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5 INVESTIGATES: Man previously investigated for fraud, now charged with embezzling from church

Nov 14, 2019 08:30 PM EDT

Legal expert says Hennepin County Sheriff's investigators failed to follow up on key evidence in a fraud investigation, and that suspect later went on to steal tens of thousands of dollars ...


Man charged with sexual assault, burglary, kidnapping after pursuit, crash in Wisconsin

Nov 14, 2019 06:07 PM EDT

A St. Paul man who led police on a long chase that ended in Wisconsin Wednesday has now been charged ...


UPDATE: 2 teens dead after California school shooting

Nov 14, 2019 11:10 PM EDT

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva says a 14-year-old boy died at a hospital. Earlier, a 16-year-old girl died from the shooting at Saugus High School in the city of Santa Clarita ...


US lawmakers working to create nationwide mental health line

Nov 14, 2019 11:30 PM EDT

Lawmakers in Washington are looking at ways to make mental health support easier to access. The idea is to create a three-digit line - like 911 - to help people in crisis ...


Slight warmup heading into the weekend

Nov 14, 2019 11:25 PM EDT

KSTP Chief Meteorologist Dave Dahl said Friday should reach about 40 degrees with partly cloudy skies ...


Son hopes for justice for father, who was brutally attacked in south Minneapolis

Nov 14, 2019 09:00 PM EDT

Shirwa Hassan Jibril, 75, died earlier this week from injuries he suffered last week in the attack ...


Methodist Hospital partners with hijab company to create inclusive hijabs for staff, patients

Nov 14, 2019 07:17 PM EDT

A Twin Cities hospital is the first health care system in the country to collaborate with a local business and offer an exclusive line of hijabs in its gift shop for employees, volunteers and patients ...


Target expands training for employees on active shooter situations

Nov 14, 2019 07:18 PM EDT

Target is expanding their training for active shooter situations for all employees in stores, distribution centers and headquarters ...


20 people rescued from Upper Red Lake ice floe

Nov 14, 2019 07:57 PM EDT

The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office contacted Red Lake area resort owners this week asking for help in keeping people off the ice. Recent cold weather has resulted in the lake beginning to ice over earlier than usual.


Give to the Max Day: Second Harvest Heartland packs meals to celebrate day of giving

Nov 14, 2019 07:10 PM EDT

Thursday is also a day of giving, known as Give to the Max Day, which encourages people to donate to the organizations of their choice ...


Driver ID'd after high-speed pursuit; wanted in St. Louis Park rape, kidnapping case

Nov 14, 2019 11:32 AM EDT

A law enforcement source has confirmed to KSTP the driver of the vehicle has been identified as 51-year-old Jeffrey Morgan Groves. The chase started when the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force tried to execute an arrest warrant on the suspect wanted in a St. Louis Park kidnapping and rape case...


Dakota County Attorney: Use of force in Eagan officer-involved shooting justified

Nov 13, 2019 11:24 PM EDT

In a news release, Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom said the use of force by Eagan Police Officer Jacob Peterson and Bloomington Police Officers Matthew Ryan, Anthony Kiehl, Adam Stier and Daniel Nelson was justified ...


AP source: 2nd US official heard Trump call with Sondland

Nov 14, 2019 11:59 AM EDT

A second U.S. embassy staffer in Kyiv overheard a key cellphone call between President Donald Trump and his ambassador to the European Union discussing the need for Ukrainian officials to pursue "investigations," The Associated Press has learned...


Event to honor life of Rebecca Veeck, daughter of St. Paul Saints owner

Nov 14, 2019 06:20 AM EDT

The life of Rebecca Veeck, daughter of St. Paul Saints owner and president Mike Veeck, will be celebrated next month in Charleston, South Carolina...


Prominent U of M professor who expensed luxury trips resigns

Nov 13, 2019 10:11 PM EDT

A University of Minnesota professor who was convicted of domestic assault and who was under investigation for questionable spending of taxpayer money at the university has now resigned, 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS has learned ...


