A group of thieves are targeting purses across the metro. They find victims in crowded restaurants and grocery stores looking for credit cards. The pickpockets have hit Minneapolis, Roseville, St. Louis Park, Brooklyn Park and Maple Grove.
Authorities say that a fugitive who was wanted in connection with a number of criminal cases led police on a chase in the Twin Cities Thursday afternoon. According to Deputy Thomas Volk of the U.S. Marshal Service, Kaley Wethern was wanted in connection with a home invasion in Mille Lacs County.
Kevin Love says he isn’t expecting a warm welcome when he plays in Minnesota for the first time since he was traded to Cleveland. The Cavaliers visit the Timberwolves on Saturday night. Love says he expects to hear plenty of boos.
There are two different wrestling polls: One has the University of Minnesota ranked No. 1 in the country, the other as Iowa as the nation’s best college team. They will settle it Friday night, when the Hawkeyes visit and face the Gophers at Williams Arena.
A Delta Air Lines flight traveling from Minneapolis-St. Paul to Las Vegas landed safely at its destination after the pilot was unable to reenter the cockpit prior to landing, according to the airline.
Former Timberwolves star Kevin Love is returning to Target Center Saturday night for the first time since being traded to Cleveland in the offseason. But you wouldn’t know it from a video the team posted on its web site Thursday.
Amanda Zahui B. collected her second triple-double of the season Wednesday night to lead the University of Minnesota women’s basketball team to a 75-64 win over Penn State at Williams Arena.
Officials at Washburn High School in Minneapolis say classes will go on as usual Thursday after a threat was made and police determined it was not credible.
A Minneapolis-based company’s work has been used as a teaching tool for kids across the country and world.
So far it’s been the tale of two winters in much of the state. We are more than a foot below where we normally are for snowfall total right now. Last year it was a different story. By the end of winter, we were above average for snowfall totals
Minneapolis convention and visitors officials say 2014 was the city’s most successful year ever. Hotel bookings, future hotel bookings for the Super Bowl and Final Four, sponsorships and record revenue at the Minneapolis Convention Center all helped to make this one big year for the state’s biggest city.
The Minnesota Timberwolves signed guard Lorenzo Brown to a 10-day contract on Wednesday, team officials announced.
Minnesota Vikings fans have yet to experience a Super Bowl title, but we’ve had plenty of close calls. The Vikings have been to the Super Bowl four times and are 0-4. They’ve also had three pretty painful NFC title games where they came out the losing end.
The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Wednesday they’ll have four players representing the team in the Rising Stars Challenge as part of the NBA’s All-Star Weekend in February.
A former tennis coach accused of having a sexual relationship with a student has pleading guilty in Ramsey District Court Wednesday morning, according to the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office.