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May 23

Twin Cities metro police blotter, May 24

COLUMBUS MAY 15 Vandalism. Gravel was found in the engine of a semitrailer truck in the 14500 block of Lake Drive NE. DENMARK TOWNSHIP…
Coronavirus
May 23
Jessica Aguilar and her daughter Aviana Castro, 3.

Andover DACA recipient fearfully awaits Supreme Court decision in a time of coronavirus

Jessica Aguilar awaits a ruling that could cause hundreds of thousands of immigrants like her to lose legal protections.
North Metro
May 20
Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman

Accused serial rapist could be linked to more crimes, authorities say

Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said authorities are investigating three or four other cases.
North Metro
May 20

Social distancing with martial arts

Gyms and martial arts schools are still closed because of COVID-19, Robert Frankovich who runs White Tiger Martial Arts in Fridley practiced the Korean art of Haidong Gumdo swords in the community park.
North Metro
May 20
Ahmud Carrington

Charge: Driver who killed other motorist on Hwy. 169 was on probation for recent DWI

In the previous case, she was driving drunk with her 5-year-old son in the car.
Coronavirus
May 19
Chaska Super 8 general manager Sana Cheema, right, collected donated food from Chick-fil-A and Little Caesars from Martha Brannon of His House Foundat

Metro counties have spent roughly $5 million to rent hotel rooms as emergency shelters

Contracts and invoices obtained through public records requests show a county-by-county patchwork of efforts to find and pay for lodging, transportation, food and other services for hundreds of unsheltered people in the seven-county metro, all within a matter of weeks.
North Metro
May 16

One woman dead, another hospitalized after Chisago County crash

The crash occurred around 11:25 p.m. Friday on Interstate 35 near Wyoming.
South Metro
May 16

Twin Cities metro police blotter, May 17

CORCORAN APRIL 19 Social distancing complaint. An officer responded to a social distancing complaint at a home in the 7800 block of Maple Hill…
North Metro
May 15

Authorities investigate fatal Chisago County stabbing

A suspect fled the scene before law enforcement arrived.
North Metro
May 14

Wrong-way crash in Brooklyn Park leaves one dead

Alcohol was believed to be a factor in the crash early Wednesday on Hwy. 169.
Coronavirus
May 14
Hennepin County Government Center in downtown Minneapolis.

Hennepin County Board debates measured rollout of county services

Limited court hearings expected to start again next week at the county's Government Center.
North Metro
May 13

Crash involving wrong-way driver injures at least 4 in Brooklyn Park

Hwy. 169 near County Road 81 was closed for about four hours.
North Metro
May 13
A 3-foot Asian lizard similar to this one is missing from a home in Champlin.

Police on the lookout: Large Asian lizard goes AWOL in Champlin

The 3-foot-long pet crawled away from its home this week, the owner says.
North Metro
May 12

Accused serial rapist charged in 10th Hennepin County case

The victim screamed and honked her car horn to thwart the attack.
North Metro
May 11

One dead in fire in Columbia Heights townhouse fire

The victim was believed to be the owner of the townhouse.
South Metro
May 9

Twin Cities metro police blotter, May 10

ANDOVER APRIL 24 Theft. An unlocked bicycle was stolen from the yard of a home in the 15700 block of NW. Linnet Street. CORCORAN…
North Metro
May 9

Alleged serial rapist now charged in 9 cases in Minneapolis, Anoka County

Jory D. Wiebrand remains a suspect in a 2013 assault and robbery in Bunker Hills Park in Andover.
North Metro
May 7

Serial rape suspect faces sixth charge for 2019 Minneapolis case

Authorities say that more charges are likely against Jory D. Wiebrand.
North Metro
May 7

Charges: Brooklyn Park residents' dog brutally attacked woman, dog

The woman needed 10 staples in her head and her dog's ear had to be reattached.
North Metro
May 7
Traffic signals at the intersection of Hwy. 10 and Ramsey Boulevard in Ramsey would be replaced with a full interchange to alleviate bottleknecks that

Ramsey seeks $138M to remove traffic lights, bottlenecks from Hwy. 10

"The goal is to convert the existing expressway corridor to a free-flowing … corridor," an Anoka County traffic engineer said.