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Arrest Made in Synagogue Fire, No Evidence of Hate Crime Yet

36-year-old Matthew James Amiot of Duluth arrested for arson.

DULUTH, Minn.- At a press conference Sunday Duluth Police and Fire announced that a suspect has been arrested for starting the Adas Israel Synagogue Fire. 36-year-old Matthew James Amiot of Duluth was arrested for Arson Friday afternoon, Duluth Police Chief Mike Tusken said. Charges are imminent, meanwhile authorities recommended charging Amiot with arson in the first degree. Despite being arrested…

Proctor Car Wash Burglarized

Thieves broke into a change machine stealing $30 dollars in quarters and dollar coins

PROCTOR, Minn.- A small car wash owner in Proctor is out thousands of dollars after one or more thieves broke into a change machine. Only about thirty dollars in quarters and dollar coins were taken, but the damage to the self-serve car wash is more like three thousand. Owner Mike Podgornik says he came into work this morning to find…

Second Homicide in Two Weeks Leaves Hibbing Anxious

Families Start Locking Doors, Looking After Kids Outside

HIBBING, Minn.- The city of Hibbing is on edge after Hibbing Police make three arrests in the suspected murder of 33-year-old Joshua Lavalley of Aurora. Formal charges are pending against two men, 18 and 20, as well as a 17-year-old female all from Hibbing. Meanwhile residents, especially those who exercise on the Mesabi Trail, are shaken up. “We go running…

One Arrested After Stolen Military Vehicle was Recovered

The Hibbing Police Department has arrested a male suspect for stealing a military vehicle.

HIBBING, Minn. – Hibbing Police have arrested a male for stealing an HEMMT wrecker from the Hibbing Minnesota National Guard Armory. Police responded to a call around 1 p.m. to the Hibbing Minnesota National Guard Armory and were updated by maintenance personnel who had followed the vehicle. The driver of the stolen vehicle was taken into custody without incident. The…

Suspect in Custody Following Alleged Bank Robbery in Orr

Authorities are still investigating incident.

ORR, Minn. – According to the Saint Louis County Sheriff’s Office a suspect is in custody following an alleged bank robbery this morning in Orr. The alleged bank robbery happened at the American Bank of the North located on Highway 53 in Orr. The authorities are still investigating the incident. Check back for further updates on this case as they…