Tag murder

Father Drowns His 6-Month-Old Son in Laundry Tub

God awful story: According to MPR, Randel Eudean Richardson, 36, of Eden Prairie, has been charged with first-degree murder for the death of his 6-month-old son, found in a laundry tub filled with water. After speaking with his wife on… Continue Reading →

Teen Beaten to Death and Tossed into Creek

“Seventeen-year-old James Teto Grant was found July 18 in Bassett Creek in Theodore Wirth Park by two men who were kayaking with their children,” says the WCCO report. On July 10, Emmanuel Garmodhen Myles, 16, and two other teenagers took… Continue Reading →

Warning for Whitey: Buying Marijuana Can Kill

Yesterday morning, answering a question posed by Morning Edition host Cathy Wurzer, Mayor Rybak blamed gang violence on middle class whites who purchase marijuana. “What fuels a gang? Where is the money right now? It’s in the marijuana trade. Where’s… Continue Reading →

Seward Murderer Defense: No One Expected this one.

The defense strategy for the Seward triple murder is simple: he isn’t who he says he is and he doesn’t know his birthday. At least that’s the starting defense.It seems when he came to Minnesota he was a replacement for… Continue Reading →

Jilted 19-Year-Old Kills the New Guy

Phillip Eugene Elphage, 19, clearly wasn’t all too happy about his ex-girlfriend and baby-momma taking on a new lover. “I don’t know who this guy is,” he said in a voicemail message earlier that evening, “but when I find out,… Continue Reading →

5 Homicides in 8 Days: Welcome to 2010

Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak was rightfully proud of his city’s cops for helping knock 2009’s homicide count — 19 — to its lowest number in years. This year, the mayor, the police, civic leaders and residents are all faced with… Continue Reading →

Police Roundup: Er… Yeah, It’s Safe Here

Sure, Forbes.com rated the Twin Cities as one of the safest places to live ‚Äî and according to the Downtown Journal, there are good reasons for this ‚Äî but this week’s news reports seem to suggest otherwise. On Sunday morning… Continue Reading →

Man Gets 40 Years for Punching Friend’s Pregnant Gal

Paul Peterson, who was paid $200 to punch his then-roommate’s girlfriend in her pregnant belly, was sentenced to 40 years in prison this week. Such is the cost of 2-3 punches to the abdomen when they cause an early delivery… Continue Reading →

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