A Maple Grove woman faces felony charges including child endangerment for allegedly sharing heroin with her 12-year-old daughter regularly enough to get the girl hooked. According to investigators, Rebecca Hill says she kept providing the drugs to keep her daughter from going through withdrawal. Police say Hill provided a false name when she was arrested for shoplifting. She faces up to 25 years in prison.
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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
The grand opening of the new location took place Wednesday.
St. Paul is closing 6 schools amid declining enrollment
The board revised the plan after the school communities voiced concerns.
Pedestrian dies after being struck by motorist in Rosemount
It happened around 5 p.m. Wednesday.
X-rays negative after Karl-Anthony Towns takes scary fall
Towns crashed hard to the ground late in the game Wednesday night.
2 more homicides push Minneapolis closer to record set in 1995
The deadly shootings happened on the city's North Side Wednesday night.
KAT sets a franchise record, leaves early in loss to Wizards
Towns fell on his back in the final minutes of a loss in Washington.
Mom accuses website of stealing daughter
A Minnesota mother says she found her daughter in the adult classified section of Backpage.com, KSTP reports. The woman says her only daughter Mary is using the popular website Backpage.com to advertise as a prostitute. The St. Paul City Council passed a resolution calling on Village Voice Media, owners of the classified ad site Backpage.com, to discontinue the adult section of their online classifieds.
Bloomington 12-year-old is national pool champ
April Larson of Bloomington was just seven years old when she started playing pool. Now, at 12 years old, she's got a handful of competitions under her belt including a national title that's qualified her to go to an international competition in December.
Mother accused of threatening daughter with a shotgun
An Otter Tail County woman was arrested for allegedly pointing a shotgun at her daughter during an argument. The daughter claims her mother said she would shoot if the daughter didn't leave.
Fargo woman accused of exposing baby daughter to meth
A 19-year-old mother in Fargo is facing a child neglect or abuse charge for allegedly exposing her 1-year-old daughter to methamphetamine, Forum Communications reports. Court documents say the baby girl's hair tested positive for traces of meth and was exposed to hazardous living conditions.
Minnesota school bus driver accused of choking 12-year-old student
Monticello School District and other officials are investigating allegations by a 12-year-old 7th grade student who says he was choked by a bus driver Tuesday afternoon. Travis Walker claims he was attacked by the driver after he answered a cell phone call from a sibling who was locked out of the house.
Fridley mom pleads guilty to punishing daughter with 'diaper duty'
A Fridley mother of four entered a guilty plea in Anoka County District Court Monday after forcing her 12-year-old daughter to run outside in a diaper as punishment for bad grades. Stephanie Ann Broten will learn her sentence in three weeks and could face up to year in jail.
Police say mom opened fire on building thinking her daughter was inside
A mother from Leroy is charged with two felonies after shooting at an empty building while she was looking for her 12-year-old daughter. A witness says he heard the woman say "if you're in there, you're dead," according to a report in ABC 6 News. Marina Young told police she fired at the building four times then used a sledgehammer to break the padlock. The building's owner says: "It's totally strange."
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