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The Plymouth Police Department is investigating as many as 26 reports of vandalism in the city on Wednesday.
According to a petition to terminate the parental rights of the Dirks’ four other children, police were called to the couple’s Brooklyn Park home on Nov. 6 because the 3-year-old was not breathing.
A new transit option for downtown Minneapolis pedestrians looks like it's here to stay.
The reconstruction is set to take place on Hennepin Avenue next year, from Washington Avenue South to 12th Street.
text Swanson Pressured To Dump Nolan As Running Mate
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 16:55:06 +0000
A report said one of Nolan's top congressional aides, Jim Swiderski, was allowed to leave quietly rather than be fired over alleged sexual harassment.
text 2 City Council Members Brawl At Heated Meeting
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 16:26:31 +0000
Council members said they saw Joshua Hagen kick Jerald Brown in the face while the latter was on all fours on the ground.
Investigators blamed stormy weather for the accident Thursday evening on Table Rock Lake. Winds at the time were blowing as hard as 65 mph, according to the National Weather Service.
When Tibbetts was a boy, he and his brothers were tied to a single bed at night, were not fed properly, were thrown down stairs, had their fingers beaten with spatulas and were burned on heating registers, according to Tibbetts' application for mercy last year.
text 3 Injured After Shots Fired In Minneapolis
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 14:26:18 +0000
Officers found three individuals, one adult male and two adult females, around 1:30 a.m. with non-life threatening injuries. 
The State Patrol said Jason Vadner had been driving too fast on a foggy morning.
Tickets for big-time events are typically expensive or not easy to find, especially when it comes to Hamilton.
Allen Bilderback is in the Dakota County Jail on suspicion of using deadly force against a peace officer.
text Sailors Tell U.S. Navy, ‘We Want Beards’
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 12:26:47 +0000
Now that women in the Navy can wear ponytails, men want beards. Beards were banned in 1984.
All Democrats oppose President Donald Trump's repeated efforts to scuttle former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act.
text Iowa Gov. To Tour Tornado Damaged Areas
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 12:10:30 +0000
Thousands of people are still without power after tornadoes that struck Marshalltown and other Iowa communities.
text Police: Man Shot In St. Paul, Suspect At Large
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 04:03:29 +0000
St. Paul police say a man was shot Thursday night in the South of Maryland neighborhood.
text How Long Can Food Be Left Out?
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 03:46:42 +0000
It's the time of year for picnics, outdoor wedding and camping trips – which means lots of food outside.
Police say people have been taken to a local hospital after a tornado hit a factory in Pella where some people were working.
text Hopkins Police Seek Suspect In Home Burglary
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 00:49:07 +0000
Authorities are looking for a suspect after a Hopkins home was burglarized early Monday morning.
An emotional new TV ad accuses former Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty of balancing the state budget by cutting funds for sick kids.
Edward Johnson, the Stillwater inmate suspected of killing a corrections officer, has a history with officers, according to people who worked in the prison.
Police say the incident is contained and there is no immediate danger to the community.
Target's one-day effort to counter Amazon's Prime Day appears to be a success.
WCCO-TV has learned more about the Stillwater prison inmate accused of killing Corrections Officer Joseph Gomm.
High-flying athletes from all over the world will return to U.S. Bank Stadium Thursday for the X Games.
A Minnesota mother is finding her new normal after her husband passed away just days before their first child was born.
text Man Charged In Minneapolis Fatal Assault
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 21:59:57 +0000
A 47-year-old man is facing charges after a man died in an assault last Friday in downtown Minneapolis.
Dive crews recovered the body of a 75-year-old man from a northwestern Wisconsin lake after a boat was found Wednesday night circling the water.
text Authorities ID Bicyclist Killed In Minneapolis
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 21:13:04 +0000
Authorities have identified a man who died Monday night after running a red light on his bicycle and being hit by two vehicles.
Rep. Rick Nolan is facing questions about his handling of a former staffer accused of harassing and groping young female interns.
text Somalia TPS Extended In Minnesota For 18 Months
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 20:33:34 +0000
TPS gives full legal protection to people from countries with civil unrest like Haiti, Yemen and Somalia.
A 30-year-old man was critically hurt after being shot by his stepfather during an attempted break-in early Thursday morning in Pine County.
Wildlife advocates say the changes will speed extinctions in the name of furthering the administration's anti-environment agenda.
text Farmers Fret As Trade War With China Escalates
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 19:14:42 +0000
Many anxious American farmers are delaying purchases and investment while hoping for a truce in a U.S.-China trade war that has left their crops at a competitive disadvantage overseas.
William Hillman is charged in the deaths of 42-year-old Denise McFadzen and 21-year-old Dalton McFadzen.
A Minnehaha Academy graduate turned tragedy into storytelling through her podcast "August 2nd Stories."
A janitor at a St. Paul school is accused of leaving sexually-charged notes and underwear in a 10-year-old girl’s desk.
State employment officials say Minnesota gained 6,600 jobs last month, helping to break a state record for the total number of jobs currently held in Minnesota.
An inmate used a weapon to kill an officer at a Minnesota state prison, in the first death on record of an on-duty prison guard in the state, corrections officials said.
Personnel records show a Carver County deputy involved in the fatal shooting of a suicidal Chanhassen teenager has been disciplined four times, but he's also received seven performance awards.