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  • 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.
  • 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 11:47 AM EDT2014-08-22 15:47:54 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.
  • 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.
  • #fox9fairfilter: Minnesota State Fair captured with Instagram

    #fox9fairfilter: Minnesota State Fair captured with Instagram

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:34 AM EDT2014-08-21 13:34:04 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.
  • Gallery: Minnesota State Fair 2014

    Gallery: Minnesota State Fair 2014

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:01 AM EDT2014-08-21 13:01:18 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.


  • 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.
  • Awesome 'universally accessible' playground near Minnehaha Falls

    Awesome 'universally accessible' playground near Minnehaha Falls

    Monday, August 11 2014 12:23 PM EDT2014-08-11 16:23:41 GMT
    It's a playground allowing kids of different abilities to play together. M.A. Rosko shows us the first "universally accessible" playground in the Minneapolis park system.
    It's a playground allowing kids of different abilities to play together. M.A. Rosko shows us the first "universally accessible" playground in the Minneapolis park system.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • PHOTOS: Transforming TCF Bank stadium for the Vikings

    PHOTOS: Transforming TCF Bank stadium for the Vikings

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 10:17 PM EDT2014-08-07 02:17:59 GMT
    The massive steel beams may be going up at the future home of the Vikings, but it'll still be a couple of years before they can stay there. In the interim, they'll be at TCF Bank stadium -- and it's changing to welcome them.
    The massive steel beams may be going up at the future home of the Vikings, but it'll still be a couple of years before they can stay there. In the interim, they'll be at TCF Bank stadium -- and it's changing to welcome them.
  • Minn. investor accused of $10M fraud, money laundering

    Minn. investor accused of $10M fraud, money laundering

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 8:48 PM EDT2014-08-07 00:48:11 GMT
    United States attorneys have filed multiple charges against 41-year-old Sean Meadows because they contend he used his financial planning and asset management firm to operate a Ponzi scheme.
    United States attorneys have filed multiple charges against 41-year-old Sean Meadows because they contend he used his financial planning and asset management firm to operate a Ponzi scheme.
  • OPEN HOUSE: Ebola meeting in Brooklyn Center

    OPEN HOUSE: Ebola meeting in Brooklyn Center

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-08-06 22:44:58 GMT
    Minnesota health officials are expecting to speak to hundreds of residents on Wednesday night at an open house to address concerns about the deadly outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa.
    Minnesota health officials are expecting to speak to hundreds of residents on Wednesday night at an open house to address concerns about the deadly outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa.
  • Goodbye Officer Scott Patrick: 'Rest now, we'll take your watch from here'

    Goodbye Officer Scott Patrick: 'Rest now, we'll take your watch from here'

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-08-06 21:48:37 GMT

    Family, friends and police officers from across Minnesota are in West St. Paul on Wednesday for the funeral honoring the life and service of Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick.

    Family, friends and police officers from across Minnesota are in West St. Paul on Wednesday for the funeral honoring the life and service of Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick.


  • 9 E. coli cases linked to petting zoo at Rice County Fair

    9 E. coli cases linked to petting zoo at Rice County Fair

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-08-06 21:34:44 GMT
    Electron micrograph of E. coli bacteria (NIAID)Electron micrograph of E. coli bacteria (NIAID)
    The petting zoo at the Rice County Fair has been shut down after the Minnesota Department of Health confirmed that several cases of E. coli had been tracked there; however, they say there is no risk to the public now.
    The petting zoo at the Rice County Fair has been shut down after the Minnesota Department of Health confirmed that several cases of E. coli had been tracked there; however, they say there is no risk to the public now.
  • Hit-and-run victim declared brain dead in St. Paul

    Hit-and-run victim declared brain dead in St. Paul

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 3:46 PM EDT2014-08-06 19:46:04 GMT
    Family members say that although they had hoped for a recovery following Saturday night's hit-and-run crash, 35-year-old Mai Yang has been pronounced brain dead at Regions Hospital in St. Paul. On Wednesday, Fox 9 News confirmed that she had died.
    Family members say that although they had hoped for a recovery following Saturday night's hit-and-run crash, 35-year-old Mai Yang has been pronounced brain dead at Regions Hospital in St. Paul. On Wednesday, Fox 9 News confirmed that she had died.
  • Oak Park Heights hit-and-run victim dies

    Oak Park Heights hit-and-run victim dies

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 3:09 PM EDT2014-08-06 19:09:28 GMT
    Hit-and-run crash victim Mai Yang, 35, has been pronounced dead at Regions Hospital in St. Paul.
    Hit-and-run crash victim Mai Yang, 35, has been pronounced dead at Regions Hospital in St. Paul.
  • 50-year-old jiu-jitsu champion the pride of Champlin, Minn.

    50-year-old jiu-jitsu champion the pride of Champlin, Minn.

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 2:33 PM EDT2014-08-06 18:33:03 GMT
    By day, he's a grade school Spanish teacher -- but during his off time, a Champlain man has become the best jiu-jitsu fighter in the nation and he got there by beating competitors who were much, much younger.
    By day, he's a grade school Spanish teacher -- but during his off time, a Champlain man has become the best jiu-jitsu fighter in the nation and he got there by beating competitors who were much, much younger.
  • Teddy 'Bridewater' shirts pulled from Target racks

    Teddy 'Bridewater' shirts pulled from Target racks

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 11:35 AM EDT2014-08-06 15:35:51 GMT
    Target's first new Vikings merchandise hit shelves this weekend for fans to don the name of their rookie quarterback and savior Teddy Bridgewater, but they were spelled wrong.
    Target's first Teddy Bridgewater merchandise hit shelves this weekend for fans to don the name of their potential Vikings savior and rookie quarterback, but they were spelled wrong.
  • Target signs brief challenging same-sex marriage bans

