After Falling From Bus, Alcohol A FactorA 21-year-old man from Mankato was hurt early Sunday morning and taken to a hospital after falling off the back of a bus that provides residents a safe ride home, according to police. Mankato Police responded to the intersection of Warren and Pleasant Streets at about 2:22 a.m. Sunday on a report of a person lying in the street.
Police: Drug Possibly Tied To 2 Recent Deaths In MankatoPolice in Mankato said Tuesday the recent deaths of a 22-year-old man and a 17-year-old female could be tied to the use of synthetic cocaine. Mankato Police were called on Wednesday, March 5, at about 5:33 p.m. to a residence on Glenwood Avenue on a medical call.
Police: Suspect Arrested In Mankato MurderPolice in Mankato have arrested a suspect after a woman was found dead and a man was injured in an incident Thursday morning. Police responded to the incident on the 1400 block of Second Avenue at about 10:30 a.m. Thursday.