Minnesota's DWI courts reduce repeat crimes and save taxpayers around $700,000 a year, according to a study released Wednesday.
The Hennepin County Attorney's office charged a 29-year-old St. Paul woman with murder Tuesday for the weekend shooting of another woman at Augies nightclub.
Minnesota offenders serve two-thirds of their sentences in prison and one-third on a form of parole. As a convicted sex offender, LaVelle Bible was ordered to serve an extra term.
According to the complaint, 46-year-old Michael Ralph Whitelaw allegedly failed to report more than $1 million worth of income over a three-year period.
Out of almost 800 complaints filed between Oct. 2012 and Sept. 30, 2014, most were resolved or dismissed before they reached Police Chief Janee Harteau's desk.
Hennepin County prosecutors have filed rape charges against a 22-year-old homeless man accused of assaulting two women in a downtown Minneapolis parking ramp earlier this week.
Keith Sandberg said the Colfax Avenue fire was the most intense he'd ever encountered. "You're going to do anything to get the kids out."
The ability to match casings left behind at shootings can provide valuable leads to solve crimes, officials say.
The union that represents county deputies endorsed Sheriff Rich Stanek's opponent, Eddie Frizell, a police and military veteran.
Police Chief Janee Harteau skipped a meeting because of a perceived threat. But community groups say they just wanted her to listen.
City attorneys deny the officer used excessive force and they say Alicia Joneja resisted the officer's attempts to control her.
Chief wants volunteer chaplains "fully engaged" in improving relations between cops, citizens.
Ricky James Bedell refused to take part in a chemical dependency program in October because he would be required to talk about the crime that got him locked up.
Flowers alleges he was beaten by officers who came to arrest his teenage daughter.
Mayor Betsy Hodges told the cadets that the city faces a challenge in erasing racial disparities.