BCA Update Confirms Spike In Violent Crimes Statewide In 2020, With Murders Up 58%Bias crimes also rose sharply in 2020. There were 223 bias incidents recorded by the BCA, which stands as the highest number seen in 15 years, according to the agency.
Montez Lee Pleads Guilty To Setting Minneapolis Pawn Shop On Fire During UnrestA 26-year-old Rochester man pleaded guilty on Thursday to setting a Minneapolis pawn shop on fire during the unrest following the murder of George Floyd last May.
John Newport Gets 18 Years In Prison For Paynesville Fire That Killed DaughterHe was sentenced to what was an upward departure from sentencing guidelines, due to the case's "particular cruelty," and that the victim was "particularly vulnerable."
Crews Battle Maplewood Apartment Building FireThe Little Canada Fire Department responded to the Goldenstar Apartments shortly after 2:30 a.m. Saturday. When they arrived, they found a fire purposefully set in the third floor hallway.
VIDEO: Youths In Custody After Fireworks Display Ignited At Eagan Hy-VeeThe Eagan Fire Department extinguished a fireworks display at the city's Hy-Vee Monday, and several youths are in custody for possible arson.
Fire At St. Paul's Sanneh Foundation Now An Arson InvestigationA fire that burned the offices of a St. Paul nonprofit group this weekend is now being investigated as an arson.
Nicolas Johnson Charged In Car Arson Behind Jordan BarA Burnsville man is accused of lighting his ex-girlfriend's car on fire behind a bar in Jordan in March.
Matthew Scott White Sentenced To 6 Years For St. Paul Rental Car Store Arson During UnrestA 31-year-old Minneapolis man was sentenced to six years in prison for setting fire to a St. Paul car rental business during the unrest following the murder of George Floyd.
'This Team Will Find Who You Are': Unrest Arson Investigators Continue To Probe Dozens Of CasesWhen rioters set fire to parts of the Twin Cities last summer, the world was watching. And so were investigators, who were about to take on one of the biggest tasks of their careers.
Marc Gonzales Gets 3 Years In Prison For Role In Wells Fargo Bank Arson During UnrestThe U.S. Attorney's Office says Gonzales poured gasoline onto the Wells Fargo bank at 3030 Nicollet Avenue South while others chanted, "Burn it down."
Arrested Woman Started Fire In Back Of Squad Car, Charges SayA Minneapolis woman faces charges for allegedly lighting a fire in a squad car while being taken to jail.
Illinois Man Pleads Guilty To Setting Fire In Minneapolis Store Amid UnrestA 28-year-old Illinois man pleaded guilty Wednesday to setting a fire in a boarded-up Sprint store in Minneapolis during the unrest following the death of George Floyd.
Sheriff: 7 Benton County Grass Fires May Have Been Intentionally SetInvestigators believe several grass fires reported in Benton County this week may have been intentionally set.
Police Investigate Suspicious Fire Caught On Video In New BrightonUpon arrival, the occupants were evacuated from the home by police and firefighters as fire units located the flames on the exterior of the garage and were able to quickly extinguish it.
Dakota Co. Courthouse Arson Accomplice Gets 5 Years In PrisonA Long Lake man pleaded guilty and was sentenced Thursday for his role in an arson at a Dakota County government building.