Snelling bus rapid transit prepares for departure

Snelling bus rapid transit prepares for departure

Fewer stops and light-rail-like features will speed up trips, Metro Transit officials say.
Local

Court upholds conviction in death of Eric Dean, 'the boy they couldn't save'

February 10
Court upholds conviction in death of Eric Dean, 'the boy they couldn't save'
The 4-year-old boy's death has led to numerous child protection reforms.
Local

Reappointment of Mpls. Police Chief Harteau is now in City Council's hands

February 10
Reappointment of Mpls. Police Chief Harteau is now in City Council's hands
The full council is expected to confirm another term for the city's police chief.
Minneapolis
February 10
Minnesota’s U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison stood with Sen. Bernie Sanders and his wife, Jane O’Meara Sanders, after introducing the Democratic presidential candidate Tuesday night at St. Paul’s RiverCentre.

Tickets for Sanders' Minneapolis forum to be available at 4 p.m. Thursday

The surging Democratic presidential hopeful will speak at Patrick Henry High School on Friday evening.
Minneapolis
February 10
Black Lives Matter protesters demanded answers in the shooting of Jamar Clark during a march in downtown Minneapolis in early December.

Jamar Clark shooting inquiry now in county attorney's hands

The officers, Dustin Schwarze and Mark Ringgenberg, have returned to work, said department spokesman Scott Seroka. They had been on paid adminstrative leave since the shooting.
St. Paul
February 10
At the corner of Minnehaha Ave E. and Birmingham in St. Paul, a school bus nearly crashed into a post office Monday morning.

School bus driver fired after St. Paul crash has troubled record on road

Mohamed Wasuge had at least 11 traffic violations before Monday's crash.
Minneapolis
February 10
Three people were injured Wednesday night when a vehicle crashed with an Allina amublance in downtown Minneapolis.

Three injured when Allina ambulance rolls in downtown Minneapolis crash

Two paramedics and a driver were injured Wednesday night after a vehicle crashed into an Allina ambulance, causing the rig to roll in downtown Minneapolis.Just…
Local
February 10

The Jamar Clark shooting: A timeline

Jamar Clark Case TimelineNov. 15, 2015: Jamar Clark, 24, is shot in the head by two white Minneapolis police officers responding to a disturbance call…
Today's Video
February 10

Release of convicted rapist draws a crowd to St. Paul meeting

Oliver Dority, who has done time for two sexual assaults, is slated to move soon to a halfway house in the Summit-University district.
West Metro
February 10

Maple Grove bar owner, manager charged over Spotted Cow beer brought in from Wis.

The two each face a felony count, accused of bringing in the popular farmhouse ale made by New Glarus.
Local
February 10

Robed and ready for her new role

Lucinda Jesson was excited Wednesday as her family members helped her with her new robe at the swearing-in ceremony for two new judges on the…
St. Paul
February 10

Federal judge rules for jury trial in tasing, arrest of St. Paul man in skyway

Citing the disputed facts around the case, Judge Susan Richard Nelson declined to dismiss the lawsuit.
South Metro
February 10

Woman gets 15 years in murder of U student Anarae Schunk

The ex-girlfriend of a man serving life in the U student's death will be imprisoned for about 9 more years.
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St. Paul
February 10

Social Security targets disabilities fraud in Minnesota

St. Paul unit to tackle Social Security probes.
Minneapolis
February 10
A new rendering of the Nicollet Mall redesign. The city was forced to switch to poured concrete instead of thousands of brick-like pavers in the initial plans.

Architects unveil revamped design for Nicollet Mall overhaul

The new renderings show concrete in place of thousands of brick-like pavers.
East Metro
February 10

Stillwater district asks for delay of board vote on closing three schools

The superintendent wants to push vote back to March 3, following a public hearing.
Minneapolis
February 10

Backers of $15 minimum wage plan to launch Minneapolis ballot campaign

15 Now group needs about 7,000 signatures to put issue on November ballot.
Local
February 10

Hungry wolf kills off-leash dog on walk with owner on Duluth trail

A hungry wolf roamed into Duluth and killed a family's beloved dog that its owner had taken on its usual off-leash walk along a popular trail. Such attacks are "rare but getting more common," a DNR official said.
Local
February 10

Minn. woman allegedly stole donations for missing boaters' families

Charges against the Baudette woman allege that she took funds intended for the families of three men who went missing on Lake of the Woods in October.
St. Paul
February 10

St. Paul, Trust for Public Land buy property for new Midway park

A final piece of property needed for a new 5-acre park near the Green Line in St. Paul’s Midway neighborhood has been purchased, officials with…
West Metro
February 10
This SUV crashed through a wall and landed on Interstate 394 on Wednesday.

One person dies in Minnetonka crash that ends with SUV on I-394

One person died Wednesday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash near Interstate 394 and Hwy. 169 in Hopkins, the State Patrol said. The patrol said the…
Local
February 10

Gustavus Adolphus College hires Muslim spiritual adviser

Ailya Vajid has kept busy since arriving on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus in St. Peter, Minn., last fall. She launched a new Muslim student…
North Metro
February 10

Brooklyn Park City Council OKs body cameras for police

Brooklyn Park police officers will be outfitted with body cameras under a $46,000 contract approved by the City Council on Monday that calls…

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