From Robert To Emma: The Journey Of A Transgender MinnesotanCaitlyn Jenner told the world what the transgender community needs while accepting an award for courage last week. The former Olympian announced months ago she would begin living as a woman. A transgender woman from Minnesota made the same decision, and she is now documenting her very personal story.
Prosecution: Group Helped Minnesota Woman Kill HerselfProsecutors have rested their case in the trial of a national right-to-die group accused of assisting the suicide of a Minnesota woman. The prosecution finished Wednesday in the trial for Final Exit Network Inc. Defense attorneys did not present any evidence. Closing arguments were scheduled Wednesday afternoon.
University Admits Missteps In Second Drug StudyThe University of Minnesota is apologizing to a Rosemount man who claimed he was coerced into enrolling in a schizophrenia drug trial. It's the second local case to raise questions about patient safeguards during research.
Ramsey Man Kills Himself 2 Days Before Child Sex Abuse TrialA 46-year-old Ramsey man accused of sexually abusing several children in the north Twin Cities metro committed suicide Saturday, according to authorities. His trial was scheduled to begin Monday.
Police: Gun Used In Accidental Teen Shooting, Suicide Was StolenWe now know more about where a Coon Rapids teenager got a gun used to accidentally shoot his girlfriend, then take his own life. Alantae Arnold's girlfriend told police he was playing with a .357 Magnum when he accidentally shot her on March 9. Police tell WCCO the gun was stolen from a Coon Rapids home.
Savage Husband, Wife Dead In Murder-SuicideTwo Savage residents' deaths on March 30 were a murder-suicide. Esther Nyambura, 39, was killed by a gunshot to the head, and Rodney Terrell Dobie, 41, shot himself in the head, the Hennepin County Medical Examiner announced Tuesday.
23 Pairs Of Empty Boots: A Reminder Of Military SuicidesIf you visit the Minnesota Capitol this week, you will see a poignant reminder of the devastating problem of military suicides. Local veterans have places 23 pairs of boots on the Capitol steps to symbolize the number of active duty troops and veterans who take their lives each day.
Auditor Calls For 'U' To Suspend Psychiatric Drug Trials After Patient's SuicideMinnesota's legislative auditor is calling for the University of Minnesota to suspend all new psychiatric drug trials. The recommendation comes after the 2004 suicide of 26-year-old Dan Markingson.
Audit: 'Serious Ethical Issues' Surround Drug Trial SuicideThe suicide of a man enrolled in a drug trial at the University of Minnesota is getting a fresh look from the state's legislative auditor.
Sheriff: 2 Found Dead In Norwood Young America, Murder-Suicide SuspectedA murder-suicide is suspected after two people were found dead in the garage of a home in Norwood Young America Wednesday night, according to the Carver County Sheriff's Office. Authorities were called at about 5:07 p.m. to a death investigation at 920 Preserve Blvd. in Norwood Young America.
Craigslist Intervenes To Help Local Suicidal ManIt's known as the place to go online to sell or buy something. But on Tuesday, Craigslist became a place for a Twin Cities young man to plead for help. Administrators of the website contacted police after they saw a disturbing post that indicated a young man wanted to end his own life.
Pop Warner Youth Football Sued Over Wisconsin Man's SuicideThe mother of a Wisconsin man who died in 2012 is suing the Pop Warner organization, saying his suicide was the result of dementia caused by brain injuries he suffered while playing youth football.
Man Dies Of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound At MSU-Mankato LibraryAuthorities said a 27-year-old man died Monday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at the library on the campus of Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Charges: Man Shot Officers With BB Gun, Tried To Commit 'Suicide By Cop' A 53-year-old St. Paul man faces attempted murder and assault charges after police say he shot at officers with an air rifle in an attempt to get police to kill him.
Woman ID’d As 1 Of Pair Found Dead In Plymouth HomeOne of the people found dead by police in a Plymouth home</a> Monday has been identified by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office. Susan Marie James, 59, suffered a fatal gunshot wound to the head. The medical examiner's office says the manner of James' death is still under investigation.