Hundreds Gather To Remember Elk River Officer, Son"We will never know why." that was the theme of services wrapping up Sunday night for a decorated Elk River police officer and his son. Elk River officer Todd Besser, 49, was killed last weekend. Shortly after, his 27-year-old son Blake was also killed.
Strong Law Enforcement Presence Expected At Officer Besser's FuneralMinnesota's Law Enforcement Memorial Association will have a major presence at Sunday's funeral for Officer Todd Besser. Besser was a long-time member of the Elk River Police Department, and was off-duty when he and his son, Blake, were slain a week ago.
Barway Collins' Mother Arrives In Minneapolis For FuneralLouise Karluah -- the mother of Barway Collins -- walked through Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Wednesday before heading to the north Minneapolis funeral home where her son's body is being preserved. She was surrounded by compassionate strangers who've dedicated time and money to help her.
Questions Arise Over Funds Donated To Barway's Funeral FundBarway Collins' family pastor says he wants to set the record straight about the community fundraising efforts to give the boy a proper burial. The 10-year-old's body was found just over one week ago in North Mississippi Regional Park.
Hundreds Expected At Funeral For 19-Year-Old Shot By OfficerHundreds are expected to attend the funeral for an unarmed 19-year-old who was killed last weekend by a Madison police officer. Tony Robinson, who is biracial, died March 6 after what police say was a confrontation in which he assaulted the white officer.
Family, Friends Remember St. Paul Man Who Died After Alleged TaseringFriends and family are remembering a St. Paul man who died after an altercation with police. The medical examiner said Sinth Khottavongsa, 57, died just two days after police used a Taser on him.
Funeral For J.P. Parise Is Friday In EdinaJ.P. Parise, a former standout for the Minnesota North Stars and the father of current Wild star Zach Parise, died on Wednesday after a battle with lung cancer. He was 73 years old.
Hill-Murray Cancels Monday Classes For Former Principal's FuneralClasses are canceled Monday at Hill-Murray so that the school community can honor a man who brought more than 20 years of leadership to the school.
Minneapolis Officer Reflects On Attending NYPD Officer's FuneralPolice officers from the Twin Cities traveled halfway across the country to honor a fallen New York City officer. Officer Rafael Ramos and his partner, officer Wenjian Liu, were gunned down while sitting in their squad car in Brooklyn on Dec. 20, 2014.
Hundreds Mourn Slain ND State Student In Sartell More than 1,200 people gathered to mourn the North Dakota State University student found slain in Moorhead as authorities search for the person responsible for his death. The funeral Mass for 18-year-old Thomas Bearson was held Monday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in his hometown of Sartell.
Funeral Today For Slain N.D. State StudentThe North Dakota State University student found slain in Moorhead will be laid to rest as authorities search for the person responsible for his death. A funeral Mass for 18-year-old Thomas Bearson will be held Monday morning at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in his hometown of Sartell.
Funeral Planned For NDSU Freshman Tom BearsonA funeral is scheduled for Monday for a college freshman from Sartell, Minn. Eighteen-year-old Tom Bearson's body was discovered Tuesday morning in Moorhead, Minn. three days after he was last seen leaving a party near the North Dakota State University campus in Fargo.
Public Memorial Service Thursday For Kelly PhillipsThere will be a public memorial and candlelight service Thursday for the man who police say was killed by his ex at an Arden Hills gas station. Kelly Phillips was shot multiple times at a gas station in Arden Hills on Aug. 11 and died from injuries in the incident.
Funeral Set For 2 Sisters Slain In WisconsinA funeral is planned this week in Minnesota for two sisters who were fatally shot in Wisconsin. An obituary notice says a celebration of life will be held Friday at 2 p.m. for 39-year-old Ashlee Steele and 38-year-old Kacee Tollefsbol.
Slain Minneapolis Executive Laid To Rest The family of a man gunned down at an Arden Hills gas station are remembering him Saturday as a kind, selfless man. Kelly Phillips, 48, was buried Saturday morning in his hometown of Mason City, Iowa.