    Target signs brief challenging same-sex marriage bans

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 11:01 AM EDT2014-08-06 15:01:26 GMT
    Minneapolis-based Target Corporation has signed onto a brief to the U.S. Court of Appeals supporting two cases that challenge state bans on same-sex marriage.
    Minneapolis-based Target Corporation has signed onto a brief to the U.S. Court of Appeals supporting two cases that challenge state bans on same-sex marriage.
  • Minimum wage fee on Stillwater, Minn. cafe bill sparks conflict

    Minimum wage fee on Stillwater, Minn. cafe bill sparks conflict

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 10:54 AM EDT2014-08-06 14:54:29 GMT
    An incremental minimum wage increase took effect in Minnesota last Friday, and Oasis Café in Stillwater tacked on a separate “min wage fee” on the bill to show guests what they're paying for.
    An incremental minimum wage increase took effect in Minnesota last Friday, and Oasis Café in Stillwater tacked on a separate “min wage fee” on the bill to show guests what they're paying for.
  • Russian hackers steal 1.2 billion usernames, passwords

    Russian hackers steal 1.2 billion usernames, passwords

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 11:40 PM EDT2014-08-06 03:40:34 GMT
    With the right query, a simple search engine is all that is needed to uncover usernames and passwords -- and for more than 1 billion people, that means their information may already be in the wrong hands.
    With the right query, a simple search engine is all that is needed to uncover usernames and passwords -- and for more than 1 billion people, that means their information may already be in the wrong hands.
  • Goodbyes begin for fallen Officer Scott Patrick

    Goodbyes begin for fallen Officer Scott Patrick

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 10:45 PM EDT2014-08-06 02:45:01 GMT
    Hundreds of mourners spent hours at the visitation for fallen Mendota Heights Officer Scott Patrick on Tuesday. His funeral will follow on Wednesday -- one week after he was killed in the line of duty in West St. Paul.
    Hundreds of mourners spent hours at the visitation for fallen Mendota Heights Officer Scott Patrick on Tuesday. His funeral will follow on Wednesday -- one week after he was killed in the line of duty in West St. Paul.
  • EBOLA SURVIVOR: Minn. missionary contracted virus in 1972

    EBOLA SURVIVOR: Minn. missionary contracted virus in 1972

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 10:38 PM EDT2014-08-06 02:38:23 GMT
    Sadly, most Ebola patients die from the disease -- and that's why a doctor from Bloomington, Minn., knows he's lucky to be alive because he contracted the virus before anyone knew what it was.
    Sadly, most Ebola patients die from the disease -- and that's why a doctor from Bloomington, Minn., knows he's lucky to be alive because he contracted the virus before anyone knew what it was.
  • PHOTOS: National Night Out 2014

    PHOTOS: National Night Out 2014

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 9:38 PM EDT2014-08-06 01:38:43 GMT
    With more than 1,470 National Night Out events registered in Minneapolis alone, many Minnesotans will spend a summer night meeting their neighbors and local emergency responders on Tuesday night.
    With more than 1,470 National Night Out events registered in Minneapolis alone, many Minnesotans will spend a summer night meeting their neighbors and local emergency responders on Tuesday night.
  • Elevated E. coli closes Lake Calhoun's Thomas Beach again

    Elevated E. coli closes Lake Calhoun's Thomas Beach again

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 9:09 PM EDT2014-08-06 01:09:29 GMT
    Park officials in Minneapolis have temporarily closed Thomas Beach on Lake Calhoun for the second time in a little under two weeks because E. coli levels have exceeded state guidelines.
    Park officials in Minneapolis have temporarily closed Thomas Beach on Lake Calhoun for the second time in a little under two weeks because E. coli levels have exceeded state guidelines.
  • Ex-cop charged with murder in 'choking game gone bad'

    Ex-cop charged with murder in 'choking game gone bad'

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 8:55 PM EDT2014-08-06 00:55:27 GMT
    First-degree intentional homicide charges have been filed against a former West Allis police officer accused of causing the death of a 19-year-old college student during a sex date and hiding her body in a suitcase.
    First-degree intentional homicide charges have been filed against a former West Allis police officer accused of causing the death of a 19-year-old college student during a sex date and hiding her body in a suitcase.
  • 20,000 gallons of raw sewage spills into Rum River in Cambridge, Minn.

    20,000 gallons of raw sewage spills into Rum River in Cambridge, Minn.

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-08-05 21:29:48 GMT
    An estimated 20,000 gallons of raw sewage spilled into the Rum River after a sewage line backup at the Cambridge Wastewater Treatment Facility. On-call staff at the wastewater facility learned of the problem at 6:35 p.m. Monday when a boater saw sewage flowing out of a manhole cover and into the river.
    An estimated 20,000 gallons of raw sewage spilled into the Rum River after a sewage line backup at the Cambridge Wastewater Treatment Facility. On-call staff at the wastewater facility learned of the problem at 6:35 p.m. Monday when a boater saw sewage flowing out of a manhole cover and into the river.
  • Mendota Heights officer shooting: 7 important facts

    Mendota Heights officer shooting: 7 important facts

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-08-05 20:41:29 GMT
    With their suspect in custody after a shootout with officers in St. Paul, police are now releasing more information about the fatal shooting of Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick and the manhunt that followed.
    With their suspect in custody after a shootout with officers in St. Paul, police are now releasing more information about the fatal shooting of Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick and the manhunt that followed.
  • Motorcyclist from Alaska pinned by car in Minneapolis crash

