Jon Collins Feature Archive

A young mother told police that she drowned her 6-year-old daughter in the bathtub "to save her from the world." (12/24/2014)
A 66-year-old man tried to rescue a 40-year-old, but got pulled into Lake Superior himself by a large wave. (12/24/2014)
A Fergus Falls City Council member and business school professor died in a car accident following a police chase in Otter Tail County on Monday evening. (12/24/2014)
Police said they received reports of a shooting at the SuperAmerica at 296 E. Seventh St. shortly before 6:30 p.m. (12/23/2014)
City Attorney Sandra Johnson said her office may also seek restitution for additional security costs incurred by the Mall of America and city of Bloomington due to the protest. (12/23/2014)
The man died after crashing into an unoccupied police car while fleeing from law enforcement. (12/23/2014)
Minneapolis Police Department spokesman John Elder said there are "heightened states of awareness" about officer safety, but the department's message to officers is to focus on public safety. (12/22/2014)
The program launches Jan. 1, but commuters can sign up for the program on Metro Transit's website right away. (12/19/2014)
Authorities also identified the two officers who shot Johnathon Dean Mar, 18, of Kennewick, Wash., following the discovery of a dead man at a rest stop and a high-speed pursuit. (12/19/2014)
Authorities have confirmed the identity of two men who died Wednesday in a string of incidents that included an apparent killing at a Maple Grove rest stop and a fatal police shooting. (12/18/2014)
The volunteer rate in Minnesota remains higher than other states -- but it is falling. (12/18/2014)
An apparent killing at a Maple Grove rest area early Wednesday led to a police chase that ended with officers killing the suspect. (12/17/2014)
The latest lawsuit by the former Minnesota governor claims HarperCollins is profiting from defamatory references in a book by Chris Kyle, a deceased Navy SEAL. (12/16/2014)
Backers say the effort will help fill the growing demand for high tech workers in Minnesota. Tuition costs $12,500. Applications are due Jan. 22 (12/15/2014)
In a memo Thursday the U.S. Department of Justice said American Indian tribes can legalize marijuana in their territories as long as they follow the same conditions required of states that have legalized the drug. (12/12/2014)