Striking nurses' rush hour protest briefly clogs downtown Mpls. traffic

Striking nurses' rush hour protest briefly clogs downtown Mpls. traffic

General Mills holding shareholders' meeting inside; Allina's board chair is a General Mills veep.

Three new cases in Hopkins Legionnaires' disease outbreak

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Three new cases of Legionnaires' disease linked to the ongoing Hopkins outbreak were confirmed by state officials Tuesday, bringing the total number of those sickened to 20, including one death.

Man who 'threatened suicide' shot dead in confrontation with Burnsville police

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"He pointed the gun at us," one officer was heard saying over the police scanner moments after the shooting.
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Hennepin County judge delays demolition of Terrace Theatre; preservation group must pay $6 million

A Hennepin County judge has extended an order that halts demolition of the Terrace Theatre in Robbinsdale but also orders a preservation group to come…
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Police: Man wounded in I-94 shooting in north Minneapolis

A man was shot in the calf Tuesday afternoon while traveling in a car on Interstate-94 , between the Dowling and West Broadway avenue exits, according to police and scanner reports.
West Metro
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Samantha Burnette, a student at Minnetonka High School, was fatally shot in a St. Paul alley on Sunday.

2 charged, 2 more arrested in killing of Minnetonka student

Charges detail St. Paul robbery attempt that turned into murder.
West Metro
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Authorities have removed an urn from a mausoleum at Lakewood Cemetery in Minneapolis after allegations that Igor Vorotinov is actually alive and living in Ukraine and Moldova.

Twin Cities man sentenced in $2M plot to fake dad's death overseas

The son says he didn't know his dad was alive until after insurance check was cashed. Dad remains a fugitive; mom to be sentenced Thursday.
South Metro
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Charges: Unlicensed motorcyclist was 'hammered' before fatal hit and run

The defendant was convicted this past summer of drunken driving and has another DWI charged against him pending.
St. Paul
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The Science Museum of Minnesota's triceratops

Science Museum of Minnesota's triceratops has a new resting place

The beloved exhibit was moved to make way for the museum's new "Sportsology" exhibit, opening in January.
South Metro
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Washington County judge drops restraining order against Brodkorb

Ruling finds that Sandra Grazzini-Rucki brought the petition in the wrong venue.
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It was a record-breaking year for MVTA State Fair ridership

Just like Metro Transit, it was a banner year for the Minnesota Valley Transit Authority in terms of State Fair ridership.

Mpls. fire captain files sexual harassment, retaliation suit

A Minneapolis fire captain has filed a lawsuit accusing the city's fire department of failing to protect her from a commander who allegedly sexually harassed her.

Man dead in officer involved shooting in Burnsville

A man died following an officer-involved shooting Monday night in Burnsville.A reportedly suicidal man left an apartment complex on the 1600 block of Cliff Road,…
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South St. Paul school adds police after anonymous threat

The South St. Paul Secondary School will have added police presence Tuesday after Superintendent Dave Webb sent a message to parents Monday night saying the…
West Metro
September 26
Samantha Burnette, a student at Minnetonka High School, was fatally shot in a St. Paul alley on Sunday.

Sister says Minnetonka student killed in St. Paul was set up

Samantha Burnette, 16, was gunned down around 7:30 a.m. in the 700 block of Sims Avenue. Her sister, Brittany Rock, was injured and taken to Regions Hospital.
East Metro
September 26
The Dayton's Bluff neighborhood will see some of the higher tax increases.

Property taxes on the rise for most in St. Paul

After getting a preview of overall bill, City Council to take up the proposals.
West Metro
September 26

Man in fake beard robs Golden Valley bank inside grocery store

A man wearing a fake beard robbed a bank branch inside a Golden Valley grocery store and fled with the loot, authorities said Monday. The…
September 26

Minnesota's White Earth Nation among tribes in $492.8 million lawsuit settlement

  The Obama administration has settled lawsuits with 17 American Indian tribes who accused the federal government of long mismanaging their funds and natural resources.…
South Metro
September 26

Police: Motorcyclist in fatal hit-run had license revoked

He's being held on suspicion of criminal vehicular homicide.
St. Paul
September 26

Man charged with fatal stabbing of short-term roommate at St. Paul apartment

Rhône, the victim were arguing at his apartment.