Gov. Mark Dayton issued a statement on Friday afternoon in response to news that a gunman opened fire inside a Connecticut elementary school, killing 26 people, including 20 children.
The former chief executive of Latex International is facing sentencing after pleading guilty to wire fraud and tax evasion related to embezzling about $1.7 million from the Shelton mattress manufacturer.
Police say Minnesota Twins Pitcher Carl Pavano is the target of an extortion plot.
Tina Charles scored 16 points and had 18 rebounds to help the Connecticut Sun send the Minnesota Lynx to their most lopsided loss of the season, 108-79 Tuesday night.
State wildlife officials say DNA tests show a cougar that roamed Minnesota and Wisconsin was killed in a car crash in Connecticut last month.
Rookie Maya Moore scored a season-high 26 points, and Seimone Augustus added 20 as the Minnesota Lynx beat the Connecticut Sun 90-67 on Saturday night.
The Minnesota Lynx are good, but they expect to be great.