ST. PAUL — A regular Saturday morning turned into a nightmare for a St. Paul woman as she took her garbage out and found herself being attacked by a police dog looking for a male burglary suspect, according to a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday, Dec. 6. Desiree Collins, 52, suffered multiple bites to her arm and one to her lower leg. Right after it happened, Collins asked the officers, "What did I do?" Nothing, said one. "Just at the wrong place at the wrong time, ma'am," said another.
ST. PAUL — A 16-year-old boy missing from St. Paul for more than 40 years has been identified as a victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy, an official said Wednesday, July 19. James Byron Haakenson's mother reported him missing to St. Paul police on Sept. 2, 1976. Haakenson was listed as a runaway and his probable destination was reported as unknown, "maybe Chicago," according to reports from the time.
ST. PAUL — St. Paul police and the Minnesota Wild are urging hockey fans looking for playoff tickets to be careful if buying them from hawkers on the street or sites like Craigslist. They could be fraudulent.