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Tim Scannell Replaced as Cook County Prosecutor

Appeal Planned in Dismissal of Waseca School Plot Charges

Prosecutors say they plan to appeal the dismissal of six charges against a 17-year-old boy accused of plotting to kill his family and attack his southern Minnesota high school.
    

St. Cloud Police Look for Suspect of Hotel Robbery

St. Cloud police are looking for the suspect who robbed a hotel Tuesday night.

Police were called to the Days Inn, located on 37th Avenue South, around 6 p.m.

The man displayed a weapon and took money from the clerk working the front desk, according to police.

No injuries were reported.

Duluth Woman Gets Creative to Pay for Maternity Leave

A Duluth mother-to-be is getting creative, so she can take maternity leave without any money worries.

Mississippi River Shuts Down 8 Miles to Commercial Traffic

Tow boats and barges are backed up along the Mississippi River near Wabasha.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers shut down an eight-mile-stretch of the river to commercial traffic.

The Corps is dredging the Mississippi after heavy flooding in June washed soil into the river.

Northfield Police Looking for Shooting Suspect Believed to be Threat to Public

Police are looking for a man suspected of shooting a Northfield resident during an armed robbery early Tuesday morning, saying he may still pose a threat to the public.

The incident happened around 12:15 a.m. in the area of Highway 3 and 3rd Street West. Officers found a male victim lying in the street.

Sheriff: No Prior Criminal History for Mendota Heights Man Killed in Alleged Home Invasion

A 34-year-old Mendota Heights man who was killed in northern Minnesota after allegedly assaulting a 72-year-old woman didn’t have a prior criminal record, according to authorities.