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  • Minnesota Zoo rescues abandoned moose calves

    Minnesota Zoo rescues abandoned moose calves

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:31 PM EDT2014-07-23 02:31:17 GMT
    The moose population in Minnesota is dropping drastically, and no one seems to know why -- but while the chances of seeing a moose in the wild keep dwindling, the odds of spotting one at the zoo are a sure bet.
    The moose population in Minnesota is dropping drastically, and no one seems to know why -- but while the chances of seeing a moose in the wild keep dwindling, the odds of spotting one at the zoo are a sure bet.
  • Winona State football player dies during on-campus workout

    Winona State football player dies during on-campus workout

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:54 PM EDT2014-07-23 01:54:41 GMT
    The Winona State University campus is shocked and grieving after a 22-year-old student and member of the team's football team collapsed and died on campus during a work-out with his teammates.Sean Afryl, 22, only recently transferred to Winona from the University of Illinois, where he played football for three seasons. Even though he had only just signed on to become a Winona State Warrior a few weeks ago, his coach said he quickly became a valued member of the team."A fun-loving guy," Coach ...
    The Winona State University campus is shocked and grieving after a 22-year-old student and member of the team's football team collapsed and died on campus during a work-out with his teammates.Sean Afryl, 22, only recently transferred to Winona from the University of Illinois, where he played football for three seasons. Even though he had only just signed on to become a Winona State Warrior a few weeks ago, his coach said he quickly became a valued member of the team."A fun-loving guy," Coach ...
  • FAA stops all flights to and from Israel

    FAA stops all flights to and from Israel

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:24 PM EDT2014-07-23 01:24:35 GMT

    The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday ordered U.S. airlines to stop from flying to Israel after a rocket exploded just one mile from Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv. Delta had already suspended its flights to and from Israel indefinitely.

    The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday ordered U.S. airlines to stop from flying to Israel after a rocket exploded just one mile from Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv. Delta had already suspended its flights to and from Israel indefinitely.


  • The future of the former Ford assembly plant

    The future of the former Ford assembly plant

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:09 PM EDT2014-07-23 01:09:37 GMT
    With demolition almost complete, the dreams of what the site of the former Ford assembly plant in St. Paul are getting bigger -- but the final fate of the 122-acre site may be decided by soil tests.
    With demolition almost complete, the dreams of what the site of the former Ford assembly plant in St. Paul are getting bigger -- but the final fate of the 122-acre site may be decided by soil tests.
  • 'Rich door, poor door' plan sparks criticism in NYC

    'Rich door, poor door' plan sparks criticism in NYC

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:49 PM EDT2014-07-23 00:49:30 GMT
    City leaders in the Big Apple have approved a plan for a condo tower that will allow wealthier occupants of luxury condos to enter one door while requiring lower-income residents to use another.
    City leaders in the Big Apple have approved a plan for a condo tower that will allow wealthier occupants of luxury condos to enter one door while requiring lower-income residents to use another.
  • Brynn's Smile Box helps with cleft lip, palate recovery

    Brynn's Smile Box helps with cleft lip, palate recovery

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:38 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:38:36 GMT
    A Minnesota family that struggled to find a support system after their newborn was born with a cleft lip and palate is working to make connecting a bit easier so that other families can find their smiles once more.
    A Minnesota family that struggled to find a support system after their newborn was born with a cleft lip and palate is working to make connecting a bit easier so that other families can find their smiles once more.
  • PHOTO: 'Disgraceful' sign at church in Oak Park Heights

    PHOTO: 'Disgraceful' sign at church in Oak Park Heights

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:46 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:46:27 GMT
    Residents in the Stillwater area were shocked to see a sign next to a local church display the message "God bless the KKK" on Monday, and police in the small Minnesota town of Oak Park Heights are looking into it.
    Residents in the Stillwater area were shocked to see a sign next to a local church display the message "God bless the KKK" on Monday, and police in the small Minnesota town of Oak Park Heights are looking into it.
  • Cordarrelle Patterson makes Vikings fans do tricks for tickets

