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Police: Ex-boyfriend killed Edina woman in Minnesota, burned body in New Orleans

Cristina Prodan was killed in Minnesota, and her body was driven to New Orleans and burned by her ex-boyfriend, according to a newly released criminal court document. Prodan, a 27-year-old Edina woman, was reported missing by her mother Jan. 5. The suspect, Joseph Porter, 25, had met Prodan on Faceb

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-01-19 21:01:00

AT&T store robbed in Shakopee

An AT&T office was robbed Thursday afternoon in Shakopee, according to police. Shakopee police were called to the AT&T Spring Mobile office at 8022 Old Carriage Court at 2:02 p.m. Thursday after a silent alarm was activated, according to Shakopee Police Capt. Craig Robson. Employees reported believi

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2018-01-19 20:41:00

Super Bowl Live: Free Concert Series Lineup Announced

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis and the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee Friday announced several more musical acts and a full schedule of performers who will play free concerts at Super Bowl Live, the 10-day festival along Nicollet Mall that will be free and open to the public. Showc

PATCH - 2018-01-19 19:39:13

Woman charged for setting multiple fires at St. Kate's

ST. PAUL, Minn. - A woman who intentionally set a series of fires this week in multiple buildings at St. Kate's University is now charged with first-degree arson. According to the criminal charges, Tnuza Jamal Hassan, 19, of Minneapolis admitted to investigators she wanted "the school to burn to th

KARE - 2018-01-19 20:33:00

Winter Storm Watch Issued for 19 Minn. Counties, Twin Cities Included

The watch is in effect from 6 p.m. Sunday until 3 p.m. Monday and counties affected are Anoka, Blue Earth, Brown, Carver, Dakota, Goodhue, Hennepin, Le Sueur, Martin, McLeod, Nicollet, Ramsey, Redwood, Rice, Scott, Sibley, Waseca, Washington and Watonwan. Yuhas said Friday that while changes to the

KSTP - 2018-01-19 16:17:00

Driver hit by SUV that spun into wrong late in Shakopee dies

A motorist who was hit by an SUV that spun into the wrong lane in the southwest metro on New Year's Day has died, authorities said Thursday. Rebecca L. Proteaux, 69, was traveling south on Hwy. 101 near Huber Park in Shakopee early in the evening, when a northbound vehicle struck her, according poli

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-01-18 21:04:00

20 pounds of the drug khat bound for Minnetonka seized

A nearly 20-pound parcel of khat headed for Minnesota was intercepted by customs officials in Philadelphia this month. On Jan. 11, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection inspectors discovered 19 pounds of the leafy drug - with a street value of roughly $5,000 - in a parcel headed to an address in Mi

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-01-19 13:58:22

Will We Finally Break the No-Show-Snow Curse? Messy Monday for Commuters

Pass the Smelling Salts. Could it happen? Absolutely. NOAA models have been fairly consistent the last 36 hours, showing an axis of heavy snow over southern and central Minnesota. In line with the ECMWF model I suspect this band of heavy snow will wind up farther south than advertised. NAM guidance

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-01-20 05:43:00

Man killed in Tavares shooting ID'd; Gunmen still at large

TAVARES - Police are still searching for two men in the shooting death of a man at Rosewood Apartments Wednesday morning. Police responding to a woman screaming for help in a 911 call at 11 a.m. found Luis Meraz, 25, dead at 655 E. Rosewood Lane. Police are searching for two men who left in a white

DAILY COMMERCIAL - 2018-01-19 21:34:19

Lady Lake woman arrested on drug charges after spotted driving without headlights

Brianna Johnson A Lady Lake woman was arrested on drug charges after she was spotted driving without headlights. Briana Rachele Johnson, 22, had been driving at 1 a.m. Friday at Palm Street and Lemon Street when a Lake County sheriff's deputies noticed she was driving without headlights. Johnson att

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-01-19 21:02:34

Operation Homebound volunteer discovers 86-year-old man dead in home in Water Oak

An Operation Homebound volunteer discovered an 86-year-old man dead in his home in Water Oak. The volunteer had arrived at the home to deliver a meal on Jan. 12 and found it unusual that the man did not meet her at the door as was customary, according to an incident report from the Lady Lake Police

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-01-19 23:00:52

Woman arrested after alleged attack on boyfriend at laundromat in The Villages

A woman was arrested after an alleged attack on her boyfriend at a laundromat in The Villages.The Rock N Wash Laundromat at La Plaza Grande. Rose Macri, 23, was arrested on a charge of domestic battery after she charged at her boyfriend and punched him several times on Jan. 11 at the Rock and Wash l

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-01-19 23:08:16

Woman transported by ambulance to Villages hospital after ingesting boyfriend's pills at The Quarters Apartments

A 24-year-old woman was transported by ambulance from The Quarters Apartments to The Villages Regional Hospital after ingesting prescription medicine that belonged to her boyfriend. Emergency responders were called at about 2 a.m. Wednesday to the apartment complex on Teague Trail in Lady Lake. The

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-01-19 21:58:55

Leesburg man gets 40 years for child pornography conviction

A Leesburg man will spend the next 40 years in federal prison for producing and sharing child pornography, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida announced Thursday. Thomas Edward Abney Jr. was already a registered sex offender after a 2005 conviction for possession of child porn

DAILY COMMERCIAL - 2018-01-19 22:12:42

Report: Sex offender caught with child porn

His Ocklawaha home was searched OCKLAWAHA - A registered sex offender was arrested Thursday and charged with 20 counts of possessing child pornography. Donald Matthew Metzler was taken into custody at his residence, 12680 SE 143rd Court, Ocklawaha, and transported to the Marion County Jail for booki

STAR-BANNER - 2018-01-19 21:39:42

Caretaker at Villages assisted living facility reportedly helped herself to blind woman's bank account

Sumter Place assisted living facility A caretaker who worked at a Villages assisted living facility was arrested after allegedly helping herself to a blind woman's bank account. The son of a 78-year-old woman at Sumter Place assisted living facility discovered more than $4,000 in mysterious charges

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-01-19 23:42:03

Twin sisters found dead in Brooklyn apartment after flood prompts investigation

They were inseparable, right up to the end. Twin sisters who called Crown Heights, Brooklyn, their home for more than 20 years were found dead Friday after a flood in their basement began endangering neighboring houses, cops said. Marie Lynne and Marie Anne Alleyne, 69, died as they lived - toget

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-20 01:21:36

Elderly Twins Found Dead in Grisly Discovery at Brooklyn Home

Two elderly twins were found dead in an apartment they shared in Brooklyn on Friday, according to authorities and neighbors. The two women in their 70s likely died of natural causes, but their bodies were badly decomposed and had been there for sometime, according to police, who responded around 2 p

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-01-19 21:16:29

2 bodies found when FDNY responds to water leak in Brooklyn home

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn - Two bodies were discovered in a Brooklyn home after authorities were called to the location about a water leak, sources said Friday. FDNY responded about 2:30 p.m. to a home on Union Street near Franklin Avenue in Crown Heights. When they went inside, the first responders f

PIX11.COM - 2018-01-19 21:22:43

Correction officer faces life in prison for raping female inmate

Time's up for a correction officer convicted Friday of repeatedly raping a female inmate. Carlos Martinez forced the prisoner into sex and kept her quiet by threatening to toss her in solitary confinement, Brooklyn federal jurors decided. Martinez, 48, shook his head slightly and stared ahead as

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-20 03:55:53