West Metro
March 10
Myon Burrell, convicted in the murder of Tyesha Edwards, an 11-year-old girl pierced in the heart by a stray bullet in 2002 while doing homework at he

Freeman kicks years-old Myon Burrell case back to Klobuchar

Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman on Monday called for Sen. Amy Klobuchar to request a federal investigation into a years-old murder case that dogged her in the final days of her presidential bid, pushing back on her request for him to seek an outside review.
West Metro
March 9
Medical personnel with the California Air National Guard's 129th Rescue Wing worked Thursday alongside staff from the Centers for Disease Control and

Stranded on a cruise ship, Minn. passengers await a two-week quarantine — and better food

Some wish the food was better, and all are anxious about the impending quarantine on land.
South Metro
March 7

Twin Cities metro police blotter, March 8

COLUMBUS FEB. 19 Vandalism. Hay bales were set on fire in the 14700 block of NE. Hornsby Street. EXCELSIOR JAN. 31 Burglary. A…
West Metro
March 6

Maple Grove woman killed her boyfriend after he assaulted her, charges say

The victim's identity has not been released. He suffered several gunshot wounds to his back, side and the back of his head, the charges said.
West Metro
March 6

Man shot, wounded on bus in New Hope

The shooting happened around 9 p.m. at N. 42nd and Gettysburg avenues.
West Metro
March 5
Police in Maple Grove were investigating a shooting at a townhome on Thursday night.

Suspicious death at Maple Grove townhome under investigation

Officers were called to the scene in the 6000 block of Magda Drive just before 7 p.m.
State + Local
March 5
Minnesotans voted in the presidential primary Tuesday.

How Minnesota voted in the 2020 Democratic primary, precinct by precinct

Explore a detailed map of each precinct's result showing where Joe Biden bested his rivals across Minnesota.
South Metro
March 5
TanyaMarie Miller, left, and Taran Cortez Miller.

Man fatally shot teen in Savage Target parking lot during drug deal with son, charges say

Taran Cortez Miller, of Prior Lake, and his 16-year-old son are charged with second-degree murder, while TanyaMarie Miller, 43, is charged with aiding an offender after the fact.
South Metro
March 4
Samuel Keezer Credit: Facebook

Teen shot dead in Target parking lot in Savage ID'd; couple and son jailed

The 16-year-old was shot in the head Friday outside the store, according to the medical examiner.
West Metro
March 4

22-year term for Maple Grove man who murdered mother, injured father

A Maple Grove man who beat his 68-year-old mother to death and severely injured her husband during what the father suspected was a methamphetamine-fueled rage…
South Metro
March 4

Savage police arrest three in fatal shooting of teen in Target parking lot

Two adults and one juvenile were arrested Tuesday.
West Metro
March 3
Under a proposal recommended by city staff, parking on Wooddale Avenue between 44th Street and 42 1/2 Street in St. Louis Park would be removed to mak

Plan for controversial bike lane wins approval in St. Louis Park

Construction on Wooddale Avenue could begin this fall.
West Metro
March 3
Steven Markey

17-year-old admits to shooting, killing man in car in NE. Minneapolis

The 39-year-old man was targeted for robbery by the Coon Rapids teen and his younger accomplice, according to prosecutors.
West Metro
March 2

Man found dead in Orono house fire

One man is dead following a house fire Sunday night in Orono.Two other men who were in a room on the second floor of the…
West Metro
March 2
Carrie LaMott Credit: Facebook

Woman dead in bathtub, husband shot in head at home west of Twin Cities

Authorities say scene appeared to be attempted murder-suicide.
West Metro
March 2

Jury rules in favor of airport police officer in whistleblower case

Whistleblower said he was denied promotions after reporting on colleague.
West Metro
March 2
Eaglebrook Church pastor Bob Merritt, right, thanked his staff and congregation at his retirement service on Sunday, March 1.

Thousands flock to Eagle Brook megachurch as pastor retires

Leader at state's largest megachurch retired Sunday, marking the end of era.
West Metro
March 1
Three Rivers Park District aims to complete the last segment of the Bassett Creek Regional Trail along Golden Valley Road and add a connecting segment

Three Rivers Park District aims to fill missing link on popular bike trail

Three Rivers Park District set out 20 years ago to build a network of urban bicycle and pedestrian trails through the metro’s northwestern suburbs, and…
West Metro
February 29

Witold Borowski, who witnessed much history, dies at 96

Borowski's life straddled Poland and the U.S., "integrated into the American community, but not forgetting the Polish part," his daughter said.
West Metro
February 29
Using marbles and jars, Victoria residents Sheila Butler, Jerret Coon and Christian Pederson practiced distributing budget items in Victoria's Citizen

Victoria's Citizens Academy shows the complexities of city government

Participants learn about utilities, road construction, public safety, sewers.