Death Tolls Often Rise Weeks After Hurricanes HitMore than six months after Hurricane Irma's catastrophic rampage across the Caribbean and the southeastern United States, the number of deaths attributed to the storm increased to 129 — more than twice the amount reported at the end of the storm.
Eden Prairie Police: 2 Die From Heroin Overdose, 1 Saved Due To NaloxoneEden Prairie police say two people are dead after overdosing on heroin in the past month. Meanwhile, police say another person who overdosed was saved by a heroin antidote.
2 Holy Angels Captains Both Touched By TragedyFootball players talk about it all the time: their teammates are their family. Two senior captains at Holy Angels are learning that this season.
Friends Remember Lake Minnetonka Family Killed In Murder-SuicideFriends describe Brian Short as a well-known businessman building a successful website for the nursing field. We spoke with some of them as they remembered a down-to-earth guy who was always there for his friends.
Police: 5 Family Members Dead In Greenwood Murder-SuicideFive family members in Greenwood have been found dead in a murder-suicide, according to the South Lake Minnetonka police.
4 Things To Know From Aug. 5, 2015From a problem with increasing prison deaths to an embarrassing stage malfunction, here are the four stories to know for Wednesday, Aug. 5.
Fewer Cold-Related Deaths This Winter, But Homeless Still Feel FreezeThis year's mild winter was still cold enough to turn deadly. Exposure to the cold was a factor in the deaths of at least 43 Minnesotans from Oct. 1, 2014, through the end of March, according to the state Department of Health.
3 Guilty In Ga. Salmonella-Tainted Peanut Trial More than five years after hundreds of Americans got sick from eating salmonella-tainted peanut butter, the top executive at the Georgia plant where it was made was convicted Friday and faces prison time in a rare food-poisoning trial that advocates said sends a stern warning to others who may be tempted to place profits over safety.
Study: Pancreatic Cancer Will Be 2nd Deadliest By 2020Lung cancer is currently the deadliest cancer, followed by colorectal and breast. But deaths from pancreatic and liver cancer are on the rise.
No Felony Charges In Pond Crash That Killed 2 ChildrenThere will be no felony charges filed against the driver of the car that plunged into a retention pond in St. Louis Park last fall, killing two young children, according to the Hennepin County Attorney's Office.
4 Dead Amid Norovirus Outbreak At Veterans HomeAuthorities are investigating an outbreak of norovirus at the Minnesota Veterans Home that may have been connected to four deaths last weekend. As of this point, officials said that there has been only one hospitalization they have confirmed to be connected with the outbreak.
Spike In Hep C Cases Blamed On Heroin Use, Dirty NeedlesMedical officials fear the rise of heroin abuse in Minnesota is connected to an increase in hepatitis C. Some suspect dirty needles may be to blame.
Child Care Infant Deaths Decline In MinnesotaState officials say infant deaths in child care settings dropped significantly in 2013. The Minnesota Department of Human Services says three babies died in licensed day care last year, the lowest number in 11 years.
2 MN Brothers, Ages 30 & 31, Die 10 Days ApartA Twin Cities family is dealing with the loss of two brothers who died within just 10 days of each other. Thirty-year-old Eric Kaupang died unexpectedly on Jan. 2 while on his way to work. His brother, 31-year-old Edwin Kaupang, died 10 days later from an undetected heart condition.
54 Die From Heroin In Hennepin County Last YearThe Hennepin County Sheriff's Office says 54 people died as a result of heroin overdoses in the county last year.