Thursday provided plenty of excitement at Day 2 of the 2014 Boys' State Hockey Tournament. Eight Class AA teams battled for the right to advance to Friday's semifinal matchups at the Xcel Energy Center.
Two men are facing burglary charges after admitting to breaking into a home in Blaine.
Blaine officers were called to a home on the 100 block of Lexington Avenue Northeast on Wednesday, Feb. 19, on a report of a burglary in process. The son of the homeowner told police that he came home to see a broken window and two men fleeing out of it.
Two people were injured when a Metro Transit bus and pickup truck collided in Fridley on Thursday morning.
The accident happened around 6:30 a.m. at the intersection of 53rd Avenue and University Avenue Northeast. An official from Metro Transit says the pickup hit the bus as the bus turned left from University onto 53rd Avenue.
Authorities are ruling the death of woman found lying next to the dumpster in Fridley on Monday an accident.
According to the Anoka County Sheriff's Office, preliminary autopsy results indicted 36-year-old Lesean Taylor, of St. Paul, more than likely died from exposure to the cold. Officials are still waiting on results of a toxicology report.