Frighteningly, 2013 is shaping up to be the year of the Molotov cocktail. First it was the Midtown Greenway, then it was an alleged domestic juggalo terrorist in Montevideo, and now, the Soviet-style incendiary devices are making headlines in Duluth.SEE ALSO: Duluth muffin macer sprays man following ... More >>
SEE ALSO -- Matthew Ellsworth: Sex with student not criminal because it happened during summerHigh school English teacher Matthew Ellsworth, 36, had a sexual relationship with a then-17-year-old girl last summer. The girl was a student in Ellsworth's spring 2011 class at Spectrum High School, a char ... More >>
Shane Bauer, left, Josh Fattal: Back home, and speaking out.Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal have returned to the United States, and begun describing their two-plus-year ordeal in Iran as accused, convicted, and imprisoned "spies." The two Americans had to go on hunger strikes just to receive letters ... More >>
Kristopher Miller was shot dead on May 11.Derrick Griffin, an associate pastor at the North Side's True Vine Missionary Baptist Church, has been charged with murdering North High School staffer Kristopher Miller, who was found shot dead in front of his home last week.
Griffin, 40, was arrested l ... More >>
Kristopher Miller was a popular North High staffer.Minneapolis police have arrested 40-year-old Derreck Griffin, an associate pastor at True Vine Missionary Baptist Church on the city's north side, in connection with Kristopher Miller's shooting death early Tuesday morning.
Griffin, who is ... More >>
Jarso Johannes Adem: Part of the problem.Jarso Yohannes Adem has admitted he threw battery acid on his former girlfriend in St. Louis Park because he couldn't handle her rejection
It's the kind of growing violence we usually read about coming out of places like Afghanistan, South Asia or Afr ... More >>
Minneapolis is mellow -- comparativelyWe hear lots of teeth gnashing over our spiraling homicide count, cuts to our police and firefighting budgets, pot hole-infested roadways and gimpy NFL quarterback. But the truth is, despite that stuff, the Twin Cities is one of the least stressful metrop ... More >>
Photo: banspyAnthony Smeby was found passed out behind the wheel of the stolen carWhen Ramsey County Sheriff's deputies finally tracked down the car he's accused of taking at gunpoint in Dinkytown, Anthony Smeby didn't prove to be much of a challenging arrest. He was passed out behind the car ... More >>
Minneapolis police say a suspect has been arrested in the murder of 16-year-old Andrew Battees. Thomas Joseph Neeland, 26, is currently in custody at the Hennepin County Jail on a charge of probable cause murder.
Minneapolis cops found Battees early in the morning of June 13 laying in the fr ... More >>