East Metro
January 4
John Shilts, Jr.

St. Croix County deputy arrested on suspicion of drunken driving

He also was charged with speeding in excess and failing to wear a seat belt.
East Metro
January 4
St. Paul Public Schools Superintendent Joe Gothard, left, and Mayor Melvin Carter.

Ramsey County's big data plans come under fire as profiling

St. Paul mayor, superintendent join in ordering "pause" on new joint powers board.
East Metro
January 4
The Roseville Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying potential witnesses who were in the area of the Jan. 3 fatal crash on La

Police: More than one vehicle may have fatally struck pedestrians in Roseville

Relatives and police are looking for witnesses to come forward to help them figure out what happened.
East Metro
January 4
An investigator worked Thursday night on Larpenteur Avenue W. near Rice Street in Roseville, where two people were hit by a vehicle and killed.

2 people struck by vehicle, killed on St. Paul-Roseville border

The incident happened on Larpenteur Avenue W. just west of Rice Street during the evening rush hour.
East Metro
January 3

Feds raid Oakdale couple's home and seize rhino, elephant parts

Authorities say a couple who bought the illegal contraband may have wanted them as family heirlooms.
East Metro
January 2
Larry Klimek worked at Metro Transit.

Family grieves after apparent murder-suicide in White Bear Township

It's not clear what led to Tuesday's violence.
East Metro
January 2
The area near where two men were found dead in a home after police responded to a report of shots fired.

2 brothers dead in apparent murder-suicide in White Bear Township

Apparent murder-suicide took place during a party, and people were fleeing as authorities arrived.
East Metro
January 1
Trumpeter swans, like these pictured in a file photo from Alaska, were among the birds counted near Afton on New Year’s Day.

Annual bird count in Afton shows avian success stories over last 50 years

Volunteers counted every bird they could see, a tradition since the 1950s.
East Metro
January 1
Minnesota Millionaire Raffle logo

Minnesota Lottery announces $1 million New Year's raffle winners

The winning numbers were sold at stores in Crookston and Ely.
South Metro
January 1
Advaik Nandikotkur 11, describes how he pulled a man from the swimming pool at the Town Centre apartment complex in Eagan during a press conference Mo

Boy, 11, rescues drowning man from bottom of Eagan pool

5th-grader jumped in and retrieved man from bottom of indoor pool in Eagan.
East Metro
January 1
Ralph Latrez Bell

Concern grows as 24-year-old Stillwater man remains missing

Concern grew Monday night as a fifth night approached in which family and friends haven’t seen or heard from a 24-year-old Stillwater man who disappeared…
East Metro
January 1

Disturbance in western Wisconsin home leaves 1 person dead, another detained

A disturbance in a western Wisconsin home over the weekend left one person dead and another detained, authorities said Monday. A 911 call about 3:15…
West Metro
December 31, 2018
Chowen Park in Edina was frozen over with ice Friday morning.

Weather creates hazards on Minnesota roads and Twin Cities sidewalks

Snow and blowing winds made driving dangerous in parts of state, and metro got a dusting that will linger until midweek warm-up.
West Metro
December 31, 2018

Party a little too hearty tonight? Catch the bus for free

If you'd rather not get behind the wheel tonight, New Year's Eve — for whatever reason! — you can ride public transportation for free.Metro Transit…
East Metro
December 31, 2018

Family, police need help finding Stillwater man, missing 10 days

A 24-year-old Stillwater man has been missing for 10 days after his car was found abandoned in Roseville. Ralph Latrez Bell was last seen at…
South Metro
December 29, 2018

Metro area police blotter, Dec. 30, 2018

CIRCLE PINESDEC. 10Domestic. Officers responded to a report of a dispute between a father and his 12-year-old son in the 200 block of Galaxy…
East Metro
December 28, 2018
Dozens of children and their parents played in the water in the expansion area of the Shoreview Community Center's indoor water park Friday afternoon.

Shoreview reopens indoor water park after $16M expansion

$16 million renovation at city's community center includes new pool and other amenities.
East Metro
December 27, 2018

Maplewood needs a new mayor, City Council member after losing them to higher office

Mayor, council member have moved on to state and regional positions.
South Metro
December 27, 2018
Sophie Korman and Joe Wocken played hockey in the falling snow Wednesday night on Lake of the Isles.

Snow? Rain? Ice? Winter storm delivers it all to Minnesota

A major winter storm moved across Minnesota Thursday morning, beginning delivery of what's expected to be more than a foot of snow in the western and central parts of the state over the next two days.
East Metro
December 27, 2018
Neosha Thompson pushed her son Ivan, 4, around the Guidant John Rose Minnesota Oval on Wednesday as other skaters cruised behind.

Roseville Oval, 'a regional draw for the state,' seeks millions in aid for repairs

Giant outdoor rink needs $4 million in repairs, and city seeks help.