More details are expected today after a fatal shooting near the northwestern Minnesota town of Tabor, about 30 miles north of Crookston. A rural mail carrier reported he heard two gunshots early Monday which shattered the rear window of his vehicle. That led to a confrontation between an armed man and a Polk County Sheriff’s […]
The Cook County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a U-S Customs and Border guard near Grand Portage. Reports say the incident happened Sunday afternoon at the Pigeon River crossing between far northeastern Minnesota and Canada. The veteran guard apparently shot and killed himself in a parking area at the port of entry. […]
Minnesota’s largest county is in a dust-up over immigration enforcement with the Trump Administration. Hennepin County is being called “non-cooperative” by the White House when it comes to working with immigration officials. The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office disputes the claim saying it cooperates with ICE and the new report is QUOTE “incorrect in some respects.” […]
Fundraising continues for the family of a four-year old boy who accidentally hanged himself in a thrift store changing room in Mankato. Police say Ryu Pena from St. James was playing while his grandmother was trying on clothes when his sweatshirt got tangled on a metal hook in the dressing room next door. More than […]
“Educate before you medicate” is the theme of this year’s National Poison Prevention Week. Lauren Bul is with Minnesota Poison Control System… “Over 60-percent of our calls last year were related to medications both prescription and over the counter. And we chose it in light of the overdose epidemic that’s plaguing the whole state and the […]
Speed and alcohol may have played a role in a snowmobile crash on Shagawa Lake north of Ely Sunday afternoon. The male driver was airlifted to a Duluth hospital and is in critical condition with life-threatening injuries. The man’s name is being withheld pending notification of family.
More than a thousand people turned out last night to attend a candlelight vigil in Delano, to show their support that they won’t tolerate hate. On March 12th someone broke into and vandalized the house of Latanza Douglas, her husband and their three foster children. “Get out” was spray-painted on the siding, and the vandals […]
A vigil was held for the Illinois man shot to death by police in St. Paul last week. The mother of Cordale Handy says officers will have to live with what they did — after her son was killed in the street on the city’s East Side. Police, responding to a domestic violence call, say […]