Darlynn Blevins, the sister of Thurman Blevins, addressed the media during a news conference in front of Minneapolis City Hall earlier this month.

Mayor Frey: Video in Blevins shooting will be released this month

Earlier Friday, members of Blevins' family met with the mayor and then staged a protest.

Man charged in shooting of South St. Paul officers was angry over eviction

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Police officers investigated the scene of a shooting between a suspect and a South St. Paul police officer in South St. Paul, Minn., Thursday, July 19
Dustin A. Bilderback allegedly fired the shots after officers began discussing placing him on a 3-day mental health hold.

Gold Star Wives remember loved ones at national meeting in Twin Cities

Patti Sampers places a rose on the steps of the altar in honor of her late husband, Chief Petty Officer James W. Sampers.
The women gathered for a memorial service Friday at Fort Snelling.
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A fight over public breast feeding in the kiddie pool at the Mora Aquatic Center raised hackles and a call for a “nurse-in” at the municipal pool.

Police called over breast-feeding brouhaha at Minnesota pool

Cops called in over dispute over nursing in the kiddie pool.
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Robert Brown, a water resource specialist for the Minneapolis Park Department, tested the water at Webber Park Pool, Thursday, July 5, 2018 in Minneap

Webber Pool will remain closed this weekend

If it reopens Tuesday, it would mark the first time in 20 days it's been open.
North Metro
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Matthewos Michael, 10, took a closer look at his team’s remote car during a competition at the STEM camp at Earle Brown Elementary School on Friday

Students pick up science skills at Summer Engineering Experience for Kids

The camp organized by the National Society for Black Engineers came to the Twin Cities for the first time this year.
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This is a magnified image of the Legionnaires bacterium made from an electron microscope.

Legionnaires' outbreak at Albert Lea elder care facility sickens 2

Public health officials seeking source of infection at an elder care facility.
East Metro
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A cell house at Stillwater prison is pictured in this file photo.

3 Minnesota correctional officers resign in wake of colleague's death by Stillwater inmate

Three correctional officers from Stillwater and Oak Park Heights prisons have resigned since the killing of one of their colleagues this week. Joseph Gomm, 45,…
Getting into the game: Anna Amankwa worked with Megan Makarov, left, and Eleanor Gingo on controlling the ball. The south Minneapolis neighborhood clu

On one soccer-loving block in Minneapolis, Monday nights are a kick

The Logan Avenue Football Club — football, as in what Americans call soccer — meets on two adjoining lawns on 10 summer nights.
Sean Sherman, the 2018 James Beard award-winning Sioux Chef, showed Tajah Tempest, center, and Saba Andualem how to roll up meatballs at Urban Roots i

From garden to table, Urban Roots teaches teens to grow, cook and love their food

Teen interns in St. Paul learn skills from local chefs that will help them after school – and beyond.
Two-year-old Samson Neuburger gets a hand placing his stone before the altar at the new temporary home of Arlington Presbyterian Church in June 2016.

Churches convert properties to affordable housing

Proponents say churches are ideally suited for the move.
North Metro

Minn. couple charged with murder in death of foster child, 3

Girl's weight had plummeted just weeks before Nov. 2017 death, prosecutors say.
Council Member Cam Gordon discussed his amendment proposal as Council Member Alondra Cano listened.

Mpls. City Council moves forward on shared oversight of police

The council's 10-2 vote came over the opposition of Mayor Jacob Frey, who currently has sole authority over police.
Senior homes residents abused and ignored across Minnesota
Special Report Senior homes residents abused and ignored across Minnesota
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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.

4 years after daughter dies of E. coli, Minn. mom dies of same infection

Pelican Rapids pharmacist lost her daughter four years ago to an E. coli infection, then died from prolonged complications herself.
President Donald Trump meets with President Vladimir Putin of Russia in Helsinki, Finland, on Monday, July 16, 2018.

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Closures on I-494 and Hwy. 62 in south metro may throw drivers for a loop this weekend

As skateboarders and BMX riders perform stunts and tricks at this weekend's X Games in downtown Minneapolis, drivers will have to exhibit agility of their own with the closure of portions of two of the most-used highways in the south metro.
East Metro
Minnesota Department of Corrections Commissioner Tom Roy spoke Thursday as Washington County Attorney Pete Orput stood next to him.

Stillwater inmate accused in corrections officer's death had run-ins

Prosecutors said they are awaiting end of BCA investigation before deciding on charges against inmate.
South Metro
Police investigated the scene of a shooting between a suspect and two South St. Paul police officers on Thursday.

'Constantly shooting' suspect wounds 2 officers in South St. Paul

Gunfire broke out at a residence for people with mental illness. The suspect shooter was taken into custody without injury.
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
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More than 1,500 miles of bike trails line railroad beds and cross public lands.
Congestion starting to loosen, few issues for Friday commuters

Congestion starting to loosen, few issues for Friday commuters

Rain might slow you down, but that's about the only hindrance on the system as the Friday morning rush hour rolls along.
State + Local
July 20
Jaylani Hussein, executive director of the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, participated in a news conference earlier t

Temporary legal status extended for hundreds of Somalis

The Department of Homeland Security cites ongoing dangers, saving 500 from deportation risk.
St. Paul
July 20
St. Paul police were investigating a man shot Thursday night near the intersection of Rice Street and Front Avenue, in the MaMa’s Pizza parking lot.

St. Paul police investigating shooting

One man was shot around 10 p.m. near the intersection of Rice Street and Front Avenue, police confirm.
July 19
Bruce Fry

Charge: Woman's nude photos ignite clash; brother fatally stabbed by man sharing pics

The woman said she and defendant "had been romantically involved," according to the criminal complaint.