East Metro
January 10, 2019
John Likeness

Charge: Western Wisconsin roommate kills disabled Army vet with arrow to the chest

The men, now in their 50s, knew each other from high school. Suspect said he wanted to put the man out of his misery.
Local
January 10, 2019

NAACP condemns Waite Park Subway worker accused of lying that black man robbed her

"Residents who falsely accuse black people to cover up their criminal behavior are ... a threat to the black community," the NAACP leader said.
Minneapolis
January 10, 2019

Minneapolis man charged after 7 pounds of cocaine delivered to home

The defendant, Tommy C. Johnson, is next expected to appear in court on Feb. 14.
Local
January 10, 2019

Snowmobiler dies in crash with car in Wadena County

The snowmobile jumped into the northbound traffic lane and was struck by a 2000 Pontiac Bonneville, officials said.
Local
January 10, 2019
Anthony Howson, Deshon Bonnell

Police say Hibbing trio led man into woods, shot him in face for pursuing teenage girl

The girl and her boyfriend blindfolded the man before the shooting, according to charges.
Local
January 10, 2019

Shutdown could hit Minn. advocacy groups for victims of abuse, sexual assault

Victims of domestic abuse or sexual assault could face a loss of services.
Local
January 10, 2019
Karynn Sebesta of North St. Paul matched her bunny Mercedes as they cuddled together.

Bunny Besties provides comfort and cuddles with bunnies

Bunny Besties is a nonprofit group that rescues bunnies, trains them, and provides comfort in the form of cuddling and petting.
Minneapolis
January 10, 2019
Sterling V. Smith

Month in jail for man who assaulted Metro Transit bus driver

Shields designed to protect drivers are being installed this month on many buses.
Local
January 10, 2019
The tiny Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park in Seattle's historic Pioneer Square neighborhood is posted with a closed sign as part of the fed

Share your shutdown stories and questions with us

As the partial federal government shutdown drags on, we want to hear from Minnesotans who are being affected. Alternatively, if you have questions about the…
South Metro
January 10, 2019
This man robbed the New Market Bank in Lakeville on Dec. 22.

Lakeville police search for bank robber who didn't hide identity

The heist occurred Dec. 22 at the New Market Bank.
Local
January 10, 2019

Bunnies offer cuddles (for a donation) in downtown Minneapolis

Haremione, Mercedes and Teddy Graham were among several bunnies available to cuddle Thursday at an event sponsored by Bunny Besties at Meet Minneapolis on Nicollet Mall. Bunny Besties is a nonprofit group that provides therapy and support rabbits to those in need.
State + Local
January 10, 2019
The Southdale Courthouse closes for good on Feb. 1.

Hennepin County to relocate Southdale misdemeanor, traffic court cases elsewhere

The Edina location will close for good starting Feb. 1 as the building is slated to be razed.
Don't Miss
January 10, 2019
Sheryl Williams, right, is named Klondike Kate 2019 as the other contestant Shelley Pabst stands next to her. There were only two contestants in this

Welch woman is named 2019's Klondike Kate ahead of Winter Carnival

A Klondike Kate has been chosen as part of the St. Paul Winter Carnival since 1971.
Local
January 9, 2019
After the first full business week since the government shutdown began, executives and entrepreneurs are starting to see more effects. The flow of mon

Federal government shutdown means delays for Minnesota house buyers, small-business owners

After the first full business week since the shutdown began, executives and entrepreneurs are starting to see more widespread effects.
East Metro
January 9, 2019
Rendering of redevelopment project in Forest Lake submitted by Gatehouse Capital.

Possible redevelopment coming for Forest Lake feed mill

Proposal for site includes a conference center, hotel.
North Metro
January 9, 2019
Judge Lucinda Jesson wrote that a district court must issue a ruling “expressly excluding a relative” as a placement option before that person can

Minn. appeals court upholds family rights in foster care cases

Attorneys say decision will help address racial bias in child protection system.
East Metro
January 9, 2019
The A West cell house at Stillwater prison.

Stillwater prison wing on lockdown after inmate assaults officer

After several attacks, union representing corrections officers has demanded more safety funding.
Minneapolis
January 9, 2019
One of downtown Minneapolis’ oldest buildings could meet the wrecking ball soon, depending on the outcome of votes at City Hall. The Oakland apartme

Owner wants to raze historic but vacant apartment in Minneapolis

The building, gutted by a fire in 2016, was designed by famed architect Harry Wild Jones.
East Metro
January 9, 2019

Authorities await driver test results in crash that killed Roseville pedestrians

Roseville police called it a "complex case" and are waiting for multiple reports to come back.
Stage & Arts
January 9, 2019
At a May Day parade in 2013 near Lake St. and Bloomington Ave. in Minneapolis, a raptor enthralled some of the younger spectators.

In Heart of the Beast to end puppet parade, make significant cuts

The theater is being squeezed by drop in foundation grants, overall funding.