A 26-year-old Moorhead man was being held Saturday, Jan. 27, in Cass County Jail after he allegedly stole a vehicle from an acquaintance and led police on an early morning chase through Moorhead and Fargo

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A 26-year-old Moorhead man was being held Saturday, Jan. 27, in Cass County Jail after he allegedly stole a vehicle from an acquaintance and led police on an early morning chase through Moorhead and Fargo
Moorhead Police arrested a man Friday morning after he threatened his neighbors with a knife. Police responded to a distrubance call on the 1800 block of Belsly Blvd. at around 2 a.m. on Friday, Jan 26. When they arrived, they learned 30-year-old Jay Rurup had entered a neighbor's home and threatened the people inside with a knife. Police say Rurup was looking for his girlfriend. When Rurup found his girlfriend, whose name has not been released, he forced her back to his home.
Overnight shooting at El Alamo Cantina
A 50-year-old pilot was found dead after his single-engine experimental aircraft was discovered Wednesday morning, Jan. 24, after the plane was reported missing on Tuesday, the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office said. Authorities later Wednesday identified the pilot as Matthew James Skwira, of Rice.
Police say a man who tried to hold up a liquor store in the Twin Cities metro has died after an employee shot him. Maplewood officers were called to Princess Liquors shortly before 8 p.m. Monday. Authorities say two suspects attempted to rob the liquor store and began to assault one of the employees. Another employee confronted the suspects and fired a gun, striking one of them.
Two people were hurt after a crash on Highway 29 and County Road 52. Nineteen-year-old Caitlyn McKnight of Bertha, Minn. was traveling northbound on Highway 29 when she sideswiped another vehicle going southbound driven by 18-year-old Aubreenna Seals of Wadena, Minn.
One man is dead and another man is in custody after a shooting at a Minnetonka storage facility on Friday. Minnetonka Police Chief Scott Boerboom says officers were called to Public Storage on the 2800 block of Hedberg Drive at about 11:10 a.m. on a report of a disturbance.
Three people were electrocuted while installing gutters on a new building in southern Minnesota Saturday, leaving one of them dead and another in critical condition
Minneapolis Police are investigating a disturbance Saturday night which sent a man to the hospital. It happened just before 5:45 p.m. at a business in the 600 block of First Avenue North.
State officially changes name of Lake Calhoun to its original Dakota name, Bde Make Ska
A 32-year-old man from East Bethel was found dead Thursday following an apparent snowmobile crash
A 25-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with a shooting in Rochester, Minn., that resulted from a car accident Sunday morning
A 25-year-old Rochester man is being held in jail after he shot and killed a teenager after the two were in a vehicle crash over the weekend in the southern Minnesota city. Alexander William Weiss is being held on probable cause for second degree after he shot Muhammed Rahim, 17, also of Rochester, in the chest, police said. Weiss told police it was in self-defense.
Two people hurt after a rollover crash in Bemidji
Authorities in southern Minnesota say a shooting after a Sunday morning car crash left a 17-year-old boy dead and a 25-year-old man in custody. The Rochester Police Department says the shooting, based on statements from witnesses, does not appear to be an incident of road rage. The shooting happened near the intersection of 31st Street and East River Road. When officers arrived at the scene, they found Muhammed Rahim, of Rochester, lying in the road with a gunshot wound to his chest.
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Minneapolis, Minnesota shooting at 48300 block of Dupont Ave: no casualities
8 month ago
Minneapolis, Minnesota shooting at 3900 block of Dupont Ave: no casualities
One person was killed Saturday in a stabbing at a Crosby senior living center. According to the Crosby Police Department, officers were called at about 8 a.m. to 500 Heartwood Drive on reports of a stabbing. When officer arrived, they located a female victim who was pronounced dead on scene. Police say they took on suspect into custody
8 month ago
Minneapolis (Bloomington), Minnesota shooting at 1321 E 78th S: no casualities
A propane heater likely started a fire that destroyed a Jennie-O turkey barn in New York mills, Minnesota early Friday morning. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office says they were called to the scene, 41963 County Highway 53, around 12:15 a.m. When deputies and fire personnel arrived on scene, the barn was fully engulfed.
A Cloquet woman who reported hearing strange sounds in her basement last week discovered a home intruder who was wanted by police after a domestic incident, authorities said. Kent David Olson, 46, reportedly grabbed the woman by the arm, telling her that he was cold and had been there all afternoon. He then brandished a knife, stole the victim’s cellphone and left, according to the Cloquet Police Department
Two people were hospitalized after escaping from a house fire in Belle Plaine Thursday night. Firefighters were called to a home on a 18000 block of Kelley Lake Road just before 10:30 p.m.
Authorities have identified the man killed in a Tuesday morning stabbing at an apartment complex in Plymouth
One person is in critical condition after a shooting Tuesday night in Minneapolis. According to authorities, the shooting occurred just before 10 p.m. on the 3700 block of Logan Avenue North.
The Mahnomen County Sheriff's office is investigating a shooting in Naytahwaush that left a woman seriously injured. Sheriff's officials got a 911 call just after 1 p.m. Tuesday about a gunshot victim. She was taken to the Naytahwaush Clinic, then airlifted to a Fargo hospital.
The Mahnomen County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call at 1:13 p.m. on Tuesday reporting a person with a gunshot wound. Deputies went to the Naytawaush clinic and found a woman who had been shot being treated by the medical staff.
Two people are hurt after a crash on Highway 2 at 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday in Polk County. A 31-year-old man from East Grand Forks was driving a plumbing and heating truck and rear ended a pick up truck driven by 55-year-old David Neset.
One person died in a crash between an SUV and a semi truck south of Hawley about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, a Clay County Sheriff's Department official said. The crash occurred at County Highway 31 and 120th Avenue South, Lt. Mark Empting said.
Plymouth Police investigating an early morning homicide. 1 suspect in custody
Firefighters were at the scene of a fire at a single-family home in Minneapolis early Monday morning. According to the Minneapolis Fire Department, the fire occurred on the 3600 block of Lyndale Avenue South.
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