St. Paul Police
The St. Paul Police Academy has graduated its largest and most diverse class in at least 30 years, including its first officer from the Karen ethnic minority in Myanmar. Ler Htoo spent the first three years of his life in Myanmar, then 15 in refugee camps in Thailand.
Metro Transit officials say a St. Paul police officer caused a collision between his squad car and a Green Line light-rail train when he ran a red light.
A reward is being offered in connection with a St. Paul bank robbery Monday morning. The Federal Bureau of Investigation says the robbery happened at about 6:45 a.m. at the TCF Bank at 2163 Ford Parkway. Two men forced their way into the bank when two employees where opening for the day.
St. Paul police are asking for the public’s help in locating the suspect from a Tuesday robbery of a U.S. Bank. According to police, the robbery occurred at the U.S. Bank in the 1000 block of Grand Avenue.
Some local kids got help with their holiday shopping from some special people–St. Paul police officers.
Minnesota’s music community is holding a vigil, hoping one of their own survives a serious accident. Pat Mackin, 61, was driving westbound on St. Anthony Avenue in St. Paul early Tuesday morning when he was broadsided by a Jeep traveling southbound on Snelling Avenue. After Mackin’s vehicle was hit, it went flying into a concrete barrier. He has undergone two surgeries so far.
A 15-year-old boy is dead after a police chase ended Wednesday morning with a vehicle smashing into a building just south of downtown St. Paul. St. Paul Police say the crash happened at about 12:15 a.m., about 15 minutes after the chase began. Officers initiated a pursuit of a vehicle which had recently been reported stolen near the 2000 block of Suburban Avenue.
Authorities in Minneapolis have arrested two men who they say robbed a St. Paul bank as they tried to make a getaway on Interstate 94.
A Brooklyn Park man pleaded guilty Thursday in a car crash that left his teenage daughter paralyzed.
A Robbinsdale man is facing child abuse charges for allegedly inflicting great bodily harm on his girlfriend’s 2-year-old daughter, according to police. Michael Angel Serrata, 20, was charged with malicious punishment of a child by Ramsey County.
St. Paul Police are hoping you can help them identify robbers who stole hundreds of thousands of dollars in Rolex watches Saturday evening. The robbery happened at about 5 p.m. at R.F. Moeller Jeweler on Ford Parkway. Police say the thieves got away with several Rolex watches, valued at $300,000.
We’ve all done it before: That embarrassing pocket dial, where the person on the other end picks up and can hear everything we’re saying without us knowing. But sometimes instead of unknowingly calling a parent or a friend, the emergency dial feature you see on cell phones accidentally gets hit. Brittney Quant husband accidentally pocket-dialed 911, which led to a front-door visit from police.
Authorities have identified the St. Paul Police officer involved in a crash with a Green Line light rail train Monday afternoon. St. Paul Police identified the officer on Tuesday as Jil Jeon.
St. Paul Police say a squad car was involved in a crash Monday afternoon with a Metro Transit Green Line train. The crash happened just before 3 p.m. near the intersection of University Avenue and Pascal Street. Police says the officer involved in the crash was not injured.
St. Paul police say a suspect in a narcotics investigation is in the hospital after attempting to evade police Wednesday afternoon. Police say they were investigating a narcotics call in downtown St. Paul when the suspect took off running and jumped a wall at Wabasha Street and Interstate 94.
The group “Freeze Don’t Shoot” plans to hold a rally at every state capitol Saturday to highlight officer-involved shootings of family pets. The Minnesota chapter was formed in July. Julie Whalen, the administrator of the Minnesota Facebook page, says the local group has about 130 members, and about 50 plan to attend Saturday afternoon’s rally in St. Paul to address what they call an “epidemic” of shootings.
A Minnesota prosecutor says he won’t file criminal charges in seven cases of alleged sexual misconduct involving eight Catholic priests, but St. Paul police are investigating three other cases. Ramsey County Attorney John Choi says that one of the three still under investigation is likely to lead to prosecution, without giving details.
Authorities said three people suffered non-life threatening injuries and a man is in custody after a domestic dispute led to a triple stabbing in St. Paul early Tuesday morning. St. Paul Police were called to a report of a fight between a man and a woman at about 12:15 a.m. at an apartment on the 400 block of Fry Street.
A Minneapolis man was scratched by a cougar at the Como Zoo Conservatory after he climbed on top of the cougar’s mesh fence, witnesses told zoo staff.
Authorities say a vehicle being pursued by police crashed into a house in St. Paul early Wednesday morning. Police said the car crashed into the front of a brick house on the 1300 block of Dale Street, but did not cause significant damage.
A sport clothing business was burglarized Monday morning when someone forced their way through the outside wall. According to the incident report, police responded to a call at 11:45 a.m. Monday of a burglary at the Sports Dome in the 1500 block of University Avenue in St. Paul, Minn.
The University of St. Thomas issued a safety alert Tuesday morning after a student was attacked in an attempted robbery. Authorities said the incident happened at about 12:41 a.m. Saturday in the area of Summit and Cleveland Avenues.
St. Paul Police said Tuesday afternoon that the dog stolen outside of a gas station was brought to them safely and will be reunited with its family.
The owner of an auto shop said the incident that led him to fire an employee was blown out of proportion. The Roseville Police Department used Suburban Auto Body to fix their cars. That four-month relationship ended a week ago when employees were accused of speeding in the patrol cars.
When Chris Lollie posted a cellphone video which revealed his police encounter on Jan. 31, it left many with a sense of outrage. But the video doesn’t show everything that happened leading up to his arrest. On Wednesday, St. Paul Police released two DVDs of silent security camera video from the First National Bank Building.