Minnesota revamps school accountability process

Minnesota revamps school accountability process

Between 300 and 400 schools will be pinpointed and helped in the state under the new plan, more than twice as many as under the state's No Child Left Behind waiver.
Local

Mpls. crash victim ID'd as St. Thomas student

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Mpls. crash victim ID'd as St. Thomas student
Local

Landlord kept control of Mpls. apartments after he was banned

September 18
Landlord kept control of Mpls. apartments after he was banned
Major landlord Spiros Zorbalas continued to have majority ownership and controls of apartment complexes, documents show.
Minneapolis
2 minutes ago

Policy change leads to increase in Mpls. police use of body cams

Overall usage spiked after a policy change.
South Metro
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'Bad press,' politics blamed for $24M downtown Shakopee project falling through

Officials blame "bad press" and "political issues" for the deal falling through.
Minneapolis
14 minutes ago

Driver arrested in Mpls. crash that killed St. Thomas student

A 21-year-old man was arrested at 5 a.m. Tuesday by Wright County authorities on suspicion of criminal vehicular homicide.
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Mystic Lake Casino locks up massive, glitzy nightclub for the Super Bowl

During Super Bowl week early next year, Mystic Lake Casino will host a massive traveling nightclub for four days that counts some of pop music's biggest stars among its attractions as it has roamed the country.
Local
45 minutes ago

Names 3 more St. John's Abbey priests who sexually abused children are released

The Collegeville abbey still has more than 60 lawsuits pending.
Local
53 minutes ago

It's National Child Passenger Safety week. Is your child properly buckled up?

This is National Child Passenger Safety Week as proclaimed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the time of year when parents of children are urged to be sure their young passengers are buckled up and in the correct car seat for their age and size.
Local
11:11am

Pursuit on I-94 in St. Paul ends with driver shooting himself to death

The freeway was closed for about 3 hours after the incident on eastbound I-94 at John Ireland Boulevard.
Minneapolis
11:04am

Aspiring Minneapolis rapper dies 1 day after his birthday; no arrests

A woman also was shot and survived the gunfire from last week in south Minneapolis.
Eat & Drink
10:54am

Robbinsdale's hot Travail restaurant sells discounted tickets for last-minute seats

The foodie hot spot is known for its 15-course tasting menu.
West Metro
6:59am

Crystal police view viral video of 'unprovoked attack' on disabled teen; arrest made

The slapping and kicking of the victim occurred outside Target store.
Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
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.
Minneapolis
September 19

Man shot at south Minneapolis bus stop is identified

Police say a long-simmering feud between two men is to blame for a fatal shooting at a busy south Minneapolis intersection last week.
South Metro
September 18

Judge rules Dakota County fur farm can keep one wolf

Appeals court ruling that fur farm owner can have one wolf may have ended the dispute, but not the controversy.
West Metro
September 18

Charges say Brooklyn Park man raped women 3 weeks apart, has yet to turn himself in

Police said attacks took place three weeks apart; suspect remains at large.
East Metro
September 18
A sign near a future housing development in Woodbury.

Woodbury ruling may shift road development costs to taxpayers

A developer sued Woodbury over a fee to pay for roads outside a new subdivision and won, a ruling that could affect development across the metro area.
Minneapolis
September 18

Man shot last week in south Minneapolis dies, becoming 29th homicide victim of this year

A man who was wounded in a shooting last Tuesday in south Minneapolis died Monday at Hennepin County Medical Center, police said. About 9 p.m.…
Minneapolis
September 18
Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo spoke about the use of body cameras at a news conference Monday.

Minneapolis officers often don't use body cameras, audit shows

Council Member Linea Palmisano called the results of the report, which are expected to be presented to the full council Tuesday morning, "damning."
Local
September 18

Education advocacy group, former refugee win Facing Race awards

The St. Paul and Minnesota Community Foundations on Monday honored one man and one group for fighting to eliminate racism in Minnesota.Inside the Ordway Center…
St. Paul
September 18
St. Paul Chief of Police Todd Axtell

Local, federal authorities in St. Paul roll out new gun crime reporting push

Facing an ongoing struggle to find witnesses willing to cooperate in gun cases, both local and federal authorities in St. Paul are hoping residents start…
West Metro
September 18

Motorcyclist killed in Eden Prairie crash was father of 3

A motorcyclist killed in a crash Saturday in Eden Prairie has been identified as Tyrone Demitrius Alexander Ellis.Ellis, 28, of Bloomington, died of multiple head…
Minneapolis
September 18
Some Minneapolis City Council members applauded in May after the council unanimously approved a sick-leave ordinance.

Minneapolis' citywide sick-leave ordinance upheld by court

The ordinance, which took effect July 1, requires employers to allow employees working in Minneapolis to earn one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked, up to 48 hours a year.