The Pioneer Press says police arrested a 44-year-old man in Minneapolis in connection with the stabbing of a woman in Oakdale, but have so far refused to release the man's name. That violates the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act, which requires authorities to identify anyone arrested. Police say they will release the person's identity when charges are filed.
Minneapolis Public Schools providing free summer meals, snacks
The summer meal program began Monday.
St. Michael standoff suspect charged, bail set at $10 million
A judge on Monday set the high bail due to "very significant concerns of public safety" regarding Brandon Gardas.
Crisp & Green opening 13th store in Twin Cities in July
The fast-casual salad and grains restaurant has exploded onto the food scene.
Twins to host post-game concert with country star at Target Field
Country singer Cole Swindell is expected to perform for up to 75 minutes after the conclusion of the Blue Jays-Twins contest.
Canton Restaurant closes after nearly 40 years in Burnsville
It's the end of an era in the Twin Cities restaurant world.
Luck strikes in Minnesota: lottery winners in Duluth, Grand Marais
The North Shore just so happened to be a lucky place to be this past weekend.
60-year-old woman arrested after firing shots inside Spicer home
SWAT evacuated nearby residents during the incident.
Florida Georgia Line booked to play at the Minnesota State Fair
The band is the second country music act to be booked this year.
Police investigate fatal stabbing of man at Twin Cities bus shelter
Police say a man died in an apparent stabbing Friday night at a bus station in Minneapolis. As of Saturday, police were still investigating and no arrests had been made.
Police ID man stabbed to death at bus shelter
Police have identified a man who was stabbed to death at a north Minneapolis bus shelter on Friday. It was just a few days after another stabbing on a bus in St. Paul, and a few months after another fatal stabbing in St. Paul that stemmed from a bus argument that spilled onto the sidewalk.
Oakdale bank evacuated after bomb threat; man arrested
A man who arrived at an Oakdale bank Wednesday on a white motorcycle approached a drive-through window, delivered a bomb threat to a teller and demanded to speak to "federal agents," the Pioneer Press reports. He was arrested and the bank was evacuated. A bomb squad officer brought out an object he delicately placed in a bomb disposal container.
Man threatens police with 'raptor attack'
Police arrested a Prior Lake man who was reportedly behaving erratically, which is putting it nicely. At one point, the police report says, the man began to "speak in tongues" and make noises "like a monkey." Then he threatened to attack an officer and said it would be like a raptor attack. South-metro blog Lazy Lightning has more ...
Alleged vise thrower arrested a second time
A man accused of throwing a vise into traffic and injuring a driver was arrested again just hours after he was released on bail. Police say he sped past a police station then failed to pull over as squad cars gave chase. When he finally stopped the vehicle, police say he continued to resist.
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