St. Louis Park
A Minnesota man who was convicted of killing two Iowa convenience store clerks in 2010 is now accused of trying to murder a prison inmate. According to the Iowa Department of Corrections, Michael Swanson, a St. Louis Park native, approached the seated inmate and slashed the man’s neck with an edged weapon.
We’re learning more about the last hours of David Winters’ life from a close friend who was in phone contact with him until he took his own life.
Mercedes Klingman, who says he was her best friend, blames Winters’ problems on drug use.
The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating how a convicted felon had access to a weapon and led authorities on a day-long manhunt that ended with the suspect’s death inside a Jordan home early Wednesday morning.
The family of David Winters is pleading for him to end the manhunt and turn himself in Tuesday night.
Authorities say a 41-year-old man is at large and is considered to be armed and dangerous after an officer-involved shooting in St. Louis Park Tuesday morning and brandishing a gun at a Byerly’s store.
A group of thieves are targeting purses across the metro. They find victims in crowded restaurants and grocery stores looking for credit cards. The pickpockets have hit Minneapolis, Roseville, St. Louis Park, Brooklyn Park and Maple Grove.
An 87-year-old Chanhassen man that went missing Thursday afternoon has been found safe. Verne Fedje Christensen was last seen Thursday afternoon when he left home to go workout at a gym — but never arrived.
A Minneapolis woman pleaded guilty Monday to helping her father dispose of the body of the woman he murdered.
Are you ready to try a new way to get fit and stay fly? All week long we’ll be showcasing different workouts for you to try heading into the New Year. Tuesday, the experts at Surge Cycling brought their spinning class on WCCO This Morning to show us the craze with cycling and how it can keep you fit in 2015.
This is the time of year when many of us reflect on the reasons we’re thankful. For three sisters who grew up in St. Louis Park, they are thankful because they found something they never even knew they were looking for. A drive down memory lane led them to the surprise of a lifetime.
Authorities say a tow truck driver had to be hospitalized early Wednesday morning after a crash on Highway 100 in St. Louis Park. Authorities were called at about 1:30 a.m. to the area of Highway 100 and Highway 7 in St. Louis Park after a flatbed tow truck hit a concrete barrier on the right shoulder of Highway 100.
Transportation officials say Highway 100 will be closed in the southwest metro this weekend as crews demolish a railway bridge over the roadway.
As if it wasn’t enough to perform 11 concerts in two weeks, Garth Brooks is finding other ways to leave his mark on the Twin Cities.
Last November, an out-of-control car crashed into a retention pond off Highway 100 in St. Louis Park. Five children spent at least 25 minutes submerged in the freezing water. Two didn’t survive. One of the most seriously injured, 7-year-old Zarihana Rennie, is still working on her recovery.
A 20-year-old St. Louis Park man has pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal vehicular homicide in the April 15 death of a hardware store owner, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.
This fall brought us a great apple season. If you have leftovers and are tired of peeling them for pies, grab those apples and head to Midwest Supplies in St. Louis Park Saturday.
The rescuers who pulled five children from a car that crashed into a St. Louis Park retention pond were honored for their bravery Thursday night. The men braved frigid conditions on Nov. 21, 2013, when a car swerved off the road and into a pond. They say they are not heroes. “We were still doing our job [that we were] trained to do,” said Cpt. Paul Rosholt of the St. Louis Park Fire Department.
The fifth annual Twin Cities Film Fest kicks off Thursday in St. Louis Park. Some big fall movies will be screened, including “Wild” starring Academy Award winner Reese Witherspoon as a woman hiking the Pacific Coast Trail to find herself, and “The Imitation Game,” with “Sherlock” star Benedict Cumberbatch playing World War II British code-breaker Alan Turing.
The Hennepin County medical examiner’s officer has identified a body pulled from a Plymouth lake as that of a missing kayaker. The medical examiner says 31-year-old Paul Myklebust of St. Louis Park apparently drowned. His death was ruled accidental.
The search for a man who fell out of a kayak over the weekend on Medicine Lake has ended. The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office announced Monday afternoon that deputies found the body of 31-year-old Paul Myklebust, of St. Louis Park, using sonar equipment.
Actress Kuoth Wiel will host a red carpet screening of the movie “The Good Lie” Tuesday in St. Louis Park. Wiel makes her screen debut in the movie about Sudanese refugees resettling in Kansas. Best Actress Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon stars alongside Sudanese actors.
Kiss’s Gene Simmons and his daughter, Sophie Tweed-Simmons, are big supporters of a local nonprofit that provides restorative aid to those in need. Matter is an organization based in St. Louis Park, and they’re throwing a sold-out fundraising gala Friday night.
Just because we’re far from Paris and Milan, it doesn’t mean Minnesotans don’t love fashion. Fashion Week just wrapped up in New York and now we’re getting our turn to have a fashion event.
Find a bar where you can cheer for your favorite NFL team with fan mates.
Years of debate surrounding the Southwest light rail transit project has led to a plan some Minneapolis City Council members call incomplete. But council members nonetheless voted to approve the latest plans for the railway that will connect suburbs like Eden Prairie, St. Louis Park, and Minnetonka to Minneapolis.