Next up in impeachment hearings: A parade of key witnesses

Nov 14, 2019 06:48 AM EDT

Several more witnesses scheduled to testify in the House impeachment hearings over the next week are expected to say they too worried about President Donald Trump's push for Ukraine to investigate Democrats as the U.S. withheld military aid from the country...


Nonprofit hopes VR law enforcement trainer reinforces trust in real world

Nov 13, 2019 06:25 PM EDT

The Institute for Lawful, Safe and Effective Policing (ILSEP) runs the program, which puts officers through scenarios designed to show how implicit bias comes into play in high-stress scenarios ...


Senate Finance Committee hearing on mismanagement of state money in St. Paul

Nov 13, 2019 08:00 PM EDT

In St. Paul Wednesday afternoon, a hearing to find out more about the mismanagement of state contracts took place. It all started with overpayments by the Department of Human Services, totaling $29 million to two Native American tribes for opioid programs...


Minnesota leads in lung cancer survival rate, behind in critical scans

Nov 13, 2019 07:45 PM EDT

Dudek said smokers who've smoked a pack a day for 30 years or two packs a day for 15 years, or those who have quit in the past 15 years, are at highest risk and should get the scan ...


Clouds move out, warmer afternoon expected on Thursday

Nov 13, 2019 11:28 PM EDT

The high on Thursday is 34 in the Twin Cities. Northern Minnesota will see highs in the upper 20s and southern Minnesota will see a range of high 20s to low 30s...


Bicyclist hit, killed in Brooklyn Park

Nov 13, 2019 07:12 PM EDT

Authorities were at the scene of a fatal crash involving a bicyclist in Brooklyn Park Wednesday morning ...


IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY: Taylor grilled about Trump's hold on Ukraine aid

Nov 13, 2019 07:40 PM EDT

The House has opened the first public hearing in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump ...


Minnesota Supreme Court to hear arguments on Bde Maka Ska naming process

Nov 13, 2019 06:44 AM EDT

Wednesday, the Minnesota Supreme Court will hear arguments on the name of Bde Maka Ska, which was once named Lake Calhoun...


History in the making: Trump impeachment hearing underway

Nov 13, 2019 10:16 AM EDT

The U.S. House launched the first public hearing Wednesday of Donald Trump's impeachment investigation, the extraordinary process to determine whether the 45th president of the United States should be removed from office...


Costco warns of scam offering $75 coupons

Nov 13, 2019 12:43 PM EDT

According to a Facebook post from the company, the scam offering $75 is a "recurring hoax." ...


75-year-old victim in Minneapolis assault dies, suspect charged with second-degree murder

Nov 13, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

The Minneapolis Police Department aid the identity of the victim and the cause of death will be released by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office ...


Police identify victim killed Sunday in St. Paul shooting

Nov 12, 2019 01:08 PM EDT

St. Paul police identified the victim of the fatal shooting Sunday at Rice and Wayzata streets ...


Parents confront school officials after teacher allegedly grabbed student by throat at Harambee Elementary School

Nov 12, 2019 11:08 PM EDT

According to an incident report, Maplewood police responded to a report of alleged child abuse at Harambee Elementary School on Oct. 9 ...


Bloomington eyes Valley View Park for possible $85-million community center

Nov 12, 2019 11:21 PM EDT

It has a lot of history tucked on 34-acres along 90th Street between Portland and Nicollet Avenues, and there is a chance Valley View Park's nearly 70-year history could change significantly ...


Twins' Baldelli tops Yanks' Boone for AL Manager of the Year

Nov 12, 2019 06:33 PM EDT

Baldelli took over a team that won 78 games in 2018 and pushed them to 101 victories and an AL Central title ...


UPDATE: Redevelopment planned for former Ford plant site in St. Paul

Nov 12, 2019 06:10 PM EDT

Tuesday, Gov. Tim Walz and St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter made what they are calling a major announcement about the former Ford plant site...


VIDEO: Plane makes emergency landing at Anoka County Airport

Nov 12, 2019 09:44 PM EDT

A plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Blaine ...


Fleck presents Saturday's game ball to Walz on behalf of Minnesota

Nov 12, 2019 07:24 PM EDT

After Saturday's big win over Penn St., Fleck presented a game ball to the entire state in the locker room. Walz later posted on social media that he'd be happy to accept the game ball on behalf of all Minnesotans ...


