With The Heist, an independently released album that's landed at the number two spot on the Billboard 200 charts and two of the year's biggest viral singles, Macklemore is quickly becoming one of the most visible new artists in music today. The Seattle MC, who recently performed his hit "Same Love" ... More >>
SEE ALSO: Mr. Potato Head Robber: Mpls police ask for help finding disguise-wearing bank heister [PHOTOS]Around 10 a.m. yesterday morning, a U.S. Bank branch location in a St. Louis Park Byerly's was robbed. Brandishing a gun, a man approached a teller, demanded cash, and then fled on foot. No arres ... More >>
SEE ALSO: Teens face felonies after allegedly stealing cop radio and broadcasting, "F**k the police"Well, at least he got an epic road trip out of it.Jacob Engler, a 21-year-old resident of Murdock, Minnesota, works on a farm. He allegedly stole a car, somehow persuaded his boss' 16-year-old daughte ... More >>
Wesley John Winston, 21, stole a car last Friday around 1:30 a.m. Unfortunately for Winston, it was a bait car parked by police.
The 1995 Nissan Pathfinder was parked at LaSalle Avenue South and 14th Street and came with a silent alarm, GPS, and internal video surveillance.
Less than 10 minutes a ... More >>
Benito Hernandez Romo Jr. was looking for a job when he stole a car, prosecutors say.
Romo was in Apple Valley for a job interview when he took someone else's car for a joyride. According to police, the car's rightful owner parked his car at a train station in Apple Valley just before 7 a.m. Januar ... More >>
Waseca City Councilwoman Cynthia Coy pled guilty Tuesday to ripping off foster children by falsifying visitation records to the tune of $1,735.80.
But she won't have to step down from her position as a city official because she has entered into a plea agreement with the Steele County attorney's ... More >>
Conventional wisdom incorrectly holds that city streets become less safe when the economy tanks, and in a general sense the past year proved no different in most cases -- including in Minneapolis and St. Paul -- according to the FBI. The crime rate generally is falling.
But there were certai ... More >>
Sandra Bathke's bank heist has earned her a Christmas in the clink.Sandra Leanne Bathke told police she robbed the Elysian Bank in order to keep a roof over her head. The 70 year old's plan worked -- sorta.
Bathke was nabbed shortly after she threatened a teller and walked out of the bank w ... More >>
After he was booked, Swanson smiled for reporters.Michael Richard Swanson smiled for the cameras during his perp walk Tuesday in Algona, Iowa.
It's hard to see why the 17-year-old from St. Louis Park would take two counts of first-degree murder so lightly. If he's convicted, he'll spend the ... More >>
Roseville Police DepartmentMajor the award winning police dog is stabbed in Maplewood.Major, a German shepherd with the Roseville Police Department, was stabbed early Friday morning while sniffing out car thieves in a trucking company parking lot in Maplewood.
Cops had rigged up a bait car ... More >>
Carson's lawyer says her client was hoping to die in a confrontation with copsThere's some bargaining going on in the sad case of Ex-Minneapolis police SWAT officer Timothy Carson, who awaits sentencing for a January bank heist in Apple Valley.
Carson "drew his loaded gun, jumped onto the te ... More >>