CRIME & SAFETY
Charges filed in 2006 rape case after DNA evidence goes untested
MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) - Hennepin County prosecutors have charged a man with rape 17 years after an alleged attack in south Minneapolis. Clinton Barret Copher made his first court appearance Friday on a count of third-degree Criminal Sexual Conduct. According to court documents, Copher met a woman on April 28,...
Latest on the Minnesota man that was arrested and charged in connection to Burnsville gun store theft
BURNSVILLE, MINNESOTA - 20-year-old Abdishakur Samatar was arrested and charged in connection with the theft of a Glock handgun from The Modern Sportsman gun store in Burnsville, Minnesota on May 30, 2023.
Brooklyn Park Police Investigate Shooting Death of 19-year-old Man
Brooklyn Park police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred early Friday morning, resulting in the death of a 19-year-old man. According to Brooklyn Park police, the shooting happened in a residential neighborhood in the 9500 block of Thomas Avenue North. Police say they didn’t learn of the shooting until the gunshot victim arrived at Unity Hospital in Fridley.
Sheriff seeks help identifying group who attacked child at Andover park
ANDOVER, Minn. – A violent attack in a Twin Cities park was caught on camera.Andover police say a group pummeled a child during a fight Friday night at Terrace Park. An adult ultimately intervened and stopped them. The victim went to the hospital and is now recovering at home.Anyone who recognizes the attackers in the video is asked to call the Anoka County Sheriff's Office at 763-324-5177.
Teenage Girl Stabbed Near Sandburg Middle School
The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a stabbing that occurred shortly before noon Thursday in a cul-de-sac next to Sandburg Middle School in Golden Valley. According to a sheriff spokesperson, a 15-year-old girl was arrested following the stabbing of a 17-year-old girl. The injuries to the 17-year-old girl...
Drunk driver who killed inspiring doctor could serve less than 2 years in prison
MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) - The drunk driver who killed an aspiring doctor and University of Minnesota researcher could serve less than two years behind bars. Kenneth Spencer was sentenced Thursday to 42 months for the deadly drunk driving crash in the early morning hours of November 18, 2022. Spencer admitted he was drunk and driving without a valid license at the time of the crash.
Video: Motorist plunges into pond in Inver Grove Heights
INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn. -- First responders raced to rescue a driver who plunged their car into an Inver Grove Heights pond Friday.It happened near Highway 55 and Argenta Road around noon. A number of emergency crews responded to the scene, including the Minnesota State Patrol, M Health paramedics, and local police and firefighters.Police say they pulled one person out of the truck and first responders rushed them to the hospital. No one else was hurt.The incident is under investigation.
Ohio man swindles nearly $1 million from Minnesotans in Social Security scam: Charges
MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) - An Ohio man is accused of swindling nearly $1 million from Minnesota victims in a phone scam claiming their Social Security numbers were compromised and being used by drug traffickers and money launderers. According to court records, in late 2021 a 72-year-old man received a phone...
1 killed in overnight shooting in Brooklyn Park
BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. -- Police are reporting a homicide that happened overnight in Brooklyn Park.Police say they were notified that a victim arrived at Unity Hospital in Fridley, shortly before 2 a.m.That person was shot, and was pronounced dead at the hospital.Police believe the shooting happened near Thomas and Russell Avenues North.An investigation is underway.
Authorities release video of assault at Andover park; suspects unidentified
Warning: The video is upsetting.
18-year-old shot on Memorial Day dies
ROBBINSDALE, Minn. – Robbinsdale police say an 18-year-old man shot on Memorial Day has died. According to police, the man did not have a pulse and was not breathing when they found him Monday afternoon. Officers began life-saving measures at the scene. The man was taken to North Memorial...
4 in custody after dangerous foot pursuit across I-394 in Golden Valley
GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — Four people are in custody and facing potential charges after leading law enforcement on a dangerous foot pursuit across Interstate 394 near Golden Valley Wednesday night. The Minnesota State Patrol said the incident began when troopers attempted to stop the vehicle on the ramp from...
15-year-old boy arrested in connection to Maple Grove Middle School bomb threat
MAPLE GROVE, Minn. -- A 15-year-old has been arrested in connection to a bomb threat at a metro middle school on Thursday.The Maple Grove Police Department says the boy is currently being held at the Hennepin County Juvenile Detention Center and has not been formally charged.Police say they did not find any explosive devices or materials during their search of the school.The building was evacuated and the remainder of classes and extracurriculars were canceled as a result of the threat.
Brian Kjellberg, convicted in fatal St. Paul stabbing, avoids prison time
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- A St. Paul man avoided jail time after he was convicted of second-degree murder for fatally stabbing a man over a parking dispute in late 2021.Community members have called for a rally on Friday evening in response to the diminished sentence, arguing that Brian Kjellberg, who is white, was "committing a hate crime" when he stabbed AJ Stewart, who was Black. Charging documents say that Kjellberg used a racial slur while fighting with Stewart.In a post-Miranda interview documented in the criminal complaint, Kjellberg said he'd had issues with neighbors parking in the back of his property. He'd...
Residents dissatisfied with Uptown apartment complex’s response to weekend shooting
Some residents are packing up and moving out of a Minneapolis apartment complex after a weekend shooting left two people hurt. The incident happened Saturday night just outside the Elan Uptown Luxury Apartments. Tenants explained to 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS they’re frustrated with the Greystar apartment company’s response to the recent...
Man sentenced to 12 years for role in deadly fentanyl overdose
A St. Paul man will be spending several years in prison for his role in a deadly fentanyl overdose last year. Bret Ryne Lott, 32, was sentenced Friday to 12 years (146 months) behind bars for the overdose death of 27-year-old Zhennavie Isabo Bauman. A jury convicted Lott on one...
Two dead, child seriously injured in wrong-way crash on Interstate 694
Two people died and a young child was seriously injured in a wrong-way crash along Interstate 694 in Oakdale, Minn., early Thursday. The Minnesota State Patrol said the crash happened just before 2:30 a.m. in the northbound lanes at Stillwater Boulevard. Authorities said a Toyota Corolla traveling south in the...
Five injured, including firefighter, in blaze that engulfed two EP houses
Update: This story includes information released by the city on Friday afternoon. In the early hours of Friday morning, a fire tore through two neighboring single-family homes in the 10000 block of Lee Drive near Franlo Road. As investigators continue their on-scene work, the cause of the fire remains unknown, according to Eden Prairie Fire [...]
- 1No charges in Pence document probe
- 2India train derailment kills at least 50, injures 179
- 3Churchill Downs, Home Of The Kentucky Derby, Shutting Down In Wake Of Horse Deaths
- 4Booming jobs report released
- 5Pistons hire Monty Williams as new coach
- 6Epstein tried to contact Larry Nassar before suicide
- 7At least 7 injured in partial building collapse during concrete pouring mishap near Yale medical school
- 8Twitter safety chief resigns after Musk criticizes decision to restrict film
© 2023 Particle Media.