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  • Search for Ty Hoffman resumes after weekend bank robbery

    Search for Ty Hoffman resumes after weekend bank robbery

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:18 PM EDT2014-09-02 16:18:17 GMT
    The Blaine Police Department and the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office said the search resumed Tuesday morning for wanted fugitive Ty Hoffman after a suspect in the Sunday robbery at TCF Bank in Blaine appeared to match his description.
    The Blaine Police Department and the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office said the search resumed Tuesday morning for wanted fugitive Ty Hoffman after a suspect in the Sunday robbery at TCF Bank in Blaine appeared to match his description.
  • 50 favorite photos from the Minnesota State Fair

    50 favorite photos from the Minnesota State Fair

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:26 AM EDT2014-09-02 12:26:10 GMT
    MNFFA Association visits the Fox 9 booth with a Miracle of BirthMNFFA Association visits the Fox 9 booth with a Miracle of Birth
    The Great Minnesota Get-Together is back with its hottest starting day in 20 years, 28 new foods and thousands of memories to be captured in photographs.
    The Great Minnesota Get-Together is back with its hottest starting day in 20 years, 28 new foods and thousands of memories to be captured in photographs.
  • Woman burned at Labor Day campfire in Elk River

    Woman burned at Labor Day campfire in Elk River

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:17 AM EDT2014-09-02 12:17:05 GMT
    A woman is being treated at Hennepin County Medical Center after suffering burns at a campfire over the holiday weekend in Elk River, Minn.
    A woman is being treated at Hennepin County Medical Center after suffering burns at a campfire over the holiday weekend in Elk River, Minn.
  • The best tractor at the Minnesota State Fair

    The best tractor at the Minnesota State Fair

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:52 PM EDT2014-09-02 02:52:59 GMT
    The Great Minnesota Get Together wrapped up on Monday night, but although many people took home new prizes, one young man says the title he won pales in comparison to what getting there means to him.
    The Great Minnesota Get Together wrapped up on Monday night, but although many people took home new prizes, one young man says the title he won pales in comparison to what getting there means to him.
  • NAACP sounds off on St. Paul father's Taser video

    NAACP sounds off on St. Paul father's Taser video

    Monday, September 1 2014 9:47 PM EDT2014-09-02 01:47:12 GMT
    On Monday, the president of the St. Paul NAACP added his perspective on the January arrest of Christopher Lollie, the St. Paul father who recorded video as officers used a Taser on him near a day care.
    On Monday, the president of the St. Paul NAACP added his perspective on the January arrest of Christopher Lollie, the St. Paul father who recorded video as officers used a Taser on him near a day care.
  • Search for Ty Hoffman called off after bank robbery in Blaine, Minn.

    Search for Ty Hoffman called off after bank robbery in Blaine, Minn.

    Monday, September 1 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-09-02 01:11:43 GMT
    Ramsey County sheriff's officials said the search for Ty Hoffman has "heated up" after a suspect in the robbery at TCF Bank in Blaine appeared to match his description on Sunday.
    Ramsey County sheriff's officials said the search for Ty Hoffman has "heated up" after a suspect in the robbery at TCF Bank in Blaine appeared to match his description on Sunday.
  • Dad to file federal lawsuit against St. Paul police for Taser incident caught on video

    Dad to file federal lawsuit against St. Paul police for Taser incident caught on video

    Monday, September 1 2014 8:27 PM EDT2014-09-02 00:27:08 GMT
    St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman is calling for the Police-Civilian Internal Affairs Review Commission to conduct a full investigation into the arrest of an east St. Paul father last January.Christopher Lollie captured St. Paul police tazing him on cell phone video after he refused to identify himself. Charges were dropped in July, but he and his attorney say it's now time to defend his 4th Amendment rights.
    St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman is calling for the Police-Civilian Internal Affairs Review Commission to conduct a full investigation into the arrest of an east St. Paul father last January.Christopher Lollie captured St. Paul police tazing him on cell phone video after he refused to identify himself. Charges were dropped in July, but he and his attorney say it's now time to defend his 4th Amendment rights.
  • Minneapolis, St. Paul students eat local lunch on 'MN Thursdays'

    Minneapolis, St. Paul students eat local lunch on 'MN Thursdays'

    Monday, September 1 2014 1:22 PM EDT2014-09-01 17:22:10 GMT
    Minneapolis and St. Paul public schools are about to eat local on the first Thursday of every month.
    Minneapolis and St. Paul public schools are about to eat local on the first Thursday of every month.
  • Bar Abilene in Uptown closes, but 'old cowboys never die'

    Bar Abilene in Uptown closes, but 'old cowboys never die'

    Monday, September 1 2014 12:22 PM EDT2014-09-01 16:22:50 GMT
    Bar Abilene in Uptown closed overnight on Sunday, Aug. 31 while guacamole and salsa (dancing) enthusiasts responded primarily with confusion on Twitter after the restaurant posted a farewell message.
    Bar Abilene in Uptown closed overnight on Sunday, Aug. 31 while guacamole and salsa (dancing) enthusiasts responded primarily with confusion on Twitter after the restaurant posted a farewell message.
  • Lynx: Augustus says Game 3 is about desire

    Lynx: Augustus says Game 3 is about desire

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:07 AM EDT2014-09-01 14:07:45 GMT
    As the Lynx prepare to tackle Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals on the road in Phoenix, Seimone Augustus says her team has had to rally before, and now that the season is still on the line, this next match-up is all about desire.
    As the Lynx prepare to tackle Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals on the road in Phoenix, Seimone Augustus says her team has had to rally before, and now that the season is still on the line, this next match-up is all about desire.
  • #fox9fairfilter: Minnesota State Fair captured with Instagram

    #fox9fairfilter: Minnesota State Fair captured with Instagram

    Monday, September 1 2014 8:13 AM EDT2014-09-01 12:13:38 GMT
    We want to see what the Great Minnesota Get Together looks like through your Instagram account.
    We want to see what the Great Minnesota Get Together looks like through your Instagram account.
  • PHOTOS: Strong storms sweep through Twin Cities metro

    PHOTOS: Strong storms sweep through Twin Cities metro

    Sunday, August 31 2014 11:22 PM EDT2014-09-01 03:22:45 GMT
    Strong storms swept into Twin Cities on Sunday evening, bringing a threat of damaging wind, hail and rain on the busy Labor Day weekend.
    Strong storms swept into Twin Cities on Sunday evening, bringing a threat of damaging wind, hail and rain on the busy Labor Day weekend.
  • Fridley ambush victim: 'It's a miracle that I'm here'

    Fridley ambush victim: 'It's a miracle that I'm here'

    Sunday, August 31 2014 11:17 PM EDT2014-09-01 03:17:40 GMT
    The second victim critically injured after a purported setup and brutal assault in Fridley, Minn. is finally awake and doing better, and his family and friends are relieved he's going to survive.
    The second victim critically injured after a purported setup and brutal assault in Fridley, Minn. is finally awake and doing better, and his family and friends are relieved he's going to survive.
  • Fridley assault victim never saw attackers coming, but he remembers them

    Fridley assault victim never saw attackers coming, but he remembers them

    Sunday, August 31 2014 11:16 PM EDT2014-09-01 03:16:29 GMT
    Yani Singh is recovering from 3 serious stab wounds, and while he works with prosecutors to charge the 4 suspects who allegedly planned the setup, he's more worried about his friend who is still in critical condition, and also his own health.
    Yani Singh is recovering from 3 serious stab wounds, and while he works with prosecutors to charge the 4 suspects who allegedly planned the setup, he's more worried about his friend who is still in critical condition, and also his own health.
  • PHOTOS: 35W bridge lights up for ovarian cancer awareness

    PHOTOS: 35W bridge lights up for ovarian cancer awareness

    Sunday, August 31 2014 11:02 PM EDT2014-09-01 03:02:21 GMT
    Those who took a drive on Sunday night may have noticed the Interstate 35W bridge has adopted a new hue -- and there's a reason for it.
    Those who took a drive on Sunday night may have noticed the Interstate 35W bridge has adopted a new hue -- and there's a reason for it.
  • #BurnsvilleStrong: Coming together after tragedies

    #BurnsvilleStrong: Coming together after tragedies

    Sunday, August 31 2014 10:14 PM EDT2014-09-01 02:14:00 GMT
    For thousands of students in Minnesota, summer vacation will end on Monday -- but kids in one metro district will be returning to the classroom with heavy hearts and administrators hope a social media slogan will help.
    For thousands of students in Minnesota, summer vacation will end on Monday -- but kids in one metro district will be returning to the classroom with heavy hearts and administrators hope a social media slogan will help.
  • Woman struck, killed by Green Line train near U of M

    Woman struck, killed by Green Line train near U of M

    Sunday, August 31 2014 9:23 PM EDT2014-09-01 01:23:30 GMT
    A woman was struck and killed by a Metro Transit Green Line light rail train near a University of Minnesota neighborhood on Sunday morning.
    A woman was struck and killed by a Metro Transit Green Line light rail train near a University of Minnesota neighborhood on Sunday morning.
  • Police union defends St. Paul officers in father's Taser video

    Police union defends St. Paul officers in father's Taser video

    Sunday, August 31 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-08-31 22:52:01 GMT
    Just one day after St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman called for a full investigation into the arrest of an East St. Paul father who was hit with a Taser in the skyway by St. Paul police, the union defended the officers involved.
    Just one day after St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman called for a full investigation into the arrest of an East St. Paul father who was hit with a Taser in the skyway by St. Paul police, the union defended the officers involved.
  • RECORD SET: Saturday saw 252,092 State Fair attendees

    RECORD SET: Saturday saw 252,092 State Fair attendees

    Sunday, August 31 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-08-31 22:18:06 GMT
    The crowd that came to check out the Minnesota State Fair on Saturday shattered the previous attendance record of 236,197, which was set on the second Sunday of the 2013 fair.
    The crowd that came to check out the Minnesota State Fair on Saturday shattered the previous attendance record of 236,197, which was set on the second Sunday of the 2013 fair.
  • Little League sensation Mo'Ne Davis meets Lynx's Maya Moore

    Little League sensation Mo'Ne Davis meets Lynx's Maya Moore

    Sunday, August 31 2014 3:30 PM EDT2014-08-31 19:30:10 GMT
    Little League World Series pitcher Mo'Ne Davis, 13, is headed to the Target Center to take a glimpse into her potential future as a WNBA star. She's just that athletic.
    Little League World Series pitcher Mo'Ne Davis, 13, is headed to the Target Center to take a glimpse into her potential future as a WNBA star. She's just that athletic.
  • Drew, a mic, and a mouthful of Sweet Martha's Cookies

    Drew, a mic, and a mouthful of Sweet Martha's Cookies

    Sunday, August 31 2014 2:35 PM EDT2014-08-31 18:35:16 GMT
     Fox 9 Junior Correspondent Drew Shapiro shoves a mouthful of Sweet Martha's Cookies into his mouth after he learns a few fun facts about the Minnesota State Fair mainstay from Martha herself.
     Fox 9 Junior Correspondent Drew Shapiro shoves a mouthful of Sweet Martha's Cookies into his mouth after he learns a few fun facts about the Minnesota State Fair mainstay from Martha herself.
  • Have you seen this missing Annandale, Minn. man?

    Have you seen this missing Annandale, Minn. man?

    Sunday, August 31 2014 1:45 PM EDT2014-08-31 17:45:05 GMT
    A 25-year-old Annandale man has been missing since Aug. 22, and while police aren't releasing many details, family members worry that foul play may be involved, so on Saturday, they did what they've done for the last several days -- they went looking for him.
    A 25-year-old Annandale man has been missing since Aug. 22, and while police aren't releasing many details, family members worry that foul play may be involved, so on Saturday, they did what they've done for the last several days -- they went looking for him.
  • From shooting hoops in Crystal, Minn. to fighting for ISIS

    From shooting hoops in Crystal, Minn. to fighting for ISIS

    Saturday, August 30 2014 1:50 PM EDT2014-08-30 17:50:15 GMT
    Tim Turner started a basketball league in a church basement in the 1990s, and two of the guys who showed up to shoot hoops still haunt him to this day after they were recruited by Muslim extremists to fight overseas.
    Tim Turner started a basketball league in a church basement in the 1990s, and two of the guys who showed up to shoot hoops still haunt him to this day after they were recruited by Muslim extremists to fight overseas.
  • 'Disgusting' swindler drained friend's retirement account after stroke

    'Disgusting' swindler drained friend's retirement account after stroke

    Friday, August 29 2014 5:23 PM EDT2014-08-29 21:23:27 GMT
    Tom SyzdekTom Syzdek
    This is a strong warning from the Hennepin County Attorney's Office: If you have older or disabled loved ones, keep an eye on their money. This comes as prosecutors are seeing a sharp rise in identity theft and swindle cases, often of vulnerable adults, and often by people they trust.
    This is a strong warning from the Hennepin County Attorney's Office: If you have older or disabled loved ones, keep an eye on their money. This comes as prosecutors are seeing a sharp rise in identity theft and swindle cases, often of vulnerable adults, and often by people they trust.
  • SWLRT final vote in Minneapolis City Council

    SWLRT final vote in Minneapolis City Council

    Friday, August 29 2014 3:22 PM EDT2014-08-29 19:22:18 GMT

    As expected, the Minneapolis City Council voted Friday morning to give municipal consent to the Southwest Corridor light rail line.


    As expected, the Minneapolis City Council voted Friday morning to give municipal consent to the Southwest Corridor light rail line.


