A Red Wing, Minn., woman could face 40 years in prison for allegedly dumping the gun authorities say was used last month to murder Luis Orlando Galacia Mijangos. Police on Sunday arrested Erika Marie Sanchez, 153 E. Third St., Apt. A, on charges that she aided in the shooting, which happened in an alley off West Seventh Street. First District Court Judge Thomas Bibus on Tuesday ordered Sanchez held on $300,000 bail. Police have charged Marvin Todd Griffith, 19, with second-degree murder in the case, alleging he shot Mijangos.
Three teenagers were arrested on murder charges Sunday, hours after a 27-year-old man was shot and killed in Red Wing. Red Wing police Chief Tim Sletten said the victim, Joel Rafael Diaz Albelo, was found at 12:31 a.m. in the 600 block of North Park Street with a single gunshot wound to the chest.
A man suspected of preparing an explosion that rumbled throughout the Red Wing, Minn., area was arrested Tuesday morning at his Welch Township home. Brian Wesley Childs, 30, faces multiple charges in connection with a massive explosion set off on his property Sunday, which sent Prairie Island nuclear generating personnel into high alert. Charges include acting with gross disregard for human life and destruction of property with an explosive or incendiary device -- both felonies. Goodhue County authorities at 10:30 a.m.
RED WING, Minn. - Even as Minnesota becomes more reliant on renewable energy sources, the state will continue leaning heavily on nuclear power. Industry officials and lawmakers say the state's energy needs require a steady source of "baseload power" -- constant output that doesn't fluctuate. Wind turbines popping up across the state won't take the place of that vital need. "The industry as a whole in the U.S.
RED WING -- The special election to decide who will replace Rep. Steve Sviggum in the Minnesota House will be Aug.