Crime

Many Factors to Blame for Duluth Power Outage

DULUTH, Minn.-Power has been restored to all Minnesota Power customers as of 10 a.m. The first outages, reported at about 5 p.m. last night, caused 4,000 customers to lose power in many East Duluth neighborhoods. Minnesota Power contributed the outage…

Death Investigation at Virginia Jail

VIRGINIA, Minn. - On Tuesday, February 21, 2017, just before 2 p.m., a St. Louis County Corrections Deputy was making his rounds at the Virginia Jail when he noticed an unresponsive male collapsed inside of his cell. Medical personnel were…

Court Hearing Held Today in West Duluth Murder Case

DULUTH, Minn.-A suspect in connection with an October murder at the 2000 block of West Superior Street was in court today. 54–year–old Orin Vann has been charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm. Today an omnibus hearing…

State Lawmakers Channel Grief Into Fight Against Opioids

ST. PAUL (AP) - In statehouses across the country, lawmakers with loved ones who fell victim to drugs are leading the fight against the nation's deadly opioid-abuse crisis, drawing on tragic personal experience to attack the problem. In Minnesota, for…

Police Officer Killed While Replying to Traffic Accident

WHITTIER, Calif. (AP) — A California police officer was killed and another wounded in a shooting Monday while they were trying to help a man who had been in a traffic accident in Whittier, officials said. The two city police…

Male Arrested on Felony Warrant and Firearm Charges

DULUTH, Minn. - Friday afternoon, just after 1:30 a.m., the Duluth Police Department responded to a residence in the 1100 block of 87th Avenue West after receiving information that an individual residing there had a felony warrant. Officers arrived at…

Panel Discusses Untested Rape Kits

DULUTH, Minn. - Duluth has the highest number of untested rape kits in the entire state. UMD hosted a panel that discussed the reasons for the backlog and the progress being made to…

14-year-old Boy Accused of Fatally Shooting 2 Brothers

WEST ALLIS, Wis. (AP) - Prosecutors have filed charges against a 14-year-old boy accused of fatally shooting two teenage brothers during a failed attempted to rob them of money and marijuana at a house in a Milwaukee suburb. Charging documents…

Minneapolis Man Shot by Chicago Amtrak Police Officer Dies

CHICAGO (AP) - A Minneapolis man who was shot by Amtrak police near Chicago's Union Station has died. Chicago Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says 25-year-old Chad Robertson died Wednesday. Robertson was taking a bus from Memphis to Minneapolis and was…

Teammates Remember Homicide Victim

DULUTH, Minn. - The victim of Duluth's first homicide of 2017 is twenty-two-year old William Grahek. He is the son of a St. Paul police sergeant and also served in the Army. Police…

Student Killed in Shooting was Son of St. Paul Police Sergeant

DULUTH, Minn. - The 22-year-old victim in Tuesday's shooting, has been identified as William Andrew Grahek, a Duluth resident. Authorities have stated that no suspect is in custody at this time, and the investigation continues to be very active at this…

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