The 7-year-old pit bull was shot earlier this month by a St. Louis County Sheriff’s deputy who had come to serve legal papers at the home of Jason Jacobs and Angie Jarvis. The Sheriff's office says that the deputy shot the dog in self-defense and has declined to apologize.The family contends that "Rugar" was not the type of the dog to attack. The debate has exploded onto social media, where information -- and misinformation -- about the case abound.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Wednesday, June 29
One of the newly reported deaths was a person aged 15-19 from Yellow Medicine County.
Alabama replaces Toby Keith as headliner at MN music festival
The Lakefront Music Festival is set to take place in Prior Lake on July 8-9.
2-year-old who died in Maple Grove crash identified
The crash happened last Thursday on County Road 81 in Maple Grove.
Shooting inside Oakdale movie theater: Suspect on the run
A 23-year-old was shot while inside theater 17 around 10 p.m.
Movie filming brings memorable day for MN teen with leukemia
Ayotzin Limon-Millard was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia last year.
Police trying to ID 'Playboy bandit' and 'no-pants raider' suspect
Police are calling the unidentified man "the Playboy bandit" and the "no-pants raider."
Twin Cities under severe thunderstorm watch Tuesday afternoon
Large hail and damaging winds are the main threats.
Famous Dave's family brings new BBQ biz to the south metro
The newest Twin Cities location is the first to offer wine slushies on the menu.
Large hail possible with strong storms in eastern MN, WI
Watch the forecast update with meteorologist Sven Sundgaard.
Wisconsin mother of 2 dies after horrific dog attack
The pit bull was a family pet.
Who killed Daisy? Family wants answers in dog's shooting death
The dog was shot in her own front yard.
Woman in road-rage case 5 years after husband in road-rage shooting
A woman whose husband shot an undercover police officer in the leg following an angry exchange in an apparent case of road rage is now herself on trial in Anoka County on road rage-related charges. Rebecca Treptow denies she pointed a handgun out the window of her car at another driver.
Man arrested after shots fired at deputy in Northfield
Law enforcement officials say that a manhunt has resulted in the arrest of a suspect who they believe robbed an America’s Best Value Inn and Suites early Monday morning and shot at a Rice County deputy. A woman suspected of being an accomplice was arrested earlier. A number of agencies were involved in the search for the man.
Bear snacking at backyard bird feeder kills family dog in Sherburne County
The mother bear had three cubs in tow when she attacked and killed a Pomeranian in Livonia Township. The Sherburne County sheriff says bear sightings are common in the area but attacks on dogs are rare. Authorities are emphasizing that if you see a bear, you - and your pets - should head indoors.
Family of courthouse shooter considers wrongful death lawsuit
A St. Louis County Sheriff says Daniel Schlienz, who died Tuesday, waited only three hours for medical care for flu-like symptoms. His family says that information is false. Schlienz was in jail on charges stemming from a Cook County courtroom shooting that left three people injured.
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