President Obama is asking for a new, stronger assault weapons ban after the mass shooting in Connecticut where 20 elementary school students were murdered.
A Muslim couple is suing United Airlines for alleged racial discrimination after they were asked to leave a Minnesota-bound flight in 2011.
As lawmakers in Washington discuss how to keep guns out of the hands of disturbed individuals, gun sales are setting records the New York Times reports.
A basketball player from Hamline University in St. Paul is in a Washington jail after apparently punching a woman in the face on New Year’s Eve, authorities said.
Minnesota’s members of Congress who were elected in November are being sworn in at the U.S. Capitol.
It appears tax increases across the board in the U.S. will not happen after a bill was passed overnight by the U.S. Senate to avoid going over the fiscal cliff.
The House will miss the midnight Monday deadline lawmakers set for voting to avoid the “fiscal cliff.”
The votes in Washington and Colorado last month legalizing marijuana were just the latest developments in the debate over marijuana use in the United States.
With negotiations regarding the impending fiscal cliff hanging in the balance, President Barack Obama told WCCO’s Frank Vascellaro he’s confident a deal will be reached.
WCCO-TV’s Frank Vascellaro is going to Washington to talk one-on-one with President Obama Thursday.
The impasse over the fiscal cliff in Washington is casting enormous uncertainty over the economic forecast in Minnesota.
Leading up to the Thanksgiving travel period, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety has released a list of the top thirteen counties in the state with the highest combined totals of drunk driving related deaths and injuries.
The voters in Colorado and Washington State were clear in approving ballot initiatives that make using small amounts of marijuana legal. But the federal law is equally clear, classifying marijuana as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. So how can a state pass a law that contradicts federal law?
Minnesota defensive end Everson Griffen is planning to travel with the Vikings to Washington and play in Sunday’s game following the sudden death of his mother.
The Department of Natural Resources plans to put counties in central and southeastern Minnesota under tighter campfire and open burning restrictions starting Sunday.
Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is resigning as a national co-chairman of Republican Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign to lobby for the financial services industry.
Rep. Ron Paul’s delegates are trying to mount a floor fight over new GOP rules designed to limit the ability of insurgent presidential candidates to amass delegates to future Republican conventions.
Maya Moore scored 22 points and the Minnesota Lynx pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Tulsa Shock 83-59 and clinch a playoff spot at the earliest point in franchise history.
A crime lab controversy could force prosecutors in three Twin Cities counties to drop cases against drug suspects.
President Obama has made too many changes to the White House and had too many parties to be allowed back for another 4 years.
Former Republican U.S. Sen. Larry Craig of Idaho was sued Monday by federal election regulators who contend he misused some $217,000 in campaign funds for his legal defense after his arrest in a 2007 airport bathroom sex sting.
The Supreme Court will not block Minnesota’s lawsuit against a California design firm over the deadly 2007 interstate bridge collapse in Minneapolis that killed 13 people.
A first-time national geography bee contender from Texas has won the annual competition in Washington. Fourteen-year-old Rahul Nagvekar, of Sugar Land, Texas, will receive a $25,000 scholarship for his win Thursday.
The State Patrol will have extra DWI patrols on the roads this weekend.
A former teacher with Arizona ties accused of possessing and producing child pornography in Washington, D.C., has been added to the FBI’s “Ten Most Wanted Fugitives” list, authorities announced Tuesday.