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May 7, 2019
​ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) has identified two officers who used deadly force during an officer involved shooting …

May 6, 2019
​ST. PAUL — Authorities are renewing their call for information from the public about an arson in November 2016 that gutted a new city hall under construction in the east metro suburb …

May 4, 2019
UPDATE -- ​​The Midwest Medical Examiner has identified the individual who died in an officer involved shooting incident that happened Saturday in Hermantown. According to the medical …

May 3, 2019
ST. PAUL — Following severe weather and flooding around Minnesota this spring, state, local and federal officials will begin Preliminary Damages Assessments (PDAs) in 50 counties and …

April 18, 2019
​ST. PAUL, Minn. – Thousands of motorcyclists will kick off the unofficial start of the Minnesota riding season during the “Spring Flood Run” Saturday, April 20. The route takes riders …

April 10, 2019
​ST. PAUL — Nearly five dozen people are facing possible felony charges following their arrests for attempting to solicit children for sex or for trafficking victims, according to the …

April 5, 2019
​ST. PAUL — Six police officers who were present during the in-custody death of a Rochester, Minn., man have been identified. … Officer Wade Blazejak has been with the Rochester Police …

April 3, 2019
​ST. PAUL — An officer with the Warroad Police Department has been arrested and charged following an investigation by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA). …

April 3, 2019
ST. PAUL – Distracted drivers believe the myth they can multitask behind the wheel. Those killed by distracted drivers — a college student, a pregnant mother, a cross country runner …

April 2, 2019
The college basketball championship in Minneapolis this year means thousands of people will come to the Twin Cities for the event and activities in the days prior to the games. The …