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Vince Tuss

Night home-page producer | Newsroom
Phone: 612-673-7692

Vince Tuss is a producer working on the home page most evenings. Before that, he was a copy editor and a night police reporter. 

Vince Tuss is a producer working on the home page most evenings. Before that, he was a copy editor and a night police reporter.
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Amber Alert canceled; missing 2-year-old found, BCA says

Amber Alert canceled; missing 2-year-old found, BCA says

The Pope County Sheriff's Office arrested a Big Lake man in connection to the case, and he has been booked on a kidnapping charge, according to a news release.
Man found shot in Minneapolis yard dies at hospital, city's 10th homicide of the year

Man found shot in Minneapolis yard dies at hospital, city's 10th homicide of the year

The man, found facedown, didn't live at the residence, police said.
Ambulance at shooting scene Saturday in Golden Valley. 

Woman injured in drive-by shooting in Golden Valley

It happened about 8:35 p.m. in the area of Duluth Street and N. Regent Avenue, near Hwy. 100.
Minneapolis police said a man was shot to death Saturday night, the city’s first homicide of 2022.

Man shot to death in Minneapolis' first homicide of 2022

Officers responding to gunshots and a crashed car found a man lying in the street who was receiving CPR.
Minnesota Wild center Rem Pitlick drops a “Hi, Mom” in his video turn.

NHL Winter Classic embraces All-Hockey Hair traditions

A video features Wild and Blues players adopting the classic poses made famous at the state tournament while past team members will be at the event.
Phil Kessel, right, congratulated Arizona teammate Janis Moser on Tuesday in San Jose, Calif.

Gophers men's hockey has new top dog in NHL scoring

Or Coyote, after Phil Kessel's four assists on Tuesday.
Minnesota Wild defenseman Jared Spurgeon, shown in November after scoring against Pittsburgh.

'Road to the Winter Classic 2022' episode puts Spurgeon in spotlight

The TNT network series is part of the run-up to the NHL Winter Classic game on Jan. 1 between the Wild and Blues at Target Field.
3 adults found dead in Fridley

3 adults found dead in Fridley

They were found in a residence with no obvious signs of trauma, the Anoka County Sheriff's Office said.
Wearing No. 41, freshman Avery Stilwell joined Minnesota State four days ago and started Friday night at No. 2 Ohio State.

Minnesota State Mankato tennis player starts in goal vs. No. 2 Ohio State

After four days of practice, Avery Stilwell turned away 45 shots in her collegiate debut, a 6-3 loss to the Buckeyes.
Minnesota State goaltender Dryden McKay, shown in March during a NCAA College Hockey Regional Final in Loveland, Colo.

Minnesota State Mankato's Dryden McKay sets men's hockey career shutout record

It came in the Mavericks' 7-0 win over Northern Michigan.
Josh Donaldson of the Minnesota Twins

Josh Donaldson just can't escape Toronto

The Twins slugger, a former Blue Jays star, made a stir gearing up for hockey action at an Ontario store and tweaking the struggling Leafs.
Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie (77) celebrates his hat trick goal against the Ottawa Senators with right wing Anthony Mantha (39) and defen

Forget day to day; T.J. Oshie is week to week

The Washington forward from Warroad took a shot to the foot against Detroit.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz surprised ASL interpreter Nic Zapko by proclaiming it “Nic Zapko Day” Tuesday on her birthday after he addressed the media

Gov. Tim Walz honors ASL interpreter Nic Zapko on birthday

Walz proclaimed Tuesday as "Nic Zapko Day."
A man was found in the road in the 2600 block of S. Bloomington Avenue with grave stab wounds. He later died at HCMC, police said.

Man found in Minneapolis road with stab wounds dies at HCMC

A woman was found in a nearby apartment and was taken in custody, police said.
A man who was on Central Avenue NE. in Columbia Heights while on foot was struck and killed, authorities said.

Man on foot is struck and killed while on Central Avenue in Columbia Heights

The driver, a 21-year-old man from Columbia Heights, stopped and was cooperating, officials said.
Police said a 40-year-old woman was found dead inside a single-family residence on the 8600 block of Quarles Road on Tuesday.

Woman found dead in a Maple Grove home

Authorities were saying "there is no known threat to the community at this time."
YouTube TV reported a temporary extension to continue carrying Fox Sports North on the streaming service.

YouTube TV says it has deal to extend Fox Sports North, fellow networks for now

The temporary extension comes hours before the streaming service was due to drop the TV home of many Minnesota sports contests.
Oprah Winfrey walked Friday on the Stone Arch Bridge in Minneapolis with women from Minnesota’s Kwe Pack.

