(Twin Cities, MN) -- Five Teenagers are under arrest after a police chase through the Twin Cities in a stolen car. The Washington County Sheriff's Office says the chase started early Tuesday evening and ended around seven p.m. on Interstate-694 near the White Bear Avenue exit in Maplewood. It's unclear what charges the teens are facing.
(St. Paul, MN) -- Minnesota is expanding access to monoclonal antibody treatments. This as COVID-19 cases continue to skyrocket in the state. Governor Tim Walz announced today the state Department of Health will expand hours and capacity at its St. Paul clinic and has already requested help from FEMA for the central part of the state. He also says M Health Fairview is adding around 300 appointments for the antibody treatment at its Columbia Heights facility.
(St. Paul, MN) -- A St. Paul man will spend over seven decades in prison for killing a mother and her two children earlier this year. On Tuesday, 28-year-old TeKeith Jones was sentenced to 72-years and four months in St. Cloud Prison for the deaths of 30-year-old D'Zondria Wallace, and her two children 14-year-old La'Porsha Wallace and 11-year-old Ja'Corbie Wallace. According to reports, Jones shot and killed the Wallace family in late January after learning D'Zondria was dating someone new. Jones pleaded guilty to three counts of second-degree murder in September.
A former Lakeville middle school principal is dead after he was found inside the Crow Wing County Jail. The County Sheriff's Office says 53-year-old Christopher Endicott was found unresponsive in his cell Saturday night and was later pronounced dead. The cause of death is unknown at this time. Endicott was convicted in Dakota County in 2019 of burglary, identity theft and stalking. He was sentenced to eight-and-a-half years in prison. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says they are investigating the incident.
(Becker, MN) -- A farmer from Becker is in legal trouble following loan fraud. The U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday that 67-year-old Robert Waldon John Anderson pleaded guilty to selling bins of corn in 2018 that he was supposed to maintain as loan collateral. With the act, Anderson defrauded the USDA of over one-point-four-million-dollars. Anderson has been ordered to repay the funds in restitution and will serve three years probation, along with 150-hours of community service.
(Burnsville, MN) -- The Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District is moving back to distance learning. District officials announced Monday night that they have decided to return to the distance learning model to slow down the spread of COVID-19. Distance learning will begin today and carry on through December 3rd.
The Minnesota Department of Health is providing an update on COVID-19 cases and deaths in the state. On Tuesday, health officials reported 11-thousand-455 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the state's total to over 887-thousand. Additionally, 37 more people have died due to complications from COVID-19. Minnesota's death toll currently stands at nine-thousand-229.
(Minneapolis, MN) -- Four people are hospitalized following a wrong-way collision on I-35W in Minneapolis. State police say the crash happened overnight near 31st Street. The accident involved a Toyota Corolla and a Chevy Malibu. Two people in the Toyota had life-threatening injuries and the two in the Chevy have non-life-threatening injuries.
(Wyandotte Township, MN) -- Authorities are investigating a deadly early morning head-on crash in northwestern Minnesota. State Patrol officials say the driver of a Chevy Aveo crossed the centerline and collided with another vehicle on Center Street in Wyandotte Township. Two people in the vehicle that was struck were taken to a hospital with non-critical injuries.
(St. Paul, MN) -- Several activists are remembering those who have lost their lives during traffic accidents statewide. Lawmakers and advocates of safe roads met yesterday for a vigil at the State Capitol in St. Paul. There have been 447 traffic deaths this year. In 2020, there were 358.