West Metro
June 17

Bloomington restaurant owner shot, critically wounded during robbery attempt

Kevan Tran was shot in the abdomen and hand, according to emergency dispatch audio.
Data Drop
June 17
Hundreds of people marched in the "No Bail" 10K March, which started at U.S. Bank and ended up closing the 35W bridge in both directions on May 31.

Following historic unrest, police data show a quieter Minneapolis

Police reports spiked, then dipped surrounding the unrest triggered by George Floyd's death.
West Metro
June 16
Seyed Sajjad Shahidian, 33, pleaded guilty Tuesday in a federal court in Minneapolis to a conspiracy charge related to financial transactions with Ira

Iranian CEO pleads guilty to multimillion-dollar fraud conspiracy in Minnesota

Seyed Sajjad Shahidian admitted to making nearly two dozen illegal payments to Digital River in Minnetonka.
West Metro
June 16
Minnesota State Auditor Julie Blaha

Robbinsdale schools urged to shore up finances, practices

State auditor probed 17 areas at the request of citizens and found no evidence of wrongdoing.
West Metro
June 16
Archer Amorosi

Carver County agrees to pay for releasing private records about teen killed by deputies

The information released about their son has become "Archer's legacy," Donald Amorosi said.
West Metro
June 16

Motorcyclist killed in collision on western edge of Twin Cities

The crash involved a pickup truck; that driver was unhurt.
West Metro
June 15

Livestream at Litchfield High School set for student-athlete who died in crash

Dylan Falling was to enter his junior year at Litchfield High School, where he played hockey and football.
West Metro
June 12
West Metro
June 12
The Lowry Avenue bridge in Minneapolis closed for about five hours Monday as police investigate a fatal crash at Lowry Avenue and Marshall Street NE.

Charges: Minneapolis man sped, ran red light before causing fiery fatal crash

Abdullahi A. Mohamed, 22, was charged with two counts of criminal vehicular homicide and two counts of criminal vehicular operation.
West Metro
June 10
The theft came amid cancelation of most of the softball group’s 2020 season and fundraising events.

At least $90,000 missing from Bloomington girls' softball association

Bloomington police made an arrest and are investigating.
West Metro
June 10
An Edina Realty agent was terminated after posting on Facebook about tearing down Black Lives Matters posters in Edina. In 2018, demonstrators gathere

Edina Realty agent terminated after tearing down Black Lives Matter posters

Edina Realty's director of marketing confirmed the company ended its relationship with Babette Gillet Bean after being made aware of the Facebook posts.
Coronavirus
June 10
The Edina Art Fair is traditionally held the first full weekend in June and claims to be the first major art fair of the year in Minnesota.

Edina Art Fair canceled due to COVID-19 after initial postponement

Concerns about COVID-19 force decision by 50th & France business group.
South Metro
June 9
Timothy Guion

Former Marine arrested after Shakopee man, 65, fatally shot in break-in

Timothy Guion was shot in the head during a break-in by someone he likely did not know, according to authorities.
West Metro
June 9
Dr. Andrew Baker, Hennepin County's medical examiner, shown in 2012.

Hennepin County commissioner challenges reappointment of medical examiner

Conley said she was displeased with Baker's autopsy of George Floyd.
West Metro
June 9

Motorcyclist killed in Carver County collision was Mayer man

The crash occurred about Saturday afternoon in Hollywood Township.
West Metro
June 8

Man and his daughter, 5, shot at White Bear Lake boat launch

A man and his young daughter were shot Monday afternoon near a boat launch on White Bear Lake.The 24-year-old man suffered a noncritical gunshot wound.…
West Metro
June 8
University of St. Thomas students walked to classes in 2019. UST will begin gradually opening next week and reopen to students for fall semester.

University of St. Thomas plans to reopen campus by August

Gradual reopening by August starts next week.
West Metro
June 7
Daniel Mack

ID'd: Man fatally shot in head in Minneapolis, found outside hospital

The 26-year-old from Brooklyn Park was shot in the head, authorities said.
South Metro
June 6

Twin Cities metro police blotter, June 7

ANDOVER MAY 18 Vandalism. Eggs were thrown at a shed and SpaghettiOs dumped on a vehicle in a driveway in the 16100 block of…
West Metro
June 3
Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington on Sunday said authorities had intercepted plateless cars, which often had their lights turned off and wind

Charges: Minnesotans drove plateless car, carried guns, hammer during protest

The case conflicts with authorities' initial warnings that "outside agitators" were largely responsible for the havoc that trailed protests.