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Philando Castile family reaches nearly $3 million settlement with city for fatal traffic stop
Minn. man sentenced to 52 years for murder, kidnapping, sexual assault
1 dead, 2 treated after apparent CO poisoning during weekend boating excursion
Minn. DNR fee increases take effect July 1
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Former Green Bay Packers star charged with slapping daughter
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Far northern portion of Paul Bunyan State Trail to close until early to mid-October
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June 13, 2017
Think crowded jails are an urban problem? A new study says rural jails are growing fastest
When policymakers talk about problems with the nation's jails and over-incarceration, they are often discussing concerns that center on the largest...
June 13, 2017 - 9:26am
Man tells police he broke newborn's leg 'in blind rage'
ST. PAUL — A 3-week-old girl was found to have a skull fracture and broken leg Saturday, June 10, in St. Paul, and the baby's 19-year-old...
June 13, 2017 - 8:51am
Police Blotter - June 13
Brainerd police ARRESTS—A 30-year-old man was arrested at 9:03 p.m. Wednesday for trespassing following a disturbance on the 700 block of North Fifth Street. A 30-year-old man was arrested at 3:50 p.m. Wednesday for disorderly conduct following a report of a suspicious person...
June 13, 2017 - 8:35am
June 12, 2017
Jury begins deliberating charges brought against officer who fatally shot Philando Castile
ST. PAUL -- The manslaughter trial of Jeronimo Yanez is now in the hands of a jury. The defense and prosecution both presented closing arguments...
June 12, 2017 - 8:46pm
New court date set for man charged with causing Bemidji school bus crash
BEMIDJI, Minn. — A warrant for the arrest of the Tennessee man officials say caused a Bemidji school bus crash was quashed, shortly after...
June 12, 2017 - 11:57am
A year later, the victims of a Florida nightclub shooting are remembered in a pre-dawn ceremony
ORLANDO, Fla. - The names of the 49 people killed in a Florida nightclub last June were read aloud early on Monday in a pre-dawn remembrance...
June 12, 2017 - 7:09am
June 10, 2017
2 charged following search warrant
Two people arrested as a result of a search warrant in northeast Brainerd were charged Friday in Crow Wing County District Court. Charged were...
June 10, 2017 - 6:00am
June 9, 2017
'I didn’t want to shoot Mr. Castile,’ Yanez says in emotional testimony
ST. PAUL -- St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez had tears in his eyes as he described to the jury what ran through his mind in the seconds...
June 9, 2017 - 9:37pm
Police Blotter - June 9
Baxter police ARRESTS—A 23-year-old woman was arrested at 8:45 p.m. Tuesday for fifth-degree assault and disorderly conduct following an...
June 9, 2017 - 1:00pm
Texas sheriff's deputy and her husband charged with murder in chokehold at Denny's
Days after an off-duty Texas sheriff's deputy was accused of helping her husband choke a man to death outside a Denny's restaurant, both have...
June 9, 2017 - 12:40pm
Search warrant in NE Brainerd nets drugs, 2 arrests
The Lakes Area Drug Investigation Division executed a search warrant Thursday morning at a residence in northeast Brainerd. The Crow Wing County...
June 9, 2017 - 7:00am
Meth, handgun and cash land man in jail
PIERZ—A 33-year-old man was arrested Tuesday after drug agents seized 7 grams of methamphetamine, a .22-caliber handgun, digital scales...
June 9, 2017 - 4:00am
June 8, 2017
Police Blotter - June 8
Crow Wing sheriff ASSAULT—Report at 11:13 p.m. Monday of an assault with a firearm in the vicinity of the 12000 block of Butternut Road...
June 8, 2017 - 10:00am
June 7, 2017
Charges: Brainerd man says sheriff 'as good as dead'
A 71-year-old Brainerd man faces eight criminal charges after he allegedly threatened to kill a private citizen and law enforcement officers,...
June 7, 2017 - 6:56pm
June 6, 2017
Police Blotter - June 6
Brainerd police DISTURBANCE—Report at 5:44 a.m. Monday of a subject verbally assaulting the complainant on the 1400 block of Pine Street....
June 6, 2017 - 1:00pm