Back-to-school shoppers, keep those receipts

Back-to-school shoppers, keep those receipts

Education tax benefits helped more than 43,000 Minnesota families save an average $242.

Minneapolis proposal to restrict menthol tobacco sales sparks debate

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Minneapolis proposal to restrict menthol tobacco sales sparks debate
The City Council is expected to vote on the proposal in August.

Shootings leave 6 wounded in Minneapolis over weekend

Shootings leave 6 wounded in Minneapolis over weekend
None of the injuries are thought to be life threatening.
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In this May 2016 image provided by the City of Minneapolis, police off...

Officer personnel records released in Damond shooting

The documents shed some light on officers Matthew Harrity and Mohamed Noor's employment and training histories.
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Minneapolis City Council members to be briefed on police body camera audit

The briefing will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at City Hall.

Some immigrants face Catch-22 as ICE takes a harder line on detention

Some immigrants find they can stay — if only they could resolve cases during ICE detention.

Driver in 'horrific' fatal bus crash charged with two felonies

Witnesses say Tyler Randall Bjelland was going 100 mph when he sliced through the bus in St. Paul's Frogtown neighborhood Friday night
The Interstate 35W bridge after it collapsed on Aug. 1, 2007.

10 years after bridge collapse, survivors find renewed purpose

Many still struggle with the pain and guilt from that horrific day. But some have found new fulfillment in their lives -- not just in spite of the disaster, but because of it.

Frampton tussles with cameraman, halts Treasure Island rock concert

Video displays prompted him to throw stage screens into darkness.

Bullet strikes ambulance while on way to call in Minneapolis

A bullet struck the windshield and continued into the ambulance, authorities said.

Driver orders Jimmy John's, gets delivery while stalled on I-35W

Jimmy John's is the "freaky fast" sandwich chain that specializes in delivery anytime anywhere, and apparently that includes bringing dinner to motorists blocking traffic on the freeway.

Wright County boy beats back E. coli that killed his younger sister

"It's so great to see he is finally starting to feel better," mom writes on CaringBridge.

Met Council committee to vote on raising bus and rail fares

The recommendation is to raise fares for local and express buses, light rail, and Northstar commuter rail by 25 cents.
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.

Willmar officers shoot and wound an armed, suicidal man

The shooting took place as officers encountered a suicidal man.

Two dead after shots fired in Winona residence

A man called police saying he had been in a struggle with his girlfriend over a gun.
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Fake Twin Cities street signs warn of 'easily startled' police

At least two orange street signs reading "Warning: Twin Cities police easily startled" were seen in the Twin Cities Sunday.

One dead after vehicle overturns in watery ditch north of Duluth

Driver negligence and mechanical malfunction are among factors that contributed to a two-vehicle crash Sunday night north of Duluth that left one person dead, the…

North Minneapolis garage catches fire; woman found dead inside

"The death was not a result of the fire, and foul play is not ... suspected," a fire official said.

Remains ID'd just months ago, Minnesotan killed at Pearl Harbor heads home

Elmer Kerestes' remains will be escorted home to the Holdingford area.
South Metro

Burnsville woman dies of injuries in boat crash in N. Minn.

A boat with four passengers rammed a dock and a lift on an Iron Range lake, killing a Burnsville woman and injuring three others, authorities said Sunday.

Fire hits hotel being built in Uptown; Minneapolis fire officials suspect arson

Arson is being blamed for two small fires early Sunday morning at a hotel being built along Lake Street in Minneapolis.
South Metro

Eagan home day care provider found guilty, denies inflicting brain injuries on baby

An Eagan day care provider has been convicted of first-degree assault in connection with permanent brain injuries inflicted on a 13-month-old boy who was in her care.
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Justine Damond, of Sydney, Australia, was fatally shot by police in a south Minneapolis alley Saturday night.

Complete coverage of Justine Damond's shooting

Justine Damond, a 40-year-old woman who called 911 to report a possible assault in the alley behind her home Saturday was fatally shot by Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor.