A man who drove drunk and ran over three University of Minnesota students has been sentenced to 40 years in prison. Prosecutors say he ran over the students on purpose after an argument at a bar.
Ex-South St. Paul coach dies by suicide 2 days before sentencing
Matthew McCollister was to be sentenced for fraud in federal court on Wednesday.
Minnesota 'glampground' named one of 10 best in U.S.
In Nevis, Minnesota, campers can stay in a refurbished 1905 train car.
Two men charged over terrifying armed robbery at Newport apartment
They shot the woman who lives in the apartment in the abdomen, and put a gun to a man's head.
Minneapolis 2-year-old identified in suspicious death case
The cause of death has not yet been revealed due to an ongoing investigation.
Victim of wrong-way driver crash ID'd as Hutchinson 19-year-old
Three women, ages 19, 20 and 20, were in the vehicle struck by a wrong-way driver early Sunday morning.
FOX 9's Mary McGuire, KSTP's Brett Hoffland expecting baby
The couple announced they're expecting this winter.
Eli Hart killing: Police investigating multiple crime scenes
An announcement Tuesday confirmed potential crime scenes in Mound and Minnetrista.
Twin Cities mental health workers gather for 1-day strike
More than 400 mental health workers are participating in the unionized strike on Tuesday.
HAZMAT team at Bloomington hotel following chemical spill in pool
The fire department said two hotel employees are being evaluated by paramedics.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities gets $6M of Mackenzie Scott donation
The donation is the largest the organization has ever seen from a single individual.
Minneapolis accused of backtracking on 24/7 bus lanes for Hennepin Ave.
The Minneapolis City Council is set to vote on Thursday.
Duluth brings back masking in city buildings amid COVID surge
Duluth, in one of the state's current COVID hotspots, has brought back a mask requirement in city buildings.
Bakdash could face 51 years in Dinkytown deaths
The county attorney cited "the severity of the current offense, the impact the defendant's senseless actions have had and continue to have on the victims and their families, and the defendant's failure to accept responsibility for these offenses," according to a report in the Pioneer Press.
Bakdash says he was 'extremely intoxicated' at time of hit-and-run
On trial for first-degree murder in the death of a University of Minnesota student, Timothy Bakdash told jurors on Friday he was "very drunk" and "in and out of reality" when he drove his car over a sidewalk and into a group of pedestrians outside a Dinkytown bar.
Jury deliberating Bakdash hit-and-run murder case
Bakdash allegedly drove on a sidewalk to run over a man with whom he had quarreled at a nearby bar. Prosecutors say the killing was intentional, so a first-degree murder conviction is in order. The defense argues Bakdash was drunk and only meant to scare the victim, not kill him.
Wis. man gets 11 years in prison for running down deer with snowmobile
Rory Kuenzi, 27, was sentenced to 11 years in prison after pleading no contest to animal mistreatment charges. Kuenzi is already in prison, serving time for killing a pedestrian while driving drunk.
D.B. Cooper fascination remains 40 years later
The hijacker known as D.B. Cooper leaped from a 727 with $200,000 over Washington state 40 years ago today and became a folk legend. The case remains a mystery. Dozens of people around the country--including Minnesota--speculate family members or acquaintances bear resemblance to the infamous robber.
New Prague woman gets 15 years for threats to vice president, FBI agent
A judge on Monday sentenced Kim Rolene Hutterer to 15 years in prison. The Star Tribune says she gave a "rambling apology of sorts" in the courtroom, saying she just wanted an intimate relationship with someone in law enforcement. She is accused of threatening Vice President Joe Biden, a Minneapolis FBI agent and his family, and several other people.
Driver accused in Dinkytown hit-and-run insists he didn't intend to kill victim
The defense attorney says Timothy Bakdash intended merely to put a scare into a group of students he plowed into with his car after an argument at a University of Minnesota area bar. Court documents also reveal a passenger was with Bakdash at the time of the incident. One person died and two others were injured.
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