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August 31, 2016
Charges allege man angry with Zorbaz bouncers fired gun in parking lot in Spicer
WILLMAR -- Authorities say the man who allegedly fired several shots out of his truck in the Zorbaz restaurant parking lot early Sunday in Spicer had been angry at the bar’s bouncers for telling him to pour out his half-finished drink. That’s according to a criminal complaint...
August 31, 2016 - 9:06pm
May 9, 2016
St. Paul police fatally shoot man who reportedly fired at officers
ST. PAUL — “Drop the gun,” St. Paul police yelled at a man who had reportedly fired at officers early Monday morning. Residents in the...
May 9, 2016 - 8:59pm
May 4, 2016
Senate shoots down gun cell phone cases
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans may think mobile telephone cases that look like guns are fun, but state legislators are close to banning them. “Someday,...
May 4, 2016 - 8:26pm
April 7, 2016
Creator of phone-shaped gun says governor’s criticism of his plans is misdirected
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday came out strongly against soon-to-be-released double-barreled, .38-caliber handgun designed...
April 7, 2016 - 8:19pm
January 17, 2016
North Dakota, Minnesota see record highs in handgun permits
FARGO — During the past decade, the number of people with a permit to carry a concealed handgun has increased more than fivefold in North Dakota...
January 17, 2016 - 8:18pm
December 14, 2015
On Sandy Hook anniversary, activists call for gun restrictions
FAIRFAX, Va. — U.S. gun control activists called for expanded background checks for firearms purchasers and for a ban on sales to people on...
December 14, 2015 - 7:48pm
December 3, 2015
U.S. authorities look for militant links to shooters in California mass slaying
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — The couple accused of killing 14 people at a holiday party in southern California had more than 6,000 rounds of ammunition...
December 3, 2015 - 3:25pm
November 16, 2015
Sioux Falls man charged with criminal sexual conduct in Pipestone
PIPESTONE — Frederick James McAbee, 41, of Sioux Falls, S.D., was arrested Friday on charges of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, first-degree burglary, second-degree assault and possession of a firearm after having been convicted of a crime of violence. All of the charges are...
November 16, 2015 - 7:41pm
November 9, 2015
Woman dies, man in custody after shooting at American Legion
AURORA — A woman has died and a man is in custody after a shooting in northeast Minnesota Sunday, the East Range Police Department said in a news release. Police responded to the American Legion in Aurora just before 9:15 p.m. to find a 49-year-old woman with a gunshot wound. She...
November 9, 2015 - 8:54pm
August 12, 2015
Minnesota, North Dakota reach reciprocity on concealed weapon licenses
BISMARCK — North Dakota and Minnesota have resolved a longstanding disagreement over reciprocity for concealed weapon licenses. North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem announced Wednesday that effective immediately, Minnesota will recognize Class 1 licenses from North Dakota...
August 12, 2015 - 9:27pm
July 15, 2015
Man indicted for pointing gun at officer’s head in St. Paul Wal-Mart
MINNEAPOLIS — A Wisconsin man has been indicted on charges of pointing a gun at a St. Paul police officer’s head at a St. Paul Wal-Mart, running away and then leading law officers on a dangerous high-speed car chase down a major city roadway. Minnesota U.S. Attorney Andrew M....
July 15, 2015 - 10:03pm
August 28, 2014
Man killed by police in day care lot
RAMSEY — Police responding to a report of a suspicious vehicle in a day care parking lot Thursday afternoon in Ramsey shot and killed a man they say pulled a gun on them. Learning Lodge employees called Ramsey police about 3 p.m. to report that three men had been sitting in a...
August 28, 2014 - 9:09pm
June 10, 2014
16-year-old suspect has turned self in, police say
COLUMBIA HEIGHTS — A 16-year-old from Columbia Heights who allegedly fled after shooting and injuring his older brother Monday has turned himself in, according to the Anoka County sheriff’s office. The juvenile will be held at Anoka County’s juvenile detention center in Lino...
June 10, 2014 - 8:57pm
Shooter gets 40 years for killing guardsman in plot
ST. PAUL — He lay in wait in the dark basement, biding his time until his victim came home and fell asleep, nervously listening as a dog barked upstairs, wondering if the voices he heard were on the TV. Finally, Aaron William Allen walked up the stairs to a bedroom where Brandon...
June 10, 2014 - 8:52pm
May 20, 2014
Arrest made in robbery near Long Branch Saloon
WORTHINGTON — A Worthington man faces first- and second-degree aggravated robbery charges following an incident early Sunday morning. Jose Manolo Arevalo Cortez, 32, faces the charges, both felonies, after allegedly robbing a man at gunpoint. The Worthington Police Department...
May 20, 2014 - 9:09pm