Body Recovered From Mississippi River ID'dThe body of a Lakeville man recovered from the Mississippi River earlier this month has been identified. Vladimir Yuryevich Yastrebov, 28, was found in the Mississippi River under the Interstate 35E overpass the afternoon of May 16.
Ramsey Co Sherrif: Missing 16-Year-Old Found Safe A missing 16-year-old girl has been found safe, according to the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office. Wendy Thao was last seen in Vadnais Heights around 11 a.m. on April 7.
2 In Ramsey Co. Charged With Possessing Untaxed TobaccoTwo Ramsey County men face felony charges after being found to have untaxed tobacco in their possession. Mushtak Sadoun AlSayab and Hussam Masoud have each been charged with two counts of possession of untaxed tobacco products.
Law Enforcement Agencies' Social Media Policies Designed To Prevent ControversyIn the past month, a St. Paul police officer resigned after admitting to a controversial Facebook post. And an officer in Rochester was placed on leave over posts.
Mental Health Calls In Ramsey Co. To Be Directed To Special LineRamsey County 911 operators are following new protocol as of Tuesday. In the past, operators would dispatch an officer to those calls to mental health calls. Now, they are referring the calls that don't involve weapons or immediate danger to a separate mental health line.
Ramsey Co. Deputy To Pay Fine For Abusing K-9 PartnerSurveillance video showed Deputy Brett Berry beating his dog, Boone, at a casino resort in Carlton last summer. Berry pleaded guilty to animal cruelty last month.
Man Accused Of ID Theft Said To Have More Than 100 VictimsOfficials in Ramsey County say they’ve charged a man with stealing the identities of more than 100 people, and are asking for who anyone who believes they might be a victim to contact them.
Clues Released For St. Paul Winter Carnival's Medallion HuntersTreasure hunters are now out in full force looking for a hidden medallion, as part of the St. Paul Winter Carnival's annual Pioneer Press Treasure Hunt. The St. Paul Winter Carnival officially begins this Thursday, but already a few clues have been released to those hoping to score big.
Police: Vikings Fan Mistakenly Breaks Into Police StationPolice say a Vikings fan who was tailgating at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds broke into a police substation after the team's loss to Seattle, apparently thinking it was his own home.
St. Paul Student Gets 90 Days House Arrest For Assault On TeacherA 16-year-old St. Paul student was sentenced Tuesday to probation, anger management therapy and 150 hours of community service after pleading guilty last month to assaulting a teacher.
Ramsey Co. Deputy Finds Gunshot Victim On I-694A Ramsey County deputy's instincts led to the discovery of a gunshot victim on Interstate 694 early New Year's Day morning. The sheriff's office says a deputy was driving eastbound on I-694 at about 12:40 a.m. when the vehicle in front of them suddenly pulled over.
How To Dispose Of Christmas Trees In The MetroAs the holiday season comes to an end, it's time to clean up after Christmas, and for many families, that means figuring out how to dispose of your tree and decorations.