South Metro
November 6, 2017

Man held in death of woman in their Shakopee home

Suspect arrested near hotel a mile from crime scene; no motive as yet.
Minneapolis
November 5, 2017
Votes have been cast early across the Twin Cities, but the candidates for mayor in both Minneapolis and St. Paul are gearing up for the final push ahe

Last push in Mpls. and St. Paul mayoral races

Minneapolis and St. Paul mayoral hopefuls scramble for votes ahead of Tuesday's election.
St. Paul
November 4, 2017

Swastikas, anti-Arab markings investigated at Macalester

The vandalism isn't the first of its kind at the St. Paul college.
Minneapolis
November 4, 2017
Property taxes have barely come up in campaigns for mayor in Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Police, housing, parks, jobs at forefront of Twin Cities mayor races

Both cities are facing property tax increases, but candidates in both mayoral races have spent more time discussing other issues.
St. Paul
November 4, 2017
St. Paul Cathedral

Archdiocese releases names of 19 men suspected of sexually abusing minors

14 of the men have died; none who survives serves in any pastoral role.
St. Paul
November 3, 2017
Under an agreement with the city, 15 trash haulers will each take a portion of St. Paul based on their market share.

St. Paul reaches preliminary deal with haulers for organized trash collection

The City Council will vote on a contract with haulers next week.
St. Paul
November 3, 2017
Steve Hurvitz, who has spearheaded the Learning Jet venture, tours the inside of a Boeing 727 converted into a classroom at the downtown St. Paul airp

St. Paul building trades team with the Learning Jet to transform aircraft hangar into a classroom

Volunteers are renovating a St. Paul airport hangar into a classroom for aviation students.
St. Paul
November 2, 2017
St. Paul mayoral candidates including, from left, Melvin Carter, Elizabeth Dickinson, Tom Goldstein, Pat Harris and Dai Thao, answered a question at a

St. Paul mayoral candidates face off at final forums before Election Day

With two debates left, candidates talked about their policing plans.
St. Paul
November 2, 2017
Hazardous debris on the recycler’s property.

State fines St. Paul metal recycler over polluting creek with oil discharge

Water had an oily film and emitted an "obnoxious odor," state regulators said.
St. Paul
November 2, 2017
Rebecca Noecker, St. Paul City Council member.

St. Paul City Council member fights for park at police annex over development

Rebecca Noecker wants to stick to the original plan to expand Pedro Park, keeping a promise to a neighborhood woefully short of green space.
St. Paul
November 1, 2017
St. Paul will restrict the sales of menthol tobacco products to liquor stores and specialty tobacco shops, starting in 2018. Minneapolis adopted restr

St. Paul restricts menthol tobacco sales

Only tobacco shops, liquor stores can sell them.
East Metro
October 31, 2017

Ex-St. Catherine security guard pleads guilty to falsifying shooting

The former St. Catherine University security officer charged with shooting himself and blaming it on a fictitious black man pleaded guilty to the crime.Brent…
East Metro
October 31, 2017
Interim Ramsey County Sheriff Jack Serier

Ramsey County sheriff out nearly $200K after missing paperwork deadline

Missed deadline costs sheriff's office funding.
St. Paul
October 31, 2017
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman, Police Chief Todd Axtell and others celebrate the opening of the Richard H. Rowan Public Safety Training Center at 600 L

St. Paul opens $18 million police training facility

State-of-the-art center a major upgrade, chief says.
St. Paul
October 31, 2017
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman, left, walked into the Martin Luther King Recreation Center to cast his early vote Tuesday afternoon. He is not seeking r

Early voting opens at six locations in Ramsey County

This is the first year there are multiple early voting locations in St. Paul
St. Paul
October 30, 2017

2 injured in St. Paul shootings

Two men were injured and taken to the hospital following separate shootings minutes apart in St. Paul late Sunday, police said.Officers were alerted at 11:49…
St. Paul
October 30, 2017
St. Paul mayoral candidate Melvin Carter talked with participants at the end of a 9 mile bike tour of architecture designed by Cap Wigington. ] ANTHON

Dayton denounces 'racial bias,' 'negativity' against Carter in St. Paul mayor's race

Dayton called negativity in the city's mayoral race "unfortunate."
St. Paul
October 30, 2017
Irondale High School students walked through a section call “four corners” area during lunch hour Thursday October 26,2017 in New Brighton, MN. ]

Twin Cities school districts seeking millions from voters

Districts want to go on building spree to meet growing enrollment and replace outdated facilities.
St. Paul
October 28, 2017
Helen Nemer, 94, of St. Paul, had a wish come true when she met U.S. Sen. Al Franken on Saturday.

St. Paul woman, 94, fulfills wish of a lifetime – meeting Al Franken

When Helen Nemer found out she'd been nominated to have a longtime wish granted, the 94-year-old lifelong Minnesota resident thought about it and decided she…
St. Paul
October 28, 2017
St. Paul mayoral candidate Melvin Carter III

Tevlin: St. Paul's police union shamelessly attacks a mayoral candidate

The attack on Melvin Carter is a dangerous, and perhaps unprecedented, abuse of the power of the police federation for political means.