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Senator says long vacancy after Franken resigns would hurt Minnesota interests in Washington, D.C.
American Public Media CEO's comments came in a closed staff meeting, according to report.
The investigation was taking place at the Mechanical Engineering building on the East Bank campus in Minneapolis.
Snow and winds of 25 to 30 mph are in the forecast early Monday evening, possibly during the rush hour.
St. Anthony City Council voted 4-0 to settle with Diamond Reynolds for $675,000 while Reynolds will receive another $125,000 from the League of Minnesota Cities Insurance Trust and the city of Roseville, making the total settlement $800,000.
The body was partly covered, apparently by another person — with more than just leaves, debris and branches that could have fallen on it, police said.
The "Take a Knee" protesters were at U.S. Bank Stadium again Sunday before the start of the Vikings-Rams game, carrying signs and making impassioned speeches.
Only ticket holders for the game can board on game day; all others must ride buses.
Police arrested a man they believe stabbed two other men who tried to stop him from stealing. He was held by other shoppers after the assault, police said.
No progress was made Thursday in the search for two fishermen who have been missing since Monday on Lower Red Lake in northern Minnesota. Ground…
Talk on police-community relations that includes the top Twin Cities prosecutors focused on loss of trust in police and courts.
For generations of Minnesotans, Roger Erickson was the first voice they heard in the morning.The WCCO-AM radio legend, along with his co-host Charlie Boone, were…
Pact in St. Paul increases wages 2 percent each year.
The metro area and much more of Minnesota should see 1 to 4 inches, according to the National Weather Service.
Deputies will start to patrol suburb starting Jan. 1 in a vote 16 months after the shooting death of Philando Castile in Falcon Heights at the hands of a St. Anthony officer.
Crash killed the pilot and his wife, who were sightseeing.
Contracts between the state, MAPE and AFSCME will go to the Legislature in February.
St. Paul police fatally shot a man Thursday night outside a home in the Dayton's Bluff neighborhood after he fired a gun at a woman with five small children nearby, according to a police spokesman.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement denied a stay of deportation to Jacobo Gabriel-Tomas on Sept. 25, and a review by the acting director was denied Wednesday.
Someone needed Deborah Ochetti. She didn't know who. But she didn't hesitate.
She talks of daughter's death in hopes of helping other victims.
A man set a woman ablaze in a northeast Minneapolis duplex Thursday in what police are saying is a domestic dispute that has killed the victim and left the suspect in critical condition.
Now it will be heard by the city's Ways and Means/Budget Committee through Oct. 27, and the City Council will hold a public hearing on Nov. 29.
Minority employment in Minnesota since recession has risen more than in other states.
St. Anthony was one of 16 cities nationwide enrolled in a program that sought to boost police reform and the federal changes make the status and future of the assessment unclear.
High ozone levels to pose problems for those with breathing issues.
The 25-year-old man was charged with filing a false police report.
Dayton asked for an extra year to comply with federal security standards.
No one had been arrested yet Tuesday night, but there was an active search for the suspect, St. Paul police said.
Classes will start Thursday at Crossroads Elementary Science and Montessori in St. Paul as planned, after a delay caused by the concern that toxic vapors…
A 44-year-old St. Paul man has made his voice heard — and has even won grudging respect — from police. "Are all cops bad? I want to say yes, but I can't," Thompson said. "If I said yes, I'd be a hypocrite."
Angus and Margaret Wurtele gave generously to the Walker Art Center and Guthrie Theater.
Under the theme "Minnesota Ain't Fair," about 100 protesters gathered Sunday afternoon at Hamline Park in St. Paul.
For decades, his readers laughed over groceries, cried over a lost son, savored his wise words.
A man who was shot and wounded near 6th Street and Hennepin Avenue in downtown Minneapolis happened to be standing near two other men who were arguing, police said.
Suspected drunken driver totals Mound man's vintage Chevy.
Three tornadoes touched down Wednesday night as storms rolled across south central Minnesota, and as many as three other twisters might also have landed, according to the National Weather Service.
