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Child Death Investigation Leads to Barnesville Woman’s Arrest

The investigation is still ongoing.

BARNESVILLE, Minn.–A Barnesville woman has been arrested after a child died at Sanford Hospital in Fargo. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office and Barnesville Police Department were called to the hospital for reports of felony neglect on Thursday. Shortly after officers opened an investigation, the child passed away. Thirty-five-year-old Kellie Anderson was taken into custody and charged with felony neglect. Police…

Death of Suspect In Custody In Moorhead Under Investigation

High Plains Fugitive Task Force took the individual into custody on outstanding felony warrants on Tuesday

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating the death of a suspect in custody in Moorhead. High Plains Fugitive Task Force took the individual into custody on outstanding felony warrants shortly after 1 p.m. Tuesday. They were in the 700 block of 4th Street South in Moorhead. During the arrest, the suspect complained of shortness of breath…

Waseca Police Officer and Suspect Are Shot

WASECA, MINN. – A police officer and a suspect have been shot and wounded in southern Minnesota. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says the officer was taken by air to a Twin Cities hospital following the shooting Monday night in Waseca. The suspect was transported by ambulance to the same hospital. There’s no immediate word on their conditions. The…

Sexual Assault Case Dropped after Minnesota Agents Mix Up DNA

The BCA says it will continue to work on the case.

MINNEAPOLIS–Prosecutors have thrown out rape charges filed against a convicted sex offender accused of attacking an employee at a Twin Cites amusement park in 2018 after his attorney discovered investigators mixed up the DNA tests. 27-year-old Austin Jeffrey Jones was scheduled to stand trial next week on two charges related to the alleged assault at Valleyfair in Shakopee. A defense…

Minnesota Authorities: Gunman Killed Himself in Police Shootout

Authorities earlier said the man was killed by police.

COTTAGE GROVE, Minn.–Authorities say a gunman who carjacked several vehicles, sexually assaulted a woman and briefly held a family of four hostage in their suburban St. Paul home died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, not by police gunfire. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said Tuesday night that a medical examiner determined 34-year-old Noah Ante Erickson killed himself during an…

Man Who Shot at Pursuing Officers has Died of Injuries

The driver had an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

LITTLE FALLS, Minn.–State investigators say a driver who fired at pursuing law enforcement officers in central Minnesota and who shot himself after crashing his vehicle last week has died of his injuries. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says Todd County sheriff’s deputies attempted to conduct a traffic stop Oct. 15 near Browerville. A pursuit with speeds exceeding 100 mph…

UPDATE: Man Who Shot Himself After Firing at Pursuing Officers Passes Away

Officials fired bean bag rounds and chemical munitions into the vehicle when the driver refused to get out

UPDATE Oct. 21, 2019:  The man injured during an incident in Morrison County last week has died. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner said 36-year old Joshua Ostrowski last known Minnesota address in Browerville, died of a single gunshot wound to the head. LITTLE FALLS, Minn.–State investigators say a driver who fired at pursuing law enforcement officers in central Minnesota shot…

Deaths of New Brighton Couple Ruled Murder-Suicide

Police were called to an apartment complex Saturday after receiving a report of a man with a gun and the sound of gunfire.

NEW BRIGHTON, Minn.–The Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office has ruled the deaths of two people in New Brighton a murder-suicide. Police were called to an apartment complex Saturday after receiving a report of a man with a gun and the sound of gunfire. Officers found the body of 34-year-old Mainhia Yang in an apartment with a gunshot to the head….

Man Fatally Shot By Law Enforcement In Coon Rapids

Authorities say a Coon Rapids officer was conducting the stop about 1:30 a.m.

COON RAPIDS, Minn. – Anoka County sheriff’s officials say a man has been fatally shot by law enforcement following a traffic stop in Coon Rapids. Authorities say a Coon Rapids officer was conducting the stop about 1:30 a.m. Thursday, when a male suspect fled on foot and fired shots at the officer. Multiple agencies responded, including sheriff’s deputies, and found…

Otter Tail County Investigating Baby Death

At this time they believe the death is accidental, however the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has joined the investigation.

UNDERWOOD, MN — The Otter Tail County Sheriff is investigating the death of a one month old baby in Underwood, Minnesota. At this time they believe the death is accidental, however the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has joined the investigation. At 5:07 a.m. on Saturday, December 1, the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s office received a 911 call reporting a…