The Riverview Corridor streetcar will look a lot like the Kansas City streetcar.

Route selected for St. Paul streetcar to MSP Airport, Mall of America

Service is not expected to begin until 2031.
Local

Dad of kids hit by SUV on playground questions high-speed chase

11:20am
"I turned to save Kayden and Lillie, but I was too late," the father said.
Politics

Resident at Brooklyn Park home found dead after nurse failed to check ventilator

5:12pm
Police are investigating the death for possible criminal negligence.
Local
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U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Acting Administrator Robert Patterson, left, speaks in Omaha, Neb., Thursday, June 7, 2018, in front of Neb. Gov.

New federal Drug Enforcement Administration division pairs Minnesota with Great Plains states

Meth trafficking is among the leading targets of new five-state federal office.
St. Paul
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St. Paul leaders think the city doesn’t need any more businesses selling cigarettes and other tobacco products.

St. Paul wants a cap on businesses allowed to sell cigarettes

A council proposal to limit the number of licenses to 242 is the latest anti-tobacco measure.
Local
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Attorney Nekima Levy-Pounds began the news conference with remarks condemning the use of ketamine under pressure from Minneapolis Police. ] JEFF WHEEL

Activists demand accountability for ketamine cases

The rally Tuesday followed pledges by city leaders to investigate cases of sedation during police calls.
Local
42 minutes ago

Corrections for June 20, 2018

A story on B1 Tuesday incorrectly quoted Colleen Ebinger, vice president of the Family Housing Fund. In describing the project with the Hennepin County Community…
Local
44 minutes ago
Activists demand accountability for ketamine cases

Activists demand accountability for ketamine cases

The rally Tuesday followed pledges by city leaders to investigate cases of sedation during police calls.
Local
48 minutes ago

MnDOT: Weeks or months before Hwy. 23 reopens in Carlton County

Officials are meeting this week to talk about options for repairing the highway.
Local
5:25pm
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson and Gov. Mark Dayton

Dayton, Swanson challenge 'immoral' border separations of families

Gov. Mark Dayton said Tuesday that he would not authorize Minnesota National Guard troops to help with immigration enforcement at the border, and Swanson joined with other attorneys general to push against the Trump administration's zero-tolerance policy.
West Metro
4:42pm
Cristina Prodan and Joseph Porter

Charge: Ex-boyfriend says he choked Edina woman before burning body in New Orleans

New complaint notes several close encounters with police on flight south.
Minneapolis
4:19pm
This van crashed into a parked vehicle in a north Minneapolis alley.

Blaine woman charged after crash in Mpls. alley kills 2

A woman charged with multiple felonies in a crash that killed two people and injured another in a Minneapolis alley this weekend remained under police…
Local
4:19pm
Juan Carlos Garcia Morales

4-year term for repeat deportee who drove high, killed Monticello schools staffer

Victim's mother decries driver's history of entering the U.S. illegally.
Senior homes residents abused and ignored across Minnesota
Special Report Senior homes residents abused and ignored across Minnesota
updated 5 hours 30 mins. ago
Each year, hundreds of Minnesotans are beaten, sexually assaulted or robbed in senior care homes. Their cases are seldom investigated, leaving families in the dark.
East Metro
2:46pm
Senior commander Axel Henry demonstrated how to turn on the new body cameras during a press conference on the first day of training for the new body c

St. Paul releases first study of police body cameras

Citizen activist said police should use footage to look closer at officer conduct.
Inspired
1:58pm
Valerie Castile sat amid the paintings and other works strangers have made for her since the death of her son.

Philando Castile exhibit at Minneapolis Institute of Art embraces beauty and trauma

Bringing Castile's story into the Minneapolis Institute of Art gives it weight, artists say about "Art and Healing: In the Moment," which opened this weekend.
Local
11:57am

Latest on Twin Cities road construction and detours

The annual road construction season has most of the Twin Cities detouring at every turn this summer. Here is your updated road construction map and…
North Metro
11:39am
A missing 11-year-old Brooklyn Park girl was found safe Monday, but authorities removed three other children from the home, which they have deemed unf

Case of missing Brooklyn Park girl leads to child protection probe

The girl was found safe, but family's Brooklyn Park home was deemed unfit and authorities removed three other children from the home. Authorities also are investigating the death of an 8-year-old boy at the home last February.
Local
11:09am
Big delays develop on west I-94 as lane in downtown Mpls. closes

Big delays develop on west I-94 as lane in downtown Mpls. closes

The Minnesota Department of Transportation warned drivers using westbound I-94 that they would experience delays when one lane on the freeway between Chicago Avenue and Nicollet Avenue in downtown Minneapolis closed.
East Metro
11:02am

Bicyclist in critical condition after being hit by car in St. Paul

The driver remained at the scene and was cooperative, police said.
Dennis Porter on a mountain bike trail along the Minnesota River Wednesday afternoon in Bloomington. ] JEFF WHEELER • jeff.wheeler@startribune.com T
Special report Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
updated 1 hours 24 mins. ago
More than 1,500 miles of bike trails line railroad beds and cross public lands.
East Metro
10:54am

You now have to be 21 to buy tobacco products in Roseville

The metro suburb is now the 11th community in the state with the law.
St. Paul
7:37am

Macalester athletic director abruptly leaves post

No explanation given for Kim Chandler's departure.
Minneapolis
7:26am
Tecara Ayler, a tenant of discredited landlord Mahmood Khan, rested her head on the shoulder of fellow renter Patricia Grant after Friday’s meeting.

Layoffs at nonprofit a blow to Mpls. tenants

Minneapolis scrambles to find new partner after nonprofit helping tenants sheds staff.
North Metro
7:04am
Jason Lindman

With Chisago deputy pursuing, motorcyclist topping 100 mph crashes, dies

A sheriff’s deputy’s pursuit of an unlicensed motorcyclist speeding north of the metro ended with a crash that killed the fleeing man over the weekend,…