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Minnesota Capitol Goes Into Brief Lockdown After Police Pursuit Ends Outside ComplexA police pursuit came to an end just outside the Minnesota State Capitol complex in St. Paul Wednesday evening, prompting a brief lockdown.
Next Weather Alert: Storms Likely Thursday In South-Central, Southeastern MinnesotaThursday will be a Next Weather Alert day due to storms that are on track to fire in south-central and southeastern Minnesota in the afternoon.
The Incredible Challenges It Took To Build Silver Creek Cliff Tunnel Along North ShoreIn this week’s Finding Minnesota, John Lauritsen shows us the incredible challenges it took to build the tunnel, and what visitors are now discovering there.
High Water, High Risk: Conditions From Heavy Rains Are Recipe For Danger On Many MN RiversOfficials are advising inexperienced people to stay off rivers right now. If you do venture out, they say to make sure you're not alone, and be prepared if you end up upended and in the water.
Ex-MPD Officer Thomas Lane Pleads Guilty In State Trial Over George Floyd's Killing, Agrees To Serve 3 YearsFormer Minneapolis Police Officer Thomas Lane has pleaded guilty to a state charge of aiding and abetting manslaughter in George Floyd's killing. Under the plea agreement, he's agreed to serve three years in prison.
Authorities Searching For Man Who Escaped From Northern Minnesota Corrections FacilityAuthorities in northern Minnesota are searching for a man who escaped from a corrections facility Wednesday morning.
Baby Formula Shortage: Biden To Invoke Defense Production Act (CBS NEWS)President Biden announced Wednesday that he will invoke the Defense Production Act to address the baby formula shortage, meaning suppliers will be required to give resources to infant formula plants before sending them to other customers.
Shooter Wounds Woman, Child At Fargo Restaurant, Later Kills HimselfA convicted felon shot and wounded a 21-year-old woman and her 8-month-old child in an altercation that began Wednesday afternoon inside a crowded restaurant in south Fargo, police said. The suspect later killed himself.
'It's Like Getting The Family Back Together': Canterbury Park Marks 1st Horse Races Of The SeasonA sure sign of spring has arrived.
Bird Flu Cases Drop As Temperatures Warm, But Experts Warn Cases Could Rise Again In The FallThe latest data from the University of Minnesota's Raptor Center shows that bird flu cases in their raptors have dropped dramatically since late April.
Gov. Tim Walz Tours Storm Damage In Western Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Thursday visited a western Minnesota community reeling from devastating storms touched down late last week, pledging the state is behind them as residents pick up the pieces.
Republican Dennis Smith Drops Out Of Minnesota Attorney General RaceRepublican Attorney General candidate Dennis Smith has dropped his plan to run in the August primary.
1 Year After Her Shooting Death, Family Refuses To Give Up On Justice For 6-Year-Old Aniya AllenIt was one year ago that 6-year-old Aniya Allen was shot and killed by random gunfire in north Minneapolis.
Aurora FC Home Matches Will Stream Live On CBS News MinnesotaMinnesota Aurora FC announced Wednesday a partnership with WCCO TV to stream all home matches on the station’s digital platform, CBS News Minnesota. The free, livestream service is available to fans on the CBS News app and Pluto TV.
2 Face Murder Charges In Fentanyl Overdose Death Of 19-Year-Old WomanTwo people face several criminal charges one month after the overdose death of a 19-year-old woman in central Minnesota.

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Twins Set Season High For Runs In 14-4 Win Over AthleticsCarlos Correa went 2 for 4 with an RBI double in his return from a stint on the injured list caused by a bruised middle finger on his right hand, and the Minnesota Twins set a season high for runs Wednesday in a 14-4 rout of the Oakland Athletics.
Lod Sparks Minnesota United To 1-1 Draw With GalaxyRobin Lod scored in the 87th minute to help Minnesota United earn a 1-1 draw with the LA Galaxy on Wednesday.
Vikings Assistant Head Coach Mike Pettine Leads Coaching Diversity WorkshopMike Pettine has just begun working with the Minnesota Vikings, the assistant head coach on a staff busy implementing a fresh culture and installing new schemes under the direction of first-time head coach Kevin O'Connell.
'You Don't Want To Piss Her Off Before A Race': Edina Track Star Maddie Dahlien Plans Repeat SweepShe's a senior on the team who swept the 100-, 200-, and 400-meter races at state last year. Now she's at it again.
Aurora FC Home Matches Will Stream Live On CBS News MinnesotaMinnesota Aurora FC announced Wednesday a partnership with WCCO TV to stream all home matches on the station’s digital platform, CBS News Minnesota. The free, livestream service is available to fans on the CBS News app and Pluto TV.
Carlos Correa Returns From IL As Twins Send Rookie Royce Lewis Back DownThe Minnesota Twins reinstated shortstop Carlos Correa from the injured list on Wednesday before their game at Oakland and sent thriving rookie Royce Lewis back to Triple-A St. Paul.
A's End Four-Game Losing Streak Against Twins With 5-2 WinSeth Brown hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning, Sean Murphy followed with a two-run single and the Oakland Athletics ended their four-game losing streak against the Twins, beating Minnesota 5-2 on Tuesday night.
Kayla McBride Leads Lynx To First Win Of SeasonKayla McBride scored 24 points in her season debut for Minnesota while Sylvia Fowles and Moriah Jefferson each added 20 points to help the Lynx win their first game of the season with a 87-84 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Tuesday night.
Vikings Get Big Pass-Rush Boost With Hunter's Healthy ReturnDanielle Hunter became the youngest player in NFL history to reach 50 sacks, an athletic marvel for the Minnesota Vikings who was as durable as they come in this violent sport.

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