Jon Collins Feature Archive

The Minnesota State Patrol said Shawn Murphy, 34, of Graceville, Minnesota, who at the wheel of the Cadillac Deville, died in the crash. (01/02/2015)
Law enforcement agencies from across the state arrested 174 drivers for DWIs between Wednesday and early Thursday, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. (01/02/2015)
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has identified the woman found dead in a Plymouth home on Monday as Susan Marie James. (01/02/2015)
Police identified the victims Saturday as Sheron Swanson, 68, and Michael Kelley, 54. Police said Kelley was driving an SUV that crossed the center line of County Road 81. (12/27/2014)
Between three and six inches of snow fell across a wide swath of the state Friday night and Saturday morning, leading to over 300 accidents and one death. (12/27/2014)
St. Paul Public Schools has paid most of its employees who didn't receive scheduled direct deposits this week, the district announced Friday afternoon. (12/26/2014)
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)