Oak Park Heights inmate charged with attacking, partially blinding corrections officer
An inmate at the Oak Park Heights correctional facility was charged with attacking an officer resulting in the officer needing several surgeries and permanently losing vision in one eye.
6 corrections officers injured in 2 separate incidents at Minnesota prisons
Two separate incidents in two days at two Minnesota prisons left six corrections workers injured, officials said on Wednesday.
Donald Blom, killer of Katie Poirier, dies in Minnesota prison
Donald Blom, the man convicted in the 1999 killing of convenience store clerk Katie Poirier in a case that shook Minnesota, has died while serving a prison sentence of life without parole, the Department of Corrections said Wednesday.
Minnesota DOC offering 10k hiring bonus for new correctional officers at 3 prisons
The Minnesota Department of Corrections is offering hiring bonuses for new corrections officers, including those in Oak Park Heights maximum security facility.
Oak Park Heights PD squad car rear-ended by alleged drunk driver on Hwy. 36
The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating after a police squad car was struck by an alleged drunk driver on Highway 36 in Oak Park Heights overnight.
Audit: Staff shortages affecting safety at Minnesota state prisons
The Office of the Legislative Auditor released a new report Wednesday that raises concerns about safety in Minnesota’s prison system.
Two inmate stabbings under investigation at Oak Park Heights prison
Two separate stabbings are under investigation at the Oak Park Heights prison, according to an official with the Department of Corrections.
Inmate-on-inmate assault at Oak Park Heights prison lands 1 in hospital
A 59-year-old prison inmate at MCF-Oak Park Heights suffered potentially life-threatening injuries Friday after being assaulted by a 22-year-old at the facility’s canteen.
82-year-old woman killed in crash with MnDOT pickup on Hwy. 36
An 82-year-old woman died after she rear-ended a Minnesota Department of Transportation pickup truck on Highway 36 in Oak Park Heights, Minnesota Thursday morning.