Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek is issuing an early reminder to be cautious around partially frozen ponds, lakes and other bodies of water. Stanek says no ice should ever be considered safe.
The University of Minnesota has issued a crime alert after a string of assaults and robberies either on or very close to campus.
A tornado watch is out until 9 p.m. across Minnesota’s midsection as intense thunderstorms pop up across the area. The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning after radar indicated a storm capable of producing a tornado north of Willmar in west-central Minnesota about 5:15 p.m., but there were no immediate reports of a touchdown.
Rain battered the metro Friday night and into Saturday morning, pouring more than five inches in some areas. Eden Prairie had more than five inches, Prior Lake reported 4.75 inches, as Bloomington saw four inches and Minneapolis had 3.6 inches in some areas.
June and July are the biggest months for tornadoes in Minnesota, but the rest of the country is already off to a deadly start — including the largest tornado on record. The tornado that hit El Reno, Okla., measured 2.6 miles wide.
A national group of doctors is concerned that healthy children are using ADHD medications when they shouldn’t be.
With the final few days of summer break winding down, the children will be among the 38,000 students returning to Anoka-Hennepin schools next week. But it’s a district where Pertussis booster, Tdap vaccine, will be as vital as backpacks.
The story made national headlines — a college student in Georgia diagnosed with a flesh-eating bacteria that cost her a leg.
The number of heroin-related deaths has increased dramatically, according to Hennepin County officials.
Officials are warning visitors to stay off the ice in Voyageurs National Park in northern Minnesota.
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture issued a consumer advisory for a certain Pepin Heights apple cider because laboratory tests showed it was contaminated.
A warning about your Christmas Tree: Something other than presents could be lurking below it.
The combination of wind and dry air is making for some serious fire concerns in Minnesota Wednesday and Thursday.
Minnesota motorists are being urged to keep an eye out for MnDOT crews doing nighttime maintenance this spring and summer.
Strong thunderstorms storms swept across Minnesota and Wisconsin on Sunday, bringing strong winds, hail and reports of tornadoes and damaging homes, barns, power lines and trees.
A ferocious tsunami spawned by one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded slammed Japan’s eastern coast Friday, killing hundreds of people as it swept away boats, cars and homes while widespread fires burned out of control.
Officials with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety are out with a message in hopes of reducing car-deer crashes during this time of year when deer are most active: “DON’T VEER FOR DEER.”