Coronavirus
June 15
St. Paul Public Schools Superintendent Joe Gothard, seen in 2018, has formed a planning team that is looking at issues like school access and scheduli

Fall outlook for Minnesota's K-12 schools still hazy

Districts are working on three scenarios amid fluid nature of the pandemic.
St. Paul
June 15
St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter said city leaders have committed “pretty steadfastly” to public safety reform in the past few years, but he also said

For St. Paul mayor, killing brings questions and a reckoning

Mayor Melvin Carter has been pulled into a national conversation on policing and race. But he hasn't yet faced the pressure of his Minneapolis counterpart to dismantle the city's police department.
St. Paul
June 15
A crowd at the neighboring U.S. Bank building photographed the re-lighting of the iconic red First National Bank Building sign in 2016. The two buildi

St. Paul's downtown improvement district will exclude largest property owner

St. Paul’s downtown booster group is asking commercial property owners to pay for neighborhood ambassadors, a new public safety communications center and other amenities, the…
St. Paul
June 13

Woman fatally shot during brawl in St. Paul parking lot

She was in a vehicle that raced away from the scene, police said.
St. Paul
June 12
Armando Camacho, new Wilder Foundation CEO.

St. Paul's Wilder Foundation names new CEO

Armando Camacho, who has led the Minnetonka-based nonprofit, Opportunity Partners, will start July 1.
West Metro
June 12
Minneapolis
June 12

Charges: St. Paul man shot, killed in Minneapolis after going to sister's aid in fight

A 23-year-old man is charged with one count of second-degree murder with intent. His girlfriend was fighting with the victim's sister at the time of the shooting.
St. Paul
June 12
Protest continued on Grand Avenue after leaving the Minnesota governor's mansion in St. Paul on June 1.

St. Paul will offer amnesty to peaceful protesters

Those cited for property damage and other offenses may be offered alternatives to traditional prosecution.
St. Paul
June 12
People danced in a circle around the Christopher Columbus statue after it was toppled.

Walz says he understands why Columbus statue was toppled, but there will be consequences

Walz's remarks came after criticism from Republican legislative leaders of his administration's muted response to the statue's toppling.
St. Paul
June 11
The ATF is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Jose Felan, Jr. and Mena Dyaha Yousif, wanted in connecti

ATF offers $10,000 reward for couple sought in St. Paul fires

The two are believed to be traveling south, the ATF said, adding that the public should be on the lookout for them along the Interstate 35 corridor.
St. Paul
June 11
People danced in a circle around the Christopher Columbus statue after it was toppled Wednesday on the Minnesota State Capitol grounds in St. Paul.

Protesters topple Columbus statue on Minn. State Capitol grounds

The State Patrol was warned in advance. Protesters say it was a step toward healing for Native American communities. Charges could follow.
St. Paul
June 10
No officers were hurt when shots were fired at a St. Paul police car Wednesday night, the department said on Twitter.

2 in custody after shots fired at St. Paul police car

A pursuit followed during which the suspect vehicle crashed, police said.
Minneapolis
June 10
Cathy Burns, an employee with the city of Minneapolis, handed out food items while volunteering in north Minneapolis on May 30.

Twin Cities groups see 'heartening' surge in giving after riots

More money has come through GiveMN's site in the last two weeks than all spring for COVID-19 aid.
St. Paul
June 10
Protesters topple Columbus statue on State Capitol grounds

Protesters topple Columbus statue on State Capitol grounds

The State Patrol is investigating and charges are possible, one official at the scene said.
Minneapolis
June 10

Third person charged with burning St. Paul health store during riots over George Floyd's death

An Illinois man also is indicted on charges of traveling to Twin Cities to riot.
St. Paul
June 10
St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter presented a $1.7 million supplemental public safety budget proposal to the City Council in November. Most St. Paul counci

St. Paul leaders show little appetite for abolishing police

Council members say they want to continue to invest in community-first public safety.
Minneapolis
June 10
A photo of an arson suspect sought by ATF officials over the fire at a Wells Fargo branch.

Federal authorities seek help identifying arson suspects

The ATF released photos and video of several suspects who allegedly set fire to a police station, a school, a bank and a grocery store.
Minneapolis
June 9
A member of the Minnesota National Guard stands guard by the State Capitol in St. Paul, Minn. Friday, May 29, 2020.

Minnesota National Guard spent nearly $13 million on Twin Cities deployment

State of Minnesota gets National Guard's bill for deployment to respond to Minneapolis, St. Paul unrest.
Minneapolis
June 9
Branden M. Wolfe.

Suspect in Mpls. precinct fire makes first court appearance

Another hearing was scheduled for Thursday to determine if Branden M. Wolfe, 23, will be eligible for release.
St. Paul
June 9
Guy Bowling of the Father Project, rear on bike, participated in a Family Day March of Fathers parade in 2016. He is one of 24 recipients of a Bush Fo

Bush Foundation in St. Paul names this year's fellowship winners

Each winner will receive $100,000 for projects.