Hennepin County sheriff’s deputies spoke to a paramedic and EMS worker near a crashed vehicle at 53rd and Humboldt avenues on Friday in Brooklyn Cen

Police pursuit of murder suspect preceded crash that injured 5

Brooklyn Center officers chased the suspect until the car collided with another carrying five people near the intersection of 53rd and N. Humboldt avenues.
July 23

Family remembers girl, 6, killed in crash with car fleeing police in Brooklyn Center

Parents said Blessings McLaurin-Grey had overcome odds starting from birth.
Local
July 23
Researcher Carrie Jennings paddled by farm tile drains emptying into the South Fork Crow River, a major source of Mississippi River pollution. 

How the little, polluted Crow River clouds the Mississippi

The Crow is the first major agricultural river emptying into the mighty waterway, and it doubles the Mississippi's nutrient pollution, state officials say, adding phosphorous, nitrogen and sediment.
Local
July 23
One of the most popular stops along the 3-mile drive each spring at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is the flowering crabapple collection featuring

Metro briefs: Arboretum gets $1.2M federal grant

Carver CountyArboretum gets $1.2M federal grantThe Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is getting a new parking lot, with help from a federal grant aimed at supporting tourism.The…
North Metro
July 22

Motorcyclist dies after colliding with pickup truck in Andover

The wreck happened Friday morning at 173rd Lane NW. and Tulip Street.
North Metro
July 21

Driver killed when SUV crosses into oncoming traffic in Champlin

The incident began as traffic was slowing, the State Patrol said.
Local
July 21
Blaine police officer Joe Matzke directed traffic Wednesday at the 3M Open golf tournament.

Sporting events put Blaine police to the test

It's all hands on deck for the Target USA Cup and the 3M Open.
North Metro
July 21

Anoka County inmate back in custody after brief escape

Multiple agencies participated in a manhunt after an inmate got free Wednesday afternoon.
Golf
July 21
Rickie Fowler drives from the first tee on Wednesday during the pro-am at the 3M Open at the TPC Twin Cities in Blaine.

Will big hitters dominate in Blaine as 3M Open tees off this morning?

The 3M Open, in its first three summers as a PGA Tour event, produced two of the longest-driving winners you'll find. But is the TPC Twin Cities really just a bomber's course?
July 20

Search near Bemidji yields body of man who had been threatening violence since leaving home days ago

The 21-year-old man was found by searchers about three-fourths of a mile from his home.
North Metro
July 18
A passenger boarded a Northstar train at Target Field station in August 2020.

Anoka County, Metro Transit locked in Northstar funding dispute

The County Board approved a $1.95 million payment, but Metro Transit said that's not enough to cover the county's share of costs.
North Metro
July 18
This sign sits along Interstate 94 near Moorhead.

3 Twin Cities family members killed when semis crush their SUV in Moorhead work zone

Another serious crash occurred a day earlier in the same construction zone.
Local
July 17
Hennepin County sheriff’s deputies spoke to a paramedic and EMS worker near a crashed vehicle at 53rd and Humboldt avenues on Friday, July 15, in Br

Child dies after crash during Brooklyn Center police pursuit

The 6-year-old was one of five people injured Friday after colliding with a suspect being chased by police.
Local
July 16
Fridley High School

Metro briefs: Fridley High School gets new activities director

FridleyNew activities director joins Fridley High SchoolJustin Reese is the new activities director at Fridley High School. He began his new role July 1.Reese has…
North Metro
July 14
Monika Dipert keeps water bottles for brushing her teeth on her bathroom vanity in her home in Andover. She was shocked to learn last summer that her

A year later, some Andover residents still waiting for solution to polluted drinking wells

There are no signs that more than 50 Anoka County homeowners will be able to use their faucets anytime soon.
Local
July 13
The Anoka County Attorney’s office charged Fady Bshara Daw with three felony counts of filing false tax returns. Daw faces up to three years and thr

Anoka County tobacco wholesaler charged with skirting $1.3 million in taxes

Fady Bshara Daw of North Oaks faces up to three years for the crimes,
North Metro
July 12
Deana and Denis Molla told the Star Tribune they were asleep in the house along with their 2-year-old son and 5-month old daughter when the fire erupt

Charges: Brooklyn Center man faked Trump flag arson, BLM vandalism

Man collected insurance money and got donations from "Patriots for the Mollas" GoFundMe account, prosecutors say.
Local
July 12
July 11

One killed in fiery crash after police chase in Chisago County

Another person in the vehicle was critically injured.
Local
July 11
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced its final batch of recipients Monday. The awards are based in part on standardized test results.

Three schools produced a quarter of state's National Merit recipients

Forty-three of this year's 158 winners attend Mounds View, Minnetonka or Wayzata high schools.
North Metro
July 10

Anoka man arrested, charged with murder of infant daughter

Baby died in his care 13 years ago, police say