Officials with the New Richmond school district said that classes were canceled Thursday morning because three inmates had escaped from a nearby correctional center.
If you’re in downtown Minneapolis this weekend, you’re bound to see some interesting characters. That’s because thousands are in town for Comic Con. The convention, which makes stops all over the country, is being held at the Minneapolis Convention center this weekend.
A longtime staff member of the Minnesota Senate was killed after being struck by a Green Line light rail train on her way to work Thursday morning. Lynne Thomas had been a legislative assistant in the Senate for 28 years. She was crossing University Avenue on the light rail tracks when she was hit and killed by a train around 7:30 a.m.
If you’re a parent and you don’t have a will, you’re not alone. According to a new study, only a little more than half (56 percent) of all American parents have a will or living trust document.
Family and friends are mourning the death of a man killed while walking along a rural Wisconsin highway. It happened on County Highway C in the town of Star Prairie. Jeffrey Boardman, 28, was walking home with a friend from J.J.’s Bar in Hammond.
More details are emerging about the six Minnesotans who are accused of trying to join ISIS, and were arrested Sunday both in Minneapolis and in San Diego.
Twin Cities veterinarians say it’s only a matter of time before dog flu makes it way to Minnesota. At least 1,000 dogs have come down with canine influenza in Wisconsin, Illinois, Ohio, and Indiana. Six of them died.
More than 300 law enforcement agencies across the state are on the lookout for drivers who are texting.
A 34-year-old Shakopee school teacher is facing charges for solicitation of a minor, according to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office.
A Twin Cities high school student has a big — and remarkable — decision to make. Munira Khalif, a senior at Mounds Park Academy in St. Paul, was accepted into all eight Ivy League schools. She’s one of only two students in the nation to accomplish that this year.
A Shoreview woman is mourning the loss of her dog. The miniature poodle, named Freddie, was mauled by another dog while the two were out for a walk.
Two families are sorting through soot after fire burned their homes to the ground. Wednesday’s powerful winds and record heat fueled a fire through an Otsego development. Smoke filled the area as the fast-moving fire jumped from house to house.
The warm and sunny weather had a lot of people out on rooftops and patios for the first time this spring.
A group of police officers is answering a call for help from some of their own and accomplishing something great for Minnesota.
Friends and family will be back out Thursday, spreading the word to find 10-year-old Barway Collins. He was last seen a week ago at his apartment in Crystal. A reward to bring him home is now up to $12,000.
Crystal police say the father of a missing 10-year-old boy is now considered a suspect in his disappearance. Chief Stephanie Revering said in a press conference Tuesday afternoon that Pierre Collins, father of Barway CollinsCrystal police say that the father of a missing 10-year-old boy is now considered a suspect in his disappearance.
Crystal police say that the father of a missing 10-year-old boy is now considered a suspect in his disappearance. Chief Stephanie Revering said in a press conference Tuesday afternoon that Pierre Collins, father of Barway Collins, failed a lie detector test, and has not been honest with police during their investigation. Hennepin County investigators spend an hour interviewing Pierre earlier Tuesday at his apartment.
A former Nordstom employee is accused of racking up thousands of dollars of fraudulent charges.
People living in the southwest metro might have noticed an unpleasant smell over the past couple of days. “It smelled like raw sewage,” Shakopee resident Mike Moll said. “It was absolutely disgusting.”
Controversy has crested over a park in the south metro. It appears Dakota County is about to pave a brand new trail through Lebanon Hills Regional Park. The park is in Apple Valley and Eagan.
Two Apple Valley brothers are being praised for helping rescue a dog who fell through the ice in Red Wing. But this wasn’t just any dog.
A burglar breaks into a south Minneapolis home — and the whole thing is caught on camera. Homeowner Joe Craddock recorded it using a smartphone app. “I’m thinking, ‘Someone’s in my house. Who is this?'” Craddock said.
In the town of Worthington, lake life is a part of the culture. “Whenever we poll the community about what the most important features are, what their proudest of in the community, Lake Okabena always comes in number one,” Okabena Ocheda Watershed District’s Dan Livdahl said.
A $3.99 baby monitor iPhone app helped Roseville police arrest a burglary suspect.
The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of $5,000 — double their standard reward amount for cruelty cases — for information that will lead to the arrest of whoever set a puppy on fire last week.
With the snow, ice, and cold still lingering — there is one sign that spring is right around the corner. The Metropolitan Mosquito Control District is treating more than 100 acres in the metro this week because of thin ice conditions.