Minnesota News

Riess waives extradition for charges in Minnesota, Florida

Apr 23, 2018

The move in a Texas courtroom Monday paves the way for authorities to take her to Florida and Minnesota to face murder charges.

Appeals court allows unusual 'necessity' defense for Enbridge pipeline protesters

Apr 23, 2018

Protesters claim threat of climate change, environmental damage compelled their illegal actions.

Minneapolis hopes to grind out a new tunnel deep below downtown

Apr 23, 2018

State aid is being sought to augment old conduits deep below the city. The $38 million project to dig a new passage 70 to 100 feet beneath Washington Avenue would be the largest of its kind downtown since the system was built about 80 years ago.

Man charged in Castile protests looking to start vegan restaurant in Minneapolis

Apr 23, 2018

His legal battle, during which he lost his home and his livelihood, is over, and Louis Hunter is raising money for a vegan eatery in Minneapolis.

Prison for getaway driver in Minneapolis slaying

Apr 23, 2018

The men were driving around looking for someone to rob, according to the prosecution.

Minnesota Senate passes bill to toughen sex offender, mental health commitment rules

Apr 23, 2018

The legislation is in direct response to a court decision earlier this year that permitted the full discharge of a 51-year-old sex offender who has admitted to molesting more than 30 boys and girls.

Prince family sues Illinois hospital, Walgreens pharmacy chain

Apr 23, 2018

Filed ahead of a legal deadline, the lawsuit alleges mistakes that masked the drug abuse problems that led to Prince’s April 2016 death.

Jewish community celebrates 70 years of 'home'

Apr 22, 2018

With face paint, traditional food and music, thousands of Jewish Twin Cities residents marked the 70th anniversary of Israel on Sunday.

Iron Range man admits illegally harvesting hundreds of birch trees

Apr 23, 2018

The paper-white timber is coveted for producing decorative arrangements.