A 12-person panel comprised of doctors, lawyers and church laypersons will oversee any suspicions of clergy sex abuse in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. It’s part of a breakthrough settlement reached on Thursday with the Ramsey County Attorney to resolve a civil suit that was filed last June.
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz’s venture outside the early-voting states in the Republican presidential nominating contest is bringing him to Minnesota. Cruz, who has risen steadily among GOP hopefuls, was holding a rally Thursday on Harriet Island.
Officials in Hennepin and Ramsey counties announced Tuesday that four people face multiple charges stemming from a crime spree on an October night that left two people dead, a man robbed and a family traumatized.
A jury found a 20-year-old Minnesota man not guilty of all counts in the death of a fisher along the St. Croix River last spring. The jury in Polk County reached the verdict early on their third day of deliberations and was read in court just after 11 a.m. Monday.
The man accused of stabbing and killing another man along the St. Croix River following an argument was dealt a significant blow by a judge’s ruling. Levi Acre-Kendall has been charged with killing Peter Kelly. On Friday, his defense was set to start calling its witnesses.
It’s now up to the defense to present a case for the Cambridge man accused of killing a St. Croix father of five.
A trial for a deadly stabbing incident in western Wisconsin entered day three on Wednesday, just 24 hours after graphic details about what happened were revealed in court. We got a better idea Wednesday of the violent confrontation at the car door where Levi Acre-Kendall was seated when he stabbed Pete Kelly.
It was day two of the homicide trial in Balsam, Wisconsin for Levi Acre-Kendall, who investigators say stabbed Peter Kelly to death following a dispute along the St. Croix River last April.
The jury is hearing from witnesses in the trial for a Minnesota man accused of stabbing and killing a fisherman on the St. Croix River.
A vacant parking lot at Hardy’s Boats and Bait on Medicine Lake tells a state-wide story. Instead of ice houses, they see golden eyes and mergansers. But ducks are the last thing ice anglers want to see this time of year — and days like Friday do not help.
Sunny skies at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport are not just good for takeoffs and landings — it will now mean producing electricity for the sprawling complex. A giant solar grid, comprised of 8,705 individual collector panels, is now turning sunshine into three million watts of power.
The Twins’ hope for more offensive power arrived Wednesday at a Target Field news conference. Byung Ho Park flashed a smile as he modeled a Twins jersey sporting his name and the No. 52.
Attorneys for three men accused in a shooting that wounded five black men demonstrating outside a Minneapolis police precinct are denying their clients are racist and downplaying evidence. A fourth man accused of firing the shots Nov. 23, Allen Scarsella, didn’t speak at Tuesday’s court appearance.
With winter at the doorstep, energy bills are about to jump. It’s the season when our furnaces run harder and lights are on longer. In north Minneapolis, newly constructed homes will help lower the bills because of the way they are designed and built.
City and community leaders are saying “enough is enough” and are calling for protesters to end their encampment of the 4th Precinct on Minneapolis’ north side.
For the family and friends of Jamie Wylie, a nearly two-year criminal nightmare finally came to an end Wednesday in a Benton County courtroom.
The Eden Prairie woman behind the largest embezzlement case ever prosecuted in Hennepin County made no apologies to her victims in court today.
A Twin Cities options trader was sentenced to prison time for swindling hundreds of thousands of dollars from investors he found on Craigslist. Earlier in 2015, 56-year-old Jeffrey Petersen of Edina pleaded guilty to nearly two dozen counts of securities fraud and theft.
It’s been said that some of life’s biggest blessings come through adversity, and the story of “Best Christmas Ever.” They’re a small group of volunteers that’s trying to bring just that to Minnesota families in need.
Ninety-two passengers aboard a flight from Florida to Minneapolis were delayed for six hours, after wondering why their plane was being turned around shortly after takeoff. Spirit Airlines flight 596 was scheduled to land in the Twin Cities at 12:20 a.m. Friday morning.
Distracted driving remains the leading cause of all injury and property damage crashes in Minnesota. It’s also one of three top factors in all deadly accidents, ahead of alcohol.
With Thanksgiving just over a week away, holiday shoppers are already plotting their gift buying strategies. It’s estimated that Twin Cities shoppers will spend about $1.4 billion on holiday gifts this season.
With Friday’s indiscriminate and heartless violence so very raw, Minnesota’s faith leaders are speaking with a simple clarity. Religious leaders are quick to point out that the violence that the terror group ISIS engages in has no foundation in the Islamic faith.
Minneapolis North High School had never before competed for a football championship, despite its long and rich tradition in the city’s athletic scene.
More musical instruments are getting into the hands of eager young musicians thanks to a new donation program.