Charges: Mentally Ill Man Killed Mother, Son With Pipe WrenchThe man accused of beating a northern Minnesota woman and her son to death with a pipe wrench earlier this week told authorities that he suffers from mental illness and that that his victims were a family who let him live with them.
Hearing Voices May Actually Be A Good Thing, Study SuggestsA recent study is suggesting that people who hear strange patterns in sounds may just be suffering from a well-tuned brain.
No Charges For Officers Who Shot Teen In Crystal ParkThe black teenager shot several times by police in a north metro park in May refused to drop what appeared to be a gun and pointed it at officers before they opened fire, authorities say.
Dad Found Guilty Of Murdering Baby Girl; Mental Illness Trial UnderwayA Minneapolis father was found guilty this week of murdering his 4-month-old daughter, and now the court is slated to decide whether or not the man was mentally ill when he beat the girl to death.
GOP Works To Roll Back Rule On Guns & Mental IllnessGOP lawmakers and gun advocates say the regulation reinforces a stereotype that people with mental disorders are dangerous.
After Teen's Death, Mother Says It's Time To Address Mental Illness, SuicideA Twin Cities mother is talking about her daughter's dark battle with the hope it helps others. Ana Plante killed herself in January. She was 15.
ME: Woman Killed By Fiancé Died Of Multiple InjuriesThe Hennepin County Medical Examiner says a Plymouth woman, killed by her fiancé, died from multiple injuries. Trisha Nelson, 28, died from multiple gunshot wounds and sharp force injuries.
Local Police Training For Encounters With People With Mental IllnessIt is estimated that about 10 percent of police calls involve a person with a mental illness. Some law enforcement agencies are now adding more training on how to deal with those calls, especially after some recent cases involving officers and people in emotional distress.
Black Lives Matter Marches In St. Paul For Philip QuinnAround 300 people were expected in downtown St. Paul Saturday to attend a rally for Phillip Quinn. The 30-year-old Quinn was shot and killed by police on Sept. 24. Police were called to his home on Canton Street, but did not say why.
Minnesota Mother Invited To Obama's Gun Control SpeechA Minnesota mother was there while President Barack Obama laid out his plan for executive action on gun control Tuesday. Diane Sellgren listened to the president speak in person, along with Gabby Giffords and other gun-violence survivors.
Heinrich's Strange Connection To Another Wetterling Case SuspectFriends and neighbors paint a dark picture of Danny Heinrich's past. He is the man in jail on child pornography charges and a person of interest in Jacob Wetterling's kidnapping. Born in 1963 at Paynesville Hospital, Heinrich grew up just south of town. He spent most of his childhood with his parents and two brothers in a home near Lake Koronis.
Target's 'OCD' Xmas Sweater Spurs Social Media BacklashA number of people are speaking out against a would-be festive sweater design on shelves at Target stores this holiday season. The red sweater features, in large green letters, the tag "OCD," with the explainer "Obsessive Christmas Disorder" underneath.

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