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The Wells Fargo Tower in Bloomington was temporarily evacuated because of fumes from construction. The 24-story building is located at 7900 Xerxes Av. S. Several…
Christine Funk, 31, who taught at Henry Sibley High School, had sex with the student three times in February, according to the criminal complaint.
After changing careers to join the Minneapolis Police Department in 2015, Mohamed Noor was lauded by the mayor and his fellow Somalis as a welcome…
The reduced scheduling will be a test run for when the Super Bowl comes to town.
The governor said he didn't expect backlash for naming training fund after Philando Castile.
Documents and video shed new details on Jamie J. Lewis' death last year.
More than 1,200 complaints were filed with the state's lawyer professional responsibility board in 2016.
For the first time in Minnesota history, half the state’s 10 judicial districts are headed by women judges, the latest example of the state beating…
19-year-old with autism injured by officer in 2015 now faces assault charges.
Three brothers who were high-level members of a multimillion dollar cellphone crime ring received lengthy federal prison sentences Friday. Kanan Mustafa, 40; Jamal Mustafa, 45;…
Two victims were being treated early Monday for non-critical injuries and one suffered life-threatening injuries, police said.
"We gave it our best shot, we really did," a solemn John Choi said.
Ultimately, juror Dennis Ploussard said, the prosecution didn't prove its case.
In closing arguments, a prosecutor painted Officer Jeronimo Yanez as someone whose testimony wasn't credible, arguing that Philando Castile "never reached for his gun, let alone put his hand on it."
As Minnesota cases climb, DEA releases safety guide on dangers of exposure to fentanyl, other synthetics.
Cool-down expected after a heat index of 100-plus.
The officer took the stand to defend his shooting of Philando Castile in a traffic stop. "I had no other choice. I was forced to engage Mr. Castile. He was not complying with my directions," Yanez said.
Four friends were robbed at gunpoint before the women were assaulted.
Rep. John Lesch, 44, who represents St. Paul and serves in the National Guard, is running for attorney general.
In a rare move, Barbara Lee is willing a portion of her estate to Hennepin County.
Judge issued emergency restraining order against man charged with having cache in his car.
Timothy Dorway will receive a five-year sentence for his plea.
The 38-year-old had recently been released from a civil commitment for mental health issues.
The goal is to find drunken drivers and add officers in trouble-prone areas of the city.
They hadn't seen him for weeks and were fearful of his past violent behavior.
More than 37,000 pages of investigative reports will be made public.
More than a year after Prince's death, a Carver County judge has officially determined that the musician's sister and five half-siblings are heirs to his massive fortune. Prince left no will.
Authorities continue to investigate the source of the deadly drug.
Mahdi Ali, then 16, killed three men during robbery of Minneapolis store.
Thamert died April 29 in the retirement center at St. John's Abbey. His cancer was diagnosed in 2014, and he offered up his illness as a final lesson plan.
Former Minneapolis nonprofit CEO Bill Davis was sentenced Friday to 4 years in federal prison for misspending more than $800,000 on hotels, meals, a car and a trip with his fiancée — money intended to help low-income people.
Panyia Vang's award from federal jurors in Minneapolis came after a three-day trial.
Judge may make formal decision on the musician's heirs, though some object.
Kevin L. Jorgensen, of Camden Township, had been riding on an ATV track built on his property when he lost control and flipped the vehicle about 7 p.m. Monday.
It's the 10th agency nationwide to launch own Shield program.
Since the reopening in 2012, more than 100 groups have been honored with unique colors.
Jeronimo Yanez's lawyers argue that statements by Ramsey County Attorney John Choi and Gov. Mark Dayton require the change.
Carfentanil, a white powder that looks similar to other opioids, can't be diluted enough to make it safe for humans, said Ken Solek, the DEA's assistant special agent in charge in Minnesota. Little medical research exists on the drug, but Solek described it as "fentanyl on steroids" — and 10,000 times more potent than morphine.
In the latest sign of the leaders' tense relationship, Hodges is said to have told Harteau to undo the appointment of John Delmonico, or Hodges would undo it herself. Harteau left the task to the mayor.
More than 100 locations will be available for pill drops in state Saturday
Court documents unsealed Monday do not reveal the source of fentanyl, the drug that killed the star musician.
State and federal investigation is ongoing a year after his death from an accidental drug overdose.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is suspending its weekly list of law enforcement agencies they say do not cooperate with requests to detain undocumented immigrants "due to a pattern of significant errors," according to Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek.
Dedicated firefighter leads 19-member investigative team in Hennepin County.
Divorce attorney's $600,000 claim was rejected once, but he wants to challenge the decision.
It's unclear whether Ramsey County District Court Judge William H. Leary III will issue decisions on Tuesday or at a later date on several motions filed by the defense and counter-motions filed by the prosecution.
Five people have died in Minnesota from overdoses of heroin laced with carfentanil, a drug from China that is federally approved to immobilize large animals such as elephants for surgery.
Alexis Bailly in Hastings, the state's first vineyard, and Next Chapter Winery in New Prague claim the ban protects the state's grape industry from competition.
Selling liquor on Sunday ended up costing the store a one-month suspension and a $2,000 fine.
Hennepin County wrongly included as not complying with law, Rich Stanek says.
Hennepin County Board, sheriff's office negotiate a new plan of attack.
Hundreds of parking meters and street signs from decades ago have been put up for sale.
The Stargate Nightclub in Maplewood closed permanently this week following a shooting that injured five people last month. The City Council already voted unanimously to…
Addicted inmates will be offered a prescription drug that lessens their cravings in hopes of focusing on their recovery once they're released.
Three-pronged approach to help victims and go after johns and pimps netted 27 arrests.
Bill Kuross, a tennis and squash star who helped coach Washburn High School to a city conference championship in football in the 1960s, was known as much for his approachability as for his skills on both field and court.
Trump's election spurred many to give time and money to social causes.
Hennepin County enlists range of allies to educate public on opioid deaths in a new yearlong initiative.
David Vanzo reported his mother dead hours after wheeling her into a bank.
New court filings reveal the extreme complexity involving the handling of the musician's estate.
A St. Louis Park attorney was indicted on charges of distributing child pornography. Ian Laurie, 48, of Maple Grove, used a peer-to-peer program to share…
The 20-year-old suspect, Joshua Ezeka, made a brief appearance in court, and a warrant was issued for the driver of the getaway car.
Officer Efrem Hamilton was relieved of duty following the incident.
Appeals judge says suspects can be compelled to give print, as with blood sample.
The Star Tribune moved to unseal the files after questioning whether they would shed light on why Prince was taking painkillers, any potential heirs, or the value of his estate.
The deputies worked more than 23,000 hours last year.
Filings in Carver County District Court raised questions of conflicts of interest in the management of the estate.
Four have lost more than 20 lbs. each after officials stopped delivering meals.
Instead of spraying a mist of Narcan into the nose, the applicator sends out a straight liquid stream, delaying the effectiveness by several hours.
A review of the case didn't uncover any significant new evidence, said County Attorney Mike Freeman.
The Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission voted down a proposal Friday that would have changed how new drug sentences are determined. In August, new landmark drug…
Samuel McFarlane was released from jail just hours before he stole the vehicle on Christmas Eve, charges say.
Facing criminal charges, the couple ended their lives on a beach in Washington state
Ramsey has dealt out harsher sentences than Hennepin since 2011 Safe Harbor law.
Advocates say new, lesser sentences should apply to those already doing time.
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