Joy Powell

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Phone: 612-673-7750

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Run over by a train in Minneapolis, double amputee tells cautionary tale

After one quick decision on the train tracks that cost him his legs, Daniel Edmondson hopes to help others learn...

Updated: February 08, 2014, - 09:18 PM

Mpls. clergy reach out to ease fear after good Samaritan slaying

Pastor says neighbors of a slain good Samaritan are afraid to open their doors.

Updated: February 06, 2014, - 09:30 PM

Woman rescued from Columbia Heights house fire; hospitalized

The fire, reported shortly after 8:30 p.m. on the 1000 block of 44½ Avenue NE., was mostly contained to a back bedroom.

Updated: February 05, 2014, - 01:12 AM

Feb. 2: Good Samaritan’s last act led to his death

Thomas Sonnenberg was known for helping others. Friday, a man who asked for help killed him.

Updated: February 03, 2014, - 11:03 AM

Obituary: Curt Brasket, king of chess

A giant in Minnesota chess has died.Chess master Curt Brasket, who won the state championship a record 16 times, died...

Updated: February 01, 2014, - 06:56 PM

Retiree who called 911 for man is fatally shot in his north Minneapolis home

A 69-year-old grandfather was allegedly shot dead by a man who asked for help and who is now in custody.

Updated: January 31, 2014, - 11:54 PM

Anoka man acquitted in $1 million meth-possession case

The 21-year-old had been accused of intending to sell the drug stash. His lawyer said it belonged to a roommate.

Updated: January 30, 2014, - 09:37 PM

Another horrible commute begins; up to 6" of snow possible

A winter storm warning is in effect until noon, and significant travel problems are expected.

Updated: January 30, 2014, - 06:59 AM

Another snowstorm coming, another test of our winter mettle

A winter storm warning is in effect from 5 a.m. until noon Thursday, with one to two inches expected during the rush hour. Total accumulations will range from two to five inches.

Updated: January 29, 2014, - 11:47 PM

Late afternoon snow leads to slow drive home

No serious injuries were reported during Friday evening’s rush hour though cars rolled, crashed and slid into ditches.

Updated: January 24, 2014, - 08:38 PM

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