    Cordarrelle Patterson makes Vikings fans do tricks for tickets

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:16 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:16:42 GMT
    With just a few days to go before the Vikings hit the road to Mankato for training camp, single-game tickets go on sale Tuesday.
    With just a few days to go before the Vikings hit the road to Mankato for training camp, single-game tickets go on sale Tuesday.
  • Candlelight vigil honors Monticello doctor killed in crash

    Candlelight vigil honors Monticello doctor killed in crash

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 3:21 PM EDT2014-07-22 19:21:33 GMT
    Over the years, he helped bring hundreds of people into the world -- but Monticello Dr. Eric Lefebvre's sudden death in an unusual weekend crash shocked those whose lives he touched.
    Over the years, he helped bring hundreds of people into the world -- but Monticello Dr. Eric Lefebvre's sudden death in an unusual weekend crash shocked those whose lives he touched.
  • DEFENSE: Ventura 'is either deluding himself or telling you things that aren't true'

    DEFENSE: Ventura 'is either deluding himself or telling you things that aren't true'

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 3:18 PM EDT2014-07-22 19:18:10 GMT
    The Jesse Ventura defamation trial is now in the hands of a ten-person jury, going into deliberations at the federal courthouse in St. Paul with a lot to consider. Each side got exactly one hour to make their final statements to the jury this morning, and both attorneys delivered compelling arguments.
    The Jesse Ventura defamation trial is now in the hands of a ten-person jury, going into deliberations at the federal courthouse in St. Paul with a lot to consider. Each side got exactly one hour to make their final statements to the jury this morning, and both attorneys delivered compelling arguments.
  • Minnesota AG: For-profit colleges 'exploited dream' of police hopefuls

    Minnesota AG: For-profit colleges 'exploited dream' of police hopefuls

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:45 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:45:08 GMT
    Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Minnesota School of Business and Globe University for misleading marketing and aggressive enrollment tactics that target criminal justice students, despite degree programs that don't lead to careers as police officers.
    Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Minnesota School of Business and Globe University for misleading marketing and aggressive enrollment tactics that target criminal justice students, despite degree programs that don't lead to careers as police officers.
  • 5 things Minneapolis wants before renewing Pedal Pub's license

    5 things Minneapolis wants before renewing Pedal Pub's license

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:42 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:42:54 GMT
    From bro dates to bachelorette parties, pedal pubs have become a popular group activity in the Twin Cities, but with 38 Minneapolis citizen complaints cited against the party on wheels, the City Council will hear a list of demands regarding tighter regulations at a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday.
    From bro dates to bachelorette parties, pedal pubs have become a popular group activity in the Twin Cities, but with 38 Minneapolis citizen complaints cited against the party on wheels, the City Council will hear a list of demands regarding tighter regulations at a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday.
  • FRESH FRUIT RECALL: Possible listeria risk in fruit sold at Trader Joe's, Costco

    FRESH FRUIT RECALL: Possible listeria risk in fruit sold at Trader Joe's, Costco

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:23 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:23:14 GMT
    Fresh fruit sold at Trader Joes’s, Costco and other retailers via a California-based distributor is being recalled nationwide due to possible listeria contamination.
    Fresh fruit sold at Trader Joes’s, Costco and other retailers via a California-based distributor is being recalled nationwide due to possible listeria contamination.
  • Strong storms boom in NW Minnesota, heat simmers Tuesday

    Strong storms boom in NW Minnesota, heat simmers Tuesday

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:31 AM EDT2014-07-22 13:31:03 GMT
    After a sweltering start to the work week, strong storms moved in Monday night but remained primarily northwest of the metro with strong winds and large hail.
    After a sweltering start to the work week, strong storms moved in Monday night but remained primarily northwest of the metro with strong winds and large hail.
  • 9 Rainbow stores close Tuesday in the Twin Cities

