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Family believes body found in Roseville belongs to missing Stillwater man

Mar 23, 2019 11:34 PM EDT

Kaila Holmes, Bell's fiancee, confirmed that the body was Bell's on Saturday after posting on Facebook that he was no longer missing...


Water patrols prepare for flood waters in Ramsey County

Mar 23, 2019 11:37 PM EDT

The water patrol unit launched a handful of boats for the first time this year from Watergate Marina...


Gophers lose big to Michigan State, ending season

Mar 23, 2019 11:31 PM EDT

The Gophers had to play without star forward Jordan Murphy, who had back spasms and was forced out after only four minutes of action in the first half...


Motorcyclists test skills on state's virtual simulator

Mar 23, 2019 06:36 PM EDT

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety used the opportunity to get its SMARTrainer ready to ride for motorcyclists. The interactive simulator lets people test out their skills in a virtual experience...


Clouds move in on Sunday, temperatures remain in 50s

Mar 23, 2019 11:37 PM EDT

KSTP meteorologist Nicole Mitchell says there will be a slight chance for some morning sprinkles of rain Sunday...


Volunteers, state officials fill 10,000 sandbags in Hastings

Mar 23, 2019 07:39 PM EDT

Hundreds of volunteers spent the morning bagging sand in Hastings, preparing for potential flooding.


Edina police standoff ends safely with one in custody

Mar 23, 2019 07:12 PM EDT

A St. Paul man is now in custody after a four-hour standoff with Edina police Saturday...


Police: Body discovered in Roseville

Mar 23, 2019 08:13 AM EDT

A release said a citizen had been in the area of the northeast corner of Dale Street and Roselawn Avenue looking for shed antlers when they spotted a body near some trees in a vacant lot ...


Prosecutors: Body shop helped authorities ID driver in fatal St. Paul hit-and-run

Mar 23, 2019 08:34 AM EDT

The teen faces one count of criminal vehicular homicide, a juvenile petition states ..


Congress and the country wait for findings in Mueller report

Mar 23, 2019 08:44 AM EDT

Special counsel Robert Mueller closed his long and contentious Russia investigation with no new charges, ending the probe that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump's presidency...


Gophers to face Spartans in NCAA tournament second round

Mar 23, 2019 08:25 AM EDT

Two Big Ten teams will meet in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2000 when No. 2 seed Michigan State faces No. 10 seed Minnesota in the second round...


Scott County leaders assess flooding damage at Valley Green Park

Mar 22, 2019 11:19 PM EDT

It has been a week since Sand Creek surged in Jordan, flooding homes in the Valley Green Park community. It was days before some people could return home ...


Sunny sky, warm weather expected Saturday

Mar 22, 2019 11:22 PM EDT

KSTP Meteorologist Wren Clair said temperatures could reach the mid-50s by Saturday afternoon ...


Flooding impact continues to be felt across Minnesota

Mar 22, 2019 07:40 PM EDT

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety's Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division states 29 of Minnesota's 87 counties are currently dealing with some sort of flooding or ice jams ...


Mueller concludes Russia-Trump probe; no new indictments

Mar 22, 2019 11:34 PM EDT

Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday turned over his long-awaited final report on the contentious Russia investigation, ending a probe that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump's presidency with no new charges but launching a fresh wave of political battles over the still-confidential findings ...


Scooters coming back to the Twin Cities, but with more regulation

Mar 22, 2019 09:36 PM EDT

The scooters from Bird and Lime made their debut in the Twin Cities last summer ...


Minneapolis Police seek public's help in identifying suspect in armed robbery

Mar 22, 2019 11:34 PM EDT

According to a news release, on March 10, three suspects walked into a T-Mobile on the 1700 block of New Brighton Boulevard and pulled a gun on the employees and forced them into a back room where they were tied up ...


Suspect in case of Minnesota student slain in Netherlands appears in court

Mar 22, 2019 12:40 PM EDT

The roommate accused of fatally stabbing a Minnesota student studying abroad made a court appearance Friday morning...


Walz unveils revised budget proposal

Mar 22, 2019 08:23 PM EDT

In February, Walz rolled out a $49.5 billion budget with increases in spending on education and health and human services. The new budget contains $131 million in spending reductions from the original proposal ...


Minneapolis high school program '100 Black Men Strong' focuses on mentorship, identity

Mar 22, 2019 06:46 PM EDT

Patrick Henry High School's 100 Black Men Strong is in its fifth year ...


Permit issued for PolyMet mine project

Mar 22, 2019 09:43 AM EDT

A permit has been issued for PolyMet's NorthMet mining project...


Fire department says cause of Grain Exchange blaze undetermined

Mar 22, 2019 01:07 PM EDT

A release Friday said the investigation will remain open pending additional evidence that could determine a cause ...


Flooding preparations continue in St. Paul

Mar 22, 2019 12:11 PM EDT

City officials have already declared a local flood emergency, a procedural declaration that is part of the city's flood response plan ...


Bar None facility faces two dozen citations for cleanliness, training & safety issues

Mar 21, 2019 11:36 PM EDT

A center meant to help children in Anoka County is accused of two dozen violations.


Flashback Friday: Minneapolis Lakers' final game shared space with another big hoops moment 59 years ago

Mar 22, 2019 11:26 AM EDT

The Lakers' loss to the St. Louis Hawks in Game 7 of the 1960 NBA Western Division Finals came on the same day tiny Edgerton captured the state high school title ...


Key bills on MNLARS, disaster relief and sexual harassment moving at legislature

Mar 21, 2019 07:40 PM EDT

With less than two months until adjournment, some key pieces of legislation regarding MNLARS, disaster relief and sexual harassment law moved off the Minnesota Senate and House floors Thursday ...


