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Authorities have identified a person of interest in the shooting but have not yet taken the person into custody, said Crystal Deputy Chief Brian Hubbard.
Bryce Bellomo killed two of his wife's sisters before dying by suicide.
Maxwell T. Janes, 19, reportedly punched a Minneapolis police officer in the face while intoxicated.
Details were slim late Thursday, but multiple law enforcement agencies, including the BCA, were involved in the incident.
Paul Schnell aims to make the state's prisons safer and saner.
The move came after the Ramsey County Board questioned the depot's use.
The unprecedented legislative hearing at Stillwater prison comes as the Department of Corrections is reeling from the deadliest year in the agency's history.
Leigh Meska, 31, turned up Thursday in Rockford, but authorities did not say how she got there.
For nearly seven consecutive days, the state was designated the chilliest in the Lower 48.
Minneapolis police join efforts to prevent homeless people from getting frostbite.
The infectious disease was found in eight people associated with the school, including mostly current and former students.
Community forum in Minneapolis on racial profiling looks to address racial disparities.
Incident at Louisiana Court Apartments began as a call on a domestic dispute.
An image depicting two Minnetonka High School students spread on social media, prompting a note from the district.
Hundreds of Federal Bureau of Prisons employees missed their first paycheck Friday, and union leaders say the families are being forced to hastily cut costs.
Travon Shug Wallace ditched the murder weapon with his cousin, who later bragged about the shooting, authorities say.
It's likely to be a long, difficult process, but one where healing is possible, mental health professionals and survivors of childhood trauma say.
Three people east of Gordon, Wis., described the dramatic moments when the 13-year-old was found almost three months after she disappeared: dirty with matted hair and wearing shoes too big for her.
After several attacks, union representing corrections officers has demanded more safety funding.
Authorities say a potential motive in the murder-suicide remains unclear.
An 81-year-old southeastern Minnesota woman died in a rear-end crash Saturday morning in Rice County. Officers responded to the scene on Hwy. 19 near Sciota…
The other pedestrian hit, a 22-year-old woman, was taken to Regions Hospital and is expected to survive.
A deadly weekend for pedestrians results in four fatalities over 48-hour stretch.
A St. Paul man suspected of robbing a Roseville dollar store on Christmas Eve was quickly identified after forgetting to put on his mask. Quincy…
Four people who were in the vehicle were cooperating with investigators.
An 88-year-old northern Minnesota man died Thursday evening in a rollover crash in Pine County, authorities said. Junior Milton Krippner of Cromwell was traveling south…
The incident happened on Larpenteur Avenue W. just west of Rice Street during the evening rush hour.
In dramatic body camera footage, the officers beg Travis Jordan to put down the knife. "Let's do this," he says as he comes toward them.
It's not clear what led to Tuesday's violence.
Apparent murder-suicide took place during a party, and people were fleeing as authorities arrived.
Suspect blamed a seizure; autopsy found "blunt force homicidal violence."
Aaron Doering allegedly choked his fiancé.
The offender was immediately placed in restrictive housing, while all four Department of Corrections employees were evaluated at a hospital and later released.
Attorneys for Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor want to examine the squad car from which he fired the fatal shot at Justine Ruszczyk Damond in…
Buses, light rail — even some taxis — offer free rides to discourage drunken driving.
It happened just before 7 p.m. at 40th and University avenues NE.
A medical helicopter responded to the scene on Forest Road, just north of Little Falls.
Somali-American workers cite special challenges at local fulfillment center.
Attacks followed request to suspect to stay after class to discuss his remarks to another student.
Minneapolis police are asking for the public's help locating the man, described as white, about 50 to 60, with a long black beard.
It took the jury just four hours to reach a unanimous decision in an emotional case that changed state law long before the trial began.
Judge Katherine Quaintance approved the state's request seeking an upgraded count in the shooting death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond.
Rush City prisoners say they're being mistreated.
The 44-year-old motorist from Brooklyn Park walked into the Robbsindale Police Department.
Wright County sheriff’s deputies on Tuesday discovered a body inside a submerged vehicle in the Crow River believed to be a missing Monticello woman. Officers…
Robbinsdale police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a hit-and-run driver who seriously injured a pedestrian Monday evening. Officers responded to a crash report…
Hennepin County sheriff's deputies and Minneapolis police responded to just past the St. Anthony Lock and Dam around noon.
The lieutenant in charge of the day shift was also replaced after a photo of the tree surfaced on social media, sparking a public backlash.
The man had wounds indicating a recent physical altercation, which may have triggered a heart attack. He died at the scene.
Ruth Knelman's mission of volunteerism began 65 years ago, when she, her late husband and young son moved to Minneapolis from North Dakota.
It was one of hundreds of crashes as snow flurries slickened Twin Cities roadways just in time for the evening commute, slowing traffic.
The joyride took place while a commercial flight was boarding, officials said, but the FBI does not believe it was related to terrorism.
Though protesters chose the airport's busiest day to gather, traffic was not disrupted.
Darnell Jerome Davis, sentenced to 17 years in prison for second-degree murder, said he was sleep-deprived and trying to quiet his crying baby.
The 62-year-old driver from Isanti stopped at the scene and was cooperating with police.
The cause has been ruled accidental.
Some residents were taken to the hospital as a precaution.
Rod Thompson's plea calls for two years in prison and restitution.
The 21-month-old had last been seen with her father on Wednesday night.
Officials hope device will provide options to police.
A pedestrian was struck and killed Wednesday afternoon in downtown St. Cloud by a 20-year-old motorist, who fled the scene and was later arrested by…
Rod Thompson, 53, is already facing 20 felony counts related to accusations that he embezzled more than $70,000 from the school district.
The Christian-based organization has packed and sent more than 2 billion meals to starving people in 70 countries around the world.
Two deaths have put a spotlight on a dangerous job
In northern Minnesota, a teenager died in a crash on an icy road early Saturday.
The confrontation came after officers responded to a mental health crisis call.
Quinn Nystrom of Baxter, Minn., is a national diabetes advocate who travels the country sharing lessons from her own battle with Type 1 diabetes and empowering others to conquer the disease.
Crowd at Capitol chanted, "Rule of law!" and sang "This Land Is Your Land."
Brooklyn Park police have located the missing 3-year-old girl who authorities say was abducted by her father last May.The child was turned over to detectives…
Robbinsdale police are asking for the public’s help in searching for a missing 11-year-old boy who threatened to run away from home on Monday evening.…
A 21-year-old driver is in custody after allegedly fleeing the scene along a county road where the girls had been picking up litter.
The confluence at Shir Tikvah of Jewish congregants and interfaith allies — one echoed nationwide — came nearly a week after the massacre in Pittsburgh by a gunman shouting anti-Semitic slurs.
One of the victims is in critical condition, police say.
The sign, which was similar to others posted at other colleges, appeared a day after a campuswide forum on bias.
Kandiyohi County officials are investigating after a body was found in a central Minnesota field Wednesday afternoon.