Expect Snowy, Icy Roads For Parts Of Minn. This ThanksgivingExpect snowy and icy roads this Thanksgiving as the first snow of the season hits the Twin Cities. From southwestern Minnesota to the metro this will primarily be a snow event, with one to three inches possible in spots.
What Is Methamphetamine?Methamphetamine is part of the family of drugs known as amphetamines. This illegal drug is like speed, but is stronger and more addictive. It's called "crystal meth" or "ice" because it looks like shards of crystal with light shining through.
Suspect In 2002 Murder Arrested, Deported To MexicoA man wanted in Mexico for murder was arrested in St. Paul Tuesday and handed over to Mexican authorities. United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement say 30-year-old Jose Alvarado is accused of fatally shooting Saul Chavez Rodriguez in Coahuila, Mexico in 2002 after he backed out of a $15 bet to race Alvarado on foot.
Minnesota’s 'Sanctuary City' MurderThe killing of 32-year-old Kathryn Steinle in San Francisco, California, allegedly by Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, an undocumented immigrant, has many focusing on the "sanctuary city" policy that many U.S. Cities adopted. But the real focus shouldn’t be on sanctuary cities, it should be on what happens to illegal immigrants after they commit a crime.
Gov't Safety Regulators: Wash Your Cars, MinnesotansThe U.S. Government wants you to wash your car if you live in an area where salt is used to clear the roads of snow and ice. This National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wrapped up a five-year investigation into rusting pipes carrying brake fluid in five million older vehicles.
US, Canadian Crews Clearing Path Through Lake Superior IceU.S. and Canadian crews are working to clear a path through ice on eastern Lake Superior that's left freighters unable to move, including one that had a hole punched in its hull. The Canadian Coast Guard says that by Wednesday afternoon, six vessels heading toward the lower lakes and 12 vessels heading toward upper Lake Superior were waiting to move.
Ice-Out Declared On Lake MinnetonkaOfficials with the Freshwater Society announced Sunday that Lake Minnetonka, the metro area's largest lake, is ice free.
4-Year-Old Pulled From Icy Iowa Lake Has Died, Sheriff Says Authorities say a 4-year-old boy who was pulled from an icy lake in northern Iowa has died at a Minnesota hospital.
Man, Dog Rescued From Icy Pond In Wis.Authorities say a 56-year-old man and his dog were rescued from an icy pond in his backyard near Watertown.
Thick Ice Slows Start Of Shipping On Upper Mississippi RiverThick ice is delaying the resumption of shipping on the Upper Mississippi River. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers had planned to reopen Lock and Dam 5A near Fountain City, Wisconsin, on Monday.
Lake Superior Ice Caves To Close For SeasonAfter attracting nearly 36,000 visitors over nine days, the Apostle Island ice caves in northwestern Wisconsin will be closing Monday night.
Man Dies, Grandson In Critical Condition After ATV Breaks Through IceA 50-year-old man is dead and his 2-year-old grandson is in critical condition after the UTV they were on broke through the ice on a lake near Alexandria, according to their family.