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Da'Qwan Jones-Morris was killed as his friends played with a stolen gun.
John Robert Capers is suspected of killing Annette Seymour.
Hundreds paid tribute Saturday to three Minnesota National Guard members who died when their Black Hawk helicopter crashed this week in a snowy Stearns County farm field.
The lawsuit said police "unlawfully refused" to provide public information.
Hennepin County court records and autopsies reveal new details about the triple-murder suicide that's shaken many.
Two young children were among the injured.
A Twitter spokeswoman told media outlets that Danielle Stella's personal and campaign accounts were shut down for "repeated violations" of the social media platform's rules.
Police said the shooting appears to be related to domestic violence.
A motive remains unclear in the Tuesday night incident.
The man suffered a gunshot in the stomach.
It's not known what provoked Monday's attack.
Xcel Energy crews worked to extract the plane.
Anatoliy Ermak remained in critical condition on Saturday.
He suffered noncritical injuries.
A civilian was also hospitalized after their vehicle collided with a firetruck heading to the scene.
In St. Paul, leaders debate whether ShotSpotter technology is a useful tool or an unproven sales pitch.
Judge Leonardo Castro ruled that the company must begin immediate remediation plans to clean up lead contamination in employees' vehicles, test their homes for lead and carry out abatement if needed.
Airport leaders brokered a deal with TSA ahead of the busy Thanksgiving travel season.
The mayor outlined a wide-ranging proposal that would use a "community-first" approach to confront what he calls a public health crisis. Police Chief Todd Axtell did not attend the presentation.
The mayor will give a budget presentation to the City Council on Wednesday.
At final forum on curbing violence, painful conversations are acknowledged as productive.
One is in critical condition, while the other two suffered noncritical wounds, police said.
The blue vans will stop running on Saturday. Employees say they were given 11 days' written notice.
Mayor Melvin Carter told the overflow crowd that a new strategy is needed.
A man found with a gunshot wound after the crash was in critical condition.
The victim suffered a critical brain injury and is not suspected to survive.
The suspect, who is charged with firing at an occupied car, was subsequently shot and wounded by a U.S. marshal.
Mayor Melvin Carter acknowledged the range of emotions facing a community plagued by gun violence just one day after the city tallied its 29th homicide — the highest number in 25 years.
The fresh shootings came even as the city's police chief had sought to reassure residents that his department is doing everything it can to quell the violence.
An autopsy by the Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office determined that Noah Erickson, 34, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
The death is the fourth homicide of the week in a city struggling with gang violence.
A former intimate partner sent images to his colleagues, the DFL state senator says.
It happened near House of Hope Lutheran Church at 4800 N. Boone Av. around 6:50 p.m.
Justin O. Harris, of Minneapolis, died of multiple gunshot wounds inside his home on the 3900 block of N. Lyndale Avenue, according to an autopsy.
Starting Friday, Minnesota will have the distinction of being the last state in the nation to sell 3.2% alcohol beer — the often maligned weak…
Tou Cha was central in a case that led to the firings of five officers.
Officials want imprisoned moms to have more time with kids.
Protesters calling on Edina, Richfield police to release video of fatal shooting march in downtown Minneapolis, blocking trains
Activists rallied at the Hennepin County Government Center before marching downtown, briefly blocking intersections and tracks.
Along with Richfield, the department reversed its earlier decision, citing an ongoing investigation.
The child was taken from her father's apartment by her noncustodial mother, police say.
St. Paul police are investigating who may have sent threatening and racist messages to Mayor Melvin Carter in the days leading up to a contentious vote on organized trash collection.
Annual Fire Department ceremony recognizes selfless individuals.
The book club marked one of the first inside a Minnesota penitentiary, and a rare chance for offenders to convene with community members as equals over literature.
Under Minnesota law, inmates cannot legally give consent, largely due to the uneven power dynamic between officers and offenders.
The Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect linked to at least three sexual assaults and a burglary…
The death marked the city's 35th homicide of 2019.
Jonna Armartey used his vehicle as a weapon to target two complete strangers, authorities say.
The death of a 28-year-old man who was gunned down on a north Minneapolis street corner in mid-June and died three weeks later has officially…
The teen's mother said her daughter has been battling mental illness and accused authorities of provoking her with an overly aggressive response.
New statewide initiative targets suicide prevention.
Mayor Melvin Carter has called for an inquiry into the arrest.
It happened hours after downtown leaders asked for more police officers.
St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter calls footage "deeply disturbing." Police said the girl, 13, resisted arrest.
A Waseca man who was riding his bike in southern Minnesota was struck and killed by a motorist early Tuesday morning. Anthony M. Hodge, 30,…
All 400 deputies and corrections officers will have them by year's end.
They agree — St. Paul deserves better.
The jump in homicidal violence is reverberating from residential neighborhoods to City Hall.
The record seizure included packages illustrated with cartoon and fruit-flavored themes.
Officers responded to the intersection of Mendota Street and Fremont Avenue E. around 7:30 p.m., where they found a man with a gunshot wound.
The warning is in effect until at least 4:45 p.m.
Despite their shock and sadness, many who live near the scene said they won't let what happened mar their feelings about the neighborhood.
Responding officers found a trail of blood that led to the victim. Paramedics performed CPR, but the man died at the scene.
Organizers pledge to reschedule the event, but a new date has not been set.
The child was trying to cross the Victoria Street platform as the train pulled away.
Officer Steven Mattson, a rookie who's been with the department less than a year, shot and killed Ronald K. Davis of Little Canada.
Her ability to transform houses into elegant and sophisticated living spaces made her well known throughout the Twin Cities .
Up to 12 minutes of the pursuit, which ended in Richfield, was livestreamed on Facebook.
With residents alarmed over gang violence outside gate, officials stress the event's safety.
Emergency dispatchers told officers that the caller's husband had threatened to kill his daughter.
Gov. Tim Walz decried the gunfire, which left 3 hurt, and fair officials said safety is their top priority.
Minnesota groups also are mobilizing to get aid in the hands of those hurting because of the massive storm.
The chaotic scene erupted around 10:20 p.m. outside the gate at Snelling Avenue and Midway Parkway as the fair was closing for the year.
The initial call reported that a man with a hammer and knife was fighting with his grandparents.
After an eastbound train passed by, the woman was struck by an incoming westbound train, Metro Transit said.
'They were trying to salvage ... [their sons'] lives,' a friend said of the slain couple from Long Prairie, Minn.