News from the Twin Cities East Metro, including Roseville, Maplewood, White Bear Lake and Stillwater I

North/East metro news briefs: Blaine to pitch replanting ideas for cleared wetland

North/East metro police blotter, March 26

Cottage Grove man charged with staging wife's suicide could get life in prison

Grand jury returned an indictment of first-degree murder.

After Castile shooting, St. Anthony officials release goal, objectives for police study

Feds hope the review's outcomes are a blueprint for other small agencies.

Man dies in construction accident in Woodbury

The victim was found entangled in industrial equipment near Carver Lake Park on Wednesday afternoon.

Housing advocates accuse Met Council of laxity in affordable housing

At issue is the 427-acre TCAAP megaproject in Arden Hills.

Century College names Millender as president

Angelia Millender has been named the next president of Century College in White Bear Lake. Millender, who is now president of Olive-Harvey College in Chicago,…

School-related burglary has high-profile victim: The principal

Theft was reported at service station linked to St. Paul's Central High.

Minnesota boosts state grants for law enforcement to fight sex trafficking

Nearly $800,000 given out ahead of Super Bowl.

Minnesota is in 'very deep hole' when it comes to teachers of color

There are 629 Hispanic teachers across the state, making up just 1 percent of a total teaching workforce of 60,090.

Sensitivities over Indian issues delay renaming of Washington County lake

A popular move to change the name of Halfbreed Lake in Washington County is being deferred so locals can seek consensus on a new name, with some residents calling for a moniker that takes account of the area's Indian heritage.

North/east metro police blotter, March 19

CHAMPLIN FEB. 21 Theft. A minivan was stolen from the 100 block of Curtis Road. FALCON HEIGHTS FEB. 17 Theft. A woman was booked for…

North/east metro news briefs: Hy-Vee plans in Columbia Heights move ahead

Site plans for a closely watched Hy-Vee project are taking shape in Columbia Heights, and construction work at one of the project’s two sites could…

First silver carp, the 'flying' invasive fish, is captured in St. Croix

The discovery was made Friday near Prescott, Wis.

Driver runs W. Wis. stop sign, is fatally hit by Schwan's delivery van

The collision occurred at an intersection just south of I-94.

Chief deputy Dan Starry to fill vacancy as Washington County sheriff

The Washington County Board on Tuesday named Dan Starry as sheriff. Starry has served as chief deputy under Bill Hutton, who announced last week that…

Documentando el Odio: Comparte tu historia

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Documenting Hate: Tell us your story

There is no reliable national data on the nature or prevalence of hate crimes and bias incidents, so we need your help.

Yanez defense asks prosecutors for evidence of bias, witness unreliability

Defense attorney Earl Gray said they are "covering all bases" by asking for the information.