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The 38-year-old had recently been released from a civil commitment for mental health issues.
The goal is to find drunken drivers and add officers in trouble-prone areas of the city.
They hadn't seen him for weeks and were fearful of his past violent behavior.
More than 37,000 pages of investigative reports will be made public.
More than a year after Prince's death, a Carver County judge has officially determined that the musician's sister and five half-siblings are heirs to his massive fortune. Prince left no will.
Authorities continue to investigate the source of the deadly drug.
Mahdi Ali, then 16, killed three men during robbery of Minneapolis store.
Thamert died April 29 in the retirement center at St. John's Abbey. His cancer was diagnosed in 2014, and he offered up his illness as a final lesson plan.
Former Minneapolis nonprofit CEO Bill Davis was sentenced Friday to 4 years in federal prison for misspending more than $800,000 on hotels, meals, a car and a trip with his fiancée — money intended to help low-income people.
Panyia Vang's award from federal jurors in Minneapolis came after a three-day trial.
Judge may make formal decision on the musician's heirs, though some object.
Kevin L. Jorgensen, of Camden Township, had been riding on an ATV track built on his property when he lost control and flipped the vehicle about 7 p.m. Monday.
It's the 10th agency nationwide to launch own Shield program.
Since the reopening in 2012, more than 100 groups have been honored with unique colors.
Jeronimo Yanez's lawyers argue that statements by Ramsey County Attorney John Choi and Gov. Mark Dayton require the change.
Carfentanil, a white powder that looks similar to other opioids, can't be diluted enough to make it safe for humans, said Ken Solek, the DEA's assistant special agent in charge in Minnesota. Little medical research exists on the drug, but Solek described it as "fentanyl on steroids" — and 10,000 times more potent than morphine.
In the latest sign of the leaders' tense relationship, Hodges is said to have told Harteau to undo the appointment of John Delmonico, or Hodges would undo it herself. Harteau left the task to the mayor.
More than 100 locations will be available for pill drops in state Saturday
Court documents unsealed Monday do not reveal the source of fentanyl, the drug that killed the star musician.
State and federal investigation is ongoing a year after his death from an accidental drug overdose.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is suspending its weekly list of law enforcement agencies they say do not cooperate with requests to detain undocumented immigrants "due to a pattern of significant errors," according to Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek.
Dedicated firefighter leads 19-member investigative team in Hennepin County.
Divorce attorney's $600,000 claim was rejected once, but he wants to challenge the decision.
It's unclear whether Ramsey County District Court Judge William H. Leary III will issue decisions on Tuesday or at a later date on several motions filed by the defense and counter-motions filed by the prosecution.
Five people have died in Minnesota from overdoses of heroin laced with carfentanil, a drug from China that is federally approved to immobilize large animals such as elephants for surgery.
Alexis Bailly in Hastings, the state's first vineyard, and Next Chapter Winery in New Prague claim the ban protects the state's grape industry from competition.
Selling liquor on Sunday ended up costing the store a one-month suspension and a $2,000 fine.
Hennepin County wrongly included as not complying with law, Rich Stanek says.
Hennepin County Board, sheriff's office negotiate a new plan of attack.
Hundreds of parking meters and street signs from decades ago have been put up for sale.
The Stargate Nightclub in Maplewood closed permanently this week following a shooting that injured five people last month. The City Council already voted unanimously to…
Addicted inmates will be offered a prescription drug that lessens their cravings in hopes of focusing on their recovery once they're released.
Three-pronged approach to help victims and go after johns and pimps netted 27 arrests.
Bill Kuross, a tennis and squash star who helped coach Washburn High School to a city conference championship in football in the 1960s, was known as much for his approachability as for his skills on both field and court.
Trump's election spurred many to give time and money to social causes.
Hennepin County enlists range of allies to educate public on opioid deaths in a new yearlong initiative.
David Vanzo reported his mother dead hours after wheeling her into a bank.
New court filings reveal the extreme complexity involving the handling of the musician's estate.
A St. Louis Park attorney was indicted on charges of distributing child pornography. Ian Laurie, 48, of Maple Grove, used a peer-to-peer program to share…
The 20-year-old suspect, Joshua Ezeka, made a brief appearance in court, and a warrant was issued for the driver of the getaway car.
Officer Efrem Hamilton was relieved of duty following the incident.
Appeals judge says suspects can be compelled to give print, as with blood sample.
The Star Tribune moved to unseal the files after questioning whether they would shed light on why Prince was taking painkillers, any potential heirs, or the value of his estate.
The deputies worked more than 23,000 hours last year.
Filings in Carver County District Court raised questions of conflicts of interest in the management of the estate.
Four have lost more than 20 lbs. each after officials stopped delivering meals.
Instead of spraying a mist of Narcan into the nose, the applicator sends out a straight liquid stream, delaying the effectiveness by several hours.
A review of the case didn't uncover any significant new evidence, said County Attorney Mike Freeman.
The Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission voted down a proposal Friday that would have changed how new drug sentences are determined. In August, new landmark drug…
Samuel McFarlane was released from jail just hours before he stole the vehicle on Christmas Eve, charges say.
Facing criminal charges, the couple ended their lives on a beach in Washington state
Ramsey has dealt out harsher sentences than Hennepin since 2011 Safe Harbor law.
Advocates say new, lesser sentences should apply to those already doing time.
They are semiannual and costly to organize but cleared thousands of cases last year.
Suspect ignored, fired shot at officers responding to a call.
At least a dozen people suffered injuries because of error-filled radiation plans.
Larry Stanger had been accused of tampering with an investigation.
Grant D. Hendrickson, 27, of Rosemount, killed Donald Hortsch and attempted to kill a 27-year-old man who was left paralyzed on Nov. 7.
The victim lived on his own; the suspect took only a clock and pocket watch.
Woodbury police are preparing to launch its body camera pilot project and seeking public input. Over the next 45 days, the city will hold a…
After 26 years, police rekindle the search for Christopher Kerze, and ask for hunters' help Up North.
A leading state official calls credit card skimming an emerging problem in Minnesota.
Ramsey County Judge William Leary rejected the state's claim that the coverage ban for those on medical assistance was because of budgetary constraints.
Phillips neighborhood residents and businesses use court watch to give judges impact statements before sentencings.
Motive still unclear in Monday's fatal shooting of 69-year-old man from Rosemount at a Dollar Tree store.
Police dispatch audio said one shot in the head, the other in the torso.
Deaf inmates' lawsuit prompts other jurisdictions to take a closer look at protocols.
Three metro counties sent 40 deputies for a week to assist in public safety.
The Minneapolis police officers involved in the November 2015 fatal shooting of Jamar Clark did not violate department policies and will not face discipline, according to Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau.
Advocates hope the new policy will be instituted statewide.
Metro counties team up with Wisconsin to curb the flow of opioids.
The new system will both cut costs and make life easier for those being released.
Some in law enforcement in Twin Cities hope charges against CEO will curb trafficking.
Police say that a man and a boy and girl in their early teens were shot and killed early this morning in south Minneapolis' Wenonah neighborhood, and that an adult female was wounded.
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has turned over its investigation of the officer-involved fatal shooting of Philando Castile to the Ramsey County attorney's office for charging consideration.
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