Father Gets 1 Year In Jail After Son Left In Car DiesA man was sentenced to one year in jail after leaving his 4-year-old son in the car for four hours. The boy later died from overheating.
2 Men To Make Court Appearances In Separate Maplewood HomicidesTwo men facing murder charges in two separate Maplewood killings are making their first appearances in Ramsey County Court Thursday afternoon.
Man Charged With Child Endangerment After Boy, 8, Crashes Car In St. PaulAn Eagan man faces child endangerment charges for letting his 8-year-old cousin drive his car. Blake Folson, 25, was in the passenger seat when the child drove and crashed into another vehicle at Atlantic Street and Reaney Avenue in St Paul.
Woman On Trial For Identity Theft Accused Of Stealing Jewelry From JurorA Ramsey County juror showed up for court, but ended up leaving without her wedding band and a watch worth almost $5,000. And police say the person who took her jewelry was the defendant. Travette Campbell has a lengthy criminal history, including at least five prior felony convictions.
Man Pleads Guilty To Stabbing Ex-Girlfriend To DeathA 49-year-old man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend. Kevin Scott Evans entered the plea Monday morning in Ramsey District Court for the Dec. 28, 2014 stabbing death of Miranda Rae Schunk in her St. Paul apartment.
New Evidence Presented At Janitor's Child Sex Abuse HearingA judge is hearing new evidence Friday in the case against a school janitor accused of inappropriate behavior with several students Walter Happel, 62, was charged back in March after police say he was caught peeking at an 11-year-old boy in a bathroom at Linwood Monroe Arts Plus School in St. Paul last February. He resigned soon after.
Former State Fire Department Treasurer Charged With SwindlingA former treasurer of the Minnesota State Fire Department Association is accused of taking money from the department over a span of four years, according to charges filed by the Ramsey County Attorney's Office.
Man Charged In Ex-Girlfriend's St. Paul Stabbing DeathA 49-year-old man is accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend to death after the two got into an argument at a St. Paul apartment Sunday night, according to charges filed in Ramsey County Court.
Little Canada Man Convicted Of ManslaughterA jury has convicted a Little Canada man of first-degree manslaughter for fatally pushing another man into oncoming traffic. Forty-one-year-old Michael Merten III was acquitted of two more serious second-degree murder charges in Ramsey County court Wednesday after the jury began deliberating Monday afternoon.
Ty Hoffman's Bail Set At $2 MillionAfter a month on the run, suspected killer Ty Hoffman appeared in court on second-degree murder charges Friday afternoon, and bail was set at $2 million. Hoffman was formally charged Thursday with second-degree intentional murder. On Friday afternoon, he appeared in court wearing a bulletproof vest and no handcuffs.
Minnesota Man Charged With Moving Woman's Body St. Paul authorities have charged a man with moving the body of a woman who was found wrapped in a blanket outside. Sixty-four-year-old John Stanton Sr. was charged in Ramsey County court Tuesday with one count of interference with a dead body.
Dakota Co. Att'y Investigating St. Paul School DistrictThe Dakota County attorney's office is looking into whether St. Paul school district staffers broke the law by not reporting allegations against a custodian now charged with sexual misconduct.
St. Paul Man Convicted In Shooting DeathA 19-year-old St. Paul man was found guilty Tuesday in Ramsey County Court in the shooting death of a man in his home last September. Aloeng Kelly Vang was found guilty of first-degree murder and second-degree murder in connection with the murder of Jeffrey Thomas Elling.
Former St. Paul Janitor Facing More Allegations Of Child Sex AbuseA former custodian at a St. Paul school is facing more accusations of inappropriate behavior with students. Walter Happel, 62, was charged on March 20 after police said he was caught peeking at an 11-year-old boy in a bathroom at Linwood Monroe Arts Plus School.
Local Attorney: New Brighton Shootings ‘Borne Out Of Emotion’Neal Zumberge, 57, is charged with second-degree murder and second-degree attempted murder for the May 5 shooting of 46-year-old Todd Stevens and Jennifer Cleven, 48. Twin Cities attorney Bruce Rivers, host of WCCO Radio's "Open Court," says the situation escalated after a confrontation with Zumberge's son, 23-year-old Jacob Zumberge.