  • BCA identifies officers in shooting near Ramsey daycare

    BCA identifies officers in shooting near Ramsey daycare

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:28 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:28:23 GMT
    The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has identified the two officers who shot and killed a man Thursday afternoon in Ramsey, Minn. after he pointed a gun at police. Officer Jerad Dixon is a 9-year veteran of the Ramsey Police Department and Officer Richard Webb has been with the department for 7 years.
    The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has identified the two officers who shot and killed a man Thursday afternoon in Ramsey, Minn. after he pointed a gun at police. Officer Jerad Dixon is a 9-year veteran of the Ramsey Police Department and Officer Richard Webb has been with the department for 7 years.
  • Police shoot, kill man outside Ramsey daycare

    Police shoot, kill man outside Ramsey daycare

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:10 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:10:37 GMT
    The Anoka County Sheriff's Office says a man was shot and killed by police on Thursday afternoon after he pointed a gun at officers while running away from a "suspicious vehicle" parked near The Learning Lodge.
    The Anoka County Sheriff's Office says a man was shot and killed by police on Thursday afternoon after he pointed a gun at officers while running away from a "suspicious vehicle" parked near The Learning Lodge.
  • Gophers 'admirable' on college football Grid of Shame

    Gophers 'admirable' on college football Grid of Shame

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:23 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:23:29 GMT
    The University of Minnesota football program isn't a powerhouse, but the Gophers have an “admirable” program, according to the Wall Street Journal. The newspaper plotted the nation's Division I football teams on a “Grid of Shame” to compare each program's performance and ethics.
    The University of Minnesota football program isn't a powerhouse, but the Gophers have an “admirable” program, according to the Wall Street Journal. The newspaper plotted the nation's Division I football teams on a “Grid of Shame” to compare each program's performance and ethics.
  • VIDEO: St. Paul cops use Taser on father in front of children

    VIDEO: St. Paul cops use Taser on father in front of children

    Friday, August 29 2014 12:20 AM EDT2014-08-29 04:20:32 GMT
    Recently-released cell phone footage of an arrest made by St. Paul police at the end of January is triggering outrage against two white officers who used a Taser on a black man in front of his children at their school.
    Recently-released cell phone footage of an arrest made by St. Paul police at the end of January is triggering outrage against two white officers who used a Taser on a black man in front of his children at their school.
  • Turf Club re-opens after renovation

    Turf Club re-opens after renovation

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-08-29 03:50:35 GMT
    University Avenue in St. Paul has changed a lot over the years, but the Turf Club has been a constant since World War II. Now, after a summer of renovations, what was old is new again -- or actually, what is new is old.
    University Avenue in St. Paul has changed a lot over the years, but the Turf Club has been a constant since World War II. Now, after a summer of renovations, what was old is new again -- or actually, what is new is old.
  • Kelly Phillips remembered as brilliant LGBT advocate

    Kelly Phillips remembered as brilliant LGBT advocate

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:15 PM EDT2014-08-29 03:15:14 GMT
    On Thursday night, hundreds of mourners gathered at St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral to honor 48-year-old Kelly Phillips, a Boston Scientific executive and advocate in the local LGBT community.
    On Thursday night, hundreds of mourners gathered at St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral to honor 48-year-old Kelly Phillips, a Boston Scientific executive and advocate in the local LGBT community.
  • 'Challenges, lack of opportunity' drove suspected ISIS fighter

    'Challenges, lack of opportunity' drove suspected ISIS fighter

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:50 PM EDT2014-08-29 02:50:18 GMT
    More details about the second Minnesota man who is believed to have died fighting in Syria with the terror group ISIS are emerging, and Twin Cities leaders say his story is an example of a big obstacle for the Somali community.
    More details about the second Minnesota man who is believed to have died fighting in Syria with the terror group ISIS are emerging, and Twin Cities leaders say his story is an example of a big obstacle for the Somali community.
  • 2nd Minnesota man reportedly killed fighting for ISIS in Syria

    2nd Minnesota man reportedly killed fighting for ISIS in Syria

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:33 PM EDT2014-08-29 02:33:48 GMT
    Sources tell Fox 9 News a second Minnesota family has received word that a man who left the Twin Cities has died fighting with the terror group ISIS in Syria in the same skirmish that killed Douglas McCain.
    Sources tell Fox 9 News a second Minnesota family has received word that a man who left the Twin Cities has died fighting with the terror group ISIS in Syria in the same skirmish that killed Douglas McCain.
  • Box of WWII letters inspires We Are The Willows album

    Box of WWII letters inspires We Are The Willows album

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:25 PM EDT2014-08-29 02:25:05 GMT
    It's an album with roots dating back 70 years, and in just a few days, the local band We Are The Willows will release a collection of songs inspired by a box full of war-time love letters from World War II.
    It's an album with roots dating back 70 years, and in just a few days, the local band We Are The Willows will release a collection of songs inspired by a box full of war-time love letters from World War II.
  • Thunder Bay police say Ty Hoffman not found

    Thunder Bay police say Ty Hoffman not found

    Thursday, August 28 2014 9:58 PM EDT2014-08-29 01:58:34 GMT
    On the same day that friends and loved ones gathered to mourn the loss of Kelly Phillips, police in Thunder Bay announced they may be close to catching his suspected killer, Ty Hoffman. Stay with Fox 9 News to get the latest information on this developing story.
    On the same day that friends and loved ones gathered to mourn the loss of Kelly Phillips, police in Thunder Bay announced they may be close to catching his suspected killer, Ty Hoffman. Stay with Fox 9 News to get the latest information on this developing story.
  • Man dead in officer-involved shooting on St. Paul's west side

    Man dead in officer-involved shooting on St. Paul's west side

    Thursday, August 28 2014 4:47 PM EDT2014-08-28 20:47:16 GMT
    St. Paul police are investigating an officer-involved shooting on the city's west side at Wabasha Street and Plato Boulevard. The officer was not injured but the suspect is dead.
    St. Paul police are investigating an officer-involved shooting on the city's west side at Wabasha Street and Plato Boulevard. The officer was not injured but the suspect is dead.
  • Peterson: 'I would love to retire as a Viking'

    Peterson: 'I would love to retire as a Viking'

    Thursday, August 28 2014 3:31 PM EDT2014-08-28 19:31:45 GMT
    Vikings running back Adrian Peterson reportedly told Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones he'd like to play for the Cowboys according to an ESPN "Outside the Lines" report.
    Vikings running back Adrian Peterson reportedly told Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones he'd like to play for the Cowboys according to an ESPN "Outside the Lines" report.
  • Anti-racism coalition threatens to sue U of M over Redskins name

    Anti-racism coalition threatens to sue U of M over Redskins name

    Thursday, August 28 2014 1:20 PM EDT2014-08-28 17:20:44 GMT
    The National Coalition on Racism in Sports and Media is threatening to sue the University of Minnesota if they use the Washington Redskins name when the team travels to TCF Bank Stadium to play the Vikings on Nov. 2.
    The National Coalition on Racism in Sports and Media is threatening to sue the University of Minnesota if they use the Washington Redskins name when the team travels to TCF Bank Stadium to play the Vikings on Nov. 2.
  • Drowned player honored at 1st South High football game

    Drowned player honored at 1st South High football game

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:00 AM EDT2014-08-28 14:00:51 GMT
    Wednesday night brought the first football game of the season for the South High School Tigers, but it got off to a somber start for the team as they paid tribute to Sha-Kym Adams, who drowned just weeks ago.
    Wednesday night brought the first football game of the season for the South High School Tigers, but it got off to a somber start for the team as they paid tribute to Sha-Kym Adams, who drowned just weeks ago.
  • U of M gives Class of 2018 an epic welcome

    U of M gives Class of 2018 an epic welcome

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-08-28 03:24:25 GMT
    The University of Minnesota gathered about 5,000 freshman from the Class of 2018 to fill the block M at TCF Bank Stadium for Pride and Spirit Night. 
    The University of Minnesota gathered about 5,000 freshman from the Class of 2018 to fill the block M at TCF Bank Stadium for Pride and Spirit Night. 
  • Islamic center rejection in St. Anthony Village triggers federal lawsuit

    Islamic center rejection in St. Anthony Village triggers federal lawsuit

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:10 PM EDT2014-08-28 02:10:04 GMT
    The United States Attorney's Office is filing a lawsuit against the city of St. Anthony Village, Minn. for denying the local Muslim group Abu Huraira a conditional use permit for an Islamic center. At the prodding of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the Department of Justice launched an investigation into the matter in October 2012.
    The United States Attorney's Office is filing a lawsuit against the city of St. Anthony Village, Minn. for denying the local Muslim group Abu Huraira a conditional use permit for an Islamic center. At the prodding of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the Department of Justice launched an investigation into the matter in October 2012.
  • Legendary coach, American hero Edor Nelson dies at 100

    Legendary coach, American hero Edor Nelson dies at 100

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 7:01 PM EDT2014-08-27 23:01:33 GMT
    Just days after he turned 100 years old, Edor Nelson -- the one-time prisoner of war who escaped German forces in WWII and became a fixture at Augsburg College -- died on Wednesday morning.
    Just days after he turned 100 years old, Edor Nelson -- the one-time prisoner of war who escaped German forces in WWII and became a fixture at Augsburg College -- died on Wednesday morning.
  • Fiance and friends of Kelly Phillips determined, not defeated

    Fiance and friends of Kelly Phillips determined, not defeated

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 4:55 PM EDT2014-08-27 20:55:12 GMT

    Although we have a loss, we must not be defeated.” Those were the words of Nathon Bailey, the fiancé of murdered Boston Scientific executive and Lush Food Bar cofounder Kelly Phillips, in pleading for information leading to the arrest of Ty Hoffman.

    "Although we have a loss, we must not be defeated.” Those were the words of Nathon Bailey, the fiancé of murdered Boston Scientific executive and Lush Food Bar cofounder Kelly Phillips, in pleading for information leading to the arrest of Ty Hoffman.


  • Former MSU-Mankato WR charged in drug-related shooting

    Former MSU-Mankato WR charged in drug-related shooting

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 2:55 PM EDT2014-08-27 18:55:41 GMT
    A former Minnesota State University wide receiver has been charged with attempted murder in what police say was a drug-related shooting.
    A former Minnesota State University wide receiver has been charged with attempted murder in what police say was a drug-related shooting.
  • Minneapolis vote gives green light to Southwest Light Rail

    Minneapolis vote gives green light to Southwest Light Rail

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 2:36 PM EDT2014-08-27 18:36:19 GMT
    The Minneapolis City Council Transportation and Public Works Committee will vote on design changes for the $1.6 billion Southwest light rail, and the full City Council will vote on municipal consent at its regular meeting on August 29.
    The Minneapolis City Council Transportation and Public Works Committee will vote on design changes for the $1.6 billion Southwest light rail, and the full City Council will vote on municipal consent at its regular meeting on August 29.
  • Minneapolis singer impresses Michael Jackson's mom

    Minneapolis singer impresses Michael Jackson's mom

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 1:08 PM EDT2014-08-27 17:08:32 GMT
    She just 12-years-old, but a Minneapolis singer has a talent that has already caught the attention of the mother who raised the King of Pop -- and she's now traveling to perform in a 3-day tribute to the legend.
    She just 12-years-old, but a Minneapolis singer has a talent that has already caught the attention of the mother who raised the King of Pop -- and she's now traveling to perform in a 3-day tribute to the legend.
  • 'My cousin isn't a terrorist'

    'My cousin isn't a terrorist'

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:32 PM EDT2014-08-27 16:32:31 GMT
    State Department officials say a man once known as Douglas McCain, who attended Twin Cities area high schools 15 years ago, died in Syria while fighting for the terror group ISIS over the weekend -- but his cousin tells Fox 9 News she spoke to him just last Friday via Facebook and doesn't believe it.
    State Department officials say a man once known as Douglas McCain, who attended Twin Cities area high schools 15 years ago, died in Syria while fighting for the terror group ISIS over the weekend -- but his cousin tells Fox 9 News she spoke to him just last Friday via Facebook and doesn't believe it.
  • Gophers basketball recruit denied admission over English proficiency

    Gophers basketball recruit denied admission over English proficiency

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:27 PM EDT2014-08-27 16:27:50 GMT
    University of Minnesota men's basketball recruit Gaston Diedhiou has been denied full admission to the school based on his English proficiency test scores. Diedhiou is a native of Senegal and played high school basketball in the Canary Islands.
    University of Minnesota men's basketball recruit Gaston Diedhiou has been denied full admission to the school based on his English proficiency test scores. Diedhiou is a native of Senegal and played high school basketball in the Canary Islands.
  • Victim identified Wis. deputy as gunman in 911 call

    Victim identified Wis. deputy as gunman in 911 call

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:16 AM EDT2014-08-27 04:16:57 GMT
    On Tuesday, police revealed that a wounded Minnesota woman was able to call 911 before she died and identify the man who shot her and her sister as former Dane County Deputy Andy Steele.
    On Tuesday, police revealed that a wounded Minnesota woman was able to call 911 before she died and identify the man who shot her and her sister as former Dane County Deputy Andy Steele.
  • EXCLUSIVE: Lawyer can't represent both sides of gang feud

    EXCLUSIVE: Lawyer can't represent both sides of gang feud

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:11 PM EDT2014-08-27 03:11:30 GMT
    There's an old saying that any lawyer can take two sides, but a judge has ended a former Hennepin County public defender's plan to represent both sides in a deadly gang feud in Minneapolis.
    There's an old saying that any lawyer can take two sides, but a judge has ended a former Hennepin County public defender's plan to represent both sides in a deadly gang feud in Minneapolis.
  • Report: Robbinsdale Copper student killed fighting for ISIS in Syria

    Report: Robbinsdale Copper student killed fighting for ISIS in Syria

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:24 PM EDT2014-08-27 02:24:50 GMT
    A 1999 graduate of Robbinsdale Cooper High School has been killed in Syria while fighting for the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), according to family members.
    A 1999 graduate of Robbinsdale Cooper High School has been killed in Syria while fighting for the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), according to family members.
  • Shots fired near HCMC emergency room entrance

    Shots fired near HCMC emergency room entrance

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 8:26 PM EDT2014-08-27 00:26:09 GMT
    Minneapolis police are searching for the suspects who fired shots outside of Hennepin County Medical Center on Tuesday. No one was hit by gunfire, but multiple shots hit the building.
    Minneapolis police are searching for the suspects who fired shots outside of Hennepin County Medical Center on Tuesday. No one was hit by gunfire, but multiple shots hit the building.
  • Byron Smith breaks down contesting restitution to victims' families

