A traffic stop in Osceola turned into a 90-mile-an-hour chase that involved deputies from three counties, cops from four cities, the DNR and even a Minnesota State Patrol helicopter. A K-9 unit finally tracked down one passenger in a farm field but at least two other people in the car got away.
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.
Shoplifters lead police on wild chase, escape
A fairly routine shoplifting call – over a few bags of clothes – turned into much more Monday. A man and woman left the store, ditched a Cadillac, stole a utility truck and led 18 police cars on a crazy ride in the Duluth area. And then they slipped away. The two remained at large Monday night. All for what appears to be three bags of clothing.
Driver narrowly escapes injury after tailpipe slams into windshield
A car's tailpipe punched through the windshield of a Twin Cities driver, making for some graphic images. The metal pipe's curve kept it from coming too far into the driver's compartment, but a twist either way could have turned the incident tragic.
Driver of other car in Tiedeman collision dies
A woman from Blaine died from injuries sustained in a car accident involving Republican strategist Chris Tiedeman and his wife. The Star Tribune reports Chris Tiedeman has had his breathing tube removed. Sara Tiedeman remains in critical condition.
Wisconsin law bars new drivers from using cell phones
A new law takes effect in Wisconsin on Thursday that bans drivers with an instruction permit or probationary license from “using a cellular or other wireless telephone except to report an emergency.” The law is primarily aimed at teens, whose leading cause of death nationwide is traffic crashes, and distracted driving leads to many of those crashes, public safety officials say.
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