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Frank Baker's injuries prompted an apology from Chief Todd Axtell.
Eric Dean's death could have been stopped by social workers, other family, she claims.
Texts show that the man convicted of shooting five Black Lives Matter protesters in Minneapolis wanted to be part of a "reserve militia" and spoke of shooting blacks.
A Minnetrista man was sentenced to 34 months in prison on Monday after he stole more than $260,000 from his clients. Paul Bardine, 55, pleaded…
Yevgeniy Savenok, 31, will get 65 years in prison.
In a verdict met with surprise and relief, a Hennepin County jury convicted Allen "Lance" Scarsella of felony first-degree assault and riot charges.
A Hennepin County judge issued arrest warrants for a couple charged with failing to seek medical care for their gravely ill 7-year-old son before he died in their Plymouth home. The prosecutor says they've moved to New Zealand.
Allen Scarsella, 24, faces six counts of first-degree assault and one count of riot.
He testifies Fourth Precinct protesters were warned to "get back," then he shot.
Allen Scarsella is expected to resume his testimony on Monday morning.
Officer Brett Levin, a high school friend of the suspect in the Fourth Precinct protest shootings, urged him to turn himself in.
Allen Scarsella sent several racist text messages leading up to the November 2015 shooting.
Officer Bret Levin said he has been friends with Allen "Lance" Scarsella since high school
Teven King, 20, said he and others confronted Allen Scarsella before the shots were fired.
Disproportionate child numbers called "unacceptable,"and $400,000 will fund program mirroring successful effort for African-Americans.
Julio Suarez first attended the protest with Allen Scarsella, who days later returned and shot five.
Prosecutors say racist believes triggered shooting, while defense says shots were in self-defense.
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.
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