A three-judge panel denied a convicted rapist's request for a provisional discharge Friday over concerns of public safety. John Ryberg, 70, has admitted to committing more than 90 sex offenses dating back decades. He hoped to move to a Twin Cities halfway house from the Minnesota Sex Offender Program campus in St. Peter.
Homeowners alert DNR to grouse hunting complaints in Northland
Some hunters are allegedly shooting directly in front of houses.
Charges: Teen couple tortured children while babysitting in St. Paul
A doctor called this "the worst case of abuse he has seen in over 20 years."
New apartment proposal could spell the end for Myth Live
Myth Live in Maplewood has a spotty past with the surrounding community.
Police trying to find woman, 18, who was shot at in St. Paul
Police are looking for help finding the woman.
Man sentenced to life in prison for 2021 murder of girlfriend
Lacy Jo Krube, 36, was found unresponsive at her St. Paul home, after she'd been beaten in Brooklyn Park.
Police: Man found dead at rural farm was victim of homicide
The 79-year-old's body was found Tuesday.
New threat prompts closure of Richfield secondary schools
The new threat comes after a shooting outside the Richfield High School football game Friday night.
Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg to headline Duluth rally
The rally will take place at Leif Erikson Park on Oct. 1.
Stella's Fish Cafe closes temporarily to investigate viral rodent video
The Uptown restaurant said it was closing temporarily so it could investigate the claims.
Walz, judge in dispute over Feeding Our Future case
A Ramsey County judge disputed Walz's claims that the Minnesota Department of Education was ordered by the court to resume payments to Feeding Our Future.
2 dead, 1 with life-threatening injuries in Hwy. 7 crash
Both drivers were not wearing their seatbelt, according to the State Patrol.
18-year-old convicted of murder in 2010 triple slaying at Minneapolis market
An 18-year-old could face life in prison after being convicted of murder in a triple slaying at a Minneapolis market last year. The jury deliberated just one day before convicting Mahdi Ali of killing three men in an attempted robbery at the Seward Market and Halal Meat.
Judge orders convicted St. Paul driver to visit graves of victims
Twenty-two-year-old Brittany Mertz was convicted of careless driving, a misdemeanor, in a 2008 crash that killed a woman and two children in Dakota County. A judge is ordering her visit the victims' graves on the crash anniversary.
Judge denies Prairie Seeds soccer team's request to overturn MSHSL ruling
Prairie Seeds Academy's soccer season is over after a judge Friday denied the school's request to overturn the Minnesota State High School League's decision to disqualify the boys' soccer team from the Class A state tournament competition. The ruling came after an investigation into a brawl revealed Prairie Seeds was using an illegal player.
Judge reinstates contempt charges for woman convicted in Somali terror case
A Minneapolis federal judge reinstated charges against a woman who refused to stand in court because of her religious beliefs. Amina Farah Ali was cited for contempt 20 times while she stood trial last year. Ali and Hawo Mohamed Hassan were convicted for providing financial support to the terrorist group Al-Shabab. Tuesday's ruling affects 19 of those charges but the judge dropped the previously imposed jail time. The two have not been sentenced.
Testing Minnesota's controversial sex-offender program
Clarence Opheim is about to be the first patient released from the Minnesota sex-offender facility in St. Peter. He could move to a halfway-house as soon as Saturday. The convicted pedophile has spent the past 19 years in the sex-offender program. Republican leaders are concerned and don't want the 64-year-old released, even though a three-judge panel says he has completed treatment.
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