Metro Transit Police Rescue Ducks From Storm DrainMetro Transit says their police officers saved eight ducklings from a storm drain in Columbia Heights Saturday morning. In a Facebook post, police and officials are shown standing and reaching into storm drains to "gather the frightened feathered babies, one by one."
Columbia Heights PD: Abiodun Olayiwola In Stable Condition After Shooting; 1 In CustodyColumbia Heights police say a man is in stable condition after being shot Saturday morning at a residence.
Former Columbia Academy Teacher And Coach Pleads Guilty To Criminal Sexual ConductFormer Columbia Heights teacher Daniel Laskowski pleaded guilty to third-degree criminal sexual conduct, the Hennepin County Attorney's Office said. In January, the 32-year-old faced charges after allegedly sexually assaulting a teenage boy while video recording the assaults.
Alleged 'St. Paul Slapper' Accused Of Assault With Metal PipeThe victim sustained a broken tooth and needed stitches.
Charges: Robbery Suspects Who Tied Up Phone Store Employees Arrested After Stealing Phone With GPS TrackerTwo robbery suspects have been arrested after they allegedly stole a display phone from a T-Mobile store and were tracked down by police using GPS, according to charges filed in Anoka County.
Pedestrian Hit In Columbia Heights Crash Dies From InjuriesA 48-year-old Fridley man who was struck last week by a vehicle in Columbia Heights died Thursday from his injuries.
Police Seeking Public’s Help In Identifying Columbia Heights Graffiti SuspectAuthorities say they need help identifying a suspect who was caught on camera Sunday spray painting graffiti on buildings, vehicles and traffic signals in Columbia Heights.
Identities Of Driver, Pedestrian Released In Columbia Heights AccidentThe identities of the individuals involved in an accident involving a pedestrian hit by a vehicle have been released.
Pedestrian Hit By Car In Columbia HeightsAuthorities say a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle just before 7 p.m. on Saturday at 40th and University avenues in Columbia Heights.
Man Stabbed Multiple Times In Columbia Heights, Suspect At LargePolice are searching for the person who stabbed a 29-year-old man several times in Columbia Heights Thursday evening. Officers were called to a parking lot on the 700 block of 45th Avenue Northeast at about 7:10 p.m., where they found the victim. He was taken to Hennepin Health with non-life threatening injuries.
Police Identify, Charge Man Who Hit Squad Car In Columbia HeightsPolice say they have identified a man who allegedly stole a BMW and struck an unmarked squad car in Columbia Heights last week.