St. Paul Pioneer Press
ST. PAUL — Clarence Castile says he's not giving up hope. He's disappointed that Officer Jeronimo Yanez was acquitted of charges in the killing of his nephew Philando Castile. He says the system is flawed when Yanez can walk away from what he sees as a terrible mistake without so much as a legal slap on the wrist.
LE SUEUR, Minn. -- A motorcyclist was fatally injured last week in Scott County southwest of the Twin Cities when cargo tumbled from a pickup truck, causing the trailing motorcycle to hit another vehicle and crash. Thomas Willis Ely, 57, of Le Sueur was hospitalized after the June 8 crash and died Sunday at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale.
KANSAS CITY -- For 40 minutes, Minnesota United coach Adrian Heath was satisfied with how his reserve-filled lineup fought against Sporting Kansas City’s regulars in a fourth-round match of the 104th U.S. Open Cup. But separation showed in the final minutes of Wednesday’s first half as Kansas City scored a pair of goals before the break and added two more deep in the second half for a 4-0 win at Children’s Mercy Park.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Vikings had quite a surprise in store Wednesday for Randy Moss and Ahmad Rashad. When Moss went to Winter Park, he thought it was to discuss his role for February’s Super Bowl at U.S. Bank Stadium. And Rashad was in the Twin Cities after having ankle replacement surgery here last week.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -- A judge on Monday sentenced a Lauderdale man to 39 years in prison for shooting into a car full of Somali-American men and wounding two of them last summer in Minneapolis. According to the Hennepin County attorney’s office, Anthony Sawina apologized in court to the victims but then erupted as deputies were returning him to custody.
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Vikings have booked one heck of an opening act in U2, who will play US Bank Stadium on Sept. 8, three nights before the football season kicks off with a game against the New Orleans Saints. Tickets for the concert go on sale at 11 a.m. Monday, June 12, through Ticketmaster.
ROSEVILLE , Minn. -- A Roseville Area High School senior was killed in a motorcycle crash the day before graduation. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Declan Ronan Raverty, 17, of Roseville died late Thursday afternoon in Oak Park Heights when his motorcycle struck an SUV.
ANDOVER, Minn. -- The three people found dead in an Andover home Wednesday evening appear to have died in a murder-suicide, according to the Anoka County sheriff’s office. Deputies went to the home at 7 p.m. Wednesday for a welfare check. A neighbor became concerned after not seeing the residents for a couple days or the usual activity at the home, the sheriff’s office said. Deputies found the door unlocked and discovered the bodies of three adults inside.
ST. PAUL -- A St. Paul woman bit off a large chunk of her ex-husband’s ear during a drunken fight this past weekend, according to court records.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- A 38-year-old man with a history of mental health and drug problems is suspected of fatally stabbing his parents with a screwdriver at their Eden Prairie home this week. Nathan Lehman, of Eden Prairie, was charged Friday with two counts of second-degree murder in the deaths of Robert and Debra Lehman at their home. According to a criminal complaint filed by the Hennepin County attorney’s office: