Authorities tell KSTP-TV a mounted patrol was clearing people from a block when 21-year-old Mack Stingley slapped the horse. When officers asked Stingley to leave the horse alone, he allegedly punched the animal in the face.
North High principal Mauri Friestleben returning to finish year
The principal said Friday she had been fired from her role over her support of a student protest.
One dead, two injured in wrong-way crash on Hwy. 169
The crash occurred on Highway 169 early Sunday morning.
Campsites closed at Voyageurs National Park due to 'historic' water levels
All backcountry trails and campsites are closed, as well as many frontcountry sites.
Lawmakers reach agreement on tax cuts ahead of session's end
Lawmakers announced they had reached a deal on a tax bill Saturday ahead of the looming session deadline.
Victims of daytime drive-by shooting in Robbinsdale identified
The two men died after a hail of bullets struck a vehicle.
Source of 'loud explosion' in Brooklyn Park a mystery
The noise was investigated by police, but no source could be determined.
COVID: All Americans over 50 advised to get a second booster
Cases, hospitalizations and deaths are on the rise again as new COVID variants emerge.
2 Minnesotans inducted into White Castle's Hall of Fame
White Castle — it's what a man in Minneapolis and another in Woodbury, crave.
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.
Minneapolis man accused in violent assault on toddler
A Minneapolis man faces first-degree assault charges stemming from allegations that he attacked his girlfriend's toddler. Eric Paul Boone, 22, is accused of beating the 21-month-old victim on Oct. 26 in Minneapolis. Investigators said the girl faces life as a possible quadriplegic and may need a permanent tracheotomy.
Twin Cities man, 50, accused of punching 13-year-old girl in face
A Burnsville man is accused of punching a 13-year-old girl in the face during an altercation July 4. Jerome Ellis Cox, 50, has been charged with malicious punishment of a child after he allegedly punched the girl in the face twice when she got in-between Cox and a woman he was arguing with.
Trooper's car hits, kills 2 horses
Trooper Stephen C. Willert, of Rochester, was headed to Northfield in response to a call about an armed robbery with shots fired just after 3 a.m. Monday, the Red Wing Republican Eagle reports. He was on Highway 57 roughly 60 miles southeast of the Twin Cities when he struck and killed two horses that were on the road. He was taken to a hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.
Minnesota priest accused of sexual assault jailed in India
Rev. Joseph Jeyapaul allegedly sexually assaulted two underage girls in the Diocese of Crookston eight years ago. The Star Tribune reports the 57-year-old went to India before charges were filed in 2006. Jeyapaul denies the allegations and continues to work with children.
Police investigating Minneapolis' largest tow truck operator
Cedar Towing is facing accusations of overcharging vehicle owners. The overcharges could amount to $100,000 this year alone.
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