A Golden Valley veteran just received a military honor after a decades-long delay. Fred Jenness was a Navy Seabee who was wounded in Vietnam in 1969. On Monday afternoon, he finally received a Purple Heart medal. The award was delayed for decades because his mission was classified, which made access to records difficult. Senator Amy Klobuchar, whose office helped Jenness get the medal, spoke at his ceremony.
Police discovered two dead bodies after responding to a shooting in south Minneapolis Sunday night. Minneapolis Police spokeswoman Cyndi Barrington said police received the call at 8:28 p.m. reporting shots fired in an alley along the 2600 block of 18th Avenue South.
One man is dead and another hurt after an early Tuesday morning shooting in Burnsville, and police are searching for the people responsible. The shooting took place at 2 a.m. on the 2100 block of East 117th Street at a town home complex, police said, but the victims were found in an SUV at the Eagan Super America gas station off Cliff Road.
Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen is teaming up with the Professional Bull Riders to further his Homes for Wounded Warriors project. Allen established the charity in 2009 to provide handicapped-accessible homes and remodels for wounded soldiers. Allen has also owned three bulls in the PBR tour since last year, and he will unite his two passions starting in August at a Built Ford Tough series event in Oklahoma.
A St. Paul man has died and another remains in custody as a result of a Friday afternoon shooting, police say.
Being home for the holidays is the wish of a lot of military men and women. And one organization is making that wish come true.
One police officer has been killed and another critically wounded during a standoff at a house in eastern Wisconsin.