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Hennepin County sheriff pressed for info after 6 kids, 2 adults hurt in high-speed Minneapolis chase, crash
MINNEAPOLIS – We're learning new information about a police chase that ended with a violent crash Monday afternoon in north MinneapolisAccording to investigators, eight people, including six kids in a stolen car, were hurt. The car the kids were driving hit another car and then slammed into the shelter at Penn Avenue North and Olson Memorial Highway -- injuring a pedestrian.Here's what we know. The six kids in the car were between the ages of 12 and 16. According to the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office, the 12-year-old was driving.MORE: Minneapolis police chief frustrated at "no accountability" for juveniles stealing cars, as...
Sinkhole — yes, another one — opens up in south Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS — Editor's note: The video above first aired on KARE 11 in May 2023. Another sinkhole has opened up — this time, it's on West 43rd Street and Pleasant Avenue in south Minneapolis. A city spokesperson told KARE 11 that this particular sinkhole was caused by a...
Charges: St. Paul man fatally stabbed victim 6 times while watching TV, drinking beer
Juan Jose Jimenez-Alarcon, 30, was killed in the Saturday night incident.
Charges: Daniel Walker told police he fatally shot 19-year-old to preempt his own bounty killing
BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. -- A man charged with fatally shooting a 19-year-old in Brooklyn Park Friday told investigators there was a bounty on his head and he thought the victim sought to collect it, prompting him to preemptively shoot the young man.Daniel Walker, 31, is charged with second-degree murder and illegal possession of a firearm, according to a criminal complaint. The shooting occurred shortly before 2 a.m. Friday, and Walker was arrested Friday night. The victim died of a single gunshot wound to the chest at a hospital Friday morning. According to witnesses, Walker, the victim and several others were at...
Car theft suspect flees police in St. Paul by jumping into Mississippi River
ST. PAUL, Minn. – A 52-year-old man suspected of car theft is in custody after he fled police by going into the Mississippi River in St. Paul.St. Paul police say officers spotted a vehicle on Grand Avenue near Chatsworth Street just before noon Tuesday that was reported stolen in Minneapolis.The driver fled the area, and officers didn't give chase. Later in the afternoon, members of the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office saw the vehicle and tailed it. But the driver stopped on the 600 block of Mississippi River Boulevard, got out of the vehicle and ran to the river.Fire crews from St. Paul and Minneapolis used rescue boats to search for the suspect, and they were eventually able to get him out of the river.The man was taken to HCMC in Minneapolis to be evaluated. Once released, he will be brought to the Ramsey County Jail.
Missing: 34-year-old St. Paul woman last seen in April
The 34-year-old last had contact with family around April 21, the BCA said.
Video: Driver fights trooper near Lowry Tunnel in Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS – New video shows tense moments for a Minnesota State Patrol trooper Monday morning on the side of Interstate 94 in Minneapolis. The state patrol says the trooper stopped to help a driver during the morning rush hour near the Lowry Tunnel, but the driver started to fight. MnDOT cameras show the trooper and driver tussling on the ground. The driver then takes off running into traffic and is nearly struck by passing vehicles. He manages to flag down a car, hop in the passenger side window, and take off.Investigators are still working to figure out the driver's identity. Nobody was hurt.
Fatal crash in South Saint Paul, alcohol suspected
SOUTH SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA - According to a press release from the South Saint Paul Police Department, Monday, June 5, 2023, at 3:20 pm, South Saint Paul Police Officers responded to a two-vehicle head-on crash with multiple injuries being reported near Concord Street South and Chestnut Street. Police say one person was critically injured in the crash and another was killed. Alcohol impairment is believed to play a role in this crash. A 53-year-old female from Menomonie WI was taken into custody on probable cause criminal vehicular operation.
Slow-speed scooter chase down busy interstate ends with arrest
BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. — If you're going to try and outrun law enforcement, which is a bad idea to begin with, a moped scooter is probably not your best bet. That did not detour a lawbreaking gent in the north metro Tuesday morning, as he tried to evade authorities in an event that was decidedly slow-speed.
