A Twin Cities artist has teamed up with a chef and an army of volunteers to do something that’s never been done in Minnesota before. On Sunday, they are setting up an outdoor dinner table for 2,000 people.
Two men face second-degree murder charges for allegedly shooting a 31-year-old Brooklyn Center man earlier this month, stuffing his body into a mattress and lighting it on fire near a dumpster on the city’s south side.
What started as a pursuit of a carjacking suspect turned into an officer-involved shooting in St. Paul Sunday afternoon. The incident left two officers and a teenager injured, and a suspect dead. The incident began with a car crash near Jackson Street and Cook Avenue.
President Obama’s visit to a popular Minneapolis park Thursday will cause several road closures and parking restrictions. The Minneapolis Park and Recreations Board says the president will visit Minnehaha Park for an event that’s closed to the public.
The suspect In the shooting death of a St. Paul woman told authorities that he was hearing voices when he allegedly shot her in the head and then tried to shoot her father Wednesday evening. According to the Ramsey County Attorney’s office, 19-year-old Timothy Scott Hendricks was charged with one count of second-degree murder in the death of his former girlfriend, 20-year-old Michelle Ploetz, and one count of second-degree attempted murder of her father, 45-year-old John Ploetz.
A group of bicyclists want a protected bike lane on a busy road in Minneapolis. Minnehaha Avenue is set for reconstruction in 2015. Many in the local biking community would like to see a lane that physically separates them from both pedestrians and car traffic – a lane called a “cycle track.” For people who bike along Minnehaha, getting from point A to point B is a challenge. Nicole Nafziger knows firsthand how being so close to traffic can make for a scary experience when riding in the bike lane.
Twenty-six-year-old Raymond Wisdstrand was walking on Payne Avenue Sunday evening when he came across a large group of people, who were watching a fight.
A Brooklyn Park man allegedly stole a car from a St. Paul repair shop that he frequents, crashed and flipped it, then fled the scene early Thursday evening. According to St. Paul Police Sgt. Paul Paulos, 20-year-old Mario Zacate allegedly stole a 1996 Honda Accord from Tires & More auto shop at 847 White Bear Ave N. in St. Paul. After driving two miles, Zacate ran a stop sign while traveling south on Cypress Street
Roseville Police arrested a 33-year-old St. Paul man after crashing in to another driver during a police chase early Saturday morning.
Police say that they are investigating whether or not a street race led to a crash in St. Paul Friday afternoon. The crash happened at Minnehaha and Kennard. One of the vehicles involved flipped.
Twenty-six-year-old Brent Lynch, of St. Paul, entered his plea Friday in connection with the death of his ex-girlfriend, Carolyn Leete. In the plea, Lynch agreed to a 32 year prison sentence.
Two people suffered injuries Tuesday evening in St. Paul after shooting at each other, police said.
This week in Finding Minnesota, we went to the international fish market that Minnesota restaurants have turned to for 31 years.
A driver was arrested and a passenger in the vehicle was taken to the hospital following an early morning crash. The car crashed into a tree near Minnehaha Avenue and Dunlap Street in St. Paul, a little after 1 a.m.
Fire crews extinguished two separate fires in separate areas of St. Paul’s vacant Stroh’s Brewery Tuesday evening.