>>Man Arrested in 2023 Minneapolis Shooting That Injured 9 People

(Minneapolis, MN) — A man is in custody following a shooting in Minneapolis that injured nine people. Officers say around 6 p.m. August 20th, 2023, 18-year-old Jaden Butcher allegedly opened fire on a large crowd with an automatic assault-style rifle. The victims included six juvenile males, a woman, and two men. Three of the juveniles and one man sustained life-threatening gunshot wounds, while the others suffered non-life-threatening injuries. Butcher was arrested Tuesday, though no charges have been filed yet.

>>Sen. Pappas Ushers Midwifery Bill in Senate

(St. Paul, MN) — Senator Sandy Pappas has successfully ushered a midwifery bill through the Senate. The unanimously passed legislation aims to facilitate midwives’ access to necessary medications by clarifying existing language by stating that licensed traditional midwives may obtain or possess medications within the scope of their practice. This comes after recent issues with suppliers ceasing to sell certain medications to midwives despite statutory approval for their administration. Pappas emphasizes that the bill will eliminate a significant obstacle for midwives in providing essential care to patients.

>>Red Lake Man Sentenced to Nearly 7 Years in Prison for Sexually Abusing a Minor

(Minneapolis, MN) — A Red Lake man has been sentenced to nearly seven years in prison for sexually abusing a minor. Court documents say 63-year-old Ronald Pearson sexually abused a minor while visiting a Red Lake Indian Reservation residence on August 27th, 2022. Pearson pleaded guilty to one count of sexual abuse of a minor on September 6th, 2023.

>>Police Make 2 Arrests in Stabbing in Champlin

(Champlin, MN) —  Two people are jailed in the northwest metro, and a victim is hospitalized after a stabbing Wednesday night in Champlin.   Officers say the wounded man was treated at the scene and taken to the hospital in stable condition.  Police say a man was taken into custody this morning (Thurs), and a woman was also arrested.  Charges are pending.


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