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Three charged in weekend downtown drive-by shooting

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office charged three people with riot and weapons offenses in connection with a downtown drive-by shooting over the weekend.

No charges in pond drowning deaths

No felony charges will be filed against the driver of the car that plunged into a retention pond in St. Louis Park last fall, killing two young children.

Minnesota couple charged with receiving welfare while living life of luxury

Colin and Andrea Chisholm claimed they were destitute but had hundreds of thousands of dollars and a yacht.

Stowaway boy may soon be going home

Details must be worked out, but the airline stowaway boy could return home soon, a judge has ruled.

Drunk driver in police chase, fatal crash pleads guilty

Yia Her, who led police on a high-speed chase through downtown Minneapolis before colliding with a car, pleaded guilty

Guilty plea in Verizon employee kidnapping

Ronald Jackson, one of the two men who stuffed a Verizon Wireless employee into the trunk of a car, pleaded guilty to kidnapping.

Two charged in beating, robbery inside fitness center locker room

Dalal Bayle Idd and Kamal Elyas Maqadin were charged in the robbery and beating of a man in the locker room of an Eden Prairie Life Time Fitness.

Jury convicts in 13-year-old's shooting death

A jury convicted Kemen Lavatos Taylor, II on nine counts, including first-degree murder, in the shooting death of Rayjon Gomez. Taylor was sentenced to life in prison without parole.

Fighting gun violence with creativity

Fed up with the gun violence, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman entered into a collaboration with local playwright Syl Jones, and Mixed Blood theater artistic director Jack Reuler to bring an original play into area schools.