Authorities: 12-year-old was driving stolen SUV that crashed fleeing law enforcement
MINNEAPOLIS — The driver of a stolen SUV that led authorities on a high-speed pursuit through north Minneapolis Monday was just 12 years old, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office. Six juveniles were detained following the pursuit, which ended in a violent crash that disabled two vehicles, destroyed...
Christina Lusk becomes first transgender Minnesota inmate transferred to facility matching gender identity
STILLWATER, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Corrections has made its first transfer of a transgender person to a facility that matches their gender identity.Christina Lusk, 57, has been serving her sentence for drug crimes at the Moose Lake men's facility since 2018. As of Tuesday, she is now serving at the Stillwater women's facility.The DOC recently changed its policies on the treatment of transgender inmates after a lawsuit, and an almost half-million-dollar settlement. The lawsuit argued that Lusk had been persistently misgendered by the DOC, and not allowed access to gender-affirming care.RELATED: Walz signs bills on reproductive freedom and trans...
Alleged assault by guard at Ramsey County Juvenile Detention Center under investigation
SAINT PAUL, Minn — When 16-year-old Daeshon Tucker was arrested and booked at the Ramsey County Juvenile Detention Center, his family expected and trusted that he would be safe. "I would want to put trust in the Juvenile Detention Center and the state of Minnesota for rehabilitation, but the...
Free adoptions this weekend at Minneapolis Animal Care & Control
The city is hoping all adoptable animals find forever homes.
$165M fix coming to dangerous stretch of Highway 65 in Blaine
BLAINE, Minn. – A surge of state funding will transform a stretch of highway considered to be one of the most dangerous drives in Minnesota.Sixty-thousand drivers a day experience the brutal realities of Highway 65 in Blaine."I've seen it countless times," said Ben Hayle, who lives in Blaine. "As a witness, I've seen accidents here."The danger became personal for Hayle this year when a driver ran a red light and T-boned him and his family.MORE NEWS: Barack Obama, national media take note of Minnesota's "miracle" legislative session"I have two kids in the backseat, and I wasn't sure what I was going...
The Best Hot Dog Joint In Minnesota
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AG Ellison sues Walmart, Reynolds for defrauding consumers over ‘recycling’ bags that aren't recyclable
MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) - Saying its customers have been deceived through marketing tactics, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison has announced a lawsuit against Reynolds Consumer Products, Inc. – the parent company of the Hefty bag trademark – and Walmart stores for its "recycling" bags that actually wind up in landfills like any other.
Peddlers and Solicitors Need a Permit in Blaine
Throughout the year door-to-door peddling, soliciting, and canvassing raises questions from Blaine residents. While most of these activities are regulated by the City, they cannot be prohibited entirely. A canvasser, for example, may go door-to-door without a permit from the City. A canvasser may be a person asking for signatures on a petition, requesting support for a political candidate or position, seeking donations for religious organizations, or fundraising for a school club. All regulated peddlers and solicitors are required to obtain and wear a City-issued photo identification license that is visible while going door-to-door. For your safety, Blaine residents should:
Attorney for Minnesota man charged in 1972 death of Illinois teen wants statements suppressed
JOLIET, Ill. — Editor's note: The video above first aired on KARE 11 in June of 2021. An attorney for a Mounds View, Minnesota man charged in the stabbing death of a 15-year-old suburban Chicago girl more than half a century ago wants statements he made at a police station suppressed.
Bad season for mosquitoes in the Twin Cities
You're not imagining it: Mosquitoes are bad this year, even worse than the 10-year average in the metro. In March, Alex Carlson, public affairs manager of the Metropolitan Mosquito Control District, predicted mosquitoes would be "out with a vengeance" this year. Unfortunately, that prediction came true.
Mahtomedi man sentenced to 3 years of probation for 2021 Maplewood shooting
A Mahtomedi man has been given probation for shooting a man in Maplewood who was responding to his sister’s plea for help. De’Shaun Jauquarin Smith, 22, was sentenced to three years of probation last week after pleading guilty to third-degree assault in the November 2021 shooting. In exchange for his guilty plea, a charge of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon was dismissed.
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