Minnesota Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Violent Casino Attack

Minneapolis, Minnesota – A Minnesota man has been sentenced to federal prison for a violent attack that took place at one of the state’s casinos, as reported by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for Minnesota. The incident occurred last Spring when 55-year-old Shawn Rene Lussier from Red Lake allegedly assaulted a person in a hotel room, … Read more

Discovery: Woman and Juvenile Found Dead in Parked SUV in Ramsey, Minnesota

RAMSEY, Minn. — Tragedy struck in Ramsey as emergency responders found a woman and a juvenile female deceased, with a juvenile male injured, in a parked SUV at Rum River Central Park. The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office, in coordination with the Ramsey Police Department, responded to a welfare check at the park around 10 a.m. … Read more

Minnesota Shooter Attempted to Overturn State Firearm Ban

BURNSVILLE, MINNESOTA – Court records revealed that the man who fatally shot two Minnesota police officers and a first responder over the weekend was prohibited from owning a firearm and had previously attempted to overturn the lifelong state ban. The shooter, identified as Shannon Gooden, 38, reportedly had several guns and large amounts of ammunition … Read more

Minnesota Flags Fly at Half-Staff After Burnsville Shooting Leaves 3 First Responders Dead

BURNSVILLE, Minn. — Flags are being flown at half-staff across Minnesota in honor of two police officers and a firefighter-paramedic who were tragically killed in a shooting incident in Burnsville on Sunday. The investigation into the shooting is ongoing, with hundreds of community members gathering at a vigil outside Burnsville City Hall to pay their … Read more

Family in Danger Call Ends in Tragedy: Three First Responders Killed in Burnsville, Minnesota

Burnsville, Minnesota – Two police officers and a first responder tragically lost their lives in Burnsville, Minnesota, while responding to a call for a family in danger, as reported by Minnesota Governor Tim Walz. The heartbreaking incident underscores the constant bravery and sacrifice of law enforcement and first responders. Governor Walz expressed his condolences to … Read more

Minnesota State Trooper Charged With Murder After Fatal Shooting During Traffic Stop

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – A Minnesota state trooper has been charged with murder after fatally shooting a 33-year-old Black man during a traffic stop in July. Trooper Ryan Londregan, 27, is facing charges of second-degree unintentional murder, first-degree assault, and second-degree manslaughter, according to Hennepin County Attorney Mary Moriarty. The shooting of Ricky T. Cobb II, … Read more

Charged: Minnesota State Patrol Trooper Faces Second-Degree Murder in Shooting Death

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Hennepin County Attorney Mary Moriarty has filed charges against a Minnesota State Patrol trooper in connection with the shooting death of a motorist last summer. Ricky Cobb II, 33, was fatally shot by trooper Ryan Londregan during a stop on Interstate 94 in Minneapolis on July 31 at about 2 a.m. Londregan … Read more

Ballet Legend Murdered with Golf Club in Minnesota Grocery Store

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Prosecutors in Minneapolis have filed murder charges against the suspect involved in the tragic killing of a well-known community member. Robert Skafte, a 66-year-old ballet dancer and beloved grocery store cashier, was found behind the counter of Oak Grove Grocery with a golf club through his torso. The suspect, Taylor Justin Schulz, … Read more

Dating App Dangers: Minnesota Artist and Activist Killed in Colombia

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. State Department is warning American travelers about the risks of using dating apps while visiting Colombia, following a series of “suspicious deaths” of U.S. citizens in the South American country. Colombia has been designated as a country where Americans should “reconsider travel” due to concerns about crime, terrorism, civil … Read more

Minnesota Police Update Community on Emotional Vigil for 22-Year-Old Shot at Cloquet Super 8

CLOQUET, Minn. – Family and friends gathered in northern Minnesota Wednesday night for an emotional vigil, honoring the life of 22-year-old Shellby Trettel, who was tragically killed while working at the Super 8 hotel in Cloquet on Monday night. Along with Trettel, another man, Patrick Roers, 35, was also a victim of the shooting, leaving … Read more