A Roseville minister has been sentenced to 10 years of probation and 180 days in the Hennepin County Workhouse after stealing from an elderly parishoner. Gregory Maurice Oats, 32, pleaded guilty to stealing about $25,000 from the 78 old-year-old victim, who suffers from Parkinson's disease, diabetes and paranoid schizophrenia.
Sunbather on the roof triggers shelter-in-place at Savage elementary school
The sunbather told police he was trying to "tan and relax."
The Raptor Center's ambassador, Nero the turkey vulture, dies at 47
Nero helped save the California condors before taking up his post as an education ambassador.
82-year-old Independence man dies in golf cart accident
Few details are known about the incident.
Ben Leber named new permanent co-host of 'Twin Cities Live'
The former Minnesota Vikings linebacker was introduced Friday afternoon.
APM Reports, maker of 'In the Dark' podcast, nixed by Minnesota Public Radio
MPR said "select programming elements" of APM Reports will be incorporated into MPR News.
The latest on holiday weekend severe weather chances for MN
The most significant severe threats are Sunday night and again on Monday.
Charges: Driver was drunk, high in head-on crash that killed 19-year-old woman
The young woman killed in the crash was a college student studying zoology.
What's open and closed in Minnesota on Memorial Day 2022
A guide to Memorial Day weekend 2022.
Truck crashes into Napa Auto Parts store after driver's medical issue
No employees were struck by the pickup.
Motorcyclist killed in Ham Lake after passing in the turn lane
The motorcyclist was hit by a car turning onto the road.
Minnesota gets cut of Ford settlement over misleading ads
The $19.2 million settlement centers on Ford's C-Max hybrid and Super Duty pickup truck.
Presbyterian Church ordains first gay minister? in ceremony in Wisconsin
Scott Anderson says he never thought the day would come. The Presbyterian Church barred homosexuals from serving as ministers until last year, when the church's national assembly voted to remove the ban.
Apartment manager caught on tape stealing from tenants
Two tenants living at a Coon Rapids apartment building may be facing eviction after they caught their property manager stealing from their home. The video shows Robin Marie Johnson sifting through their belongings. Johnson later pleaded guilty in court to the crime, but the tenants that complained now face eviction.
British minister makes rare trip to Minnesota to talk trade
Alistair Burt is the first British minister to visit the state in more than a decade.
Minnesota man accused of stealing hundreds of pigs from Iowa
The Globe Gazette reports John Arndt, of Hayfield, was arrested and booked into the Mower County Jail. He's awaiting extradition to Iowa. Police believe Arndt stole the pigs over the span of a year and sold them at livestock auctions.
Mother, uncle of burn victim charged with stealing recovery fund
This summer Antoine Willis suffered life-threatening burns when he was doused with gas and set on fire, allegedly by his mother's boyfriend. The story inspired contributions to a recovery fund for the 19-year-old. Now his mother and uncle are accused of stealing the $2,500 in that fund and spending it on gambling and drugs.
82-year-old sentenced to 30 years for murder in rural Minnesota
Delbert Huber was sentenced Tuesday to 30 years and 7 months in prison for the killing of Timothy Larson, 43, a middle school teacher from Albertville. The case shocked the rural community roughly 95 miles west of the Twin Cities.
Former TSA worker pleads guilty to hate crime, assaulting elderly Somali man
A man from Minneapolis pleaded guilty to a federal hate crime after attacking an 83-year-old Somali man outside a bar. George Thompson admitted he assaulted the man only because he thought he was Somali or Muslim. He could face up to 10 years in prison.
Minnesota mail carrier facing felony theft charge
The Austin Daily Herald reports Doyle Tarrence of Spring Valley is accused of stealing money from greeting cards in the Lyle area last year. According to court records, the 47-year-old postal carrier has admitted to taking $200 to $300 over a four-month period.
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