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MN National Guard member killed by motorcycle in hit and run

Specialist Mollie Mahowald survived tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan as a member of the Minnesota Army National Guard.

But her 24 years were cut short when she was fatally struck by a motorcyclist in Elko New Market over the weekend. 230 more words


Girl shot dead in St. Paul identified as Minnetonka HS student

The girl killed in a Sunday morning shooting in St. Paul was a student at Minnetonka High School.

Samantha Burnette, 16, died in an alleyway shooting on the 700 block of Sims Ave. 256 more words


Update: Teenager dead, woman injured after shooting in St. Paul

Police in St. Paul are investigating a shooting Sunday morning that left a female teenager dead and another injured.

The St. Paul Police Department was called to the shooting in an alley on the 700 block of Sims Avenue at 7:30 a.m., after receiving a report of shots fired, … 202 more words


Were you at the St. Cloud mall attack? If so, the FBI wants to talk

The FBI is asking for help from the public as it investigates last weekend’s knife attack that left 10 people injured and the attacker dead. 210 more words


Thieves smash cases, steal valuables in raid on Edina jewelry store

Police are searching for the men who carried out a smash-and-grab raid at a Twin Cities jewelry store in broad daylight Wednesday.

The R.F. Moeller store at 50th and France in Edina was hit at 10:25 a.m., when three black men entered the store, smashed display cases and “stole an undetermined amount of jewelry and valuables,” 123 more words


Mother of hidden Lakeville girls will spend up to 233 days in jail

The Lakeville mother who hid her two teenage daughters from their father on a farm in west-central Minnesota has been sentenced to jail time.

Sandra Grazzini-Rucki… 298 more words


An FBI terrorism task force is taking over the St. Cloud mall attack case

The investigation into the St. Cloud mall attack is being taken over by the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force.

The St. Cloud Police Department announced Tuesday afternoon that the Crossroads Center stabbing attack is now a federal investigation, as agents try to determine whether there are any links to international terrorist groups. 197 more words