Police say two Rice County inmates are back in custody after escaping from jail and then stealing and crashing two vehicles.
If you’re going to attempt a jailbreak, wouldn’t you have a plan for ditching your orange jumpsuit? Rice County authorities say two minimum-security inmates, both 18 years old, threw a fire extinguisher through a window and escaped from the county jail in Faribault early Wednesday morning.
The Minnesota State Patrol says two people are dead and one is seriously injured after the car they were in lost control and crossed into traffic on an icy Rice County highway Tuesday morning.
One of the two people accused of killing a University of Minnesota student has been arrested again. Ashley Conrade was taken into custody for violating the terms of her release, according to the St. Paul Pioneer Press.
Police in southern Minnesota say that earlier this week two preteen girls defaced numerous grave markers with spray paint. The vandalism happened at Maple Lawn Cemetery in Faribault, and the local police department says it was reported on Monday.
One person is dead after a car hit two vehicles on Interstate 35 in Faribault, Minn. Sunday night. Mach Kuel, 39, of Coon Rapids died Sunday after the car he was traveling in hit one vehicle and side-swiped another. Police said they responded to a call about an accident around 11: 17 p.m. Sunday.
Two Dundas families had to be rescued from their homes by boat after nearly seven inches of rain fell over night in Rice County. According to Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn, four families total have been displaced in the small town of Dundas, located an hour south of the metro. Three roads are also washed out in Rice Country near Dundas, he said.
A former student is suing a Faribault prep school in Rice County District Court alleging it allowed a teacher to continue to sexually exploit students.
A 30-year-old man has been charged with breaking into multiple homes in Northfield, burgling the residences and killing three dogs. According to the criminal complaint, police were called to the home on the 700 block of College Street just after noon on May 8.
Prosecutors say a former Minnesota nurse convicted of going online and encouraging two people to kill themselves was not exercising his right to free speech.
A 21-year-old firefighter has died after his pickup truck rolled into the Cannon River on Saturday morning, according to authorities.
Authorities have identified the man who was found dead inside a burning van last weekend in Rice County.
The Rice County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a body was found inside a burning car in Rice County Sunday morning.
A driver was killed in a rollover crash after the tire blew out in Rice County Thursday evening.
The Minnesota State Patrol reports that a car struck a horse that was on the roadway in Rice County early Monday morning.