West Metro
February 6
Gideon Yalley

Man who drowned on Christmas Day in Hopkins apartment pool ID'd

Authorities on Thursday identified the man who drowned on Christmas Day in a Hopkins apartment complex pool. Gideon Yalley, 27, of Hopkins, drowned in the…
West Metro
February 4
Investigators on the scene of a shooting where a man was shot and critically wounded by Minneapolis police responding to a domestic-related assault on

Woman in December police shooting treated for 'superficial injury,' authorities say

Minneapolis officers killed Chiasher Vue at family's home in December.
West Metro
February 3

Brooklyn Park mayor will attend State of the Union address

Lunde was invited to Tuesday's speech by U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips.
West Metro
February 1
Kindergarten students from Xin Xing School in Hopkins wore hats with ears to celebrate the Year of the Rat in the rotunda at Mall of America. From lef

Amid colorful celebration at Mall of America, some worry about coronavirus spreading in China

Turnout was strong and the atmosphere was festive, but some attendees worried about their families' health and safety.
South Metro
February 1

Twin Cities metro police blotter, Feb. 2

AFTON DEC. 26 Suspicious activity. A deputy responded to a report of a vehicle that had driven up a driveway at 5:40 a.m. in…
West Metro
January 31

Feds: Man held women against their will, prostituted them out of Bloomington motel

Darnell Stennis has a history of meeting women on Facebook and forcing them into prostitution.
West Metro
January 30

Probation for Eden Prairie woman who faked attacks for temporary visas

Yuridia Hernandez Linares is undocumented and could face deportation because of her conviction, her attorney said.
West Metro
January 29

After vehement public debate, Plymouth won't join GreenStep Cities

The statewide program offers a list of actions that cities can take to improve their sustainability and environmental protection.
West Metro
January 29

Chanhassen man dies in snowmobile rollover in Becker County

The rollover happened near his family's cabin, according to his obituary.
West Metro
January 29

Edina man ID'd as driver who died in crash in Eden Prairie

His SUV veered off the highway and rolled into a ditch, according to authorities.
West Metro
January 29
Surveillance video from an Edina school bus captured an image identifying the vehicle that struck a student last week.

Edina police locate car involved in hit-and-run of high school student

No one has been arrested; the investigation continues.
West Metro
January 28
Stephen Todey

Charges: Man attacked with tire iron in Brooklyn Center after confronting driver in handicap space

A New Hope man attacked another driver with a tire iron after he was confronted about parking illegally in a handicap space, according to charges.…
West Metro
January 28

Third suspect charged with murder in Minneapolis marijuana robbery scheme

Two men and a woman set up victim Malik Tyree Dewayne Lamont Smith last December.
West Metro
January 28
A sprawling mixed-use project that’s being called one of the largest in Maple Grove would have 550 rentals surrounding a hospital, offices and clini

Ryan, North Memorial envision 100-acre health village in Maple Grove

The development plan, which includes 550 rental units, offices and clinics, would enable the hospital to conduct an immediate expansion, its CEOs said.
West Metro
January 27

Hopkins man assaulted girlfriend with hot iron, charges say

A Hopkins man who thought his girlfriend was communicating with his brother on social media burned her face, body and genitals with a hot curling…
South Metro
January 25

Twin Cities metro police blotter, Jan. 26

ANDOVER JAN. 9 Theft. A handgun was reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 13300 block of NW. Uplander Street. BIRCHWOOD DEC. 20…
West Metro
January 24

Minneapolis woman charged in partner's 2018 murder in Northeast

A Minneapolis woman who was kidnapped and shot weeks after her romantic partner was killed in 2018 was charged Friday in his death, as court…
West Metro
January 24

Man won't be charged in fatal light-rail stabbing near Mall of America

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office will not file charges in the fatal stabbing this week on a Blue Line light-rail train in Bloomington. In…
West Metro
January 24
Suspect shut off all oxygen at North Memorial hospital, search warrant says

Suspect shut off all oxygen at North Memorial hospital, search warrant says

A man scaled a fence at North Memorial Health Hospital in December and shut off oxygen to the entire hospital, causing a situation that could…
West Metro
January 24

Man stabbed to death on Blue Line train in Bloomington is ID'd

A suspect was arrested; incident began with verbal altercation.