Minnesota News
  • St. Paul crime lab suspends drug tests

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – St. Paul’s police chief has suspended drug testing at the department’s crime lab following reports of shoddy procedures. The lab has lost its biggest customers, including the Minnesota State Patrol …

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    19 Jul 12
  • Dayton sorry for comparing NFL players to war vets

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he’s sorry he compared NFL players in trouble with the law to returning war veterans. The first-term Democrat apologized Thursday in a statement that said …

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    19 Jul 12
  • Rochester man pleads guilty to stabbing toddler

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – A Rochester man has been sentenced to 27 years in prison after pleading guilty to stabbing a 2-year-old boy. Twenty-three-year-old Antonio Roebuck pleaded guilty to first-degree attempted murder for repeatedly stabbing …

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    17 Jul 12
  • 3 Minnesotans find needles in airline sandwiches

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Sandwiches served to three Minnesotans were among five found with needles on board Delta Air Lines flights. Jim Tonjes of Plymouth and Jack Drogt of St. Paul say they found sewing needles …

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    17 Jul 12
  • Historical Society returns artifacts to Bois Forte

    NETT LAKE, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Historical Society has returned thousands of archaeological artifacts to the Bois Forte (boys fort) Band of Chippewa. The collection includes stone tools, arrowheads, ceramics and copper artifacts which …

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    17 Jul 12
  • Children in murder-suicide in protective custody

    APPLE VALLEY, Minn. (AP) – Police say two young children are in protective custody after their father fatally shot their mother before killing himself in Apple Valley. Capt. Mike Marben says relatives of the woman …

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    16 Jul 12
  • Body found in burned car in Rice County

    CANNON CITY TOWNSHIP, Minn. (AP) – Rice County sheriff’s investigators are working to identify a body found in a burned car. Authorities say the body was discovered Sunday in the vehicle in rural Cannon City …

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    16 Jul 12
  • Teen ejected without knowledge of driver

    BLACKDUCK, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota State Patrol says a driver who bounced in and out of a highway ditch unknowingly lost her backseat passenger, who was ejected through a broken window. The patrol says …

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    16 Jul 12