The home on 17th Avenue S. in Minneapolis where Jerry Lee Curry allegedly abused his twin daughters until authorities removed the young women from the

Hennepin County will review handling of 'house of horrors' case

Officials want to know how social workers, police and others missed multiple signs of child abuse.

From a box of radio parts, Digi-Key grew into a $2.3 billion anchor of northwest Minnesota

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Digi-Key Corp. in Thief River Falls fills more than 3 million orders a year for electronic components from its massive warehouse. The company is now p
The Thief River Falls firm started humbly but now is a regional economic force.

Construction officially begins on rapid bus linking Brooklyn Center, downtown Minneapolis.

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Minneapolis City Council member Phillipe Cunningham explained the the C-Line to students from Lucy Laney Elementary School before the start of Tuesday
C-Line is the latest in a push to improve bus service in rapidly growing suburban areas.
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Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor was charged Tuesday with murder and manslaughter in the July shooting death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond.

What we know about the case against officer Mohamed Noor

Here are some questions and answers about the charges and what comes next in the case of the police officer charged in the killing of Justine Ruszczyk Damond.
This undated photo provided by Stephen Govel/ shows Justine Damond, of Sydney, Australia, who was fatally shot by police in Minnea

A moment-by-moment look at when Justine Damond was shot

The fatal shot was fired about 2½ minutes after the squad car arrived behind Damond's home.
Mohamed Mohamed Noor credit: Hennepin County Sheriff

Charges filed againt Minneapolis officer Noor

Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor was charged with murder and manslaughter in the July shooting death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond, a decision that prosecutors said was delayed by some of the officer's colleagues' reluctance to testify.
Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman demonstrated how officer Mohamed Noor reached across his partner and shot Justine Ruszczyk Damond.

Charges against Noor resound around Minneapolis, world

Minneapolis officer Mohamed Noor was charged with murder and manslaughter in the shooting death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond in July. "No charges can bring our Justine back," her family said.
Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman described the charges against Minneapolis Police officer Mohamed Noor in the shooting death of Justin Ruszczyk D

Was Noor fearful or depraved during Damond shooting? Question will be pivotal

Noor's partner said he "perceived his life was in danger," according to charges.
A crowd of nearly 100 people listened Tuesday night to speakers at a vigil after charges were filed against a former Minneapolis police officer in the

Cries of 'justice for all' at vigil for Justine Damond

About 75 community activists and residents of the neighborhood gathered to say their fight is not over.
Rally for Justine held in her Minneapolis neighborhood

Rally for Justine held in her Minneapolis neighborhood

Community members gather in Minneapolis for a rally and vigil for Justine Ruszczyk Damond hours after former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor was jailed Tuesday on murder and manslaughter charges.

What we know about horrific south Minneapolis abuse case so far

Timeline Spring 2017: One of two twins escapes south Minneapolis “house of horrors’’ and tells staff at a homeless shelter that she’s afraid to go…

The charges against Noor

The charges Murder, 3rd degree Noor committed a dangerous act while exhibiting a depraved mind. Manslaughter, 3rd degree Noor’s culplable negligence created an unreasonable risk.

Reactions to the charges filed against Mohamed Noor

Reaction to charges   “These charges may bring us one step toward justice, but we must continue to ask ‘for who?’ While we applaud the…
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.

Noor is second Minnesota officer to be charged over fatal encounters between 2000 and 2017

In Minnesota, 164 people died in encounters with police between 2000 and the end of 2017, and Minneapolis officer Mohamed Noor is…
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The Minneapolis City skyline including City Hall seen from U.S. District Court.

Report calling Minneapolis third-most expensive U.S. city leaves out house prices

The Economist magazine says only New York and Los Angeles are more expensive.
South Metro
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Hillside Learning Center lost its license, but it has reopened under another family member’s name.

Reopening of troubled day care vexes Hastings residents

After Hillside Learning Center lost license, a relative of the owner has reopened it.
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Linda Rost thought it was a scam when she got a Facebook message from a woman who claimed to have found her wallet stolen nearly 50 years while she wa

Owner gets wallet back 50 years after it was stolen at downtown Dayton's

After 50 years, theft victim delights in reclaiming photos and other treasures.
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Greg Brooker, U.S. attorney for Minnesota, left, with Steve Hunegs, JCRC executive director.

Anti-Semitic posters surface at University of Minnesota

Two Jewish groups are condemning anti-Semitic fliers that appeared on the University of Minnesota's Twin Cities campus this week.The fliers, which featured Nazi-era symbols, blamed…
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Mohamed Noor

When hired, Mohamed Noor was welcome addition to Minneapolis police

Noor, 31, was one of nine Somali officers in the department and the first to patrol the Fifth Precinct.
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Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights director Velma Korbel, shown in 2012.

Minneapolis civil rights director Korbel's nomination moves forward

The nomination will now go to the City Council, which will decide on whether to hold a meeting for public comment.
West Metro
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Start times changing next year for seven Edina schools

Two middle schools and five elementary schools swap.
St. Paul
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St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter was flanked by teachers union President Nick Faber, left and Superintendent Joe Gothard after reaching agreement in Febru

St. Paul school board OKs teachers' contract

Officials said contract wouldn't worsen city's projected budget deficit.
East Metro
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Dao Moua, left, and his attorney, Paul Applebaum, discuss a class-action lawsuit Monday afternoon outside of the federal courthouse in downtown St. Pa

Supporters of convicted fraudster who promised new Hmong homeland demand their money back, but continue to support his cause

Lawsuit asks government to return cash to donors.