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Hundreds gather to remember Duluth family slain last month

May. 02, 2022 08:48 AM EDT

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Hundreds came together in a Duluth auditorium to honor the lives of four family members who were killed in their home last month. The Marshall School auditorium was filled with friends, family and others who reflected on the joy Sean and Riana Barry and their...

Holiday lights drape homes in vigil for slain Duluth family

Apr. 25, 2022 09:23 AM EDT

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Organizers of a vigil for four slain family members lit up their Duluth house with Christmas lights to celebrate their lives and their love for the holidays. Riana Lou Barry, 44; Sean Christopher Barry, 47; Shiway Elizabeth Barry, 12; and Sadie Lucille Barry,...

Duluth officer acquitted in shooting of man through door

Apr. 22, 2022 18:01 PM EDT

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A jury acquitted a Duluth police officer on Friday of two felony charges for shooting a man through a closed door in 2020. Tyler Leibfried, 30, was found not guilty of one count of second-degree assault and one count of the intentional discharge of a firearm...

Police in Minnesota say man killed 4 relatives, self

Apr. 21, 2022 18:26 PM EDT

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A man killed his aunt and uncle, two young cousins and their dog while they slept, then later killed himself at their Minnesota home after posting on Facebook that he had made “the absolutely horrid choice” to do so, police said Thursday. Duluth Police...

Police: 5 dead in Duluth home after report of mental crisis

Apr. 20, 2022 20:31 PM EDT

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Five people were found dead inside a Duluth, Minnesota, home on Wednesday, after police received a report of a male experiencing a mental health crisis, authorities said. The dead included the male reported to be in crisis. Duluth Police Chief...

Police: 5 people found dead in Duluth, Minnesota, home after report of male in mental health crisis

Apr. 20, 2022 19:00 PM EDT
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Police: 5 people found dead in Duluth, Minnesota, home after report of male in mental health crisis.

Duluth officer on trial for shooting unarmed man in 2020

Apr. 20, 2022 08:47 AM EDT

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A prosecutor in the St. Louis County trial of a Duluth police officer who shot an unarmed man through the door of his apartment told jurors the defendant repeatedly fired his weapon even as he heard the victim begging for his life. Prosecutor Aaron Welch told...

Park Center's Braeden Carrington named AP player of year

Mar. 31, 2022 14:39 PM EDT

The 2022 Associated Press All-State team for Minnesota high school boys basketball, as voted on by statewide media: PLAYER OF THE YEAR Braeden Carrington, G Park Center FIRST TEAM Braeden Carrington, senior, Park Center Eli...

Coast Guard cutter arrives at new home port in Minnesota

Mar. 31, 2022 11:11 AM EDT

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard cutter Spar has arrived at its new home port in Minnesota after undergoing a year of maintenance. The arrival Wednesday in Duluth comes as members of Congress are pushing for another heavy icebreaker on the Great Lakes. Spar, built in...

Rep. Jen Schultz of Duluth challenges Stauber for Congress

Mar. 28, 2022 18:24 PM EDT

ST. PAUL Minn. (AP) — Democratic state Rep. Jen Schultz, of Duluth, entered the race for Congress in northeastern Minnesota on Monday, giving her party a credible challenger to Republican incumbent Pete Stauber in a district that's been trending toward the GOP. After making the...