Charges: Man, Posing As Law Enforcement, Forces Sex With ProstituteA Northfield man faces sexual assault, coercion and prostitution charges after being accused of posing as law enforcement and forcing a prostitute to have sex. The Dakota County Attorney's Office says 26-year-old Alex Michael Hollinger is accused of connecting with a woman via backpage.com to have sex for money, but then claimed to be associated with law enforcement and threaten her to have sex with them for free or face jail.
2 Men Charged With Credit Card Fraud In Ramsey CountyTwo men believed by police to have used fraudulent credit cards in at least eight metro area cities have been charged with identity theft and fraud.
Buffet Owners Sentenced To Prison For Hiring Undocumented WorkersTwo Twin Cities restaurateurs were sentenced Thursday to several months in prison for hiring undocumented workers, who were forced to work 12-hour shifts for six days a week. The United States Attorney's Office says 46-year-old Ming Guo and 28-year-old Bijian "Wilson" Weng were convicted of one count each of knowingly hiring ten or more unlawful aliens to work at their Hibachi Grill and Supreme Buffet restaurants.
Good Questions: West St. Paul, Hiccups, Bumper CropsEvery Friday, we tackle a bunch of viewers’ burning questions. This week, Heather Brown explores the origin of West St. Paul's name, bumper crops and hiccups.
1 Year Later, Hundreds Honor Fallen Mendota Heights OfficerHundreds are expected to honor the memory of Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick Thursday. He was shot and killed during a traffic stop one year ago.
Car Slams Into House In West St. PaulA police chase ended in West St Paul, with the car crashing into a home. It happened at the corner of Andrews and Curtice Streets.
Feuding Bald Eagles Wake West St. Paul NeighborhoodPeople in a West St. Paul neighborhood woke up to an unusual site this morning.
Unpacking The Psychology Of Mother's Day GiftsThis Sunday is Mother's Day and, for many of us, finding the perfect gift for mom can be tough. We checked out some ideas and talked with a psychologist about why we care so much about getting it right.
Best Cinco De Mayo Events Near MinnesotaHave a fiesta this year on May 5th.
St. Paul Man Sentenced For Drive-By Shooting Of Romantic RivalA St. Paul man was sentenced Thursday to 19 years in prison for trying to kill a romantic rival in a drive-by-shooting last summer. The Dakota Attorney's office says 36-year-old Jorge Roman Vasquez was convicted of one count each of first-degree attempted murder, second-degree attempted murder via drive-by-shooting, second-degree assault and being a felon in possession of a firearm.
Family Of Man Committed For Killing Parents Objects To His ReleaseA Minnesota man who killed his parents 16 years ago is expected to be released from a state hospital soon. Richard Happ has been a resident at the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter since he was 30 years old.
Fifth Suspect Arrested In Multi-State Sex Trafficking RingPolice arreseted the fifth suspect in a multi-state sex trafficking ring investigation Thursday, according to Ramsey County Jail records. Arrested records indicate 19-year-old Suwan Dominique Cross of West St. Paul is charged with four counts of sex trafficking and three counts of underage sex trafficking.