BCA Looking For Thieves Who Stole Safe From Elderly Minn. ManThe Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is seeking the public's help in finding two thieves who stole thousands of dollars' worth of CDs and bonds from an 85-year-old Belle Plaine man. Officials say the theft happened in early May, and that the victim was a retired doctor. The thieves allegedly knocked on the victim's door and told him they were roofing contractors.
BCA Blends Old & New Tech To Match Shoes To CriminalsFrom the time of Sherlock Holmes, trace evidence found at crime scenes has been "elementary" in solving the "whodunit." A century later, technology is taking shoe print evidence to a whole new level. Catherine Knutson is Lab Director at the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension in St. Paul.
How To Protect Kids From Online DangerNow that school is out, your children may have more free time to spend online. That increases the chances of them coming in contact with criminals.
Woman Slain By Trooper In 1980 Finally Identified Investigators in Minnesota say they've finally identified a woman slain by a state trooper nearly 35 years ago.
Report Shows Gun Permits Down 30 Percent In 2014Minnesota issued 30 percent fewer permits to carry firearms in 2014 than in 2013, reversing an upward trend.
Charges Dismissed Against Man Jailed For Drug PossessionA Mankato man was jailed for months while he waited for the state crime lab to process suspected drugs that turned out to be vitamins. Joseph Burrell was arrested in November and charged with two felony counts of drug possession. His bail was set at $250,000. The 31-year-old Burrell says he's not happy it took so long for the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension to process the evidence.
Update: Missing Chanhassen Man, 87, Found SafeAn 87-year-old Chanhassen man that went missing Thursday afternoon has been found safe. Verne Fedje Christensen was last seen Thursday afternoon when he left home to go workout at a gym -- but never arrived.
Police: Partially-Clothed Man Found Dead In New Ulm Alley ID'dAuthorities are investigating after a partially clothed man was found dead in a residential alley in New Ulm. Cmdr. Dave Borchert of the New Ulm Police Department says the body was discovered Thursday morning. He says the man wasn't wearing a shirt or jacket and investigators have determined his body was outside for less than 12 hours.
New Ulm Police: Man Found Dead In AlleyA man was found dead in a New Ulm alley Thursday morning, according to police. Officers were called to a residence on the 500 block of North Washington Street at about 7:20 a.m. A man was found partially clothed in an alley. Emergency crews tried to revive him, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.
BCA Trainer Talks Safety For Kids OnlineAs kids head back to school following the holiday break, many will be showing their friends the new tech gadgets they got as gifts.
Suspect Shot By Police Was H.S. Student In Washington StateAuthorities say that the suspect who police believe is behind a deadly shooting and high speed chase in the Twin Cities on Wednesday was a high school student in Washington state.
St. Paul Man Charged In Church ArsonA 27-year-old man was charged Monday with two counts of arson in connection with a fire set at a St. Paul church. Gregory Louis Knox, of St. Paul, is accused of starting a fire at Saint Mark Lutheran Church at 550 West 7th Street on the morning of Dec. 12. According to the Ramsey County Attorney's Office, investigators say two fires were set in the church: one in a break room garbage can, and another in the file cabinet in the pastor's office.
Man Who Killed Mother In 1995 Gets 60 Months For Illegal GunsA man convicted of using a shotgun to murder his mother in 1995 has pleaded guilty to illegal possession of firearms.
Fugitive Wanted For Domestic Assault, Threatening Cops ApprehendedAuthorities in northern Minnesota say they have apprehended a 30-year-old man in Itasca County who is wanted on suspicion of domestic assault and threatening law enforcement.
BCA On Way To Shooting In NW Minnesota The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is on its way to the scene of a shooting in Polk County.