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Family identifies man killed by police in Otsego

The man shot dead by police in Otsego early Sunday morning has been identified by family members as 21-year-old Jordyn Hansen. Wright County deputies shot Hansen following a 911 call just before 1 a.m., saying he was "having mental health challenges and had threatened physical harm to his family and himself" at a home in the 12000 block of 72nd Court NE.
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Officials: Armed man fatally shot in Minneapolis suburb

OTSEGO, Minn. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies fatally shot a man armed with a knife who was having a mental health crisis in a Minneapolis suburb, according to authorities. The Wright County Sheriff's Office said the man was having mental health challenges early Sunday morning and threatened to harm his family and himself at a home in Otsego.
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Man with knife shot and killed by police in Otsego

(Otsego, MN) -- State officials are investigating the fatal shooting of an alleged suspect by law enforcement in Otsego. Wright County sheriff’s deputies responded to a man having mental health issues and threatening to harm his family and himself early Sunday. Officers say the man agreed to go a hospital for evaluation, but then went into the kitchen, grabbed a knife, and ran away. Investigators say he confronted deputies in a backyard and two attempts to use a Taser on him were unsuccessful. The man reportedly threatened them with a knife and two deputies fired, striking the suspect. He was taken to North Memorial where he died of his wounds.

Wright Co Deputies Involved in Fatal Shooting

Two Wright County Sheriff’s Deputies are on paid administrative leave and a man is dead after an incident early Sunday morning in Otsego. At just before 1am, authorities responded to a residence after receiving reports that a man was having mental health challenges and had threatened physical harm to his family and himself.

Check Out Dead And Dying Malls Throughout Minnesota

Growing up, malls were the place to go shopping and even just hang out with friends. Here are some dead and dying malls throughout Minnesota. I feel like not too long ago, shopping malls were huge! Always jam-packed and full of people. Arcades, stores, and the food court, are always made for some fun people-watching. I remember just going to the mall, walking around, and chilling with friends growing up.

Trial begins for man charged in 1993 Minneapolis cold case murder case

ISANTI, Minn. (FOX 9) - Jury selection was underway on Monday as an Isanti hockey dad and businessman faces trial for a 1993 cold case murder in Minneapolis. A pool of 50 prospective jurors arrived at the Hennepin County courthouse to fill out pre-trial questionnaires. The lawyers will use those answers during voir dire that is scheduled to be Tuesday.

Officer Involved Shooting in Otsego

The Wright County Sherriff’s Department has released the following statement from an officer involved shooting on Sunday August 7th. At approximately 12:52a (Sunday), deputies from the Wright County Sherriff’s Office responded to the 12000 block of 72nd Court NE in the City of Otsego. Reports indicated a man was having mental health challenges and had threatened physical harm to his family and himself.

What to do in Minnesota: 9 things happening this weekend (Aug. 12-14)

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) - From antique cars to monster trucks, there is plenty to see in Minnesota this weekend!. Have an event you want to see featured? Email me at Irish Fair of Minnesota:. Harriet Island Park, St. Paul. Aug. 12-14 Get your Guinness or your afternoon tea at...

Pine City Ambassador Coronation on August 9

Four new Pine City Ambassadors will be crowned tomorrow night in Pine City. The ten candidates, five senior and five junior, have been busy the last few months getting out and about in the Pine City Community. Pine City Ambassador Committee Member, and former ambassador herself, Beth Erickson says the...

Online fundraisers surpass $50,000 to help Apple River stabbing victims

A.J. Martin was one of the five victims who were stabbed on the Apple River in Somerset, Wisconsin, on Saturday. When Nicolae Miu, 52, of Prior Lake, reportedly started stabbing individuals, including Isaac Schuman, 17, of Stillwater, who subsequently died, the 22-year-old Elk River, Minnesota, man was tubing on the river.

Escaped cows rounded up on I-35 in Chisago County

In Chisago County, they are referring to it as a “public moooosance”. Tuesday morning, two cows ran away from a farm just north of Stacy, stopped at the Kwik Trip in Stacy, and finally wound themselves at the Sunrise Estates Mobile Home Park parking lot. According to Capt. Derek Anklan, deputies attempted to apprehend them, but they began walking southward, parallel to the freeway, wandered into some surrounding woods, and finally re-entered Interstate 35 near the city’s border with Wyoming.

Brooklyn Center Boxer Set for National Golden Gloves Tournament

Brooklyn Center boxer Jerred Bradford recently achieved a big goal by qualifying for the national Golden Gloves tournament. Bradford won the 165-pound title at the Upper Midwest Golden Gloves to qualify for nationals. His love for boxing started in middle school at Northview Middle School. A counselor there learned of...

Rockin' on the Rum Concert - Sawyer's Dream

Tuesday evenings during June, July, and August join us for Rockin' on the Rum! Concerts begin at 6:00 p.m. and last two hours. These concerts feature a variety of family-friendly music by popular metro area and regional performers. Some concert dates will include food trucks or concessions. Bring your lawn chair, pack a picnic or grab a meal to go from one of the restaurants in the downtown area. The Rum River provides a fantastic backdrop - boat docks located above and below the dam provide a great option for people that like to visit Anoka via the river!

Brooklyn Center Mayor’s Minutes 8/1/22

Brooklyn Center Mayor Mike Elliott talks with Dave Kiser about public safety issues in the city, CEAP’s Farm Fresh food initiative, the Special Materials Drop-Off, and more. For more information, go to