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It happened just before 7 p.m. at 40th and University avenues NE.
A medical helicopter responded to the scene on Forest Road, just north of Little Falls.
Somali-American workers cite special challenges at local fulfillment center.
Attacks followed request to suspect to stay after class to discuss his remarks to another student.
Minneapolis police are asking for the public's help locating the man, described as white, about 50 to 60, with a long black beard.
It took the jury just four hours to reach a unanimous decision in an emotional case that changed state law long before the trial began.
Judge Katherine Quaintance approved the state's request seeking an upgraded count in the shooting death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond.
Rush City prisoners say they're being mistreated.
The 44-year-old motorist from Brooklyn Park walked into the Robbsindale Police Department.
Wright County sheriff’s deputies on Tuesday discovered a body inside a submerged vehicle in the Crow River believed to be a missing Monticello woman. Officers…
Robbinsdale police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a hit-and-run driver who seriously injured a pedestrian Monday evening. Officers responded to a crash report…
Hennepin County sheriff's deputies and Minneapolis police responded to just past the St. Anthony Lock and Dam around noon.
The lieutenant in charge of the day shift was also replaced after a photo of the tree surfaced on social media, sparking a public backlash.
The man had wounds indicating a recent physical altercation, which may have triggered a heart attack. He died at the scene.
Ruth Knelman's mission of volunteerism began 65 years ago, when she, her late husband and young son moved to Minneapolis from North Dakota.
It was one of hundreds of crashes as snow flurries slickened Twin Cities roadways just in time for the evening commute, slowing traffic.
The joyride took place while a commercial flight was boarding, officials said, but the FBI does not believe it was related to terrorism.
Though protesters chose the airport's busiest day to gather, traffic was not disrupted.
Darnell Jerome Davis, sentenced to 17 years in prison for second-degree murder, said he was sleep-deprived and trying to quiet his crying baby.
The 62-year-old driver from Isanti stopped at the scene and was cooperating with police.
The cause has been ruled accidental.
Some residents were taken to the hospital as a precaution.
Rod Thompson's plea calls for two years in prison and restitution.
The 21-month-old had last been seen with her father on Wednesday night.
Officials hope device will provide options to police.
A pedestrian was struck and killed Wednesday afternoon in downtown St. Cloud by a 20-year-old motorist, who fled the scene and was later arrested by…
Rod Thompson, 53, is already facing 20 felony counts related to accusations that he embezzled more than $70,000 from the school district.
The Christian-based organization has packed and sent more than 2 billion meals to starving people in 70 countries around the world.
Two deaths have put a spotlight on a dangerous job
In northern Minnesota, a teenager died in a crash on an icy road early Saturday.
The confrontation came after officers responded to a mental health crisis call.
Quinn Nystrom of Baxter, Minn., is a national diabetes advocate who travels the country sharing lessons from her own battle with Type 1 diabetes and empowering others to conquer the disease.
Crowd at Capitol chanted, "Rule of law!" and sang "This Land Is Your Land."
Brooklyn Park police have located the missing 3-year-old girl who authorities say was abducted by her father last May.The child was turned over to detectives…
Robbinsdale police are asking for the public’s help in searching for a missing 11-year-old boy who threatened to run away from home on Monday evening.…
A 21-year-old driver is in custody after allegedly fleeing the scene along a county road where the girls had been picking up litter.
The confluence at Shir Tikvah of Jewish congregants and interfaith allies — one echoed nationwide — came nearly a week after the massacre in Pittsburgh by a gunman shouting anti-Semitic slurs.
One of the victims is in critical condition, police say.
The sign, which was similar to others posted at other colleges, appeared a day after a campuswide forum on bias.
Kandiyohi County officials are investigating after a body was found in a central Minnesota field Wednesday afternoon.
Also, two more officers have been hospitalized after another attack at the maximum-security prison.
The girl's relatives broke their silence at a news conference at which the FBI offered a $25,000 reward for information about her whereabouts.
Few details are being released about the deaths, which happened Sunday.
A second woman reports that he sexually abused her as a teen athlete.
Amid a startling surge in violence inside Minnesota state prisons, the corrections officers' union demanded Thursday that the Legislature fund hiring of an additional…
Authorities say they do not suspect foul play.
Police caught up with the trio after they allegedly crashed a stolen vehicle into a police cruiser.
Archer Amorosi charged at officers after he implored them to shoot him, the report said.
Two adult males and one teenage boy have been arrested.
All were treated at area hospitals and released.
Full honors salute second corrections officer to die on duty in 2 months.
The Oak Park Heights officer will have a full line-of-duty procession to honor his service.
He pulled a gun on pursuing officers, authorities say.
An off-duty Blaine police officer and a University of Minnesota professor were killed in June.
Officer Bryan Wagner, 30, remains hospitalized with "significant injuries" and is expected to survive.
Renewed calls for reforms come one day after the death of an officer rushing to help another colleague being assaulted by an inmate at Oak Park Heights prison.
Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen remains away from the team for what coach Mike Zimmer called "a personal matter" after Griffen was involved in an police incident Saturday.
The crash east of Menomonie casued 3-plus-mile backups.
A Minneapolis man was killed in a rear-end crash early Friday after his vehicle stalled in the middle of Interstate 494, on the Bloomington-Richfield border,…
In the Twin Cities, residents sloshed through flooded streets in some areas. Clouds and storms are expected to clear out Friday, with clear skies and cool temperatures moving in.
She was punched in the face while at her desk.
Kevin Rust, 59, of Minnetonka, was arrested earlier this summer during an undercover internet child enticement investigation.
Police do not believe foul play or hazing were involved in the 20-year-old's death.
Police ask witnesses to come forward: "Help us help you."
One man was found dead outside a bar near W. Broadway and Washington Avenue N. Another man was found slain in a car behind a Cedar-Riverside cafe.
The child, estimated to be about 18 months old, was found walking barefoot in the 2700 block of Nicollet Avenue S.
The union for Minnesota correctional officers is demanding more staff and cameras.
A flood warning remains in effect through Thursday evening from Ontario, Wis., to Steuben.
St. Paul's Alexander Graham kept two victims from bleeding to death.
Even after retirement, she couldn't bear to leave behind the classroom or her art.
No canine demonstrations are permitted until the police department's K-9 audit is complete.
After numerous complaints, authorities in May removed more than 40 live cats, five dogs, a farm pig, guinea pig and a dead rabbit from a single-family home in rural Dakota County.
The BCA determined that officer Craig Fowler was justified in using deadly force against 23-year-old Nicholas D. Moore.
Eric Tostrud, a Minneapolis private attorney, is also expected to be confirmed by week's end.
Michael A. Herkal remains jailed in lieu of $750,000 bail.