The fire that destroyed the Walker Community United Methodist Church in south Minneapolis on May 27 was officially listed as “accidental” Tuesday. The most probable cause was lightning, an investigator wrote in a supplemental report obtained by the Star Tribune.
Video shows officers ended pursuit before fatal crash in Anoka
The crash occurred when the driver fled police during an attempted traffic stop in Coon Rapids.
6-year-old Eli Hart identified as boy found dead in car trunk
The kindergartner's father was trying to get full custody of his son.
Boy found dead in trunk of car in Mound was kindergartner
"It is horrifying and difficult to process a tragedy of this magnitude, especially in our close-knit community," the superintendent wrote.
Man found yelling for help after being shot in Minneapolis
The shooting occurred on the 800 block of Elwood Avenue North at around 9:15 p.m.
Minneapolis North principal says she was fired, district says otherwise
“MPS requires schools to follow protocols in times like that and I did not,” Friestleben said.
UPDATE: Body found in vehicle trunk in Mound is that of a boy
Police say two people are in custody.
Brave New Workshop cancels shows due to COVID-19 cases
The shows were scheduled for Friday and Saturday at the Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre.
Body of missing U of M student found in Mississippi River
Austin Retterath was last seen alive in the morning hours of May 8.
Summer mural events to bring together community, shine light on MN artists
The 2022 Chroma Zone Mural & Art Festival will take place this weekend in St. Paul's Creative Enterprise Zone, with ensuing events happening this summer.
Gallery: Remodeled lakeside home in Prior Lake on market for $2.8M
It offers privacy at the end of a dead-end road fronting onto Lower Prior Lake.
Carjacking outside ice arena in Golden Valley under investigation
Golden Valley PD confirmed it received a report of a carjacking Monday evening.
Groups claim botched probe in Mpls. church fire because of quick demolition
Some groups that had office space at Walker Community United Methodist Church are upset with the way the city handled things after the facility was destroyed by fire earlier this week. Some office tenants told Minnesota Public Radio that because the building was demolished so quickly, it prevented them from recovering possessions and investigating the possible cause of the fire.
Members of the Walker Community United Methodist Church reunite
The congregation gathered for the first time this weekend after a fire destroyed the building a week ago. KARE 11 says prayers, singing, and a moment of silence highlighted Sunday's service at the Heart of the Beast Theater on Lake Street in Minneapolis. Members of the Walker Community Church will continue to meet at the theater for the remainder of the summer.
Historic Minnesota church burns down in fire Sunday night
The 160-year-old church was completely destroyed.
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