At least five touchdowns were reported, as well as rainfalls of 3-plus inches in a couple hours, on a stormy night full of watches and warnings.
Jennifer Kline could get jail time for Macy's clothing scheme.
With a police escort, marchers proceeded along Franklin, Cedar and Washington avenues until they reached downtown Minneapolis.
The event drew descendants of some of the building's original laborers and craftsmen.
The presence of the invasive mussels has been confirmed in Granite Falls, and its larvae have been found at four of seven sites along the river.
The community gathering at the Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center on Tuesday night showed support and denounced the destruction from the weekend's bombing.
Several people were taken to a hospital with injuries.
Gov. Mark Dayton on Monday authorized more than a half-million dollars in aid to help Anoka County pay for storm damage to the National Sports…
Beverly Cory, 48, was shot by a robber fleeing police.
"We always err on the side of safety," said a MnDOT spokesman.
Bituminous Roadways wants to build the plant near where Interstates 35W and 35E converge. But opponents, including Running Aces Casino and Horsetrack, aren't happy.
The two police officers who shot and wounded a suicidal man Sunday afternoon in Willmar, Minn., have been identified by the state Bureau of Criminal…
City Council member reacts to cultural comments after a Somali-American cop shot Justine Damond.
Police in Eau Claire, Wis., shot and killed a man who fired a shotgun at them from a home on Saturday night, authorities said.
The victim of the stabbing in Ramp B is still in HCMC in serious condition.
Witnesses have said they believe Nicholas Westlake had the right of way with a green traffic light. Metro Transit is investigating.
A 40-year-old woman who family members said called 911 to report a possible assault in the alley behind her south Minneapolis home Saturday night was fatally shot by a police officer.
A North Carolina man was killed Monday near Harris, Minn., after a carjacking.
A SWAT team and police from Crystal, Robbinsdale, New Hope, Maple Grove and Golden Valley swarmed the area after the suspect refused to come out of the house. Neighbors were asked to leave their homes during the two-hour negotiation.
A woman was killed Wednesday afternoon in what Minneapolis police are calling a “multivehicle personal injury crash” at University and Central avenues SE. Officers went…
In further fallout from the slaying of Philando Castile, cities sever ties for law enforcement.
The St. Anthony Park branch library and three other grandes dames of the St. Paul Public Library system are celebrating their 100th anniversary this year.…
Neither dog appears to have been charging at the officer.
In contrast to protests after Castile's death and officer Jeronimo Yanez's acquittal, the gatherings were peaceful — alternately celebratory and mournful.
U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., was at the Minneapolis Urban League on Wednesday night to talk about evictions. “Tonight is not a night to beat…
Protesters call for Jerry Faust to resign over Philando Castile's death and other issues.
Tens of thousands of people packed downtown Minneapolis Sunday to cheer on the 2017 Pride parade, which proceeded with minor disruptions from protesters.
The rally, lit by hundreds of pink lights at sunset, joined similar events in at least 20 other states.
Three days after the verdict that broke the hearts anew of Philando Castile's family members, friends and many in the community, marchers took to the streets again Sunday. The three-hour rally and march started at noon at the St. Anthony City Hall and Police Department and drew about 300 people.
Law enforcement officers near the Little Earth housing project heard gunfire and found the victim.
The city also continues to explore dropping St. Anthony as its police department.
A Latvian man who authorities say targeted the Star Tribune's website several years ago with a malware virus has been extradited to Minnesota and faces…
Muslim legislator was targeted with insults.
Honored for her work for missing, exploited kids.
The 37-year-old found on the steps on the 3300 block of Newton Avenue N was taken to North Memorial, where he died.
They demand that police release video of Khaleel Thompson shooting.
A 19-year-old St. Paul man drowned shortly before 5 p.m. Tuesday in the St. Croix River in Hudson, Wis., authorities said. Hudson Police Chief Marty…
More than 19,000 volunteers packed meals to help Somalis facing severe drought and famine.
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