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Retired Ramsey Co. Sheriff's Deputy Under Investigation For Missing Evidence

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A retired Ramsey County Sheriff’s deputy is being investigated after pieces of evidence from some of his cases were found to be missing. 82 more words


Emergency Workers Practice Jail Evacuation In Ramsey County

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Police, Firefighters and several other emergency agencies were on hand Saturday for what looked like a major jail evacuation — but this was only a drill. 117 more words


Body Recovered After Canoe Overturns On North Metro Lake

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — One person died Sunday after a canoe with three people aboard tipped on a lake in the north Twin Cities metro, according to the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office. 123 more words


Dog Deemed 'Dangerous' Mauls Miniature Poodle In Front Of Owner

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Shoreview woman is mourning the loss of her dog.

The miniature poodle, named Freddie, was mauled by another dog while the two were out for a walk. 251 more words


Daughter Talks About Mom Killed In Vadnais Heights Fire

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Fire officials are still investigating what caused a New Year’s Day fire in Vadnais Heights that claimed the life of a woman. 338 more words


1 Person Dies In Vadnais Heights House Fire

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Investigators are trying to determine what caused a house fire in Vadnais Heights Thursday afternoon that killed one person.

The fire started just after noon on the 700 block of Berwood Avenue West. 156 more words


Fight looms over license plate readers in MN

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State lawmakers and data privacy advocates are gearing up to crack down on how police use license plate readers.

The tiny cameras are usually mounted on squad cars, sucking up when and where a car was last spotted and checking it against a database of wanted vehicles.   81 more words

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