    Motorcyclist from Alaska pinned by car in Minneapolis crash

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 4:15 PM EDT2014-08-05 20:15:08 GMT
    A 49-year-old man from Anchorage, Alaska was seriously injured when he rear-ended a car with his motorcycle, lost control and slid under another car in left lane of Interstate 94 in Minneapolis.
    A 49-year-old man from Anchorage, Alaska was seriously injured when he rear-ended a car with his motorcycle, lost control and slid under another car in left lane of Interstate 94 in Minneapolis.
  • Ventura: 'I wanted my reputation given back to me'

    Ventura: 'I wanted my reputation given back to me'

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 3:44 PM EDT2014-08-05 19:44:09 GMT
    Jesse Ventura announced on his Facebook page he'd be posting a video statement on Tuesday regarding his recent defamation case victory.
    Jesse Ventura announced on his Facebook page he'd be posting a video statement on Tuesday regarding his recent defamation case victory.
  • AP MEETS AP: Fan meets football, recovery icon

    AP MEETS AP: Fan meets football, recovery icon

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 8:01 AM EDT2014-08-05 12:01:34 GMT
    When Fox 9 Interviewed a man whose name sounds an awful lot like a Minnesota MVP, he admitted Adrian Peterson inspired him to run again after a work-related accident left him an amputee. On Monday, the two met for the first time.
    When Fox 9 Interviewed a man whose name sounds an awful lot like a Minnesota MVP, he admitted Adrian Peterson inspired him to run again after a work-related accident left him an amputee. On Monday, the two met for the first time.
  • EBOLA OUTBREAK: Minn. answers Liberia's call for help

    EBOLA OUTBREAK: Minn. answers Liberia's call for help

    Monday, August 4 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-08-05 03:38:12 GMT
    The death toll continues to rise as several nations in west Africa struggle with the largest Ebola virus outbreak in history, and Minnesotans are rising to the call for help in Liberia in a lot of ways.
    The death toll continues to rise as several nations in west Africa struggle with the largest Ebola virus outbreak in history, and Minnesotans are rising to the call for help in Liberia in a lot of ways.
  • 494 CHASE SUSPECT: 'I feel like a jerk'

    494 CHASE SUSPECT: 'I feel like a jerk'

    Monday, August 4 2014 10:48 PM EDT2014-08-05 02:48:26 GMT
    In an exclusive jailhouse interview with Fox 9 News, the man who was behind the wheel when his driving caught the attention of officers during a manhunt for a cop killer says he feels sorry for putting anyone in jeopardy.
    In an exclusive jailhouse interview with Fox 9 News, the man who was behind the wheel when his driving caught the attention of officers during a manhunt for a cop killer says he feels sorry for putting anyone in jeopardy.
  • Loud take-offs at MSP runway trigger new complaints

    Loud take-offs at MSP runway trigger new complaints

    Monday, August 4 2014 10:14 PM EDT2014-08-05 02:14:46 GMT
    Map of noise complaintsMap of noise complaints
    Some of the residents in south Minneapolis say things aren't as quiet as they once were -- with quiet being a relative term, and Fox 9 News found that one runway could be the root of the ruckus.
    Some of the residents in south Minneapolis say things aren't as quiet as they once were -- with quiet being a relative term, and Fox 9 News found that one runway could be the root of the ruckus.
  • Minnesota man up-and-running on prosthetic after railroad accident

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

    Fox 9 News cameras caught a first on Thursday -- a Minnesota man learning to run again with his brand new prosthetic leg after a workplace accident left him facing life as an amputee.
    Fox 9 News cameras caught a first on Thursday -- a Minnesota man learning to run again with his brand new prosthetic leg after a workplace accident left him facing life as an amputee.
  • Police shoot, kill carjacking suspect near Frogtown

    Police shoot, kill carjacking suspect near Frogtown

    Monday, August 4 2014 9:26 PM EDT2014-08-05 01:26:16 GMT
     A 14-year-old boy and two St. Paul police officers are recovering Monday morning after police shot and killed a carjacking suspect on Sunday in St. Paul.
     A 14-year-old boy and two St. Paul police officers are recovering Monday morning after police shot and killed a carjacking suspect on Sunday in St. Paul.
  • Mendota Heights Officer Patrick's funeral procession, flyover set

    Mendota Heights Officer Patrick's funeral procession, flyover set

    Monday, August 4 2014 6:11 PM EDT2014-08-04 22:11:44 GMT
    It will be a somber week as thousands of law enforcement members are preparing to attend services for fallen Mendota Heights Officer Scott Patrick.
    It will be a somber week as thousands of law enforcement members are preparing to attend services for fallen Mendota Heights Officer Scott Patrick.
  • CHILD PORN INVESTIGATION: 'His charisma could fool you'

    CHILD PORN INVESTIGATION: 'His charisma could fool you'

    Monday, August 4 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-08-04 21:30:53 GMT
    A trusted church leader and Brooklyn Park, Minn. volunteer volleyball coach is the subject of a child pornography investigation after a family found their daughter exploited in ways they couldn't imagine.
    A trusted church leader and Brooklyn Park, Minn. volunteer volleyball coach is the subject of a child pornography investigation after a family found their daughter exploited in ways they couldn't imagine.
  • Careless driving charges filed after OB/GYN dies in crash

    Careless driving charges filed after OB/GYN dies in crash

    Monday, August 4 2014 5:21 PM EDT2014-08-04 21:21:48 GMT
    Wright County prosecutors have filed a misdemeanor charge of careless driving against a Chaska resident who was driving a golf cart on County Road 2 when Dr. Eric Jason Lefebvre crashed into it on his motorcycle.
    Wright County prosecutors have filed a misdemeanor charge of careless driving against a Chaska resident who was driving a golf cart on County Road 2 when Dr. Eric Jason Lefebvre crashed into it on his motorcycle.
  • Indiana student bikes 700 miles to visit Macalester College

