>> Four young men have been arrested after an incident involving robbery and rape near downtown St. Paul. It happened early Tuesday when two 18-year old girls were talking with two high school boys in a parking lot along the river. The girls were reportedly assaulted in one of their vehicles while the boys were detained. After a manhunt and another robbery in West St. Paul, four suspects, ages 16-20, were arrested.
>> The body of a man was pulled from the St. Croix River Tuesday afternoon between Lakeland and Hudson, Wisconsin. The Star Tribune reports a 19-year old man died while bystanders were able to rescue a 18-year old man who tried to save him. The 18-year old from Maplewood was unconscious but soon revived. No identities have been released.
>> Searchers are due out again this morning in Wright County, looking for a man who likely drowned in the Crow River. 18-year old Levi Wuollet of Dassel was last seen Monday near Howard Lake. Friends and family reportedly saw him swimming in the river when he went under.
>> A Clay County crash that sent two people to the hospital Tuesday night was caused by a distracted driver. The Minnesota State Patrol says an eastbound car was stopped on Highway 34 east of Barnesville, waiting to turn left, when it was rear-ended by a cargo van which pushed it into a westbound car. The patrol says the van’s driver was “distracted by something in the van” and didn’t see the stopped car.
>> A mid-week road trip might be in order as an event honoring the music of Prince happens tonight in Cleveland. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame calls it: “Let’s Go Crazy: A Prince Dance Party.” Prince, who died at this Chanhassen home and studio last year, was inducted into the Hall in 2004.