A 31-year-old Duluth man with a cane first sought a little kindness from a stranger, asking a 49-year-old apartment resident if he could come in to use the bathroom, police said. But then the guest tried to steal a few things, police said, and when the resident confronted him, he beat the resident with the cane. Police said they arrived to find the man belligerent and used a Taser to subdue him.
Hunt for inmate who escaped correctional facility in northeast MN
The 42-year-old might be in the Floodwood area.
Suspect kills himself after shooting woman and baby at Fargo restaurant
The suspect was found dead in a stolen vehicle in Minnesota.
Charges: Guest stabbed three men as they slept in Albert Lea
Investigators believe the suspect is related to all three victims.
2 charged for fentanyl overdose death of 19-year-old
The-19-year-old died from a fentanyl overdose last month.
Severe thunderstorm watch: Hail, 65 mph gusts, tornadoes possible
The watch is just north of the Twin Cities metro area.
The staggering rise of Minnesota's most famous lakes this spring
Imagine dumping Lake Minnetonka into Lake Superior 47 times.
Minnesota Senate shoots down latest marijuana legalization attempt
The bill didn't receive the required votes for further consideration on Wednesday.
Minneapolis wants to use $1M in federal cash to plant 200,000 trees
The goal is to have these trees planted by the year 2040.
MOA theater to debut wrap-around, 270-degree movie screen
The new technology will expand the movie screen onto the side walls of the theater auditorium.
Alcohol, no seatbelt possible factors in deadly southwest MN crash
The crash happened just before 9 p.m. Tuesday.
Target shares plunge on profit drop, as costs grow and customers spend less
First quarter profitability declines 52% year-over-year.
Driver ejected in fatal Roseville crash identified as 30-year-old
The crash temporarily shutdown westbound Highway 36.
Dad arrested for DWI after son, 5, knocks on door asking for help
A 5-year-old boy knocked on a stranger's door and told the person his dad was just driving around, pulling over in random places, and refusing to take him and his sister home after picking them from day care. Police arrested the man for driving while intoxicated and refusing a breathalyzer test.
Two cops on leave after Rochester man dies during arrest
Investigators are looking into what caused the death of a 39-year-old Rochester man as he struggled with two police officers who were arresting him. The police department has placed the officers on administrative leave.
Minnesota man suspected of threatening U.S. courthouse in Fargo
The U.S. Marshal Service says a Battle Lake man was wanted for threats against the U.S. Courthouse and the police department in Fargo. At his weekend arrest he tried to flee authorities but was subdued with a Taser.
Minnesotans asked to remember Jacob Wetterling
Residents are encouraged to leave their porch lights on Saturday night in remembrance of Jacob Wetterling and other missing children. Wetterling was abducted 22-years ago on Oct. 22nd, 1989, near his home in St. Joseph. He was 11-years old at the time and hasn't been seen since.
2 friends die hours apart in shootings in St. Paul
Two men died Wednesday morning after they were shot hours apart in different places in St. Paul, police said. The two were friends, police said, and the parents of one man, a 22-year-old, said he'd been with the other man when he was shot.
America's tallest man living in Rochester, Minn. gets new shoes
America's tallest man, 30-year-old Igor Vovkivinskiy of Rochester, received a much needed pair of shoes from Reebok Thursday. After 15 foot surgeries in the past few years, Vovkivinskiy was in a desperate need of custom-made shoes.
Sen. Craig: Bathroom trip was official business
Former Sen. Larry Craig, R-Idaho, the subject of an arrest by an undercover policeman in a bathroom at Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport, is arguing that his travel was part of official Senate business, and therefore it was OK to use campaign funds to pay for a legal defense. In court documents, Craig says he was "engaged in official, constitutionally mandated activity at the time of the incident."
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