Investigation into infant death underway in Crow Wing County

Nov 12, 2019 06:01 PM EDT

According to a release from the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office, a 911 call was recieved at about 2 p.m. reporting an unresponsive infant at a residence in Crow Wing Township ...


SURVEY: Many young people say high school diploma is enough

Nov 12, 2019 07:44 PM EDT

More than half of Americans ages 13 through 29 do see college as a path to economic success. Still, about 4 in 10 believe a bachelor's degree prepares people only somewhat well, or even poorly, for today's economy...


Malnourished dog found in Dunn County, Wis., on the mend, arrest made

Nov 12, 2019 06:46 PM EDT

According to an update from the Dunn County Humane Society, the dog, whom they've named Gabriel, now weighs 44 pounds, meaning he has gained about 20 pounds since arriving at the shelter...


Forgotten Tours: Vets' extra service left out of retirement pay

Nov 11, 2019 09:22 PM EDT

An accounting failure by a financial arm of the Department of Defense caused at least one Minnesota veteran with 33 years of service to miss out on tens of thousands of dollars in retirement pay, and it could also be affecting other veterans who served their country more than once, a 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS investigation has found...


Hunting Season Guide

Nov 08, 2019 07:34 AM EDT

There are a variety of hunting and trapping seasons in Minnesota. Here's a guide to help you prepare...


P.J. Fleck named Dodd Trophy Coach of the Week

Nov 12, 2019 11:48 AM EDT

The award honors a coach who led his team to a significant victory during the previous week while also embodying the award's three pillars of scholarship, leadership and integrity ...


Minneapolis Police Department helping the homeless stay warm

Nov 12, 2019 09:41 AM EDT

Lt. Grant Snyder with the Minneapolis Police Department spent his Monday driving around Nicollet Mall making sure those in need have what they need to stay warm ...


Record-breaking cold freezing Minnesota lakes early

Nov 12, 2019 10:50 AM EDT

Record-breaking cold temperatures are freezing Minnesota lakes weeks earlier than normal...


UPDATE: Former President Jimmy Carter out of surgery

Nov 12, 2019 10:18 AM EDT

Jimmy Carter's spokeswoman says the former president is recovering at Emory University Hospital following surgery to relieve pressure from bleeding on his brain...


Police, family warn about street drug known as 'Mexican Oxy'

Nov 11, 2019 11:13 PM EDT

Authorities are issuing a new warning concerning a drug known on the street as Mexican Oxy, M-Box or Oxy 30 ...


More chilly weather expected Tuesday

Nov 11, 2019 11:25 PM EDT

Temperatures are expected to rise a little Tuesday, reaching the low 20s, according to Dahl ...


St. Paul community activist battles to keep going amid violence

Nov 11, 2019 07:08 PM EDT

The latest murder on Rice Street over the weekend happened down the way from Dora Jones-Robinson's Mentoring Young Adults office in St. Paul.


Local company packs winter survival kits for homeless veterans

Nov 11, 2019 07:12 PM EDT

A group of employees from ECMC Group in downtown Minneapolis spent part of Veterans Day packing 250 cold-weather survival kits for homeless veterans ...


Early November cold snap puts some into the spirit of the season early

Nov 11, 2019 07:18 PM EDT

Many are talking about record-breaking cold, and it's only November ...


Long Lake couple makes deal on ABC's Shark Tank

Nov 11, 2019 07:28 PM EDT

It was a whirlwind of a pitch for Gina and Scott Davis. The couple appeared on Shark Tank with their dog Jonesey, hoping to get an investment in their business, Dog Threads, which clothes both people and pups ...


Former President Jimmy Carter enters hospital for surgery

Nov 12, 2019 06:47 AM EDT

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was admitted to a hospital on Monday evening for a surgery to relieve pressure on his brain, caused by bleeding due to his recent falls, his spokeswoman said...


Minnesota veteran creates 'Busy Baby Mat'

Nov 11, 2019 07:29 PM EDT

It's the first-ever 100 percent food-grade silicone place mat that has suction cups in each corner ...