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No one is being held responsible for the July drive-by shooting that killed 2-year-old Le'Vonte King Jason Jones and wounded Peterson's 15-month-old daughter.
The insurance company that holds the policy has filed a lawsuit in hopes of blocking his claim.
His wife said Minneapolis police were slow to act, making the situation worse than it needed to be.
Use of surveillance devices remains secret despite law that warrants be made public.
Microbrewer accuses two of conspiring to sell the company's confidential trade secrets to high-level executives for "a direct competitor."
Marie Jessica Hall was swigging vodka, driving 100 mph
Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman is reviewing both the Minneapolis Police and U investigations and will decide what to do next by the end of next week.
Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman, whose office declined to press charges, said Tuesday he will review the investigation conducted by the University of Minnesota following sexual assault accusations levied against Gopher football players.
The U says the recruit's involvement is not a NCAA or Big Ten rule violation.
Four others face a one-year suspension and another could get probation in the fallout from a student's sexual assault allegation in September. None of the 10 will play in the team's bowl game.
Pretrial publicity doesn't meet threshold, judge rules.
HOMES program keeps people out of jail and off the streets while helping the community by reducing in drug and alcohol abuse, crimes and cost to taxpayers.
One case headed for trial; three others want charges dismissed.
He died by suicide Nov. 8 after a long struggle with bipolar disorder. His parents say they hope his story encourages others to seek help often and early.
A double murder that had gone unsolved for nearly 16 years came to a close with a guilty plea Monday. Jason Preston, 37, admitted in…
A jury found that KARE 11 and the St. Cloud Times defamed Ryan Larson in reports about the killing of a police officer, but also that the reporting was accurate.
From the day he was born, James has been severely neglected, once left near a hypodermic needle in a drug den and twice gone missing.
Thomas Kelly, a lawyer for officer Jeronimo Yanez, called John Choi's remarks to the media "unnecessary and prejudicial."
The head of the largest association representing Minnesota police officers said in a statement Wednesday that the “police community is disappointed by the charging decision…
Ryan Larson is suing for defamation after shooting death of Cold Spring officer Tom Decker.
After a McDonald’s employee stole money from the till, three of his co-workers were determined to get it back. Now one of them has been…
Ryan Larson accuses KARE 11, St. Cloud Times of false statements in reporting on officer's death.
After Abby Honold's story ran in the Star Tribune, she met with U President Eric Kaler and has been in contact with the offices of Gov. Mark Dayton and Sen. Al Franken, where they agreed to work on the issues raised by her case.
The dismissal clears the way for the players to participate in home games, pending team and/or university approval. The Gophers play at home on Saturday against Purdue.
An attorney for five University of Minnesota players wants a judge to throw out restraining orders filed against his clients, arguing that their due process rights have been violated.
The confrontation with an Edina police officer was caught on video and it caused a national uproar. It also led to an apology by the city's mayor.
The national Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity's CEO said the fraternity "stands strongly against those who would commit this callous act as well as those who seek to cover it up."
Abby Honold battled to make sure her rapist was held accountable. After charges weren't filed, her search for justice would prove traumatic.
Urine testing "involves a greater invasion of privacy in terms of embarrassment," the court wrote.
Critics of police militarization hope the Hennepin County ruling at least slows the use of SWAT teams when executing search warrants.
Authorities believe the marshal was struck intentionally; condition is not yet known.
The debate in Birchwood Village shows a problem that state leaders still have not figured out how to address: How to integrate sex offenders into a community.
Gonzalo Galvan will spend the rest of his life in prison.
John Troyer would often sit in the front row of church dressed in tattered clothes, appearing to be homeless. Sometimes, ushers asked him to leave.…
Lakeville mother Sandra Grazzini-Rucki will serve up to 233 days for hiding her two teenage daughters from their father for more than two years.
The attacker who wounded 10 inside the mall was shot and killed by an off-duty officer. The suspect's identity was revealed Sunday by his father.
