A St. Cloud man faces felony charges after attacking a nurse and two security guards at St. Cloud Hospital on Tuesday afternoon. According to St. Cloud Police, the assaults occurred just before 3 p.m. Joseph Charles Karnik, 24, is facing three felony-assault charges because of his history of violence towards law enforcement.
Investigators found a body while searching for a missing 15-year-old Byron student on Thursday morning. According to the Dodge County Sheriff’s office, the body was found between Kasson and Byron in Olmsted County while crews were searching for Noah Graddy. The teen was last seen on Jan. 19, according to the “Find Noah Graddy” Facebook page.
The search for a missing 83-year-old woman in central Minnesota is canceled after her body was found early Friday evening, officials say. Police in Melrose, Minn., had asked the public to help find Clara Pundsack after she went missing Thursday afternoon.
Authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing Foley man. According to the Benton County Sheriff’s office, Jamie Robert Wylie, 31, was reported missing on Dec. 15.
Within three hours after the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension released a missing endangered person alert for a Forest Lake teen, she announced on her Facebook page that she’s safe and has talked with her parents. According to Chisago County Sheriff’s office, 18-year-old Jade Alexandra Kelm was last seen early Sunday morning at Sunrise Estates Trailer Court in Stacy in the company of her boyfriend, 19-year-old Ryley Thomas Olson of North Branch. On Monday afternoon, Kelm announced “I’m fine and I contacted my parents.”
Family members and volunteers are searching again in the southern Twin Cities suburbs for a University of Minnesota student who’s been missing since the night her ex-boyfriend killed another man outside a Burnsville bar. Anna Rae Schunk reconnected with Shavelle Chavez-Nelson, 31, in hopes of recovering a $5,000 loan he never repaid, but it may have been a fatal mistake for the 20-year-old. Schunk’s brother says police told their family they found his sister’s white jacket with a U of M logo, covered with blood and 18 to 20 holes that may indicate she was stabbed.
Family members of 20-year-old Anarae Schunk are combing an area near the Mississippi River for her body, according to the Facebook page created for her search effort. People are searching for the missing University of Minnesota student near Pickerel Lake in Lilydale, as well as areas in the vicinity of Highway 46 near Rosemount and Farmington. Burnsville Police told Schunk’s family Saturday that they are certain she’s dead. They have not yet disclosed what evidence points to that conclusion.
Palagor Jobi’s friends were in a Dakota County courtroom Thursday to see up close the man now charged with killing him.
An 84-year-old Eagan woman has been found safe after she went missing Wednesday. Lois Hardt was last seen leaving Southtown Bowling Lanes in Bloomington on Wednesday afternoon. Eagan Police say Hardt was found Thursday evening in Carver County.
The Blaine Police Department says they found a missing person’s body in the afternoon hours of Saturday.
Police are investigating the death of a 64-year-old woman who went missing and was then found in Freeborn Lake on Monday morning. Officers were first notified of the woman’s disappearance after a vehicle was reported empty at Arrowhead Park.
Bloomington Police say a missing 17-year-old girl was found safe late Sunday night. Mercedes Joann Beauchamp had last seen leaving her room Saturday evening at the Extended Stay Hotel at 7956 Lyndale Ave. S.
A 75-year-old man from Hugo who authorities say suffers from mild bipolar syndrome has been reported missing in Washington County. Authorities say that Radivoje Ray Novakovic was reported missing on Sunday evening.
Authorities in Colorado have made an arrest in the murder of 51-year woman with Minnesota ties. According to the Wheat Ridge Police Department, 54-year-old Melissa Miller was arrested Monday for the murder of Leann Meyer, whose remains were found near a cabin in Park County, Colo. on July 4. Miller is being held without bond at the Park County Detention Facility. Meyer had family in St. Peter, Minn.
A former Minnesota resident has been missing in Montana for almost a week. According to the Ravalli County Sheriff’s office in Hamilton, Mont., 53-year-old David Philip Kaiser was last seen on June 28, and was reported missing the next day. Kaiser is described as a white male, approximately 5 feet 4 inches tall and 200 pounds. He has blond hair and hazel eyes. He was last seen wearing a dark blue polo shirt, blue jeans and red and white tennis shoes.