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June 17, 2019
​ST. PAUL – Driving fast and furious is changing lives forever as speed-related fatalities last year climbed above 100 for the first time since 2008. … To help put the brakes on …

May 23, 2019
UPDATE: The BCA has identified the Morrison County sheriff’s deputy who used a less-lethal munitions shotgun to fire a beanbag round during a use of force incident on May 22 near …

May 20, 2019
​ST. PAUL – Out of the tragedy of one teen’s death comes life-saving change for Minnesotans statewide. For Kathy Cooper, her family’s efforts to strengthen Minnesota’s seat belt law …

May 10, 2019
​ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) has identified the deputies involved in an officer involved shooting incident that happened …

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 …