Expected Hospital Board Decision Drawing Community CriticismAn expected vote Wednesday night by the North Suburban Hospital Board is drawing criticism. Members will decide if they want to move forward with dissolving the board, which would essentially mean more control for Allina Health.
1 Dead Following Overnight Shooting In Columbia HeightsPolice in Columbia Heights say they’re looking for multiple persons of interest following an overnight shooting that left one person dead.
St. Paul Firefighter/Paramedic Dies After Suddenly Collapsing At StationAccording to a statement from the St. Paul Fire Department, 38-year-old Shane Clifton told colleagues at Station No. 14 that he felt sick at around 5 p.m., then suddenly collapsed.
Pre-Teen Girl Drowned In New Brighton CreekA pre-teen girl drowned Thursday after about 20 minutes underwater in a New Brighton creek.
Girl Hospitalized After 20 Minutes Underwater A pre-teen girl is in critical condition Thursday after about 20 minutes underwater in a New Brighton creek.
Good Question: Same Medical Procedure, Different Price Tags?When you have a heart attack and are rushed to the hospital, you’re not usually thinking about doing some comparison shopping on price. But for the first time Thursday, the U.S. government released pricing information from hospitals around the country. And that data showed vast disparities in the amount hospitals are charging for the same procedures.
Charges: Man Touched Child After Tampering With Juice BoxA Blaine man is charged with criminal sexual conduct for allegedly touching an 8-year-old on New Year’s Day after slipping something into the child’s juice box, court documents filed say.
Man Get 9 Year Sentence For Murder In Mass OverdoseA 22-year-old Blaine man received a 9-year prison sentence Tuesday in connection with a mass overdose that left one man dead last year, the Anoka County Attorney’s Office said.
Allina Fires 32 Employees For Snooping At Patient RecordsNearly three dozen hospital workers at Allina Hospitals were fired Thursday after violating privacy rules involving a high-profile overdose case.