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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...
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.
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.
60 People Horribly Sickened After Swimming in Minnesota Lake
It's been exceptionally warm in Minnesota lately, but this is ONE lake you DO NOT want to take a dip in to cool off... as 60 people did and promptly became ill. Here in the North Star State, most of us usually can't wait until the weather warms up enough for us to enjoy of those 10,000 Lakes for which our state is known. Which is just what many people did... and then promptly got horribly sick.
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.
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.
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...
Alleged assault by guard at Ramsey County Juvenile Detention Center under investigation
St. Paul police and the Minnesota Department of Human Services have separate investigations. The correctional officer no longer is employed.
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...
Free adoptions this weekend at Minneapolis Animal Care & Control
The city is hoping all adoptable animals find forever homes.
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...
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.
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...
Man giving away Pride flags after one stolen from his front porch
WEST ST. PAUL, Minn. – Residents of West St. Paul are making sure everyone is allowed to celebrate Pride Month, no matter the cost. A rainbow pride flag was stolen from the front porch of Rob Wedewer and his wife on June 1. When the theft was discovered, Wedewer...
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.
Oakdale man killed in crash involving suspected drunk driver in South St. Paul
SOUTH ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) - A man was killed after a Monday afternoon wreck in South St. Paul that police say involved a suspected drunk driver. Officers responded around 3:20 p.m. for the two-vehicle head-on crash on Concord Street South near Chestnut Street. Police say it appeared a pick-up truck was headed northbound on Concord Street when he was hit head-on by a southbound minivan that had gone over the center lane.
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.
Pitbull Scales Kennel Wall for Canine Friend
Minneapolis Animal Care and Control staff were astounded to find a brown pitbull named Brenda had climbed a kennel wall to reunite with her friend, Linda. Brought in as strays, the two have formed an inseparable bond, with shelter employees calling the moment 'truly magnificent' and expressing hope to find a joint forever home for them.
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.
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