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A 15-year-old Minneapolis boy has been arrested by Bloomington police in connection with the theft of a cell phone and subsequent assault of a former Hennepin County commissioner at Mall of America. The suspect, arrested Jan. 8, is accused of taking an iPhone from former Hennepin County Commissioner Mark Andrew at a mall coffee shop [...]

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A second suspect has been charged in connection with the assault of a former Hennepin County commissioner at Mall of America in Bloomington. Deea Leshawn Elliott, 17, of Minneapolis was charged Dec. 30 in Hennepin County District Court’s juvenile division with two counts of aggravated first-degree robbery and one count of second-degree assault. Her charges [...]

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An 18-year-old woman was charged with two counts of first-degree aggravated robbery following an attack upon a former Hennepin County commissioner at Mall of America. Letaija Shapree Cutler-Cain of Brooklyn Park was charged Dec. 27 in Hennepin County District Court, accused of attacking Mark Andrew, 63, a former Hennepin County commissioner. According to the criminal [...]

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His picture hangs in the lobby of Richfield Police Department. Richfield’s VFW post bears his name. But many don’t know the full story behind the murder of Fred Babcock, the only Richfield police officer to have died in the line of duty. A Richfield history buff is trying to keep that piece of history alive, [...]

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The field of 18 candidates vying for five Bloomington City Council seats has been narrowed to 10, and seven candidates have joined November’s ballot by seeking election to the Bloomington Board of Education. Bloomington’s Aug. 13 primary election narrowed the field to two candidates in each of the city council’s five races. Filing for four [...]

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