Fmr. Minnetonka High Booster Club Head Pleads Guilty To Stealing FundsA 56-year-old man pleaded guilty Tuesday to stealing almost $7,000 from Minnetonka High School's Nordic Booster Club. The Hennepin County Attorney's Office says Bruce Quentin Bailey, who was the president of the booster club from August 2013 until mid-January of 2014, stole $6,800 from the fund.
Fmr. Timberwolves Player Fired By Minnetonka High After Assault AccusationA former Minnesota Timberwolves player is now a former basketball coach at Minnetonka High School. Chris Carr was terminated by the Minnetonka School Board on Jan. 7 following an incident where he was accused of forcefully grabbing a student.
Pedestrian Hit By Train In MinnetonkaOne person is hospitalized after being hit by a train in Minnetonka, according to a BNSF Railway official.
Officers Learn First Aid Skills To Help K-9 PartnersThere is a certain type of police officer who is more prone to injuries that others -- K-9s. The University of Minnesota's College of Veterinary Medicine is trying to remedy that. They offered a new course for officers from all over the metro.
Driver Leads Police On Long, Winding Chase On I-394, I-94Minnetonka police say a texting driver led authorities on a 10-mile chase through the Twin Cities Tuesday afternoon. Police says the driver, who was in what appeared to be a gray sedan with out-of-state registration, fled from officers who were trying to pull them over for texting while driving at about 3 p.m. near Hopkins Crossroad in Minnetonka.
Minnetonka Man Critical After Being Shot By 15-Year-Old SonPolice were called to a home on the 5400 block of Byscane Way at about 5 p.m. Monday after reports of an explosion. When they arrived, they found the homeowner shot. His 15-year-old son was taken into custody.
Police: 15-Year-Old Fires Shotgun At Father In MinnetonkaAuthorities say an adult male was hospitalized after a shooting in Minnetonka Monday afternoon and one suspect is in custody. Minnetonka Police were called on a report of a shooting on the 5400 block of Byscane Lane.
Minnetonka Officer Hit In Early Morning CrashA Minnetonka Police officer collided with another vehicle while on the way to call early Saturday morning. The officer was headed south on Hopkins Crossroad and was making a left turn east to Highway 7 at about midnight, according to police.
Police: Missing Toddler Found Safe In MinnetonkaAuthorities are investigating after a toddler went missing in Minnetonka for more than five hours Tuesday night before eventually being located in her mother's vehicle. Police were called 10761 Smetana Road at about 11:53 p.m. Tuesday on a report of a missing 2-and-a-half year-old girl.
Minnetonka Cops Cleared Of Wrongdoing In Fatal ShootingA Hennepin County grand jury has cleared two Minnetonka Police officers of any wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of a 27-year-old man in October of last year, according to Minnetonka city officials. Officers James Comings and Ryan Smith shot Michael Tray several times in the underground parking garage of the Claremont Apartments in Minnetonka on the evening of Oct. 23, 2013. Police were initially called on a report of a man with a gun near the apartments. When the officers arrived, they found Tray in the parking garage. Shots were fired, and Tray was killed.
Police Looking For 3 Suspects In Minnetonka Armed RobberyPolice in Minnetonka said they are looking for as many as three suspects after an armed robbery Monday morning at the Lone Spur Bar & Grill. Authorities were called to the restaurant on the 11000 block of Cedar Lake Road in Minnetonka at about 9:58 a.m. on a report of an armed robbery.
Friends Seek Answers After Minnetonka Police Kill ManFriends and family of a man shot and killed by Minnetonka Police last month say they are still waiting for answers. Police shot 27-year-old Michael Tray several times on Oct. 23. They were called to Claremont Apartments around 8:30 p.m. after someone said they saw a man walking around with a gun. Police confronted Tray in the underground parking garage, where he was shot and killed. Michael Strunk met him five years ago in college. Like so many other people, Michael hit off with the man simply known as "Tray."