After the retirement of former Chief George Esbensen in December and an extensive hiring process, City Manager Rick Getschow announced the selection of Excelsior Fire District Chief Scott Gerber as the next fire chief for the city of Eden Prairie, effective April 1.
What started as a report of an aborted trip to Mall of America turned out to be a tale of a drug deal gone bad. Regardless, the story ended with a robbery that left a 17-year-old Bloomington boy short on cash and without his cellphone.
After 12 years with the Excelsior Fire District, Chief Scott Gerber is leaving to become chief of the Eden Prairie Fire Department.
Eden Prairie Police filed a request for a warrant with Hennepin County courts, seeking the arrest of an Eden Prairie man who allegedly had sexual contact with a minor.
Cool, crisp autumn Friday nights in Bloomington used to be for enjoying the evening’s high school football game at Bloomington Stadium.
A knock at the front door of a home on a quiet Bloomington street aroused the suspicion of the homeowner and eventually resulted in two arrests associated with a stolen 2004 Ford Explorer.
Two teenagers who were looking for an acquaintance they claimed had taken their companion’s cellphone ended up as robbery victims at a Bloomington apartment building.
From dusty comic book collections to last year’s cellphones, online ads are often used to convert the unwanted and forgotten treasures in our home into cash.
A 31-year-old Eden Prairie man accused of identity theft chose an odd way to attract attention to himself at the Bloomington Walmart store.
A 34-year-old man whose criminal record is checkered with less-than-flawless attempts at theft was arrested at the Bloomington Walmart store, accused of failing yet again.
At the onset of 2019, a new FBI database began collecting data from law enforcement agencies nationwide to better inform discussions over police use-of-force incidents, but local efforts in that mission have been underway for several months.
A 24-year-old Bloomington woman made it through the night with both her boyfriend and ex-boyfriend at her apartment, but the following afternoon wasn’t as smooth.
A domestic dispute appeared to be the catalyst for a St. Paul man’s wild ride through Bloomington, causing a multi-vehicle collision on Old Shakopee Road that resulted in a vehicle hitting a utility pole.
Two pedestrians sustained non-life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle traveling on Eden Prairie Road Jan. 8, according to Eden Prairie Police. The incident took place at 7:41 a.m. when the pedestrians were attempting to cross Eden Prairie Road at Westgate Drive.
Beginning Jan. 1, the FBI launched a program intended to keep more rigorous track of police departments’ use of force throughout the country. In Minnesota, departments are required to report some data to the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, which contributes to FBI reporting.
A group of teens made their mark at a Bloomington construction site, although it resulted in arrests for third-degree burglary.
An Arkansas man pleaded guilty to murdering an Edina woman and was immediately sentenced to just over 20 years in prison, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced Jan 15.
Edina Paramedic/Firefighter Pete Knaeble has been chosen as the new administrator for Minnesota Task Force 1, the state’s emergency rescue team.