Local
March 30
Metro Transit driver Judith Jackson, left, retired driver Theresa Collins, center, and driver Deona Henderson, right, along with fellow members of the

Metro Transit workers rally to protest lack of progress in contract talks

Talks began last summer, with no deal.
East Metro
March 27

Twin Cities metro police blotter, March 28

COLUMBUSMARCH 8Warrant. An officer went to a home in the 8600 block of 181st Avenue NE. to serve a 26-year-old woman a felony warrant from…
Local
March 25
The St. Croix River cuts through a basalt gorge known as the Dalles of the St. Croix in St. Croix Falls. The dramatic rock walls are part of Interstat

Minneapolis man, 23, dies in rock-climbing fall

The apparent climbing accident, which left another man hurt, is under investigation, the Chisago County Sheriff's Office said.
Local
March 25

Maplewood man pleads guilty to conspiracy to light St. Paul school on fire during riots

Mohamed Hussein Abdi lit a fire in the school cafeteria and threw rocks at police officers, he said.
East Metro
March 24
Washington County Historical Society executive director Brent Peterson, left, checked on construction progress last week at the new Heritage Center in

Washington County prepares to put history on display at new Heritage Center

A new Heritage Center will partly open this fall.
East Metro
March 24
Tony Lee was by Navon’s side as he took on the Lokomat machine during a physical therapy visit at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare on Feb.

Woodbury 4-year-old begins long recovery after rare spinal injury

Navon Lee's family is holding out hope he will walk again after he woke up Christmas Eve morning paralyzed.
Local
March 24
Friends of the victim involved in a fatal crash in Woodbury on March 13 gathered at the scene of the crash the next afternoon. People brought flowers,

Teen driver in fatal Woodbury crash likely to face charges

The crash remains under investigation.
East Metro
March 23
Ramsey County’s new Economic Inclusion and Competitiveness Plan references the bulldozing of a large swath of the historically African American Rond

Ramsey County unveils plan to fund housing, minority businesses

Ramsey County's $11.5M tax would boost housing and minority businesses.
East Metro
March 23
Anthony R. Anderson  Credit: Barron County jail

Charges: Drunk driver hit buggy and killed Amish teen in W. Wisconsin

The buggy had its working lights illuminated when it was hit from behind, according to authorities.
Local
March 22
This file photo shows cropdusting a field of corn in Camarillo, Calif., in a 2001 file image. (Carlos Chavez/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Lawmakers consider banning state's most widely used pesticide

The proposal to ban chlorpyrifos comes as federal regulators review its safety.
East Metro
March 20
Eastbound Interstate 494 at Valley Creek Road on Saturday night.

No one hurt when shots fired near Woodbury shopping area

A portion of Valley Creek Road just east of Interstate 494 was shut down Saturday evening after a 911 caller reported that a man fired…
East Metro
March 20

Twin Cities metro police blotter, March 21

AFTONFEB. 9Suspicious person. A deputy checking on a suspicious persons report in the 4000 block of S. River Road spoke with two men who said…
East Metro
March 19

Several children escape residential fire in Forest Lake

First responders and a bystander were able to come to their aid after a kitchen fire broke out. No serious injuries were reported.
East Metro
March 19

Employee sues Ramsey County over retirement fund match

Deputy sheriff says the county isn't depositing matching funds into employees' retirement accounts.
Local
March 19
A Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office deputy was seriously injured Wednesday night when a suspect fleeing police broadsided a squad in Arden Hills.

Deputy seriously hurt when felon fleeing police hits squad in Arden Hills

The suspect has a lengthy criminal history, the sheriff's office said.
East Metro
March 15
Austin and Connie Herbst  Credit: Scott County jail

Man admits killing his father in family's Twin Cities home in 2013

His mother remains charged with helping him dump the body in Wisconsin.
East Metro
March 13

Twin Cities metro police blotter, March 14

EDINAFEB. 9Drugs. A 50-year-old man was arrested for possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and providing false information to the police, in the 7600…
East Metro
March 7

CDC gives supervisory post to Ramsey County official who resigned amid allegations

A former high-ranking Ramsey County official has been hired by a federal agency for a leadership position one year after he resigned under fire amid…
East Metro
March 6

Twin Cities metro police blotter, March 7

AFTONJAN. 22Suspicious activity. A resident in the 16000 block of 15th Street told authorities he was going to look for a body in the woods…
High Schools
March 3
Mark Kosloski

Ex-coach in Forest Lake charged with sex assault, says he's being blackmailed

Mark Kosloski resigned as the boys' basketball coach on the same day that the former North Lakes Academy student went to police.