The Fridley inmate formerly known as "Jane Doe" is apparently refusing to cooperate with authorities again. Tammy Thomas, who faces charges of identity theft, trespassing and receiving stolen property, was in court Wednesday for a hearing related to the question of whether she is psychiatrically competent to stand trial -- but she won't submit to a psych evaluation.
Driver killed after other motorist crosses into opposite lane
The head-on crash occurred early Thursday, just north of the Twin Cities.
MSHSL approves shot clock for Minnesota varsity basketball
Shot clocks will be required at all varsity games beginning in 2023-24.
Popcorn shop featured on 'The Late Show' has to close 2 days later
A county inspection after the national TV appearance found code violations.
Minnesotan infected with omicron was vaccinated, had booster shot
The Hennepin County man received his booster shot in early November.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Thursday, December 2
The latest in Minnesota.
2 people plead guilty in fatal Dakota County home invasion
Two others charged in the incident will go to trial next year.
25-year-old arrested after multi-city police chase in western suburbs
Police were called for a welfare check but learned it was a domestic violence incident.
After getting COVID, Harrison Smith still not considering vaccine
The Vikings safety says he doesn't plan on getting vaccinated.
Minnesota sheriff bashes MPD, 'disgusted' by officers' actions
The sheriff said he will no longer defend the Minneapolis Police Department.
More than 2 years after announcing, Duck Donuts finally opens at MOA
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Anoka County officials finally identify Jane Doe inmate
More than two weeks after her arrest, Anoka County jail officials have finally identified a female inmate who refused to give her name to authorities. Police say the woman, whom they previously referred to as Jane Doe, is actually 37-year-old Tammy Antoinette Thomas. Thomas has been charged with two counts of identity theft and house theft, in addition to her original charges of trespassing and stealing a SUV.
Who is Anoka Co. jail prisoner Jane Doe?
Identified in court documents as Jane Doe, a young woman was arrested Monday, accused of having broken into an empty house in Fridley, changing the locks and putting up drapes. But once in jail, she refused to disclose her identity. Police find no matches in a national database of her fingerprints.
Anoka County's 'Jane Doe' inmate continues to stun with silence
An Anoka County inmate first dubbed "Jane Doe" for two weeks until she was finally identified continues to baffle authorities. Tammy Anquinette Thomas, 37, was arrested and charged with burglary in July, but has been almost completely uncooperative with authorities ever since.
Minnesota seeks to limit psych drugs for kids
Concerned by a sharp rise in the use of powerful psychiatric drugs for adolescents, Minnesota will start requiring doctors in many cases to begin using a state-funded consulting service before prescribing such medications for children. The state Department of Human Services has awarded a two-year contract to Mayo Clinic to run the service.
As moose population continues decline, DNR evaluates 2012 hunting season
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Dutch suspect in killing of MN student to undergo psych evaluation
Sarah Papenheim, 21, was found brutally stabbed to death in December.
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