Five men are facing charges after reportedly stuffing hockey bags full of marijuana and smuggling it into the state aboard a small plane. The bust came after investigators learned about suspicious activity at Anoka County Airport. Officers confronted two of the men reportedly involved when they landed their plane on the airstrip after the control tower had closed.
Fishermen find body floating in Minnesota River in Shakopee
The body was found upstream from Minnesota River Heritage Park.
Minneapolis man dies after crash leaves him pinned under vehicle
Clemente Garcia, 20, died Wednesday morning.
19-year-old gunned down marks 43rd homicide in Minneapolis this year
The victim's identity has not been released.
Woman breaks free after being kidnapped and taken to Brooklyn Park
The woman was taken by force as she arrived at her work in Plymouth.
Planned Parenthood suspends abortion services in WI due to 173-year-old law
A battle in the courts is likely coming.
How the fastest animal on the planet returned to MN after local extinction
The fastest animal on Earth had once vanished from Minnesota and Wisconsin.
St. Paul's new 'skate trail' brings non-traditional park to life
Gateway Park is the first of four parks to open in the Highland Bridge redevelopment.
80 mph winds, large hail possible with severe storms in MN
A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for much of the state until 3 a.m. Saturday.
30 people evacuated as flooding hammers small town
It's assumed that at least eight inches of rain fell in Randall, with more heavy rain expected Friday night into Saturday morning.
Numerous severe storms likely in Minnesota Friday night
Watch the video for the full details with meteorologist Sven Sundgaard.
Teen pleads guilty in shooting death of 15-year-old girl in Columbia Heights
Damico Jamal-Tokyo High will receive a sentence in juvenile court, along with an adult prison sentence.
State investigating drug-smuggling operation at Fergus Falls treatment center
Authorities are ordering a top-to-bottom security review after uncovering an alleged smuggling operation that fed drugs to patients at a state treatment center. The Star Tribune says one patient has been charged, three other suspects are in jail and police have arrest warrants for two more people in the Twin Cities. Officials ordered the review after a patient suffered an overdose that put her in a coma.
Police seize $200,000 in raid on alleged synthetic pot operation
Police from multiple counties raided a house in Alma, Wis. that authorities believe was the base of a trafficking operation. Both Minnesota and Wisconsin banned synthetic marijuana earlier this year.
Minnesota diamond dealer admits to trafficking high grade pot and stolen gems
Zumbro Falls businessman Richard Allen Kay pleaded guilty to charges he helped distributed high quality marijuana worth as much as $5,000 per pound. He also admits to selling as many as 100 stolen diamonds over a period of years. Kay owns Kay Diamonds which is not affiliated with the Kay Jewelers chain.
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