Oprah preps for St. Paul event Saturday with quality time in Minneapolis

Winfrey and Tina Fey engaged in some hat tossing at the Mary Tyler Moore statue downtown.
Men found shot dead in street in Mpls. theater district, St. Paul

Men found shot dead in street in Mpls. theater district, St. Paul

In Minneapolis, a man was found in the street downtown. About an hour later, St. Paul had its latest fatal shooting for September.
A Blue Line light-rail train. Service resumed Saturday night after scheduled maintenance work ended early, Metro Transit said.

Blue Line light-rail service resumes between 46th Street in Minneapolis and airport

Scheduled maintenance work wrapped up early, Metro Transit said.
Minneapolis police say missing 8-year-old boy is found, safe

Minneapolis police say missing 8-year-old boy is found, safe

The boy had last been seen about 8 p.m. Wednesday at a play area in the 400 block of N. 7th Street, police said.

89-year-old Minnesota man dies after his mower tips, lands in Mississippi River, pinning him

The man's body was found Monday afternoon by a concerned neighbor, with an arm pinned under the mower, the Sherburne County Sheriff's Office said.
Arden Hills is warning residents about the sighting of a black bear.

Black bear was sighted in Arden Hills, city warns residents

The Ramsey County Sheriff's Office and Minnesota DNR have been alerted.
Pedestrian struck by SUV, killed while trying to cross Farmington highway

Pedestrian struck by SUV, killed while trying to cross Farmington highway

A 38-year-old woman died on Hwy. 3 at 209th Street, the State Patrol said.

Two die in Minnesota crashes, including one where car hit snowplow and got caught in blade

Two people died in two crashes on Minnesota roads, including one where a car was caught in the blade of a snowplow.The crash involving the…

17-year-old dies after shooting in Fridley, police say

A 17-year-old boy is dead after a shooting Thursday night in Fridley, authorities said. Officers were called to the area near 6100 5th Street NE.…
Chris Kroeze, contestant on "The Voice."

Finals of NBC's 'The Voice' to include Barron, Wis., singer

Chris Kroeze was announced as making the field of four Tuesday night.
The Minneapolis skyline during previous air quality alerts. A new advisory lasts until 6 p.m. Thursday.

Air quality alert for Twin Cities until Thursday night expands to southern Minnesota

It lasts until 6 p.m. Thursday and also covers some areas of central Minnesota.
A multivehicle crash had forced traffic off northbound Hwy. 169 in Edina for a time during the Tuesday evening rush hour.

Northbound Hwy. 169 reopens after multivehicle crash; one killed in separate crash

A multivehicle crash late in the Tuesday evening rush hour tied up traffic on northbound Hwy. 169 at Valley View Road in Edina. For about…
A multivehicle crash had forced traffic off northbound Hwy. 169 in Edina for a time during the Tuesday evening rush hour.

Northbound Hwy. 169 at Valley View Road in Edina reopens after multivehicle crash

A multivehicle crash late in the Tuesday evening rush hour tied up traffic on northbound Hwy. 169 at Valley View Road in Edina. For about…
The area of St. Cloud where a Blaine woman's body was found at a home.

St. Cloud police find Blaine woman dead after man tells them he killed someone at his home

The 38-year-old St. Cloud man, who went to the police station, was being held at the Stearns County jail on suspicion of first-degree murder.

Minnesota motorcyclists crash in western Wisconsin, killing one

A man was pronounced dead at the scene in Dunn County, while a woman went to the hospital with serious injuries.

Motorcyclist hits deer in Duluth and is killed

A motorcyclist died Wednesday morning in Duluth after crashing into a deer, police said. It happened just before 8 a.m. on Grand Avenue and Bessemer…

3 die in 2-vehicle crash southeast of Twin Cities

The drivers were injured in the crash in Goodhue County.
A rendering of the Paw Patrol's Adventure Bay attraction for Nickelodeon Universe at Mall of America.

Nickelodeon Universe at Mall of America to add 'Paw Patrol' attraction

It will replace Jimmy Neutron's Atomic Collider this summer.
Loyola-Chicago guard Marques Townes reacts to hitting a 3-pointer in the final minute of the team's 69-68 victory over Nevada during an NCAA men's col

Who's the ultimate NCAA bracket buster? It could be you

The madness is almost at an end, and 99.9968 percent of you missed on the Final Four. Perhaps it will be more fun just to sit it out next year.
The bodies of Gloria and Willie Scheel were found in their Toyota Prius in Kandiyohi County, officials said. The Paynesville, Minn., couple were repor

Missing elderly Paynesville couple found dead in vehicle

The couple's adult grandson, who lived with them, was taken into custody in Kandiyohi County.
In a photo taken from C-SPAN video, Sen. Al Franken spoke Tuesday night about Paul Wellstone on the Senate floor and became emotional.

