Minneapolis, New Brighton and Fridley police departments are asking for the public’s help in identifying two armed men who may have robbed two gas stations in the past week. The first robbery happened at 5:45 a.m. last Friday at a New Brighton gas station near Silver Lake Road and West River Road East, according to Minneapolis Police. Investigators think the same men may have robbed a Fridley SuperAmerica at 5667 University Ave. NE on Thursday morning, also at 5:45 a.m. A shot was fired during Thursday’s robbery, but no one was injured.
The New Brighton Department of Public Safety is asking for the public’s help in locating the suspects involved in an armed robbery at a gas station. At approximately 5:54 a.m. Friday, NBDPS responded to a report of a robbery involving a firearm at a gas station at Silver Lake Road and West County Road E, according to the NBDPS Facebook page.
Three local brothers are taking the art of snowman making to a whole new level. For the third year in a row, the Bartz brothers – Connor, Trevor and Austin – are making a snow sculpture in their yard in New Brighton. Every year they choose to make an aquatic animal out of snow. In the past, they’ve created a pufferfish and a walrus out of the white stuff. But this year, you could say they’re jumping the shark.
Greg Miller has been keeping kids physically fit at Bel Air Elementary School in New Brighton for 39 years and he’s become a favorite among the kids. And that’s exactly why he does what he does: It’s for the kids.
A Republican commissioner from northern Minnesota’s St. Louis County is officially launching his bid to be the GOP’s candidate for U.S. Senate. Chris Dahlberg of Duluth launches his campaign Thursday on the front porch of a home in the Twin Cities suburb of New Brighton.
Three families are left reeling after a crash in New Brighton last week. On Sept. 10, a truck driving three times the speed limit blew through a stop sign and went through three yards, destroying everything in its path.
If you’re heading out Saturday morning, start planning your detour. Some big freeway closures will likely cause backups and headaches. In the New Brighton/Shoreview area, eastbound Interstate 694 between I-35W and Lexington Avenue is closed. And in Bloomington, I-494 eastbound is closed between Highway 100 and 35W.
A search for drugs inside a New Brighton home Tuesday afternoon ended with a task force member shooting a suspect multiple times.
Authorities are searching for the suspect who allegedly hit a highway construction worker Wednesday night in New Brighton and then fled the scene. The Minnesota State Patrol said the worker, who was sawing concrete as part of the repair project, was struck at 9:50 p.m. on the eastbound lanes of I-694, west of the ramp from the interstate to Long Lake Road.
Police in the north metro are investigating a chase that ended with the suspect’s body being pulled from a lake. It started around 9:30 p.m. Saturday night when a Roseville police officer noticed a problem with the car’s tail light.
Several times a day, cab driver Bashir Abdi takes a fare over Interstate 694 between New Brighton and Brooklyn Center. But his days are about to get much longer, and his patience much shorter.
A late night fire left some people out of a home in New Brighton. The fire started around 11 p.m. Thursday at an apartment complex on the 1200 block of 10th Avenue North.
The family of a missing New Brighton boy says he ran away and may be unstable, frightened and vulnerable.
The creative duo is at it again. The Bartz boys have whipped up a giant walrus snow sculpture already this winter.
A hardware store in the Twin Cities metro is taking a gamble on Minnesota’s unpredictable winter weather.