Residents Petition Morristown City Council To Keep Police DepartmentSome members of a small community south of the Twin Cities are demanding action after the City Council voted to eliminate the local police department.
Police: Man, Child Found Dead Inside Faribault ResidenceAuthorities are investigating after an adult male and a child were found dead inside a residence in southern Minnesota Sunday afternoon.
Sheriff: 2 Women Badly Hurt In Rice County Rollover CrashAuthorities say two adult women were badly hurt in a single-vehicle rollover crash in southern Minnesota Wednesday afternoon.
Police Release Sketch Of Rice Co. House Party ShooterLaw enforcement officials have released a sketch of the suspect in Saturday's house party shooting in rural Rice County. Authorities say hundreds of teenagers and young adults were at a party at a home in Webster Township when a fight broke out just before 3 a.m.
Sheriff: Good Samaritan Saves Driver From Submerged Car In LonsdaleA Good Samaritan likely saved a man's live Tuesday morning after his vehicle went into a holding pond near Lonsdale, according to the Rice County Sheriff's Office.
Sheriff: Missing Ohio Woman's Car Found In Rice Co.The Rice County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to find a missing Ohio woman. A deputy found an abandoned car Monday night in a parking lot at Shagger Park on Cannon Lake. When they ran the plates, they discovered the car belonged to 24-year-old Chelsea Martinez from Columbus, Ohio.
Teens Re-Arrested After Faribault JailbreakIf you're going to attempt a jailbreak, wouldn't you have a plan for ditching your orange jumpsuit? Rice County authorities say two minimum-security inmates, both 18 years old, threw a fire extinguisher through a window and escaped from the county jail in Faribault early Wednesday morning.
3 Kids In Home During Lonsdale Drug BustThree people are in jail and three children are in protective custody after a drug bust Thursday in Lonsdale. The Rice County Sheriff's Office says agents from the Cannon River Drug and Violent Offender Task Force executed a no-knock search warrant at 11:25 a.m. at a residence -- where drugs, firearms and stolen property were suspected to be.
Authorities Investigating Northfield Drugging IncidentThe Rice County Sheriff's Office is investigating an alleged Northfield drugging incident earlier this month.
Police: Body Found In Lonsdale Was Missing 'U' StudentInvestigators say the body that was found early Monday evening in Lonsdale is that of a missing University of Minnesota student.
Faribault Firefighter Killed In Rollover CrashA 21-year-old firefighter has died after his pickup truck rolled into the Cannon River on Saturday morning, according to authorities.