Minnesota News

Metro Transit to upgrade security cameras on light-rail trains

Jan 17, 2020

High-definition cameras could act as another set of eyes and ears for police and rail operators.

Charges: Woman lured realtor to home before New Year's Eve kidnapping, murder

Jan 17, 2020

A former Hennepin County probation officer and I-35W bridge collapse survivor is accused of luring Monique Baugh to her death.

Fired Cloquet cop sues county attorney, others for $4 million

Jan 17, 2020

The problems began with social media posts.

Charges: St. Paul man fatally beat cousin who intervened in facial tattoo argument

Jan 17, 2020

Cornella Roybal intervened in an argument during a party, charges say.

Minneapolis to pay $785k,000 in tennis shoe discrimination case

Jan 17, 2020

A former firefighter sued for disability discrimination.

Why isn't Target charging 5 cents for plastic bags in Minneapolis?

Jan 17, 2020

Retailers are adjusting to a new rule in the city, and have a few months before penalties kick in.

Forget Scandinavians, do people of German descent actually dominate in Minnesota?

Jan 17, 2020

A reader wants to know: Why do Scandinavians get all the attention when there are more Minnesotans of German descent?

Major snowstorm creates hazardous driving conditions across Minnesota

Jan 17, 2020

A powerful snowstorm moved across Minnesota Friday, reaching the Twin Cities in the early afternoon as heavy snow and high winds continued to pound much of the western half of the state. The metro area could see 6 to 9 inches.

Dispatch audio: Man's body found on Hwy. 169 in Shakopee had 'been there for a while'

Jan 17, 2020

A passerby called police at 3 p.m. Thursday to report seeing the body