Former corrections officer gets 120 days in jail for sexually assaulting inmate

The Foley man was also sentenced to seven years probation and must register as a sex offender.
Local
June 10

Police seek help in finding shooter in West St. Paul homicide

Two people have been arrested in connection with the Wednesday night shooting.
Local
June 10

Man found fatally shot in West St. Paul park

Authorities are calling it a "targeted shooting."
Local
June 9
Nautica Cox, left, and Derrick Days  Credit: Olmsted County jail

2 Twin Cities men charged in fatal shooting of man in downtown Rochester during fight after dice game

The man was shot while down on the ground fighting with someone else, the charges read.
Local
June 7
Austin Herbst and his mother, Connie Herbst  Credit: Scott County jail

Reduced prison term for man who said years of father's abuse drove him to murder

He and his mother dumped the body in the woods in 2013 and kept the deadly secret until just last year, but a dog found the remains.
Local
June 4

Motorcyclist crashes, dies in Inver Grove Heights

The wreck occurred after 11:30 p.m. Thursday on a highway frontage road.
Local
June 2
The Minnesota Renaissance Festival

State says rape accusation about former Renaissance manager credible, reaches settlement

The department's investigation found that Shakopee-based Mid-America Festivals Corp. violated the Minnesota Human Rights Act.
Local
June 1

Driver goes off the road into ravine, dies in crash south of Belle Plaine

The wreckage was not visible from the road, the patrol said.
Local
May 31
A water bottle dotted the grass near the basketball court at Cinnamon Ridge Park in Eagan. Residents are complaining about a plan that aims to have pa

Eagan residents say parks trash plan is garbage

Many residents contend the "Pack In, Pack Out" policy just doesn't work.
East Metro
May 29

Twin Cities metro police blotter, May 30

AFTONAPRIL 14Suspicious activity. A deputy on routine patrol observed vehicles in the driveway of a home on 10th Street. The address had previously been involved…
Local
May 28

Boy, 5, who drowned in Burnsville apartment pool is identified

The child was located in the water Wednesday and died that evening.
Local
May 25
South St. Paul’s Fleming Field has received a $3.4 million federal grant to reconstruct its runway, funding that will save the city more than $200,0

South St. Paul's Fleming Field gets $3.4M for runway reconstruction

The airport, owned by South St. Paul, has waited years for the upgrade.
Local
May 25
A C Line rapid bus approaches a stop at Olson Memorial Highway and Penn Ave. N. Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, outside HCMC at 8th St. and Chicago Ave.]DAVID

Metro Transit moves forward with south metro transit overhaul to connect with Orange Line

The plan calls for new routes and increased service.
Local
May 22
The congregation of Brown’s Chapel gathered in front of their church for a photo around 1900. Wrote the Rev. J.C. Anderson, pictured in the top hat:

Revisiting Hastings' rich Black history, personal toil

On a day in May 1875, a few dozen Black residents of Hastings celebrated passage of a new federal civil rights law allowing African Americans…
East Metro
May 22

Twin Cities metro police blotter, May 23

ANDOVERMAY 6Theft. A 2001 Chevrolet Silverado was stolen from a construction site in the 1100 block of 168th Avenue NW. The keys had been left…
Local
May 21
Lakeville North High School.

Lakeville police: Threat that closed schools was not credible

Lakeville school activities will resume Saturday.
Local
May 20
The 4-foot golden lion was moved from its spot at the Lions Park splash pad and vandalized last weekend.

Lion statue vandalized at Shakopee park

Water spouted out of the lion's mouth at the Lions Park splash pad.
Local
May 20
8 tornadoes confirmed near Twin Cities metro, but little damage

8 tornadoes confirmed near Twin Cities metro, but little damage

Tornadoes touched down in Steele, Rice, Sibley and Scott counties.
Photography
May 20

2018 Canterbury racing season opens

The opening day of racing at Canterbury Park featured beautiful weather for horse racing fans.
Local
May 19
Kayode Naheem Awode

Missing man's car involved in hit-and-run crash in Richfield

Kayode Naheem Awode was last seen April 28 at Dar Al Farooq in Bloomington.