Teen couple charged in Chisago County with murder in overdose death of 18-year-old

Teen couple charged in Chisago County with murder in overdose death of 18-year-old

The victim said in a text on the day of his death, "ur gunna be mind blown by this," according to the prosecution.
South Metro
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Half-foot or more of snow aiming for parts of Twin Cities; more to south

Some southern Minnesota cities could receive up to 18 inches by the time the snow stops flying Friday evening.
North Metro
February 22

Gunman kills neighbor in middle of road north of Twin Cities

The shooter called authorities to report what he had done, the sheriff said.
North Metro
February 21

Teacher Jim Alley, the 'Father of Hockey' in Anoka, dies at age 92

When Jim Alley arrived in Anoka in the mid-1950s, something was conspicuously missing: youth hockey. Alley had grown up playing the game in the hockey…
West Metro
February 21

Bomb threat briefly shuts down Crystal library

Classes at Herzing University in Crystal were disrupted Monday night after someone phoned in a bomb threat, police said.A student was in the library when…
North Metro
February 20

Grade school planned for Sports Center property in Blaine

Plans call for new elementary to be built on land that's now National Sports Center campus.
East Metro
February 19

Man kills mother near Hudson, shoots at police and kills himself in Minnesota

Wisconsin suspect led officers on chase before crashing car.
North Metro
February 19

ID'd: Twin Cities semi driver who died in Stearns County crash

A 61-year-old man from Brooklyn Center was killed Saturday when the semitrailer truck he was driving went off the road and hit a grove of trees in Stearns County, according to the State Patrol.
North Metro
February 18

Pamela Meyer, longtime Fridley elementary schoolteacher, dies at 67

When Pam Meyer was teaching in her Fridley classroom, it was difficult to know who enjoyed the experience more, Meyer or her students. “She made…
East Metro
February 18

North/east metro police blotter, Feb. 19

ANDOVER JAN. 20 Theft. Ladders were stolen off a work truck on the 14200 block of Vintage Street NW. CHAMPLIN JAN. 23 Burglary. Jewelry was…
East Metro
February 17

North/east metro news briefs: Ramsey County Board approves road projects for 2017

The Ramsey County Board last week approved more than 30 construction and maintenance projects for 2017 to improve travel in the east metro area. Most…
North Metro
February 17

Wildlife Science Center lands at new home in northern Anoka County

The new 165-acre property in Linwood Township was acquired years ago but officials waited to fully develop owing to the Great Recession.
North Metro
February 17

Blaine bookkeeper charged in $72K swindle from snowmobile club

The owner of a Blaine bookkeeping company faces charges that he swindled nearly $72,000 from the Sno Barons Snowmobile Club. James Paul Allen, 52, allegedly…
North Metro
February 15

Woman killed in Brooklyn Center hotel room was 18-year-old from St. Cloud

Brooklyn Center police say they have 6 suspects.
North Metro
February 15

Authorities ID Crystal 2-year-old allegedly beaten to death by mom's boyfriend

The defendant was serving probation for another violent crime at the time of the toddler's death.
North Metro
February 15

2-year-old Crystal boy dies from beating; mom's boyfriend is charged

A 2-year-old boy was found in his Crystal home suffering from severe head injuries, and the boyfriend of the toddler's mother was charged Tuesday with murder after the boy died Sunday.
North Metro
February 14

Blaine schools are closed today after water pressure problems return

For the second time in recent weeks, a water outage in Blaine is causing schools to close and city officials to recommend residents boil any…
North Metro
February 14

'He saved my life,' woman says of 11-year-old who heard her cries for help

Sixth-grader Colby Hansen stopped and called 911 for the woman, who'd shattered a hip bone.
North Metro
February 13

Blaine's water safe to drink again

City says a malfunction that led to a boil advisory Monday was unrelated to previous one in January.
North Metro
February 13

6 suspects ages 19-23 jailed in woman's shooting death in Brooklyn Center hotel

A hotel worker found the woman on the floor in one of the rooms, police said.
North Metro
February 12

Woman found fatally shot in Brooklyn Center hotel; 6 arrested

A woman was found fatally shot in a Brooklyn Center hotel, and several people were arrested in connection with the bloodshed, authorities said Sunday. The…