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Two Suspects Could be Facing Multiple Charges in Hibbing False Imprisonment Case

Incident Happened Yesterday Afternoon in Hibbing

HIBBING, Minn.-Two men were arrested in Hibbing yesterday for alleged false imprisonment. The incident occurred at about 5 p.m. when officers were dispatched to a call of a male being held against his will by another male with a gun in the 3800 block of Second Avenue West. A reporting party said her boyfriend had been contacted by a male to…

Proctor Man Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison on Attempted Murder Charge

Shooting Occurred After Suspect Got Into Argument With His Girlfriend

PROCTOR, Minn.-Forty-one-old Rusty Kallis of Proctor was sentenced today to 16 years in prison for attempted first-degree murder. Kallis was accused of trying to shoot his live-in girlfriend back in 2016. During the incident, police said he fired numerous rounds in a home on the 100-block of Fifth Street in Proctor. The shooting occurred after getting into an argument with…

Woman Who Cut Baby From Neighbor Gets Life Term

Crime Left 22-Year-Old Savanna Greywind Dead

FARGO, N.D.-A North Dakota woman who admitted killing a pregnant neighbor and cutting the baby from the womb while the mother was still alive has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Brooke Crews pleaded guilty in December to conspiracy to commit kidnapping, conspiracy to commit murder and lying to law officers in the August death…

Update in Ashland Officer-Involved Shooting

District Attorney Looking into Case

ASHLAND, Wis.-New details have emerged in an October officer-involved shooting in Ashland. According to authorities there, two officers confronted a 28-year-old man with what appeared to be a gun in his waistband. Police said they ordered him to raise his hands and not go for the gun. Instead, police say he reached for the gun, which caused the officers to shoot…

Hibbing Man Sentenced to Nearly 12 Years in Prison for Sexual Assault of 5-Year-Old

Suspect Pleaded Guilty to Two Felony Charges

Travis TurkHIBBING, Minn.-A 29-year-old Hibbing man has been sentenced to nearly 12 years in prison for his role in a sexual assault case of a five-year-old girl. Travis Turk plead guilty to felony kidnapping and burglary in the first degree back in October for the crime. Originally, he was facing four felony charges in the case, including criminal sexual conduct in…

35-Year Sentence for Killer in Fond du Lac Case

Murder Occured Dec. 23 on Reservation

CARLTON, Minn.-A 34-year-old man was sentenced today for killing another man Dec. 23 on the Fond du Lac Reservation. Wayne Bosto was sentenced to 35 1/2 years in prison for shooting and killing 36-year-old John Korby. In July, Bosto plead guilty to second-degree murder for his role in the crime. He had also been facing a charge of being a…

Leif Erikson Monument Vandalized

No Suspects in Custody

DULUTH, Minn. – A monument to Leif Erikson was vandalized with spray paint in the park named after him. Underneath Erikson’s name, it says “Discoverer of America.” A suspect spray painted over that in black, but that has since been cleaned off. Police do not have any suspects in custody at this point. Categories: Crime, News, News – Latest News…

One Woman Attacked by Multiple Pit Bulls in Chisholm

Woman Has Been Taken to the Hospital

CHISHOLM, Minn.-One woman was taken to the hospital Saturday after being attacked by her own pit bulls in Chisholm. Police responded to a report at 9:20 p.m. to a Fifth Street residence and found three dogs surrounding Jamie Johnson, who laid bloody on the ground. One of the dogs, which was pregnant, was shot and killed at the scene. Another…

Fake Driveway Contractor Near Biwabik

Be on the Lookout

BIWABIK, Minn.-St. Louis County has received reports of someone going door-to-door around Highway 4 on the Vermilion Trail near Biwabik, claiming to be part of an asphalt company. “This individual reportedly is asking residents if they’d like their driveway redone b y his company while they are working in the area,” said St. Louis County in a prepared statement. “The…

Man Found in Nevada After Escaping Minnesota Prison 25 Years Ago

Convict Will be Extradited Back

FROM FOX 9 IN MINNEAPOLIS NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev.-A man who escaped from a Minnesota federal prison in 1992 and had been on the run ever since was taken back into custody last month after trying to renew his driver’s license. Investigators from the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles withheld 64-year-old Robert Frederick Nelson’s driver’s license after a facial recognition…

Judge in Castile Case Supports Verdict

Officer Yanez was Acquitted of All Charges

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The judge who presided over the manslaughter trial of a Minnesota police officer tells the jurors who acquitted him in the fatal shooting of black motorist Philando Castile that he supports them despite widespread public criticism of the verdict. Ramsey County District Judge William Leary III says in a letter to jurors that the criticism…

Minnesotan Could Face War Crimes Charges for Ties to Nazis

Could be Extradited to Poland

WARSAW, Poland-The Simon Wiesenthal Center’s top Nazi hunter is applauding Polish prosecutors for deciding to seek an arrest warrant for a 98-year-old Minnesota man suspected of war crimes. Efraim Zuroff told The Associated Press by phone from Jerusalem on Monday that “it’s high time that the Poles became more active seeking people who committed crimes in World War II on…