Maplewood Police: Man Fatally Shot Inside Home Was TargetedPolice say a man who was shot and killed inside his Maplewood home early Saturday morning was targeted by the suspect. The shooting happened at about 4:45 a.m. on the 2200 block of Hazel Street, according to Maplewood police. The suspect gained entrance to the home and fired a single shot, hitting and killing a 31-year-old man who lived there.
90-Year-Old Charged With 2nd Degree Murder In Son's DeathKenneth Bowser called 911 from his home in Maplewood Saturday night saying he had just killed his son. Police met him at his front door. Then they handcuffed him and had him sit in his wheelchair.
TV Show Profiles Death Of North St. Paul OfficerWe are hearing an officer's account of a terrifying shootout inside a North St. Paul apartment for the first time. North St. Paul Police Officer Rick Crittenden died at the hand of Devon Dockery in 2009 while responding to a domestic call.
Craigslist Intervenes To Help Local Suicidal ManIt's known as the place to go online to sell or buy something. But on Tuesday, Craigslist became a place for a Twin Cities young man to plead for help. Administrators of the website contacted police after they saw a disturbing post that indicated a young man wanted to end his own life.
18-Month-Old Found Dead; Murder Suspect ArrestedAn 18-month-old baby was found dead, possibly murdered, in a Maplewood home Thursday morning.
Police Investigate Man's Death After Attempt To Break Up Bar FightMaplewood police say a 40-year-old St. Paul man died shortly after being assaulted for trying to break up a bar fight late Tuesday night. Now, 23-year-old man is in custody and two others are being actively sought.
Police Seek Suspect In Coffee Shop Laptop TheftsA rash of laptop thefts in the east metro has coffee shops on high alert. Thieves are stealing laptops right out of the hands of customers at businesses in Maplewood and St. Paul. Two recent cases at a Caribou Coffee happened in broad daylight. Nick Ryan occasionally stops by the Caribou on Rice Street in Maplewood.
Police: Missing Maplewood Man Found Near Cannon FallsAuthorities in Maplewood say an 84-year-old man who went missing on Tuesday has been found and is safe. Arthur Robert Arnold, Jr., of Maplewood, left his home at about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday to go to a St. Paul barbershop, but never got there.
Maplewood Police Find Several Explosive DevicesMaplewood Police say they've found four explosive devices on four separate occasions in the city between last Wednesday and Monday of this week. Police Chief Paul Schell says the devices look like pipe bombs, and use a wick as an igniter. He says the wicks on all four devices were lit, but all failed to detonate.
Police: Man Claiming To Be Cop Making Harassing Calls Maplewood Police are investigating reports of several suspicious and lewd phone calls made to area businesses by someone claiming to be a police officer. In five separate instances involving female call recipients, a man with a deep voice identifies himself as an officer from the Maplewood, St. Paul or Roseville police departments. The caller initially says he is conducting a survey as part of a school presentation project, but then asks the female employee a series of personal questions including their age, hair color and clothing.
Police Seek Suspect In Burglary From Assisted Living CenterAuthorities are asking for help to identify a burglary suspect scene in surveillance video taking a countertop safe from a Maplewood assisted living center earlier this month. Police said a man was spotted stealing the safe at about 2 a.m. on Nov. 2 at Homestead of Maplewood on the 1800 block of Sheridan Avenue.
Man Dies After Crane Accident In MaplewoodA 34-year-old man is dead after the crane he was operating tipped on its side. Maplewood Police and Fire responded to an emergency call around 12:01 p.m. Monday at the St. Paul Hmong Alliance Church, located at 1770 McMenemy St.