Minneapolis

Witness in Damond shooting located, is cooperating

The BCA made the announcement early Friday evening.

Policing

Waxahatchee

Waxahatchee, the project of Alabama-bred, Philly-based indie rocker Katie Crutchfield, has been on an upward trajectory since 2012 debut <i>American</i> …

Music

Tom Kelly's statue unveiled on Target Field plaza

Tom Kelly, who managed the Twins to a pair of World Series championships, unveiled his statue outside Target Field on Friday. Kelly, the franchise’s …

Ben Greve, defending champion, leads Minnesota State Open

Ex-Gophers golfer Ben Greve, last year’s winner, stands a stroke better than Tommy Vining.

Golf

Santana gets just 10 outs in Twins loss to Tigers

Inconsistent ace Ervin Santana had another one of those games, getting pulled in the fourth.

Baseball

Man charged in Minneapolis parking ramp attack

A Minneapolis man has been charged in connection with an attack last weekend on a group of women in a downtown Minneapolis parking ramp.<p>Benjamin …

Crime

Fatal bus-vehicle crash reported in St. Paul

A pedestrian was said to be involved.

Policing

Foreclosure rate drops to all-time low in Twin Cities

The foreclosure rate in the Twin Cities metro is at an all-time low and is now one of the lowest in the nation.<p>It's a development, however, that's …

Real Estate

Minnesota mom works to take 'fear out of food allergies'

Peanut-free sports games, epinephrine in schools part of Nona Narvaez’s advocacy work.

Allergies

‘We Don’t Want You!:’ Protesters Force Mayor Out Of Press Conference

Protesters forced the Minneapolis, Minn., mayor out from her own press conference Friday night due to anger of her leadership over a recent police …

Policing

Minnesota girl has surgery after being bitten severely in lake

An 11-year-old girl has undergone surgery to repair damage to her foot which might have been caused by a fish in a northeastern Minnesota lake.

Otters

Minnesota adds 4,400 jobs in June, unemployment holds steady at 3.7 percent

The state’s job count, unadjusted for seasonality, passed 3 million for the first time.

Affordable housing crunch begins to hurt job and business prospects in Twin Cities suburbs

Affordable housing and the labor shortage now throttling the growth plans of suburban-based employers such as FedEx, Shutterfly Inc. and Amazon.com …

Housing

Even if O.J. Simpson earns big bucks once he's out, he can't keep the money

If the Heisman Trophy winner returns to Hollywood or any other money-making venture, he won’t be able to keep a cent. Unless he makes more than $30 …

OJ Simpson

Possible Twins trade for Braves pitcher Jaime Garcia in limbo

The Twins were in the "final stages" of making a trade for Atlanta Braves lefthanded starter Jaime Garcia late Thursday night ... but the deal had …

Shooting 'clearly an improper use of deadly force,' says attorney for Damond's family

The family said in a statement that it wants the investigation completed as soon as possible.

Policing

Wheaties boxes would have been destroyed if Twins lost in 1987

Kudos to the General Mills corporate blog, which has a fascinating look back at the company’s role in the 1987 Twins World Series (and a timely …

Major League Baseball

P.J. Fleck will be the subject of ESPN show 'BEING P.J. Fleck' next month as Gophers start practice

ESPNU and Big Ten Network plan to air a four-part series in August called "BEING P.J. Fleck," with a behind-the-scenes look at the new Gophers …

College & University

Review: 'Woolly: The True Story of the Quest to Revive One of History's Most Iconic Extinct Creatures,' by Ben Mezrich

NONFICTION: Author Ben Mezrich recounts the thrilling quest to bring the woolly mammoth back to life.

Books

The 17 most important Vikings in 2017: No. 1, QB Sam Bradford

To count down the days until Vikings rookies, quarterbacks and select veterans report to Mankato on July 23, we will reveal our ranking of the 17 …

NFL

FBI, Shakopee police investigating former superintendent's spending

The FBI and Shakopee police are jointly investigating former Shakopee schools superintendent Rod Thompson, who allegedly admitted to accepting perks …

Corruption

Woman sentenced to 20 years in death of boy who was tortured

A Milwaukee woman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for her role in the torture and starvation death of a 7-year-old boy.

Crime

Twins top draft pick Lewis embraces Gulf Coast League grind

Royce Lewis, the 18-year-old shortstop taken No. 1 overall by the Twins earlier this summer, is starting at the bottom rung of professional baseball.

Longtime tent user gets to the bottom of hammocks' wild popularity

"I could see why so many hammockers contend that comfort is one of the main reasons they switched from a tent."

Gophers women's hockey conference WCHA takes unprecedented turn toward crowdfunding

WCHA Women’s League hoping supporters, fans, boosters take to web donations to keep top conference stable.

Ice Hockey

Burger Friday: suburban chain Willy McCoy's serves big Juicy Lucys at low prices

<b>The burger:</b> You're familiar with Burger Friday? Plan ahead for Burger Monday, because at <b>Willy McCoy’s</b>, the first day of the work week all about …

Restaurants

Bodycam of Minneapolis policeman shows violent shooting of two innocent dogs

A Minneapolis, Minnesota police officer’s bodycam footage showed the graphic shooting of two Staffordshire terriers named Ciroc and Rocko.<p>The incident occurred on July 8 after local law enforcement responded to a false security alarm call.<p>At the time of this writing, the police department has yet …

Policing

All-Stars talk about their All-Star games | MSR News Online

<i>This series will cover the WNBA’s 21st season with at least one story on the league weekly from the season’s May 13 opening to its closing on</i> …

Basketball

Dancer killed in light rail crash, train operator on leave

SAINT PAUL, Minn - A beloved dancer has died of injuries suffered after a crash involving a light rail train.<p>Nicholas Westlake's car was hit just …

New Transgender 'Toolkit' Approved by Minnesota Department of Education

The toolkit includes topics to address pronoun use of transgender students, as well as bathroom policies and locker room privacy concerns ...

Liberal POV