Harrison Education Center

Student, 18, charged in severe beating of Mpls. school staffer

The paraprofessional remains in critical condition with head injuries that left him unconscious.

Mpls. finds McDonald's staff underpaid at Lake St. location

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McDonald’s employee Steven Suffridge, seen riding the bus to work, said he was disappointed to hear that his employer was paying workers below the $
The fast food franchise owner owed more than $2,000 in back wages to dozens of employees.

Minneapolis and St. Paul rank as top two park systems in the country

May 23
Sisters Kathryn and Eleanor Piersma played the outdoor xylophone at Martin Luther King Park in south Minneapolis. Katheryn, left, is 11 and Eleanor is
This year's rankings took into account the number of restrooms and splashpads.
Music
May 23
Judy Collins performed at the Dakota Jazz Club on Wednesday, with Russell Walden on the piano. It was the first of a two-night stay at the club.

Both sides of Judy Collins charm at Dakota

Review: The folk legend's voice and humor were spot on.
Minneapolis
May 23

Emotional meeting for mom of boy nearly killed by Minneapolis day-care provider, man who saved him

It was one of several dramatic moments during a daylong sentencing hearing for Nataliia M. Karia.
Minneapolis
May 23
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y.

N.Y. Sen. Gillibrand says she couldn't stay silent about Franken conduct

The New York senator defended her decision at a forum on women in politics.
TV & Media
May 23
FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2017, file photo, conservative commentator Tomi Lahren attends Politicon in Pasadena, Calif.

Trump praises Fox News' Tomi Lahren after Mpls. confrontation

Lahren was leaving Union's rooftop when customer tossed water on her Sunday, and the incident went viral.
Eat & Drink
May 23
Hai Hai’s green papaya salad.

Hai Hai in NE. Mpls. delights with Asian dishes you 'can't find anywhere else' 

Hai Hai brings a taste of southeast Asia to northeast Minneapolis.
Minneapolis
May 23
The Jordan Brand, Minneapolis in discussion for permanent Maya Moore "Wings'' billboard

The Jordan Brand, Minneapolis in discussion for permanent Maya Moore "Wings'' billboard

A temporary billboard was installed to coincide with the Lynx opener Sunday
Minneapolis
May 23

Minneapolis school staff member critically injured in attack at school

Police responded to report of physical altercation at an alternative high school.
Minneapolis
May 22

12-year-old boy shot Friday night in North Minneapolis

A 12-year-old boy was shot in the leg Friday night in north Minneapolis, authorities said Sunday. His injuries were not life-threatening. Police don’t know the…
Minneapolis
May 22
A natural gas leak took a large chunk out of Minnehaha Academy last summer.

Survivors of woman killed in Minnehaha Academy blast settle suit

Details of the settlement are not disclosed in explosion that killed two and injured nine.
Minneapolis
May 22
A frustrated commuter who had been on a light rail train asked demonstrators to move off the track so the train could proceed before law enforcement o

18 arrested for blocking light rail tracks in deportation protest

The protesters shut down Blue Line light-rail service between south Minneapolis and the airport for more than an hour, forcing commuters to take buses.
Minneapolis
May 22
Officers from Minneapolis and St. Paul police departments led the 2015 Pride parade down Hennepin Ave.

Chief: Mpls. officers can't wear uniforms in Pride parade

The decision comes after organizers and police clashed over officers being present at last year's event.
Minneapolis
May 22

Missouri man pleads guilty in child sex sting during Super Bowl

A man who thought he was answering an ad for sex with children, was snared in a police sting during the Super Bowl.
Minneapolis
May 22
Second graders Aaliyah Xiong, left, and Sarah Lor compare books after the book fair.

Minneapolis schools launch summer reading campaign

Mpls. school officials launch summer reading program with free books.
Minneapolis
May 22

Man shot to death in north Minneapolis alley

Lifesaving efforts were unsuccessful.
Eat & Drink
May 22
Lyn-Lake's 4-star Heyday being reinvented as two restaurants

Lyn-Lake's 4-star Heyday being reinvented as two restaurants

Chef Jim Christiansen plans to close on June 9th and reopen in late September.
TV & Media
May 22
'American Ninja Warrior' to invade U.S. Bank Stadium under cloak of night

'American Ninja Warrior' to invade U.S. Bank Stadium under cloak of night

The hit NBC series will be taping two episodes in Minneapolis, and an NBC spokesperson said the competition is filming during off-peak hours to maximize the reality series' top-of-the-line lighting design.
West Metro
May 21

Commissioner Peter McLaughlin denied DFL endorsement

No one got the DFL nod for the Hennepin County seat, but Angela Conley came closest.
Minneapolis
May 21
Julia Wang, owner of Orchid Massage and Spa, testified in August at a City Council hearing on whether to renew her business license.

Appeals Court affirms shutdown of Minneapolis massage business accused of prostitution

Mpls. City Council revoked license of Orchid Massage Spa for suspect activities.
Minneapolis
May 21
The FBI's new special agent in charge for Minneapolis, Jill Sanborn, who brings with her an extensive background in terrorism investigations and is on

Veteran agent digging in as new leader of FBI in Mpls.

Barely three months into her new post as an FBI supervisor in Los Angeles in 2015, Jill Sanborn had just sat down for a holiday…
State + Local
May 21
John Gammell

15 years in prison for 'hacker-for-hire' defendant who targeted govt. agencies in Minn.

His targets included business rivals and government agencies and schools in Minnesota.