An 8-year-old boy from rural Dassel in western Minnesota is at Children's Hospital in Minneapolis after accidentally being shot in the head by a sibling. Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin says the accident happened Thursday when a bullet from a black powder .44-caliber handgun reportedly ricocheted off the ground and struck the boy in the head.
These Twin Cities restaurants have heated patios for outdoor winter dining
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Man fatally stabbed in St. Paul, marking record 35th homicide this year
Police have identified a person of interest.
Kirill Kaprizov's slow start is a thing of the past
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Man fatally shot by police at Mounds View liquor store is identified
The 21-year-old died of multiple gunshot wounds.
Biden lays out wintertime plan to curb COVID's spread
It comes as the U.S. reported its second case of the omicron variant.
MN Dept. of Corrections offering $5K bonuses as it seeks to hire 200
The DOC is offering hiring bonuses for new employees and for referrals.
Mayor Frey unveils workgroup to develop public safety recommendations
There are 35 members in the workgroup.
MN city named best ice fishing destination in the US
A lake in Wisconsin also made the top 8.
'TODAY Show' surprises Minneapolis youth nonprofit with toys
It's part of the program's Season of Giving toy drive.
3rd federal medical team to join COVID-19 fight in Minnesota
There are more than 1,500 people with COVID-19 admitted to Minnesota hospitals.
Driver killed after other motorist crosses into opposite lane
The head-on crash occurred early Thursday, just north of the Twin Cities.
Teen shot in head with arrow in critical condition
A 16-year-old boy is undergoing treatment at Hennepin County Medical Center after being shot in the head with an arrow over the weekend in Chaska, WCCO reports. A 16-year-old friend shot the teen, who was riding a bicycle at the time he was shot.
Boy fatally shot in north Minneapolis
Police say a 5-year-old boy was killed when a bullet came through a north Minneapolis home while he was sleeping on Tuesday morning. It was six months ago today that a stray bullet entered Terrell Mayes Jr.’s north Minneapolis home, killing the 3-year-old.
Boy killed in Plymouth found loaded gun, shot himself in head
The boy's mother had no idea there was a gun in their house.
Teen accidentally shoots younger brother in Minn. hunting accident
A 16-year-old Eveleth boy is recovering from a gunshot wound following a duck hunting accident early Saturday morning. Authorities say Baker Felix was accidentally shot in the knee when his 18-year-old brother's shotgun discharged as the brother fell backwards in the canoe they were hunting in.
Vigil to be held for boy tragically killed in Plymouth
The child found a loaded handgun and died in an accidental shooting.
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