Lou Raguse, KARE 11

Lou Raguse

KARE 11

Minneapolis, MN, United States

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Recent:
  • KARE 11
Past:
  • Local 24 News
  • WLTX
  • ksdk.com
  • KGW News
  • 5NEWSONLINE
  • 9NEWS.com
  • WQAD
  • KTVB.COM
  • newswest9
  • USA TODAY

Recent articles by Lou:

Jury finds Jamal Smith guilty of first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Jay Boughton

Smith was charged with both first and second-degree murder in the death of Boughton, following what investigators call a short road rage incident. → Read More

KARE 11 Investigates: Despite red flags, child protection closed the case of 6-year-old weeks before his murder

Eli Hart’s social worker and court guardian had clear concerns about the boy’s care under his mother, Julissa Thayer, but agreed to close the case anyway. → Read More

State rests in trial of Susan Spiller's accused killer; defense calls suspect's mother

Demetrius Wynne is charged with two counts of second-degree murder in connection to Susan Spiller's death. → Read More

Prison sentence for man who drove drunk, killed 16-year-old skateboarder

The family of Dychaun Chew is urging state lawmakers to create stiffer laws for repeat drunk drivers who kill. → Read More

Independent review cites failures in Minneapolis response to unrest after George Floyd's murder

The independent review found numerous communications and operational problems that left residents feeling "abandoned" in the unrest following George Floyd's murder. → Read More

What's next in MN's criminal cases involving police?

Sentencing is not yet scheduled for Derek Chauvin or the other former MPD officers. → Read More

Interim MPD Chief promotes once-fired officer to training commander

David Garman was fired in 2009 for role in Metro Gang Task Force, rehired in 2010 after reaching agreement with MPD → Read More

Judge in Chauvin Trial signed no-knock warrant for raid where police shot Amir Locke

A source tells KARE 11 Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill approved no-knock warrant that ended in Minneapolis police shooting and killing Amir Locke. → Read More

Teacher absences a concern as classes resume after holiday break

The Minneapolis teacher's union president describes the staffing situation as "a disaster." → Read More

'The hardest decision I've ever had to make': Juror in the Kim Potter trial opens up about guilty verdict

A juror from the Kim Potter manslaughter trial explains why two jurors held out for an additional day before the panel decided to convict. → Read More

Judge to rule on 'jail phone calls' for accused 169 shooter Jamal Smith

Jamal Smith's attorney argued against allowing phone calls from jail to become public. → Read More

Facebook post reported by Minnesota superintendent could cost banker her job

Tara McNeally works for the HomeTown Bank branch inside Shakopee High School and wrote a Facebook comment critical of the school board chair. → Read More

Minneapolis not far from record 1995 homicide pace

Minneapolis has had 66 homicides so far this year. In 1995, the city was up to 75 at this point. → Read More

Teen admits stealing SUV with dog inside, leaving it to die

The 16-year-old was charged with both vehicle theft and mistreatment of animals in the incident, which ended in the death of a German Shepherd-Husky mix named GoGo. → Read More

KARE 11 Investigates: Lawsuit claims Daunte Wright shot a teenager in the head

Two years before he was shot and killed by a Brooklyn Center police officer, a lawsuit claims there’s evidence Daunte Wright shot a 16-year-old boy. → Read More

St. Paul man sentenced, fined $12 million in Minneapolis Third Precinct fire

Branden Michael Wolfe, 23, was sentenced to 41 months in prison and was ordered to pay $12 million in restitution. Others are still awaiting sentencing. → Read More

Juror in Derek Chauvin trial hopes verdict leads to reforms, change

Brandon Mitchell is the first juror who actually helped reach the Chauvin verdict to talk about the case, the deliberating process and what he hopes will change. → Read More

Live: Derek Chauvin trial resumes for week 2 with morning motions

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo is expected to take the stand soon in the trial of former officer Derek Chauvin, charged in the death of George Floyd. → Read More

Live: Doctor who tried to resuscitate George Floyd takes stand in Derek Chauvin trial

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo is expected to take the stand soon in the trial of former officer Derek Chauvin, charged in the death of George Floyd. → Read More

Live: Doctor who tried to resuscitate George Floyd takes stand in Derek Chauvin trial

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo is expected to take the stand soon in the trial of former officer Derek Chauvin, charged in the death of George Floyd. → Read More