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Police officer shoots, kills man in St. Paul's Midway neighborhood after physical altercation

Sep 16, 2019 12:28 AM EDT

Police stated that a vehicle rear-ended a St. Paul Police squad car that was stopped at a stop sign, and the man exited the car with a knife.

Duluth officials announce arrest of suspect in synagogue fire

Sep 15, 2019 09:14 PM EDT

Duluth officials announced the arrest of 36-year-old Duluth resident Matthew John Amiot in connection to the fire that destroyed Adas Israel Synagogue early Monday morning ...

UAW says its 49K members at GM plants will go on strike

Sep 15, 2019 01:01 PM EDT

On Saturday, UAW Vice President Terry Dittes said in a letter to GM members that after months of bargaining, both the union and GM were far apart on issues such as wages, health care, temporary employees, job security and profit-sharing ...

Organized ride shows cyclists how extended Greenway into St. Paul would look

Sep 16, 2019 01:08 AM EDT

Some 200 riders pedaled close to the path where an extended Greenway would connect Minneapolis to St. Paul and provide safe access for cyclists across the proposed Short Line Bridge.

Bike tour showcases Minneapolis trails

Sep 15, 2019 10:09 PM EDT

Thousands of people had the chance to experience the Minneapolis park and byway system without any traffic on Sunday.

More heat on the way for Monday

Sep 16, 2019 01:03 AM EDT

Meteorologist Jonathan Yuhas says Monday could hit a high of 85.

Having problems receiving Channel 5.2?

Sep 11, 2019 04:08 PM EDT

If you receive your television stations via an antenna of any kind, you may need to perform the "rescan" function on your television set to continue to receive KSTC and its associated channels, which are seen on your television as channels 5.2 through 5.6. ...

Trolley catches fire on Highway 36 in St. Paul

Sep 14, 2019 11:37 PM EDT

Authorities responded to a flaming trolley on Highway 36 near Cleveland Avenue in St. Paul on Saturday.

Packers ride Rodgers' hot start to 21-16 win over Vikings

Sep 15, 2019 11:15 PM EDT

Aaron Rodgers threw two early touchdowns and the Green Bay Packers held on for a 21-16 win over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday

9th annual 'Great River Race' takes over the Mississippi River in St. Paul

Sep 14, 2019 11:51 PM EDT

With 29 canoes and hundreds of people on the Mississippi River at the Hidden Falls Regional Park in St. Paul, the organization raised over $100,000 ...

Irwin Jacobs estate sale stopped by restraining order

Sep 14, 2019 06:38 PM EDT

Irwin Jacobs and Alexandra Jacobs son and daughter, Mark Jacobs and Trisha Blake , scheduled the estate sale to take place at 10:00 a.m. Saturday morning according to a court filing ...

St. Paul Attorney's Office launches new program to give offenders a second chance

Sep 14, 2019 11:40 PM EDT

The Saint Paul City Attorney's Office is taking a new approach combat crime.

Red Lake Nation breaks ground on new low-income housing development in Minneapolis

Sep 14, 2019 11:38 PM EDT

Tribal leaders with the Red Lake Nation broke ground Saturday on a new affordable housing complex, intended to provide stable housing for tribe members and other Native community members in Minneapolis ...

Saudi Arabia: Drone attacks knocked out half its oil supply

Sep 14, 2019 06:50 PM EDT

Yemen's Houthi rebels launched drone attacks on the world's largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oil field Saturday, sparking huge fires and halting about half of the supplies from the world's largest exporter of oil.

2 shootings leave 2 injured overnight in St. Paul

Sep 14, 2019 06:34 PM EDT

Two shootings have left 2 people injured in St. Paul. The shootings occurred at 8:45 p.m. Friday night and 3:05 a.m. Saturday morning ...

Heat makes a comeback starting Sunday

Sep 14, 2019 11:21 PM EDT

A band of heat from the south will move into the area throughout Sunday and could stick around as late as Thursday.

Arden Hills tobacco shop sues city over flavored tobacco ban

Sep 13, 2019 11:14 PM EDT

This summer, city council members voted to raise the minimum purchase age of tobacco to 21 and also to ban the sale of any flavored tobacco products...

2 dead in Andover head-on crash

Sep 14, 2019 11:38 AM EDT

The crash occurred in the area of 165th Avenue Northwest and Northwest Makah Street...

Real-time prescription drug pricing tool helps save patients money

Sep 13, 2019 07:30 PM EDT

A real-time prescription pricing tool embedded in patients' electronic health record shows patients right there in the doctor's office how much they will pay for a prescription based on their specific insurance coverage and their pharmacy...

Temps rebound this weekend, scattered showers possible Saturday

Sep 13, 2019 11:23 PM EDT

Some scattered showers and storms are possible, particularly in the afternoon and evening hours ...

CDC: 3 in 10 Minnesota adults are obese

Sep 13, 2019 07:45 PM EDT

Minnesota's adult obesity rate has climbed above 30% for the first time...

So Minnesota: Wild's new mascot dog 'Breezer' will help veteran

Sep 13, 2019 09:43 PM EDT

There's a new member on the Minnesota Wild's roster this season and he has four legs ...

Arrest made in connection to Duluth synagogue fire

Sep 13, 2019 08:38 PM EDT

Duluth Police announced a press conference to be held Saturday morning regarding the arrest ...

'Closed Until Further Notice' sign posted at Lakeland City Hall

Sep 13, 2019 07:28 PM EDT

Lakeland is a community of around 1,700 residents on the banks of the St. Croix River in Washington County...

Golden Valley man charged with manslaughter for headbutting man who later died from injuries

Sep 13, 2019 08:11 PM EDT

A criminal complaint states that officers were called to Hennepin County Medical Center at about 4:02 p.m. on July 29 to investigate an assault ...

