Security Staff Say HealthEast Needs To Do More To Keep Hospitals SafeSome hospital security officers say HealthEast is not doing enough to keep its employees safe from unruly and unstable visitors. They point to the attack last November inside St. John's Hospital in Maplewood. Surveillance cameras captured images of a patient swinging a metal bar at nurses as they scrambled to escape.
Patient's Nurse Attack Leads To Legislation At CapitolThe Ramsey County Attorney's office says no charges will be filed against police who struggled with a hospital patient who died after he attacked nurses in November.
Lawmaker Seeks To Lower Violence Against Health Care WorkersA Minnesota lawmaker is proposing much tougher state penalties for violence against health care workers.
Patient Who Helped Nurses During Attack Reacts To Surveillance VideoSurveillance video shows metro nurses scrambling to get away from a man wielding a metal bar. A patient, 68-year-old Charles Logan, first swings a bar through the nurse's station.
Police Release Video Of Patient Attacking Nurses With BarMaplewood police released surveillance video Thursday of a patient who reportedly assaulted several nurses with a metal bar over the weekend.
Patient's Nurse Attack Highlights Problem Of Violence Against NursesThe Ramsey County Medical Examiner has identified the 68-year-old patient who attacked four nurses at St. John's Hospital in Maplewood and later died Sunday morning. The medical examiner says St. Paul resident Charles Emmett Logan was pronounced dead at the hospital shortly after the incident.
Officials: Patient Assaults Nurses, Dies After Being ArrestedOfficials in Maplewood say a 68-year-old hospital patient died after officers arrested him early Sunday morning following a report that he had assaulted several nurses.
After Working More Than Half A Century, This Minn. Nurse Is Being Honored When she started her career, Dwight Eisenhower was president. More than a half a century and 10 presidents later, a Twin Cities nurse is still on the job.
Minn. Emergency Rooms Prepared For Hypothermia, Frostbite CasesA college student is in the hospital Tuesday night after experiencing just how cruel a Minnesota’s winter can be. Nineteen-year-old Alyssa Jo Lommel's family says she may lose limbs after she spent all night Friday outside in subzero temperatures.
Family Searches For Pit Bull Owner After Attack On SonSeven-year-old Riley Gallagher was cheering on racers crossing the finish line at the YWCA Women’s Triathlon Sunday at Lake Nokomis, when the fun ended in an instant. At first, Riley’s mother, Helen Gallagher, thought her son was just excited. “I heard screaming and he lives with Asperger’s, and I turned around because I thought maybe he was having a meltdown,” Helen said. “And then he’s like, ‘That dog bit me,’” Helen said.
Charges: Man Brutally Beat Pregnant Girlfriend At HospitalA 32-year-old man is in custody and has been charged with three counts of second-degree assault in connection with the brutal beating of his pregnant girlfriend, and a number of staff members on Thursday at St. John's Hospital in Maplewood, Minn.
Pregnant Woman Assaulted In Hospital, Man ArrestedA man was arrested Thursday after Maplewood Police say he assaulted a pregnant woman, before kicking and punching a nurse that tried to intervene.