U.S. Attorney Explains Why Terror Suspect Is Being Treated DifferentlyFollowing reports that a Minnesota man accused of trying to join ISIS is suffering in prison, U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger issued a statement detailing why the man is being treated differently than others who’ve been accused of trying to join the terrorist group.
Mother Of Terror Suspect Says Son Is Innocent, Suffering In Jail The mother of one of the five young terror suspects is speaking out, saying her son is being treated more harshly than the four other suspects.
Charges: Man Broke Into St. Paul Apartment, Sexually Assaulted WomanA 27-year-old St. Paul man is accused of breaking into a St. Paul apartment and sexually assaulting a female victim last month, according to charges filed Thursday in Ramsey County Court. Jacob Michael McKinley faces charges of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, first-degree burglary and kidnapping, all felonies, in connection with the June 16 incident.
Emergency Workers Practice Jail Evacuation In Ramsey CountyPolice, Firefighters and several other emergency agencies were on hand today for what looked like a major jail evacuation -- but this was only a drill.
St. Paul Man Jailed After Wife Dies From FallA husband is reportedly jailed in his wife's suspicious death a little more than a week ago. Ramsey County Jail records show that Yang Thao, 47 of St. Paul, was arrested Monday night on suspicion of murder.
Fifth Suspect Arrested In Multi-State Sex Trafficking RingPolice arreseted the fifth suspect in a multi-state sex trafficking ring investigation Thursday, according to Ramsey County Jail records. Arrested records indicate 19-year-old Suwan Dominique Cross of West St. Paul is charged with four counts of sex trafficking and three counts of underage sex trafficking.
Trees Of Hope: After Kicking Drugs, Seth & Gina Are Giving BackThis holiday season, WCCO's "Trees of Hope" campaign is partnering with organizations that help make lives brighter all year long. This week, our set is decked out in colorful ornaments and ribbons to celebrate Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge. The group offers treatment plans for our neighbors who are struggling with addiction.
Minnesota Woman Charged With Faking PregnanciesMinnesota authorities have charged a woman who they say faked pregnancies to extort a man and stay out of jail. Bethany Good is charged in Ramsey County with felony aggravated forgery and a misdemeanor charge of making a false statement in a birth registration for allegedly trying to extort money from a man.
Teenager Paralyzed In St. Paul Crash Returns HomeA Twin Cities teenager who was paralyzed in a car crash is back home with her family. Three months ago, Amarya Ward-West's dad, Earl Ward, crashed his vehicle in a construction zone in St. Paul. Investigators say Ward ran from the scene, leaving his kids -- 8-year-old Almond and 14-year-old Amarya -- alone and injured.
Tipster Will Get $40K Reward For Ty Hoffman's ArrestFriends and family of Kelly Phillips said Tuesday that the anonymous tipster who led authorities to suspected murder Ty Hoffman will receive the full $40,000 reward. The tipster called police in Shakopee last Thursday morning after spotting Hoffman in the Southbridge Crossing Shopping Center.
Police: Facebook Feud Led To Attack In St. PaulRamsey County authorities say a St. Paul woman beat another woman with a baseball bat after the strangers got into an argument on Facebook. Thirty-one-year-old Bridget Olson is charged with second-degree felony assault in the Sept. 4 attack.
Charges: South St. Paul Man Threatened Officers On TwitterA 20-year-old South St. Paul man is accused of threatening to kill police and at least one officer with the Minnesota State Patrol on social media, according to charges filed Thursday in Dakota County Court. Harrison William Rund was charged with felony terroristic threats in connection with the incident, which happened on Tuesday after receiving a speeding ticket.