Charges: Patient Attacks Staff, Security Officers At Coon Rapids HospitalA 25-year-old Anoka man is accused of assaulting staff and security officers at a Coon Rapids hospital after he learned he needed to put a wristband on, according to charges filed in Anoka County.
Charges: ER Patient Assaults Staff After Being Denied Pain MedsA 46-year-old Anoka woman is accused of assaulting a staff member at a Coon Rapids hospital after she was denied pain medication, according to charges filed.
Man, 20, Accused Of Squirting His Blood On Nurses At Mercy HospitalA 20-year-old Rochester man is accused of using a syringe to squirt his own blood on nurses along with other crimes, according to the Hennepin County Attorney's Office.
Man Found Unconscious After Hitting Deer, Then Tree In Carlton County A 28-year-old Barnum, Minnesota, man is in critical condition after his car crashed into a tree in Carlton County.
Coon Rapids Man Charged with Killing Friend While Driving DrunkA 21-year-old Coon Rapids man faces criminal charges after admitting to driving drunk in a crash which took the life of his friend last November. Kyle Norman Wold was charged Friday with one count of criminal vehicular homicide and two counts of criminal vehicular operation related to a crash on the early morning of Nov. 22.
3 Teens Injured In Carlton Co. RolloverThree teen are hospitalized after a rollover crash Saturday afternoon, which was apparently caused by a damaged tire. The Carlton County Sheriff's Office says the accident happened at about 2:10 p.m. on the 4400 block of County Road 6 in Barnum.
Lightning Strikes Woman, Home In Ham LakeLightning 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.
Mercy Hospital Welcomes First Twin Cities Baby Of 2014The 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.
Is September The Time For Flu Shots?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.
Police: Car Slides Into Pond, Deputy Jumps In To HelpThe 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.
Twin Cities Couple Welcomes Valentine's Day BabyNate 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.
Reward Set For Info On Hit & Run That Injured Coon Rapids CopThe 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.