Police investigating the alleged abduction and torture of a pit bull this week in Savage said Friday that physical evidence shows the dog's injuries were not consistent with it being beaten or stabbed. Owners of the dog, named Caesar, told KARE-TV Thursday that the dog disappeared from their back yard and resurfaced 15 minutes later, bleeding profusely from its legs.
Ferocious winds, possible tornadoes leave destruction in MN
Numerous reports of tornadoes and nearly 100 mph straight-line winds.
Canoe carrying 4 overturns near St. John's University
Of the four, only one was wearing a lifejacket when the boat capsized Wednesday.
MN's craft alcohol makers back new push to loosen state's liquor laws
The pushback includes loosening restrictions on growler sales for bigger craft breweries and a more direct line of spirit sales to customers.
Twin Cities placed in tornado watch ahead of intense line of storms
Photo above is a view from Marshall as the line of storms moved through Thursday evening.
Tornado watch in MN as intense line of storms blasts through
The tornado watch is in effect until midnight.
Rare 'particularly dangerous situation' weather watch issued in SW MN
The warning covers an area of Minnesota, South Dakota, Iowa, and Nebraska.
Dad and 2 children killed in western Wisconsin house fire
A devastating house fire happened early Thursday morning.
2 suspects involved in Brooklyn Park armed carjacking
The incident happened Wednesday night near a shopping center and Cub.
Man sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for child pornography
Alexander John Odegaard was sentenced in U.S. District Court Tuesday.
Victim in I-90 crash was storm-chasing meteorologist from Mexico
Martha Llanos Rodriguez died in the wreck on I-90.
Police investigate beating, torture of pit bull in Savage
Police are investigating after Midwest Animal Rescue & Services (MARS) reported the beating and torture of a pit bull in Savage Wednesday. MARS reported on its Facebook page that the pit bull, named Caesar, was let out in his fenced yard by his owner with two other dogs, and 20 minutes later he was discovered limping and bleeding in his family's driveway. The other dogs were unharmed.
MN animal shelter trying to save 'outlawed' Montreal pit bulls from death
Montreal's decision to 'outlaw' pit bulls puts potentially thousands of dogs in danger of being euthanized, but a Twin Cities animal rescue group is hoping to save as many as possible.
Attempted abduction reported in Albertville
Authorities are looking for two suspects following the report of an attempted abduction Monday in Albertville. A 15-year-old girl told authorities that she was out walking Saturday when two men she didn't know asked her to get into their van. Officials say the suspects are two white males and the van is described as off-white or grey in color.
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