    Byron Smith breaks down during testimony

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 7:15 PM EDT2014-08-26 23:15:00 GMT
    Byron Smith is serving life in prison right now, but he's expected to testify Tuesday morning during his restitution hearing at the Morrison County courthouse in Little Falls, Minn. at 10 a.m.
    Byron Smith is serving life in prison right now, but he's expected to testify Tuesday morning during his restitution hearing at the Morrison County courthouse in Little Falls, Minn. at 10 a.m.
  • VOTE: 60% of home care workers agree to unionize

    VOTE: 60% of home care workers agree to unionize

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 6:48 PM EDT2014-08-26 22:48:23 GMT
    The results of a small vote were met with cheers at the AFL-CIO pavilion at the Minnesota State Fair, with leaders marking the announcement as a major victory for home care workers who want to unionize.
    The results of a small vote were met with cheers at the AFL-CIO pavilion at the Minnesota State Fair, with leaders marking the announcement as a major victory for home care workers who want to unionize.
  • 39 adorable photos to celebrate National Dog Day

    39 adorable photos to celebrate National Dog Day

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 6:00 PM EDT2014-08-26 22:00:33 GMT
    Lacey. Photo by Monica WierzbaLacey. Photo by Monica Wierzba
    Happy National Dog Day! Celebrate by posting a picture of your furry friend on our Fox 9 Facebook page, or tweet a pic to @MyFOX9. Some of our favorites so far...VIEW PHOTOSHit the snoozesubmitted by Shauna Ann LunzA loyal companionsubmitted by Chad Betland: "My boy Chase of 12 years trucking on the road. Lost his fight to cancer on 7/23/14.... R.I.P buddy."Soaking up the sunsubmitted by Ashlee KinzelOkay, now one with serious faces?submitted by Marge Pylkka: "Katie and Muggsie."Miniature mis...
    Happy National Dog Day! Celebrate by posting a picture of your furry friend on our Fox 9 Facebook page, or tweet a pic to @MyFOX9. Some of our favorites so far...VIEW PHOTOSHit the snoozesubmitted by Shauna Ann LunzA loyal companionsubmitted by Chad Betland: "My boy Chase of 12 years trucking on the road. Lost his fight to cancer on 7/23/14.... R.I.P buddy."Soaking up the sunsubmitted by Ashlee KinzelOkay, now one with serious faces?submitted by Marge Pylkka: "Katie and Muggsie."Miniature mis...
  • 4 newest Timberwolves introduced at Fox 9 State Fair booth

    4 newest Timberwolves introduced at Fox 9 State Fair booth

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 5:26 PM EDT2014-08-26 21:26:50 GMT

    Fans had a chance to meet the 4 newest Minnesota Timberwolves at the State Fair on Tuesday: Andrew Wiggins, Thaddeus Young, Anthony Bennett and Zach LaVine.

    Fans had a chance to meet the 4 newest Minnesota Timberwolves at the State Fair on Tuesday: Andrew Wiggins, Thaddeus Young, Anthony Bennett and Zach LaVine.


  • 4 charged in robbery plot, brutal stabbing in Fridley, Minn.

    4 charged in robbery plot, brutal stabbing in Fridley, Minn.

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 2:51 PM EDT2014-08-26 18:51:37 GMT
    Anthony Michael McCollum and Yani Rand SinghAnthony Michael McCollum and Yani Rand Singh

    Four people were charged Tuesday in connection with a weekend assault and stabbing that left two men in critical condition in Fridley, Minn. The victims were allegedly lured into a robbery plot by a pair of women they met at Two Stooges bar.

    Four people were charged Tuesday in connection with a weekend assault and stabbing that left two men in critical condition in Fridley, Minn. The victims were allegedly lured into a robbery plot by a pair of women they met at Two Stooges bar.


  • Find Ty Hoffman: $25,000 reward for fugitive murder suspect

    Find Ty Hoffman: $25,000 reward for fugitive murder suspect

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 12:19 PM EDT2014-08-26 16:19:43 GMT
    The reward for information leading to the arrest of fugitive murder suspect Ty Hoffman has grown to $25,000, thanks to donations from the community. Lyle Marvin “Ty” Hoffman is wanted in the Aug. 11 shooting death of Kelly Phillips outside of a gas station in Arden Hills, Minn.
    The reward for information leading to the arrest of fugitive murder suspect Ty Hoffman has grown to $25,000, thanks to donations from the community. Lyle Marvin “Ty” Hoffman is wanted in the Aug. 11 shooting death of Kelly Phillips outside of a gas station in Arden Hills, Minn.
  • Attempted murder charges in Bulldog Uptown hit-and-run

    Attempted murder charges in Bulldog Uptown hit-and-run

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 12:07 AM EDT2014-08-26 04:07:28 GMT
    A 37-year-old Minneapolis woman has been charged with first-degree attempted murder after an argument spilled out of the Bulldog in Uptown and she apparently deliberately hit a man with her car.
    A 37-year-old Minneapolis woman has been charged with first-degree attempted murder after an argument spilled out of the Bulldog in Uptown and she apparently deliberately hit a man with her car.
  • Green Line light rail train hits pedestrian in St. Paul

    Green Line light rail train hits pedestrian in St. Paul

    Monday, August 25 2014 11:17 PM EDT2014-08-26 03:17:25 GMT
    A Green Line train was involved in an accident with a pedestrian in St. Paul (photos@fox9.com / Nathan Johnson)A Green Line train was involved in an accident with a pedestrian in St. Paul (photos@fox9.com / Nathan Johnson)
    A pedestrian was struck by a Green Line light rail train Monday afternoon in St. Paul. The accident happened just after 1 p.m. on University Avenue near Chatsworth Street.
    A pedestrian was struck by a Green Line light rail train Monday afternoon in St. Paul. The accident happened just after 1 p.m. on University Avenue near Chatsworth Street.
  • Fridley double stabbing suspects due in court Tuesday

    Fridley double stabbing suspects due in court Tuesday

    Monday, August 25 2014 10:59 PM EDT2014-08-26 02:59:32 GMT
    The two victims are still in the hospital, and Anoka County prosecutors will press formal charges against four people accused of ambushing and repeatedly stabbing two young men in Fridley on Tuesday morning.
    The two victims are still in the hospital, and Anoka County prosecutors will press formal charges against four people accused of ambushing and repeatedly stabbing two young men in Fridley on Tuesday morning.
  • Cap gun prank costs Cannon Falls dance coach her job

    Cap gun prank costs Cannon Falls dance coach her job

    Monday, August 25 2014 10:31 PM EDT2014-08-26 02:31:35 GMT
    After football, the dance team is the biggest program at Cannon Falls High School -- but an apparent prank gone wrong at an all-night event has the team reeling because their coach is now out of a job.
    After football, the dance team is the biggest program at Cannon Falls High School -- but an apparent prank gone wrong at an all-night event has the team reeling because their coach is now out of a job.
  • Scalpers peddle discount tickets to Minnesota State Fair

    Scalpers peddle discount tickets to Minnesota State Fair

    Monday, August 25 2014 10:25 PM EDT2014-08-26 02:25:14 GMT
    Some folks are always looking for a way to save or earn a quick buck -- and that's what some scalpers are trying to do just outside the gates of the Minnesota State Fair this year.
    Some folks are always looking for a way to save or earn a quick buck -- and that's what some scalpers are trying to do just outside the gates of the Minnesota State Fair this year.
  • Woman groped, struck in face near U of M's West Bank

    Woman groped, struck in face near U of M's West Bank

    Monday, August 25 2014 8:38 PM EDT2014-08-26 00:38:33 GMT
    As students began moving in for a new semester, the University of Minnesota Police Department sent out a crime alert warning that a young woman was recently molested just off campus on the West Bank.
    As students began moving in for a new semester, the University of Minnesota Police Department sent out a crime alert warning that a young woman was recently molested just off campus on the West Bank.
  • Students invent nail polish to detect date rape drugs

    Students invent nail polish to detect date rape drugs

    Monday, August 25 2014 7:53 PM EDT2014-08-25 23:53:32 GMT
    Nail polish may soon be able to make more than just a fashion statement, it may also make women safer.
    Nail polish may soon be able to make more than just a fashion statement, it may also make women safer.
  • Sprinkler extinguishes fire at St. Paul nursing home

    Sprinkler extinguishes fire at St. Paul nursing home

    Monday, August 25 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-08-25 23:00:59 GMT
    Firefighters in St. Paul say a recent fire at a nursing home should dispel rumors perpetuated by Hollywood movies that fire sprinkler systems always douse a whole building when they engage.
    Firefighters in St. Paul say a recent fire at a nursing home should dispel rumors perpetuated by Hollywood movies that fire sprinkler systems always douse a whole building when they engage.
  • Boy, 11, hit by car during walk with dad in North Branch dies

    Boy, 11, hit by car during walk with dad in North Branch dies

    Monday, August 25 2014 4:40 PM EDT2014-08-25 20:40:46 GMT
    A 11-year-old boy from North Branch, Minn., died two days after he was hit by a car while he was on a walk with his dad -- and neighbors told Fox 9 News they feared the curve posed a threat to pedestrians.
    A 11-year-old boy from North Branch, Minn., died two days after he was hit by a car while he was on a walk with his dad -- and neighbors told Fox 9 News they feared the curve posed a threat to pedestrians.
  • Former BCA head named to new Archdiocese role

    Former BCA head named to new Archdiocese role

    Monday, August 25 2014 2:39 PM EDT2014-08-25 18:39:41 GMT
    The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has named Judge Timothy O'Malley, the former head of the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, to a newly-created position as director of Ministerial Standards and Safe Environment.
    The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has named Judge Timothy O'Malley, the former head of the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, to a newly-created position as director of Ministerial Standards and Safe Environment.
  • SEA LIFE deals away K-Love the octopus to Cleveland aquarium

    SEA LIFE deals away K-Love the octopus to Cleveland aquarium

    Monday, August 25 2014 2:09 PM EDT2014-08-25 18:09:08 GMT
    SEA LIFE Minesota AquariumSEA LIFE Minesota Aquarium
    Now that Kevin Love has officially been sent to Cleveland in a three-team deal, SEA LIFE Minnesota felt his namesake octopus should join him.
    Now that Kevin Love has officially been sent to Cleveland in a three-team deal, SEA LIFE Minnesota felt his namesake octopus should join him.
  • Heart Association: E-cigs could 'renormalize' smoking in America

    Heart Association: E-cigs could 'renormalize' smoking in America

    Monday, August 25 2014 1:15 PM EDT2014-08-25 17:15:20 GMT
    The American Heart Association is calling for stronger e-cigarette regulations and more research, “before we allow this Trojan horse of nicotine back into society.”  They don't outright reject the idea of e-cigs being a safer alternative to smoking, or as a helpful tool in quitting, but they want to see more scientific evidence.
    The American Heart Association is calling for stronger e-cigarette regulations and more research, “before we allow this Trojan horse of nicotine back into society.”  They don't outright reject the idea of e-cigs being a safer alternative to smoking, or as a helpful tool in quitting, but they want to see more scientific evidence.
  • 'Parents, love your kids, hug them, you never know what can happen'

    'Parents, love your kids, hug them, you never know what can happen'

    Monday, August 25 2014 9:24 AM EDT2014-08-25 13:24:28 GMT
    The Eden Prairie High School football team is the 3-time defending Section 6AAAAA state champion, and this summer, the Eagles are showing how much heart they have off the field for their paralyzed teammate.
    The Eden Prairie High School football team is the 3-time defending Section 6AAAAA state champion, and this summer, the Eagles are showing how much heart they have off the field for their paralyzed teammate.
  • Photos: Lightning storms hit Twin Cities + north of the metro

    Photos: Lightning storms hit Twin Cities + north of the metro

    Monday, August 25 2014 8:47 AM EDT2014-08-25 12:47:03 GMT
    A tornado watch expired for the Twin Cities metro and counties north of the metro at 11 p.m. but questionable clouds and lightning filled the sky in many areas of the state and in Wisconsin.
    A tornado watch expired for the Twin Cities metro and counties north of the metro at 11 p.m. but questionable clouds and lightning filled the sky in many areas of the state and in Wisconsin.
  • Tornado watch issued in the Twin Cities metro

    Tornado watch issued in the Twin Cities metro

    Sunday, August 24 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-08-25 03:24:21 GMT
    A tornado watch has been issued for the Twin Cities metro and counties north of the metro effective until 11 p.m.
    A tornado watch has been issued for the Twin Cities metro and counties north of the metro effective until 11 p.m.
  • 4 in custody in brutal Fridley, Minn. beating, stabbing

    4 in custody in brutal Fridley, Minn. beating, stabbing

    Sunday, August 24 2014 9:29 PM EDT2014-08-25 01:29:13 GMT
    Anoka County sheriff's officials have 4 people in custody in connection with a brutal assault that left two 21-year-old men in critical condition after they had been at Two Stooges bar in Fridley, Minn. on Saturday.
    Anoka County sheriff's officials have 4 people in custody in connection with a brutal assault that left two 21-year-old men in critical condition after they had been at Two Stooges bar in Fridley, Minn. on Saturday.
  • State Fair's new transit hub might save you a headache

    State Fair's new transit hub saves the headache

    Sunday, August 24 2014 3:21 PM EDT2014-08-24 19:21:30 GMT

    There are thousands of places to park on the Fairgrounds, but if you prefer to forgo having to worry about parking and fees, and the traffic on Como, you may want to start a new tradition with the new transit hub.

    There are thousands of places to park on the Fairgrounds, but if you prefer to forgo having to worry about parking and fees, and the traffic on Como, you may want to start a new tradition with the new transit hub.


  • Music therapy brings back memories for seniors with dementia, Alzheimer's

    Music therapy brings back memories for seniors with dementia, Alzheimer's

    Sunday, August 24 2014 3:15 PM EDT2014-08-24 19:15:08 GMT

    At the Walker Methodist care suites in Edina, Minn., residents of the assisted living community with dementia and Alzheimer's are being empowered with iPods loaded with their favorite hits. This customized music therapy is helping with their diagnosis, where medications have failed.

