Officials: Teenage Boy Attacks Family, Calls It In Officials in Scott County say they are investigating an assault after a 16-year-old boy from Credit River Township called them saying he had just attacked his family.
Man Says Black Bear Attacked Him In Pine Co.A male hunter was attacked by a black bear in northern Pine County Saturday afternoon, according to the Pine County Sheriff’s Office. According to police, officers received a 911 call reporting the man had been attacked just northeast of the Village of Duxbury.
Police: 2 Men Lured By Women To Brutal Attackwo 21-year-old men are in critical condition after allegedly being lured by two women to a location in Fridley, Minn., where two men were waiting to attack them. According to the Anoka County Sheriff's Office, Fridley Police received a report of two injured men in the area of 77th Avenue and Main Street at about 4:25 a.m.
Activists Stand By Al Flowers In Wake Of ArrestCommunity activists are standing by one of their own after Al Flowers says he was assaulted by police at his home in south Minneapolis. Flowers was arrested Saturday after police say he didn't cooperate with them as they issued a search warrant for the arrest of his 16-year-old daughter.
Man Hit In Face On Greenway, Not Sure Why He Was TargetedA Twin Cities man is recovering after an attack on a busy section of the Greenway Bike Trail. Chad Bates was walking to his vehicle Saturday night when a man hit him in the face. The attacker eventually ran off, but the incident left Bates injured and shaken.
3 More Charged In Connection With Waseca PlotThree more people have been charged in connection with what investigators are calling a 17-year-old Waseca boy's plot to kill his family and stage a Columbine-like attack on his school. According to the Waseca Police Department, two 17-year-old males and a 40-year-old man all face criminal charges.
Waseca Teen Accused Of Planning School Attack Back In CourtA 17-year-old Waseca boy is back in court Wednesday, addressing charges that he plotted to kill his family and then stage a Columbine-like attack on his school.
Teen Gets 10 Years For Fatal PunchAfter 17 months of waiting, a family finally learned how much time the man who killed their son will be in prison. A Stearns County judge sentenced 18-year-old Jesse Smithers to 10 years on Thursday. Smithers admitted to delivering the deadly punch in a St. Cloud alley almost a year and a half ago. On Sept. 21, 2012, Colton Gleason was walking with friends when a car pulled up, and Smithers got out and punched him. Colton died after falling and hitting his head.
Charges: Man's Tongue Nearly Severed In Metro Transit AssaultA 31-year-old St. Paul man is accused of nearly severing a man's tongue in a Metro Transit bus attack in late November, according to charges filed in Ramsey County.
Fans Show Support For Adrian Peterson Ahead Of GameMinnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is playing Sunday at the Metrodome -- just days after his 2-year-old son died, an apparent victim of a brutal beating at the hands of another man.
Esme's Blog: Stereotyping Minnesota's Somali CommunityThis week, as network television crews descended on the Twin Cities to report on the still unconfirmed Minnesota connection to the Kenyan mall attack, young Somalis, most of them American citizens, felt they were being seen, just because of their ethnicity, as supporters of the terror group al-Shabaab.
Mpls. Group Combats Al-Shabaab's Recruiting Early OnThe FBI is investigating to see if Minnesotans and Americans were involved in the terrorist attack at a Kenya mall. But so far FBI Agent Kyle Loven said there is no specific evidence that Minnesotans were part of the attack.
Esme's Blog: The Agonizing Syria DecisionThis week, normally accessible members of Congress and their staff have not returned phone calls. Lawmakers usually ready to offer up opinions have hidden behind statements suggesting which way they are leaning but also offering up expressions of understanding for the opposing side.
Minn. Delegation Divided On Military Action Against SyriaMinnesota's congressional delegation appears deeply divided by pressure to take military action against Syria. Republican Rep. Erik Paulsen calls the President's request "too broad, too open-ended, too risky" -- so does Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar.
Wolf Suspected Of Attacking Teen Did Not Have RabiesTests show the wolf suspected of attacking a 16-year-old boy over the weekend did not have rabies. The DNR trapped and killed a wolf they believed attack the teen, but they are still waiting on the results of DNA tests to be sure.