Minnesota Twins Power Past Kansas City Royals 12-8Nelson Cruz hit his 400th career home run, Miguel Sano connected twice and the Minnesota Twins powered past the Kansas City Royals 12-8 Sunday. Minnesota piled up six runs in the first inning and rolled from there after starting the day with a four-game lead over Cleveland for first place in the AL Central.
3 Teens Killed In 3-Vehicle Crash In South DakotaAuthorities say three teenagers were killed in a three-vehicle crash in east-central South Dakota. The Department of Public Safety says the crash happened Saturday night near Woonsocket.
$8.5M-Plus Wagered In Iowa's First Month Of Sports BettingMore than $8.5 million was wagered at 13 participating casinos in Iowa's first month of sports betting. Ames station WOI reports that figures release by the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission show the state reaped nearly $146,000 in tax revenue from the wagers on sports events.
Cave, Cruz Drive In 2 Runs As Twins Beat Tigers 8-3The Minnesota Twins are baseball's new home-run kings, but that hasn't been the reason they've won two of three games against the Detroit Tigers this weekend. The Twins homered once in a 13-5 win on Friday, hit six in a 10-7 loss on Saturday to pass the 2018 New York Yankees' record, then won 8-3 on Sunday without hitting a ball out of Comerica Park.
Minnesota Twins Break MLB Single-Season HR Mark With 268The Minnesota Twins have surpassed the single-season major league home run record of 267 set by the New York Yankees last year. The Twins made history when Nelson Cruz went deep in the eighth inning at Detroit on Saturday night, hitting the 268th home run.
Texas Hospital Treating 14 Shooting Victims, 2019's Mass Killings Reach 25Police say there are "multiple gunshot victims" in West Texas after reports of two suspects opening fire in the area of Midland and Odessa. Police in Odessa, say one or possibly two suspects hijacked U.S. Postal Service the postal vehicle and was firing at random, hitting multiple people.
Suspect Unhurt In Racine Officer-Involved ShootingAuthorities say nobody was injured when a Racine police officer fired his gun at a man who confronted officers with a compound bow. Police spokesman Sgt. Adam Malacara said in a statement Sunday that the officers were responding to a report of a domestic disturbance just before 10:30 p.m. Saturday when the 43-year-old man pointed the bow at them.
Cron, Schoop Power Twins To 7-4 Win Over TigersC.J. Cron and Jonathan Schoop homered, Martin Perez pitched six solid innings and the Minnesota Twins beat the last-place Detroit Tigers 7-4 on Sunday to win two of three in the weekend series.
Authorities Investigate Death Near Gonvick In NW MinnesotaAuthorities are investigating the death of a man at a home near the northwestern Minnesota town of Gonvick. The Polk County sheriff's office says deputies were dispatched to the home on a report of an assault late Friday and found the man dead.
Vikings Top Seahawks 25-19 Behind Crisp Preseason PassingRookie tight end Irv Smith Jr. and backup wide receiver Brandon Zylstra each had touchdown receptions for Minnesota and the Vikings displayed depth and versatility in their passing game in a 25-19 exhibition victory over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday night.
2 Plead Guilty In Kidnapping, Assault On Yankton ReservationTwo South Dakota men have pleaded guilty for their roles in a kidnapping and assault on the Yankton Sioux Indian Reservation. The U.S. Attorney's office says 23-year-old Gavin Little of Marty and 24-year-old Christian Garcia of Yankton entered their pleas last week in federal court.
Polanco, Twins Top Rangers 6-3 For 1st 4-Game Sweep Of TexasJorge Polanco cleared the bases with a tiebreaking triple in the eighth inning, helping the Minnesota Twins to their first-ever four-game sweep of Texas with a 6-3 victory over the Rangers on Sunday. Polanco's two-out liner to the gap in right-center field off Emmanuel Clase (0-2) followed the hard-throwing rookie getting a strikeout and groundout after putting runners at second and third with no outs.
'Dental Therapists' Filling Gaps In Rural Dentistry CareIt can be hard to keep smiles healthy in rural areas, where dentists are few and far between and residents often are poor and lack dental coverage. Efforts to remedy the problem have produced varying degrees of success.
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.