    At the Walker Methodist care suites in Edina, Minn., residents of the assisted living community with dementia and Alzheimer's are being empowered with iPods loaded with their favorite hits. This customized music therapy is helping with their diagnosis, where medications have failed.


  • Pair of 21-year-olds brutally beaten in Fridley, Minn.

    Pair of 21-year-olds brutally beaten in Fridley, Minn.

    Sunday, August 24 2014 2:06 PM EDT2014-08-24 18:06:27 GMT
    The Anoka County Sheriff's Office is looking for information regarding the brutal assault of two 21-year old men in Fridley, Minn.
    The Anoka County Sheriff's Office is looking for information regarding the brutal assault of two 21-year old men in Fridley, Minn.
  • 23-year-old pulled from Zimmerman, Minn. lake after boating with friends

    23-year-old pulled from Zimmerman, Minn. lake after boating with friends

    Sunday, August 24 2014 10:23 AM EDT2014-08-24 14:23:34 GMT
    Sherburne County sheriff's officials said the body of an Albany man was pulled from a lake in Zimmerman, Minn. Saturday evening after he had been swimming and boating with friends.
    Sherburne County sheriff's officials said the body of an Albany man was pulled from a lake in Zimmerman, Minn. Saturday evening after he had been swimming and boating with friends.
  • 1 shot in Whittier neighborhood in south Minneapolis

    1 shot in Whittier neighborhood in south Minneapolis

    Sunday, August 24 2014 9:47 AM EDT2014-08-24 13:47:06 GMT
    Minneapolis police confirmed someone was shot early Sunday morning in the Whittier neighborhood.
    Minneapolis police confirmed someone was shot early Sunday morning in the Whittier neighborhood.
  • U crowdsources distracted drivers at the State Fair

    U crowdsources distracted drivers at the State Fair

    Saturday, August 23 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-08-24 02:56:23 GMT
    At the University of Minnesota's Driven to Discover building at the Minnesota State Fair, they're trying to bring in thousands of fairgoers to be part of a crowd-sourced research project.
    At the University of Minnesota's Driven to Discover building at the Minnesota State Fair, they're trying to bring in thousands of fairgoers to be part of a crowd-sourced research project.
  • 5 Minnesota State Fair foods that make the most money

    5 Minnesota State Fair foods that make the most money

    Saturday, August 23 2014 10:22 AM EDT2014-08-23 14:22:07 GMT
    There's a big misconception about food vendors at the Minnesota State Fair. Many people think you can set up a booth, work 12 days and make a pile of cash. But it's not that easy. Aside from a lot of hard work, it also takes some luck.
    There's a big misconception about food vendors at the Minnesota State Fair. Many people think you can set up a booth, work 12 days and make a pile of cash. But it's not that easy. Aside from a lot of hard work, it also takes some luck.
  • Snowy owl that survived Washington, DC bus hit dies in Minnesota

    Snowy owl that survived Washington, DC bus hit dies in Minnesota

    The snowy owl that underwent surgery and rehab at the University of Minnesota's Raptor Center after being struck by a bus in Washington, D.C. has died. The owl was returned to the wild in April, but was recently found dead on the side of a Minnesota highway.

    The snowy owl that underwent surgery and rehab at the University of Minnesota's Raptor Center after being struck by a bus in Washington, D.C. has died. The owl was returned to the wild in April, but was recently found dead on the side of a Minnesota highway.

  • Minneapolis police squad car hits pedestrian on Fremont Ave.

    Minneapolis police squad car hits pedestrian on Fremont Ave.

    Saturday, August 23 2014 8:40 AM EDT2014-08-23 12:40:57 GMT
    A Minneapolis squad car struck and injured a pedestrian Friday night on the city's north side. The accident happened just after 5 p.m. on Fremont Avenue N. near 41st Avenue N.
    A Minneapolis squad car struck and injured a pedestrian Friday night on the city's north side. The accident happened just after 5 p.m. on Fremont Avenue N. near 41st Avenue N.
  • Boy, 11, hit by car on walk with dad in North Branch, Minn.

    Boy, 11, hit by car on walk with dad in North Branch, Minn.

    Friday, August 22 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-08-22 21:38:36 GMT
    An 11-year-old boy is in the hospital after being hit by car in North Branch, Minn. According to the Chisago County sheriff's office, the boy and his father were walking down the street when a car drifted across the road and hit the boy.
    An 11-year-old boy is in the hospital after being hit by car in North Branch, Minn. According to the Chisago County sheriff's office, the boy and his father were walking down the street when a car drifted across the road and hit the boy.
  • LIST: Military surplus provided to Minnesota law enforcement

    LIST: Military surplus provided to Minnesota law enforcement

    Friday, August 22 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-08-22 21:14:07 GMT
    The Minnesota Department of Public Safety has released a list of property provided to law enforcement through the Department of Defense Surplus Equipment Program. Minnesota law enforcement agencies have acquired nearly $10 million in supplies through the program since 2007.Rifles and handguns account for much of the supplies, but a grenade launcher is listed to Anoka County and mine-resistant vehicles worth hundreds of thousands of dollars have been acquired by 7 agencies.Anoka County explain...
    The Minnesota Department of Public Safety has released a list of property provided to law enforcement through the Department of Defense Surplus Equipment Program. Minnesota law enforcement agencies have acquired nearly $10 million in supplies through the program since 2007.Rifles and handguns account for much of the supplies, but a grenade launcher is listed to Anoka County and mine-resistant vehicles worth hundreds of thousands of dollars have been acquired by 7 agencies.Anoka County explain...
  • Little Canada man charged with murder for deadly push into traffic

    Little Canada man charged with murder for deadly push into traffic

    Friday, August 22 2014 4:48 PM EDT2014-08-22 20:48:30 GMT

    A Little Canada, Minn. man accused of deliberately pushing another man into traffic has been charged with murder. Michael Merten, 41, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of 47-year-old Robert Hilgren after the two got into a shoving match the night of Wednesday, Aug. 20.


    A Little Canada, Minn. man accused of deliberately pushing another man into traffic has been charged with murder. Michael Merten, 41, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of 47-year-old Robert Hilgren after the two got into a shoving match the night of Wednesday, Aug. 20.


  • Mall of America targets North Dakota oil workers

    Mall of America targets North Dakota oil workers

    Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn. is targeting the new money of workers from the oil fields in western North Dakota.
    Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn. is targeting the new money of workers from the oil fields in western North Dakota.
  • Minnesota confirms first West Nile case of year

    Minnesota confirms first West Nile case of year

    Friday, August 22 2014 1:39 PM EDT2014-08-22 17:39:37 GMT
    Minnesota's first case of illness due to West Nile Virus this year has been confirmed by the state health department. A Pope County woman became ill Aug. 2 with West Nile fever, and did not require hospitalization.
    Minnesota's first case of illness due to West Nile Virus this year has been confirmed by the state health department. A Pope County woman became ill Aug. 2 with West Nile fever, and did not require hospitalization.
  • Attempted armed robbery near Univ. of Minnesota dorms

    Attempted armed robbery near Univ. of Minnesota dorms

    Friday, August 22 2014 12:08 PM EDT2014-08-22 16:08:23 GMT
    The University of Minnesota has issued a crime alert after a bicyclist was stopped at gunpoint near the Superblock dorms Thursday night. Police said the victim was not a U of M student. According to the University of Minnesota Police Department, the victim was riding his bike when the suspect – also riding a bicycle – began following him near the Franklin Avenue bridge.
    The University of Minnesota has issued a crime alert after a bicyclist was stopped at gunpoint near the Superblock dorms Thursday night. Police said the victim was not a U of M student. According to the University of Minnesota Police Department, the victim was riding his bike when the suspect – also riding a bicycle – began following him near the Franklin Avenue bridge.
  • 5 injured in rollover crash at I-694 and River Road

    5 injured in rollover crash at I-694 and River Road

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:42 AM EDT2014-08-22 15:42:14 GMT

    A single-car, rollover crash at Interstate 694 and East River Road sent 5 people to the hospital Friday morning. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the 2004 Chevy Trailblazer rolled several times after running off the eastbound ramp to River Road at a high rate of speed.

    A single-car, rollover crash at Interstate 694 and East River Road sent 5 people to the hospital Friday morning. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the 2004 Chevy Trailblazer rolled several times after running off the eastbound ramp to River Road at a high rate of speed.


  • Mankato teen leaves hospital after 169-day wait for heart transplant

    Mankato teen leaves hospital after 169-day wait for heart transplant

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:18 PM EDT2014-08-22 02:18:47 GMT
    He spent half a year waiting for a life-saving transplant, but after just a month of recovery, a Mankato teenager is now out of the hospital and preparing to go back to school.
    He spent half a year waiting for a life-saving transplant, but after just a month of recovery, a Mankato teenager is now out of the hospital and preparing to go back to school.
  • Squad of 4 senior citizen card sharks cheat in poker at Canterbury

    Squad of 4 senior citizen card sharks cheat in poker at Canterbury

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:43 PM EDT2014-08-22 01:43:20 GMT
    A squad of 4 senior citizens went to Canterbury Park last Fourth of July and scored a little over $200 in a cheating scheme playing poker.
    A squad of 4 senior citizens went to Canterbury Park last Fourth of July and scored a little over $200 in a cheating scheme playing poker.
  • Police say Little Canada man pushed another into car's path

    Police say Little Canada man pushed another into car's path

    Thursday, August 21 2014 6:09 PM EDT2014-08-21 22:09:57 GMT

    Authorities in Ramsey County took a 41-year-old Little Canada man into custody on Wednesday night after he apparently pushed another man in front of a car during an argument and that man later died.

    Authorities in Ramsey County took a 41-year-old Little Canada man into custody on Wednesday night after he apparently pushed another man in front of a car during an argument and that man later died.

  • Augsburg legend Edor Nelson turns 100

    Augsburg legend Edor Nelson turns 100

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:15 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:15:00 GMT
    He's an American hero, but few have heard his story because he's not one to brag. On Monday, however, he celebrated a major milestone birthday that had even President Barack Obama sending well-wishes.
    He's an American hero, but few have heard his story because he's not one to brag. On Monday, however, he celebrated a major milestone birthday that had even President Barack Obama sending well-wishes.
  • Urban explorer gets stuck near abandoned Glenwood Avenue silo

    Urban explorer gets stuck near abandoned Glenwood Avenue silo

    Thursday, August 21 2014 1:28 PM EDT2014-08-21 17:28:36 GMT
    A man taking part in an urban exploration was rescued from an abandoned grain silo in the Bryn Mawr neighborhood in Minneapolis early Thursday morning.
    A man taking part in an urban exploration was rescued from an abandoned grain silo in the Bryn Mawr neighborhood in Minneapolis early Thursday morning.
  • Ramsey County releases wanted poster for Ty Hoffman

    Ramsey County releases wanted poster for Ty Hoffman

    Thursday, August 21 2014 1:25 PM EDT2014-08-21 17:25:41 GMT
    The Ramsey County Sheriff's Office has released an updated wanted poster including a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest of Ty Hoffman, a suspect in connection to the murder of Lush Food Bar co-founder and Boston Scientific executive Kelly Phillips.
    The Ramsey County Sheriff's Office has released an updated wanted poster including a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest of Ty Hoffman, a suspect in connection to the murder of Lush Food Bar co-founder and Boston Scientific executive Kelly Phillips.
  • Victims of Eden Prairie Ponzi scheme fill courtroom

    Victims of Eden Prairie Ponzi scheme fill courtroom

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:04 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:04:13 GMT
    Sean Meadows, of Eden Prairie, is accused of stealing more than $10 million through a Ponzi scheme, and when he made his first court appearance, he had plenty of company.
    Sean Meadows, of Eden Prairie, is accused of stealing more than $10 million through a Ponzi scheme, and when he made his first court appearance, he had plenty of company.
  • Maya Moore named WNBA MVP

    Maya Moore named WNBA MVP

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:44 AM EDT2014-08-21 14:44:35 GMT
    Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore has been named the 2013 WNBA MVP with a whopping 35 first-place votes from a national panel of 38 sportswriters and broadcasters.
    Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore has been named the 2013 WNBA MVP with a whopping 35 first-place votes from a national panel of 38 sportswriters and broadcasters.
  • Why Manziel's middle finger didn't cost him a starting spot

    Why Manziel's middle finger didn't cost him a starting spot

    Thursday, August 21 2014 8:10 AM EDT2014-08-21 12:10:08 GMT
    When it comes to the newest crop of NFL rookies, some are at the head of the class and others may need an attitude adjustment. Vikings fans love Teddy Bridgewater, but Browns fans may have gotten more than they bargained for with Johnny Manziel.
    When it comes to the newest crop of NFL rookies, some are at the head of the class and others may need an attitude adjustment. Vikings fans love Teddy Bridgewater, but Browns fans may have gotten more than they bargained for with Johnny Manziel.
  • Mo'ne Davis inspires Minn. women who broke barriers

    Mo'ne Davis inspires Minn. women who broke barriers

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-08-21 02:30:32 GMT
    Lots of kids have played in the Little League World Series, but although few were girls, one stole the spotlight this year. Mo'ne Davis is already on the cover of Sports Illustrated, but before her, there was Krissy Wendell.
    Lots of kids have played in the Little League World Series, but although few were girls, one stole the spotlight this year. Mo'ne Davis is already on the cover of Sports Illustrated, but before her, there was Krissy Wendell.
  • VIDEO: 180-mph double crash during Brainerd drag race

    VIDEO: 180-mph double crash during Brainerd drag race

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:53 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:53:09 GMT
    Photo courtesy of NHRA on YouTubePhoto courtesy of NHRA on YouTube
    When it comes to drag racing, rocket-type speed is the name of the game -- but that also means things can go wrong very quickly, and a double crash at a Brainerd, Minn., track is another grim reminder.
    When it comes to drag racing, rocket-type speed is the name of the game -- but that also means things can go wrong very quickly, and a double crash at a Brainerd, Minn., track is another grim reminder.
  • Archdiocese settles suit with man abused by priest as boy

