Deputies capture black bear climbing trees in Coon Rapids

Deputies capture black bear climbing trees in Coon Rapids

Residents flooded the Anoka County Sheriff's Office with calls after neighbors near Coon Rapids High School noticed the large animal run up a tree.
East Metro
September 4

MnPass lanes reaching east metro commuters for the first time

It has taken years for swift MnPass lanes to reach east metro freeways. But soon, they’ll be coming in waves.State officials are fanning out across…
East Metro
September 4

North/east metro police blotter excerpts

AFTONAUG. 6Animal concern. Two deputies removed a bat from a home in the 5000 block of Saint Croix Trail.CIRCLE PINESAUG. 4Animal complaint. A…
West Metro
September 4

Hennepin Co. sees violent crime rise more in suburbs than in Minneapolis

Violent crime surged in suburban Hennepin County in the first half of 2015, taking a much larger jump outside the city of Minneapolis, according to new statistics.
North Metro
September 4

Nurses union wins labor complaint against North Memorial

Under the ruling, North Memorial must rehire an employee who was fired.
North Metro
September 4

Victim of speedboat crash near Champlin was Coon Rapids man

The name of a Coon Rapids man killed Thursday when the speedboat he was driving capsized on the Mississippi River in Champlin was released Friday…
North Metro
September 3

2 suspect sketches released in Brooklyn Center home invasion

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension on Thursday released sketches of two of the four suspects in an Aug. 26 home invasion in Brooklyn Center…
North Metro
September 3

Man killed as speedboat capsizes on Mississippi River near Champlin

One man was killed Thursday evening after the speedboat he was driving capsized on the Mississippi River in Champlin, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s…
West Metro
September 3
Kindergarten teacher Sadie Fitzgerald greeted former student, now firs...

Late Labor Day, spread-out start to school have families scrambling

The Minnesota State Fair, resorts and day cares are seeing the effects.
North Metro
September 2

Anoka-Hennepin policy for varsity play frustrates coaches, parents

Anoka-Hennepin School District must approve seventh- and eighth-graders for varsity play.
North Metro
September 2

Lino Lakes DWI officer makes 535 traffic stops in 2 months

A Lino Lakes DWI enforcement officer has pulled over more drivers than his 24 colleagues combined.
West Metro
September 2
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Opening of Brooklyn Park hospital shows demand for pediatric mental health care

Opening of 50-bed facility in Brooklyn Park fills a need for mental health, crisis services.
East Metro
September 1

New trial sought in New Brighton murder case

Neal Zumberge’s attorney said in a motion that the court made two errors that should compel a new trial.
West Metro
September 1

Boy found unresponsive at his Golden Valley pool

A 2-year-old boy was found unresponsive in a swimming pool at his home in Golden Valley Monday afternoon. A 911 caller reported at about 1:30…
North Metro
August 30

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North Metro
August 30

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North Metro
August 29

North metro crime lab zeroes in on quality-of-life offenses

A year after the Tri County Regional lab in Andover earned its international accreditation in biology, scientists are testing DNA found at burglaries, car thefts and vandalism.
East Metro
August 29

North & East metro police blotter

BAYTOWN TOWNSHIP JULY 23 Lawn mower rollover. A deputy got a riding mower out of a ditch in the 5000 block of Neal Avenue…
East Metro
August 29

North/East metro briefs: Ex-Cottage Grove council member acquitted on one of two charges

A former Cottage Grove City Council member has been acquitted of domestic abuse, but found guilty of disorderly conduct, in a fight with his wife…
East Metro
August 26

Two men in custody after late-night assault on Interstate 694 and chase

Two men who led police on a foot chase Wednesday night after assaulting someone with a weapon on Interstate 694 and Snelling Avenue North are…
North Metro
August 26

Sheriffs set up spots for online buying and selling

Law enforcement parking lots help make online deals more safe.

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