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September 25, 2016
Police capture gunman who shot and killed five at Washington state mall
BURLINGTON, Wash.—A man believed to have opened fire with a rifle at a Washington state mall, killing five people, was captured on Saturday,...
19 hours 52 min ago
September 24, 2016
Report: Loaded gun found in N.C. had fingerprints matching victim
CHARLOTTE, N.C.—A gun recovered at the scene of the fatal shooting of a black man by police in Charlotte was loaded and had fingerprints...
September 24, 2016 - 10:10am
Records summary for Sept. 24
Arrest WILLMAR—Following a traffic stop Friday morning, a 23-year-old man was arrested on two counts of third-degree DWI, possession of...
September 24, 2016 - 12:00am
September 23, 2016
Jacob Wetterling's disappearance remained a mystery for 27 years
ST. CLOUD — The question lingered for nearly 27 years. Investigators internalized it. Patty Wetterling repeated it hundreds, perhaps thousands,...
September 23, 2016 - 6:04pm
Minnesotan indicted by grand jury for father's murder
FERGUS FALLS — A state grand jury has indicted a Fergus Falls man on first-degree premeditated murder for the death of his father in earlier...
September 23, 2016 - 7:31am
September 22, 2016
Tulsa officer charged with manslaughter for fatal shooting seen on video
TULSA, Okla.—The white Tulsa police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man whose car had broken down and blocked a road was charged...
September 22, 2016 - 7:21pm
Police: Minnesotan left mother, brother dead in their home for a year
WHITE BEAR LAKE, Minn.—Two people found inside a White Bear Lake home had been dead for more than a year before officers discovered them Tuesday,...
September 22, 2016 - 3:07pm
Minnesota woman charged with throwing coffee in cop's face
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A 60-year-old Crookston woman faces felony charges after allegedly throwing a cup of coffee on a city police officer who...
September 22, 2016 - 1:48pm
Mom who hid daughters on western Minnesota horse farm going to prison for 8 months
ST. PAUL—A Stillwater woman who took her two daughters to western Minnesota to keep them from their father in Lakeville will serve nearly eight...
September 22, 2016 - 8:34am
September 21, 2016
Fargo judge refuses to release brother of St. Cloud mall attacker for funeral
FARGO—A judge in Fargo on Wednesday denied a request from a Cass County Jail inmate for a furlough to attend the funeral for his brother,...
September 21, 2016 - 6:59pm
Vikings superfan connected to 'extremely large' pot seizure
A Minnesota man who cultivated a notable alter-ego as a sports fan was allegedly connected to more than 170 pounds of seized marijuana after...
September 21, 2016 - 1:12pm
Suspected U.S. bomber's father says he called FBI about son
ELIZABETH, N.J.—The father of the Afghan-born man arrested after weekend bombings in New York and New Jersey reported concerns about his...
September 21, 2016 - 10:21am
September 20, 2016
Willmar man recounts St. Cloud stabbing
It was a matter of seconds and small decisions. If Ryan Schliep, of Willmar, and his girlfriend, Jaylynn Patzoldt, of Spicer, had found the...
September 20, 2016 - 9:56pm
U.S. probing Afghan-born bomber's motive, foreign travel
LINDEN, N.J.—U.S. investigators are looking for clues to why an Afghanistan-born man might have planted bombs around the New York area...
September 20, 2016 - 8:21pm
Jim Carrey sued for wrongful death of ex-girlfriend
LOS ANGELES — The husband of Jim Carrey's former girlfriend sued the actor on Monday, accusing him of illegally supplying Cathriona White with...
September 20, 2016 - 4:52pm