Washington County Announces Sex Trafficking UnitWhat used to be a crime centered mostly in bigger cities is now becoming more common in suburbs and other outlying areas. A growing number of children and teenagers are being lured into prostitution and offered for sale online.
Police: Man Fatally Shot Outside St. Paul BarA man is dead after someone shot him outside a bar in St. Paul early Saturday morning. Police were called to the 1100 block of University Avenue West at about 2 a.m., where they found a man shot in a parking lot near Arnellia's Bar and Restaurant.
Police Investigate Hit-And-Run Death Of St. Paul WomanPolice are looking for the driver responsible for running over a woman on a busy St. Paul street before fleeing the scene Tuesday night. St. Paul resident Antoinette Boxer, 49, was found laying in the westbound lane of University Avenue at about 9:45 p.m.
St. Paul Chase Leads To Bleeding Brain, Flaming Power Lines A police officer is recovering today after a chase and crash Thursday night in St. Paul. It happened around 10:45 a.m. near University and Milton Avenues. An officer tried to stop a car driving with the lights off, but the driver took-off.
Hundreds Protest Planned Parenthood In St. PaulProtests took place across the nation Tuesday to call for state and federal officials to investigate Planned Parenthood and to stop funding the organization. About 350 protesters stood outside the clinic near University Avenue in St. Paul. Several groups were represented, including the Minnesota Family Council, Students for Life in America and Pro-Life Action Ministries.
Crime Alert: U Student Threatened, Robbed On University AvenueOfficials say a University of Minnesota student was threatened and robbed of her purse early Tuesday morning near campus.
Highway 77 Closes Between Eagan And BloomingtonAs you head out the door this weekend, there are some road closures you should be aware of. Snelling Avenue is closed between I-94 and University Avenue through late June.
Pedestrian Killed By LRT Was Longtime Minn. Senate StafferA longtime staff member of the Minnesota Senate was killed after being struck by a Green Line light rail train on her way to work Thursday morning. Lynne Thomas had been a legislative assistant in the Senate for 28 years. She was crossing University Avenue on the light rail tracks when she was hit and killed by a train around 7:30 a.m.
2 Dead After Car Crash In MinneapolisTwo people are dead after a crash early Saturday morning in Minneapolis. According to Minneapolis police, officers responded to a vehicle crash at 2:22 a.m. near the intersection of 37th Avenue NE and University Avenue NE.
#BlackLivesMatter Protesters Halt Traffic, LRTHundreds of protesters marching to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. have shut down light-rail traffic in St. Paul. Green Line trains and cars were stopped at the intersection of University and Snelling Avenues Monday afternoon as Black Lives Matters protesters started their march to the Capitol.
NAACP Calls For Independent Investigation Into Officer-Involved ShootingThe NAACP in St. Paul says it will ask for an independent investigation into the Wednesday morning shooting death of a young man. Police say they were responding to a report that a man was texting death threats to a woman.
St. Paul Squad Car Collides With Light Rail TrainSt. 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.