Newport Woman Pleads Guilty In Husband's Overdose DeathA Newport woman pleaded guilty Friday to third-degree murder in the methadone-overdose death of her husband in 2013, according to the Ramsey County Attorney's office. Forty-four-year-old Jennifer Marie Johnson is accused of injecting her husband -- 32-year-old Dennis Parmuat -- with a fatal dose of her methadone in the early morning of March 30, 2013.
Grand Jury Declines To Indict Police In St. Paul Man's DeathA Ramsey County grand jury has found St. Paul police were justified in using deadly force when they shot and killed a carjacking suspect in a shootout last summer.
Regions: Isabella & Aiden Top List of Popular Baby Names Of 2014Regions Hospital announced Monday that Isabella and Aiden top the list of the most popular names for babies born at The Birth Center in 2014. There were nearly 2,500 babies born at The Birth Center in 2014 and nurses say parents are continuing to select older, more traditional names.
'Outbreak' Of Flu Cases Seen In Twin Cities HospitalsHealth workers at Regions Hospital say they're overwhelmed with people complaining of influenza-like symptoms.
HealthPartners Will Be Neuroscience CenterHealthPartners is planning to build a neuroscience center in St. Paul. The health care organization says it will be constructed near Regions Hospital and will be the largest free-standing neuroscience center in the Upper Midwest and one of only a few in the country.
Twin Cities Archdiocese, Vatican Accused Of Destroying Priest Child Porn TapesThere are new allegations that the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis destroyed as many as five suspected child porn videos -- and that the Vatican knew what happened. This latest allegation involving the Twin Cities Catholic Church comes as a direct result of a landmark agreement between the church and victims. The agreement has resulted in more names of priests, suspected of sexual abuse against a minor, being released.
Boy, 11, Struck By Car While Walking To SchoolPolice are investigating after a child who was walking to school was struck by a car in St. Paul Monday morning. The incident happened before 7 a.m. near the intersection of Hoyt Avenue and Rice Street in St. Paul.
4 People Injured In Cottage Grove Limo CrashFour people were injured after their limo was struck by two vehicles in the southeast metro. The accident happened Friday night just after 9:30 in Cottage Grove, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The limo was traveling southbound on Highway 61 and was making a left turn onto Kingsboro Trail to enter Zywiec's Haunting Experience.
Regions Hospital 'Prepared' To Respond To Ebola ThreatThe threat of Ebola in the United States has hospitals in the Twin Cities making sure they're prepared for a potential case here. Regions Hospital in St. Paul, Minn. began making an Ebola plan right after they heard about the outbreak in West Africa this summer.
Smooth Sailing So Far For Minnesota State FairIt appears all is running well on this first Saturday of the 2014 Minnesota State Fair. Spokesperson Brianna Schutte told WCCO's Steve Thompson that she's pleased, especially with the new transit hub location. Schutte says it's making it even easier for fairgoers to get into, and out of the fair.
Boy, 11, Struck By Car In North BranchAn 11-year-old North Branch boy was taken to the hospital Thursday evening after being struck by a car. North Branch Police say the incident happened just after 8 p.m. on Fill Avenue near the intersection of 375th Street.
Burnsville Teen Injured In Dakota Co. Crash In Critical, Stable ConditionOne of the Burnsville teens injured in a rollover crash in Dakota Co. last week is making strides in his recovery, according to his CaringBridge page. Cole Borchardt is in critical, but stable, condition at Regions Hospital.
Man Dies In St. Paul ShootingSt. Paul Police have identified the man who died Tuesday night after a shooting in St. Paul. According to St. Paul Police, Jeffery Earl Willingham, 24, died due to complications from a gunshot wound on Wednesday.
Bicyclist Struck In Oak Park Heights Hit-And-Run DiesA bicyclist who was struck by a hit-and-run driver Saturday night was removed from life support Wednesday, according to her family. Mai D. Yang and her husband, E Xiong, were hit by a driver on 60th Street North in Oak Park Heights, which is a frontage road along Highway 36.
Suspect In Police Shooting Formally Charged In Ramsey, Dakota CountiesA 39-year-old "career criminal" and the prime suspect in the shooting of the Mendota Heights police officer was formally charged with a dozen criminal counts on Friday afternoon. Brian Fitch Sr. faces charges of first degree murder of a peace officer or prison guard and first degree premeditated murder in Dakota County.