On Monday night, a man police are identifying as R.W.S. staggered into the Duluth Detoxification Center was a stab wound in his chest.SWORD-WIELDING MADNESS:-- Chris Meusburger of St. Paul allegedly wanted to sword-fight his 62-year-old female neighbor -- Man allegedly threatened to behead girlfrien ... More >>
Worthy of marriage, pastor says.What would Jesus have done with Denny Hecker and Christi Rowan? Pastor Peter Geisendorfer-Lindgren figures he would have let the bankrupt and jailed former auto magnate get married to his girlfriend, who is also facing time behind bars.
Mr. and Mrs. Jailbird.Make that: Christi Rowan-Hecker. Fellow jailbirds Denny Hecker and Christi Rowan say they got married by phone on Feb. 22, but Minnesota law says that doesn't count, and the Hennepin County Attorney is looking into the legality of their license. If it's true that absen ... More >>
Hecker and Rowan: Soul mates.Convicted auto fraudster Denny Hecker moaned to the media from prison recently that he blamed himself for all the legal trouble facing Christi Rowan, his girlfriend -- including possible prison time of her own. But it sounds like she spent last night behind bars ... More >>
300 pounds of marijuana seized in Big Lake.Suspected of being a stash house, the home on Sherburne County Road 83 in Big Lake Township had been under watch for five months by the time police moved in on Valentine's Day. When the dust settled, 300 pounds of marijuana had been seized, and five ... More >>
Denny Hecker, foiled again.It's good to know that when push comes to shove, bankrupt auto failure Denny Hecker has a firm grasp on what's really important in life. Like his Harley Davidson.
Nice day for a white collar crime wedding.Talk about your modern romance. Yesterday, Denny Hecker had a meeting with his lawyers at the U.S. Attorney's offices in Minneapolis, when there was a knock on the door. It was Rev. Peter Geisendorfer-Lindgren, the pastor who has been helping Hecker ... More >>
Denny Hecker is back behind bars.Bankrupt auto dealer Denny Hecker has been booked into the Sherburne County jail, and treated to a new mug shot. That's not what he expected out of a routine federal court hearing yesterday, and today he got more bad news: He may stay behind bars until his se ... More >>
Sarah Jarosz is nabbed in a brass-knuckle beat downMaybe we shouldn't say this, out of consideration for law enforcement folks, but for goodness sakes people, if you're going to break the law, leave the darned video camera at home, and keep your cell phone in your pocket. Concentrate on the t ... More >>
A woman used her cell phone to get help as her boyfriend sexually assaulted her this weekend. Unfortunately, Sherburne County Sheriff's deputies arrived after the assault had already taken place.
Patrick Olson faces a possible 25 years in prison. He was arrested on Dec. 31 in his Haven Township home.
Minnesota's unhealthy obsession with Garrison Keillor might have just gone too far.
His attorneys say he is being treated unfairly in jail and not given the same freedom as others in the clinker.
A federal judge released Michael Catain from custody because he wasn't a flight risk. His neighbors must be thrilled
While federal authorities praise Petters Co. Inc., mole Deanna Coleman for opening the case against Tom Petters, police had signs of p ... More >>
The quixotic wife abuser keeps his eyes on the prize
The agent who ordered the arrest of "20th hijacker" Zacarias Moussaoui joins a law firm known for its aggressive defense of immigrant rights
Street-fighting dogs: Inside the world of the much-abused, ever-maligned pit bull
Why Heat rap better without men
Welcome, friend, to the booming field of "subprime" mortgages. Think you can't afford a house? You're probably right, but that won't stop us from putting you in one!
How Minnesota's new governor set the table for this year's budget-slashing "crisis" in state healthcare spending
One thing is certain: Roy Hagen killed his wife with a single blast from a 12-gauge shotgun. After that, the story gets a whole lot murkier.
Josh Wagner tips the scales at 150 pounds. The animals he tries to ride weigh ten times as much. Other than that, they're a lot alike.