U Of M: 3 Suspects Assault & Rob 2 Victims Near CampusThe University of Minnesota says two victims – one of whom was a University student – were assaulted and robbed by three suspects off campus Saturday evening.
Authorities ID Victims Of Fatal Northeast Minneapolis CrashAuthorities have identified the two people who died after the vehicle they were riding in hit a tree in northeast Minneapolis. Police say the front-seat passenger, 26-year-old Shannasey M. O'Rourke, and the driver, 30-year-old driver Paul S. Buchanan, died in the early Saturday crash.
'Everyone Was Jumbled Around': Victims In Cottage Grove Limo Crash SpeakIt was supposed to be a night of staged horror on a Twin Cities haunted limo tour, but a group of friends experienced something truly frightening.
Authorities Still Identifying Plane Crash Victims Authorities are still working on identifying at least one of two victims of a small plane crash in Sauk Rapids. The St. Cloud Times reports one victim has been preliminarily identified, but officials aren't going to release that information until the IDs of both victims are known.
For Domestic Violence Victims, Promise In GPSA pilot program that uses GPS technology to monitor when alleged domestic violence offenders get too close to their victims has shown promise in Ramsey County, say authorities who want to continue offering it as an option to help keep victims safe.
No Consensus On Notifying Victims Of Data BreachesThe data breach at Target Corp. that exposed millions of credit card numbers has focused attention on the patchwork of state consumer notification laws and renewed a push for a single national standard.
Victims Identified From Western Wis. Fatal CrashA third child has died from injuries suffered in a collision between a truck and an SUV near Prescott in western Wisconsin. The Pierce County medical examiner says 5-year-old Laynie Jo Amos, of Amery, died around 1:30 p.m. Saturday.
Victim Advocates Seek More Data On Accused ClergyAdvocates for victims of sexual abuse by clergy said Friday they will continue to push for more information about priests who have been accused of molesting children, and they hope the recent disclosure of a list of accused priests in the Twin Cities archdiocese will lead to similar ones being produced around the state.
Judge: Church Must Give Names Of All Accused PriestsThe Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis says it's prepared to release names of 30 priests accused of sexually abusing minors if it gets a court order. The names include 29 priests on a 2004 list of priests deemed to have been credibly accused of abuse, plus one who had a substantiated claim leveled against him later.
Jury Finds Man Guilty Of Role In Prostitution Ring A Ramsey County jury found a 27-year-old Brooklyn Park man guilty on Friday in connection with a human sex trafficking operation that involved numerous victims -- including women who were mentally slow or vulnerable -- across multiple Minnesota communities.
1 Dead, 2 Injured In St. Paul ShootingAn early Saturday morning drive-by shooting in St. Paul left one dead and 2 people injured, police said. The shooting took place at 1 a.m. at the Moonshine Saloon along East Seventh Street.
Police Investigating 4 Recent Group Muggings In Downtown Mpls. Police say a group of three to five black males have been targeting those walking alone – day or night – in downtown Minneapolis, and robbing them of their wallets, purses and or cell phones. Minneapolis police said four muggings have taken place between Aug. 12 and Aug. 19. The suspects are in their late teens, or early 20s. They target lone individuals and some victims have been pushed or punched.
St. Paul Man Charged For Crash That Severely Injured 2 GirlsA 47-year-old St. Paul man was charged Friday in Washington County in connection with a Lake Elmo crash that severely injured two young women. Washington County Attorney Pete Orput said Jon Ross Wentz faces eight felonies of criminal vehicular operation causing great bodily harm involving negligence, blood alcohol and controlled substances in his system.
Police: 3 Shot In N. Mpls., Including A 14-Month-OldMinneapolis police are searching for a suspect after three people including a toddler were shot and seriously injured on the city's north side. Police spokeswoman Cyndi Barrington said all three victims are expected to survive, but police can't say for sure if the people who live in the area are in danger or not.
Target Volunteers Help Load School Backpacks For Okla. Tornado VictimsTarget employees opened their schedules and their hearts to volunteer for the Kids In Need Foundation Monday.