Author: Joshua Cobb

Hennipen County Jail Escapee Has Short Lived Freedom

Hennipen County Jail Escapee Has Short Lived Freedom

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA – The short lived freedom for Hennepin County Prison escapee has come to an end. The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office recaptured an inmate that escape at approximately 7 a.m. Wednesday morning. Michael Simon, 57, was caught on surveillance footage running down streets. The U.S. Marshal Service and local law enforcement officers and agencies eventually arrested Simon in Little […]

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Mexican Citizen Pleads Guilty to Faking His Own Kidnapping in an Attempt to Obtain a Visa

Mexican Citizen Pleads Guilty to Faking His Own Kidnapping in an Attempt to Obtain a Visa

ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA – United States Attorney, Erica H. MacDonald, announced the guilty plea of a Mexican citizen, Alejandro Mario Cortes, that faked his own kidnapping in efforts to fain an immigration visa. According to Cortes’ guilty plea, he admitted to orchestrating a fraudulent kidnapping that resulted in him ending in St. Paul, Minnesota. Cortes had a co-conspirator, his nephew, […]

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Video Emerges of Chicago Police Shooting Autistic Teen

Video Emerges of Chicago Police Shooting Autistic Teen

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – Surveillance video has emerged of a off-duty Chicago law enforcement officer shooting and wounding an unarmed autistic African-American teenager in last year. Recently, the Civilian Office of Police Accountability released seven videos and four audio files related to the shooting of then-18-year-old Ricardo Hayes by Chicago Police Officer Sgt. Khalil Muhammad at 5:06 AM on Aug. 13, 2017 in […]

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Minnesota Department of Health Looks to Progesterone to Combat Infant Mortality

Minnesota Department of Health Looks to Progesterone to Combat Infant Mortality

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA — In efforts to reduce infant mortality, the Minnesota Department of Health is highlighting the value of Progesterone for pregnant women. Progesterone is a hormone that a woman’s body naturally makes during a pregnancy and is vital for an infant’s health. Recent studies show that the practice of Progesterone shots can help reduce the risk of a preterm […]

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