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Young meth cell ringleader linked to record Minnesota bust pleads guilty

Macrina Perez, 25, pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute methamphetamine on Tuesday to avoid a September trial on charges carrying a possible lifetime prison sentence. After Perez entered her plea on Tuesday, Senior U.S. District Court Judge Ann Montgomery said she would sentence her on Jan. 9.

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-08-14 12:19:00

Coon Rapids PD investigating video showing young girl smoking weed

COON RAPIDS, Minn. (KMSP)- Police in Coon Rapids, Minnesota are investigating after a video showing a teenage girl smoking marijuana with a younger relative surfaced over the weekend.

FOX9.COM - 2018-08-13 17:00:00

High turnout reported for Minnesota primary elections

High-stakes races for governor, two U.S. Senate seats, eight Congressional districts, attorney general and several state House seats were on the ballot, as were nonpartisan contests for county, municipal and school board positions.

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-08-15 01:59:35

Shooter admits to midday drive-by killing in north Minneapolis

Stevevontae D. Champion, of Minneapolis, admitted in Hennepin County District Court to second-degree intentional murder in connection with the shooting of Roderick Evans, 40, on May 11, 2017, near the corner of 6th Street and 36th Avenue N.

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-08-14 22:39:00

Red-headed woodpeckers find a home in East Bethel, Minnesota

Red-headed woodpeckers are uncommon in Minnesota, but not in East Bethel, 30 minutes north of Minneapolis.The state's largest colony of this bird — colonial nesters of striking appearance — is at the Cedar Creek Science Reserve, just off state Hwy. 65.This nine-square-mile site contains 400 acres of

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-08-14 10:43:00

Growing Minneapolis homeless camp raises public health alarms

Katherine "Kat" Yanez stepped out of her tent, took a long drag from her cigarette, and scanned the faces outside a row of tents for signs that someone was overdosing on heroin.A longtime heroin user herself, Yanez has learned to spot the symptoms: the slackened jaw, pale lips and drooping eyelids.

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-08-13 15:18:00

The Latest: Somali-American wins Minnesota US House primary

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on Minnesota's primary election (all times local):8:59 p.m.Minnesota state Rep. Ilhan Omar, the nation's first Somali-American legislator, has won a crowded Democratic primary to replace Rep. Keith Ellison in Congress.

POST-BULLETIN - 2018-08-15 01:56:25

At 'The Wall,' homeless people survive day by day

He wants you to see the tents, the lawn chairs, the water coolers and the shopping carts filled with trash bags, resting in front of a highway barrier near the intersection of Hiawatha and Cedar in South Minneapolis. This community of homeless people, consisting almost entirely of Native Americans f

KARE - 2018-08-14 20:24:28

Husband, Father Killed Riding Motorcycle In The Twin Cities

TWIN CITIES, MN — A Brooklyn Park man who was the father of four children died Friday in a vehicle crash in the north metro. Travis John Eckman, 40, was riding a 2009 Suzuki sport bike eastbound on Interstate 694 at Humboldt in Brooklyn Center.

PATCH - 2018-08-13 13:40:49

New crashes tangle traffic on I-35W and I-35E in north metro

Just as traffic was recovering from an earlier crash, a new mishap has traffic jamming on southbound I-35W in the north metro.The latest is near County Road 88 in New Brighton.Over on I-35E, look for a crash in the southbound lanes at Little Canada Road.At 7:25 a.m., drivers on the westbound Crossto

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-08-13 07:26:00

Minneapolis family business vandalized, owner harassed

A Minneapolis woman says she and her daughter were targets of racism all while trying to do their job. https://kare11.tv/2OzS7Pl

KARE - 2018-08-13 23:29:49

Ellison denies domestic abuse allegation

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Congressman Keith Ellison, one of five DFL candidates for attorney general in Tuesday's primary, is now the subject of a domestic abuse allegation made by his ex-girlfriend -- which include the alleged existence of a video showing Ellison dragging the woman, Karen Monahan, off a


Minnesota's Lindsay Whalen Announces Retirement From WNBA

"I would like to thank the WNBA, the Connecticut Sun, and the Minnesota Lynx for believing in me all of these years. I look forward to the next chapter in my basketball career and wish my Lynx coaches and teammates all of the best in the future."

PATCH - 2018-08-13 15:09:03

Officer responds to naked jet skiers call - CO Reports: August...

CO Jim Guida (Brainerd East) worked boating and watercraft safety during the week. Numerous boaters were out trying to cool off during hot weather. An increase in bow riding above the stern and riding on the gunwales was detected. Enforcement action was taken. One boater was advised to replace their

PINE AND LAKES NEWS - 2018-08-13 19:16:39

Woman Dies of Apparent CO Poisoning, 3 Officers Treated

MAPLE GROVE, Minn. (AP) _ A woman has died of apparent carbon monoxide poisoning in a northwestern Minneapolis suburb, and three police officers were treated for exposure to the fumes.

WJON.COM - 2018-08-13 08:15:09

Free plant, insect diagnostic clinics in Anoka County

A free plant and insect diagnostic clinic is available to Anoka County residents from the Anoka County Master Gardeners.Clinics are 6-8 p.m. Wednesday evenings through Aug. 22 at the Bunker Hill Activities Center, 550 Bunker Lake Blvd. NW, Andover. Samples can also be brought to the Master Gardener

HOMETOWNSOURCE.COM - 2018-08-13 14:17:00

St. Paul police investigating death in Dayton’s Bluff neighborhood

St. Paul police are investigating a death in the Dayton’s Bluff neighborhood.Crime scene tape cordoned off the intersection of Etna and 6th streets Sunday evening, but no information about the circumstances surrounding the death was immediately released.A press conference is expected shortly, accord


Night to Unite 2018 in Blaine and Spring Lake Park

Neighbors and law enforcement got out of the house and met each other at block parties during Night to Unite Aug. 7.Blaine police and Conservation and Highway Patrol officers gathered in City Hall before breaking out to visit the approximately 146 block parties across the city. Officers spread out t

HOMETOWNSOURCE.COM - 2018-08-13 14:09:00

Coon Rapids police investigating possible child drug use

COON RAPIDS, Minn. (KMSP)- Police in Coon Rapids, Minnesota, are investigating after someone posted a video to social media that appears to show children using drugs.


Two seriously injured in motorcycle crash in Maple Grove

Maple Grove, MN (KFGO) - Two Coon Rapids, Minnesota men were critically injured in a crash Saturday afternoon.