    9 Rainbow stores close Tuesday in the Twin Cities

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:54 AM EDT2014-07-22 12:54:52 GMT
     As Roundy's continues to make its way out of the Twin Cities, 9 Rainbow stores will close on Tuesday.
     As Roundy's continues to make its way out of the Twin Cities, 9 Rainbow stores will close on Tuesday.
  • VIDEO: Lightning crashes in Pine City

    VIDEO: Lightning crashes in Pine City

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:00 AM EDT2014-07-22 11:00:28 GMT
    Fox 9 overnight photojournalist Greg Kellogg captured amazing lightning in Pine City, Minn. along I-35 around 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday.
    Fox 9 overnight photojournalist Greg Kellogg captured amazing lightning in Pine City, Minn. along I-35 around 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday.
  • Can Archdiocese be considered 'public nuisance'?

    Can Archdiocese be considered 'public nuisance'?

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:36 AM EDT2014-07-22 04:36:42 GMT
    Pressure is building on Archbishop John Nienstedt to resign as the latest sexual abuse lawsuit brought against a priest makes its way through the legal system -- and it's raising an interesting question.
    Pressure is building on Archbishop John Nienstedt to resign as the latest sexual abuse lawsuit brought against a priest makes its way through the legal system -- and it's raising an interesting question.
  • Bob McNamara, Gophers great, dies at 82

    Bob McNamara, Gophers great, dies at 82

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:54 PM EDT2014-07-22 02:54:42 GMT
    Gopher football All-American and maroon and gold benefactor Bob McNamara passed away on Sunday night at age 82.
    Gopher football All-American and maroon and gold benefactor Bob McNamara passed away on Sunday night at age 82.
  • Ticked Off Clothing Co. offers wearable bug defense

    Ticked Off Clothing Co. offers wearable bug defense

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:28 PM EDT2014-07-22 02:28:57 GMT
    Most Minnesotans can't wait to get outside and enjoy the summer sun, but the bugs that come out to play can bring a host of unpleasant illnesses. Now, a Minnesota company is offering an easy way to keep the pests away.
    Most Minnesotans can't wait to get outside and enjoy the summer sun, but the bugs that come out to play can bring a host of unpleasant illnesses. Now, a Minnesota company is offering an easy way to keep the pests away.
  • SEWAGE BACKUP: Damages not covered in Mound

    SEWAGE BACKUP: Damages not covered in Mound

    Monday, July 21 2014 9:53 PM EDT2014-07-22 01:53:38 GMT
    It's been more than a month since sewage started backing up into basements in Mound, Minn., after a string of downpours, but the mess just won't seem to go away for those whose homes were damaged.
    It's been more than a month since sewage started backing up into basements in Mound, Minn., after a string of downpours, but the mess just won't seem to go away for those whose homes were damaged.
  • 5 ways to stay safe during a power outage

    5 ways to stay safe during a power outage

    Monday, July 21 2014 9:16 PM EDT2014-07-22 01:16:16 GMT
    With the threat of damaging wind and hail in the forecast, it's important to #StaySkyAware -- but a bit of preparation before the storm can help protect your home, possessions and loved ones if the power goes out.
    With the threat of damaging wind and hail in the forecast, it's important to #StaySkyAware -- but a bit of preparation before the storm can help protect your home, possessions and loved ones if the power goes out.
  • Judge expected to release Isaac Kolstad's brain scans in assault case

    Judge expected to release Isaac Kolstad's brain scans in assault case

    Monday, July 21 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-07-21 21:40:57 GMT
    Former Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson’s attorney is requesting medical records for former MSU-Mankato linebacker Isaac Kolstad -- Nelson is facing first- and third-degree charges in his assault.
    Former Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson’s attorney is requesting medical records for former MSU-Mankato linebacker Isaac Kolstad -- Nelson is facing first- and third-degree charges in his assault.
  • NY Times: Pope's housecleaning should start with Twin Cities archbishop