    Indiana student bikes 700 miles to visit Macalester College

    Monday, August 4 2014 5:05 PM EDT2014-08-04 21:05:52 GMT
    Bethany Catlin is heading into her senior year of high school in Franklin, Indiana and wanted to visit Macalester College in St. Paul, Min. this summer. But instead of making the nearly 800-mile trip by car, she decided to make the trek by bike.
    Bethany Catlin is heading into her senior year of high school in Franklin, Indiana and wanted to visit Macalester College in St. Paul, Min. this summer. But instead of making the nearly 800-mile trip by car, she decided to make the trek by bike.
  • Brett Favre: 'I will be returning to Green Bay in 2015'

    Brett Favre: 'I will be returning to Green Bay in 2015'

    Monday, August 4 2014 3:14 PM EDT2014-08-04 19:14:28 GMT
    The Packers and Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame announced Monday in the new Hall of Fame at Lambeau Field that Brett Favre will be inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame and the team will retire his jersey in July 2015.
    The Packers and Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame announced Monday in the new Hall of Fame at Lambeau Field that Brett Favre will be inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame and the team will retire his jersey in July 2015.
  • Ex Minnesota Hells Angels leader a marked man after tell-all book

    Ex Minnesota Hells Angels leader a marked man after tell-all book

    Monday, August 4 2014 1:18 PM EDT2014-08-04 17:18:29 GMT

    Pat Matter was the undisputed godfather of the Minnesota Hells Angels, ruling over the city's methamphetamine trade for decades from the Angels clubhouse on Washington Avenue. Until 10 years ago, when Matter did the unthinkable. He broke the code, and snitched on his fellow Angels.

    Pat Matter was the undisputed godfather of the Minnesota Hells Angels, ruling over the city's methamphetamine trade for decades from the Angels clubhouse on Washington Avenue. Until 10 years ago, when Matter did the unthinkable. He broke the code, and snitched on his fellow Angels.


  • Woman run over by wakeboarding boat near Crosslake, Minn.

    Woman run over by wakeboarding boat near Crosslake, Minn.

    Monday, August 4 2014 12:19 PM EDT2014-08-04 16:19:16 GMT
     A 21-year-old from Greenwood, Minn. was run over by the wakeboard boat with an inboard motor that she fell from on Whitefish Lake on Saturday.
     A 21-year-old from Greenwood, Minn. was run over by the wakeboard boat with an inboard motor that she fell from on Whitefish Lake on Saturday.
  • HIT & RUN: Husband and wife on bicycles hit near Wendy's in Oak Park Heights

    HIT & RUN: Husband and wife on bicycles hit near Wendy's in Oak Park Heights

    Monday, August 4 2014 9:59 AM EDT2014-08-04 13:59:25 GMT
    A husband and wife on bicycles were hit and injured by a vehicle late Saturday night near Wendy's in Oak Park Heights, Minn., but police do not yet have any leads on the fleeing driver, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
    A husband and wife on bicycles were hit and injured by a vehicle late Saturday night near Wendy's in Oak Park Heights, Minn., but police do not yet have any leads on the fleeing driver, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
  • Brooklyn Park looks to erase fear of Ebola spreading

    Brooklyn Park looks to erase fear of Ebola spreading

    Monday, August 4 2014 9:53 AM EDT2014-08-04 13:53:28 GMT
    The northwest metro is home to a large Liberian community, and in turn, the city of Brooklyn Park called a town hall meeting Sunday night to address concerns and hopefully, erase fears about the spread of Ebola.
    The northwest metro is home to a large Liberian community, and in turn, the city of Brooklyn Park called a town hall meeting Sunday night to address concerns and hopefully, erase fears about the spread of Ebola.
  • Maplewood Police Chief helps Mendota Heights cope with loss

    Maplewood Police Chief helps Mendota Heights cope with loss

    Monday, August 4 2014 8:49 AM EDT2014-08-04 12:49:38 GMT
    It will be a somber week as thousands of law enforcement members are preparing to attend services for fallen Mendota Heights Officer Scott Patrick.
    It will be a somber week as thousands of law enforcement members are preparing to attend services for fallen Mendota Heights Officer Scott Patrick.
  • 'Thank you from the bottom of my new heart'

    Collin Luitjens, 16, gets a new heart

    Sunday, August 3 2014 8:47 PM EDT2014-08-04 00:47:21 GMT
    Collin Luitjens is finally taking his first steps toward a new life -- the Mankato teen received a new heart after months of asking, "When?"
    Collin Luitjens is finally taking his first steps toward a new life -- the Mankato teen received a new heart after months of asking, "When?"
  • Reports: Kevin Love trade 'likely' by late August

    Reports: Kevin Love trade 'likely' by late August

    Sunday, August 3 2014 2:34 PM EDT2014-08-03 18:34:36 GMT
    Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor reportedly told the Pioneer Press the team will "likely" trade All-Star forward Kevin Love by Aug. 23 or Aug. 24.
    Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor reportedly told the Pioneer Press the team will "likely" trade All-Star forward Kevin Love by Aug. 23 or Aug. 24.
  • 3 north Minneapolis shooting victims expected to survive

    3 north Minneapolis shooting victims expected to survive

    Sunday, August 3 2014 12:29 PM EDT2014-08-03 16:29:24 GMT
    Minneapolis police are investigating a triple shooting that occurred Saturday night at 25th Ave. N. and Hillside Ave. N.
    Minneapolis police are investigating a triple shooting that occurred Saturday night at 25th Ave. N. and Hillside Ave. N.
  • 10 photos from International Champions Cup at TCF Bank

    10 photos from International Champions Cup at TCF Bank

    Sunday, August 3 2014 11:37 AM EDT2014-08-03 15:37:52 GMT
     TCF Bank Stadium hosted the International Champions Cup on Saturday as 8 clubs tour their way through 12 cities.
     TCF Bank Stadium hosted the International Champions Cup on Saturday as 8 clubs tour their way through 12 cities.
  • Ebola town hall meeting to address concerns in Brooklyn Park, Minn.

