Author: Andrew Legatt

Minnesota Cities Transitioning from Salt to Spraying Brine

Minnesota Cities Transitioning from Salt to Spraying Brine

(ST.PAUL,MINN)UTVS- Minnesota cities are beginning to transition from using salt on the roads to spraying brine in order to keep the roads ice-free this winter. Spraying this saltwater 24 to 48 hours before a storm can remove the amount of salt on the road. Spraying brine also reduces the amount of salt pollution in lakes and rivers. Spraying brine creates […]

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Bemidji Police Fatally Shot Armed Suspect

Bemidji Police Fatally Shot Armed Suspect

(BEMIDJI,MINN)UTVS-Bemidji Law Enforcement officers have fatally shot an armed suspect after struggling over a gun. After making a traffic stop late Wednesday night, officers discovered a passenger had a warrant out for their arrest. After the passengers were ordered out of the vehicle, the officer noticed the passenger had a handgun. The officer and passenger struggled for control of the […]

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Schwan’s Home Delivery Sold to South Korea Company for $1.8 Billion

Schwan’s Home Delivery Sold to South Korea Company for $1.8 Billion

(BLOOMINGTON,MINN)UTVS- The deep-rooted Minnesota food distributor, Schwan’s Co, was bought by South Korea’s largest food company. The company known for home deliveries was bought by CJ Cheiljedang for $1.8 billion dollars. Cheiljedang will hold 80% stake in Schwan’s and will control all businesses that serve restaurants, grocery stores and other retailers. The other 20% of the stake will remain with […]

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Teen Found Guilty in the Murder of Minneapolis Man and Baby

Teen Found Guilty in the Murder of Minneapolis Man and Baby

(MINNEAPOLIS)UTVS-19-year-old Jquan McInnis has been found guilty of two counts of first-degree murder. McInnis shot and killed 20-year-old Gustav Christianson II and seven-month-old Jayden Redden in the back seat of a car after a dispute between Christianson and Redden occurred. Hennepin County District Court Judge Jeannice Reding informed the prosecutors and defense attorneys of her verdict earlier in the week.

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Minnesota Health Insurance Enrollement

Minnesota Health Insurance Enrollement

(ST. PAUL, MINN)UTVS-Minnesota’s health insurance marketplace is now open for enrollment. Starting Thursday, Minnesotan’s are able to compare plans from different companies and are able to estimate out-of-pocket costs. The deadline to enroll for the coverage is December 15th, and the coverage beings January 1st. To enroll for the coverage, log onto the MNsure website before December 15th.

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Duluth Infant’s Death is Investigated as Homicide

Duluth Infant’s Death is Investigated as Homicide

(DULUTH, MINNESOTA)UTVS-The death of a Duluth infant is being investigated by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner as a homicide. Jamal Trey Chaterlays-Simpson was only 5 weeks old when he died on August 10th at the Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis. Jamal Trey Chaterlays-Simpson is said to have died from head trauma according to the medical examiner. No one is currently in […]

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FBI Agent Is Sentenced After Leaking Government Documents

FBI Agent Is Sentenced After Leaking Government Documents

(ST. PAUL, MINN)UTVS- A former Minnesota FBI agent is scheduled to be sentenced today in the U.S. District Court after admitting he stole and leaked documents to a reporter. Terry James Albury is said to have betrayed public trust when stealing over 70 documents, 50 of which were ‘classified’. Albury will be sentenced Thursday on one count of unauthorized disclosure […]

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Minnesota Lawmaker Apologizes After Livestream Incident

Minnesota Lawmaker Apologizes After Livestream Incident

(ROCHESTER,MINN)UTVS- Minnesota Republican lawmaker apologizes after stealing the microphone from his Democratic challenger on Monday night. During a forum that was livestreamed on the internet, Duane Quam grabbed the microphone from Jamie Mahlberg and continued to rebut a point on education funding. Quam then offered the microphone back, but dropped it in from of Mahlberg after she refused to take […]

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One Man Left Dead After Crash on Interstate 94

One Man Left Dead After Crash on Interstate 94

(ROGERS, MINNESOTA) UTVS- A construction worker was killed and another left injured on Tuesday afternoon after a crash near Rogers on Interstate 94. Vernon Hedquist and Thomas Wood were working in a construction lane when a semi hit a truck from behind and caused the truck to spin into the construction lane and strike both Hedquist and Wood. Hedquist was […]

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Three Dead After Fatal Minneapolis Crash

Three Dead After Fatal Minneapolis Crash

(MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA)UTVS- A Minneapolis teenager stole an SUV and crashed into a pickup early Sunday morning; leaving three dead. 18-year-old Minneapolis teenager, Dayquan Hodge, is charged with criminal vehicular homicide and four counts of criminal vehicular operation by Hennepin County. Hodge had stolen an SUV and was traveling about 80 miles per hour on Cedar Avenue before running a red […]

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