Man charged in connection to Phillips neighborhood homicide

Sep 13, 2019 05:39 PM EDT

A criminal complaint states 66-year-old Larry Joe Foster faces one count of second-degree murder ...

Minneapolis City Council passes ordinance to strengthen protection for renters

Sep 13, 2019 07:32 PM EDT

According to the city, the ordinance goes into effect on June 1, 2020. For property owners with 15 units or less, the ordinance goes into effect Dec.1, 2020 ...

Huffman gets 14 days behind bars in college scam

Sep 13, 2019 04:12 PM EDT

She was also given a $30,000 fine, 250 hours of community service and a year of supervised release ...

Barron County authorities investigate crash, stabbing deaths that appear to be related

Sep 13, 2019 02:49 PM EDT

Jackson was pronounced dead at the scene and Tourville was transported to Mayo Hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening. Shortly after the crash, at 10:51 a.m Thursday, the department recieved a 911 call regarding a woman deceased from a stab wound ...

Man charged in connection to North Minneapolis homicide

Sep 13, 2019 12:22 PM EDT

A criminal complaint states Michael Lashone Ferguson faces one count of second-degree murder and one count of possession of a firearm by an ineligible person ...

Preparations underway to prevent flooding in Northfield

Sep 13, 2019 07:01 AM EDT

Police are warning people in Northfield about the threat of flooding from the rising Cannon River...

Major traffic delays expected in the east, west metro this weekend

Sep 13, 2019 07:10 AM EDT

Summery weather is back in the forecast this weekend, just in time for a number of road closures...

After racist slur discovered, students praise how St. Thomas handled the incident

Sep 12, 2019 11:15 PM EDT

Students said while they're impressed by the robust response, they are still shocked and saddened to learn of incidents like this ...

Minnesota State Fair audio shows chaotic, violent final weekend

Sep 12, 2019 11:13 PM EDT

Minnesota State Fair Police audio captured a chaotic and violent final weekend with nine fights, a gun recovered, an officer assaulted and a shooting just outside the Fair entrance on Labor Day night ...

Liberal, moderate divide on display in Democratic debate

Sep 13, 2019 03:32 PM EDT

Joe Biden parried attack after attack from liberal rivals Thursday night on everything from health care to immigration in a debate that showcased profound ideological divides between the Democratic Party's moderate and progressive wings...

Murdered St. Paul firefighter laid to rest

Sep 12, 2019 07:16 PM EDT

A Saint Paul firefighter was laid to rest Thursday morning after he was found shot to death inside his home on Labor Day ...

AP FACT CHECK: Claims from the Democratic debate

Sep 12, 2019 11:33 PM EDT

Ten Democrats seeking the presidency sparred Thursday night in a sprawling debate that put all qualifying contenders on the same stage for the first time ...

Headstone found in Central Minnesota lake

Sep 12, 2019 07:52 PM EDT

It's a mystery in central Minnesota. A relic dating back nearly 100 years from a cemetery in Fosston was found in the bottom of Little Rock Lake in Rice ...

Cooler but dry Friday before weekend warmup

Sep 12, 2019 10:51 PM EDT

KSTP Chief Meteorologist Dave Dahl said Friday will still be partly cloudy, but it at least appears it will be dry ...

Hell's Kitchen restaurant to become employee-owned

Sep 13, 2019 07:11 AM EDT

A Minneapolis restaurant will soon be entirely employee-owned...

Democratic lawmaker resigns from U of M post amid questions

Sep 12, 2019 08:57 PM EDT

A Minnesota representative has requested an investigation into how a legislator got a paid fellowship position at the University of Minnesota...

More rainfall increases threat of flooding in downtown Northfield

Sep 12, 2019 07:16 PM EDT

City officials are sending out warnings to homeowners and businesses located near the Cannon River that flooding is a real concern over the next couple days ...

Chanhassen child to appear on big screen in Times Square for National Down Syndrome Society

Sep 12, 2019 07:29 PM EDT

A photo of Menya was one of 500 selected to be shown in Times Square during the annual National Down Syndrome Society's video presentation ...

Tornado watch for parts of southern Minnesota cancelled

Sep 12, 2019 07:19 PM EDT

Some flash flood watches are still in effect Thursday in Minnesota ...

Democratic debate: Top 2020 contenders finally on same stage

Sep 12, 2019 07:43 PM EDT

Despite the miles traveled, the tens of millions of dollars raised and the ceaseless churn of policy papers, the Democratic primary has been remarkably static for months with Joe Biden leading in polls and Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders vying to be the progressive alternative. That stability is under threat on Thursday...

15-year-old charged in connection to fatal St. Paul shooting

Sep 12, 2019 05:40 PM EDT

A statement from the Ramsey County Attorney's Office said the teen was charged as a juvenile of one count of first-degree murder and two counts of second-degree assault ...

MDH: 28 cases of lung injuries related to vaping reported in state

Sep 12, 2019 04:06 PM EDT

MDH said Thursday that another 13 cases are under review at this time ...

St. Thomas to hold multiple events following report of racist incident

Sep 12, 2019 01:16 PM EDT

A statement from the school said late Wednesday night, students reported finding a racist word traced in dust on a bathroom window in a residence hall ...

R. Kelly a no-show in court on Minnesota solicitation charge

Sep 12, 2019 03:46 PM EDT

Kelly, who is jailed in Chicago on sexual abuse and other counts, was charged in Minnesota in August with soliciting the girl after meeting her before a concert in Minneapolis ...

Bat captured in downtown Minneapolis tests positive for rabies

Sep 12, 2019 04:33 PM EDT

MDH says the bat was found near the corner of Marquette Avenue and 6th Street on Tuesday ...