Thursday’s wintry weather caused plenty of problems for drivers heading to and from Thanksgiving dinners. As of 9 p.m. the Minnesota State Patrol reported 139 crashes, including 21 rollovers, and 64 vehicles going off the road.
The Minneapolis City Council meeting received an unexpected interruption as one organization spoke out against the shooting of an unarmed black man by a police officer. Jamar Clark was shot and killed by Minneapolis Police early Sunday morning after officers responded to an assault call.
This is the fifth day that protesters have made their presence known outside Minneapolis Police’s 4th Precinct building. Demonstrators have taken their message to the streets and faced arrest, while investigators figure out what led to the shooting.
Sunday morning’s shooting death of Jamar Clark brought two Minneapolis police officers into the public eye. That single action of pulling the trigger put officers Mark Ringgenberg and Dustin Schwarze under an intense investigation.
With the season of giving almost here, many of us will be shopping for our loved ones while also supporting our favorite charities. A new store at the Mall of America allows you to do both at the same time.
Mound Westonka High School is one of the few in the state offering a technology repair class. It’s called Westonka Tech Interns and teaches students how to repair their district issued laptops.
The Minnesota State Patrol is taking a new approach to catch distracted drivers. They’re adding more unmarked vehicles to their fleet. Most drivers will put the phone down if they see a squad car, the unmarked vehicles make it easier to spot someone texting and driving.
From little league to professional sports, concussions have been in the news constantly as of late. Doctors say the head injuries are a serious problem. The National Football League’s team doctors use a sideline concussion assessment tool to evaluate players suspected of suffering a concussion.
The normally pristine scenery of the Mississippi River had a much different look Sunday near Alma, Wisconsin.
Everyone knows birds head south for the winter. But did you know there are thousands of sandhill cranes passing through Minnesota right now? The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says more than 11,000 of the majestic birds are staging for migration.
There’s an old saying among dog owners that people don’t pick their pet, the pet chooses the person. Chad Fleming believes that was the case when he adopted Mikko from Ruff Start Rescue last week.
The 5-year-old boy struck and killed by a car in Minneapolis on Halloween has been identified.
A 5-year-old boy is dead after being hit by a car in Minneapolis while trick-or-treating on Halloween night. Minneapolis police say the child was hit shortly before 9:30 p.m. Saturday in the area of Memorial Parkway and Knox Avenue North.
The Twin Cities may be a major metropolitan area, but it is also home to hundreds of different wildlife species. City living and nature can sometimes get in the way of each other, resulting in an injured animal.
During breast cancer awareness month in October, we often hear about new research or treatments for the disease. One aspect of treatment, that sometimes gets overlooked, is the support system needed to overcome cancer.
It’s the time of year when many Minnesotans find some extra cash in their bank accounts. The state typically sends out renter’s rebates and property tax refunds in September, but some renters and homeowners say they still haven’t received that money.
Minnesota is home to the world’s largest ball of twine, Adirondack chair and snowman. Now, there is one more to add to the list. Chaska is the birthplace of what is believed to be the world’s largest mustache.
A Twin Cities couple is embracing a candid moment during their engagement photo shoot that didn’t quite go as planned. Megan Determan and Chris Kluthe’s dog, Louie, wasn’t happy just sitting in the background. He photobombed their picture and, now, the photos are getting a lot of attention.
A man is charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of a St. Paul woman. Alvin Bell is accused of shooting Sarah Wierstad outside her home on Sunday evening near the corner of Bedford and Beaumont streets.
Nearly a dozen bulldogs are getting a second chance after a Twin Cities rescue group saved them from a puppy mill. Secondhand Hounds out of Eden Prairie placed 11 dogs in foster homes this weekend after raising enough money to buy them at a puppy mill auction.
Smoke and flames forced more than a dozen people out of their south Minneapolis home in the overnight hours.
Minnesota apple orchards are reaping the benefits of a bumper crop this season, yet one grower in Watertown won’t see the full harvest.
Every day Curtis Johnson, owner of Citizen Kanine, has his hands full as he walks around Lake Harriet in Minneapolis but it’s not just the number that gets folks’ attention.
The Wright County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing man. Joseph Gerald Brunn, 23, has been missing since 2 a.m. Saturday morning.
Every successful entertainer can draw in a crowd, and Aiden Kolata has learned how to put on a show. “He just wanted to do magic one day,” Wade Kolata, Aiden’s dad, said. “He’s adding a trick every week, so he’ll probably continue to add a magic trick as we go.”