Woman Found In Bloomington Apartment Dumpster Identified As Samantha FarahA woman who was dragged into a dumpster after she had been allegedly killed by her boyfriend in their Bloomington apartment last week has been identified as 24-year-old Samantha Samih Farah.
New Report Says 30 Minnesota Homicides Linked To Domestic Violence In 2020In all, the report says that at least 30 people were killed due to intimate partner violence in 2020, and all but one of the victims identified as a woman.
Nasri Abdilahi Charged With Murdering Girlfriend, Dragging Body Into Apartment DumpsterA 23-year-old Twin Cities man is charged with murder after he allegedly stabbed the mother of his infant child to death and dragged her body into an apartment dumpster.
As Domestic Violence Is On The Rise In St. Paul, A New Program Is Offering Free ConsultationsDomestic violence calls in St. Paul are up 13.5% this year. Police say eight of the city’s 30 homicides are related to domestic violence.
Camp Empowers Young Women To Fight ViolenceA group of girls is taking on the fight against violence with grit and grace.
Faribault Police Say 2 Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide, Call It An ‘Unspeakable Tragedy’Faribault police say they are investigating after two people, a man and woman, were found dead in an apparent murder-suicide Monday evening.
Violence Free Minnesota Finds Help For Domestic Abuse SurvivorsA local advocacy group wants to make sure people in or already out of abusive relationships have a plan to get help.
In 12 Hours, Police Responded To At Least 4 Acts Of Domestic Violence, Some DeadlyDuring a roughly 12-hour period from Friday night to Saturday morning, police responded to four horrific acts of violence around the metro.
Panel Backs Task Force On Missing And Murdered Black WomenThe task force would be similar to a panel created by the Legislature two years ago to address the disproportionately high numbers of murdered and missing Indigenous women.
1 Hospitalized, 1 In Custody After Shooting In Eden PrairieOne person was arrested and another hospitalized following a shooting early Wednesday morning in Eden Prairie.
Randall Watkins, Who Shot And Killed Raven Gant On Thanksgiving Day, Sentenced To 40 Years In PrisonA man is going to prison for killing his ex-girlfriend in front of their toddler on Thanksgiving day.
Raven Gant's Mother, Set To Testify In Her Murder Trial, Founds Domestic Violence FoundationJury selection is underway in the case of a young mother who was killed right before her family sat down to Thanksgiving dinner in Minneapolis.
Bloomington Man In Custody, Accused Of Killing Wife, Shooting 2 Neighbors, Ages 12 And 29Police say a 48-year-old man fatally shot his 47-year-old wife, who was found in the couple's garage. He then shot two neighbors in their front yard -- 12-year-old Makayla and 29-year-old Canisha.
Coronavirus In MN: As Domestic Violence Calls Drop During Pandemic, Organizations Want Victims To Know They're Still OpenThe COVID-19 pandemic is actually decreasing the number of calls to some domestic violence organizations because victims are not able to call when their abuser is around 24-7.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: 'Safer At Home' Not True For Domestic Abuse Victims"Safer at Home." It's a slogan of choice for the mandatory confinement measures aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus. But it's not true for everyone.