    Ebola town hall meeting to address concerns in Brooklyn Park, Minn.

    Sunday, August 3 2014 10:50 AM EDT2014-08-03 14:50:25 GMT
    The city of Brooklyn Park, Minn. is holding a town hall meeting on Sunday, Aug, 3 to discuss concerns about the Ebola virus. Brooklyn Park is home to many West African immigrants. More than 1,300 people have been infected with Ebola since February in the West African counties of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra. 729 have died.
    The city of Brooklyn Park, Minn. is holding a town hall meeting on Sunday, Aug, 3 to discuss concerns about the Ebola virus. Brooklyn Park is home to many West African immigrants. More than 1,300 people have been infected with Ebola since February in the West African counties of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra. 729 have died.
  • Officer Patrick's wife: 'We are one big family that is truly hurting right now'

    Officer Patrick's wife: 'We are one big family that is truly hurting right now'

    Sunday, August 3 2014 9:28 AM EDT2014-08-03 13:28:59 GMT
    The widow of fallen Mendota Heights Officer Scott Patrick shakily and bravely addressed the community with her family by her side Friday evening, expressing her gratitude.
    The widow of fallen Mendota Heights Officer Scott Patrick shakily and bravely addressed the community with her family by her side Friday evening, expressing her gratitude.
  • HELP FAMILY: Joe Zurnieden of Minneapolis missing for 1 month

    HELP FAMILY: Joe Zurnieden of Minneapolis missing for 1 month

    Saturday, August 2 2014 8:56 PM EDT2014-08-03 00:56:12 GMT

    It's been one month since 42-year-old Joe Zurnieden went missing. While friends and family hope for Joe's safe return, or at least some closure, a 'Jam for Joe' benefit has been organized by his coworkers at Grakat Glass.

    It's been one month since 42-year-old Joe Zurnieden went missing. While friends and family hope for Joe's safe return, or at least some closure, a 'Jam for Joe' benefit has been organized by his coworkers at Grakat Glass.

  • Minneapolis Park Board does not plan to oversee 'the Yard'

    Minneapolis Park Board does not plan to oversee 'the Yard'

    Saturday, August 2 2014 1:13 PM EDT2014-08-02 17:13:33 GMT
    The Minneapolis Park Board says it does not plan to have anything to do with "the Yard," a pending 2-block green space near the new Vikings stadium.
    The Minneapolis Park Board says it does not plan to have anything to do with "the Yard," a pending 2-block green space near the new Vikings stadium.
  • Minneapolis police: Shootings on Aldrich Ave., Bryant Ave. likely related

    Minneapolis police: Shootings on Aldrich Ave., Bryant Ave. likely related

    Saturday, August 2 2014 8:49 AM EDT2014-08-02 12:49:56 GMT
    Two shootings in north Minneapolis Friday night are likely related, police said. The shootings were reported at 7:10 p.m. on the 2800 block of Aldrich Ave. N. and the 2900 block of Bryant Ave. N.
    Two shootings in north Minneapolis Friday night are likely related, police said. The shootings were reported at 7:10 p.m. on the 2800 block of Aldrich Ave. N. and the 2900 block of Bryant Ave. N.
  • Metro Mobility bus rear-ended on University Ave. in Fridley

    Metro Mobility bus rear-ended on University Ave. in Fridley

    Friday, August 1 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-08-01 21:58:28 GMT
    A Metro Mobility bus was rear-ended while stopped in traffic on University Avenue in Fridley, Minn. late Friday afternoon. The crash was reported just before 4 p.m. at University Avenue and 57th Avenue.
    A Metro Mobility bus was rear-ended while stopped in traffic on University Avenue in Fridley, Minn. late Friday afternoon. The crash was reported just before 4 p.m. at University Avenue and 57th Avenue.
  • Mendota Heights cop killer charged: 'I hate cops and I'm guilty'

    Mendota Heights cop killer charged

    Friday, August 1 2014 4:20 PM EDT2014-08-01 20:20:05 GMT

    Criminal charges against Brian Fitch in the shooting death of Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick will be announced at a 2 p.m. news conference with prosecutors from Dakota County and Ramsey County.

    Criminal charges against Brian Fitch in the shooting death of Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick will be announced at a 2 p.m. news conference with prosecutors from Dakota County and Ramsey County.


  • One year of marriage equality in Minnesota

    One year of marriage equality in Minnesota

    Friday, August 1 2014 12:11 PM EDT2014-08-01 16:11:45 GMT
    Minnesota is celebrating one year of marriage equality. Same-sex weddings started at 12:01 a.m. on Aug. 1, 2013 at Minneapolis City Hall, with former Mayor R.T. Rybak among the officiants.
    Minnesota is celebrating one year of marriage equality. Same-sex weddings started at 12:01 a.m. on Aug. 1, 2013 at Minneapolis City Hall, with former Mayor R.T. Rybak among the officiants.
  • Shooting wounds 2 on Payne Avenue in St. Paul

