Kathy Hughes and Kellace McDaniel are the two finalists for Brooklyn Center police chief.

Brooklyn Center names finalists in search for police chief

Kathy Hughes and Kellace McDaniel were introduced during a community "Meet and Greet" Monday.
Minneapolis
9 minutes ago
The Blue Line extension will link the Mall of America to Brooklyn Park.

North Minneapolis neighborhood worried about Blue Line light rail extension

One resident warns: "This will be another Rondo."
North Metro
9 minutes ago

One killed, two hurt in Ramsey crash

The crash happened at Sunfish Lake Boulevard and Bunker Lake Road just before 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Local
7:32am
Traffic camera captured a fatal crash scene in Anoka.

2 people in car fleeing traffic stop are killed in crash in Anoka

Driver in other car is slightly hurt, the Sheriff's Office said.
North Metro
May 17
Adam H. Pattishall, 22,

Charges: Pickup thief changed clothes in gas station bathroom after deadly crash in Brooklyn Park

An SUV driver was killed and his wife suffered severe brain and back injuries, according to prosecutors.
Local
May 17
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North Metro
May 17
Delaisha Kenfield

Drunk driver gets 4-year sentence in northeast Mpls. crash that killed best friend

She will serve the first 2 2⁄3 years of her term in prison and the balance on supervised release.
Local
May 16

Anoka County IDs man found dead in Mississippi River

The Elk River man was last seen in April
North Metro
May 16
The swimming area has gotten new tiling work in Lino Lakes. The city is using ARPA money to refurbish a closed YMCA and plans a grand opening on May 2

With new name and look, Lino Lakes reopens shuttered YMCA

The north metro suburb used ARPA funding to remodel the Rookery Activity Center, which will officially open Monday.
North Metro
May 16
Adam H. Pattishall

Man allegedly steals pickup and flees police, causing fatal crash in Brooklyn Park

A motorist in an SUV was killed and his wife was critically injured.
Local
May 16
Ninth-graders Macy Sirek, left, and Haylie Starr run through things to say to discourage people actively using hateful language during an “Upstander

Students take lead as Minnesota schools work to confront racism

The efforts come in a year when allegations of racism in schools repeatedly made headlines.
North Metro
May 15

Ferris wheel fight and lockdown halts Northtown Mall carnival

Police say 100 kids fled the carnival and ran through the mall.
North Metro
May 14

Man's body found in the Mississippi River in Anoka

Someone called authorities with a report of a body tangled up in natural debris.
East Metro
May 14

Twin Cities metro police blotter, May 15

ANDOVERAPRIL 25Missing child. An officer responded to a report of a missing child at a home in the 3600 block of 174th Avenue NW. The…
Local
May 14
The Minnesota River, seen from Mendota Heights.

Metro briefs: Eroding Shakopee riverbank gets federal funding

A project to stabilize the eroding banks of the Minnesota River in Shakopee has received $3.5 million in federal funding. Representatives from the city, Scott…
Weather
May 13
Homes and garages were flattened and vehicles tipped over on the south side of Lake Darling in Alexandria, Minn.

1 killed as severe storms cause damage across western Minn.

The death occurred in Kandiyohi County where a grain bin fell onto a car.
Weather
May 12
A tree toppled by high winds from a thunderstorm smashed into a house, splitting it in two Thursday in Coon Rapids.

Tornadoes move across Minnesota for second night; one dead

A person was killed inside a car in Kandiyohi County after wind topples grain bin on top of it.
Local
May 12
To qualify for consideration for National Merit scholarships, students must score high on the PSAT and then earn another high score on the SAT or ACT

Nearly a third of Minnesota's 2022 National Merit Scholars come from 3 schools

The students each won $2,500 scholarships.
Outdoors
May 12
Bird flu has been detected in two red fox kits in Canada and now in a fox kit in Minnesota.

Virus that's killed birds turns up in first wild mammal in Minnesota

A fox kit from Anoka County has tested positive for a deadly, highly contagious bird flu that has killed countless wild birds this spring.
North Metro
May 10

Driver crashes into tree off Coon Rapids' Foley Blvd., dies

It happened at 7:41 a.m., according to Coon Rapids police.
East Metro
May 10
This rendering shows one of the earlier plans for the former Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant site in Arden Hills. Alatus released this rendering of

Arden Hills leaders say they've reached a deal with TCAAP developer

The $1 billion development now hinges on Ramsey County, which owns the former ammunition plant site.