Michael Brodkorb argues his First Amendment rights are being violated and that he has simply been reporting on the case of Sandra Grazzini-Rucki, who was found guilty of hiding her daughters after a bitter custody battle.
Supreme Court to take up sexting case
Attempted traffic stop and chase end in fatal crash.
Daniel Drill-Mellum pleaded guilty to two counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct.
They battled to get sober, then fought to regain their children from Minnesota's foster care system.
Taken from homes, American Indian children have flooded Minnesota's foster system: Less than 2 percent of children in Minnesota are Indian, but they make up nearly a quarter of the state's foster care population.
Minnesota judges place American Indian children into foster care in numbers that surpass any other state — and the breakup of Indian families is accelerating.
Amy Hamid helps women who often grew up in troubled homes, turned to drugs and alcohol, then inflicted that same chaos on their own children.
The man's hands were covered in blood when emergency responders arrived, according to a search warrant.
The Minnesota Legislature in 1988 allowed the option for those harmed by crime to make a statement at the perpetrator's sentencing. Since then, there has been a national debate as to whether it actually helps victims. The evidence is generally mixed.
On the first day of his introduction to poetry class, Philip Dacey often had his students shout “POETRY SUCKS!” Over and over again they would…
Sandra Grazzini-Rucki subpoenaed her 18-year-old daughter to testify on the fourth day of a trial where she's facing six felony charges of deprivation of parental rights.
A pattern that some call common also raises questions about the sheer volume of traffic stops for a driver without a serious criminal record.
Philando Castile's mother and sister opened up about their shock and grief since his violent death last Wednesday. A lawyer for the family says a lawsuit is imminent.
Family members and attorney for family say suspicion doesn't justify officer's use of deadly force.
A well-known gun-rights advocate says he told the ex-St. Anthony police chief that he might have a serious problem with how the department conducts traffic stops. But the chief, he said, dismissed his concern.
Jeronimo Yanez and Joseph Kauser graduated together in 2010. Two years later, both wore the gun and badge for the St. Anthony Police Department — their first job in law enforcement.
Bemidji foster father is accused of drowning 2-year-old Kira Friedman.
Report finds procedures are adequate but were not followed.
More challenging kids, funding cuts are creating a shortage in a time of dire need.
Nathan Daniel Jackson's criminal record of fifth-degree assault and theft would have prevented him from being a care provider.
Suspect's Bemidji home wasn't licensed for foster care.
County officials say Apple Valley case highlights the value of a new approach.
Abused children are stranded as foster homes and shelter beds fill up.
Employees say they have not received their last paychecks.
The operator of a child treatment center failed to notice that the 25-year-old was barred from working there.
If not for Dale Nathan, two Lakeville teens missing for more than two years may never have been found and reunited with their father. Not…
But their father says the couple had no right to keep the girls.
The 4-year-old boy's death has led to numerous child protection reforms.
Counties with slow response times will soon see penalties.
Samantha and Gianna Rucki have moved back into their Lakeville home, readjusting to family life after the teenage sisters went missing for two and…
Law makes it harder to remove kids from abusive, neglectful homes, group argues.
Judge says prosecutors failed to prove their case against a Minneapolis couple whose 6-week-old daughter was found face down in a laundry basket.
As a boy in the 1950s, Mike Berkus would often stand waiting outside the tunnel of the old St. Paul Saints stadium in Lexington Park,…
The owners of a western Minnesota horse ranch and a St. Cloud woman are charged with hiding Gianna and Samantha Rucki for two and half years before they were found last month.
The runaway Lakeville sisters who had been missing for two and a half years will be sent to an intensive out-of-state reunification program after refusing to live with their father.
The sisters were dropped off at a Herman, Minn., ranch four days after they ran away in the midst of a custody dispute, according to the criminal charges.
Prosecutors accuse Sandra Grazzini-Rucki of "particular cruelty."
Two Lakeville teenage sisters missing since April 2013 have been located at a horse farm in western Minnesota, after police executed a search warrant Wednesday afternoon.
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