Sen. Al Franken tears up in speech paying tribute to Paul Wellstone

The emotion was clear in a speech Tuesday night on the U.S. Senate floor.
Minneapolis police find 8-year-old boy believed to have run away

Minneapolis police find 8-year-old boy believed to have run away

Roejhe Shelton was last seen earlier in the day on the 1300 block of Thomas Avenue N.
This moose drew a crowd to Lake Bemidji on Saturday before it left the water about 3:30 p.m.

Of moose and Minn.: Lake Bemidji visitor draws crowd, fires up social media

A massive moose's swim across Lake Bemidji drew crowds and many social media posts Saturday.
Eva Igo, a 14-year-old from Inver Grove Heights, made it to the finals of NBC's "World of Dance."

Twin Cities' own Eva Igo, 14, just misses $1 million in 'World of Dance' final

The Inver Grove Heights teen was nosed out by twin dancers from France on the NBC show.
Chartez Clark was identified as the man killed Monday after a car crash in south Minneapolis revealed a fatal shooting.

Man found shot dead after Minneapolis crash is second in 2 days

No arrests have been announced in the city's 14th homicide of the year.
Eighth-grader Thomas York, of Rochester, is the one Minnesotan to make the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

One of 6 Minnesotans advances to finals of nationally telecast Scripps Spelling Bee

Two rounds of finals will determine who is crowned the champion on Thursday night.

Woman with severe burns dies after Minneapolis apartment fire

She was found on the second floor of 2024 Washington Av. N., a building with a bar on the ground floor and apartments above.

St. Cloud Wal-Mart closes after man stabs 17-year-old girl

A 29-year-old St. Cloud man was in custody and refusing to speak to officers. The teen said she didn't know why she was stabbed.

Man found shot in Minneapolis house dies at HCMC

Several people were at the house at the time of the shooting, police said.

Young teen girls missing from western Wisconsin foster home are found safe

The search for two girls missing from their western Wisconsin foster home since Tuesday ended Saturday with word that the teens have been found safe.
St. Paul police find vulnerable teen who was missing for hours

St. Paul police find vulnerable teen who was missing for hours

St. Paul police have found a vulnerable teen who had been missing four hours Saturday night. Police did give the circumstances for how they located…

Woman killed, man arrested in Minneapolis collision that police call alcohol-related

After the two vehicles crashed, one hit a tree and the other hit a parked car, police said.

Four-vehicle crash on Hwy. 5 in Carver County sends mother, two children to HCMC

A Carver County crash involving four vehicles sent three people to the hospital with serious injuries and shut down Hwy. 5 for a time Tuesday…
Prince is writing a memoir due out in fall 2017, according to reports.

Prince is penning a memoir, expected out in fall 2017

The Purple One is picking up his pen. Prince will be writing a memoir expected to come out in fall 2017, according to Pitchfork,…
Carl Clark

Roseville man missing after leaving HCMC is found

Authorities looking last week for a missing Roseville man got some good news over the weekend: He called for help and was returned in good…
This SUV went into the ice on Lake Minnetonka's Wayzata Bay about 11 a.m. Wednesday. It was the first vehicle to go through ice in Hennepin County thi

Two near-misses have authorities warning about risks of thin ice, warm weather

On Lake Minnetonka's Wayzata Bay, a sport utility vehicle went through the ice about 11 a.m. on Wednesday/ The incident happened so close to shore that a "thin ice" warning sign was right in view.

50-year-old pedestrian struck, killed by car on Hwy 13 in Burnsville

A pedestrian was killed late Tuesday in a crash with a car on Hwy. 13 in Burnsville.Killed was Paul R. Dmitruk, 50, of Richfield, the…
A not-so-lonely night at the Minneapolis impound lot.

A firsthand view of the cost of a winter parking mistake

Via Twitter, Star Tribune reporter Jennifer Brooks shared the feeling of coming back to your car during a snow emergency and realizing it had been towed.
Poppy Harlow interviewed Garrison Keillor.

