Curt in Andover asked: How much gold is in the Olympic gold medal? The gold in London is almost all silver. The International Olympic Committee requires there to be at least 6 grams of gold in a gold medal. The London medals are enormous. So they’re only 1.34 percent gold, 6 percent copper, almost 93 percent silver.
In a rare move, the lawyer defending a Minneapolis police officer charged with 1st degree assault is releasing the surveillance video he believes will clear his client.
The Anoka County Attorney’s Office is now charging a near 20-year veteran of the Minneapolis Police Department with first-degree assault after the crime’s victim had to undergo two surgeries to mend the bleeding in his brain.
The man assaulted allegedly by a Minneapolis Police sergeant is slowly recovering from injuries suffered in the incident less than two days after being put on life support, a friend of the victim told WCCO.
A fund has been set up to raise money for the family of a man allegedly punched by an off-duty Minneapolis SWAT officer.
A 21-year-old Marine from Minnesota has died in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense said Thursday that Cpl. Taylor J. Baune, of Andover, died in combat Wednesday in Helmand province, Afghanistan.
On the corner of Bluebird Street and Andover Boulevard in Andover sits a new home awaiting a new family.
Thousands of kids up in the north Twin Cities metro got to enjoy a “Snow Day” on Wednesday, and they had lots of wet snow to play in.
Minnesota Republicans headed to caucus meetings Tuesday determined to back a candidate who could defeat President Barack Obama in November, handing Rick Santorum a clear victory and at least temporarily shaking up the race for the GOP nomination.
There are more than 11,000 cubic yards of the shredded tires waiting to be used as light weight fill to strengthen soggy soils under a shifting Hanson Boulevard in Andover.
An Andover man is dead after an unusual accident while working at his home on Thursday afternoon.
Authorities are searching for the driver of a car struck by a train in Andover Tuesday evening, according to Anoka County Sheriff’s Department.
It’s practically every little boy’s dream — to be a firefighter. The childhood wish realized for a Forest Lake boy, who has had his share of hardship in his nine short years of life.
Andover Police are trying to figure out why a man broke into a home and held some people hostage Tuesday night.
An Andover man had spent more than 24 hours in the woods near Nimrod with a serious head wound when rescuers found him in shock, but alive.