Fans hopeful as Gophers move forward in NCAA Tournament

Mar 22, 2019 08:17 AM EDT

Minnesota Gophers fans are feeling the March Madness fever...


Prison program working to help inmates and inspire change

Mar 21, 2019 08:27 PM EDT

The Prison Fellowship Academy aims to take incarcerated men and women through a holistic life transformation process where they are mentored to become restored individuals both inside and outside of prison ...


Pleasant, sunny day on Friday

Mar 21, 2019 10:45 PM EDT

KSTP Meteorologist Wren Clair says high pressure will keep things quiet and sunny into Saturday, with the next storm system likely arriving Sunday ...


Hastings vineyard cleaning up after flooding forces temporary closure

Mar 21, 2019 11:16 PM EDT

Alexis Bailly Vineyards in Hastings is cleaning up from what the owner is calling the worst flooding they've ever faced ...


Judge blocks laws limiting powers of Wisconsin governor

Mar 21, 2019 06:06 PM EDT

Republican legislative leaders vowed to appeal and predicted the ruling would ultimately be overturned. Wisconsin's Supreme Court, which would have the final say, is controlled 4-3 by conservatives ...


Gophers beat Louisville to advance in NCAA Tournament

Mar 22, 2019 12:53 AM EDT

Freshman Gabe Kalscheur led the Gophers with 24 points...


Police investigating fatal crash involving pedestrian in St. Paul

Mar 21, 2019 05:26 PM EDT

Authorities were at the scene of a fatal crash involving a pedestrian in St. Paul Thursday...


Milwaukee woman charged with aiding man accused of killing mother of 2-year-old

Mar 22, 2019 06:58 AM EDT

A Milwaukee woman has been charged in connection with the case of Dariaz Higgins, the man accused of killing 24-year-old Sierra Robinson, the mother of 2-year-old Noelani Robinson who was abducted and found dead last week...


Minneapolis to lift winter parking restrictions Friday morning

Mar 21, 2019 05:07 PM EDT

The city implemented the restrictions Feb. 27 after significant snow accumulation had narrowed city streets, making access difficult for emergency vehicles ...


Hundreds of volunteers fill sandbags in Stillwater

Mar 21, 2019 08:28 PM EDT

Stillwater asked for volunteers to help fill sandbags and the demand was filled within hours ...


Major ice jam released on Minnesota River between Mankato, St. Peter

Mar 21, 2019 04:15 PM EDT

A major ice jam that formed between Mankato and St. Peter released late Wednesday afternoon, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation ...


University of Minnesota employee charged with computer theft, blames robbers

Mar 21, 2019 12:59 PM EDT

Michael McDaniel, 34, of Lilydale, made his first court appearance last week and was released without bond on the conditions that he remain law-abiding, make all of his court appearances and stay out of casinos...


St. Louis Park lifts winter parking restrictions

Mar 21, 2019 05:13 PM EDT

City officials in St. Louis Park announced Thursday winter parking restrictions have been lifted...


Minnesota millionaire receives food stamps; Lawmaker tries to close loophole

Mar 20, 2019 11:21 PM EDT

Rob Undersander told 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS he was doing research in 2017 to help other people navigate the world of retirement and government benefits when he discovered he qualified for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, which is commonly referred to as food stamps...


St. Paul bracing for Mississippi River flooding, volunteers mobilize in Stillwater

Mar 21, 2019 08:50 AM EDT

St. Paul is bracing for spring flooding as the Mississippi River rises with rapidly melting snow...


Bridge closings on Minnesota River announced as flooding continues

Mar 20, 2019 09:42 PM EDT

In Carver County, the Chaska Police Department announced the Minnesota Department of Transportation is planning to close the Highway 41 bridge over the Minnesota River beginning at 9 a.m. Friday due to expected flooding concerns ...


Hands-free bill not a done deal yet in Minnesota Senate

Mar 20, 2019 07:45 PM EDT

Supporters of bills to require only hands-free use of cellphones while driving started the Minnesota Legislative session with a great deal of optimism the new law would pass early in the session. Two months later the legislation still isn't a done deal...


NCAA Tournament: Let the games begin

Mar 21, 2019 07:47 AM EDT

Reigning national champion Villanova will be in action along with Michigan, the runner-up from a year ago, while Belmont and Murray State open the NCAA Tournament as trendy upset picks...


Flooding leaves just one way in and out of Henderson

Mar 20, 2019 11:18 PM EDT

Flood gates had already gone up in the community earlier than city officials originally anticipated as the Minnesota River continues to rise ...


Mix of sun and clouds expected Thursday

Mar 20, 2019 11:25 PM EDT

Thursday's high temp will get close to 50 again, but expect some more clouds and a little breezier conditions later in the day ...


Teen identified as driver in fatal St. Paul hit-and-run

Mar 20, 2019 11:16 PM EDT

A 22-year-old woman died after being hit Saturday morning ...


Minnesota National Guard troops to assist Nebraska after devastating floods

Mar 20, 2019 06:19 PM EDT

The National Guard will send one CH-47 Chinook helicopter and 10 personnel to support flood response operations in Nebraska, which has been devastated by historic flooding ...


City of St. Paul declares flood emergency to prepare for upcoming spring flooding

Mar 20, 2019 07:18 PM EDT

The declaration permits St. Paul Emergency Management to request and coordinate the appropriate aid and resources from surrouding areas ...


Arden Hills declines Ramsey County's request to end agreement on Rice Creek Commons

Mar 20, 2019 05:54 PM EDT

In a letter Wednesday, the Arden Hills city attorney declined Ramsey County's request to terminate the joint powers agreement for Rice Creek Commons, a redevelopment project that had been slated for 427 acres of a former ammunition plant ...