BROOKLYN PARK

5-year-old shot and killed in Brooklyn Park, brother in custody

BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (KVRR) – A five-year-old boy is dead after a Thanksgiving night shooting in Brooklyn Park. Police say the initial investigation determined that a 13-year-old boy in the home was handling a gun. Several other juveniles were present as they were attempting to make a social media video. At some point the 13-year-old male shot the gun, striking…

MSUM Official Goes to Vigil for Daunte Wright

A vigil for Daunte Wright being held at the North Hennepin Community College in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota.

BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (KVRR) — An Minnesota State University Moorhead official joined others at a vigil for Daunte Wright. “While this didn’t happen in Moorhead, being a part of MinnState the system-wide, it felt imperative to come down,” MSUM Director of Diversity & Inclusion Jered Pigeon said. A vigil for Daunte Wright being held at the North Hennepin Community College…

Woman Charged After Locking Son, 8, in Cold Garage, Killing Him

The Brooklyn Park woman was charged Monday in connection with the boy's death in February 2018.

MINNEAPOLIS–A Minnesota woman is charged with manslaughter after authorities say she locked her 8-year-old son in a cold garage overnight, leading to his death. The Brooklyn Park woman was charged Monday in connection with the boy’s death in February 2018. The outside temperature at the time was in the negative single digits. According to the criminal complaint, the mother called…

Democrat Melissa Hortman Elected Minnesota Speaker of the House

State Representative Is From Brooklyn Park

ST. PAUL, MN —┬áThe 2019 Minnesota Legislature is in session. The House and its new Democratic majority were called to order around noon, while the Senate, where Republicans hold a two-vote majority, convened soon afterward. Democrat Melissa Hortman of Brooklyn Park was elected as House speaker. New Democratic Gov. Tim Walz told reporters he’s ready to cooperate with lawmakers from…