At Patch, we know that many of you work, shop, play and visit communities around where you call home.
To keep you up to date with what is happening in cities near your hometown, Patch will be providing regular updates of police, fire and crime related incidents in the west metro.
The following is a collection of articles that appeared on Hopkins Patch, Golden Valley Patch, Lake Minnetonka Patch, Maple Grove Patch, Plymouth-MN Patch and St. Michael Patch. Click on the headline to read the full story.
Police say Linda Lee Hamm had a blood alcohol content above 0.08 when she hit Ann Blake with her vehicle on Elm Creek Boulevard in Maple Grove.
The Minnesota woman who died Saturday night at a Plymouth home has been identified.
Robert Christopher Baker faces a felony charge of making terroristic threats against Maple Grove Senior High and Osseo Senior High schools.
Police say vehicle burst into flames and the car's driver was injured.
The following fire and sheriff's department calls were listed over the last 10 days be their respective organizations. All information is provided by the departments.
A man points a box cutter knife at a cashier to get money, but flees upon refusal by cashier at Cub Foods. Also reported, a MacGyver type of device thrown at a driveway.
Court records show the man has previous convictions for drunken driving, driving after revocation and driving after suspension.
A selection of notable incidents between Feb. 21 and Feb. 27.
A weekly selection of incidents drawn from Hopkins police files.
The city of Golden Valley has declared a snow emergency as the city digs out from the storm
The Department of Public Safety says the winter blast caused 94 accidents across the state, none of which were serious or fatal.