Man Dies After Diving In Shallow Water In Polk County LakeHospital workers across central Minnesota are mourning the loss of a colleague, friend and father. Forty-seven-year-old Todd Steinke died on Saturday after he dove into a lake and broke his neck.
Minnesota Woman Survives Deadly Boat Crash With Whale In MexicoIt started as a relaxing vacation in Mexico, but it turned in to a terrifying rescue at sea for a Minnesota woman. Kim Armstrong of Windom was on a snorkeling tour when a gray whale breached and hit her boat. A Canadian tourist later died from her injuries. Armstrong was one of two people hurt.
Father Pleads Guilty In Crash That Paralyzed DaughterA Brooklyn Park man pleaded guilty Thursday in a car crash that left his teenage daughter paralyzed.
St. Paul Dad Arrested, Charged After Abandoning Kids In Crash A St. Paul man faces several criminal charges after he allegedly abandoned his seriously injured children after crashing his SUV in St. Paul early Tuesday morning. Earl Lionell Ward, 45, is charged with four counts of criminal vehicular operation, two counts of endangerment of a child and two counts of violating a domestic abuse no contact order.