    NY Times: Pope's housecleaning should start with Twin Cities archbishop

    Monday, July 21 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-07-21 19:45:27 GMT
    If Pope Francis is serious about holding bishops accountable for sexual abuse and cover-ups in the Catholic Church, the New York Times editorial board says his first stop should be the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.
    If Pope Francis is serious about holding bishops accountable for sexual abuse and cover-ups in the Catholic Church, the New York Times editorial board says his first stop should be the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.
  • HIT-AND-RUN: Robbinsdale woman struck on bus bench

    HIT-AND-RUN: Robbinsdale woman struck on bus bench

    Monday, July 21 2014 1:58 PM EDT2014-07-21 17:58:50 GMT
    She was sitting alone on a bus stop bench typing a plea for help finding her lost dog when a hit-and-run driver slammed into her, and police hope a broken mirror left at the scene will help them catch the driver.
    She was sitting alone on a bus stop bench typing a plea for help finding her lost dog when a hit-and-run driver slammed into her, and police hope a broken mirror left at the scene will help them catch the driver.
  • WEATHER TIMELINE: Excessive heat, storms Monday

    WEATHER TIMELINE: Excessive heat, storms Monday

    Monday, July 21 2014 1:47 PM EDT2014-07-21 17:47:27 GMT
    Monday will bring the hottest temperatures we've felt all summer to the metro area and also a chance of severe storms.
    Monday will bring the hottest temperatures we've felt all summer to the metro area and also a chance of severe storms.
  • Minnesota family lost 2 relatives in Malaysia Flight 17 crash

    Minnesota family lost 2 relatives in Malaysia Flight 17 crash

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:51 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:51:25 GMT
    A Minnesota family lost two relatives when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine. Arjen and Yvonne Ryder of Australia were among the 298 victims, according to Arjen’s brother, Drew Ryder of Willmar, Minn.
    A Minnesota family lost two relatives when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine. Arjen and Yvonne Ryder of Australia were among the 298 victims, according to Arjen’s brother, Drew Ryder of Willmar, Minn.
  • Monticello doctor killed in crash with motorcycle, golf cart

    Monticello doctor killed in crash with motorcycle, golf cart

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:12 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:12:54 GMT
    He brought hundreds of lives into the world, but the community of Monticello is now mourning the death of a popular doctor who died in a bizarre accident over the weekend.
    He brought hundreds of lives into the world, but the community of Monticello is now mourning the death of a popular doctor who died in a bizarre accident over the weekend.
  • 2 elderly men rescued from explosive St. Paul fire

    2 elderly men rescued from explosive St. Paul fire

    Monday, July 21 2014 9:04 AM EDT2014-07-21 13:04:04 GMT
    Two men were rescued from a burning home in St. Paul early Monday morning after two oxygen tanks exploded during the fire.
    Two men were rescued from a burning home in St. Paul early Monday morning after two oxygen tanks exploded during the fire.
  • John Legend, Adrian Peterson, Hillary Clinton in St. Paul for Starkey Hearing gala

    John Legend, Adrian Peterson, Hillary Clinton in St. Paul for Starkey Hearing gala

    Monday, July 21 2014 9:00 AM EDT2014-07-21 13:00:15 GMT
    It was a star-studded night in St. Paul for Starkey Hearing Foundation's "So The World May Hear" gala.
    It was a star-studded night in St. Paul for Starkey Hearing Foundation's "So The World May Hear" gala.
  • Twins, MLB award $500K grant to Rochester food bank

    Twins, MLB award $500K grant to Rochester food bank

    Sunday, July 20 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-07-21 03:24:48 GMT
    The mid-summer classic may be over, but athletes aren't the only ones being recognized as "All-Stars" in Minnesota. In fact, more than half a million dollars will now go toward those who need it most.
    The mid-summer classic may be over, but athletes aren't the only ones being recognized as "All-Stars" in Minnesota. In fact, more than half a million dollars will now go toward those who need it most.
  • Hillary Clinton's book-signing brings 2016 buzz to Twin Cities