Keillor a modern-day Twain? Garrison answers on CNN

Keillor was interviewed by fellow Minnesotan Poppy Harlow on CNN's "Newsroom Weekend."
A light rail train was stopped in south Minneapolis on Sunday night after a man who uses a wheelchair was struck.

Man in wheelchair is hit by light-rail train in south Minneapolis and dies

A Minneapolis man has died after being struck by a Blue Line light-rail train Sunday night in Minneapolis. Metro Transit officers responded to a call…
Thousands gathered in the Mall of America rotunda to honor the late Zach Sobiech and children sick with cancer and other serious illnesses. More than

Thousands join 'Clouds' choir to pay tribute to Zach Sobiech

The Lakeland teen's signature song keeps flying up, up, up, thanks to those who turned out Friday for the third-annual "Clouds" Choir for a Cause.

76-year-old man who stopped to change pickup's tire dies in rear-end crash

It was one of three fatal crashes reported by the State Patrol on Wednesday.
Alanna Galloway, of CWA Local 7250 spoke to a crowd of union workers and protesters in front of the Minneapolis police Fourth Precinct station on Satu

Gov. Dayton asks Jamar Clark's family to meet with federal lawyers

The governor asked the family of an unarmed black man shot and killed by Minneapolis police officers to meet with federal attorneys headed to Minnesota on Sunday.

Man walks out on Hwy. 10, is struck by pickup truck and killed

A man who walked out onto Hwy. 10 in Benton County was struck by a pickup truck Friday night and killed, the State Patrol said.…
Two people died and one was injured in a fire on the 300 block of 11th Avenue S. in South St. Paul Tuesday night.

2 people dead, one hurt in fire in South St. Paul

Two people were killed and a third person was injured in a fire Tuesday night in South St. Paul. Rescuers pulled two children and a…

Woman, 53, stabbed to death in northeast Minneapolis apartment; man jailed

The attack occurred about 11:15 p.m. Thursday; woman was declared dead at the scene.

Man found dead, another wounded in foot after shots fired in Minneapolis

One man was killed and another was injured late Friday in Minneapolis in a shooting, police said. The shooting on the 1800 block of Newton…

Body of woman found floating in St. Croix River by boater

A boater on the St. Croix River discovered a body floating near shore in Scandia on Saturday night. The body was found about 6 p.m.,…

Eastbound I-94 between Hwy. 280 and I-35E reopens more than a day early

A second straight weekend of planned traffic hassles is again ending with one of the closed highways reopening more than a day early.Eastbound Interstate 94…

Police respond to robbery reports, find suspect shot dead in St. Paul

What started with reports of robberies Friday night in St. Paul near Summit Avenue and the Mississippi River ended with a man considered a robbery suspect shot to death, police said early Saturday.

Westbound Interstate 94 reopens early between I-35E, Hwy. 280

Sunday drivers, especially those from the east metro looking to come west, have one less hassle to work about. Westbound Interstate 94 between I-35E and…
Minneapolis police sent out this photo of Brianna Tamara Williams.

Minneapolis police find missing, 'possibly endangered' 11-year-old girl

Minneapolis police said early Wednesday that a missing girl they called possibly endangered had been found and was safe. Brianna Tamara Williams, 11, had been…
Steve Seel, in center in 2006, as a host of the Current's Policy and a Pint series. With him are MPR's Chris Farrell, left, and author Tamara Draut.

Radio host Steve Seel returning to the Current, but not morning show

Seel will be splitting time between the Current as a host at large and MPR's classical service, where he had worked in the 1990s.

Driver dies after running off road in Grant and crashing into tree

The North St. Paul man hit a tree along Hwy. 96 in Washington County shortly before midnight.

Motorcyclist killed on Hwy. 52 after crash with deer

A motorcyclist was killed Friday in a collision with a deer on Hwy. 52, the State Patrol said.The accident investigation had Hwy. 52 closed in…

Body of Aitkin County man missing since April is found in Pine County lake

The body of an Aitkin County man missing since last month has been found in Pine County, near where his vehicle had been. Edward “Fritz”…
A long, empty stretch of Interstate 94 as seen from the Vandalia/Cretin Avenue Bridge in St. Paul looking west toward Minneapolis.

I-94 reopens, easing weekend freeway closures

Motorists got a surprise late Saturday as the Minnesota Department of Transportation reopened a stretch of Interstate 94 more than a day early.
Jennifer Houle

Missing woman's purse found three blocks from Dinkytown bar

Minneapolis police are asking for help as they search for a 22-year-old woman last seen in a Dinkytown bar early Friday, saying the lack of contact doesn't match her normal behavior.