CRIME & SAFETY
3 people killed in separate crashes as snow hits Minnesota Saturday
One of the victims was not wearing a seatbelt.
Maple Grove officer dragged during traffic stop
Dashcam videos recently released show a Maple Grove police officer being dragged nearly 40 yards by a suspect following a traffic stop on Nov. 13. The suspect was pulled over for tinted windows and failure to signal near Weaver Lake Road and 83rd Way in Maple Grove, but while the officers and suspect were chatting outside the vehicle, the suspect got back in the vehicle and tried to drive off, ...
Minnesota cashier fatally impaled by golf club in brutal attack: police
Police arrested a man after a cashier was found impaled with a golf club in a brutal attack at a Minneapolis grocery store Friday afternoon.
'I'm deeply sorry': Man who previously beat ex-girlfriend allegedly ended up murdering her
The man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend days after getting out of jail in a domestic abuse case where he beat her has been indicted for her murder, a prosecutor in Minnesota said. The post ‘I’m deeply sorry’: Man who previously beat ex-girlfriend allegedly ended up murdering her first appeared on Law & Crime.
13-year-old girl hurt in Minneapolis shooting
MINNEAPOLIS — A shooting left a 13-year-old girl injured in Minneapolis Friday night, according to police.The girl was taken to North Memorial Health Hospital and is expected to recover.The shooting happened on the 1500 block of West Broadway Avenue just after 10 p.m.Police believe the shooter was also under 18, but they said no arrests have been made.READ MORE: Girl, 17, seriously hurt in north Minneapolis shooting
One Person Has Died In Single Car Crash
BLOOMINGTON (WJON News) -- One person has died in a single-car crash Saturday night. The Minnesota State Patrol says an SUV driven by 74-year-old Mark Hall of Owatonna was driving east on Interstate 494 near Bush Lake Road in Bloomington at about 9:00 p.m. when it left the road and crashed into a fence.
Street light outages, copper wire theft problems extend from St. Paul to Minneapolis
Street light outages and copper wire thefts are plaguing both St. Paul and Minneapolis, leaving residents in the dark and demanding action. With hundreds of unresolved outage reports and repair costs reaching $200,000 this year alone, city leaders are scrambling to find solutions to this escalating public safety issue.
Man arrested for brutal assault in Brooklyn Park
BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (FOX 9) - A man has been arrested after a beating early Saturday morning left one man seriously injured. Brooklyn Park police were called out to Girard Court North, near Girard Avenue at 79th Avenue North, around 3 a.m. for the attack on Saturday. At the scene,...
BREAKING NEWS: Owatonna man killed in Twin Cities crash
An Owatonna man died in a single vehicle crash in the Twin Cities Saturday night. The State Patrol has identified the driver as Mark Henry Hall, 74. According to the patrol, Hall was driving a 2015 Subaru Outback on Interstate 494 in Bloomington around 9:18 p.m. when it left the roadway and crashed into a fence. Hall’s wife, Brenda, was not injured in the crash.
Minnesota official pushing for rehab as juvenile murder, theft and violent assault increases in Twin Cities
Mental health advocates in Hennepin County, Minnesota, are pushing for the link between crime and mental health to be examined as serious juvenile crimes increase.
Weekly Safety Report: Savage Man Charged with First-Degree Murder and Prior Lake Police Respond to Incidents in Hennepin County, Minnesota
A Savage man has been charged with first-degree murder for allegedly killing his 74-year-old uncle and attacking his aunt. The incidents occurred in Hennepin County, Minnesota. The accused, Adam Garrett Roring, was indicted on November 30 and bail was set at $2 million.
Weekly Safety Report: Controversial Decision, Vandalism, Mourning, and Fatal Accident hit Hennepin County, Minnesota
This week in Hennepin County, Minnesota, several incidents occurred that have raised concerns regarding safety. These incidents include a controversial decision by the Hennepin County Attorney not to charge a man who allegedly dragged a police officer with his car, the destruction of Truffle Hill Chocolates shop by vandals, the mourning of two longtime colleagues by the Osseo Police Department, and a fatal accident where a man was struck by a driver while walking on Interstate 694 in Maple Grove.
Minneapolis store clerk killed after being impaled by golf club
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Donations pour in for family of transgender woman fatally shot in Minneapolis
Savannah Ryan Williams was found dead in south Minneapolis on Nov. 29.
Derrick Thompson indicted on drugs, weapons charges in crash that killed 5 young women in Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS — The son of a former Minnesota state representative was indicted by a federal jury Thursday on drug- and firearm-related charges following a crash earlier this year that claimed the lives of five young women.In June, the U.S. Attorney's Office charged Derrick Thompson, 28, with three felony charges: possession with intent to distribute fentanyl, illegally possessing a firearm and carrying a firearm in connection to a drug trafficking crime.Thompson was previously charged in June in Hennepin County with 10 counts of criminal vehicular homicide in connection to the crash on June 16 in south Minneapolis.Details from the night of the fatal...
Minneapolis neighborhood in shock after deadly attack on community member
The man was "an elder who had lived in this neighborhood for decades," said O'Hara.
Roseville teen found not guilty due to mental illness in attack on family
ROSEVILLE, Minn. — A Roseville teenager has been found not guilty by reason of mental illness or cognitive impairment in connection with an attack on his family that left his grandmother dead and multiple others injured.In a stipulated facts trial, Matthew Hill was earlier found to have committed second-degree murder and first- and second-degree assault. In the second phase of the trial, however, it was determined Hill "did not understand his actions were morally wrong," and thus found not guilty, according to court documents filed in Ramsey County Wednesday."The weight of the evidence, closest in time to the offense, suggests...
Police identify the pair killed in three-vehicle crash on Hiawatha Ave.
The victims are aged 35 and 28.