    Archdiocese settles suit with man abused by priest as boy

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:55 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:55:38 GMT
    It's a case that dates back to the early 1970s, but the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is settling a suit with a 54-year-old man who claims Father Tom Stitts sexually abused him while being shuffled through metro parishes.
    It's a case that dates back to the early 1970s, but the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is settling a suit with a 54-year-old man who claims Father Tom Stitts sexually abused him while being shuffled through metro parishes.
  • Charges dropped against Timberwolves forward, why he plans to sue

    Domestic assault charges dropped against Dante Cunningham

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:09 PM EDT2014-08-20 19:09:49 GMT
    Charges against Minnesota Timberwolves forward Dante Cunningham are being dropped and he plans to sue his accuser after he was arrested charged with felony domestic assault in April.
    Charges against Minnesota Timberwolves forward Dante Cunningham are being dropped and he plans to sue his accuser after he was arrested and charged with felony domestic assault in April.
  • New photos, bigger reward: 'We must find Ty Hoffman'

    New photos, bigger reward: 'We must find Ty Hoffman'

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:07 PM EDT2014-08-20 19:07:58 GMT
    Crime Stoppers and the Council on Crime and Justice are offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction for the murder of Kelly Phillips in Arden Hills. The Ramsey County sheriff's office has identified Ty Hoffman as the suspect.
    Crime Stoppers and the Council on Crime and Justice are offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction for the murder of Kelly Phillips in Arden Hills. The Ramsey County sheriff's office has identified Ty Hoffman as the suspect.
  • Target reports 61% drop in second-quarter earnings

    Target reports 61% drop in second-quarter earnings

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:27 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:27:04 GMT
    Target is still struggling after a massive data breach and slow sales in Canada, reporting its second-quarter earnings have dropped 61.7 percent.
    Target is still struggling after a massive data breach and slow sales in Canada, reporting its second-quarter earnings have dropped 61.7 percent.
  • Minnesota mom charged for giving son cannabis oil early

    Minnesota mom charged for giving son cannabis oil early

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-08-20 14:28:19 GMT
    After years of watching her son suffer with the symptoms of a traumatic brain injury, Angela Brown turned to medical marijuana as a last resort. It worked, but the decision has left her facing criminal charges.
    After years of watching her son suffer with the symptoms of a traumatic brain injury, Angela Brown turned to medical marijuana as a last resort. It worked, but the decision has left her facing criminal charges.
  • 4 things to know about getting to the State Fair

    4 things to know about getting to the State Fair

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:03 AM EDT2014-08-20 14:03:27 GMT
    It's almost Minnesota State Fair time – nearly 2 million people will flock to the Fair starting Thursday, Aug. 21 through Labor Day. Here's what you need to know about getting there.
    It's almost Minnesota State Fair time – nearly 2 million people will flock to the Fair starting Thursday, Aug. 21 through Labor Day. Here's what you need to know about getting there.
  • 3 Minnesota women bring movie-making magic back to metro

    3 Minnesota women bring movie-making magic back to metro

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-08-20 03:00:16 GMT
    A group of women from the Twin Cities are bringing the big lights of Hollywood to the Land of 10,000 Lakes by bringing movie-making magic back to the metro for a feature film called "Dragonfly."
    A group of women from the Twin Cities are bringing the big lights of Hollywood to the Land of 10,000 Lakes by bringing movie-making magic back to the metro for a feature film called "Dragonfly."
  • Moms push to allow police to collect DNA from suspected felons

    Moms push to allow police to collect DNA from suspected felons

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:10 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:10:10 GMT
    It's a constitutional conundrum, but a U.S. Supreme Court decision has two mothers pushing to get a law allowing police officers to take DNA samples from those suspected of committing felonies reinstated.
    It's a constitutional conundrum, but a U.S. Supreme Court decision has two mothers pushing to get a law allowing police officers to take DNA samples from those suspected of committing felonies reinstated.
  • Wisconsin cop arrested for DUI in Minnesota asked to be let go

    Wisconsin cop arrested for DUI in Minnesota

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 8:02 PM EDT2014-08-20 00:02:01 GMT
    Catherine Trimboli, 41Catherine Trimboli, 41
    Drunken driving charges filed this week say a Wisconsin deputy asked to be let go as a "professional courtesy" when she was stopped in Red Wing while she was almost twice the legal limit.
    Drunken driving charges filed this week say a Wisconsin deputy asked to be let go as a "professional courtesy" when she was stopped in Red Wing while she was almost twice the legal limit.
  • Military helicopters buzz Minneapolis, St. Paul with no warning

    Military helicopters buzz Minneapolis, St. Paul with no warning

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:02 PM EDT2014-08-19 22:02:41 GMT
    Military helicopter in downtown Minneapolis in August 2012Military helicopter in downtown Minneapolis in August 2012
    U.S. Department of Defense training exercises had military helicopters whizzing around buildings in downtown Minneapolis and downtown St. Paul on Monday night. But unlike similar training exercises two years ago, no advance public notice was given this year.
    U.S. Department of Defense training exercises had military helicopters whizzing around buildings in downtown Minneapolis and downtown St. Paul on Monday night. But unlike similar training exercises two years ago, no advance public notice was given this year.
  • Blind man running 11,000 miles for sick granddaughter now in MN

    Blind man runs 11,000 miles for sick granddaughter

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 5:08 PM EDT2014-08-19 21:08:58 GMT
    Love can move people to incredible feats, and that's certainly true of a blind, 62-year-old grandfather who is running 11,000 miles around the United States to raise money to fight cystic fibrosis.
    Love can move people to incredible feats, and that's certainly true of a blind, 62-year-old grandfather who is running 11,000 miles around the United States to raise money to fight cystic fibrosis.
  • 3 updates from Ferguson, Missouri: Protests by day, chaos by night

    3 updates from Ferguson, Missouri: Protests by day, chaos by night

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:23 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:23:12 GMT
    Anyone in Ferguson, Missouri who wants to protest peacefully should do it during the day. That's the word from the Missouri Highway Patrol, saying the situation is just too dangerous after dark. Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson singled out "violent agitators" for using the protests as a cover for crime.
    Anyone in Ferguson, Missouri who wants to protest peacefully should do it during the day. That's the word from the Missouri Highway Patrol, saying the situation is just too dangerous after dark. Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson singled out "violent agitators" for using the protests as a cover for crime.
  • 16-year-old paralyzed in ATV crash saved girlfriend

    16-year-old paralyzed in ATV crash saved girlfriend

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:13 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:13:47 GMT
    His life may never be the same, but the 16-year-old running back from Hinckley High School was able to get his girlfriend to safety when the unthinkable happened while the two were riding his four-wheeler.
    His life may never be the same, but the 16-year-old running back from Hinckley High School was able to get his girlfriend to safety when the unthinkable happened while the two were riding his four-wheeler.
  • Vikings, Kluwe settle after 7-month dissent

    Vikings, Kluwe settle after 7-month dissent

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 3:19 PM EDT2014-08-19 19:19:43 GMT
    Minnesota Vikings ex-punter Chris Kluwe and his attorney Clayton Halunen announced on Tuesday an out-of-court agreement reached between Kluwe and his former club to put a cap on a hotly debated conversation Kluwe launched with a Deadspin.com article in January.
    Minnesota Vikings ex-punter Chris Kluwe and his attorney Clayton Halunen announced on Tuesday an out-of-court agreement reached between Kluwe and his former club to put a cap on a hotly debated conversation Kluwe launched with a Deadspin.com article in January.
  • Andrea Chisholm expected to plead guilty in welfare fraud case

    Andrea Chisholm expected to plead guilty in welfare fraud case

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 2:13 PM EDT2014-08-19 18:13:47 GMT
    Andrea Chisolm, a Deephaven, Minn. woman charged with welfare fraud after living on a $1.2 million yacht is expected to plead guilty in Hennepin County on Tuesday at 3 p.m.
    Andrea Chisolm, a Deephaven, Minn. woman charged with welfare fraud after living on a $1.2 million yacht is expected to plead guilty in Hennepin County on Tuesday at 3 p.m.
  • Shooter's wife not guilty in New Brighton neighbor murder

    Shooter's wife not guilty in New Brighton neighbor murder

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 12:24 PM EDT2014-08-19 16:24:54 GMT
    Paula Zumberge was found not guilty on all counts in the shooting death of a New Brighton, Minn. neighbor in connection with a neighborhood feud over the feeding of deer. The verdict was returned Tuesday morning by Ramsey County Judge Lezlie Ott Marek .
    Paula Zumberge was found not guilty on all counts in the shooting death of a New Brighton, Minn. neighbor in connection with a neighborhood feud over the feeding of deer. The verdict was returned Tuesday morning by Ramsey County Judge Lezlie Ott Marek .
  • ROAD SAFETY: Is V2V soon to be a reality?

    ROAD SAFETY: Is V2V soon to be a reality?

    Monday, August 18 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-08-19 03:00:56 GMT
    So far, cars aren't flying like they do on "The Jetsons," but advances in technology could help drivers avoid accidents -- and there's reason to believe vehicle-to-vehicle communication is the wave of the future.
    So far, cars aren't flying like they do on "The Jetsons," but advances in technology could help drivers avoid accidents -- and there's reason to believe vehicle-to-vehicle communication is the wave of the future.
  • Cave explorer: 'I was instantly going into survivor mode'

    Cave explorer: 'I was instantly going into survivor mode'

    Monday, August 18 2014 8:47 PM EDT2014-08-19 00:47:20 GMT
    When thinking back on the exploration expedition that left him trapped 20-feet down a shaft in a network of tunnels in St. Paul, 18-year-old Travis Bungum admits he thought it was all over."I honestly thought, 'This is probably going to be my moment."
    When thinking back on the exploration expedition that left him trapped 20-feet down a shaft in a network of tunnels in St. Paul, 18-year-old Travis Bungum admits he thought it was all over."I honestly thought, 'This is probably going to be my moment."
  • Trial delayed in hit-and-run that killed Jessica Hanson

    Trial delayed in hit-and-run that killed Jessica Hanson

    Monday, August 18 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-08-18 22:19:47 GMT
    It has been just over a year since 24-year-old Jessica Hanson was killed by a hit-and-run driver while riding her bicycle in Minneapolis, but the trial of the man accused of striking her will be delayed for weeks or months due to some last-minute legal maneuvering.
    It has been just over a year since 24-year-old Jessica Hanson was killed by a hit-and-run driver while riding her bicycle in Minneapolis, but the trial of the man accused of striking her will be delayed for weeks or months due to some last-minute legal maneuvering.
  • PHOTOS: IndyCar racer Charlie Kimball heads to Camp Needlepoint

    PHOTOS: Racer Charlie Kimball heads to Camp Needlepoint

    Monday, August 18 2014 5:50 PM EDT2014-08-18 21:50:19 GMT
    Summer camp is a rite of passage for many children, but and Camp Needlepoint offers a place for children with diabetes to get away and have some fun -- including racing with a pro who doesn't let the disease slow him down.
    Summer camp is a rite of passage for many children, but and Camp Needlepoint offers a place for children with diabetes to get away and have some fun -- including racing with a pro who doesn't let the disease slow him down.
  • FOUND: Ida Tims, 51 and vulnerable

    FOUND: Ida Tims, 51 and vulnerable

    Monday, August 18 2014 4:55 PM EDT2014-08-18 20:55:39 GMT
    Brooklyn Park police are asking the public to help them locate a missing woman who has not been seen since 9 a.m. on Tuesday, and police say she likely does not know where she is going.
    Brooklyn Park police are asking the public to help them locate a missing woman who has not been seen since 9 a.m. on Tuesday, and police say she likely does not know where she is going.
  • St. Thomas Academy football player recovering after collapse

    St. Thomas Academy football player recovering after collapse

    Monday, August 18 2014 4:24 PM EDT2014-08-18 20:24:44 GMT
    A sophomore football player at St. Thomas Academy in Mendota Heights, Minn. is recovering “faster than originally projected” after collapsing after practice on Saturday. The player, who has not been named, was revived with a defibrillator and remains in the hospital.
    A sophomore football player at St. Thomas Academy in Mendota Heights, Minn. is recovering “faster than originally projected” after collapsing after practice on Saturday. The player, who has not been named, was revived with a defibrillator and remains in the hospital.
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul among best for young professionals

    Minneapolis-St. Paul among best for young professionals

    Monday, August 18 2014 2:55 PM EDT2014-08-18 18:55:35 GMT
    The Twin Cities metro offers some of the best job prospects for 24-to-34-year-olds who hold a bachelor's degree or higher according to a recent ranking of America's 15 Best Cities for Young Professionals by Forbes.
    The Twin Cities metro offers some of the best job prospects for 24-to-34-year-olds who hold a bachelor's degree or higher according to a recent ranking of America's 15 Best Cities for Young Professionals by Forbes.
  • EXCLUSIVE: Ty Hoffman's sister speaks out

    EXCLUSIVE: Ty Hoffman's sister speaks out

    Monday, August 18 2014 11:52 AM EDT2014-08-18 15:52:59 GMT
    It's been nearly a week since a well-known Twin Cities businessman was gunned down at an Arden Hills gas station, and the suspect's sister is speaking out about it for the first time in a Fox 9 exclusive.
    It's been nearly a week since a well-known Twin Cities businessman was gunned down at an Arden Hills gas station, and the suspect's sister is speaking out about it for the first time in a Fox 9 exclusive.
  • SWAT surrounding Albertville home unable to stop suicide

    SWAT surrounding Albertville home unable to stop suicide

    Sunday, August 17 2014 7:13 PM EDT2014-08-17 23:13:45 GMT
    A SWAT team is currently surrounding a home in Albertville, Minn., and neighbors apparently must get clearance from Wright County deputies if they wish to leave the area.
    A SWAT team is currently surrounding a home in Albertville, Minn., and neighbors apparently must get clearance from Wright County deputies if they wish to leave the area.
  • Text message helps save man trapped in St. Paul cave

