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August 27

Three charged in fatal Columbia Heights shooting

Two suspects remain at large. A third is in the Anoka County jail.
North Metro
August 26

Motorcyclist in Coon Rapids dies in crash while fleeing police

A 21-year-old Coon Rapids man was hurt in the early morning crash.
North Metro
August 26

Man fatally shot in Columbia Heights parking lot

No arrests had been made as of early Tuesday.
South Metro
August 22

Twin Cities metro police blotter, Aug. 23

ANDOVER JULY 31 Theft. Cards were stolen during a funeral at a church in the 16100 block of Crosstown Boulevard NW. AUG. 6
North Metro
August 21

Brooklyn Park woman charged with first-degree murder in son's death

She's accused of leaving the 8-year-old boy in a freezing garage overnight.
North Metro
August 21

3 family members charged in Brooklyn Park tot's shooting death

The suspects lied to police and hid the loaded gun fired by the boy's 3-year brother, the charges say.
North Metro
August 20
Fire investigators looked over the charred remains of a van in 2019 in a Fridley Walmart parking lot.

48 days in jail for man who started fatal fire in Walmart lot in Fridley

If he abides by probation, the felony convictions will be reduced to misdemeanors.
North Metro
August 18

Anoka City Council votes to keep the city's Human Rights Commission

Some pointed out that in the wake of George Floyd's death, the timing was wrong to disband the inactive commission.
North Metro
August 18
A domestic situation and standoff ended with a man and a woman dead late Monday and seen Tuesday in Blaine. The morning sun shone on a broken front wi

After standoff, authorities find two dead inside Blaine home

Authorities identified the man and woman and said it appeared to be a murder-suicide.
North Metro
August 18
Union Gospel Mission vice president of development Chuck Semrow and media consultant Aaron Hustedde walked around the 17-acre property on Snail Lake t

Union Gospel Mission is selling longtime Shoreview lakeshore campus

Charter school is nearing purchase of the 17 acres.
North Metro
August 17
North Metro
August 17

Driver killed in Brooklyn Center rollover crash

A woman was killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash Sunday night on a freeway in Brooklyn Center.Rachelle Marqita Al-Amin was navigating the ramp from eastbound…
North Metro
August 17

Brooklyn Park police believe boy, 3, shot and killed his 2-year-old brother

Mother and grandmother arrested but released to say goodbye to dying boy.
North Metro
August 17

Pickup driver charged in crash that killed Blaine High School teacher

The victim, 33, was on a motorcycle when he was hit last July in Ham Lake.
West Metro
August 15
Phai Thao got some help from his two sons, Michael 11, and Keng Kue, 5, as they worked to clear a downed tree from the sidewalk in front of their nort

Severe storms felled trees, knocked out power across Minnesota

Crystal, Robbinsdale were hit hard in the Twin Cities metro area.
North Metro
August 15

Protesters gather at home of Minneapolis police union's Bob Kroll

Black Lives Matter protesters gathered outside the north suburban home of Police Federation president Bob Kroll and his wife, WCCO's Liz Collins, amid protesters continued efforts to get them fired.
North Metro
August 15

Two arrested in the killing of an 8-year-old girl in Elk River

A 30-year-old man and a 28-year-old woman were booked into the Sherburne County jail on suspicion of second-degree murder, police said.
North Metro
August 15

Mother, grandmother arrested in connection with shooting that critically wounded Brooklyn Park 2-year-old

Police said people in the apartment gave conflicting information about what happened leading up to the shooting.
South Metro
August 15

Twin Cities metro police blotter, Aug. 16

ANDOVER JULY 23 Theft. A wallet was stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 13700 block of NW. Jay Street. CHAMPLIN JULY 21
North Metro
August 14

Three charged in Minneapolis slaying of rival gang member

The 26-year-old victim was found dead in a SUV at North Memorial Health Hospital with a gunshot wound to the head.