After a crowded but largely uneventful primary season, Gov. Mark Dayton finally found out who his general election challenger will be late Tuesday night. Jeff Johnson, the former Hennepin County commissioner and GOP-endorsed candidate, snagged the nomination with 30 percent of the vote, beating out ... More >>
Tyler Caputo, a 21-year-old Mankato resident, allegedly sold a synthetic hallucinogen called 2C to buyers who would drop by his place. Dealt from one person to the next, drugs from his batch ultimately ended up in the hands of 22-year-old Louis Folson-Hart and 17-year-old Chloe Moses, both of whom d ... More >>
Amy Senser will testify during her trial on criminal vehicular homicide charges, her defense attorney revealed during opening statements. Prosecutor Deborah Russell and defense attorney Eric Nelson kept their opening arguments brief this afternoon, with each side presenting a bare outline of their ... More >>
Police say Timothy Lamere took the same 2C-E that killed Trevor Robinson-Davis.The Anoka County attorney has officially charged Timothy Richard Lamere with third-degree murder for his role in a mass 2C-E overdose.According to the criminal complaint, Lamere provided the drug that lead to 19-year-o ... More >>
Lance Lundsten's death has been ruled a suicide.When Lance Lundsten, a gay high schooler from Miltona, died in January of this year, his death was initially reported as a suicide. The news rocketed around the internet -- another gay teen who took his life after reported bullying at the hands ... More >>
City PagesFletcher provided these terrorism briefs to City Pages to prove he wasn't lyingFormer Ramsey County Sheriff Bob Fletcher has given City Pages a batch of documents he says are some of the terrorism briefs he has been accused of lying about creating.The documents--some marked "Confidentia ... More >>
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In the capital city, a generation of younger, harder, more randomly violent gangsters wage war on themselves
How Minnesota cops and the war on drugs made a successful entrepreneur out of a small-time hustler and snitch named Michael Felix
Laura Goodman-Brown, Minnesota's crime-victims ombudsman, is about to become a victim herself. And she says it's a crime.
The city and neighborhood activists fight over a blighted corner in St. Paul
Scott Paulson was sick of his stepson's complaints about a white posse beating up his black friends. Then the phalanx of trucks pulled up on his lawn.
Community advocates say being young, Asian, and male is enough to get you in trouble with the St. Paul police
Some people think crack and furniture-stripping fumes made Chuck Strobel crazy. But it was the rural peace and quiet that drove him over the edge.