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Body recovered from water after partially submerged boat found at Mahtomedi park
MAHTOMEDI, Minn. (KMSP)- A Washington County Sheriff's deputy recovered a man's body from the water at a park in Mahtomedi, Minn. after a partially submerged boat was found, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office.
Mohamed Noor attorneys argue to dismiss murder, manslaughter charges in Justine Damond killing
Defense attorneys for the former Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed Justine Ruszczyk Damond last year filed motions asking for dismissal of the murder and manslaughter charges against him, arguing that his attempts to revive her with CPR prove that he wasn’t “depraved” when he pulled the
Monticello man killed in I-94 crash
A semi driving westbound on I-94 when it crossed through a median into on-coming traffic, according to the State Patrol. The semi, driven by John R. Houdyshell of St. Louis Park, crashed into the eastbound traffic, resulting in the six-vehicle crash. Houdyshell was transported to North Memorial Hosp
Career criminal admits to making good on jailhouse vow, killing rival near Mpls. park
Tescil R. Mason-Kimmons, 33, of Minneapolis, admitted this week in Hennepin County District Court to second-degree intentional murder in connection with the Sept. 15, 2017,execution-style shootingof 44-year-old John R. Lacy on a sidewalk bordering Peavey Park near downtown Minneapolis.
Man dies during scuba diving training in lake north of Stillwater
Further information from the sheriff's office was not provided, but theMidWest School of Diving, located in White Bear Lake, says the man was a certified, experienced scuba diver.
Minneapolis restaurant owner charged with tax fraud, under reported sales for three years
According to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office, Thomas Pham, 44, of Plymouth, faces the charges after under reporting his monthly taxable sales by over $118,000.
Vikings, Jaguars practices: Highlights from first day
The Minnesota Vikings and Jacksonville Jaguars are continuing their respective training camps as one this week with the two teams meeting at the TCO Performance Center in Eagan, Minnesota for a few days of joint practices prior to their preseason game against each other at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minne
Help is on the way for large homeless encampment in south Minneapolis
"Unprecedented" effort will offer assistance on housing, medical care, drug treatment.
Atheist activist's rare geodesic dome home hits market in north Minneapolis
Activist and writer Marie Castle never tired of living in the geodesic dome home she built in 1982 in north Minneapolis.“The novelty never wears off,” said Castle in 1994, the year her home was featured on the Minneapolis-St. Paul Home Tour. At that time, it was the first and only geodesic-dome hous
Noor's lawyers want charges dismissed in Damond death
Noor is charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the July 15, 2017, death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond. She was killed after calling 911 to report a possible assault.
St. Paul Man Pleads Guilty in Fatal Shooting Behind Minneapolis Bar
The investigation, which included reviewing footage from surveillance cameras in the area, identified Hersi as the suspect. The complaint alleges he is a member of the St. Paul Pistol Boyz gang and was with a group of people, including the victim, when he fired the fatal shots at close range.
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.
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.
Eagan mom in critical condition after semi crash
Shortly after 11:30 Monday morning, police were called to a crash at Cliff Road and Pilot Knob Road. Investigators say a semi, driven by 50-year-old Todd Franklin, of Randolph, was westbound on Cliff Road when he ran a red light, striking the driver's side of an SUV driven by Tanaka.
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.
SUV Driver Identified In Eagan Crash Involving Semi
Tanaka, 33, was taken to Regions Hospital and remains in critical condition. The driver of the semi, Todd Franklin, 50, was taken to a hospital, treated and released.
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.
Prosecutors: Minneapolis murder suspect pulled gun during fistfight
Prosecutors charged a 33-year-old man with second-degree murder after they say he fatally shot another man during a fistfight last week.Jamar Mullins remained jailed Tuesday for his role in theAug. 9 slayingof Lonzo Washington, 28, in Minneapolis’ Near-North neighborhood. Mullins was set to make his
Family and friends of Stillwater inmates want lockdown to end
The lockdown was instituted on July 18,the day corrections officer Joseph Gomm was bludgeoned to deathwith a hammer and stabbed by inmate Edward Mohammed Johnson, who was serving time for homicide.
Emergency Repairs Needed On New St. Croix Crossing Bridge
WASHINGTON COUNTY, MN — Repairs to a storm sewer pipe on the Wisconsin bluff at the end of the new Highway 36 St. Croix River Crossing bridge will begin early Monday, Aug. 20. The storm sewer pipe on the bluff along the St. Croix River was damaged during a heavy rainstorm the week of June 23.