St. Louis County

St. Louis Co. Man Convicted Of Making, Possessing Child PornA 41-year-old St. Louis County man was convicted in a federal court Thursday of producing and possessing child pornography. Nude images of a 5-year-old child were submitted to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in April of 2014. Investigators eventually traced them to Sean Gerald Penoncello.
Body Found In Exploded Home Identified As Missing ManAuthorities say a body found in the ruins of an exploded house on northern Minnesota's Iron Range is that of man who went missing hours earlier.
State Patrol Investigates St. Louis Co. House ExplosionThe Minnesota State Patrol is investigating after a house exploded in the Central Lakes area. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office, at 1 a.m. police received a call of debris in the roadway in the 3300 block of Highway 53.
Minnesota Will Soon Have A New CityMinnesota will soon have a new city. KBJR-TV reports an administrative law judge has granted the Town of Rice Lake's petition for incorporation. The judge has set an election day of October 13 to decide on a mayor and city council members.
Sheriff: St. Louis Co. Man Attacked Neighbor With Homemade ClubA 51-year-old St. Louis County man is in custody after he was accused of attacking his neighbor with a homemade club. The sheriff's department was called to the 4700 block of Old Seville Road Saturday at about 7:20 a.m.
Victim Of ATV Fatal Crash In NE Minnesota IdentifiedAuthorities in northeastern Minnesota have released the name of a 37-year-old man killed in an all-terrain vehicle crash over the weekend.
ATV Driver Found Dead In Rural St. Louis Co. CreekA bicyclist discovered the aftermath of a fatal ATV crash Saturday morning in St. Louis County. The sheriff's office says a passerby was biking in rural Biwabik Township when they came across an ATV resting in a creek with its motor running.
Aurora Couple Injured When Motorcycle Hits Deer In DuluthAn Aurora couple were thrown from their motorcycle when they hit a deer Friday evening in Duluth. The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says 62-year-old Curtis Allen Wick and 55-year-old Kim Marie Wick were driving on the Vermilion Trail at Three Lakes Road just before 9 p.m. when a deer crossed in front of them.
Supreme Court Upholds Bar Fight Murder Conviction Officials in northern Minnesota say the state’s Supreme Court has reversed an appeals court decision in the case of a deadly bar fight in 2011, and now a Proctor man will face his original sentence: 18 years in prison.
Hibbing Man Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter In Toddler's DeathA 27-year-old Hibbing man struck a plea deal with prosecutors after admitting to causing the death of a 2-year-old girl in 2012. The St. Louis County Attorney's office says Russell Shannon Johnson pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter in the death of Caroline Shenze Marie Medicine-Chavez.
2 Severely Injured In St. Louis Co. ATV CrashTwo Twin Cities men suffered severe injuries in an ATV crash Friday morning in Eagles Nest Township. The St. Louis County Sheriff's office received report of a crash at about 9:30 a.m. on the 1300 block of Walsh Road.
2 Duluth Men Arrested, Awaiting Charges For Home InvasionTwo Duluth men are in custody on suspicion of breaking into a man's home and stealing several of his firearms at gunpoint. The St. Louis Sheriff's office says deputies were called to a residence on Rehbein Road at about 1:30 a.m.