Independent Firm Investigating Cop's Suspension Over Facebook PostsRochester' police chief says an internal investigation into an officer's social media posts will be turned over to an independent, outside firm. Chief Roger Peterson also said Friday the police department's professional standards manager will be placed on paid leave until the investigation is over.
Ask A Minnesota Expert: Best Ways To Discover New MusicLook no further than Freddy Fresh for a fresh take on how to discover new music. One might replace "discover" with "unearth" if willing to step back and listen to re-releases, the never released, and original discs and vinyls that are out of print or received scant airwave attention. Discovering the new can mean uncovering mounds of contemporary music history to learn about digital music trends. But before turning the soundtracks back, fast forward the search button for clues on what's trending.
Local Author Says Social Media Can Leave Young Girls VulnerableNew technology doesn't just leave your personal information vulnerable -- it can leave people, especially young girls, vulnerable.
New Facebook 'Like' Options Now Available"Liking" things just got a whole lot more complicated. After months of speculation, Facebook finally just rolled out its new set of emoji-reminiscent "like" buttons.
Reality Check: Donald Trump Vs. Fox NewsThe smoke has cleared from Thursday night's televised showdown between Donald Trump and the FOX News Republican debate, which he refused to attend. Trump had famously predicted FOX's ratings for the night would be a disaster without him. But did it his prediction come true?
Ouch! EA Sports Takes A Dig At Blair Walsh On InstagramThe reaction to the Minnesota Vikings kicker's missed field goal -- whether it's positive, negative, humorous or serious -- continues. Now, EA Sports has jumped into the game, too.
Man Fired After Posting Racist Comment To BLM FacebookA man was fired from a St. Paul company after allegedly sending a racist comment to Black Lives Matter – Minneapolis over Facebook.
Online Threat Against Central H.S. Found Not CredibleA threat made against St. Paul's Central High School online Monday afternoon was found to be not credible, high school officials said. According to Principal Mary Mackbee, the school became aware of the threat Monday afternoon when St. Paul Police notified the district's Security and Emergency Management team.
Mother & Daughter Overwhelmed By 'Next Door' GenerosityMoving to a new city can be hard enough. Add moving with limited income and few items, and it can seem like an insurmountable challenge. Ellie Radke and her daughter, Margaret, recently moved home to Minnesota. And because of a relative, and a message on a social sharing neighborhood site, they learned the true meaning of selfless giving.
Man Charged With Social Media Threats Makes Court AppearanceA Minneapolis man was in court Wednesday to face charges of threatening FBI agents and a federal judge on social media. The FBI says 19-year-old Khaalid Abdulkadir made threats against federal law enforcement officials after the arrest of another man accused of conspiring to help ISIS.
Minneapolis Man Charged With Threatening Agents On Twitter; In CustodyA 20-year-old Minneapolis man was arrested by the FBI Friday for making threats against law enforcement on Twitter. The FBI accuses Khaalid Adam Abdulkadir of threatening FBI special agents on social media after the arrest of Abdirizak Mohamed Warsame on Wednesday.
Police Arrest Man Over Mayo-Threatening Facebook PostsA Minnesota man is accused of threatening Mayo Clinic staff on a Facebook post which police say shows him holding a replica assault rifle. Rochester authorities say the 36-year-old Pine Island man was apparently dissatisfied with his treatment at Mayo and posted a photo saying he was going to go "intern hunting."