Maplewood Police: Man Fatally Shot Inside Home Was TargetedPolice say a man who was shot and killed inside his Maplewood home early Saturday morning was targeted by the suspect. The shooting happened at about 4:45 a.m. on the 2200 block of Hazel Street, according to Maplewood police. The suspect gained entrance to the home and fired a single shot, hitting and killing a 31-year-old man who lived there.
Police Bid To Keep Most Body Camera Footage Private RejectedMinnesota police departments lost their bid Monday to classify most body-camera footage as private. The commissioner for the Department of Administration rejected a request to temporarily wall off the data until state lawmakers pass body-camera regulations.
Police Identify Husband As Suspect In Maplewood KillingPolice have identified the man they are looking for in connection to the Sunday shooting death in the St. Paul suburb of Maplewood.
Paramedics Under Investigation After Not Resuscitating 71-Year-Old WomanSix members of the Maplewood Fire Department are on paid administrative leave while the city investigates their decision to stop resuscitating a dying woman.
Investigation Of Toddler’s Murder In Maplewood ContinuesThe Maplewood Police Chief says it's one of the worst cases of child abuse, he's seen. The suspect, 35-year-old Leb Meak is charged with second degree murder in the death of his girlfriend's 18-month-old girl. Police found the child, not breathing, in Meak's home Thursday.
18-Month-Old Found Dead; Murder Suspect ArrestedAn 18-month-old baby was found dead, possibly murdered, in a Maplewood home Thursday morning.
Police Release Video Of Patient Attacking Nurses With BarMaplewood police released surveillance video Thursday of a patient who reportedly assaulted several nurses with a metal bar over the weekend.
Police Seek Suspect In Coffee Shop Laptop TheftsA rash of laptop thefts in the east metro has coffee shops on high alert. Thieves are stealing laptops right out of the hands of customers at businesses in Maplewood and St. Paul. Two recent cases at a Caribou Coffee happened in broad daylight. Nick Ryan occasionally stops by the Caribou on Rice Street in Maplewood.
Father Sentenced After 2-Year-Old Found With AlcoholA 42-year-old man was sentenced to two years of supervised probation and 45 days of electronic home monitoring after his 2-year-old son was discovered in the middle of the street holding alcoholic drinks, according to police.
Police: Man Claiming To Be Cop Making Harassing Calls Maplewood Police are investigating reports of several suspicious and lewd phone calls made to area businesses by someone claiming to be a police officer. In five separate instances involving female call recipients, a man with a deep voice identifies himself as an officer from the Maplewood, St. Paul or Roseville police departments. The caller initially says he is conducting a survey as part of a school presentation project, but then asks the female employee a series of personal questions including their age, hair color and clothing.
Police Search For Hastings Church Vandals Hastings Police are asking for help catching a vandal who spray painted possibly satanic graffiti on the side of a church. Five-pointed stars inside circles and an upside down cross have now been washed off of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church’s brick walls and windows, but remnants of the graffiti remain. Hastings Police Chief Paul Schnell says the nature of this vandalism is a concern to his department.
After Teen Overdose, Hastings Police Plan To Investigate Drug, Alcohol DistributionHastings authorities are vowing to aggressively investigate drug and underage alcohol access after an 18-year-old high school senior overdosed on heroin in March.