• Hennepin Courthouse escape

    Man who escaped courthouse during trial is in custody

    The man who escaped a Hennepin County courtroom Thursday afternoon while on trial for attempted murder has been apprehended, Minneapolis police said Friday morning. Michael David Henderson was arrested by Minneapolis police officers without incident around 7 a.m., officials said. Updated 37 minutes ago



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  • CDC tells healthy adults not to forget flu vaccine

    It's time for flu vaccine again and while it's important for the whole family, this year health officials have some different advice for different ages: Certain kids should opt for the ouchless nasal spray. Seniors, expect to get a new kind of pneumonia shot along with that flu jab.  Full storyFull story Updated 4:01 PM

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  • Man faces arson charge in huge California wildfire

    Thousands of firefighters kept a huge and still-growing wildfire from burning homes in Northern California while a man with a long criminal history faced charges of deliberately starting the blaze that drove some 2,800 people from their homes, authorities said.  Full storyFull story Updated 20 minutes ago


  • Strong Senate vote for Obama on Syria rebel aid

    In the heat of an election campaign, Congress cleared the way for the U.S. military to train and equip Syrian rebels for a war against Islamic State militants Thursday night, reluctant ratification of a new strategy that President Barack Obama outlined scarcely a week ago.  Full storyFull story Updated 8:00 PM


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