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Northern Minnesota Man Charged in Death of Infant Son

A 38-year-old northern Minnesota man has been charged Friday with second-degree murder in the death of his infant son.

Emery Jenkins of Deer River is accused of abusing his son, ultimately causing his death on Oct. 16. He is being held without bail on a pending probation violation.

1 Dead, 1 Seriously Injured in Mille Lacs County Car Collision

A 42-year-old woman died after a car crash on Highway 169 in Mille Lacs County on Thursday morning.

The collision happened around 7:15 a.m. on the highway at 180th Street.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Rolina Karsten of Pease, Minnesota, was driving a Toyota Corolla east on 80th Street and collided with a Ford Explorer after she failed to yield.

Biden Highlights Duluth's Domestic Abuse Response

Vice President Joe Biden is praising a northern Minnesota group for its globally-recognized model for responding to domestic violence.
Biden stopped in Duluth on Thursday to highlight the Duluth Model. The Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs created the Duluth Model, which focuses on the experience of the victim and changing the community as a whole.

Charges Filed in Weekend Stabbing on Fond du Lac Indian Reservation

Officials in St. Louis County have filed charges in the weekend stabbing death on the Fond du Lac Indian Reservation west of Duluth.

1 Dead, 1 Arrested in Cass County Crash

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One person is dead and another person was arrested after a crash in Longville, Minnesota, on Tuesday.

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office was called to a two-vehicle crash on County Road 7 around 9:18 p.m. Tuesday.

When emergency crews arrived, they found two vehicles that had apparently crashed head-on.

Charges: Minn. Plant Worker got Immigrants fake IDs

An employee of a Minnesota slaughterhouse is accused of arranging false identifications this year for at least a dozen people.
Thirty-one-year-old Mireya Reyes of Fairfax is charged in federal court with five felony counts of aiding and abetting the misuse of Social Security numbers while employed with Triple J Family Farms near Buffalo Lake.

2 Suspects in Custody for Stabbing Death on Fond du Lac Reservation

A second suspect has been arrested in the weekend stabbing death on the Fond du Lac Indian Reservation west of Duluth.
The 31-year-old husband of the woman who was fatally stabbed Sunday in Stoney Brook Township was arrested Monday. Authorities said Wednesday a 21-year-old woman from the same township is also in custody.