Anoka Man Allegedly Stabs Boy With Samurai SwordAn Anoka man accused of stabbing a boy with a samurai sword was charged with two counts of assault Thursday morning. Nicholas Lee Curtis, 24, was charged with first degree assault and second degree assault Thursday.
Man Gets Life For Killing Mom, Nephew With Samurai SwordA man convicted of killing his mother and nephew with a samurai sword will spend the rest of his life in prison. Beatrice Wilson, 57, and Peter Wilson, 14, were found stabbed to death in their Minneapolis home in October 2012.
After 68 Years, WWII Vet Returns Samurai Sword To Owner A weapon once used in war is now a symbol of peace, thanks to a Minnesota man who wanted to do the "right thing." Hundreds looked on as World War II veteran Orval Amdahl returned a Japanese sword to its rightful owner Saturday afternoon in St. Paul. Amdahl was given the sword 68 years ago as a war souvenir. He never felt it truly belonged to him, so Amdahl used an inscription on the sword to find its true owner, which led him to the Motomura family of Japan.
WWII Vet Returns Sword To Japanese FamilyOrvall Amdahl clearly remembers the day his life would be forever changed. “November 19, 1942 I left San Francisco," recalls the 94-year old from Lanesboro.
Man, 19, Gets Life For Killing Man With Sword, Setting Home On FireA 19-year-old homeless man was sentenced to life in prison after being convicted Thursday of first-degree murder for killing a man with a sword in north Minneapolis and setting his house on fire.
Man Accused Of Killing 2 Found Incompetent To Stand TrialA man who is accused of killing his mother and nephew using a samurai sword last year has been found incompetent to stand trial.
Man Charged With Killing Mother, NephewThree days after a gruesome double murder in Minneapolis, homicide charges were filed against the victim's son, who is also the uncle of the other victim.