    Hillary Clinton's book-signing brings 2016 buzz to Twin Cities

    Sunday, July 20 2014 11:21 PM EDT2014-07-21 03:21:02 GMT
    Former First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was in St.Paul on Sunday to sign copies of her new book, but for many who came to see her, all they wanted to talk about was 2016 and whether she'll run.
    Former First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was in St.Paul on Sunday to sign copies of her new book, but for many who came to see her, all they wanted to talk about was 2016 and whether she'll run.
  • PHOTOS: Apollo 11 moon landing

    PHOTOS: Apollo 11 moon landing

    Sunday, July 20 2014 8:22 PM EDT2014-07-21 00:22:07 GMT
    Half a billion people were transfixed as they watched Apollo 11 land in the sea of tranquility on the moon 45 years ago, and those historic first steps are still inspiring space travelers today.
    Half a billion people were transfixed as they watched Apollo 11 land in the sea of tranquility on the moon 45 years ago, and those historic first steps are still inspiring space travelers today.
  • DISTRACTED DRIVING: Klobuchar seeks easier fund access

    DISTRACTED DRIVING: Klobuchar seeks easier fund access

    Sunday, July 20 2014 8:09 PM EDT2014-07-21 00:09:15 GMT
    Each day, nine people die and thousands more are injured in distracted driving accidents. Now, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar is hoping a new bill will allow states to access money to fund campaigns to combat the trend.
    Each day, nine people die and thousands more are injured in distracted driving accidents. Now, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar is hoping a new bill will allow states to access money to fund campaigns to combat the trend.
  • Last Tuskegee Airman from Minnesota home for the AirExpo

    Last Tuskegee Airman from Minnesota home for the AirExpo

    Sunday, July 20 2014 2:29 PM EDT2014-07-20 18:29:23 GMT
    The AirExpo in Eden Prairie brought the last living Tuskegee Airman from Minnesota home from Ohio this weekend.
    The AirExpo in Eden Prairie brought the last living Tuskegee Airman from Minnesota home from Ohio this weekend.
  • At 94, Betty Strohfus boards another B-17

    At 94, Betty Strohfus boards another B-17

    Sunday, July 20 2014 2:04 PM EDT2014-07-20 18:04:48 GMT
    The AirExpo at Flying Cloud Airport is truly for aviation enthusiasts of all ages, but possibly one of the oldest veterans at the show has earned her stripes in more ways than one.
    The AirExpo at Flying Cloud Airport is truly for aviation enthusiasts of all ages, but possibly one of the oldest veterans at the show has earned her stripes in more ways than one.
  • Kluwe still planning to sue Vikings

    Kluwe still planning to sue Vikings

    Sunday, July 20 2014 1:56 PM EDT2014-07-20 17:56:43 GMT
    The investigation into former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe's allegations against special teams coordinator Mike Priefer reveals Kluwe seemed to have one man in his corner who also heard the remarks.
    The investigation into former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe's allegations against special teams coordinator Mike Priefer reveals Kluwe seemed to have one man in his corner who also heard the remarks.
  • Osseo 5th grader: 'They're just as smart as us, but they're put at a disadvantage'

    Osseo 5th graders donate 30 computers to Mexico students

    Sunday, July 20 2014 1:42 PM EDT2014-07-20 17:42:35 GMT
    When fifth-graders in the Osseo School District truly realized how lucky they were to be afforded such amazing educational opportunities, they decided to get up and give back.
    When fifth-graders in the Osseo School District truly realized how lucky they were to be afforded such amazing educational opportunities, they decided to get up and give back.
  • Ukraine says pro-Russia rebels took bodies of plane crash victims, loaded them onto trains

    Ukraine says pro-Russia rebels took bodies of plane crash victims, loaded them onto trains

    Sunday, July 20 2014 9:53 AM EDT2014-07-20 13:53:05 GMT
    International investigators and Ukrainian officials said Sunday that that pro-Russia separatists forced emergency services to surrender the bodies of 196 victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 and loaded them onto refrigerated trains.
    International investigators and Ukrainian officials said Sunday that that pro-Russia separatists forced emergency services to surrender the bodies of 196 victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 and loaded them onto refrigerated trains.
  • Jet skier finds man's body in Mississippi River in Brooklyn Park

