A 76-year-old man was taken into custody Sunday morning after refusing to let her leave their residence and threatening her life, according to the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office.
Minneapolis police are investigating after an overnight dispute between two groups of people led to a fatal shooting.
As summer scorches on, the city of Minneapolis is dealing with a disturbing trend in crime. So far this year, police have seen an average of one murder per week. Over the weekend, three separate shootings resulted in two deaths.
Police in Minneapolis say a shooting Saturday night on the city’s south side left one man dead and another in serious condition.
Officials have released the name of the man shot and killed by a Plymouth police officer last week at an Arby’s restaurant.
A central South Dakota man will be spending 11 months in prison for spitting at a law enforcement officer.
Minneapolis police say a woman was injured in a shooting early Saturday morning in Minneapolis’ Dinkytown neighborhood. The shooting happened on 14th Avenue Southeast and 4th Street Southeast near the University of Minnesota.
A confrontation over a stolen car led police to arrest three boys in St. Paul Friday. Police received a report of a stolen car around 1 p.m. on the 200 block of Stinson Street. The victim said when they confronted a young man they believed took it, the boy pulled out a gun and ran into the house.
An inmate was released Thursday from the Hennepin County Jail, but his departure was a little premature. The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office says Ryan Abraham Whiteis-Saks was released after his court cases were resolved, but authorities were not aware at the time that there was an outstanding warrant for his arrest in Dakota County.
A Montevideo Police officer is back to work after getting hit last week by a driver who admitted to being high on marijuana. Officer Kelly Robinson was off duty and was returning home from buying a camper for his family when a vehicle did not yield and pulled out in front of him.
Plans to drag race through Minneapolis and St. Paul are hitting speed bumps this summer.
Federal court officers have recommended a sentence of life in prison for a peanut company executive convicted of selling salmonella-tainted food, a move that attorneys on both sides called “unprecedented” for a food-poisoning case. The potential life sentence for former Peanut Corporation of America owner Stewart Parnell was disclosed by prosecutors in a court filing Wednesday.
A suspect in two recent metro area bank robberies was arrested Thursday afternoon in Blaine.
A 30-year-old Andover man was convicted of four counts of first-degree murder Thursday in the June 2014 burning death of his 55-year-old roommate at their Anoka County residence. A jury spent about two hours deliberating Thursday before Adam John Lilienthal was found guilty in the death of Scott David Yorek.
One suspect is in custody and another is being sought after a home was burglarized in St. Cloud last Saturday morning, according to police. Authorities responded to a report of a burglary at about 12:45 p.m. at a house on the 500 block of 6th Avenue South.
A grand jury returned an indictment this week on the son of an Elk River police officer accused of killing his father and brother, charging him with first-degree murder and second-degree murder, the Wright County Attorney’s Office says.
A 45-year-old man from Oregon was arrested Thursday morning after threatening another man with a gun at an intersection in Chaska after he was blocking traffic, according to police. Officers were called at about 8 a.m. to the intersection of Highway 41 and 2nd Street in downtown Chaska.
Sheriff’s officials say a man wanted for killing a 7-year-old boy in Chicago has been arrested in northwestern Wisconsin.
A Wisconsin prosecutor is expected to lay out the findings of an investigation into the death of a rookie state trooper last March.
A federal judge has denied an attempt by the state to get a quick appeal of his ruling that Minnesota’s program for civilly committed sex offenders is unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Donovan Frank ruled Wednesday that court rules don’t allow for an appeal at this stage of the case.
A 26-year-old St. Paul man is facing charges following a fire at an apartment complex Monday where gunshots were also fired, according to charges filed in Ramsey County Court.
Officials say a University of Minnesota student was threatened and robbed of her purse early Tuesday morning near campus.
A South Dakota man accused of abusing American Indian children with racial slurs and spraying them with beer at a minor league hockey game in Rapid City is set to go to trial.
Vandalism may force a small-town furniture store to close.
State officials are investigating the latest in a series of assaults at Minnesota’s largest psychiatric hospital in St. Peter. Gov. Mark Dayton said the Minnesota Security Hospital needs an urgent fix. Dozens of staff workers have been injured at the facility this year.
Long-time WCCO-TV reporter, Caroline Lowe, is leaving after being on the crime beat for WCCO-TV since 1977. This year marked her 35th year with the station. Take a look back.
A number of celebrities have either admitted to smoking marijuana, been caught smoking pot, or in a few select cases openly endorse the act of lighting up a spliff. Here are some of the most famous cannabis users.
Minnesota has seen its share of bizarre, amusing and notable mug shots, many of which go far beyond mere “bad hair days.”