The flakes of the season’s first major snow storm began falling on Minnesota Monday morning, and by the time the clouds clear out Tuesday, around a foot of snow could blanket a swath of the state.
A 32-year-old St. Cloud man was taken to the hospital by a passerby after crashing his SUV into a Wright County ditch.
A St. Joseph man has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly chasing his estranged wife in a car and firing several shots at her. Garry Dennis Vogt, 66, has been charged with one count of attempted murder in the first degree and one count of attempted murder in the first degree while committing a felony.
A 66-year-old St. Joseph man was arrested Saturday after allegedly chasing down his estranged wife and firing several gunshots at her vehicle in St. Cloud, according to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities said the incident happened at about 9:58 a.m. The sheriff’s office said it was receiving several 911 calls of two vehicles traveling southeast on Highway 4 from Highway 2 in St. Cloud.
A 66-year-old man is in custody, accused of shooting his estranged wife, in a terrifying chase that prompted several 911 calls.
A St. Augusta man and a St. Cloud woman are expected to face several criminal charges after police found about $300,000 worth of methamphetamine and stolen firearms in their possession Thursday. According to the Central Minnesota Violent Offender Task Force, 34-year-old Joseph McMahon was arrested at his St. Augusta home after officers served a search warrant. They found six pounds of meth, which has a street value of $260,000
A 27-year-old St. Cloud man is dead after a dune buggy crash Tuesday morning, according to the Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Joel Brott says the victim, identified as Luke Lietha, rolled over his dune buggy in a farm field on the 7200 block of 54th Street SE at about 1:18 a.m.
Authorities have charged a St. Cloud man who they say put his finger in the mouth of a 3-year-old girl at the city library and asked her to come home with him. Lawrence Danzl was charged Monday in Stearns County court with a felony count of stalking a victim under age 18 with sexual or aggressive intent.
St. Cloud police say they arrested a 66-year-old man Friday after he allegedly put his finger in a 3-year-old girl’s mouth and asked her to come home with him.
Twenty-five-years after he was abducted, authorities are launching a billboard campaign to get the public’s help in finding Jacob Wetterling. Jacob was biking with his brother and a friend on Oct. 22, 1989, when they were stopped by a masked gunman on a St. Joseph road. The other boys were told to run, but Jacob was taken. He was 11.
Officials in central Minnesota say a task force found 95 marijuana plants Tuesday in a St. Cloud home, along with more than $5,000 in cash.
St. Cloud police say they are investigating after a woman robbed a gas station early Sunday morning, saying she had a gun.
A 19-year-old St. Cloud man is in the Stearns County Jail after being suspected of a drive-by shooting Tuesday that injured one woman. According to St. Cloud Police, Malcolm Cooper is believed to have fired shots at a 19-year-old woman from his vehicle just before 1 p.m. on the 700 block of 13th Street South.
Authorities said a 16-year-old boy suffered non-life threatening injuries after colliding with a school bus Tuesday morning in St. Cloud. St. Cloud Police responded to the area of 12th Street and 30th Ave. North in St. Cloud at about 8:06 a.m. on a report of a school bus crashing with a bicyclist.
Police say two juveniles have been arrested in connection to a few stabbings that occurred in St. Cloud Saturday afternoon. St. Cloud Police Sgt. Jason Burke says officers responded around 5:30 p.m. to a fight involving between 10 to 20 people. There, three juveniles from St. Cloud suffered stab wounds that were not life threatening.