    Jet skier finds man's body in Mississippi River in Brooklyn Park

    Sunday, July 20 2014 9:20 AM EDT2014-07-20 13:20:02 GMT
    The Hennepin County sheriff’s office confirmed a man's body was pulled from the Mississippi River on Saturday that had been in the river "for some time."
    The Hennepin County sheriff’s office confirmed a man's body was pulled from the Mississippi River on Saturday that had been in the river "for some time."
  • Toddler found unresponsive in water at Breezy Point

    Toddler found unresponsive in water at Breezy Point

    Saturday, July 19 2014 9:20 PM EDT2014-07-20 01:20:59 GMT
    A three-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was found unresponsive in the water near the Breezy Point Boathouse and Marina on Friday evening.
    A three-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was found unresponsive in the water near the Breezy Point Boathouse and Marina on Friday evening.
  • Vikings suspend 'extremely sorry' coach Priefer 3 games for homophobic comment

    Vikings suspend 'extremely sorry' coach Priefer 3 games for homophobic comment

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:52 PM EDT2014-07-19 02:52:37 GMT
    The Minnesota Vikings have suspended special team coordinator Mike Priefer for 3 regular season games for making homophobic comments reported in a Deadspin.com article by former punter Chris Kluwe. The 3-game suspension may be reduced to 2 games if Priefer completes individualized anti-harassment, diversity and sexual-orientation sensitivity training.
    The Minnesota Vikings have suspended special team coordinator Mike Priefer for 3 regular season games for making homophobic comments reported in a Deadspin.com article by former punter Chris Kluwe. The 3-game suspension may be reduced to 2 games if Priefer completes individualized anti-harassment, diversity and sexual-orientation sensitivity training.
  • Minneapolis airport worker saved by coworkers, supported by friends

    Minneapolis airport worker saved by coworkers, supported by friends

    Friday, July 18 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-07-18 22:19:48 GMT

    On April 14, 47-year old Wendy Kichler was working at her new job at the ticket counter for Frontier Airlines. Her daughter, Melinda Kichler, also works at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and remembers a coworker running for help.

    On April 14, 47-year old Wendy Kichler was working at her new job at the ticket counter for Frontier Airlines. Her daughter, Melinda Kichler, also works at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and remembers a coworker running for help.


  • Hennepin County sheriff's son charged with felony for mudding incident

    Hennepin County sheriff's son charged with felony for mudding incident

    Friday, July 18 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-07-18 21:57:06 GMT

    Ryan Stanek, the son of Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek, has been charged with felony damage to property in connection with a mudding incident last April at Lake Rebecca Park Reserve. The incident caused more than $5,000 in damages to horse trails.

    Ryan Stanek, the son of Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek, has been charged with felony damage to property in connection with a mudding incident last April at Lake Rebecca Park Reserve. The incident caused more than $5,000 in damages to horse trails.


  • Bodies of 2 Minnesota hikers found on Mount Evans

    Bodies of 2 Minnesota hikers found on Mount Evans

    Friday, July 18 2014 4:20 PM EDT2014-07-18 20:20:03 GMT
    The same week that a team of Minnesota firefighters headed out to Colorado to search for two missing Minnesotans who disappeared during a hiking trip in April, officials confirm two bodies have been found.
    The same week that a team of Minnesota firefighters headed out to Colorado to search for two missing Minnesotans who disappeared during a hiking trip in April, officials confirm two bodies have been found.
  • Minneapolis legalizes UberX, Lyft with taxi-style regulations

    Minneapolis legalizes UberX, Lyft with taxi-style regulations

    Friday, July 18 2014 3:23 PM EDT2014-07-18 19:23:32 GMT
    The city of Minneapolis has adopted new ordinances to officially legalize transportation networks like UberX and Lyft. The move comes as other cities across the country fight the emergence of these app-based taxi alternatives.
    The city of Minneapolis has adopted new ordinances to officially legalize transportation networks like UberX and Lyft. The move comes as other cities across the country fight the emergence of these app-based taxi alternatives.
  • Unforgettable All-Star experience, unforgettable tragedy