    Shooting wounds 2 on Payne Avenue in St. Paul

    Friday, August 1 2014 9:46 AM EDT2014-08-01 13:46:14 GMT
    St. Paul police said two men were injured in a shooting late Thursday night near the intersection of Payne Avenue and York Avenue. One gunshot grazed the face of one victim, and the other victim suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.No suspects are in custody and the investigation is ongoing.
    St. Paul police said two men were injured in a shooting late Thursday night near the intersection of Payne Avenue and York Avenue. One gunshot grazed the face of one victim, and the other victim suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.No suspects are in custody and the investigation is ongoing.
  • Life-changing night in Jerusalem for 2 Minn. teens

    Life-changing night in Jerusalem for 2 Minn. teens

    Friday, August 1 2014 7:02 AM EDT2014-08-01 11:02:32 GMT
    Despite the conflict between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip, many Minnesotans continue to visit Israel even though some have been forced to alter their plans and avoid the holy city of Jerusalem.
    Despite the conflict between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip, many Minnesotans continue to visit Israel even though some have been forced to alter their plans and avoid the holy city of Jerusalem.
  • POWERFUL VIDEO: Minnesota soldier returns to be laid to rest

    POWERFUL VIDEO: Minnesota soldier returns to be laid to rest

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:55 AM EDT2014-08-01 10:55:06 GMT
    It's an extremely emotional bit of footage that is rapidly spreading across social media, and the scene shot by a South Carolina man in the terminal has reached the soldier's grateful family.
    It's an extremely emotional bit of footage that is rapidly spreading across social media, and the scene shot by a South Carolina man in the terminal has reached the soldier's grateful family.
  • Wrong place, wrong car, but I-494 chase suspect in jail

    Wrong place, wrong car, but I-494 chase suspect in jail

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:48 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:48:36 GMT
    Shortly after investigators began looking for a suspected cop killer believed to be in a green, 4-door vehicle, a chase unfolded on Interstate 494 -- but the driver was a different man who has had run-ins with the law before.
    Shortly after investigators began looking for a suspected cop killer believed to be in a green, 4-door vehicle, a chase unfolded on Interstate 494 -- but the driver was a different man who has had run-ins with the law before.
  • ONE-ON-ONE: Archbishop John Nienstedt

    ONE-ON-ONE: Archbishop John Nienstedt

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:49 PM EDT2014-08-01 00:49:32 GMT
    The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has been embroiled in controversy for months, and the man at the helm, Archbishop John Nienstedt -- himself accused of impropriety, is breaking his silence.
    The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has been embroiled in controversy for months, and the man at the helm, Archbishop John Nienstedt -- himself accused of impropriety, is breaking his silence.
  • OFFICER KILLED: 'He said, 'Hey, can I use your mom's car?'

    OFFICER KILLED: 'He said, 'Hey, can I use your mom's car?'

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:05 PM EDT2014-08-01 00:05:51 GMT
    Over the last few months, he came to know Brian George Fitch Sr. as a friend -- and he admits he thought nothing of it when the 39-year-old asked to ditch his vehicle in the back yard and take a different one.
    Over the last few months, he came to know Brian George Fitch Sr. as a friend -- and he admits he thought nothing of it when the 39-year-old asked to ditch his vehicle in the back yard and take a different one.
  • Officer shooting suspect Brian George Fitch Sr. in serious condition

    Officer shooting suspect Brian George Fitch Sr. in serious condition

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:52 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:52:25 GMT
    Brian Fitch Sr., 39, the suspect wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick is listed in serious condition at Regions Hospital after a shootout with police on Wednesday night in St. Paul.

    Brian Fitch Sr., 39, the suspect wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick is listed in serious condition at Regions Hospital after a shootout with police on Wednesday night in St. Paul.
  • PHOTOS: In memory of Mendota Heights Officer Scott Patrick

    PHOTOS: In memory of Mendota Heights Officer Scott Patrick

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:48 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:48:12 GMT
    Paramedics gathered early Thursday morningParamedics gathered early Thursday morning
    Hundreds of family members, friends and members of the Mendota Heights community continued to gather Thursday to honor Officer Scott Patrick, the first in the department to die in the line of duty.
    Hundreds of family members, friends and members of the Mendota Heights community continued to gather Thursday to honor Officer Scott Patrick, the first in the department to die in the line of duty.
  • How to help family of Mendota Heights Officer Scott Patrick

    How to help family of Mendota Heights Officer Scott Patrick

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:29 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:29:05 GMT
    Hundreds of family members, friends and members of the Mendota Heights community gathered on Wednesday night for a candlelight vigil to honor Officer Scott Patrick, the first in the department to die in the line of duty.
    Hundreds of family members, friends and members of the Mendota Heights community gathered on Wednesday night for a candlelight vigil to honor Officer Scott Patrick, the first in the department to die in the line of duty.
  • Target names PepsiCo's Brian Cornell as new CEO

    Target names PepsiCo's Brian Cornell as new CEO

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:25:34 GMT
    Target has a named a new chief executive officer. PepsiCo's former CEO Brian Cornell will serve as the company's next chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO starting Aug. 12.
    Target has a named a new chief executive officer. PepsiCo's former CEO Brian Cornell will serve as the company's next chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO starting Aug. 12.
  • TODDLER'S TRANSPLANT: 'It's a beautiful thing to see that scar'

    Arianna Moore, 2, finally gets a kidney

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:49 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:49:31 GMT
    Arianna Moore received a kidney transplant putting an end to 10 hours of dialysis each day. The surgery has left the delicate 2-year-old with a 6-inch scar down her belly, but it’s a constant reminder of the kindness of strangers.
    Arianna Moore received a kidney transplant putting an end to 10 hours of dialysis each day. The surgery has left the delicate 2-year-old with a 6-inch scar down her belly, but it’s a constant reminder of the kindness of strangers.
  • Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds union-limiting Act 10

    Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds union-limiting Act 10

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:41 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:41:52 GMT

    The Wisconsin Supreme Court has upheld the 2011 law known as Act 10 that put major limits on the collective bargaining rights of unions. The legislation triggered which statewide protests and an attempt to recall Republican Gov. Scott Walker.