    Text message helps save man trapped in St. Paul cave

    Sunday, August 17 2014 6:42 PM EDT2014-08-17 22:42:23 GMT
    A man was rescued from a cave off Water Street in St. Paul after getting stuck in a tunnel Sunday morning. After the rescue, St. Paul firefighters searched the rest of the 300-foot cave for other possible explorers.
    A man was rescued from a cave off Water Street in St. Paul after getting stuck in a tunnel Sunday morning. After the rescue, St. Paul firefighters searched the rest of the 300-foot cave for other possible explorers.
  • Ice Bucket Challenge raises 'unprecedented' $13.3M for ALS

    Ice Bucket Challenge raises 'unprecedented' $13.3M for ALS

    Sunday, August 17 2014 6:05 PM EDT2014-08-17 22:05:05 GMT
    The videos have whipped up a social media storm, and the Ice Bucket Challenge is making a major splash in Minneapolis. In just 2 weeks, more than $13 million has been raised -- and so has awareness of ALS.
    The videos have whipped up a social media storm, and the Ice Bucket Challenge is making a major splash in Minneapolis. In just 2 weeks, more than $13 million has been raised -- and so has awareness of ALS.
  • Arsonist destroys new Plymouth Creek playground

    Arsonist destroys new Plymouth Creek playground

    Sunday, August 17 2014 4:39 PM EDT2014-08-17 20:39:43 GMT
    Hundreds of thousands of dollars in playground equipment were destroyed by flames over the weekend, and it was no accident. In fact, investigators say they need to track down an arsonist.
    Hundreds of thousands of dollars in playground equipment were destroyed by flames over the weekend, and it was no accident. In fact, investigators say they need to track down an arsonist.
  • Vikings, Kluwe reach agreement to avoid lawsuit

    Vikings, Kluwe reach agreement to avoid lawsuit

    Sunday, August 17 2014 1:56 PM EDT2014-08-17 17:56:11 GMT
    The Minnesota Vikings and ex-punter Chris Kluwe have reached an agreement to avoid a lawsuit following an investigation into Kluwe's release and alleged homophobic comments made by special teams coach Mike Priefer.
    The Minnesota Vikings and ex-punter Chris Kluwe have reached an agreement to avoid a lawsuit following an investigation into Kluwe's release and alleged homophobic comments made by special teams coach Mike Priefer.
  • Mall of America zipline employee injured

    Mall of America zipline employee injured

    Saturday, August 16 2014 7:37 PM EDT2014-08-16 23:37:14 GMT
    A Mall of America employee working on the new zipline attraction at Nickelodeon Universe was injured Saturday morning by a piece of equipment on the east platform.
    A Mall of America employee working on the new zipline attraction at Nickelodeon Universe was injured Saturday morning by a piece of equipment on the east platform.
  • Woman stabbed to death at 4th and Franklin in Minneapolis

    Woman stabbed to death at 4th and Franklin in Minneapolis

    Saturday, August 16 2014 9:34 AM EDT2014-08-16 13:34:10 GMT
    Minneapolis police are investigating the deadly stabbing of a woman near 4th Avenue S. and E. Franklin Avenue early Saturday morning.
    Minneapolis police are investigating the deadly stabbing of a woman near 4th Avenue S. and E. Franklin Avenue early Saturday morning.
  • Suspect in Mendota Heights cop murder out of hospital, in court

    Suspect in Mendota Heights cop murder out of hospital, in court

    Friday, August 15 2014 4:34 PM EDT2014-08-15 20:34:42 GMT
    Brian Fitch, the suspect in the murder of Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick, will make his initial court appearance at 1:30 p.m. Friday in Dakota County. Fitch, 39, has been at Regions Hospital since his arrest on July 30, recovering from multiple gunshot wounds sustained in a shootout with police in St. Paul.
    Brian Fitch, the suspect in the murder of Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick, will make his initial court appearance at 1:30 p.m. Friday in Dakota County. Fitch, 39, has been at Regions Hospital since his arrest on July 30, recovering from multiple gunshot wounds sustained in a shootout with police in St. Paul.
  • Fugitive Ty Hoffman charged with murder of Lush cofounder

    Fugitive Ty Hoffman charged with murder of Lush cofounder

    Friday, August 15 2014 3:51 PM EDT2014-08-15 19:51:31 GMT
    Ty Hoffman remains at-large, but he was charged Friday with second-degree murder in the Aug. 11 shooting death of Lush Food Bar co-founder Kelly Phillips at an Arden Hills, Minn. gas station. A nationwide warrant has been issued for the arrest of Lyle “Ty” Hoffman and the state will ask for $1 million bail if and when he is in custody.
    Ty Hoffman remains at-large, but he was charged Friday with second-degree murder in the Aug. 11 shooting death of Lush Food Bar co-founder Kelly Phillips at an Arden Hills, Minn. gas station. A nationwide warrant has been issued for the arrest of Lyle “Ty” Hoffman and the state will ask for $1 million bail if and when he is in custody.
  • Arson destroys new playground equipment in Plymouth, Minn.

    Arson destroys new playground equipment in Plymouth, Minn.

    Friday, August 15 2014 3:09 PM EDT2014-08-15 19:09:02 GMT
    Police in Plymouth, Minn. believe a fire that destroyed $200,000 worth of playground equipment at Plymouth Creek Park was intentionally set. Brand new playground equipment, valued at $80,000 to $130,000, was scheduled to be installed Friday morning.
    Police in Plymouth, Minn. believe a fire that destroyed $200,000 worth of playground equipment at Plymouth Creek Park was intentionally set. Brand new playground equipment, valued at $80,000 to $130,000, was scheduled to be installed Friday morning.
  • Witnesses: Fight at Bulldog bar ends with intentional hit-and-run

    Witnesses: Fight at Bulldog bar ends with intentional hit-and-run

    Friday, August 15 2014 2:08 PM EDT2014-08-15 18:08:34 GMT
    An argument inside the Bulldog bar spilled out into the intersection of 26th Street and Lyndale Avenue in Minneapolis overnight, ending in what witnesses called a deliberate hit-and-run.
    An argument inside the Bulldog bar spilled out into the intersection of 26th Street and Lyndale Avenue in Minneapolis overnight, ending in what witnesses called a deliberate hit-and-run.
  • Supervalu hacked, Cub Foods shoppers exposed

    Supervalu hacked, Cub Foods shoppers exposed

    Friday, August 15 2014 11:04 AM EDT2014-08-15 15:04:59 GMT
    Supervalu, Inc. on Friday confirmed a data breach affecting its computer network that processes debit and credit card transactions. The breach affects an unknown number of Cub Foods shoppers who used cards between June 22 and July 14, 2014.
    Supervalu, Inc. on Friday confirmed a data breach affecting its computer network that processes debit and credit card transactions. The breach affects an unknown number of Cub Foods shoppers who used cards between June 22 and July 14, 2014.
  • Hopewell Music School helps kids pursue priceless passion

    Hopewell Music School helps kids pursue priceless passion

    Friday, August 15 2014 10:18 AM EDT2014-08-15 14:18:54 GMT

    Hopewell Music School gives Minneapolis kids ages 6 and up free and reduced price lessons. Because price shouldn't stand in the way of pursuing a musical passion..

    Hopewell Music School gives Minneapolis kids ages 6 and up free and reduced price lessons. Because price shouldn't stand in the way of pursuing a musical passion..


  • Rosemount deer acts more like a friendly dog, neighbor

    Rosemount deer acts more like a friendly dog, neighbor

    Friday, August 15 2014 9:46 AM EDT2014-08-15 13:46:49 GMT
    There are plenty of deer in Minnesota, but there's one in Rosemount that isn't behaving like one. Instead, it acts more like a dog and isn't at all afraid to come up to people -- or mimic them.
    There are plenty of deer in Minnesota, but there's one in Rosemount that isn't behaving like one. Instead, it acts more like a dog and isn't at all afraid to come up to people -- or mimic them.
  • WARRANT: Suspected cop killer 'prepared'

    WARRANT: Suspected cop killer 'prepared'

    Friday, August 15 2014 12:07 AM EDT2014-08-15 04:07:00 GMT
    The day before Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick was shot and killed, Brian Fitch Sr. apparently told his ex-girlfriend he was prepared to kill a cop, according to search warrants.
    The day before Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick was shot and killed, Brian Fitch Sr. apparently told his ex-girlfriend he was prepared to kill a cop, according to search warrants.
  • Lush Food Bar reopens after co-founder's murder, suspect at large

    Lush Food Bar reopens after co-founder's murder, suspect at large

    Thursday, August 14 2014 11:51 PM EDT2014-08-15 03:51:07 GMT
    Three days after the co-owner of Lush Food Bar was shot and killed at a gas station in Arden Hills by his ex-boyfriend and former business partner, the Minneapolis eatery announced it will resume regular operations.
    Three days after the co-owner of Lush Food Bar was shot and killed at a gas station in Arden Hills by his ex-boyfriend and former business partner, the Minneapolis eatery announced it will resume regular operations.
  • What's happening in Ferguson, Missouri and what Minneapolis is doing about it

    What's happening in Ferguson, Missouri and what Minneapolis is doing about it

    Thursday, August 14 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-08-15 03:43:11 GMT
    After 5 days and nights of sometimes violent protests, the situation in Ferguson, Missouri is still tense. President Barack Obama is now calling for a federal investigation into the deadly, officer-involved shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

    After 5 days and nights of sometimes violent protests, the situation in Ferguson, Missouri is still tense. President Barack Obama is now calling for a federal investigation into the deadly, officer-involved shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

  • Wife: Robin Williams had Parkinson's disease

    Wife: Robin Williams had Parkinson's disease

    Thursday, August 14 2014 10:43 PM EDT2014-08-15 02:43:28 GMT
    The widow Robin Williams left behind is opening up about his death to say he was in the early stages of Parkinson's disease and was sober when he died.
    The widow Robin Williams left behind is opening up about his death to say he was in the early stages of Parkinson's disease and was sober when he died.
  • Minneapolis Mayor Hodges proposes 2.4% property tax levy increase

    Minneapolis Mayor Hodges proposes 2.4% property tax levy increase

    Thursday, August 14 2014 8:32 PM EDT2014-08-15 00:32:30 GMT
     Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges gave her first budget speech on Thursday, proposing a 2.4 percent property tax levy hike -- the largest increase in several years.
     Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges gave her first budget speech on Thursday, proposing a 2.4 percent property tax levy hike -- the largest increase in several years.
  • Minnesota man returning to Texas to face 1983 murder charge

    Minnesota man returning to Texas to face 1983 murder charge

    Thursday, August 14 2014 8:22 PM EDT2014-08-15 00:22:18 GMT
    Robert Otteson appeared in Dakota County court Thursday morning, agreeing to extradition to Texas to face charges in the 1983 murder of Francisco Narvaez in Denton, Texas. Otteson, 53, had been living a normal, quiet life in Lakeville, Minn. since the mid-1990s until his arrest Tuesday.
    Robert Otteson appeared in Dakota County court Thursday morning, agreeing to extradition to Texas to face charges in the 1983 murder of Francisco Narvaez in Denton, Texas. Otteson, 53, had been living a normal, quiet life in Lakeville, Minn. since the mid-1990s until his arrest Tuesday.
  • Hundreds crowd Eagan outlet mall for opening

    Hundreds crowd Eagan outlet mall for opening

    Thursday, August 14 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-08-14 19:28:04 GMT
    The highly-anticipated Twin Cities Premium Outlets are now open in Eagan, Minn. and offer shoppers some not-so-usual outlet mall suspects.
    The highly-anticipated Twin Cities Premium Outlets are now open in Eagan, Minn. and offer shoppers some not-so-usual outlet mall suspects.
  • Beloved Lakeville, Minn. lawyer killed in crash on Hwy. 100

    Beloved Lakeville, Minn. lawyer killed in crash on Hwy. 100

    Thursday, August 14 2014 2:17 PM EDT2014-08-14 18:17:23 GMT
    Justin Johnson, a 39-year-old Lakeville, Minn. man and beloved lawyer with Stoel Rives died in a single-car crash in Edina, Minn. on Wednesday evening.
    Justin Johnson, a 39-year-old Lakeville, Minn. man and beloved lawyer with Stoel Rives died in a single-car crash in Edina, Minn. on Wednesday evening.
  • Semi driver who nearly hit Minnesota 6th grader charged

    Semi driver who nearly hit Minnesota 6th grader charged

    Thursday, August 14 2014 11:48 AM EDT2014-08-14 15:48:06 GMT
    A semi driver who illegally passed a school bus on the right shoulder of a Minnesota highway, nearly hitting a 6th grade student, has been charged with two misdemeanors. Allen Morris, 48, surrendered to the Minnesota State Patrol just 7 hours after video of the May 30 incident was released.
    A semi driver who illegally passed a school bus on the right shoulder of a Minnesota highway, nearly hitting a 6th grade student, has been charged with two misdemeanors. Allen Morris, 48, surrendered to the Minnesota State Patrol just 7 hours after video of the May 30 incident was released.
  • Lakeville, Minn. man arrested in 30-year-old Texas murder

    Lakeville, Minn. man arrested in 30-year-old Texas murder

    Thursday, August 14 2014 11:16 AM EDT2014-08-14 15:16:10 GMT
    A Lakeville, Minn. man who has been living in the Twin Cities with his wife and kids was arrested on Tuesday for a 30-year-old Texas murder.
    A Lakeville, Minn. man who has been living in the Twin Cities with his wife and kids was arrested on Tuesday for a 30-year-old Texas murder.
  • How to get a prescription for fruits and veggies

    How to get a prescription for fruits and veggies

    Thursday, August 14 2014 10:14 AM EDT2014-08-14 14:14:52 GMT
    Hippocrates is often thought of as the father of medicine, and the ancient Greek physician's words are still quoted today: "Let food be thy medicine." Now, doctors at a metro clinic are taking that advice literally.
    Hippocrates is often thought of as the father of medicine, and the ancient Greek physician's words are still quoted today: "Let food be thy medicine." Now, doctors at a metro clinic are taking that advice literally.
  • WANTED: Cult leader Victor Barnard possibly spotted in Washington

    WANTED: Cult leader Victor Barnard possibly spotted in Washington

    Thursday, August 14 2014 10:03 AM EDT2014-08-14 14:03:20 GMT
    Authorities in the state of Washington may be closing in on a cult leader who was charged with 59 counts of criminal sexual conduct involving minors after two victims came forward to say he raped them.
    Authorities in the state of Washington may be closing in on a cult leader who was charged with 59 counts of criminal sexual conduct involving minors after two victims came forward to say he raped them.
  • Otter attacks 12-year-old girl swimming in Bone Lake

    Otter attacks 12-year-old girl swimming in Bone Lake

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 11:29 PM EDT2014-08-14 03:29:00 GMT
    It was her first trip to cabin country, but a 12-year-old girl who was swimming near Balsam Lake, Wis., says she was chased and bitten by an otter that left her with several wounds as unwanted souvenirs.
    It was her first trip to cabin country, but a 12-year-old girl who was swimming near Balsam Lake, Wis., says she was chased and bitten by an otter that left her with several wounds as unwanted souvenirs.
  • FOX 5 Special Coverage

    Husband, wife turned to God when she got Ebola

    Husband, wife turned to God when she got Ebola

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 8:53 PM EDT2014-08-14 00:53:08 GMT
    When a doctor told missionary David Writebol that his wife, Nancy, had contracted the Ebola virus while they were serving in Liberia, he says they turned to God for help.
    When a doctor told missionary David Writebol that his wife, Nancy, had contracted the Ebola virus while they were serving in Liberia, he says they turned to God for help.

