Get ready for some major traffic trouble Monday. That’s when a five-month road project begins on Interstate 694 — one of the busiest roadways in the north metro.
Five adults and five children are displaced after a fire in the 1800 block of 14th Avenue South. The American Red Cross said they are assisting the family with shelter, clothing, food and emotional support.
The revelation that a top former commander of a Nazi SS-led military unit has lived quietly in Minneapolis for the past six decades came as a shock to those who knew 94-year-old Michael Karkoc. World War II survivors in both the U.S. and Europe harshly condemned the news and prosecutors in Poland have said they’ll investigate.
The family of a 94-year-old Minneapolis man is disputing a report that he commanded a Nazi SS-led unit in World War II and lied about his wartime past in order to become a U.S. citizen. The Associated Press reported Friday that Michael Karkoc was a top commander in the Ukrainian Self-Defense Legion, citing Karkoc’s own memoir among other evidence. Wartime records don’t show that Karkoc had a direct hand in war crimes, though records indicate he lied about his past when immigrating to the U.S.
A Department of Corrections (DOC) fugitive was charged Friday with first-degree aggravated robbery, second-degree assault and fleeing police in a motor vehicle after a crime spree Thursday night in the Twin Cities. According to Minneapolis Police, 39-year-old Brandon Stark approached four people with a knife late Thursday night in Minneapolis. The crime spree ended with Stark crashing a stolen car in St. Paul during a police chase.
A 42-year-old Minneapolis man is accused of posing as a vulnerable woman’s aide and repeatedly having sex with her, the Hennepin County Attorney’s office announced Friday. Corey Gordon was charged Wednesday with third-degree criminal sexual conduct. According to the County Attorney, Mike Freeman, Gordon defendant has been required to register as a predatory offender for several years.
The Twin Cities metro area is consistently ranked among the most bike-friendly communities in the country, but people in some neighborhoods still struggle to find affordable rides.
Prosecutors want a former Minneapolis police officer accused of sexually assaulting girls to be thrown back in jail.
Twenty-two years after breaking up, The Replacements are reuniting for at least three shows. The celebrated 1980s alt-rockers say they’ll play at Riot Fest in Toronto, Chicago and Denver.
Twin Cities? More like Sin Cities. According to a recent ranking of the most sinful cities according to the seven deadly sins — those being wrath, greed, sloth, pride, lust, envy, and gluttony — Minneapolis ranked third among the country’s most sinful hotspots.
With WCCO’s “Goin’ to the Lake” series this week in full swing, the WCCO This Morning team is having a little fun of its own. The crew has been out on Lake Calhoun this week, doing everything from pitching a tent to packing up a sleeping bag. Wednesday morning, they actually hit the lake for a good old fashioned boat race.
The third suspect in a 2011 Minneapolis robbery that turned deadly was convicted of murder on Wednesday by a Hennepin County jury. Nisius McAllister, who had been charged with two counts of first-degree murder in connection with an August 2011 shooting in the Little Earth community of Minneapolis, was convicted on both counts.
The 3-year-old Nisswa boy who drowned in Edna Lake has been identified.
Target Corp. is increasing its quarterly dividend by 19.4 percent. The Minneapolis-based retailer on Wednesday declared a quarterly dividend of 43 cents per share, up from 36 cents per share. The dividend is payable Sept. 10 to shareholders of record as of Aug. 21.
Maybe you’ve heard this story on your block. Your neighbor puts their home up for sale and it’s sold — in two hours. According to a Twin Cities real estate research firm, this is happening all along the metro.
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