    The Wisconsin Supreme Court has upheld the 2011 law known as Act 10 that put major limits on the collective bargaining rights of unions. The legislation triggered which statewide protests and an attempt to recall Republican Gov. Scott Walker.


  • Archbishop Nienstedt says he won't resign

    Archbishop Nienstedt says he won't resign

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:35 AM EDT2014-07-31 12:35:26 GMT
    Despite rising pressure to resign, Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis Archbishop John Nienstedt says he’s not going to step down.
    Despite rising pressure to resign, Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis Archbishop John Nienstedt says he’s not going to step down.
  • Residents rush to fallen Mendota Heights officer's aid

    Residents rush to fallen Mendota Heights officer's aid

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:41 AM EDT2014-07-31 04:41:38 GMT
    In the end, there was nothing they could do -- but several people rushed to the scene were gunfire had rang out just a moment earlier to try and help the Mendota Heights police officer who was shot and killed during a traffic stop at the intersection of Dodd Road and Smith Avenue.
    In the end, there was nothing they could do -- but several people rushed to the scene were gunfire had rang out just a moment earlier to try and help the Mendota Heights police officer who was shot and killed during a traffic stop at the intersection of Dodd Road and Smith Avenue.
  • Mendota Heights police officer shot in West St. Paul; suspect shot

    Mendota Heights police officer shot in West St. Paul; suspect shot

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:36 AM EDT2014-07-31 04:36:05 GMT

    A Mendota Heights police officer was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon during a traffic stop near Dodd Road and Smith Avenue in West St. Paul, Fox 9 sources confirmed. Police arrested the suspect later Wednesday night.


    A Mendota Heights police officer was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon during a traffic stop near Dodd Road and Smith Avenue in West St. Paul, Fox 9 sources confirmed. Police arrested the suspect later Wednesday night.


  • WASECA PLOT: Attempted murder charges dropped

    WASECA PLOT: Attempted murder charges dropped

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-07-31 03:38:04 GMT
    A judge has dismissed four counts of attempted murder and two counts of attempted damage to property that were leveled against a 17-year-old accused of plotting to attack a Waseca, Minn., school.
    A judge has dismissed four counts of attempted murder and two counts of attempted damage to property that were leveled against a 17-year-old accused of plotting to attack a Waseca, Minn., school.
  • SWAT team arrests suspected cop killer in St. Paul

    SWAT team arrests suspected cop killer in St. Paul

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:42 PM EDT2014-07-31 02:42:24 GMT
    On Wednesday night, dozens of officers -- including a SWAT team -- descended on Sycamore and Rice streets in St. Paul after a suspected cop killer apparently opened fire on officers and was shot multiple times.
    On Wednesday night, dozens of officers -- including a SWAT team -- descended on Sycamore and Rice streets in St. Paul after a suspected cop killer apparently opened fire on officers after escaping a neighborhood near the intersection of Baker and Livingston, where the car used in the crime was found.
  • IN CUSTODY: Officer shooting suspect Brian George Fitch Sr.

    IN CUSTODY: Officer shooting suspect Brian George Fitch Sr.

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:07 PM EDT2014-07-31 02:07:28 GMT
    Fox 9 News is learning more about the suspect wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick, 47, during a traffic stop, and it turns out he was already a wanted man when that traffic stop began.

    Fox 9 News is learning more about the suspect wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick, 47, during a traffic stop, and it turns out he was already a wanted man when that traffic stop began.
  • Interstate 494 chase not connected to Mendota Heights officer shooting

    Interstate 494 chase not connected to Mendota Heights officer shooting

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:06 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:06:55 GMT
    The Minnesota State Patrol has confirmed a high-speed chase on Highway 110 and Interstate 494 that ended in Woodbury, Minn. is not connected to the fatal shooting of a Mendota Heights police officer just 3 hours earlier.
    ?The Minnesota State Patrol has confirmed a high-speed chase on Highway 110 and Interstate 494 that ended in Woodbury, Minn. is not connected to the fatal shooting of a Mendota Heights police officer just 3 hours earlier.
  • Crows blamed for Hudson, Wis. power outage

    Crows blamed for Hudson, Wis. power outage

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:58 PM EDT2014-07-30 16:58:51 GMT
    Xcel Energy says crows are to blame for an equipment disruption that knocked out power to more than 6,000 people in Hudson, Wis. for about an hour Tuesday afternoon.
    Xcel Energy says crows are to blame for an equipment disruption that knocked out power to more than 6,000 people in Hudson, Wis. for about an hour Tuesday afternoon.
  • American Sniper publisher to remove 'Punching out Scruff Face' passage

    American Sniper publisher to remove 'Punching out Scruff Face' passage

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:37 AM EDT2014-07-30 15:37:27 GMT
    Book publisher HarperCollins on Wednesday confirmed it will remove a passage from Chris Kyle's "American Sniper" that led to former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit. Ventura won the lawsuit as was awarded $1.8 million in damages.
    Book publisher HarperCollins on Wednesday confirmed it will remove a passage from Chris Kyle's "American Sniper" that led to former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit. Ventura won the lawsuit as was awarded $1.8 million in damages.
  • Jesse Ventura wins defamation lawsuit, jury awards $1.8M in damages

