Theon Jarrett and Don West of Intermediate District 287. The cooperative serving about 1,000 high-needs kids in Hennepin County is reporting success a

Minnesota school district sees benefits to life after cops in schools

Arrests down in system that serves high-needs kids.
East Metro
July 10

Authorities ID man struck and killed on freeway in Arden Hills

Authorities have identified a 48-year-old New Brighton man who died days after being struck by a car in Arden Hills.Troy Alan Birkholz, 48, had been…
North Metro
July 7
The Minnesota Judicial Branch shuttered a project with Tyler Technologies last year after the company failed to meet deadlines and address dozens of u

Anoka County suing tech company over troubled property tax database

Tyler Technologies was also blamed for a failed online records project for the Minnesota Judicial Branch.
North Metro
July 7
Steven Markey worked as an office assistant in Minneapolis at the time of his death in June 2019.

Teen sentenced to 22 years for fatally shooting man in northeast Mpls.

Younger teen charged in the killing could have his case moved to adult court Tuesday.
North Metro
July 7
Police investigated in 2019 near where a van plowed into a Minneapolis bus shelter.

Champlin man who crashed into north Minneapolis bus shelter found incompetent for sentencing

Court will review George Jensen's mental status in six months
West Metro
July 6

Charge: Officers revived pulse, tended to gunshot wounds of Bloomington restaurant owner

20-year-old charged in that robbery and a St. Paul liquor store heist.
South Metro
July 4

Twin Cities metro police blotter, July 5

ANDOVER JUNE 14 Drunken driving. Officers responded to a motor vehicle crash at Bunker Lake Boulevard and NW. Goldenrod Street and arrested a 30-year-old…
North Metro
July 4

Prison for Twin Cities woman whose ginseng investment scam raked in nearly $500K

Her investors were promised extraordinary returns on their investments.
West Metro
July 2

2 felons arrested, accused of shooting Bloomington restaurant owner during robbery

The suspects were out on probation at the time of the crime in mid-June.
North Metro
June 30

A hot day for picking berries

Strawberry picking at Berry Hill Farm in Anoka on Tuesday.
North Metro
June 29

Rollover crash north of Twin Cities kills driver

A driver was killed after his pickup rolled over north of the Twin Cities, authorities said.The crash occurred late Friday about 4 miles west of…
North Metro
June 25
Honeywell is closing its Coon Rapids plant.

Honeywell eliminating 212 positions in closure of Coon Rapids plant

The company will be shutting down its Coon Rapids plant.
North Metro
June 24
SWAT personnel were called to a house fire in Andover.

Gunman kills himself during standoff where Andover home burned to ground

Andover property was site of an earlier incident when owner fired shots.
North Metro
June 12

Minneapolis youth basketball coach charged with sexual assault of preteen boy

Aaron J. Hjermstad had worked at a Minneapolis charter school and coached with a youth outreach group.
North Metro
June 12
Anoka County sheriff's deputies used tear gas to disperse a crowd that was partying and fighting on a beach at Lake George County Park in Oak Grove on

Tear gas used to disperse 'unruly' crowd at Lake George Regional Park beach

The park was closed for at least the second time this week, authorities said.
June 12
Frank Gerald Meyer was found dead in his home in Makinen, Minn., in October 2019.

Mora couple arrested in connection with 2019 death of Makinen man

Frank Meyer, 47, was found dead in his Mora home in October of last year.
West Metro
June 12
The Lowry Avenue bridge in Minneapolis closed for about five hours Monday as police investigate a fatal crash at Lowry Avenue and Marshall Street NE.

Charges: Minneapolis man sped, ran red light before causing fiery fatal crash

Abdullahi A. Mohamed, 22, was charged with two counts of criminal vehicular homicide and two counts of criminal vehicular operation.
East Metro
June 10

Body of missing man recovered from Forest Lake

The man jumped off a pontoon late Sunday afternoon in windy conditions and was unable to swim back to the watercraft, authorities said.
North Metro
June 9

Pedestrian killed in Columbia Heights was 59-year-old city resident

Impairment was not believed to have been a factor, the Anoka County Sheriff's Office said.
East Metro
June 8

Search on for man presumed dead after jumping off pontoon on Forest Lake

Authorities presume that the man did not survive.
West Metro
June 7
Daniel Mack

ID'd: Man fatally shot in head in Minneapolis, found outside hospital

The 26-year-old from Brooklyn Park was shot in the head, authorities said.