MOA Offical: Money Toss Could Have Caused InjuriesThe Twin Cities man who tossed1,000 $1 bills to strangers at the Mall of America on Black Friday says it was worth it. Apple Valley-resident Serge Vorobyov, 29, threw money from the third floor rotunda railing on Friday afternoon. The money fell down to a crowd that had gathered to listen to holiday music. When the performers starting singing "Let It Snow," Vorobyov started tossing the cash. He told police he was going through a divorce and having financial problems. He only had $1,000 to his name.
Mpls. High Schools See Uptick In EnrollmentWhen Minneapolis students had back to class a week from Monday, the district will experience something it hasn't in more than a decade - a spike in the number of high school students attending Minneapolis Public Schools. For the first time since 2001, enrollment district-wide will be more than 34,000 students – nearly more than 400 than last year.
Inmate Pleads Guilty To Fraudulently Getting $23K In Social Security A 32-year-old woman, who's incarcerated at the Federal Correctional Institute in Waseca, Minn., pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing more than $23,000 in social security benefits.
Minnesota Deer Season Opens SaturdayThis is the weekend that hundreds of thousands of Minnesotans wait for all year long -- the opening of the firearms deer season.
Cops: Help Find Man Accused Of Sexual Conduct With A ChildPolice are searching for a Minnesota man accused of sexual conduct involving a child. They've issued a warrant for David Betts after he failed to appear in court in Wright County.
Minister Sentenced For Stealing $25K From ParishonerA 32-year-old Roseville minister was sentenced recently to 10 years of probation and 180 days in the Hennepin County Workhouse for stealing about $25,000 from an elderly parishioner.
US Bank ATMs Back Online After 2-hour Power OutageU.S. Bancorp says service has been restored at its 8,000 automatic teller machines across the nation following a two-hour outage.
Man Raises More Than $30K For River Falls TragedyPaul Rode, the man who started raising money for the River Falls, Wis., tragedy on Wednesday in a Hudson parking lot, has collected more than $30,000.
Man Raises More Than $10K For Wis. TragedyAfter seeing the heartbreaking story of three girls killed in River Falls, a father in nearby Hudson, Wis. wanted to help. So, through Facebook, Paul Rode set up in a parking lot and started collecting money for the girls' mother.
Charges: Woman Swindled $183K From EmployerA Burnsville woman allegedly stole more than $183,000 from her employer over the course of five years, funding her children's athletic fees, paying for her utilities and more, according to a criminal complaint filed in Dakota County.
Charges: Bank Teller Stole $10,000A bank teller stole $10,000 from the TCF Bank she worked at before quitting and reportedly planning to leave for Texas, police say.