A 51-year-old Minneapolis man is accused of beating his mentally disabled twin daughters, raping them and chaining them to a bedroom door in a case described as torture. The man was charged this week with several felonies, including first-degree criminal sexual conduct, first- and second-assault and abuse of a vulnerable adult by a caregiver. He is jailed on $750,000 bail, with his first court appearance scheduled Thursday.
One person was transported to the hospital Thursday morning as a precaution after a house fire in Minneapolis. According to authorities, the fire started at about 3:30 a.m. at a home on the 2900 block of 44th Avenue South.
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A closer look at this crash on Hwy 65 SB in Ham Lake. It's closer to 143rd Ave. One vehicle is off the roadway
No injuries were reported after a fire broke out in a residential garage in Plymouth Sunday evening. Plymouth fire Chief Rodger Coppa said the call came in as a garage fire on the 5100 block of Upland Avenue North at about 6:15 p.m. Coppa said crews bumped it to a two-alarm fire because of the size of the home and the difficulty of gaining access to the house.
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Serious crash in Richfield. Crime Lab on the scene. One car is in two pieces
Yellow crime scene tape still flutters in the breeze that’s sweeping over an upscale Sauk Rapids neighborhood. This is where neighbors awoke around 2:30 a.m. Friday to the sounds of gunshots, barking dogs and squealing tires
A North Dakota man who was shot by a bystander after reportedly threatening another driver with a knife after a car crash Wednesday in Fridley, a northern Twin Cities suburb, has died of his injuries, according to the Anoka County sheriff’s office.
Authorities say a 15-year-old boy has died after he was struck by two vehicles in a Minneapolis suburb. The Minnesota State Patrol says the boy was hit by a westbound car on Highway 7 in St. Louis Park last evening. He was propelled into eastbound traffic and struck again by another vehicle.
A vehicle reportedly crashed into two pedestrians here Wednesday evening, Feb. 14. Chief Steve Todd with the Detroit Lakes Police Department said first responders were called at 8:37 p.m. to the intersection of Washington Avenue and Highway 10
Businesses and homes near 50th and France in Edina, Minnesota are being evacuated after contractors hit a gas line in the area
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One man is injured, and two deputies are on administrative leave on Sunday. Neighbors describe a Sabin neighborhood as a normally quiet one.
A methamphetamine investigation in northern Minnesota led to the discovery of methamphetamine, heroin and psilocybin mushrooms. The investigation was conducted by the Cloquet Police Department and the Fond du Lac Police Department. As a part of the investigation police obtained a search warrant for a residence on the Fond du Lac Reservation. During the search officers found what they suspected to be approximately 135 grams of methamphetamine, heroin and psilocybin mushrooms. Officers also found and seized six firearms from the home.
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A man was seriously injured in a fire at a Plymouth apartment building late Thursday night. Firefighters and police responded to the 3300 block of Highway 169, at which a fire burned inside one of the building's third-floor units, around 11 p.m.
A Lakeville middle school principal who was on leave during a law enforcement investigation was arrested Tuesday, according to Dakota County jail records. Chris Endicott was booked in the Dakota County Jail, on suspicion of harassment, the records show. Jail records state he was arrested by Apple Valley police. Charges are still pending, but Endicott is expected to appear in court Thursday.
Two girls from Wisconsin reported missing are safe after they showed up at the Minneapolis Police Department's 5th Precinct station. On Monday, the department said 15-year-old Audrey Patricia Nash and 15-year-old Candus Jean Flodin were last seen in the Canal Park area. On Tuesday, the Duluth Police Department said the two girls might be in Mankato or Minneapolis.
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A Minnesota family is heartbroken after an accident ended the life of their 7-year-old son. Simon Caquelin of St. Paul had only been at the Fred C. Andersen Boy Scout camp in Wisconsin for one night when he was severely injured on Jan. 27.
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Close-up of this injury accident on Hwy 65. I see a passenger car and a pickup truck. It's unclear at this time if they are both involved
A woman has died after being struck by a car in Minneapolis Armatage neighborhood Thursday night. pedestrian killed in southwest minneapolis Police: Pedestrian Killed By Vehicle In Southwest Minneapolis. Police say the woman was hit near 54th Street and Penn Avenue South at about 8:24 p.m. Investigators say she was walking southbound on Penn Avenue, and was not in the crosswalk when she was struck.
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BA Hastings, Minn., man has pleaded guilty to a felony charge in a case involving a 2016 hit-and-run that caused the death of a 10-year-old girl, according to an Aitkin County Attorney's Office spokeswoman.
A woman suffered injuries that were life-threatening Wednesday evening, Jan. 31, after her vehicle went into the ditch and hit a tree. The Minnesota State Patrol reports that 59-year-old Jeanette Marie Karkinen, of Menahga, Minn., was southbound on Highway 71 near 384th Street when at 5 p.m., her 2017 Chevrolet Spark went off the road and struck a tree.
One man was killed and a police officer was injured in an officer-involved shooting in St. James, according to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. The BCA said Nicollet County sheriff's deputies spotted a vehicle Wednesday morning that had been reported stolen in New Ulm. Officers pursued the car, but later called the pursuit off for safety reasons.
Rep Jason Lewis R-MN going to a local hospital after train accident
A St. Paul man was sentenced to jail time after pleading guilty to assaulting a 3-week-old child, leaving the baby with a skull fracture and a broken leg. Gerald Monte Hinton, 20, was sentenced Tuesday in a Ramsey County court. Hinton received 120 days in the Ramsey County Jail and 10 years of probation.
SWAT officers use battering ram, chemicals and flash grenades to end nearly 40-hour standoff with man inside University of Minnesota campus hotel room.
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One person is dead following a shooting at a convenience store in St. Paul Monday night. The incident happened at the Quick Stop Market on the 600 block of Payne Avenue. Authorities say there is no threat to the public, but they are questioning people about the incident.
University of Minnesota police say several roads near the Graduate Hotel on the East Bank are closed due to a "public safety incident" taking place inside the hotel. Police say the Washington Avenue Ramp and the U of M Recreation and Wellness Center are both also closed
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.
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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.