Suspect charged in 'violent' Columbia Heights murder but still at large

Suspect charged in 'violent' Columbia Heights murder but still at large

Authorities are still looking Phillip Leron Miller
North Metro
6:48pm

Blaine's water woes caused by outdated infrastructure

Two system failures this winter cut off access for some and led to school closings.
North Metro
3:43pm

State's largest school district warns parents about Netflix series involving suicide

Anoka-Hennepin sent an e-mail to parents about the show "13 Reasons Why."
West Metro
April 26

Judges, lawyers want to fix bail system to keep poor out of jail

The group is fighting back against systematic failures that keep low-income people in jail.
West Metro
April 25

Plains hog-nosed Snakes to the prairies at Crow-Hassan Park Reserve

Three Rivers Park District has been restoring wildlife habitat in its parks for 50 years. The Park District has successfully reintroduced a number of wildlife species over the years, including Trumpeter Swans, Osprey, Bullsnakes, and Spring Peepers. The Park District's newest reintroduction project is bringing Plains Hog-nosed Snakes to the prairies at Crow-Hassan Park Reserve, Rogers. Plains Hog-nosed Snakes are medium sized with an average size of two feet long. Females are normally larger than males. Their color is brown/gray with dark blotches. The nose is turned up and has the appearance of a hogÕs nose. They are a secretive snake that spends most of its time underground or under the grass.
West Metro
April 25

Crystal police say vulnerable adult has been located, is safe

Crystal police said Tuesday afternoon that the search for a missing vulnerable adult has ended with him being located and safe. Before his return, Leo…
North Metro
April 24

Motorcyclist killed in crash is ID'd as Washington County man

A motorcyclist who died in a crash over the weekend was identified Sunday as a Washington County man. Bradley D. Wacholz, 61, of Scandia, was…
North Metro
April 23

Fire chars four garages in Minneapolis; arson suspected

Flames spread from one garage to another early Sunday in a residential block of north Minneapolis, and investigators suspect the blaze was intentionally set.Fire crews…
East Metro
April 22

Man killed in motorcycle crash in Chisago County

The cyclist died at the scene on Olinda Trial near Lindstrom.
North Metro
April 22

Fridley police searching for suspect who shot and killed dog

The pit bull was shot after its owner and a suspect had an argument.
East Metro
April 22

North/East metro briefs: Molly O'Rourke gets high marks for leadership of Washington County

Administrator Molly O’Rourke has received high marks for her skill in leading the Washington County government workforce, said Commissioner Lisa Weik, chairwoman of the County…
East Metro
April 21

North/East metro police blotter, April 23

ANDOVER MARCH 24 Burglary. Jewelry was stolen from a home in the 14100 block of Blackfoot Street NW. Forced entry was gained through the front…
North Metro
April 21

Investigators in Columbia Heights slaying now have a real name, photo of suspect

A suspect has now been identified in connection with the shooting of Philip Charles Borer Nelson.
West Metro
April 21

Contractor hired by Hennepin County attorney linked to past sanctions

Company that would aid offenders in Hennepin County was accused of unscrupulous behavior by attorney general's office.
North Metro
April 20

Alleged murder-for-hire plot lands Columbia Heights man in jail

He allegedly wanted a business associate, who he claimed owed him $150,000, shot in the ear.
West Metro
April 20

Police search for suspect in Columbia Heights homicide

31-year-old man shot to death during disturbance at LaBelle Park Condos.
North Metro
April 19

Police seek man who vanished after leaving Mpls. bar 2 weeks ago

Segundo Lema Zumba hasn't been seen for two weeks.
North Metro
April 17
Tools and glass are all that remain at the scene where a man died in an officer-involved near an industrial site in Vadnais Heights, near Hwy 61 and 694.

One dead in officer-involved shooting in Vadnais Heights; four Ramsey Co. deputies on leave

Four Ramsey County Sheriff's Office deputies were put on paid administrative leave after the shooting.
East Metro
April 15

North/East metro police blotter, April 16

ANDOVER MARCH 20 Burglary. Cash and alcohol were stolen from a home in the 14200 block of Drake Street NW. Entry to the home was…
East Metro
April 14

North/East metro briefs: Washington County OKs plan for Red Rock transit corridor

Washington County last week became the last key player in the Red Rock transit corridor to approve the implementation plan for upgraded service between Hastings…
North Metro
April 13

State officials pitch plan for 'overdue' cleanup at Brooklyn Center Superfund site

Residents say they worry about exposure to wood-treating chemicals.