One thing that did not get done this year’s Minnesota legislative session is a transportation bill. The failure to fund those fixes pushed a statewide coalition of more than 200 businesses and organizations to act.
Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among African American women and it is proving deadly. Although black women are diagnosed less frequently than white women, black women have a higher death rate.
Police say a group of three to five black males have been targeting those walking alone – day or night – in downtown Minneapolis, and robbing them of their wallets, purses and or cell phones. Minneapolis police said four muggings have taken place between Aug. 12 and Aug. 19. The suspects are in their late teens, or early 20s. They target lone individuals and some victims have been pushed or punched.
Just last week, an 8-month-old Minneapolis boy kidnapped from his home was found safe after an Amber Alert. You may have seen the alert posted on highway signs, or even been notified on your cell phone.
A group of armed men reportedly entered a residence in central Minnesota early Thursday morning and robbed six people of cash and other valuables, authorities say.
The president of the country’s best-known Christian ministry dedicated to helping people repress same-sex attraction through prayer is trying to distance the group from the idea that gay people’s sexual orientation can be permanently changed or “cured.”
Philanthropist Alida (ah-LY’-da) Messinger, the ex-wife of Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton, is putting big money into overturning Republican control of the Minnesota Legislature.
A 21-year-old St. Cloud man is recovering Sunday after a group of men stuck a knife to his chest, punched him, threw him to the ground and stole his wallet, authorities said.
President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign now has a Minnesota outpost.