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Minnesota Weather: Storms In Southwestern, West Central Parts Of StateSouthwestern and west central Minnesota have slight and enhanced threats for severe weather overnight with the main impacts being damaging wind and hail. Northern Minnesota through the heart of the Twin Cities has the lowest threat for severe weather.
Police Say Tree Placed On Mendota Heights Road Was Prank That Could "Go Very Badly"A tree intentionally placed on Mendota Heights Road and Huber Drive caught the attention of police early Saturday morning. In a Facebook post, the Mendota Heights Police Department said an officer was driving behind an SUV around 1 a.m. Saturday when the SUV ran over the tree.
Protesters Disrupt Panel On Deadly Police Force EncountersThe first hearing of a working group on deadly force encounters with police got off to a rocky start today. It was the first meeting of this 16-member panel.
1 Killed, 6 Injured In Kanabec County Motorcycle-Vehicle CrashA Saturday morning motorcycle-vehicle crash in Brunswick Township left one dead and six injured, the State Patrol said. The crash occurred at Highway 70 and Mahogany Street just before 8:30 a.m.
Wisconsin Native Americans Granted Funds For Green ProjectsTwo Native American tribes in Wisconsin are receiving federal grants for renewable energy projects that tribe members say will help reduce costs and lead to energy independence. The Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa in Odanah received a nearly $1 million grant, and the Forest County Potawatomi Community in Crandon got a grant for more than $1.5 million.
St. Paul Man Found Guilty In Early 2019 Fatal StabbingA St. Paul man has been found guilty fatally stabbing a man earlier this year after they offended each other during a rap battle. The Star Tribune reports 29-year-old Quinten Osgood was convicted Friday of two counts of second-degree murder and one count of first-degree manslaughter for the January killing of Anthony Madison.
2 Killed In Single-Vehicle Crash Near Barron, WisconsinAuthorities say two people died early Saturday morning when they crashed and were ejected from their vehicle in Barron County, Wisconsin.
New Brighton Dachshund Dash Benefits Alzheimer's AssociationWhile it's fun for the racers, residents at Brightondale Senior Campus assisted living love it even more.
Como Welcomes 1st Tufted Puffin Born At ZooComo Zoo is celebrating the birth of a tufted puffin, the first to hatch in the St. Paul zoo's history of exhibiting the bird.
Police Investigate Armed Robbery At Cowboy Jack's In MinneapolisPolice say an armed robber walked into Cowboy Jack's in downtown Minneapolis Saturday morning and took an unknown amount of money.
Police Shooting Panel Holds 1st Meeting Amid ProtestsThe 16-member panel is comprised of community activists, law enforcement and public servants who will search for ways to strengthen community-police relations.
Police: Body Of Missing Woman Found In Chippewa RiverThe body of a missing woman was discovered in the Chippewa River Friday afternoon.

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Elizabeth Smart's father reveals he is gay"As an openly gay man, the Church is not a place where I find solace any longer," Smart wrote
When will the heat wave end?More than 30 million people across seven states are in the grip of a sweltering heat weave. Another 30 million are at risk for severe storms. Meteorologist Jeff Beradelli joins “CBS Weekend News” with more on what to expect.
Child Victims Act has opened the door to a rush of lawsuits in New YorkIn New York, the Child Victims Act has opened the door to a rush of lawsuits. So far, more than 400 have been filed. The law creates a one-year window for child sex abuse victims to seek justice, no matter how long ago the abuse took place. 45 judges in New York have been assigned to deal with the cases. Nikki Battiste reports.
7 shot at Houston "instant house party" formed on Snapchat"It was just a random group of people receiving an invite (on the app)," Houston police said
Explosion rips through wedding hall in AfghanistanOfficials were not expected to release a toll until daytime Sunday
8/17: CBS Evening NewsPortland rally met with police presence in anticipation of violence; Child’s Victim’s Act has opened the door to a rush of lawsuits in New York.
Portland demonstrations declared "civil disturbance"Antifa members chanted "Go home, Nazis!", "No Trump, No KKK, no Fascist USA" as the right-wing groups, led by the Proud Boys, marched along the waterfront
Jeffery Epstein’s lawyers threaten to go to court over medical examiner rulingJeffrey Epstein's lawyers are threatening to go to court. They're disputing the medical examiner's claim that their client committed suicide. And they want to see the prison videos. Kenneth Craig reports.
Last victim from the El Paso shooting was buried in TexasOn Saturday, the last victim from the El Paso shooting was buried in Texas. Hundreds of strangers turned out for the funeral of 63-year old Margie Reckard. Many of them waited hours in the intense heat to pay their last respects. Mireya Villarreal reports.
8/16: CBS Evening NewsMedical examiner rules Jeffrey Epstein died by suicide; How a couple with Down syndrome proved critics wrong.