The crackdown comes just a few weeks after President Obama's administration announced a new focus on deporting the most serious criminal immigrants.
On the lam since 2007, suspect in MN murder case arrested in Florida
The suspect is one of three men connected to a fatal drive-by shooting on St. Paul's West Side.
Motorcyclist in collision with deer dies from injuries
The 55-year-old from Princeton died at a hospital a day after the crash.
Burnsville approves measure that will make its landfill much taller
The expansion will increase the landfill's allowable height by an additional 268 feet.
Northern MN man found guilty in 1980s cold case murder
Nancy Daugherty was found dead in the afternoon hours of July 16, 1986.
Breakfast spot in Ham Lake closes after decades in business
The business posted an announcement on its front door.
St. Paul man killed partner, himself while their 5 kids were home
St. Paul confirmed the double shooting on Tuesday evening was murder-suicide.
Minnesota, Wisconsin kids competing in USA Mullet Championships
The contest is divided into kids and teens divisions.
One killed after being trapped under UTV near Alexandria
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says the victim died at the scene.
What's in the Inflation Reduction Act signed by President Biden?
How the nation's biggest climate law will reduce emissions.
Patrick Henry High School in Minneapolis will get new name
A school board meeting was held this week, discussing what's next going forward.
Uber passenger dies a week after fiery crash in St. Paul
Her Uber was struck by a suspected drunk-driver.
Immigrants in Minnesota cheer Obama announcement
Young illegal immigrants living in Minnesota celebrated Friday when the Obama administration announced that the immigrants would not be deported if they meet certain criteria. Critics blasted the president for what they say amounts to an overreach of executive power.
Immigration officials won’t deport undocumented journalist arrested in Minnesota
Immigration officials say they won’t move to deport a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who was arrested in Minnesota for driving without a valid license on Friday, the Washington Post reports. Jose Antonio Vargas drew national attention last year when he revealed that he’s an illegal immigrant. He had been driving to Carleton College in Northfield on Friday to speak at an event, but never made it because he was detained by a trooper who pulled him over for having headphones on while driving.
Minn. Rep. John Kline rips President Obama's immigration decision
U.S. Rep John Kline chided President Barack Obama in an e-mail to supporters Friday over the president's decision to spare young illegal immigrants deportation. Kline wrote that Obama "breached faith with the American people by granting amnesty to potentially millions of illegal immigrants." The White House estimates the policy won't effect nearly as many.
Immigration officials arrest 56 in Minnesota
That includes more than 100 immigrants arrested in five Upper Midwest states during an operation to track down fugitives in the country illegally. It was part of much larger nationwide six-day sweep by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement involving more than 3,100 arrests.
Minnesota immigration shift mirrors national trend
In Minnesota, as nationally, new Asian immigrants outnumber Hispanics for the first time. A big draw: jobs.
Immigrants protest Wells Fargo investments in for-profit detention
Somalis and Latinos rallied in Minneapolis to protest the bank's donations to anti-immigrant lawmakers and investments in for-profit prisons that detain immigrants.
Council vote makes Mpls. first in U.S. to support Obama's new immigration policy
A unanimous vote by the Minneapolis City Council Friday makes the city the first in the U.S. to support President Barack Obama’s new federal immigration policy, which allows undocumented youth to remain in the country. The city urges the Department of Homeland Security implement the immigration policy with the broadest, most-inclusive language possible.
Nearly 1,800 Minnesotans arrested in DWI crackdown
The consequences for a DWI include loss of a driver’s license for up to a year, higher insurance rates and possible jail time. According to the Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety, one in seven drivers in the state has a DWI on record.
You Can Get BMTN Special Offers!