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Derrick Thompson negotiating plea with prosecutors over crash that killed 5 young women
MINNEAPOLIS — Pushed into the courtroom in a wheelchair by a deputy Monday afternoon, Derrick Thompson glanced over at the three dozen friends and family members of the five young women he's charged with killing. The hearing, his first since Thompson was initially charged with criminal vehicular homicide in...
This Minnesota City is Ranked the 7th Most LGBTQ Friendly City in America.
In a country as diverse as the United States, the acceptance and inclusivity of LGBTQ+ communities have been a focal point of societal progress. Insider Monkey recently conducted an analysis to identify the most gay-friendly cities in America, and Minneapolis, Minnesota, has emerged as the 7th most LGBTQ-friendly city in the nation, showcasing its commitment to fostering an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.
Minnesota Prosecutor Faces the Million-Dollar Question: Did This Cop Have to Kill Ricky Cobb II?
Sighhh. Here we go again, y’all. Another prosecutor must decide from the results of an investigation if a police officer was justified in fatally shooting a Black man. Though, word has it that not all the officers swept into it agreed to cooperate with the investigation. So, how thorough...
Two Years Later, Plymouth Hit-and-Run Case Remains Unsolved
Monday, Sept. 25, marks the two-year anniversary of a hit-and-run case that left Austin Smith paralyzed. The Plymouth case remains unsolved. Smith’s mother, Pamela Mason, continues to search for closure. Investigators say a vehicle hit Smith, who was 19 at the time, at the intersection of Rockford Road and...
Police: Woman fatally struck by driver in Coon Rapids
The incident happened early Friday morning.
New charges in nearly 4-decade-old cold case
On Monday, the Hennepin County Attorney's Office indicted Matthew Brown in the 1984 death of Bob Miller, who was found stabbed in his Minneapolis home.
Uptown shooting raises safety concerns
MINNEAPOLIS — Minneapolis police are still looking for the shooter who injured four people outside of a business near the intersection of Lyndale and Lake in Uptown. According to the Minneapolis crime dashboard, shootings are actually down in the entire Fifth Precinct, which covers the Uptown area. Year to date, shootings are down from 47 to 39 cases. Shots fired calls are down too, from 653 to 577. Carjackings are down as well, compared to 112 last year and 66 this year.
When will the Starlink 'satellite train' be visible in Minnesota?
MINNEAPOLIS — While Minnesota's night sky is famous for stunning displays of the Northern Lights, if you look in the right place at the right time, you could catch a celestial spectacle of the manmade variety. We're talking about Starlink, a series of thousands of satellites shot into the...
Osseo Fire Chief Resigns Amid Department Unrest
Leadership changes are coming to the Osseo Fire Department. The city has named Osseo Fire Captain Mike Cogswell interim fire chief, pending city council approval. Strife Follows Osseo Fire Department Policy Changes. Phenow wrote in his three-page letter of resignation that he is stepping away from the role of chief...
Motorcyclist Fatally Struck at Brooklyn Park Intersection ID’d
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has identified the motorcyclist killed by a driver last week at a Brooklyn Park intersection. Ronnie Rowles, 59, of Anoka died when his motorcycle was struck by an SUV about 8:50 p.m. on Sept. 20 at the intersection of County Road 81 and West Broadway.
AG Ellison declines to take over murder case after victim’s family objects to plea deal
The family of Stephen Markey say Moriarty is wrong to offer Husayn Braveheart less than a year of workhouse incarceration and probation for the deadly 2019 carjacking of Stephen Markey in Minneapolis. Braveheart was 15 at the time. The other defendant, Jered Ohsman, was 17 and is serving 22 years in prison. Earlier this year, Walz and Ellison removed a murder case from Moriarty over similar objections to a similar plea deal offered to a juvenile offender in a murder case, but Ellison said then that he didn't anticipate making a rare decision like that again. He reiterated that stance in a statement to the Star Tribune.
Discover the Most Dangerous Neighborhoods in Minneapolis: Stay Informed to Stay Safe!
Minneapolis is a great city, but just like any other cities not all neighborhoods in Minneapolis is safe. Minneapolis in general has a notably high crime rate, with an overall crime rate of 57 incidents for every 1,000 residents. When compared to neighborhoods with similar population sizes, Minneapolis stands out for having above-average crime rates. Therefore, whether you’re relocating, visiting, or passing through Minneapolis, it’s advisable to be cautious and avoid the most dangerous neighborhoods in Minneapolis.
Sartell Man Hurt in Two Vehicle Crash in Wright County
MONTICELLO (WJON News) -- A Sartell man was hurt in a crash in Wright County. The Minnesota State Patrol says the incident happened at about 7:00 a.m. Monday on Highway 25 in Monticello. A car driven by 43-year-old John Jordahl of Sartell was going south on Highway 25. A pickup...
The biggest day of the year
Waconia welcomed throngs of visitors and residents on Saturday, Sept. 16 for the annual Nickle Dickle Day festival.
Notice of Hearing by Publication (Minn. Stat. § 518B.01, subd. 8)
(Minn. Stat. § 518B.01, subd. 8) An order has been issued directing you to appear at a hearing on October 10,. 2023 at 9:20 am. for an Order for Protection Hearing and explain why the relief.
Final Countdown: Popular Minnesota Store to Close After 50 Years. Don't Miss Liquidation Sale
Fifty Years of Memories: Minnesota's Popular Local Store Begins Its Final Sale Week!. Disappointing news for Minneapolis shoppers with popular local outdoor gear store Midwest Mountaineering entering its final week of business.
1,000 George Floyd protest murals find a new home
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Over 1,000 plywood, protest murals created after the police murder of George Floyd are on their way Monday to the Northrop King Building in Minneapolis, their new home. “Memorialize the Movement,”, a grassroots organization addressing a lack of racial and economic justice in Minneapolis,” is categorizing...
Is Downtown Minneapolis a Ghost Town? Perspectives Vary
Minneapolis saw its population grow 7% from 2010 to 2020, reaching over 429,000 residents according to census data. But some claim parts of downtown feel emptier post-pandemic and 2020 protests.
Vietnam vets recognized in Maple Plain
On Friday Sept. 8 th, the Rotary Club of Orono, in partnership with US Congressman Dean Phillips, organized and sponsored a recognition ceremony for Vietnam-era veterans and their families. It was a beautiful morning, with scores of American flags flying as a backdrop in Maple Plain’s Veterans Memorial Park. Phillips individually acknowledged and honored 15 veterans with a commemorative pin, recognizing their sacrifice and service to the country. After each veteran was honored they were invited to come forward and share about their experiences if they wanted to. It was a moving ceremony and celebration. Guests sat around the memorial. Four mayors -Charlie Miner, Long Lake; Jennifer Labadie, Shorewood; Marvin Johnson; Independence, and Julie Maas-Kusske, Maple Plain - three police chiefs, one fire chief, three council members, Representative Kristin Robbins, and one school board member in addition to neighbors, friends and family members were all on hand to show their appreciation and honor to the veterans. Following the “pinning” ceremony, the Rotary Club sponsored a luncheon at McGarry’s Pub where club members and honored guests were able to enjoy a delicious meal and spend time together sharing stories and getting to know one another. (Submitted photos)
Daringly Delicious? Candy Corn Brats Are Being Made In Anoka
Candy Corn. It feels like people either love it or hate it. I'm in the 'love it' category. I make cookies every Halloween that feature candy corn...and not just because it looks festive. It actually tastes good...in my opinion. However, like I said, I know it's a love-hate relationship. Well,...