East Metro
February 4
Jolene Gill ate breakfast at Listening House in St. Paul.

Church, St. Paul near settlement over homeless drop-in center

Settlement sets guidelines for church's drop-in site in St. Paul neighborhood.
West Metro
February 4

Jury convicts participant in armed robbery spree targeting Twin Cities auto parts stores

Some employees were bound with zip ties during the holdups, authorities said.
East Metro
February 1
Harvey T. Kneifl

Charges: Accused child molester slashed wife's throat, slashed himself

Harvey T. Kneifl was charged with second-degree murder in the death of his wife.
East Metro
February 1
Roseville Police Chief Rick Mathwig, shown in December.

Roseville crime rate continues to climb even as Minn. sees decreases

Police seek more officers to stem the surge while statewide stats decline.
East Metro
February 1

Emissions from White Bear Township manufacturer under investigation

Part of Water Gremlin plant is shut down while health effects of toxins are studied.
East Metro
January 31
The BCA is investigating a death at the home of a man on trial for allegedly sexually assaulting children on a school bus.

Woodbury police investigating woman's death at alleged child molester's home

Harvey Kneifl was wounded and his wife was found dead Thursday morning, according to Kneifl's attorney.
East Metro
January 30

Driver who killed beloved St. Paul barber in crash sentenced to 15 years

Shawn M. Konder was fleeing police when he slammed into a car being driven by Lashay Whittaker.
East Metro
January 30
Inside the Vadnais Sports Center, athletes worked on their soccer skills.

Ramsey County Board commits to rebuilding Vadnais Sports Center dome

Ramsey County to replace collapsed structure at Vadnais Sports Center.
East Metro
January 29
The scene where two pedestrians were struck and killed on Larpenteur Avenue and Woodbridge Street on the St. Paul/Roseville, MN border, Friday, Januar

Pedestrian deaths on Larpenteur Avenue have Ramsey County looking at options to slow traffic

Along with the county, St. Paul, Roseville and Maplewood have roles, resulting in a mesh of four different authorities having to weigh in.
Pets
January 29
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is notifying consumers of a recall of raw turkey pet food from Woody’s Pet Food Deli due to Salmonella con

Salmonella from raw pet food prompts recall after person sickened in Minnesota

Federal health officials discourage feeding pets a raw pet food diet.
East Metro
January 29
Jason Sole resigned after less than a year as an adviser on public safety.

'Disillusioned' by the last year, St. Paul's public safety adviser resigns

Criminal justice professor said he was frustrated by disagreement with mayor.
East Metro
January 28
A close-up photo of police lights by night.

St. Paul shooting victim identified

St. Paul police identified a man fatally shot over the weekend as Charles E. Frye.Police responding to a call about 3:30 a.m. Saturday…
East Metro
January 28
Justin Kaneakua

'St. Paul Slapper' jailed, charged with assault in Columbia Heights

Mpls. man is linked to six brash, midday attacks since mid-December.
East Metro
January 27
A close-up photo of police lights by night.

St. Paul felon on probation caught in W. Wisconsin speeding while high with baby along, patrol says

A driver from the Twin Cities was jailed in western Wisconsin after speeding while high on marijuana in western Wisconsin with a 6-month-old in the…
East Metro
January 27
St. Paul police investigated a homicide on University Avenue on Jan. 15.

St. Paul sees drop in homicides, increase in reported rapes

The city's year-end crime statistics for 2018 showed a 7.2 percent drop from the previous year in the most serious offenses.
East Metro
January 27
The van was speeding on Hwy. 63 near Hwy. 8, went through the stop sign and crashed into a line of trees.

Speeding driver veers off NW. Wisconsin hwy., hits trees and is killed

Passenger called 911 from inside the wreckage, said driver was not breathing.
South Metro
January 26

Metro police blotter, Jan. 27

BLAINE JAN. 8 Suspicious vehicle. An officer responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the 1000 block of Oak Ridge Point NE.…
East Metro
January 26
AECOM envisions three towers overlooking St. Paul's waterfront that would include apartments, a hotel and condos and office space. Plans also call for

Ramsey County approves 6-month due diligence period with St. Paul riverfront developer

Deal creates plan to gauge progress on riverfront towers development.
East Metro
January 25
Roseville Fire Department Firefighter Dan Concha made his way off of a fire truck after a medical call in November.

Roseville fire officials ask for up to $1 million to fill coverage gaps

Chief Tim O'Neill says his department is not equipped to handle multiple fires at once.
East Metro
January 25

Bingo hall manager, employees accused of stealing thousands from youth hockey group

The three women are accused of taking thousands of dollars for personal use and gambling.