Drivers traveling around the metro are having to give themselves plenty of time to get to their destinations. Several of the major freeways in and around the Twin Cities are off limits until Monday’s morning rush hour.
Rush City’s prison is a level-four security facility that houses some of the most dangerous criminals in Minnesota. It’s the last place you’d expect an organization to turn to in order to save a life Rush City’s prison houses inmates like Richard Patterson and Clayton Keister – two men who’ve been convicted of murder. “I’ve been in prison for, you know, close to seven years now,” Patterson said. “I got 10 more years left to do and I feel this is a way of me giving back.”
Where most people just see storm debris, Rick Siewart sees opportunity. “These are prime for slabs, beautiful 12-foot slabs,” said Siewart as he pointed to a pile of logs.
A dog that went missing in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area for two weeks is back home with his St. Paul family.
Maple Grove Police need your help to find the person responsible for vandalizing a metro church. Sunday morning, surveillance cameras caught the man in action at Pilgrims United Church of Christ.
The family of a little boy who died after a vehicle hit him is calling it a terrible accident. Two-year-old Henry Gonzalez Lucas died Thursday evening on a street outside his home in Corcoran. Family members said he was underneath a van when the accident happened. The driver didn’t realize he was under the vehicle and started to drive away.
Minneapolis city leaders are considering a major change to who provides electric and natural gas utilities. Right now, more than 180,000 customers in Minneapolis get their power from Xcel Energy and 125,000 get natural gas from CenterPoint Energy. Next week, the public will weigh in on a proposal to make those utilities city-owned.
Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, gave birth to a son Monday afternoon in London. According to CBS News, the new prince weighed 8 lbs., 6 oz. Kate gave birth in a private wing of St. Mary’s Hospital, the same place where Princess Diana gave birth to William and Harry.
A Minnesota woman is dead and her husband seriously injured after a crash Saturday afternoon in New Hampshire, authorities said. The man believed to be responsible for the crash is in jail on charges of drinking and driving.
The River Falls community is rallying behind Jessica Schaffhausen, who lost her three daughters, last year. Jessica’s turning the murders of 11-year-old Amara, 8-year-old Sophie, and 5-year-old Cecilia into a positive, trying to build a playground as a memorial.
According to the State Patrol, Abdrihaman Ali is one of thousands of Minnesotans caught driving without a license in the last year.
The man who killed his three daughters in their River Falls, Wis. home will hear his fate on Monday. A sentencing hearing for Aaron Schauffhausen is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. in Hudson, Wis.
Some of Saturday morning’s worst weather hit as athletes were preparing for the annual Lifetime Tri Minneapolis near Lake Nokomis. The final steps of any triathlon are reason to celebrate, but the finish line at the Lifetime Tri Minneapolis also meant victory over unexpected obstacles.
You may not know his name, but you’ve almost certainly played his game. Charles “Chuck” Foley, the Minnesota man who invented Twister, passed away on July 1. He was 82 years old.
Larry Fitzgerald Jr. is among the best in the game, and it all started in Minneapolis. Today the all-pro wide receiver brought a piece of the NFL to the first field he played on. Fitzgerald, who lives in Eden Prairie in the offseason, credits the beginning of his success to the adults who believed in him as a child. “The coaches that coached me here, I mean, so many people invested in me as a child, and they didn’t have to,” Fitzgerald said.