Charges Upgraded For Men Accused Of Killing Farmer, 90Two Twin Cities men were re-indicted Thursday for the murder of a 90-year-old Minnesota farmer in April. The Carver County Attorney's Office says 29-year-old Edson Celin-Dominguez Benitez and 35-year-old Reinol Godines Vergara were formally charged with two counts each of aiding in first-degree murder while committing a burglary.
U.S. Attorney: Two Gang Members Indicted In Witness Retaliation PlotTwo men charged with plotting to retaliate against a trial witness were indicted in a St. Paul federal court Thursday, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney's office.
Indictment Dismissed Against Minnesota State Trooper Involved In Fatal CrashTrooper Scott Reps was going 100 miles per hour responding to a motorcycle accident in Cannon Falls on July 4, 2014. His squad car broadsided a car that failed to yield as it was pulling out of a parking lot.
South St. Paul Man Now Faces 1st-Degree Murder In Woman's Stabbing Death A 58-year-old South St. Paul man now faces both first- and second-degree murder charges in the stabbing death of a 45-year-old woman last Friday, the Dakota County Attorney’s Office announced Thursday.
Barway Collins' Father Now Faces 1st Degree Murder ChargesA grand jury has indicted Barway Collins' father on first-degree premeditated murder charges in the 10-year-old boy's death, according to court documents. Collins vanished from Crystal one day after school in April, only to later be found dead in the Mississippi River.
Mpls. Police Officer Pleads Not Guilty To 9 Criminal Counts, Released On BondA Minneapolis police officer facing very serious allegations -- including beating up several men – has pleaded not guilty in court Thursday.
Minn. Men Accused Of Using Federal Student Loan Money To Join ISISFederal authorities announced Tuesday a superseding indictment charging a total of seven Minnesota men with conspiring to help the Islamic State.
9 Indicted In Cellphone Trafficking SchemeNine Twin Cities area people have been indicted in a multimillion dollar cellphone trafficking scheme. The indictments made public Thursday say homeless people were recruited to buy the cellphones using stolen identities and then sign up for a service plan that gave them the phone at a reduced cost. Authorities say the phones were shipped to Hong Kong and sold on the street for as much as $2,000.
Judge Lets Rare 2-County Indictment Stand For Alleged Cop KillerA Dakota County judge has ruled that a rare two-county indictment against a man charged with killing a police officer is legal. Thirty-nine-year-old Brian Fitch Sr. has pleaded not guilty in the July 30 shooting death of Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick.
Major Mpls. Heroin Ring Busted And ‘Out Of Business’Local and federal law enforcement credit a cooperative effort for busting a Chicago-based drug gang that made ordering a bag of heroin as simple as placing a phone call. "This was a 24-hour-a-day, retail-sales heroin operation," said United States Attorney Andy Luger. "The way this would work is you would call one of two different phone numbers that were known as dispatch phone numbers -- almost like you were calling a cab or you were ordering food."
AP Will Play Sunday, Releases Statement On IncidentThe Minnesota Vikings announced Monday morning that running back Adrian Peterson will practice this week and play Sunday at New Orleans. Hours later, Peterson issued a statement on the incident, opening up about the child abuse allegations for the first time.
Full Text Of Adrian Peterson's Statement On Child Abuse ChargesHere is the full text of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's statement, which he released Monday. He has been charged with child abuse for striking his 4-year-old son with a wooden switch.
Adrian Peterson Indicted For Child Abuse, Turns Himself InA grand jury has indicted Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson with reckless or negligent injury to a child, WCCO has confirmed through multiple sources, and will not play in this Sunday's game against the New England Patriots.
Menahga Man Indicted In Choking Death Of Teen A Menahga man was indicted Friday in the strangulation death of a 19-year-old woman in February, according to the Hubbard County Attorney's Office. Harley David Leritz, 21, was indicted on first- and second-degree murder charges by a grand jury in the death of Kiela Knowles.
Grand Jury Indicts 2 In 1999 Minneapolis KillingA grand jury has indicted two St. Paul men in a 15-year-old murder case. Authorities allege 32-year-old Earl Vang, of St. Paul, was one of two men who shot and killed 19-year-old Miguel McElroy outside a north Minneapolis convenience store July 9, 1999, after a drug deal went bad.