  • Minnesota athletes upgrade from ice baths to cryosauna

    Minnesota athletes upgrade from ice baths to cryosauna

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 7:26 PM EDT2014-08-13 23:26:12 GMT
    Putting ice on an injury involves more than a bag of ice and a towel for Minnesota's professional athletes. In fact, they're trying out a new cryosauna that helps them stay healthy by keeping cool.
    Putting ice on an injury involves more than a bag of ice and a towel for Minnesota's professional athletes. In fact, they're trying out a new cryosauna that helps them stay healthy by keeping cool.
  • DEFENSE: 'We don't punish wives for the sins of the husband'

    DEFENSE: 'We don't punish wives for the sins of the husband'

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 4:18 PM EDT2014-08-13 20:18:44 GMT
    Surveillance video from the deadly shooting of a New Brighton, Minn. man embroiled in a deer feeding feud with neighbors isn't the smoking gun we thought it could be. It's nearly impossible to see what's happening on the poor quality video, which has no sound.
    Surveillance video from the deadly shooting of a New Brighton, Minn. man embroiled in a deer feeding feud with neighbors isn't the smoking gun we thought it could be. It's nearly impossible to see what's happening on the poor quality video, which has no sound.
  • Did Archbishop John Nienstedt lie under oath?

    Did Archbishop John Nienstedt lie under oath?

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 3:24 PM EDT2014-08-13 19:24:39 GMT
    Documents made public Monday by attorneys attempting to make the case that the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is a public nuisance suggest Archbishop John Nienstedt gave false statements under oath about a priest who was accused of abusing minors.
    Documents made public Monday by attorneys attempting to make the case that the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is a public nuisance suggest Archbishop John Nienstedt gave false statements under oath about a priest who was accused of abusing minors.
  • Minneapolis man trapped in ground during house project

    Minneapolis man trapped in ground during house project

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 2:22 PM EDT2014-08-13 18:22:00 GMT
    photo by Tyler Ryan / Fox 9 Newsphoto by Tyler Ryan / Fox 9 News

    A Minneapolis man became trapped in a sand pile outside of his house near Lake Nokomis while digging near the foundation Wednesday morning. The incident was reported around 10:30 a.m. at the house near E. 54th Street and Shoreview Avenue.

    A Minneapolis man became trapped in a sand pile outside of his house near Lake Nokomis while digging near the foundation Wednesday morning. The incident was reported around 10:30 a.m. at the house near E. 54th Street and Shoreview Avenue.


  • Ty Hoffman still at-large, wanted for murder of Lush co-founder

    Ty Hoffman still at-large, wanted for murder of Lush co-founder

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 1:57 PM EDT2014-08-13 17:57:53 GMT
    There's still no sign of the suspect police are looking for in Monday morning's deadly shooting at an Arden Hills, Minn. gas station. Investigators want to hear from anyone who knows the whereabouts of 44-year-old Ty Hoffman (legal name Lyle Marvin Hoffman). Call the Ramsey County sheriff's office at 651-266-7320 or 911 with any information.
    There's still no sign of the suspect police are looking for in Monday morning's deadly shooting at an Arden Hills, Minn. gas station. Investigators want to hear from anyone who knows the whereabouts of 44-year-old Ty Hoffman (legal name Lyle Marvin Hoffman). Call the Ramsey County sheriff's office at 651-266-7320 or 911 with any information.
  • Minnesota Republicans unite behind primary winners

    Minnesota Republicans unite behind primary winners

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 11:06 AM EDT2014-08-13 15:06:49 GMT
    Hennepin County commissioner Jeff Johnson emerged from Tuesday's Republican primary for Minnesota governor with a victory and a lesson – this time the endorsement mattered and Republicans realize they must unite to win.
    Hennepin County commissioner Jeff Johnson emerged from Tuesday's Republican primary for Minnesota governor with a victory and a lesson – this time the endorsement mattered and Republicans realize they must unite to win.
  • Minnesota primary election results roundup

    Minnesota primary election results roundup

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 8:28 AM EDT2014-08-13 12:28:27 GMT
    Tuesday's primary election numbers are trickling in to set the stage for some major races across Minnesota come November.
    Tuesday's primary election numbers are trickling in to set the stage for some major races across Minnesota come November.
  • Arden Hills murder suspect, victim are Lush Bar co-founders

    Arden Hills murder suspect, victim are Lush Bar co-founders

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-08-13 03:53:04 GMT

    The victim and suspect in Monday morning's deadly shooting at a Holiday gas station in Arden Hills, Minn. have been identified as Kelly Phillips (victim) and Ty Hoffman (suspect). The two men are the co-founders of Lush Food Bar in northeast Minneapolis.

    The victim and suspect in Monday morning's deadly shooting at a Holiday gas station in Arden Hills, Minn. have been identified as Kelly Phillips (victim) and Ty Hoffman (suspect). The two men are the co-founders of Lush Food Bar in northeast Minneapolis.

  • Feds bust multi-million dollar cell phone theft ring in Twin Cities

    Feds bust multi-million dollar cell phone theft ring in Twin Cities

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 11:47 PM EDT2014-08-13 03:47:16 GMT

    The U.S. Attorney's Office in Minneapolis on Tuesday indicted 20 members of the Mustafa Family crime syndicate for allegedly using thousands of stolen identities to steal cell phones and tablets worth millions of dollars.

    The U.S. Attorney's Office in Minneapolis on Tuesday indicted 20 members of the Mustafa Family crime syndicate for allegedly using thousands of stolen identities to steal cell phones and tablets worth millions of dollars.


  • Help ID Minneapolis homicide victim with large cross tattoo

    Help ID Minneapolis homicide victim with large cross tattoo

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 11:17 PM EDT2014-08-13 03:17:50 GMT
    The Minneapolis Police Department is asking the public's help in identifying a man found next to a dumpster fire on 39th Street East between Snelling and Minnehaha avenues late Thursday night.
    The Minneapolis Police Department is asking the public's help in identifying a man found next to a dumpster fire on 39th Street East between Snelling and Minnehaha avenues late Thursday night.
  • Girl Scouts refurbish Eden Prairie dog park after Yorkie's death

    Girl Scouts refurbish Eden Prairie dog park after Yorkie's death

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 10:50 PM EDT2014-08-13 02:50:55 GMT
    Changes are coming for a popular Eden Prairie, Minn. dog park after Winston the 7-pound Yorkie was attacked and killed by a larger breed one year ago on Tuesday.
    Changes are coming for a popular Eden Prairie, Minn. dog park after Winston the 7-pound Yorkie was attacked and killed by a larger breed one year ago on Tuesday.
  • 4 Minnesota primary elections to watch

    4 Minnesota primary elections to watch

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-08-12 22:52:26 GMT
    Tuesday's primary elections will set the stage for some major races across Minnesota, but turnout is expected to be very low.
    Tuesday's primary elections will set the stage for some major races across Minnesota, but turnout is expected to be very low.
  • New Brighton PD email warned of escalating neighbor feud

    New Brighton PD email warned of escalating neighbor feud

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-08-12 21:57:28 GMT

    In a fascinating courtroom twist, defense attorney Gary Wolf said Paula Zumberge's husband deserves all of the blame in a fight over deer feeding that led to a deadly shooting in New Brighton, Minn.

    In a fascinating courtroom twist, defense attorney Gary Wolf said Paula Zumberge's husband deserves all of the blame in a fight over deer feeding that led to a deadly shooting in New Brighton, Minn.


  • Drunk driver that killed Champlin Park student had .29 BAC

    Drunk driver that killed Champlin Park student had .29 BAC

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-08-12 21:32:40 GMT
    A Coon Rapids man was charged Tuesday with two counts of criminal vehicular homicide for a drunk driving crash that led to the death of 16-year-old Champlin Park High School student Jason McCarthy. Michael John VanWagner, 24, had a 0.29 BAC -- nearly 4 times the legal limit -- after the July 22 crash.
    A Coon Rapids man was charged Tuesday with two counts of criminal vehicular homicide for a drunk driving crash that led to the death of 16-year-old Champlin Park High School student Jason McCarthy. Michael John VanWagner, 24, had a 0.29 BAC -- nearly 4 times the legal limit -- after the July 22 crash.
  • 86 bikes worth $45,284 stolen in Minneapolis last week

    86 bikes worth $45,284 stolen in Minneapolis last week

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 12:50 PM EDT2014-08-12 16:50:04 GMT
    Minneapolis police received 86 reports of stolen bikes during the week of Aug. 5 to Aug. 11, with a reported loss of $45,284. While many of the stolen bikes were recovered, hardly any could be returned to their rightful owners because most of the bikes weren't registered with the city.
    Minneapolis police received 86 reports of stolen bikes during the week of Aug. 5 to Aug. 11, with a reported loss of $45,284. While many of the stolen bikes were recovered, hardly any could be returned to their rightful owners because most of the bikes weren't registered with the city.
  • Man fatally shot, run over at Arden Hills gas station

    Man fatally shot, run over at Arden Hills gas station

    Monday, August 11 2014 11:04 PM EDT2014-08-12 03:04:51 GMT
    The Ramsey County Sheriff's Office has interviewed a person of interest in Monday morning's deadly shooting at a Holiday gas station in Arden Hills; however, no arrests have been made and police are still looking for the car involved -- a dark-colored BMW with Minnesota license plates 004 EYY.

    The Ramsey County Sheriff's Office has interviewed a person of interest in Monday morning's deadly shooting at a Holiday gas station in Arden Hills; however, no arrests have been made and police are still looking for the car involved -- a dark-colored BMW with Minnesota license plates 004 EYY.


  • 54 witnesses, but no arrest in Soundbar shooting

    54 witnesses, but no arrest in Soundbar shooting

    Monday, August 11 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-08-12 02:56:10 GMT
    Minneapolis police are working their way through a list of 52 witnesses to the shooting that injured 9 people at the 400 Soundbar over the weekend, but no arrests have been made.
    Minneapolis police are working their way through a list of 52 witnesses to the shooting that injured 9 people at the 400 Soundbar over the weekend, but no arrests have been made.
  • EBOLA OUTBREAK: Liberian doctor returns to Twin Cities for help

    EBOLA OUTBREAK: Liberian doctor returns to Twin Cities for help

    Monday, August 11 2014 10:34 PM EDT2014-08-12 02:34:03 GMT
    She landed in the metro a few days ago to be with her children, but one Liberian-American doctor who got her start in the Twin cities is hoping to return with some help from the Minnesota medical community.
    She landed in the metro a few days ago to be with her children, but one Liberian-American doctor who got her start in the Twin cities is hoping to return with some help from the Minnesota medical community.
  • St. Paul cop still on job after running red light, fleeing crash

    St. Paul cop still on job after running red light, fleeing crash

    Monday, August 11 2014 10:18 PM EDT2014-08-12 02:18:21 GMT
    He's an officer of the law and the head of the Minnesota chapter of the National Black Police Association, but a woman who says he hit her car with his squad and then took off wants to know why he's still employed.
    He's an officer of the law and the head of the Minnesota chapter of the National Black Police Association, but a woman who says he hit her car with his squad and then took off wants to know why he's still employed.
  • Comedian, actor Robin Williams dead at 63

    Comedian, actor Robin Williams dead at 63

    Monday, August 11 2014 9:13 PM EDT2014-08-12 01:13:13 GMT
    Nearly one month after receiving treatment in Minnesota, Fox 9 News confirmed that American actor and comedian Robin Williams ended his life Monday at the age of 63.
    Nearly one month after receiving treatment in Minnesota, Fox 9 News confirmed that American actor and comedian Robin Williams ended his life Monday at the age of 63.
  • Slope near Fairview Riverside Hospital still unstable after landslide

    Slope near Fairview Riverside Hospital still unstable after landslide

    Monday, August 11 2014 2:15 PM EDT2014-08-11 18:15:25 GMT
    Soil tests confirmed the West River Parkway slope in Minneapolis remains unstable, meaning a one-mile stretch of the parkway will remain closed between 4th Street S. and Franklin Avenue until further notice. Heavy rains in June triggered a landslide near Fairview Riverside Hospital, and more summer rain in Minneapolis has caused further erosion of the slope.
    Soil tests confirmed the West River Parkway slope in Minneapolis remains unstable, meaning a one-mile stretch of the parkway will remain closed between 4th Street S. and Franklin Avenue until further notice. Heavy rains in June triggered a landslide near Fairview Riverside Hospital, and more summer rain in Minneapolis has caused further erosion of the slope.
  • First of 2 New Brighton deer feeding murder trials begins

    First of 2 New Brighton deer feeding murder trials begins

    Monday, August 11 2014 2:14 PM EDT2014-08-11 18:14:33 GMT
    A deadly fight over feeding deer in a New Brighton, Minn. neighborhood has led to a murder trial that starts Monday morning in St. Paul. Paula and Neal Zumberge are being tried separately for murder. Paula's trial is first, and she is expected to testify after her husband takes the stand as a witness.
    A deadly fight over feeding deer in a New Brighton, Minn. neighborhood has led to a murder trial that starts Monday morning in St. Paul. Paula and Neal Zumberge are being tried separately for murder. Paula's trial is first, and she is expected to testify after her husband takes the stand as a witness.
  • Minnesota boy bit by lizard, but he's no snitch

    Minnesota boy bit by lizard, but he's no snitch

    Monday, August 11 2014 2:12 PM EDT2014-08-11 18:12:13 GMT
    A Minnesota toddler knows snitches get stitches, so he didn't tattle when a pet lizard bit him on the finger.
    A Minnesota toddler knows snitches get stitches, so he didn't tattle when a pet lizard bit him on the finger.
  • EBOLA OUTBREAK: Minnesota family loses 9 relatives

    EBOLA OUTBREAK: Minnesota family loses 9 relatives

    Monday, August 11 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-08-11 16:00:09 GMT
    The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is a crisis that can inflict pain from half a world away, and that is especially true in the Twin Cities because thousands of African immigrants who live here are losing loved ones.
    The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is a crisis that can inflict pain from half a world away, and that is especially true in the Twin Cities because thousands of African immigrants who live here are losing loved ones.
  • THE REPORTERS: End of a long era for Rep. Phyllis Kahn?

