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A man living in Crystal in 1965 was repeatedly named as an FBI informant in the trove of documents related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy released by the National Archives on Thursday.
Here are some of the most interesting and insightful reader comments from our series about Minnesota's failure to discipline cops found guilty of serious offenses ranging from DUI to assault.
On the evening of July 6, 2016, St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez stopped a white Oldsmobile driven by Philando Castile in Falcon Heights. Also in the car were Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, and her young daughter. Just one minute later, Yanez fired seven shots into the vehicle, fatally wounding Castile. This is a breakdown of key events shown in the police dashcam video. This article contains graphic content and language.
Former refugees currently living in the Twin Cities share their thoughts on President Trump's controversial executive order.
The verdict was unanimous: Minnesotans love this early, extended taste of spring in the middle of winter.
How quickly USA Today forgot about "Prairie Home Companion" host's roots.
The "Tonight Show" show host saved his best Prince story for last, and it's a doozy.
Chevrolet, a company that is forever linked to the Minnesota legend's music, offered a special tribute in the Star Tribune and the New York Times this morning.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released video of a nest in an undisclosed park in the Twin Cities.
On the 70th anniversary of the first nuclear attack in history, we examine what it would be like if it happened here.
A Twin Cities dentist is at the center of a major international story.
The Eden Prairie dentist said in a statement Tuesday that he believed he was acting legally when he killed a lion in Zimbabwe on July 1.
Everyone is talking about pot these days, thanks to new laws in a handful of states and a shift in public opinion in favor of legalizing the drug. The U.S. Justice Department has announced policy changes to relax enforcement in states that have legalized the recreational use of marijuana and to assure banks that they will not be punished for offering financial services to legitimate marijuana-related businesses. Earlier this year, a bill was introduced in Congress to end the federal prohibition. Despite these changes nationally and Minnesota's reputation as a liberal state, Minnesotans have been slower to embrace cannabis -- even while enrollment in the state's new medical marijuana program opens in July. In these slides, we use data to explore the relationship between the people, the state and the leafy green plant.
St. Paul police officers have used deadly force against 14 men since 2004. Here's a look at what happened in each of these incidents. Here's more about St. Paul officers' use of deadly force.
The Twin Cities area is Minnesota's economic engine, and much of the state tax revenue they generate flows outward.
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