East Metro
January 10
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

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

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

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
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

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
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
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.
January 10

Wisconsin Assembly Republicans outline priorities to Evers

Wisconsin Assembly Republicans delivered what they called a "gesture of our goodwill" to the newly installed Democratic governor on Thursday, outlining some areas where they think they might find common ground.
January 10

Minnesota may require drivers to use hands-free cellphones

Minnesota may soon require drivers to use hands-free cellphones, and some lawmakers want to impose bigger fines for drivers who text, and treat distracted drivers more like drunken drivers when they cause serious accidents.
Local
January 10
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…
January 10

Kimberly Clark notifies state it will close plant by May 31

Kimberly-Clark Corp. has notified Gov. Tony Evers' administration that it will close its plant in Neenah by May 31.
South Metro
January 10
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.
January 10

Minneapolis man pleads guilty to strangling wife

A Minneapolis man has pleaded guilty to strangling his wife with a cellphone cord after she said she was going to leave him.
January 10

Wisconsin Supreme Court hopefuls close in fundraising

Two judges vying for a spot on the state Supreme Court raised roughly the same amount of money during the last half of 2018.
Local
January 10

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.
January 10

Baby sitter ordered to have no contact with victim's family

A judge has ordered a Wisconsin baby sitter not to have contact with the family of a 2-month-old boy she is accused of killing and then pretending he was alive when she gave the baby back to his mother.
January 10

Rep. Sensenbrenner has hip replacement surgery

U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner's office says the longtime congressman had hip replacement surgery.
January 10

Video shows Milwaukee bus driver rescuing young child

Authorities say an alert Milwaukee bus driver rescued a young child found wandering barefoot on a freeway overpass in frigid temperatures.
January 10

Lawsuit targets GOP laws reducing Wisconsin governor's power

A coalition of liberal-leaning groups filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking to void laws passed by Wisconsin Republicans that reduced the powers of the newly elected Democratic governor and attorney general.