    Unforgettable All-Star experience, unforgettable tragedy

    Friday, July 18 2014 12:30 PM EDT2014-07-18 16:30:01 GMT
    The All-Star Game was the ultimate experience for baseball junkies and writers in Minnesota, but for one local insider, it was bittersweet because of a tragic anniversary in his life.
    The All-Star Game was the ultimate experience for baseball junkies and writers in Minnesota, but for one local insider, it was bittersweet because of a tragic anniversary in his life.
  • Minnesota man up-and-running on prosthetic after railroad accident

    Minnesota man up-and-running on prosthetic after railroad accident

    Friday, July 18 2014 8:14 AM EDT2014-07-18 12:14:19 GMT
    Fox 9 News cameras caught a first on Thursday -- a Minnesota man learning to run again with his brand new prosthetic leg after a workplace accident left him facing life as an amputee.
    Fox 9 News cameras caught a first on Thursday -- a Minnesota man learning to run again with his brand new prosthetic leg after a workplace accident left him facing life as an amputee.
  • $1,000 REWARD: Do you know this woman?

    $1,000 REWARD: Do you know this woman?

    Friday, July 18 2014 7:50 AM EDT2014-07-18 11:50:53 GMT
    It's been nearly a year since an Eritrean student studying computer engineering at Inver Hills Community College was shot to death and dumped in a Shoreview, Minn. parking lot, but investigators hope a Minneapolis ATM photo of a possible suspect will lead to a break in the case.
    It's been nearly a year since an Eritrean student studying computer engineering at Inver Hills Community College was shot to death and dumped in a Shoreview, Minn. parking lot, but investigators hope a Minneapolis ATM photo of a possible suspect will lead to a break in the case.
  • FLIGHT 17: What will it mean for Ukraine, U.S.?

    FLIGHT 17: What will it mean for Ukraine, U.S.?

    Thursday, July 17 2014 11:02 PM EDT2014-07-18 03:02:54 GMT
    While there are plenty of theories about who is responsible for shooting down the Malaysian Airlines flight near Russia's border with Ukraine, one expert says Americans can expect it to become a foreign policy issue.
    While there are plenty of theories about who is responsible for shooting down the Malaysian Airlines flight near Russia's border with Ukraine, one expert says Americans can expect it to become a foreign policy issue.
  • Maplewood girl's quinoa and black beans recipe impresses First Lady

    Maplewood girl's quinoa and black beans recipe impresses First Lady

    Thursday, July 17 2014 8:57 PM EDT2014-07-18 00:57:16 GMT
    A Maplewood, Minn. girl is the third Minnesota kid in as many years to impress First Lady Michelle Obama with her cooking skills. 12-year-old Sophia Webster created a recipe for quinoa and black beans that was selected as the top Minnesota entry in the third annual Healthy Lunchtime Challenge Kids' contest.
    A Maplewood, Minn. girl is the third Minnesota kid in as many years to impress First Lady Michelle Obama with her cooking skills. 12-year-old Sophia Webster created a recipe for quinoa and black beans that was selected as the top Minnesota entry in the third annual Healthy Lunchtime Challenge Kids' contest.
  • RECIPE: Quinoa and Black Beans

    RECIPE: Quinoa and Black Beans

    Thursday, July 17 2014 8:55 PM EDT2014-07-18 00:55:52 GMT
    This recipe had First Lady Michelle Obama praising 12-year-old Sophia Webster's cooking skills.
    This recipe had First Lady Michelle Obama praising 12-year-old Sophia Webster's cooking skills.
  • Hennepin County trains deputies to use heroin antidote Narcan

    Hennepin County trains deputies to use heroin antidote Narcan

    Thursday, July 17 2014 7:49 PM EDT2014-07-17 23:49:43 GMT
    The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is starting to train deputies to use Narcan, an antidote used on individuals overdosing on heroin.
    The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is starting to train deputies to use Narcan, an antidote used on individuals overdosing on heroin.
  • Zelich pleads not guilty to hiding corpses because bodies found

