Tiny, sharp grill-brush wires can lead to unexpected hospital visits

Tiny, sharp grill-brush wires can lead to unexpected hospital visits

Deborah Zvosec went to Hennepin County Medical Center because she felt discomfort. Imaging scans found a 1.7 centimeter wire segment embedded deep in her tongue near the back of her throat.

15-year-old boy fatally stabbed outside pizzeria in Rochester is ID'd

Police believe a fight between two teenage boys turned deadly early Friday morning.

Prosecutors charge man in car stabbing

10 minutes ago
Prosecutors have charged a 27-year-old Wisconsin man with trying to kill a woman and toddler at a Minnesota intersection.
17 minutes ago

Woman found dead in Bemidji fire was bound

The 5 year old kidnapped from her home was found in Big Fork, Minn., 70 miles away.
59 minutes ago

Two teens sexually abused at drug treatment center

Staff member pleaded guilty to three sex crimes last month.
Data Drop

How June stacks up on the Summer Glory Index

The state climatology office's Summer Glory Index shows how weather in the first month of summer stacked up
East Metro

Motorcyclist killed in St. Paul collision

The motorcyclist killed in a collision Thursday evening has been identified as Kevin J. Launderville of St. Paul.Launderville, 35, died after the motorcycle he was…

Community School of Excellence makes deal to stay open

The St. Paul charter school signed a contract with charter authorizer Minnesota Guild just before its deadline.
Today's Video

Interchange at 280, 35W reopens in time for holiday weekend

The closing had posed an obstacle for drivers since early May.

8 road construction projects around Minnesota to avoid this weekend

Plan around these potential bottlenecks to retain your traffic sanity during the holiday weekend.

St. Paul to conduct sewer safety testing

Crews to start tests with simulated smoke on Tuesday July 5.
Nicole Curtis, star of the HGTV show Rehab Addict, waited in the hallw...

HGTV star may lose Mpls. project amid allegations of incomplete work

City officials say Nicole Curtis may not have met the requirements she agreed to when she bought the house for $2.

Abortions in Minnesota hit record low last year

After an uptick in 2014, the number of annual elective procedures continued on a 35-year decline in Minnesota.
Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
Special report Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
updated 10 hours 59 mins. ago
More than 1,500 miles of bike trails line railroad beds and cross public lands.
South Metro

Renaissance Festival won't have to find new home until 2020

Medieval show to find a new home for its 50th season.

2 Mpls. men convicted on ISIL charges seek 'deradicalization' review

New program has so far only included those who pleaded guilty.
Fireworks were displayed over the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, Mi...

Boom! Report ranks Minneapolis second-best city for July 4th festivities

Seattle was tops; St. Paul ranked 29th in the list.

Where to watch fireworks in the Twin Cities, July 1-4

Looking for a nighttime spectacular to go with your July 4 weekend festivities? Here are some of the major fireworks displays in the Twin Cities.
Leasing agent Nick Torrez took in the view of the Downtown East Commons park.

Minneapolis buys Downtown East Commons park for $20M

The "Great Lawn" is sodded, trees are being planted and lighting soon will be installed at the nearly two-block park bisected by Portland Avenue, near the new U.S. Bank stadium.
June 30

Woman charged along with boyfriend in Iron Range man's beheading

She's accused of being an accomplice to the killing early last week and with assaulting the victim.
June 30

Man found fatally shot on south Minneapolis street after 8:15 a.m. call

Officers were called about 8:15 a.m. to E. 24th Street and Oakland Avenue S. on a report of a gunshot, said police spokesman John Elder.
June 30

Distracted driving and deaths spiked last year in Minnesota

Distracted driving — whether from thumbs on a cellphone, eyes on a GPS, a hand on radio knobs — killed 74 people in Minnesota last year, a 21 percent jump from 2014.
June 30

Wayzata man resigns from Chisholm film venture amid fraud charges

Jerry Seppala resigned from Ironbound Studios Minnesota after a federal grand jury indicted him and two California men for allegedly cheating investors out of $12 million meant to finance movies. The indictment makes no mention of the Iron Range film studio space.