St. Paul Duplex Fire Being Investigated As Possible ArsonSt. Paul firefighters are investigating what appears to be an arson after an overnight duplex fire.
Man Expected To Receive Jail Time For 'Extreme Neglect' Of Horses & DonkeyA 42-year-old Chatfield man accused of putting horses and a donkey through a winter of “extreme neglect” is expected to be sentenced on animal cruelty charges Monday afternoon.
Minnesota Prison Staff Shortages Increase Overtime PaymentsThe state's DOC data shows it paid $12.3 million for more than 262,000 hours of overtime during fiscal year 2019.
Shooting Leaves 2 Hurt, 1 In Custody Near Allianz Field SundayPolice are investigating a double shooting in a parking lot at Pascal Street and University Avenue in St. Paul Sunday night. Two victims are being treated for injuries that are not life-threatening, police say.
Man Dies After Early-Morning Shooting At Sturgis ResidencePolice say a man is dead after an early-morning shooting at a Sturgis residence. The Rapid City Journal reports that officers responded to a 911 call just after 4 a.m. Sunday. The caller reported that a homeowner shot someone who had entered the residence.
Officers Injured While Making Arrest In Sauk CentreTwo Sauk Centre police officers were treated for minor injuries following a confrontation with an armed suspect Saturday night. The police department said around 5:30 p.m., officers saw a man they recognizes from a prior Stearns County warrant.
Ex-Winona Postmaster Sentenced For Destroying MailIn May 2018, a retired police officer looked into complaints about undelivered mail from students at Winona State.
Broderick Robinson Identified As Victim In Fond Du Lac Reservation ShootingThe Cloquet Police Department says the victim has already been released from the Duluth hospital he was taken to after the shooting.
Northern Iowa Puppy Mill Owner Found Guilty Of Animal NeglectBarbara Kavars, 66, of Manly, was found guilty Friday of 14 counts of misdemeanor animal neglect in connection with the operation of a puppy mill.
Man Charged After Illegally Base Jumping From Wis. Cell Tower, Getting Tangled 50 Ft. Off GroundA BASE jumper has been arrested and charged for criminal trespass after his parachute got tangled in the guy wires of a cell phone tower in northwestern Wisconsin.
Botched Miranda Warning Excludes Statements In Tibbetts CasePart of the case against a former farmhand charged with first-degree murder in the killing of 20-year-old University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts appears to be in jeopardy because of a botched Miranda warning. The Des Moines Register reports that prosecutors have agreed to exclude some statements that 25-year-old Cristhian Bahena Rivera reportedly made to police.
Hennepin County Sheriffs Announce Switch To Encrypted Radio SystemA new police call system is coming to the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office to give 911 callers more privacy, the office announced Friday. The decision comes after four years of advisory board discussions. The new system, the office said, will protect personal information callers provide to police such as domestic abuse information, addresses, or keypad codes.
18-Year-Old Woman Killed In Wrong Way St. Paul Crash IdentifiedAuthorities in St. Paul continue to investigate a wrong way crash that killed an 18-year-old woman and injured seven other people Thursday evening.
Corey Burfield, 19, Gets Probation In Brutal Assault On Minneapolis Public School WorkerA teenager will spend a year in county workhouse and five years on probation after pleading guilty this week to brutally assaulting a Minneapolis Public School worker last year, leaving him in critical condition.
St. Paul Father Charged With Malicious Punishment Of Newborn SonDoctors diagnosed the infant with potentially life-threatening injuries including a skull fracture, shearing internal injuries, a lacerated spleen, bleeding in the brain and spine, and many cuts and bruises. The injuries to the 8-week-old are said to have occurred between Oct. 1 and Oct. 15.