Brooklyn Park City Council tables resolution on immigrants, refugees

Brooklyn Park City Council tables resolution on immigrants, refugees

Council members say statement on solidarity needs more thorough consideration.
East Metro
4:05pm

Blaine man charged in sex-trafficking ring in several Twin Cities suburbs

DongZhu Jiang said he served as a driver for the women brought into the country.
East Metro
1:49pm

Lindstrom man charged with murder of longtime neighbor over lake access

The two were arguing over access to a local lake, according to a criminal complaint.
East Metro
February 25

North/east metro police blotter, Feb. 26

ANDOVER FEB. 7 Theft. A rifle was stolen from a home on the 13800 block of Orchid Street NW. There were no signs of forced…
South Metro
February 24

Brooklyn Park man indicted in fatal stabbing of pregnant woman

A Brooklyn Park man was indicted by a Dakota County grand jury Friday in the fatal stabbing of a pregnant woman carrying his child. Vern…
East Metro
February 24

North/East metro news briefs: Cottage Grove honors four who helped save referee's life

Cottage Grove recently honored four citizens who helped save the life of a referee at a basketball game last fall. The City Council this month…
North Metro
February 23

ID'd: Man shot dead in road during neighbor dispute north of Twin Cities

The suspected gunman is in jail and awaiting charges.
North Metro
February 23

Charges: Struggle over gun led to accidental discharge, killing 18-year-old in Brooklyn Center motel

Cedric Lamar Smith is charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm.
North Metro
February 23

Anoka County piloting innovative treatment of jail inmates on heroin

Addicted inmates will be offered a prescription drug that lessens their cravings in hopes of focusing on their recovery once they're released.
North Metro
February 23

Blaine approves largest industrial building for mystery tenant

Address: Hamline Avenue and 95th Avenue NE., Blaine Type: Industrial Size: 248,816 square feet Developer: United Properties Architect: Lampert Architects General Contractor: R.J. Ryan Construction…
South Metro
February 23

Leaning on their own outdoors lives, and connecting with young people

These Minnesota outdoors leaders are trying to open the door to the natural world for people of all backgrounds.
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

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.
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…