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2 injured during Brooklyn Park home invasion

BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (KMSP) - One man was shot and another was injured during a home invasion in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota early Friday morning. Brooklyn Park police say three armed masked men broke into a home on the 8000 block of Brunswick Avenue shortly after midnight. When officers arrived on sc

FOX9.COM - 2018-03-23 14:12:00

Woman charged with murder in jailhouse heroin overdose

MINNEAPOLIS - A Plymouth woman was charged with third-degree murder for providing a fatal dose of heroin to another inmate, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced Friday. Cortney Ann Metcalfe, 31, was charged in the January death of a woman - a county attorney news release calls her K.D. -

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2018-03-23 19:29:00

Police report: After judge pulled over for DWI, he told St. Paul officer he was a judge and asked to walk home

As a St. Paul police officer told a suspected drunk driver to get in his squad car, the man responded, "I am a Ramsey County judge" and asked the officer to allow him to walk home, according to police reports made public Friday.G. Tony Atwal (Courtesy of the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office) The offic

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-03-24 00:31:46

Six-hour standoff in Minneapolis ends with arrest of armed robbery suspect

At about 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, Minneapolis Police received a report of an armed robbery at 30th and Upton Avenue North. The victim said the mugger ran into a nearby house. When police arrived, the man refused to come out. So began a six-hour standoff, involving dozens of heavily armed officers from t

CITY PAGES - 2018-03-22 18:01:00

Vikings' Joe Berger, content with his career, retires: 'I'm not trying to pretend I'm not going to miss it'

It was 15 years ago this spring that Michigan Tech decided to end its football program, in a move that Joe Berger figured would end his playing career. His unlikely story - from a program that opted to drop football before reversing course, to nearly a decade spent mostly as a NFL journeyman and ult

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-03-23 23:01:00

Gander Outdoors offers a surprise as it reopens six Minnesota stores this year

With the last vestiges of Gander Mountain gone, the outdoors retailer now called Gander Outdoors is expected to reopen six Minnesota stores this year. Two stores in Lakeville and Hermantown have been back in business for more than a month and the Forest Lake store set up shop earlier this week. Its

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-03-23 20:44:00

Minneapolis releases draft of 20-year plan for city

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A new proposed plan aims to make Minneapolis taller, greener and more equitable. Minnesota Public Radio reports that officials released the first draft of the Minneapolis 2040 plan Thursday. It has policy recommendations about housing, transportation, economic development, public

KBJR6.COM - 2018-03-23 19:09:00

Wisconsin man and woman charged with buying guns for Minneapolis felon

Two Wisconsin residents were charged in St. Paul Thursday for their involvement in a firearms straw purchasing conspiracy, which is a federal offense, according to U.S. Attorney Gregory Brooker. Michael Patrick Coupe, 27, and Jamie Fleming, 30, both from Hayward, Wis., made an initial appearance bef

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-03-24 02:08:56

Carver County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the following calls

At 12:09 p.m., responded to the 6900 block of Tecumseh Lane, Chanhassen, for report of a theft. At 10:46 p.m, responded to the 200 block of 3rd Street West, Carver, where a Carver man was arrested on an outstanding warrant. March 15 At 11:04 a.m,. responded to Galpin Boulevard and Highway 5, Chanhas

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2018-03-22 13:00:00

South Minneapolis barbershop offers free haircuts for the homeless for March

MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) - A south Minneapolis barbershop's effort to help the homeless this month is getting some buzz. A meaningful encounter inspired Anthony Gulyard Jr. of One 21 Barbers to offer free haircuts to the homeless the rest of the March. "It feels amazing," said Guyard. "It feels humbling.


Department says two guards assaulted Wednesday at Fort Dodge prison

Boy Scouts honor volunteers for their hard workBoy Scouts honor volunteers for their hard work The Gamehaven Council of the Boy Scouts of America got together to honor those that put in the hours that sometimes go unnoticed.More >> The Gamehaven Council of the Boy Scouts of America got together to h

KTTC - 2018-03-23 05:41:00

South Lake Minnetonka Public Safety Report: March 5 to 14

Included in the Excelsior Fire District March 5 to 11 reports were these incidents: March 5 - Power line down at Minnetonka Boulevard in Deephaven. March 6 - Medical at Linden Street in Excelsior. March 6 - Mutual aid to Eden Prairie Fire. March 7 - Medical at Lawtonka Drive in Shorewood. March 7 -

HOMETOWNSOURCE.COM - 2018-03-23 11:00:00

Former Minneapolis Police Officer Released From Jail

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - A former Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an unarmed woman last year is out of jail. A judge set Mohamed Noor's bond at $400,000 which he posted shortly after. Noor is charged with third degree murder in the death of 40-year-old Australian Justine Ruszczyk Damond.

KVRR.COM - 2018-03-22 22:52:15

Minneapolis man accused of abusing girls in "house of horrors" to appear in court

A Minneapolis man accused of raping, beating and torturing his twin daughters is scheduled to make a pretrial court appearance in late June in Hennepin County District Court. Jerry Lee Curry, 52, who was arrested on Feb. 21, is accused of subjecting the 21-year-olds with developmental disabilities t

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-03-22 19:02:00

Minnetonka entrepreneur creates bra accessory for big-breasted women

Minnetonka entrepreneur Judy Samson has turned a handmade tool that she has used every day for eight years into a patent-pending product. Her product reached the General Store of Minnetonka's shelves about a month ago and has already sold out three times. That product is Bra Bridge, a polyester acce


Former Minneapolis cop's bail lowered in Justine Damond case

Bail has been cut from $500,000 to $400,000 for a fired Minneapolis police officer charged with murder in the shooting of an unarmed Australian woman. Mohamed Noor made his first court appearance Wednesday in the July death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond, who had called 911 to report a possible sexual a


Driver In Fatal Crash Released Without Being Charged

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - The St. Paul man being held in the death of an Uber driver from Minneapolis has been released from jail without being charged with a crime. The accident happened last Friday night in north Minneapolis. Police said an SUV struck an Uber car in the intersection, sending it into a


Unextinguished cigarettes caused fatal Minneapolis fire

Investigators say unextinguished cigarettes caused a fatal house fire in northeast Minneapolis last weekend. The Minneapolis Fire Department says the fire was started on the first floor by cigarettes that ignited a sofa in the living room. The cause of the fire was ruled unintentional. Sixty-three-y

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-03-23 02:42:35

Winter storm watch: 3-8 inches of snow possible Friday-Saturday

A winter storm watch is in effect from Friday evening through Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service. Heavy snow is possible, with accumulations of 3-8 inches throughout the area, including Carver, Scott and Hennepin counties. Plan on difficult travel conditions, with wind gusts


6 men charged in St. Paul underage sex-trafficking sting

Six men were arrested after authorities say they tried to engage in prostitution with a minor during a sex-trafficking sting conducted in St. Paul this winter. The men were charged Tuesday in Ramsey County District Court. Each responded to an ad posted by law enforcement on Backpage.com's dating sec