Bus rider killed in fiery St. Paul crash is ID'd; car driver arrested

Bus rider killed in fiery St. Paul crash is ID'd; car driver arrested

Police on Saturday identified the 26-year-old Minneapolis driver who smashed into a Metro Transit bus Friday evening in St. Paul, slicing through it and leaving one bus rider dead.

Archive specialist rescues Minnesota history, page by yellowed page

July 22
Archive specialist rescues Minnesota history, page by yellowed page

David Shepard was pivotal in transforming Minnesota from frontier to 'mighty aggregation of power'

July 22
St. Paul
July 22

Bus rider dead, others hurt in 'horrific, surreal' St. Paul crash

A passenger on a Metro Transit bus died and at least one other bus rider was injured Friday night when a car sped through a stop sign, went airborne and sliced through the bus in St. Paul's Frogtown neighborhood.
St. Paul
July 22

'We hereby declare!' Young citizens take oath in special ceremony at Minnesota Children's Museum

Citizenship ceremony at the Minnesota Children's Museum held in kids' honor.
St. Paul
July 21

After more than a decade, landlords' last remaining claims against St. Paul dismissed

They had sued, saying code enforcement reduced housing stock for minority renters.
St. Paul
July 21

Minnesota mom works to take 'fear out of food allergies'

Peanut-free sports games, epinephrine in schools part of Nona Narvaez's advocacy work.
East Metro
July 21

Settlement in Philando Castile's death proposed to go to mother alone

Philando Castile's father, serving life in prison, made no claim on settlement over son's death
Minneapolis
July 20

Met Council set to dole out $4 million to clean polluted sites

Most projects receiving funds are in Minneapolis and St. Paul.
Minneapolis
July 19
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Armed robbers targeting Metro PCS stores in Mpls., St Paul

Robberies have taken place between July 7 and July 10.
St. Paul
July 19

St. Paul teen ID'd as victim of 1970s serial killer John Wayne Gacy

The 16-year-old boy who had been missing since he left his St. Paul home in the 1970s has now been identified as one of the 33 victims of the Chicago-area serial killer.
St. Paul
July 19

Driver dies after weekend crash with light-rail train in St. Paul

Witnesses have said they believe Nicholas Westlake had the right of way with a green traffic light. Metro Transit is investigating.
East Metro
July 19

St. Paul woman in crash was trapped for hours, near death before rescue

A sheriff's deputy noticed skid marks on the road and found her.
St. Paul
July 19

Goats at work: St. Paul's weed-eating brigade moves to another park

The goats have been eating invasive plants at Indian Mounds park since May.
St. Paul
July 19
Adam Fetcher spoke on behalf of the outdoor clothing maker Patagonia i...

Foes of Twin Metals mine jam St. Paul listening session; advocates stay away

A group of 17 organizations that support the copper-nickel mining proposal near the BWCA boycotted the event, while speakers from a crowd of about 1,000 were unanimous in opposition.
Stage & Arts
July 18

Hundreds of puppets from around the world converge on St. Paul this week

How'd we get this interview with a puppet about a puppetry convention in St. Paul? We pulled some strings.
Minneapolis
July 18

Minneapolis City Council candidate charged with drunken driving

Tiffini Flynn Forslund faces misdemeanor charges.
St. Paul
July 18

St. Paul residents give mixed reviews to proposed trash hauling prices

The costs will include three big items, like microwaves and mattresses, a year.
St. Paul
July 18

Two-day closure of Wabasha Street bridge in St. Paul coming this week

One of the three river crossings on the south end of downtown St. Paul will close for two days this week putting commuters and transit riders on detour.
East Metro
July 17

Suspected shooter charged in May killing in St. Paul

Two more men have been charged in the May killing of Brock C. Larson during an apparent marijuana deal in St. Paul.Ryan S. Fore, 26,…
St. Paul
July 17

St. Paul man charged with killing man, leaving body to decompose

The suspect said he was investigating a noise after tools were stolen.
Minneapolis
July 17

Puppetry lifted St. Paul woman from poverty

Deborah Simmons Meader was one of more than 350 people working with puppets as part of the Works Progress Administration's Federal Theater Project in the 1930s.
Minneapolis
July 15

Green Line is back in service after light-rail train, car crash in St. Paul, injuring 3

The two people in the car and one train passenger were taken to the hospital; buses were replacing trains on part of the Green Line.