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Man dies after shooting in South Minneapolis Friday night

(KMSP) - A man died Friday night after he was dropped off at the hospital, and police believe his death is connected to a shooting in south Minneapolis. Around 10:30 p.m., officers responded to a report of a possible shooting in the area of 43rd St. E and 1st Avenue South. They were unable to locate

FOX9.COM - 2018-03-17 14:08:00

MISSING: Woman last seen leaving Walmart in Cambridge, Minn.

CAMBRIDGE, Minn. (KMSP) - Police in Cambridge, Minnesota, are asking for help finding 19-year-old Teagan Grass of Isanti. According to a release, Grass walked away from the Walmart in Cambridge around 4 p.m. on Friday and headed in an unknown direction. Authorities are concerned for her safety. Gras

FOX9.COM - 2018-03-17 15:34:00

Kidnapping, sex trafficking charges lead from Treasure Island hotel room

An arrest warrant was issued for a Rosemount man earlier in March following an investigation of criminal activity at Treasure Island Resort & Casino in October of 2017. Thomas Lee Kirven, 29, was taken into custody March 7 on felony charges of kidnapping, first-degree sex trafficking, cause or permi

REPUBLICAN-EAGLE - 2018-03-17 12:50:00

Man dies after being pulled from fire at Mpls. home

Minneapolis recorded its first fatal fire of the year on Saturday night. MINNEAPOLIS - A man pulled from a fire at a Minneapolis home on Saturday night has died. Firefighters were called to the home on the 1100 block of 23rd Ave. N. around 6:15 p.m. on a report of a fire. When they arrived, they f

KARE - 2018-03-18 05:23:00

Hugo man sentenced to 26 years for raping woman with disabilities

A man found guilty of repeatedly raping and abusing a Hugo woman who has developmental disabilities has been sentenced in Washington County District Court to 26 years in prison.Omar A. Muhammad (Courtesy of the Washington County sheriff's office) Judge Greg Galler sentenced Omar Muhammad, 21, of Hug

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-03-16 17:29:44

Stillwater revitalized after bridge closing

Construction continues on Lora hotel on the south end of Main Street in Stillwater on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. The closing of an old two-lane lift bridge has helped spark a rebirth in eastern Minnesota. Stillwater leaders tell The Pioneer Press that a wave of young investors, hoteliers and restaura

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-03-17 16:04:29

1 critically injured in north Minneapolis crash that caused power outage

MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) - One person is critically injured after a crash in north Minneapolis Friday night. Police responded to the crash around 9:25 p.m. at Plymouth Avenue North and Lyndale Avenue North where three people were injured. According to police, a car was heading east Plymouth Ave. and an SU

FOX9.COM - 2018-03-17 13:57:00

Diners find a new Oasis on the road to Stillwater

Craig Beemer was no stranger to business when he bought the Oasis Cafe in Stillwater back in 2008. He had studied finance in college, run a local marketing service and later an import business based in Hong Kong. His background is likely why he keeps such neat records of every sale he's made since D

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-03-17 15:54:00

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Inmate charged with assaulting deputy

HASTINGS, Minn. - An inmate at the Dakota County Jail is charged with assault after he repeatedly punched a correctional deputy in the face. According to criminal charges, Aziz Holmes, 23, of Brooklyn Center, was being escorted from the shower back to his cell at the jail on March 3, when he sudden


30-Mile Pursuit For Felony Suspect Started In Stillwater: Cops

STILLWATER, MN - A 30-mile police pursuit that began at the Washington County Government Center ended on Interstate 35E at County Road J in White Bear Township Wednesday, authorities said. The Washington County Sheriff's Office attempted to arrest 19-year-old Howard Peter Johnson just before 12:20 p


Bacon flights and smoking cocktails are star attractions at new Stillwater restaurant

A new restaurant featuring burgers, bacon flights and smoking cocktails has opened in downtown Stillwater, continuing the food and beverage growth in the charming riverside town. Brick & Bourbon (215 Main St. S., Stillwater, brickandbourbon.com) debuted in the former Green Room location in January,


Man gets 20 years for killing food truck mechanic in north Minneapolis

A 32-year-old man has been sentenced to more than 20 years for killing a mechanic working on a food truck in north Minneapolis over a $600 debt. Henry Cousins, of Minneapolis, was sentenced Tuesday in Hennepin County District Court in connection with the Nov. 6 shooting of 26-year-old David R. Ryman


Teen Arrested After Leading Deputies On 30-Mile Car Chase

Howard Johnson (credit: Washington Co. Sheriff/MnDOT) The Washington County Sheriff's Office says 19-year-old Howard Johnson, of Stillwater, has a felony warrant in Ramsey County. Around noon Thursday, he was at the Washington County Government Center and deputies tried to arrest him. He ran away, g


Employee at Little Canada group home accused of sexually assaulting woman with severe disabilities

An employee at a Little Canada group home is accused of sexually assaulting a woman with severe mental and physical disabilities who lives at the residence. Peter Daniel Hackman, 27, was charged via warrant Wednesday with one count of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, according to the criminal c


Kirk Cousins Officially Signs with Minnesota Vikings

EAGAN, Minn- QB Kirk Cousins has officially signed with the Minnesota Vikings. The deal is reportedly worth $84 million dollars guaranteed, with $6 million dollars in incentives. The largest per-year basis contact in NFL history. EAGAN, Minn- QB Kirk Cousins has officially signed with the Minnesota


Charges: 2 men rob elderly woman at Minneapolis transit center

MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) - Two young men were charged with first degree aggravated robbery after they harassed and robbed an elderly woman Feb. 12 at the Chicago-Lake Transit Center in Minneapolis. According to the criminal complaint, police became aware of the incident through a graphic Facebook video au


Somerset man faces 10 child porn charges

HUDSON - A Somerset man allegedly told investigators he'd saved "a lot" of child porn to his computer. Authorities last week put a number to that estimate - about 10,000 files. That revelation came Friday, March 2, during the initial appearance for Richard J. Caldwell, who faces 10 counts of child p


Update: Unfounded rumor leads to second investigation in Hudson schools

Hudson school officials put a safety plan in place briefly Wednesday morning following rumors of a threat on the heels of a different threat the previous night. A district email said two buildings - Hudson Middle School and Hudson Prairie Elementary - were placed under a "temporary hold" for 12 minu


Three arrested on gun charge are suspected in Bloomington mosque bombing

Three Illinois men are charged with the Aug. 2017 bombing of a Bloomington Islamic center, according to federal prosecutors. The supects were arrested on gun charges and are suspected in the bombing, according to a news release. The U.S. Attorney's office, FBI and Bloomington police are expected to