From a big reinstatement in the NFL to an exciting new trailer for Star Wars, here are the four stories to know for Friday, April 17.
A Twin Cities woman is suing a Minneapolis police officer and the city for what she calls excessive force. Madelyn Milton, 23, says she needed seven staples in her head last June after being punched to the ground by Officer Tyrone Barze Jr.
After a historic sophomore season with the University of Minnesota women’s basketball team, Amanda Zahui B. is headed to the WNBA. Zahui was taken with the No. 2 overall pick in Thursday’s WNBA Draft by the Tulsa Shock.
The Minnesota women’s basketball team has added two junior college players, to help fill the void left by star Amanda Zahui B’s early departure for the WNBA. Gophers coach Marlene Stollings announced Thursday the signing of forward Kynadi Johnson and center Karley Barnes to national letters of intent.
The NFL Draft is just a few weeks away, and Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson’s fate with the NFL and the Minnesota Vikings is still up in the air. Will the Vikings trade Peterson? Will they wait until the draft to see if any teams will make an offer Minnesota can’t refuse? Here are eight reasons the Vikings won’t trade Adrian Peterson and why they shouldn’t.
Crews responded to a fire in North Minneapolis Wednesday morning. Few details were immediately available, but the fire was reportedly at Dupont Avenue North and Broadway Avenue North.
Authorities said a 31-year-old St. Louis Park man was shot to death and found in a car in north Minneapolis on Monday. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner identified the victim Wednesday as Marcus Tyrone Hunter. He died of a gunshot wound to the chest.
Minneapolis Police say they are looking for two suspects after two people were robbed at gunpoint early Wednesday morning near the University of Minnesota campus. The incident happened at about 12:25 a.m. near 27th Avenue SE and Talmage Avenue SE, which is near the Como Student Community Cooperative.
Minneapolis police are investigating after a car hit a pedestrian, then nearly ended up in the Mississippi River. The incident happened just after 7 p.m. Tuesday night at 26th Street and West River Parkway.
USA Hockey announced Tuesday that University of Minnesota junior Mike Reilly was named one of 15 players for the 2015 U.S. Men’s National Team. Reilly was a two-time First Team All-American and two-time Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year for the Gophers.
A police squad car involved in a pursuit Tuesday morning was damaged in a crash in the Uptown neighborhood. According to the Minneapolis Police Department, Hopkins officers were chasing a suspect.
Here are the four stories you need to know for Tuesday, April 14.
The Twins lost their fourth straight opener, but on a sunny 61-degree day they still packed the place with an over-capacity crowd of 40,123. Minnesota Timberwolves icon Kevin Garnett threw out the ceremonial first pitch to his long-time friend Torii Hunter.
Play ball. Baseball is back at Target Field. Minnesota Twins fans poured into the ballpark early Monday afternoon for the team’s home opener against the Kansas City Royals.
Monday is the Home Opener at Target Field as the Twins get ready to host the Kansas City Royals. You can still get in on freebies and fun, even if you’re not going to the game. WCCO This Morning’s Ali Lucia had some other suggestions for things to try this year if you’re at Opening Day.
They came from her hometown, her school and her college to say goodbye to Jennifer Houle. Several hundred gathered at Northrup Auditorium for Sunday’s memorial service.
Some mothers who usually put their family first were given a morning for themselves on Sunday. Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway and his wife, Jenni, hosted their annual “TendHER Heart” luncheon at the Minneapolis Hilton on Sunday.
The Minnesota Twins are just two days away from their first home game of the season. The team will play the Kansas City Royals in front of a sold-out crowd Monday afternoon. At the dawn of the new season, Target Field awakens from a long winter as workers ready the ball park for nearly 40,000 baseball fans.
A woman was found shot to death in south Minneapolis Saturday afternoon. Minneapolis Police say the victim was found on the 2400 block of Portland Avenue South.
Sources tell WCCO that a body recovered from the Mississippi River Saturday afternoon is believed to be that of missing 10-year-old boy Barway Collins. The Hennepin County Sheriff’s office has been at the scene near 53rd Street North and Lyndale Avenue North at North Mississippi Regional Park
A Minnesota farmer-turned-inventor thinks he has a solution for cutting down on soil erosion. Over the years, he became concerned about soil erosion on farm fields. So, he invented a piece of equipment that he says is good for both the environment and for crops.
A man was taken to the hospital after being exposed to hazardous chemicals at his apartment in Minneapolis’ Marcy-Holmes neighborhood Friday morning. Minneapolis Police say the apartment, on the 500 block of 6th Street Southeast, was evacuated due to the possible hazardous materials.
After landing an upcoming Super Bowl and a Final Four, Minnesota is ready to push for its next big event: the 2023 World’s Fair. Organizers are preparing their bid for an event they hope will lure millions of tourists to see the latest in global technology and culture in the Twin Cities area.
A new report says the NFL is appealing the decision to overturn Vikings Running Back Adrian Peterson’s suspension. ESPN Viking Reporter Ben Goessling reports the league believes Judge David Doty should have deferred to the league’s collective bargaining agreement.
Rochester would get a reprieve under a House Republican’s bill to cut state payments to Minnesota’s largest cities. GOP lawmakers have long taken issue with big local government aid to Minneapolis, St. Paul, Duluth and Rochester.