I love to understand how stuff works. So when I recently had the opportunity to peek into the world of crime-solving, I jumped at the chance. You can’t help but wonder if all those crime shows on television have it right. How can you possibly solve a complicated murder-mystery in an hour — minus 20 Read more →
Last November, an unlicensed driver veered off an entrance ramp and plunged into a 6-foot deep holding pond in St. Louis Park. The crash killed two of the five small children in the car. One of the survivors was underwater for several minutes. No one knows for sure how long 6-year-old Zarihana Rennie was submerged and Read more →
Investigators looking for a man, or possibly two men, who impersonated a police officer and sexually assaulted two women are reminding people that any real officer will tell you his or her name and law enforcement agency. That’s one of the tips Anoka County Commander Paul Sommer shared with me today regarding your rights in Read more →
If you like crime shows, stories about mysteries and really interesting forensic science, this story is for you.
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10-year-old Devin Meldahl was buried alive. That statement is enough to make anyone shudder. But that’s exactly what happened – and Devin lived to tell the story. It happened May 22, while Devin was on a fossil hunting field trip to Lilydale Regional Park. He was one of about 50 fourth-grade students from Peter Hobart Read more →