On a hot July night, a Houston County sheriff’s deputy behind the wheel of a Dodge Charger, and a city of Caledonia officer driving a Crown Victoria, raced each other at the Caledonia municipal airport runway, the Winona Daily News reports. The Caledonia officer got a one-month suspension. But the Houston County deputy was not formally disciplined.
Gun found on WCCO-TV rooftop after homicide in Minneapolis
It's the 56th death reported as a homicide in Minneapolis this year.
17-year-old killed in northern Minnesota crash Saturday
The other drive involved in the crash, a 75-year-old man, sustained life-threatening injuries.
Alcohol a factor as driver rolls ATV into corn field, injuring 3
The crash occurred in Lake Lillian Saturday night.
Man dies after being found shot at Minneapolis' 38th and Chicago
Responders were called to the scene early Sunday morning.
7 children arrested after 'disturbance' at Cabela's, escape in stolen vehicle
Employees called police saying the children were stealing goods from the store.
Fire sparks evacuation from apartment building, man arrested for arson
Police and fire crews responded to the fire just before 9 a.m. Saturday.
Morning storms cause power outages, ensuing problems in Eagan
There have been reports of disabled traffic lights and issues at local businesses.
GOP nominee questions if those with disabilities, non-English speakers should be able to vote
Crockett made the comments in a 2020 radio interview following a ruling from the Minnesota Supreme Court.
Jury: MN pharmacist did not violate woman's rights by refusing her morning-after pill
Gender Justice, the advocacy group that brought about the lawsuit, says it will appeal the decision.
Suspected lightning strike causes gas fire in St. Paul street
Nearby properties are being evacuated.
What a drag: Park Rapids 16-year-old takes after her drag racing father
Cassidy Haggard has gotten her dad's Camaro up to 106 mph at the race track in Brainerd. "I like to go fast," she says. "I like to beat the boys, too."
104 years later, Duluth cop added to list of officers killed in the line of duty
Arthur Briggs died of heart failure, so in 1908 his death was said to be of natural causes. But a little research found the police lieutenant was struggling with an intoxicated suspect when he heart gave out. Now his name will be added to the plaque that honors police officers who died in the line of duty.
Video shows off-duty cop in one-punch fight; charges upgraded
The Minneapolis police officer who punched a fellow customer at a bar in Andover now faces a first-degree assault charge instead of third-degree. Prosecutors cited the seriousness of the injuries sustained by Brian Vander Lee, who needed two brain surgeries. A surveillance video shows the punch.
Officers accused of handing out marijuana will not be charged
Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman says there will be no charges against officers accused of handing out marijuana to young men as part of an officer drug training program. The state found no evidence of misconduct and witnesses gave conflicting accounts of what occured.
Prosecutor considers charges against officers in St. Paul arrest video
The Olmsted County Attorney's Office is reviewing the case involving a St. Paul officer that kicked a suspect during an arrest. A prosecutor will determine whether of not the officer in a video captured by a witness, along with another officer related to the case, should face charges.
Lake City police officer shot in the line of duty dies
Officer Shawn Schneider was shot as he stepped between an armed man and a fleeing girl during a domestic dispute. He remained in critical condition at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester before succumbing to his injuries Friday.
On this day in 1979 ...
On Aug. 27, 1979, Sheriff's Deputy Val Johnson saw bright lights, lost consciousness and 14 minutes of his life. Over the years it's become one of the state's most celebrated UFO cases. Where was it? A) Marshall County B) Hennepin County C) Crow Wing County For the answer, click on the headline above...
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