'Bus Rapid Transit' Promises Quicker Rides Through The Twin CitiesIn a just a few months, there will be a new way to get around in the Twin Cities - and it's 20 percent faster than a bus.
Woman Hospitalized After Minneapolis House FireA Minneapolis woman was taken to the hospital after a fire started in her kitchen Friday night. Officials say the fire happened on the 4400 block of Snelling Avenue around 6 p.m. last night. Officials believe it was cooking-related.
State Fair Looks To Spice Up North End, Announces UpgradesPlans are underway for a new attraction at the Minnesota State Fair, a venue on the East side would mimic the successful West End Market. The news comes as the Minnesota State Fair board of managers approved a $6.8 million budget for capital improvements and maintenance.
Black Lives Matter Marches In St. Paul For Philip QuinnAround 300 people were expected in downtown St. Paul Saturday to attend a rally for Phillip Quinn. The 30-year-old Quinn was shot and killed by police on Sept. 24. Police were called to his home on Canton Street, but did not say why.
Authorities: Pedestrian Struck By Light Rail Train In St. PaulA pedestrian is in the hospital after being struck by a light rail train in St. Paul. According to the St. Paul Fire Department, the pedestrian was struck by the LRT at Snelling and University avenues. Metro Transit says the incident occurred at 2 p.m.
Advisory Committee Address New St. Paul Soccer StadiumAn advisory committee comprised of two dozen civil leaders will meet Thursday to discuss the site of St. Paul's new soccer stadium. The nearly 35-acre site is north of Interstate 94 near Snelling and University Avenues.
New Minnesota United Stadium To Be Built In St. PaulThe Minnesota United's new home is St. Paul. Mayor Chris Coleman and Minnesota United Owner Bill McGuire announced the team will call St. Paul home Friday. The city and the team reached a deal to build a 100-percent privately-funded stadium at the former "bus barn" site at Interstate 94 and Snelling Avenue.
Parking Meters Could Be Added To Some St. Paul NeighborhoodsParking may soon cost more in some popular St. Paul neighborhoods. According to the Pioneer Press, a parking pilot program was tucked quietly into Mayor Chris Coleman's recently released 2016 budget proposal.
St. Paul Firefighter/Paramedic Dies After Suddenly Collapsing At StationAccording to a statement from the St. Paul Fire Department, 38-year-old Shane Clifton told colleagues at Station No. 14 that he felt sick at around 5 p.m., then suddenly collapsed.
Black Lives Matter Expects 1K To Block State Fair TrafficThe St. Paul chapter of Black Lives Matter has promised the first Saturday of the Minnesota State Fair will not be "business as usual." Organizer Rashad Turner said Friday afternoon that he expects nearly 1,000 people will march from Hamline Park in St. Paul along Snelling Ave. to reach the front gates of the fair.
Police: Teen Bruised In Abduction Attempt Outside State FairSt. Paul Police say that a 17-year-old girl was almost abducted after she left work at the Minnesota State Fair. According to police, the incident happened at about 9 p.m. Thursday near the east side of Snelling Avenue at Arlington Avenue.
Police: 2 In Custody After Assault On I-694Two people are in custody after an apparent assault along Interstate 694 in Arden Hills. According to police, officers were called to the area just west of Snelling Avenue in I-694 around 9 p.m. Wednesday.