Category: Crime

Parking Lot Shooting

Parking Lot Shooting

A shooting that took place in a grocery store parking lot in Moorhead is still under investigation by authorities. Around 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, a man with a gun approached a vehicle where a few people were sitting. After an altercation occurred between them, the man fired into the vehicle. One juvenile was hit and has been released from the […]

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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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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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Meeker County Assault

Meeker County Assault

Around two in the morning on Sunday morning, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a call about an assault that took place in the 400 block of Meeker Avenue North. After authorities attained a search warrant, they were able to retrieve the gun along with some drug-related¬†items. Authorities say Michael Downham of Watkins was engaged in an argument and it […]

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Former Minnesota Superintendent Accused of Embezzlement

Former Minnesota Superintendent Accused of Embezzlement

  MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA – A federal count of bribery has been added to charges against a former Minnesota superintendent who has been accused of embezzling public funds. Prosecutors say the former Shakopee schools chief, Rod Thompson, used his position of authority to solicit a construction company to embezzle money. Additionally, authorities say Thompson embezzled more than $70,000 from the district […]

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Church Bus Crash

Church Bus Crash

    The man convicted in a church bus crash in Texas now faces up to 270 years in prison for his actions. 21-year-old Jack Dillon Young pleaded no contest to 13 counts of intoxication manslaughter and one additional count of intoxication assault. According to toxicology reports, Young had smoked marijuana and taken twice the prescribed dose of his medication […]

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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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Drug-Induced Homicide

Drug-Induced Homicide

WHEATON, Ill.-38-year old Francis Emanuele from Chicago has pleaded guilty to supplying a 15-year old student with a fatal amount of methadone. Emanuele pleaded guilty to drug-induced homicide and indecent solicitation of a child on Monday. The 15-year-old student from Spain became ill and was later found not breathing on May 3, 2016. A syringe and a bottle of methadone […]

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13-year old Jayme Closs

The Search for Jayme Closs

(Barron, WI) The search for missing teen Jayme Closs is taking a new direction. Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald says the search for Jayme Closs remains top priority, but the incoming tips have declined. Authorities will move to a more methodical process in the search for Jayme. The teen was confirmed missing after deputies responded to a 911 call and […]

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St. Cloud Burglary and Attempted Sexual Assault

St. Cloud Burglary and Attempted Sexual Assault

St. CLOUD, MINNESOTA- On Monday Morning (October 29th), the St. Cloud Police Department responded to a burglary and attempted sexual assault on 7th Avenue South. A young woman woke up to a half naked man inside of her bedroom, he grabbed the woman by the ankles. She was able to get the attention of her roommates, who pushed the man […]

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