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Forty percent of the citations were in Hennepin County.
Witnesses reported seeing the woman, whose name was not released, speaking with a man in the parking lot before she was shot.
Her first official duty is having her likeness carved into a block of butter.
About 30 people meet for discussion with state attorney general.
The Minneapolis lake's two popular beaches will remain shut down until further notice while the state Department of Health investigates. Health officials ask anyone who fell ill to contact them.
The heavy rain was bringing some flash flooding concerns. Elsewhere, the systems were spawning hail and possible tornadoes.
A 23-year-old St. Paul man faces attempted murder charges. The victims were 12, 15 and 21.
Investigators say Mario Benjamin, 32, shot his girlfriend in front of the couple's children before police arrived.
The governor echoed the statements later as hundreds rallied at the State Capitol in a rally against gun violence.
The bank that owned the property had it demolished Tuesday.
Mario Philip Benjamin, 32, died of multiple gunshot wounds, autopsy shows.
Five people were injured after an SUV blew through a red light in Blaine Friday evening, striking a Metro Mobility bus. The State Patrol responded…
A witness yelled at the driver, who then fled, according to charges.
Park Nicollet says it gave appropriate care to Brian Short, who killed his wife and children.
It began hours earlier, when Corcoran and Rogers officers were trying to track down a black sedan involved in suspicious activity.
The man was shot when officers tried to arrest him.
The boy and girl crashed into a dock during a birthday party on Eagle Lake.
Authorities have a description of the car.
The suspects from Little Canada and Oakdale are jailed and awaiting second-degree murder charges.
Lightning strike near Chicago-area teens' tents led to alarm, then adventure.
The group of nine people made it out about 4 a.m. today, with all "awake, alert and able to move without assistance" after the lightning strike, the St. Louis County Rescue Squad said.
A suicidal Becker County man who was shot by deputies during an armed standoff last week has been charged with three counts of assault.
Authorities say Matthew G. Witt, 42, violently beat both his parents, killing his mother at their lakeside home.
Sarah Walker, who stepped down last week, vehemently denies claims that she lobbied for husband's nonprofit while serving as deputy corrections commissioner.
A male victim also suffered severe injuries. Police have a male suspect in custody.
A 59-year-old Hastings man was found dead Saturday in his fishing boat after it washed up on the shores of on Lake Mille Lacs during…
A spokeswoman said the department has received complaints about Sarah Walker, but "the investigation has not been completed."
Instead of paddling Sunday, participants will be on foot racing while carrying their homemade ships on dry land.
More than 2 inches of rain fell within an hour on Tuesday.
The former U.S. senator also said the cancer was more invasive than thought.
The monthly Prison Mirror connects prisoners to the outside world.
A minor injury was reported. Owners vowed to repair and reopen.
Accrediting board cited concerns about high staff turnover, underqualified instructors and a failure to assess learning.
The police report lists few other details about the incident that stunned witnesses and has investigators trying to find out exactly what happened.
A friend found a 21-year-old man dead from gunshot wounds in his apartment.
The male on the motorcycle died at the scene, and the driver of a Jeep was taken into custody, officials said.
The man's body was discovered not far from where he was last seen by friends, said Lt. Todd Sandin.
The gunfire broke out around bar closing time. A juvenile is in custody.
The 59-year-old is accused of stealing from a local Walgreens while yelling profanities, referencing the manager's Mexican heritage, then violently attacking a minority worker at Metro State.
Research hospital joins a wave of institutions dropping use of animals.
Large volumes of stormwater caused the problem.
Police believe he assaulted a woman, then fled.
A fund for victims is among the five requests, part of an open letter.
Operation Dry Water campaign will run Friday through Sunday.
Authorities cleared the busy beachfront and worked into the evening before locating the 18-year-old's body at nightfall.
Corrections commissioner says "a more humane approach" is needed.
The homicide was the city's 12th of the year.
The homicide is the city's 12th of the year.
A city spokeswoman confirmed that St. Louis Park officials would resume discussions on whether to require the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of city meetings "after hearing many comments from the community."
The teen was riding her skateboard just after 9 a.m. near Coon Rapids Boulevard when a man then grabbed her and pulled her into the woods
Kim Crockett has apologized after criticizing Minnesota's influx of Somali immigrants
The crash happened about 4:30 p.m. just before the Riverdale Station in Coon Rapids.
The victim said he was asked why he was in the U.S.
Corey Buerke died after a large object fell on him Tuesday at Phalen Regional Park.
The "technical issues" caused delays for passengers who are trying to book tickets, check in and board flights, the airline said.
Since his son was killed by deputies in Chanhassen, he has fought for reform.
Commissioner Paul Schnell called the move an opportunity for "fresh perspectives" at Minnesota correctional facilities.
The blast happened during a canine training exercise at a bus facility in St. Paul.
No one was hurt, but several residents were evacuated.
The move reflects a shift away from confinement for juvenile offenders.
Minnesota has 5,000 more felons under supervision today than in 2014. But the number of agents who check on the highest-risk offenders has remained stagnant.
The notice from Judge Kathryn Quaintance's court stipulated that journalists and members of the public can examine 300 trial exhibits.
Letters to the city of Minneapolis, the Department of Public Safety and the Hennepin County Attorney's Office requested release no later than Friday.
Aadan Muuse Abdilahi was last seen Friday night and is in need of his medications.
But it remains unclear how Amber Hopkins, 31, wound up covered in debris behind an abandoned home on the city's North Side.
The Navy veteran was flying to the Twin Cities.
"They were out to prove they were loyal citizens," said Pearl, his wife of 71 years. "They fought together to save America."
The resignation came a day after a conflict-of-interest ruling on his nonprofit's dealings.
A Dinkytown-area residence was evacuated after an "unconfirmed report of ricin," according to the Fire Department. Hundreds were displaced by the response to the Marshall, a building that caters to University of Minnesota students.
One is charged with sexual assault, others with covering it up.
A 60-year-old man was arrested and is jailed on suspicion of criminal vehicular operation.
The victim, Jose Madrid Salcido, is survived by a wife and four young children.
They climbed over a barrier meant to prevent falls and plummeted from the roof of the building on Minneapolis' Midtown Greenway.
No arrests have been made in the death, which was the city's eighth homicide of 2019.
The 27-year-old suspect from Brooklyn Park had been convicted on a charge of fleeing police just weeks before Wednesday's fatal crash at N. 36th and Aldrich avenues in Minneapolis.