The University Bridge near St. Cloud State University was shut down for an hour early Saturday morning as police were saving a suicidal person straddling the ledge of the structure. St. Cloud Police were called to the scene just after 1:30 a.m. to negotiate with the 21-year-old person. Police convinced the person to come off the railing after about an hour, and restrained the person to prevent any self-harm.
Video shows officers ended pursuit before fatal crash in Anoka
The crash occurred when the driver fled police during an attempted traffic stop in Coon Rapids.
6-year-old Eli Hart identified as boy found dead in car trunk
The kindergartner's father was trying to get full custody of his son.
Boy found dead in trunk of car in Mound was kindergartner
"It is horrifying and difficult to process a tragedy of this magnitude, especially in our close-knit community," the superintendent wrote.
Man found yelling for help after being shot in Minneapolis
The shooting occurred on the 800 block of Elwood Avenue North at around 9:15 p.m.
Minneapolis North principal says she was fired, district says otherwise
“MPS requires schools to follow protocols in times like that and I did not,” Friestleben said.
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.
Concrete falls from pedestrian bridge in St. Cloud
Part of University Drive was closed to traffic Saturday night after concrete had fallen from a pedestrian bridge near the St. Cloud State University campus, the St. Cloud Times reports. No injuries or damage was reported. The bridge remains closed to pedestrians until further notice.
$3,500 in equipment stolen from St. Cloud State locker room
Police in St. Cloud are searching for a pair of thieves -- who they say, stole more than $3,500 worth of equipment from a locker room at St. Cloud State University over the weekend.
Clinton draws thousands in St. Cloud for Obama rally
Thousands of people came to St. Cloud State University Sunday night to see former President Bill Clinton at a rally for President Barack Obama, an event that took place just hours after Republican vice presidential candidate held a rally for Mitt Romney at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
2 arrested after calling wrong number, asking St. Cloud police for drugs
St. Cloud police say two men accidentally called an officer Sunday night, asking to buy a pound of marijuana. Police played along and set up a meeting place where the two men were subsequently arrested.
Bailiff uses Taser in St. Cloud courtroom
The taser was needed to break up a fight that broke out after a judge denied a man a harassment restraining order. After the hearing, the St. Cloud Times reports Shawn Richard Skinner allegedly punched the other man in the face. He is now facing charges of fifth-degree assault and disorderly conduct.
St. Cloud area drug bust nets 14, more arrests expected
Police say the drug ring was trafficking cocaine and marijuana throughout the St. Cloud area. They offered no estimate of the amount or value of drugs seized. Most of those arrested are suspected gang members.
What was missing from move-in weekend at St. Cloud State? Chaos
17,000 students are going back to school at St. Cloud State University this week. Many moved into dorms and other student housing over the weekend. Some long-time neighbors say the well-behaved move-in weekend was a far cry from the boozy chaos of years gone by.
A wild weekend for DWIs in St. Cloud
It was one of those days for St. Cloud police. Officers arrested the same 20-year-old man twice in 21 hours on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, the St. Cloud Times reports. Also this weekend, police arrested another man on DWI charges – and then arrested his wife a short time later when she drove to the police station to pick him up and subsequently failed a sobriety test.
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