Officer Scott Patrick's death is another sobering reminder that law enforcement is dangerous work. Yet those incidents can also serve as lessons for officers in how to perform their jobs more safely.
Updated: August 23, 2014, - 10:21 PM
Lyle Hoffman’s sister fears he may have killed himself.
Updated: August 14, 2014, - 10:50 AM
The victim, Kelly Phillips, and the suspect, Lyle "Ty" Hoffman (pictured), together opened Lush Food Bar in northeast Minneapolis and had lived together, according to their latest driver's licenses.
Updated: August 13, 2014, - 02:19 PM
Suburban St. Paul officials told Gov. Mark Dayton that communities across the state need money and training to prepare for the possible catastrophe of a train loaded with volatile oil exploding as it rumbles through Minnesota.
Updated: August 11, 2014, - 11:22 PM
It was an indelible sight. There, in the parking lot of St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church, a woman waited for Michelle...
Updated: August 07, 2014, - 09:49 PM
The funeral for the 47-year-old husband and father of two girls at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church was followed by an 8-mile procession to his final resting place, Acacia Park Cemetery in Mendota Heights.
Updated: August 06, 2014, - 10:09 PM
Scott Patrick was the clever high schooler who created a “job application” to get a date. The “regular guy” who could draw up his own blueprints. And the little brother so full of common sense.
Updated: August 06, 2014, - 08:48 AM
Officials expect 3,000 to 5,000 mourners — family, friends and law enforcement officers from across Minnesota — to attend the funeral Wednesday of slain Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick. The church sanctuary holds 350.
Updated: August 05, 2014, - 02:08 PM
The corner of Dodd and Smith was the first place Mike Brue had to stop upon returning home.Not the old...
Updated: August 01, 2014, - 09:09 AM