    THE REPORTERS: End of a long era for Rep. Phyllis Kahn?

    Sunday, August 10 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-08-11 03:54:42 GMT
    Primary elections will be held on Tuesday, and local political wonks are predicting a tough contest for longtime Rep. Phyllis Kahn because she's facing her toughest challenger in 42 years.
    Primary elections will be held on Tuesday, and local political wonks are predicting a tough contest for longtime Rep. Phyllis Kahn because she's facing her toughest challenger in 42 years.
  • HIT-AND-RUN: Woman with revoked license hits 2 bicyclists

    HIT-AND-RUN: Woman with revoked license hits 2 bicyclists

    Sunday, August 10 2014 11:15 PM EDT2014-08-11 03:15:05 GMT
    A suspected drunken driver who did not have a valid license is now jailed after a series of crashes in northeast Minneapolis, including one where she hit a couple of bikers and then took off.
    A suspected drunken driver who did not have a valid license is now jailed after a series of crashes in northeast Minneapolis, including one where she hit a couple of bikers and then took off.
  • Race track changes coming after Tony Stewart crash?

    Race track changes coming after Tony Stewart crash?

    Sunday, August 10 2014 10:15 PM EDT2014-08-11 02:15:59 GMT
    Is Tony Stewart to blame for getting too close to an angry young driver, or did Kevin Ward Jr. make a deadly mistake in seeking a confrontation in the middle of the race?
    Is Tony Stewart to blame for getting too close to an angry young driver, or did Kevin Ward Jr. make a deadly mistake in seeking a confrontation in the middle of the race?
  • Memorial to Officer Joe Bergeron restored

    Memorial to Officer Joe Bergeron restored

    Sunday, August 10 2014 8:40 PM EDT2014-08-11 00:40:45 GMT
    Two friends say the St. Paul memorial honoring a Maplewood officer killed in the line of duty should have been restored a long time ago -- but since no one else appeared to be stepping up, they took care of it themselves.
    Two friends say the St. Paul memorial honoring a Maplewood officer killed in the line of duty should have been restored a long time ago -- but since no one else appeared to be stepping up, they took care of it themselves.
  • Vikings player hit by stray bullet in downtown bar shooting; 9 hurt

    Vikings player hit by stray bullet in downtown bar shooting; 9 hurt

    Sunday, August 10 2014 5:50 PM EDT2014-08-10 21:50:41 GMT
    Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Linval Joseph was grazed by a bullet in a shooting at SoundBar in downtown Minneapolis after Friday's preseason game, the team said in a statement.
    Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Linval Joseph was grazed by a bullet in a shooting at SoundBar in downtown Minneapolis after Friday's preseason game, the team said in a statement.
  • Laundry detergent pod explodes in Minnesota toddler's throat

    Laundry detergent pod explodes in Minnesota toddler's throat

    Sunday, August 10 2014 8:59 AM EDT2014-08-10 12:59:16 GMT
    Laundry detergent pods have only been available for a few years, but the instances of poisonings have surged, including a 13-month-old Minnesota girl who just spent a week in the intensive care unit. Little Zoe didn't understand that the blue detergent pod she swallowed was not a blueberry, like the ones she was eating earlier.
    Laundry detergent pods have only been available for a few years, but the instances of poisonings have surged, including a 13-month-old Minnesota girl who just spent a week in the intensive care unit. Little Zoe didn't understand that the blue detergent pod she swallowed was not a blueberry, like the ones she was eating earlier.
  • 3 Minnesotans die in Canadian plane crash

    3 Minnesotans die in Canadian plane crash

    Three Minnesota residents have been killed in a plane crash in Canada.
    Three Minnesota residents have been killed in a plane crash in Canada.
  • Former White House press secretary James Brady's death ruled homicide

    Former White House press secretary James Brady's death ruled homicide

    Friday, August 8 2014 11:45 PM EDT2014-08-09 03:45:46 GMT
    This week's death of former White House press secretary James Brady, who survived a gunshot wound to the head in a 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, has been ruled a homicide, District of Columbia police said Friday.
    This week's death of former White House press secretary James Brady, who survived a gunshot wound to the head in a 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, has been ruled a homicide, District of Columbia police said Friday.
  • Suspicious fires at Maaco auto shop in St. Louis Park

    Suspicious fires at Maaco auto shop in St. Louis Park

    Friday, August 8 2014 3:51 PM EDT2014-08-08 19:51:21 GMT
    Police are investigating several suspicious fires at the Maaco auto painting and body shop on Oxford Street in St. Louis Park. The police chief confirmed a similar situation was reported just a few weeks ago.
    Police are investigating several suspicious fires at the Maaco auto painting and body shop on Oxford Street in St. Louis Park. The police chief confirmed a similar situation was reported just a few weeks ago.
  • St. Paul murder suspect fresh out of jail for bus driver beating

    St. Paul murder suspect fresh out of jail for bus driver beating

    Friday, August 8 2014 3:31 PM EDT2014-08-08 19:31:25 GMT
    A St. Paul man who served 3 years in prison for the violent attack of a hotel shuttle driver is back in jail, charged with second-degree murder in the Aug. 5 shooting death of Jeffery Earl Willingham near Concordia University.
    A St. Paul man who served 3 years in prison for the violent attack of a hotel shuttle driver is back in jail, charged with second-degree murder in the Aug. 5 shooting death of Jeffery Earl Willingham near Concordia University.
  • Unforgettable moment of Officer Scott Patrick's funeral

    Unforgettable moment of Officer Scott Patrick's funeral

    Friday, August 8 2014 8:20 AM EDT2014-08-08 12:20:59 GMT
    One day after laying the husband, father and brother to rest, the family of Officer Scott Patrick told Fox 9 News they want to say thank you to the community that came out to support them in their time of grief.
    One day after laying the husband, father and brother to rest, the family of Officer Scott Patrick told Fox 9 News they want to say thank you to the community that came out to support them in their time of grief.
  • LISTEN: Final radio call for Officer Scott Patrick

    LISTEN: Final radio call for Officer Scott Patrick

    Friday, August 8 2014 8:19 AM EDT2014-08-08 12:19:43 GMT

    Officer Scott Patrick, Badge 2231, is out of service. End of watch, July 30, 2014.

    Officer Scott Patrick, Badge 2231, is out of service. End of watch, July 30, 2014.


  • Why a Minnesota man is riding his bike to Argentina

    Why a Minnesota man is riding his bike to Argentina

    Friday, August 8 2014 8:04 AM EDT2014-08-08 12:04:47 GMT

    In 12 days, Jim Rienstra will celebrate one year of being on the road for a cause -- but he's not on a car. He's pedaling from Minnesota to Argentina in a pan-American tour that's already changed his life.

    In 12 days, Jim Rienstra will celebrate one year of being on the road for a cause -- but he's not on a car. He's pedaling from Minnesota to Argentina in a pan-American tour that's already changed his life.


  • Body found in Minneapolis dumpster fire near 39th and Minnehaha

    Body found in Minneapolis dumpster fire near 39th and Minnehaha

    Friday, August 8 2014 7:55 AM EDT2014-08-08 11:55:53 GMT
    Minneapolis police are investigating the discovery of a body in a dumpster fire Thursday night near the intersection of E. 39th Street and Minnehaha Avenue.
    Minneapolis police are investigating the discovery of a body in a dumpster fire Thursday night near the intersection of E. 39th Street and Minnehaha Avenue.
  • Hopkins High memorial page axes substance abuse event

    Hopkins High memorial page axes substance abuse event

    Thursday, August 7 2014 10:31 PM EDT2014-08-08 02:31:38 GMT
    The administrators of a Facebook page dedicated to memorials for Hopkins High School students are caught up in a social media squabble after taking down a post remembering a heroin overdose victim.
    The administrators of a Facebook page dedicated to memorials for Hopkins High School students are caught up in a social media squabble after taking down a post remembering a heroin overdose victim.
  • Burnsville High School baseball star killed in rollover

    Burnsville High School baseball star killed in rollover

    Thursday, August 7 2014 10:20 PM EDT2014-08-08 02:20:40 GMT
    A star Burnsville High School baseball player was killed and three other teens were injured after the driver lost control of his Jeep south of Rosemount on Wednesday night.
    A star Burnsville High School baseball player was killed and three other teens were injured after the driver lost control of his Jeep south of Rosemount on Wednesday night.
  • Gov. Dayton dives into minimum wage fee furor

    Gov. Dayton dives into minimum wage fee furor

    Thursday, August 7 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-08-07 22:14:13 GMT
    While speaking with Minnesota Public Radio on Thursday morning, Gov. Mark Dayton made it quite clear that he has an opinion about "minimum wage fees" like those seen on a receipt posted to Facebook. He thinks they're "tacky."
    While speaking with Minnesota Public Radio on Thursday morning, Gov. Mark Dayton made it quite clear that he has an opinion about "minimum wage fees" like those seen on a receipt posted to Facebook. He thinks they're "tacky."
  • Vigil for South HS football player after Lake Nokomis drowning

    Vigil for South HS football player after Lake Nokomis drowning

    Thursday, August 7 2014 4:22 PM EDT2014-08-07 20:22:41 GMT
    The South High community will mourn the tragic death of a 15-year-old football player who drowned Wednesday morning while trying to swim to a raft on Lake Nokomis in south Minneapolis.
    The South High community will mourn the tragic death of a 15-year-old football player who drowned Wednesday morning while trying to swim to a raft on Lake Nokomis in south Minneapolis.
  • Sources: Timberwolves, Cavaliers agree on Kevin Love trade

    Sources: Timberwolves, Cavaliers agree on Kevin Love trade

    Thursday, August 7 2014 2:03 PM EDT2014-08-07 18:03:19 GMT
    The Minnesota Timberwolves have reached an agreement to send forward Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers for 2014 No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins, 2013 No. 1 overall pick Anthony Bennett, and a 2015 first-round draft pick, Yahoo Sports sources said.
    The Minnesota Timberwolves have reached an agreement to send forward Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers for 2014 No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins, 2013 No. 1 overall pick Anthony Bennett, and a 2015 first-round draft pick, Yahoo Sports sources said.
  • Univ. of Minnesota making 'every effort' to ban Redskins name at stadium

    Univ. of Minnesota making 'every effort' to ban Redskins name at stadium

    Thursday, August 7 2014 12:20 PM EDT2014-08-07 16:20:51 GMT
    The University of Minnesota and Minnesota Vikings are working to eliminate the use of the Washington Redskins name when the team visits TCF Bank Stadium on Nov. 2.
    The University of Minnesota and Minnesota Vikings are working to eliminate the use of the Washington Redskins name when the team visits TCF Bank Stadium on Nov. 2.
  • South High athlete, 15, drowns trying to swim to Lake Nokomis raft

    South High athlete, 15, drowns trying to swim to Lake Nokomis raft

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-08-07 03:54:48 GMT
    photo by Steve Strom / Fox 9 Newsphoto by Steve Strom / Fox 9 News
    A 15-year-old boy drowned Wednesday morning while trying to swim to a raft on Lake Nokomis in south Minneapolis after he and seven friends decided to go swimming after an informal football practice with his teammates from South High School. 
    A 15-year-old boy drowned Wednesday morning while trying to swim to a raft on Lake Nokomis in south Minneapolis after he and seven friends decided to go swimming after an informal football practice with his teammates from South High School. 
  • PHOTOS: Former Verso Paper Mill catches fire again

    PHOTOS: Former Verso Paper Mill catches fire again

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-08-07 03:54:30 GMT
    The former Verso Paper Mill in Sartell, Minn., never reopened after a fatal explosion rocked the facility on Memorial Day in 2012, but multiple departments were called to a major fire there on Wednesday night.
    The former Verso Paper Mill in Sartell, Minn., never reopened after a fatal explosion rocked the facility on Memorial Day in 2012, but multiple departments were called to a major fire there on Wednesday night.
  • Human skeleton found near Hastings CVS

    Human skeleton found near Hastings CVS

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-08-07 03:30:28 GMT
    A construction crew made a grisly discovery on Wednesday near the corner of 14th and Vermillion streets -- human skeletal remains that appear to be very old.
    A construction crew made a grisly discovery on Wednesday near the corner of 14th and Vermillion streets -- human skeletal remains that appear to be very old.
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