Cops, Courts & Fires

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Owatonna man accused of threatening police arrested on charge

ST. PAUL — A Minnesota man who allegedly bragged about planning to kill a police officer at a pro-Trump rally in St. Paul was accused ... Read more

13 hours ago by Associated Press.

Police: Willmar man working in his garage is killed by a stray bullet

WILLMAR — Authorities are investigating the death of a Willmar man they said was killed by a stray bullet while he was working in his ... Read more

13 hours ago by Associated Press.

Vehicle rummaged through and other reports

A vehicle was reported rummaged through at 1:49 p.m. Monday at 806 Troy Road. A handicap placard was taken.    Vehicle egged A vehicle was ... Read more

21 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Snowmobile, other items stolen and other reports

A 2006 Arctic Cat Crossfire snowmobile was reported stolen at 8:56 a.m. Friday at 2004 E. Main St.  An Xbox was reported stolen at 9:51 ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Pedestrian struck by car on I-35 near Clarks Grove

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle Saturday morning while on Interstate 35 near Clarks Grove. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Bobby Jo Rhodes, ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Hollandale teen injured in crash in Mower County

An 18-year-old Hollandale woman was injured in a crash Saturday morning on Minnesota Highway 251 in Mower County. Aubrieana Rae Strain was taken by Mayo ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Vehicle stolen, recovered and other reports

Albert Lea police received a report of a stolen vehicle at 7:14 a.m. Thursday at 923 S. Fourth Ave. The vehicle was reportedly later discovered ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Bill introduced to increase penalty for those who attempt to kill police

Roughly one year after Waseca Police Officer Arik Matson was shot in the head while responding to a call of a suspicious person, a bill ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Catalytic converter stolen and other reports

A catalytic converter was reported taken off a vehicle at 12:07 p.m. Wednesday at 1725 E. Main St.   Assault reported Police received a report ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Theft by fraud and other reports

Police received a report at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday of theft by fraud. A person’s credit card was reportedly being fraudulently used for Walmart grocery pickup.  ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Reports.

Albert Lea man arrested after chase in stolen vehicle

Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested an Albert Lea man early this morning after a short vehicle chase in a stolen vehicle.  Brandon Johnson, 38, ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Reports.

FBI warns of possible ‘Boogaloo’ violence at Minnesota Capitol this weekend

The FBI says members of a far-right group that wants to foment a second civil war scouted out the Minnesota State Capitol ahead of a ... Read more

1 week ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

Faulty equipment to blame for 911 issue in Minnesota 

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Emergency Communication Networks division is learning more about the incident that affected 911 service for residents in eight southeastern ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Tires slashed and other reports

Police received a report at 9:14 a.m. Monday of tires that were slashed on a 2008 Honda Accord at 210 E. Front St. Damage was ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Officer with knee to George Floyd’s neck to be tried alone

MINNEAPOLIS — A former Minneapolis police officer who held his knee to the neck of George Floyd for minutes will be tried separately from three ... Read more

1 week ago by Associated Press.

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