Canadian police have a man in custody who reportedly flew a light aircraft from Minneapolis to Manitoba to escape fraud charges. He was arrested after allegedly trying to pass bogus medical prescriptions. Global Winnipeg says a police raid on his home turned up $85,000 in gold coins, $35,000 in cash, and bear spray, among other items.
Minnesota health officials warn monkeypox cases could grow rapidly
The state has so far confirmed only six cases of monkeypox virus.
Sheriff: 2 kids dead in Vadnais Lake, search continues for 3rd child, mother
"A horrible set of facts appears to be developing," said Sheriff Bob Fletcher.
Charges: Duluth man had hundreds of child porn images, videos
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children found nearly 330 images on the man's electronic devices.
Scuba diver found dead in Lake Minnetonka identified as 20-year-old
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office said 20-year-old Brady Alan Aune, from Elko New Market, died of freshwater drowning on June 3.
Felony charges filed after authorities search 'Peacebunny Cottage'
The president of the rabbit rescue non-profit faces multiple animal cruelty charges after over 40 rabbits were found dead inside the organization's barn.
Minnesota up to 6 confirmed cases of monkeypox virus
Most people recover at home within 2-4 weeks.
Gasoline may be cause of sewer explosion on U of M campus
An all-clear was given around 9 p.m. Thursday, with residents in the area allowed to return to their homes.
Overwhelming demand for THC products on first day of new law in MN
One shop owner said his Chaska store broke the online sales record before they opened Friday morning.
Increased drunk boating enforcement over 4th of July weekend
The increased enforcement is part of the Operation Dry Water initiative.
Duo charged after 10-pound meth package sent to wrong address
More than 10 pounds of meth are off the street thanks to a delivery error.
Police seize $200,000 in raid on alleged synthetic pot operation
Police from multiple counties raided a house in Alma, Wis. that authorities believe was the base of a trafficking operation. Both Minnesota and Wisconsin banned synthetic marijuana earlier this year.
Police catch up with last Native Mob suspect
The Bemidji Pioneer says police have arrested the last at-large defendant wanted in connection to what authorities call a widespread criminal organization. The Native Mob has about 200 members and operates in the Twin Cities and in reservations across the Midwest, according to police.
Police arrest Century Junior High student over alleged Facebook threats
Fox reports police have arrested one student and are investigating another over what they say were serious threats against staff members at the school in Forest Lake. At least one of the posts on the social media site reportedly mentioned a gun.
Feds post wanted posters as hunt continues for three Native Mob suspects
Federal agents are asking for the public's help as they search for three alleged gang members still at-large. Authorities locked down Minnesota prisons last week as police conducted raids and rounded up suspects of a group that they say has been terrorizing the Twin Cities and greater Midwest for at least a decade.
Man charged after allegedly slapping police horse's rear outside bar on St. Paddy's Day
Police arrested a 39-year-old Iowa man after he allegedly struck the horse "in front of a very large crowd" outside Patrick McGovern's bar in St. Paul, according to the citation.
Minneapolis police tracking 'major change in street crime'
Violent crime is down in the city this year, but burglaries and thievery are driving the overall crime rate up, according to a report in the Star Tribune. Police say criminals are shifting from drug dealing to home break-ins, robberies and car theft.
Police propose new curfew for teens in downtown Minneapolis
KARE 11 reports the Minneapolis Police Department wants to ban teens 17 and younger from Nicollet and Hennepin Avenues after 8 p.m. This is in response to mobs of young people randomly assaulting and robbing people in that section of downtown. At least six incidents have been reported since early February.
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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