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July 19, 2018
The gravestone purchased by John W. Albrecht remains on the gravesite of his late wife, Sandra. The gravestone purchased by some of the Albrecht siblings is stored by a local funeral home after their father and oldest brother had allegedly removed it and hid it on the family farm, where law officers recovered it. Forum News Service file photo
Theft of mother's tombstone worsens split as family enters court battle in western Minnesota
6 hours 42 min ago
After two South St. Paul police officers were wounded in a shooting on Thursday, July 19, Dustin Allen Bilderback, 33, was arrested on suspicion of four counts of attempted murder and four counts of use of deadly force against a peace officer. (Courtesy of Dakota County sheriff's office)
Suspect identified in shooting of two South St. Paul officers
7 hours 25 min ago
Edward Muhammad Johnson, 42, is the inmate suspected of killing a corrections officer at the state prison in Stillwater on July 18, 2018. Johnson is serving a 29-year sentence for the 2002 murder of his girlfriend at his Bloomington apartment. (Courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Corrections)
Suspect in Minnesota prison guard's death witnessed his own mother's murder
7 hours 28 min ago
Joseph Gomm, who died after being attacked with a weapon by an inmate serving time for murder at the Stillwater state prison on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Photo courtesy of Minnesota Department of Corrections
Coworkers vow to fight for more staff at Minnesota prison where guard was killed
7 hours 52 min ago
Ex-employee of Fergus Falls auto dealership sentenced for swindling police across Minnesota
10 hours 46 min ago
Jason Vadner
Truck driver found guilty in crash that killed Vining, Minn., teen
10 hours 56 min ago
Drone, K-9 deployed to nab suspects in cornfield in west-central Minn.
11 hours 44 min ago
'Race' called a factor in Minnesota reservation jail appeal
12 hours 35 min ago
Minnesota man arrested in connection with multi-county burglaries
12 hours 57 min ago
Joshua Hagen, left, and Jerald Brown each face criminal charges after a fight broke out at the Thief River Falls City Hall last week.
Charges filed in northwest Minnesota City Hall fight
13 hours 46 min ago
The scene in South St. Paul where a police officer was shot Thursday, July 19. Mara Gottfried / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Officer shot in South St. Paul; suspect arrested
15 hours 3 min ago
Crosslake police:  INTOXICATED—Report at 4:24 p.m. Friday of an intoxicated person dressed in only a robe, flashing drivers on Crow Wing County Road 103. Officer located the female and brought her home to her husband.
Police blotter - July 19
15 hours 20 min ago
 (Idris Solomon/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Internet sleuths help identify Ohio skeleton found in 1975
15 hours 28 min ago
July 18, 2018
Denise Mcfadzen and Dalton Mcfadzen
Suspect found unfit for trial in pipe-wrench murders of Frazee mom, son
July 18, 2018 - 9:55pm
Kevin R. Scaia. Submitted photo
Northern Minnesota city councilor found guilty of groping assault in bar
July 18, 2018 - 9:26pm