Minneapolis City Leaders Discuss Black Lives Matter ProtestsMinneapolis' mayor, police chief and two city council members faced the media Thursday afternoon to discuss the on-going protests in the city's Fourth Precinct. Thursday is the fifth day of protests over the death of 24-year-old Jamar Clark, who was fatally shot by a Minneapolis Police officer last weekend.
Jamar Clark's Family Calls For Peaceful Protest, JusticeJamar Clark's family says Wednesday night they want closure and justice. As Black Lives Matter supporters chanted outside the Fourth Precinct in a tense night of protest, Eddie Sutton -- Clark's brother -- said they will hold their ground.
2-Time Convicted Sex Offender Guilty Of Child Porn ChargesIt took a jury less than two hours Thursday to convict a two-time convicted sex offender of producing and distributing child pornography. The United States Attorney's Office says 52-year-old Rex Lee Furman, of Federal Dam, was convicted after a three-day trial of 13 counts of producing child porn, two counts of distributing it and one count each of receipt of child porn, possession of child porn and committing a felony while required to register as a sex offender.
Sheriff: Man Shot & Killed By Deputy In Mora The Kanabec County Sheriff's Office says a man is dead after he made threats and attacked a deputy in Mora Wednesday. Shortly before 9 p.m., Kanabec County Sheriff's Deputy Shana McIalwain responded to a residence on the 500 block of Watkins Street after a man called and said he intended to kill someone at the address.
BCA: Predatory Offender Found Dead In Paynesville HomeAuthorities say a man found dead in a Paynesville home on Tuesday was a non-compliant predatory offender wanted on several warrants. The man was identified Wednesday by the Ramsey County Medical Examiner as Ryan Gean Clover, whose last known address was in Isanti County.
BCA Seeks Man, 28, For Making Threats Against Law EnforcementThe Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is asking for the public's help in locating a non-complaint predatory offender. According to the BCA, police are searching for Ryan Gean Glover, 28, for allegedly making threats of violence toward law enforcement.
Itasca County Deputy Shoots, Kills ManAn Itasca County deputy shot and killed a man who allegedly threatened officers early Saturday morning. Deputies say they were responding to a disturbance call just before 3 a.m. in Cohasset. They were approached by a man with a gun when they arrived.
Sheriff: Woman Shot Dead In Nobles CountyA 40-year-old woman is dead after a shooting in far southwestern Minnesota early Wednesday morning, according to the Nobles County Sheriff's Office. Authorities were called at about 2:40 a.m. to a residence in Brewster, Minn., after the caller stated that his wife had been shot.
Dakota County Begins DNA CollectionA county south of the Twin Cities begins collecting DNA samples from people arrested and charged with violent crimes. Previously an individual had to be convicted before a DNA sample could be collected. But a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in 2013 changed that.
Sheriff: 2 Dead In Western Minnesota Murder-SuicideTwo people found dead in a western Minnesota home Wednesday morning was the result of a murder-suicide, according to the Lac qui Parle County Sheriff's Office. Authorities were called at about 8 a.m. to do a welfare check at the residence of William and Shelley Walley, located in Madison Township.
Illinois Man Found Guilty Of Murder In Death Of Iowa WomanAlmost a year after he was charged, a judge found 40-year-old Timothy McVay guilty of the murder of Carrie Olsen Friday afternoon.
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.
Man Found Dead In St. Cloud Is Apparent Homicide VictimInvestigators say the fatal shooting of a St. Cloud man appears to be a homicide. Police said Wednesday 37-year-old Keita Keletigui was found in his apartment with a gunshot wound Tuesday.
Northern Minnesota Man Arrested In 1987 Killing Of WomanAuthorities say they have arrested a 44-year-old man in connection with an 83-year-old woman's death in 1987 in northern Minnesota. The arrest was announced Wednesday by the Virginia Police Department and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. The Virginia, Minnesota, man faces a second-degree murder charge in Leona Mary Maslowski's death.
BCA Investigates Fatal Fire In SW MinnesotaAuthorities are investigating the circumstances surrounding a house fire in Lyon County that killed two people Thursday morning. The sheriff's office says crews responded to the fire just after 9 a.m. on the 1600 block of 180th Avenue in Balaton.