    Zelich pleads not guilty to hiding corpses because bodies found

    Thursday, July 17 2014 5:59 PM EDT2014-07-17 21:59:04 GMT
    Although former West Allis Police Officer Steven Zelich admitted to causing the deaths of two women whose bodies were found in suitcases in rural Wisconsin, he plead not guilty to two counts of hiding a corpse on Thursday.
    Although former West Allis Police Officer Steven Zelich admitted to causing the deaths of two women whose bodies were found in suitcases in rural Wisconsin, he plead not guilty to two counts of hiding a corpse on Thursday.
  • Hand-like remains found by hunting dog near Hutchinson, Minn. not human

    Hand-like remains found by hunting dog near Hutchinson, Minn. not human

    Thursday, July 17 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-07-17 21:55:41 GMT

    A hunting dog retrieved what appeared to be a human hand Wednesday afternoon near Hutchinson, Minn., but the McLeod County sheriff's office and Midwest Medical Examiner's Office have determined the remains are not human.

    A hunting dog retrieved what appeared to be a human hand Wednesday afternoon near Hutchinson, Minn., but the McLeod County sheriff's office and Midwest Medical Examiner's Office have determined the remains are not human.


  • American Sniper co-author: Why would anyone buy the book because of a bar fight?

    VENTURA TRIAL: Kyle's punch 'showed who he was'

    Thursday, July 17 2014 4:36 PM EDT2014-07-17 20:36:40 GMT
    Jim DeFelice, co-author of late former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle's book "American Sniper," testified on Thursday in Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit, wondering why anyone would buy the book because of a bar fight.
    Jim DeFelice, co-author of late former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle's book "American Sniper," testified on Thursday in Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit, wondering why anyone would buy the book because of a bar fight.
  • 12 E. coli cases traced to 9 Applebee's locations in Minnesota

    12 E. coli cases traced to 9 Applebee's locations in Minnesota

    Thursday, July 17 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-07-17 20:35:09 GMT

    Two more cases of E. coli O111 have been confirmed in Minnesota, bringing the state’s total number of cases to 15 in an outbreak that links at least 12 cases to Applebee’s restaurants. Applebee’s removed the oriental chicken salad from its menu in Minnesota on July 14 as a precaution.

    Two more cases of E. coli O111 have been confirmed in Minnesota, bringing the state’s total number of cases to 15 in an outbreak that links at least 12 cases to Applebee’s restaurants. Applebee’s removed the oriental chicken salad from its menu in Minnesota on July 14 as a precaution.


  • Lake Minnetonka wake surf event postponed despite previous go-ahead

    Lake Minnetonka wake surf event postponed despite previous go-ahead

    Thursday, July 17 2014 4:07 PM EDT2014-07-17 20:07:22 GMT
    Lake Minnetonka is still about 6 inches above the high water mark, but a wake surfing event was nearly approved in Cook’s Bay this Saturday.
    Lake Minnetonka is still about 6 inches above the high water mark, but a wake surfing event was nearly approved in Cook’s Bay this Saturday.
  • Shooting in hotel parking lot near Mall of America

    Shooting in hotel parking lot near Mall of America

    Thursday, July 17 2014 12:19 PM EDT2014-07-17 16:19:44 GMT

    An overnight shooting in the parking lot of the Country Inn and Suites near Mall of America sent one person to the hospital.


    An overnight shooting in the parking lot of the Country Inn and Suites near Mall of America sent one person to the hospital.


  • Minnesota unemployment rate drops to super-low 4.5 percent

    Minnesota unemployment rate drops to super-low 4.5 percent

    Thursday, July 17 2014 11:23 AM EDT2014-07-17 15:23:53 GMT
    Minnesota’s unemployment rate dropped to 4.5 percent in June, down 0.6 percent from a year ago according to figures released by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
    Minnesota’s unemployment rate dropped to 4.5 percent in June, down 0.6 percent from a year ago according to figures released by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
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