Train Derails In Western Wisconsin; Alcohol Tankers Leaking Into Miss. RiverA BNSF train derailed Saturday morning just north of the Wisconsin city of Alma, according to the Buffalo County Sheriff's Office. WCCO confirms that 32 cars derailed, 10 of which are empty auto carriers. Several of the other cars are tankers carrying denatured alcohol -- two of which have tipped into the Mississippi River and are leaking from vents atop the cars.
Worker Dies After Falling Into Barge In WinonaA 24-year-old worker is dead after falling into a barge in Winona Thursday morning, according to police. The fatal accident happened at CD Corporation on 978 Riverview Drive just before 11 a.m.
2 Pulled From Car After Plunge Into Icy Waters In WinonaRescuers pulled two bodies from a car that plunged into the Mississippi River in Winona, Minn. on Sunday. The Winona County Law Enforcement Center said they received a report around 7:19 a.m. from someone who saw tire tracks going over the dike at Riverview Drive and 2nd Street.
Dad, Son In Hospital After Crash With Alleged Drunk Robbery SuspectA high-speed chase involving an armed robbery suspect and police resulted in a crash which seriously injured a father and his infant son in Monticello Monday night. Investigators believe the man who caused the crash had also been drinking.
Monticello Father, 1-Year-Old Son In Critical Condition After Crash With Robbery SuspectA high speed chase involving am armed robbery suspect and police results in a crash which seriously injures a father and his infant son in Wright County Monday night. According to Minnesota State Patrol Lt. Paul VanVoohris, the chase began after a robbery at Tootsies Tavern in Big Lake at approximately 5:40 p.m. The suspect, 47-year-old Kevin Greene, fled the tavern in an 1999 Chevy Suburban and crashed into a 2002 Honda Accord with two passengers shortly afterwards in Monticello at Riverview Drive and East Broadway Street.
Head-On Crash Injures 2 In MonticelloEmergency crews had to cut two drivers from their vehicles after they crashed head-on Sunday afternoon on Highway 39 in Monticello.
Northfield Robbery Suspect Arrested, Allegedly Fired At CopsPolice pursuing an armed robbery suspect say the man shot at officers early Monday morning. According to the Northfield Police Department, the robbery happened at an America's Best Value Inn on Riverview Drive a little before 3 a.m.