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St. Cloud man escapes injury in fatal 6-vehicle crash that closed Interstate 94 for hours

One other person had life-threatening injuries, Robyn Grebinoski, 38, of Otsego, a passenger in one of the vehicles. The driver, Darrin Grebinoski, 40 of Otsego, received injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening.


2 suspects at large after holding 2 people captive during Waite Park armed robbery

The robbery was reported by an alarm company at 11:42 p.m. Thursday on the 1500 block of County Road 137, according to police. When officers arrived, they found a side door to a business had been forcibly opened as well as the door to an adjacent private residence.

ST. CLOUD TIMES - 2018-08-17 20:17:00

EB I-94 shut down in Rogers due to fatal crash

A semi heading westbound crossed over the median into the eastbound lanes, striking four vehicles, according to the State Patrol. One person was killed and another was airlifted to North Memorial.


Monticello Man Hurt in Highway 25 Crash

BIG LAKE -- A Monticello man was hurt in a two-vehicle crash in Big Lake.The incident happened Tuesday shortly after 5:00 p.m. on Highway 25 near Terry Town Road.The Minnesota State Patrol says a van driven by 70-year-oldElaine Farnamof Monticello was heading south on Highway 23 when she stopped for


Waite Park Police Investigating Report of Armed Break-In

WAITE PARK -- Waite Park Police are investigating a report of an armed break-in at a home and an adjacent business in the 1500 block of County Road 137.Officers were dispatched on an alarm call Thursday night just before midnight. Police arrived to find a side door to the business and a second door

WJON.COM - 2018-08-17 13:33:08

Portion of Highway 16 to close Monday for three weeks

The crossings will be installed at four school locations in the city: Jackson Elementary, Shakopee High School, Sun Path Elementary, and Shakopee Area Catholic School. Improvements will include rectangular rapid flash beacons, installation of pedestrian ramps and new pavement markings, and installat

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2018-08-17 20:16:00

The West Hennepin Police department adds gun-mounted cameras

INDEPENDENCE, Minn.(KARE11)On Thursday West Hennepin Police Chief Gary Kroells showed that small doesn't necessarily mean technologically behind by rolling out gun-mounted cameras."We felt that a weapon-mounted camera best served our needs for our department," Kroells said. "To capture the low frequ

VALLEYNEWSLIVE.COM - 2018-08-17 06:18:00

Arizona Man Hurt in Two Vehicle Crash in Buffalo

BUFFALO -- An Arizona man is hurt after a two vehicle crash in Wright County Thursday morning.The incident happened just after 11:00 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 55 and 3rd Street South in Buffalo.The Minnesota State Patrol says 73-year-oldCraig Annis, from Phoenix, Arizona, was heading west

WJON.COM - 2018-08-16 14:10:25

Man charged after repeatedly exposing himself outside St. Paul homes and peeping in windows, authorities say

A St. Paul man faces charges after breaking into the front porch of a St. Paul home last spring and masturbating while peering into the resident’s windows, authorities say.Police suspect Gentry James Johnson was involved in similar incidents reported around the city earlier this summer.The 38-year-o

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-08-17 19:38:52

Elk River Family Shares Story Of Child's Fall From Window

It was May 1, 2016, and Jenny Anderson welcomed the fresh air into her home after a long closed-window winter. Michael, then 3 years old, leaned against and fell through the screen. He landed two stories below on his head.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-08-16 18:08:59

Update: Monticello man killed in I-94 crash

A Monticello man was killed and an Otsego woman seriously injured when a delivery truck went through a median and vaulted into oncoming traffic on Interstate 94 at about 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15 near Maple Grove.Two vehicles were hit head-on, including a 2018 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Kevin


Charges: Oak Park Heights inmate left deep, long razor slashes on officer's face, scalp

An Oak Park Heights prison inmate slashed the face of a corrections officer, saying he wanted to make sure the officer would never forget him, according to charges.Joshua L. Smith, 28, serving a long sentence out of Benton County for aiding and abetting murder, was charged in Washington County Distr

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-08-16 16:26:00

State Patrol releases new details on fatal I-94 crash in Maple Grove

MAPLE GROVE — A six-vehicle crash on Interstate 94 resulted in one fatality and hours upon hours of backed-up commuter traffic the morning of Wednesday, Aug. 15, near Brockton Lane.


Authorities shut down eastbound I-94 in Rogers due to multi-vehicle crash

Authorities have shut down eastbound Interstate 94 at the Main Street/Hwy. 101 exit in Rogers due to a multi-vehicle crash ahead at Brockton Lane.A semitrailer truck and several vehicles were involved in the wreck, which occurred around 6:30 a.m. There are injuries and air care is landing on the fr


More details released in appeal to find missing Osseo man

Robert Quade was last seen at a Shell gas station, on Edina Industrial Boulevard, just off of Hwy. 100 in Edina, on Friday, Aug. 5.

BRINGMETHENEWS.COM - 2018-08-16 16:05:01

Driver killed after semi crosses I-94 median

MAPLE GROVE, Minn. - The State Patrol says one person is dead after a semi crossed the median on I-94 between Maple Grove and Rogers Wednesday morning.It happened just before 6:30 a.m. in the eastbound lanes near Brockton Lane. In a post on Twitter the State Patrol said the westbound semi crossed th


Around the state: Passengers help deliver baby born on bus

Father charged with gravely injuring infantAPPLE VALLEY — A father with a lengthy criminal record is charged with inflicting life-threatening injuries on his newborn son in Apple Valley.Michael Herbal, 32, is charged in Dakota County District Court with first-degree assault and malicious punishment


1 Dead After Semi Crosses Over Median On I-94: State Patrol

MAPLE GROVE, MN — Interstate 94 eastbound is completely closed at Highway 101 following a fatal crash. The Minnesota State Patrol said a semi heading westbound crossed over median into eastbound lanes, striking four cars.


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.


BCA: Man killed by St. Paul police aimed gun at roommate's head moments earlier

In the moments leading up to St. Paul police fatally shooting a man earlier this month, the suspect squeezed off two gunshots in the apartment in a fit of rage and then pointed the gun at his roommate’s head, investigators are disclosing in a newly filed court document.The first glimpse into 43-year