34-year-old firefighter Brandon Granger is on administrative leave while the case progresses. Granger has pleaded not guilty to involvement in a metro area drug ring.
UPDATE: Body found in vehicle trunk in Mound is that of a boy
Police say two people are in custody.
Brave New Workshop cancels shows due to COVID-19 cases
The shows were scheduled for Friday and Saturday at the Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre.
Body of missing U of M student found in Mississippi River
Austin Retterath was last seen alive in the morning hours of May 8.
Summer mural events to bring together community, shine light on MN artists
The 2022 Chroma Zone Mural & Art Festival will take place this weekend in St. Paul's Creative Enterprise Zone, with ensuing events happening this summer.
Gallery: Remodeled lakeside home in Prior Lake on market for $2.8M
It offers privacy at the end of a dead-end road fronting onto Lower Prior Lake.
Carjacking outside ice arena in Golden Valley under investigation
Golden Valley PD confirmed it received a report of a carjacking Monday evening.
Signs that MN Legislature could move to loosen liquor laws
A provision was approved by a legislature committee on Thursday but still awaits a final decision from the House and Senate.
U.S. Bank Stadium looking to hire 400 part-time workers
A hiring fair will be held for the positions.
Weekend closures on I-35W in Minneapolis, Hwy. 77 in Bloomington
Construction season is here.
Officials looking for man last seen leaving Hudson home
David Mckay, 67, was last seen in Hudson Thursday morning.
'Hyper-contagious' BA.4, BA.5 COVID variants confirmed in MN
Omicron continues to evolve into a more transmissible virus.
Minneapolis firefighter pleads guilty to drug charges
KSTP reports Brandon Granger admits to selling and distributing cocaine since October 2009. Lawrence Wajda, another Minneapolis firefighter, is also accused of possessing and selling methamphetamine.
Mpls. firefighters say year-long review of department lacks credibility
A mistake in a consulting firm's report on the Minneapolis Fire Department has the firefighters' union doubting the reliability of the entire report. The consultant wrote that firefighters take an average of twelve sick days per year. The correct number is four. But both sides agree morale is a problem in a department that's been cut 18 percent in 11 years.
Veteran Minneapolis firefighter faces felony charges following meth bust
Police say they found Minneapolis firefighter Lawrence Wajda carrying methamphetamine on the job when they arrested him this week. He's charged with felonies for allegedly possessing and selling drugs.
St. Charles mayoral candidate convicted of drug charges
A St. Charles mayoral candidate will remain on the ballot despite two felony drug convictions. Stephen Thomas Conlin will be sentenced in December after a jury found him guilty of third-degree marijuana sale and fifth-degree possession of marijuana last week. The charges stem from a 2010 raid on his home and downtown barbershop where authorities confiscated more than 17 pounds of pot, marijuana plants, cash and firearms.
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