Lightning is responsible for injuring a woman and starting a house fire in two separate incidents Saturday afternoon in Ham Lake, according to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities received reports of lightning striking a woman at 2:45 p.m. at Lions Park at 155th Avenue and Central Avenue.
The first Twin Cities baby of 2014 was welcomed at about 12:19 a.m. Wednesday, according to officials at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids. Lissa Claire and Shawn Leebens are the proud parents of the first baby to be born in 2014.
It seems a far cry from those dreary winter days when the flu bug is biting, but under September’s sunshine, the influenza season is on the minds of many as they walk down Nicollet Mall.
The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office said one of its deputies acted heroically Thursday when he jumped into frigid waters to help a driver whose car slid into a pond.
Nate Monroe and Jenny Ross of Champlin were hoping their daughter would be born on Valentine’s Day, and Nate got excited when the clock struck midnight at Mercy Medical Center.
The Coon Rapids Crime Prevention Association is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a driver who was involved in a hit and run that injured a police officer.
An Andover man was sentenced Friday to more than 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to unintentionally killing his girlfriend’s young son in September of 2011, court documents show.
A 38-year-old Wisconsin man has been accused of threatening to shoot up a Coon Rapids, Minn. hospital earlier this month, according to charges filed.
Officials announced Tuesday that Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids was the location for the first 2013 baby birth in the Twin Cities metro.
A pickup truck lost control Tuesday night in Andover, crossing a median before slamming into a car and then a house, authorities said.
A Minnesota Vikings running back is in jail after he allegedly beat up a 22-year-old man early Saturday morning at a birthday party in Oak Grove.
A Twin Cities family says it’ll take a miracle for their son to survive a devastating blow to the head.
A 28-year-old man is being treated after being shot multiple times at a residence in Champlin.
A 31-year-old registered nurse was sentenced Wednesday for pretending to be a nurse from a Coon Rapids hospital in order to steal a pain killer.
The Anoka County Attorney’s Office has updated charges in the wake of a 5-month-old girl’s death over the weekend.