Nearly eight years after a fire destroyed a family’s home in Prior Lake, the homeowner’s son has been convicted of intentionally setting the blaze, possibly in an attempt to obtain insurance money for the family. It was an unusual case in that it took so long to be resolved. Charges were filed in December 2009 – just one day before the case would have reached its statute of limitations.
Thunder selects Chet Holmgren 2nd overall in NBA Draft
The Minneapolis native becomes the highest-drafted Minnesotan in NBA history.
One airlifted after crash on rural Scott County highway
The State Patrol shut down Highway 282 in both directions Thursday afternoon.
Police investigating after two men found dead in Maple Grove
Few details are known about the investigation.
Gallery: Charming, Northeast Minneapolis Home is perfect for first-time homebuyers
Located in the Holland neighborhood, it's near the Eastside Co-op, tons of amazing restaurants, breweries, and a distillery
Eden Prairie 19-year-old killed in crash near Valleyfair is ID'd
Alcohol is believed to be a factor in this crash, involving a 26-year-old driver from Hopkins.
Man pleads guilty for threatening to kill Hennepin County employees
Peter Robert Berry has a criminal history dating back to the 1970s, according to court records.
Fourth person sentenced for murder of Minneapolis realtor
Lyndon Wiggins is the fourth person that has been sentenced in the kidnapping and killing of Monique Baugh.
Paraglider airlifted to hospital after winds cause crash
Winds impacted the paraglider's ascent.
Woman, 29, dies in two-vehicle crash south of Mora
The crash occurred in Brunswick Township just after 1 p.m. Wednesday.
Arson destroys Renville Co. food shelf
Investigators say a fire that destroyed the Renville County Food Shelf was intentionally set. The food shelf distributed over 17,000 pounds of food to more than 280 families in August. Community members can't imagine why someone would want to damage an organization that helps so many.
Police arrest North Branch arson suspect
A northern Minnesota man is being held at the Chisago County jail on suspicion of second degree arson, KARE 11 reports. North Branch police arrested the 21-year-old in connection with an arson fire that nearly destroyed the North Branch Veterinary Hospital earlier this month.
DNR: Karlstad fire in NW Minnesota likely arson
Fire investigators say a blaze that destroyed 11 homes and damaged several dozen other structures in the northwest town of Karlstad this month was probably arson. The Department of Natural Resources is still investigating and offering a $6,000 reward.
City orders 6 families to vacate condemned St. Paul housing complex
The St. Paul City Council has ordered six families still living in a pair of condemned apartment buildings in the city's Payne-Phalen neighborhood to move out by Monday. The 33-unit Westminster Court apartment complex had hundreds of code violations and was foreclosed on, and the new owners need to vacate the buildings in an effort to bring them up to code.
Closings of four Minnesota postal centers not yet final
The Postal Service says the closing of mail processing centers in Duluth, Rochester, Waite Park, and Mankato is a recommendation. Initial news reports had the centers closing next spring as part of a nation-wide downsizing of the Postal Service.
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