BCA Update Confirms Spike In Violent Crimes Statewide In 2020, With Murders Up 58%Bias crimes also rose sharply in 2020. There were 223 bias incidents recorded by the BCA, which stands as the highest number seen in 15 years, according to the agency.
Richie Vessel Sentenced To 28 Years For Fatally Shooting Mpls. Mother, DaughterThe 49-year-old man was sentenced for the 2019 shooting deaths of 67-year-old Eileen Mark and her 42-year-old daughter, Jennifer Angerhofer.
Four Charged In Greenvale Township MurderDakota County Attorney Kathy Keena announced charges against four individuals in connection to the murder of 55-year-old Chris Jon Lafontaine at his home in Greenvale Township on July 2 on Tuesday.
Berry Davis, Cedric Berry Get Life In Prison For Kidnapping, Killing Realtor Monique BaughForty-two-year-old Cedric Berry and 41-year-old Berry Davis were also convicted on attempted first-degree murder in the shooting of Baugh’s boyfriend.
John Newport Gets 18 Years In Prison For Paynesville Fire That Killed DaughterHe was sentenced to what was an upward departure from sentencing guidelines, due to the case's "particular cruelty," and that the victim was "particularly vulnerable."
Arrest Warrant Issued For Edina Man Charged With Murder In Mother's Fentanyl Overdose Authorities have issued a nationwide search warrant for a Twin Cities man accused of killing his mother by giving her counterfeit pain pills.
Investigators ID Person Whose Body Parts Were Found In NE Mpls. As Adam Richard JohnsonPolice say they have determined the identity of the person whose body parts were found in northeast Minneapolis Thursday morning, and additional parts were found once police began searching.
Body Parts Found In Northeast Minneapolis Prompt Homicide InvestigationPolice say a passerby found body parts in northeast Minneapolis Thursday morning, and additional parts were found once police began searching. The incident has prompted a homicide investigation.
2 Men Found Guilty Of Kidnapping, Killing Realtor Monique BaughForty-two-year-old Cedric Berry and 41-year-old Berry Davis were also convicted on attempted first-degree murder in the shooting of Baugh’s boyfriend.
Barry Whelpley Charged In 1972 Murder Of Julie Ann Hanson In Naperville, IllinoisPolice in Naperville, Illinois have arrested a Minnesota man in connection with the 1972 stabbing death of 15-year-old Julie Ann Hanson.
Anthony Trifiletti Sentenced To 12.5 Years For Murdering Driver After Fender BenderA 25-year-old Watertown man was sentenced Wednesday to more than a decade in prison after he murdered a fellow driver following a minor collision on St. Paul’s east side last spring.
'Our Community Deserves Better': Director Of Minneapolis Office Of Violence Prevention Speaks OutThe city tripled the budget for the Office of Violence Prevention in the last year. Almost half of it, $3 million, will go to fund six teams of violence interrupters.
Elsa Segura, Lyndon Wiggins Indicted In 2019 NYE Killing Of Realtor Monique BaughA Hennepin County grand jury has indicted Elsa Segura and Lyndon Wiggins in the 2019 New Year's Eve murder and kidnapping of real estate agent Monique Baugh and the attempted murder of her boyfriend.
Joseph Ness Charged With Murdering Older Sister In Family's Chanhassen HomeA 21-year-old Twin Cities man is facing a murder charge in the Saturday shooting death of his older sister in Chanhassen. Inside the family home, investigators say they found six rifles, hundreds of spent shell casings, bullet holes in the walls and several shot-out windows.
Rodney Velho Pleads Guilty To Murdering Father Of Girlfriend's Children In Maple Grove ApartmentA Minneapolis man is expected to receive a 20-year prison sentence after pleading guilty Monday to murdering the father of his girlfriend’s children.