    Jesse Ventura wins defamation lawsuit, jury awards $1.8M in damages

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:21 AM EDT2014-07-30 15:21:38 GMT
    Jesse Ventura has been awarded $1.8 million in damages in a defamation lawsuit against the estate of  "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle. The jury awarded Ventura $500,000 for defamation and $1.3 million for the author's unjust enrichment.
    Jesse Ventura has been awarded $1.8 million in damages in a defamation lawsuit against the estate of  "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle. The jury awarded Ventura $500,000 for defamation and $1.3 million for the author's unjust enrichment.
  • PHOTOS: Detached garage fire spreads to Fridley home

    PHOTOS: Detached garage fire spreads to Fridley home

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:50 AM EDT2014-07-30 13:50:56 GMT
    Fire crews in Fridley, Minn. worked early Wednesday morning to control a fire that started in a detached garage and spread to destroy a second garage.
    Fire crews in Fridley, Minn. worked early Wednesday morning to control a fire that started in a detached garage and spread to destroy a second garage.
  • Mankato assault victim Kolstad says his first words

    Mankato assault victim Kolstad says his first words

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 8:36 AM EDT2014-07-30 12:36:36 GMT
    Isaac Kolstad’s wife, Molly, composed a post on his CaringBridge page announcing the former Mavericks football player said her name after completing his first week in a transitional rehab facility in the Twin Cities.
    Isaac Kolstad’s wife, Molly, composed a post on his CaringBridge page announcing the former Mavericks football player said her name after completing his first week in a transitional rehab facility in the Twin Cities.
  • Hodges, Harteau seek independent probe of Flowers arrest

    Hodges, Harteau seek independent probe of Flowers arrest

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:33 AM EDT2014-07-30 04:33:11 GMT
    On Tuesday, Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges and Police Chief Janee Harteau announced they will ask an independent leader who is not affiliated with a law-enforcement agency to look into the recent arrest of activist Al Flowers.
    On Tuesday, Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges and Police Chief Janee Harteau announced they will ask an independent leader who is not affiliated with a law-enforcement agency to look into the recent arrest of activist Al Flowers.
  • Minn. musician bikes from Seattle to Boston to honor friend

    Minn. musician bikes from Seattle to Boston to honor friend

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:55 PM EDT2014-07-30 03:55:59 GMT
    He's collaborated with everyone from Eric Clapton the world-renowned Minnesota Orchestra, but a local musician is putting his career on hold to remember a lifelong friend who died of cancer.
    He's collaborated with everyone from Eric Clapton the world-renowned Minnesota Orchestra, but a local musician is putting his career on hold to remember a lifelong friend who died of cancer.
  • Minneapolis dad shot after confronting son's bullies on bus

    Minneapolis dad shot after confronting son's bullies on bus

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:21 PM EDT2014-07-30 03:21:09 GMT
    Sixteen-year old Joshua Davis Ford has been charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of a father after he confronted Ford on a Metro Transit bus for harassing his son.
    Sixteen-year old Joshua Davis Ford has been charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of a father after he confronted Ford on a Metro Transit bus for harassing his son.
  • Former Selma's Ice Cream Shop owner needs help with health

    Former Selma's Ice Cream Shop owner needs help with health

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:23 PM EDT2014-07-30 02:23:37 GMT
    She was the ice cream shop owner who never said no to someone who needed a job, but the daughter of the 69-year-old who once owned Selma's Ice Cream Parlor is now hoping the community she helped will repay the kindness.
    She was the ice cream shop owner who never said no to someone who needed a job, but the daughter of the 69-year-old who once owned Selma's Ice Cream Parlor is now hoping the community she helped will repay the kindness.
  • Husband: Drinking and driving 'will never happen again'

    Husband: Drinking and driving 'will never happen again'

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:59 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:59:08 GMT
    The Minnetonka Beach, Minn., man who was charged with criminal vehicular homicide after running over his wife in the couples' driveway told the judge he will never drink and drive again in his first court appearance.
    The Minnetonka Beach, Minn., man who was charged with criminal vehicular homicide after running over his wife in the couples' driveway told the judge he will never drink and drive again in his first court appearance.
  • Man saves woman, baby girl from St. Paul arson

    Man saves woman, baby girl from St. Paul arson

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:33 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:33:36 GMT
    Greg Kellogg | Fox 9 NewsGreg Kellogg | Fox 9 News
    A St. Paul, Minn., man rescued a mother and her 7-month-old baby girl from a burning duplex late Monday night, and Tuesday morning, officials confirmed that fire was intentionally set.
    A St. Paul, Minn., man rescued a mother and her 7-month-old baby girl from a burning duplex late Monday night, and Tuesday morning, officials confirmed that fire was intentionally set.
  • Lake Calhoun's Thomas Beach opens to swimmers again

    Lake Calhoun's Thomas Beach opens to swimmers again

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:25 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:25:03 GMT
    After water samples taken from Thomas Beach on Monday showed that bacteria levels had dropped below the state's threshold, Minneapolis park officials re-opened the popular swimming spot at 3 p.m. Tuesday.
    After water samples taken from Thomas Beach on Monday showed that bacteria levels had dropped below the state's threshold, Minneapolis park officials re-opened the popular swimming spot at 3 p.m. Tuesday.
  • Northfield police warn of 'threat to public' after robbery, shooting

    Northfield police warn of 'threat to public' after robbery, shooting

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:20 PM EDT2014-07-29 23:20:48 GMT
    The Northfield Police Department is urging members of the public to be on alert after a citizen was robbed and shot shortly after midnight on Tuesday near Highway 3 and 3rd Street West.
    The Northfield Police Department is urging members of the public to be on alert after a citizen was robbed and shot shortly after midnight on Tuesday near Highway 3 and 3rd Street West.
  • European Union imposes 1st broad sanctions on Russia, US joins

    European Union imposes 1st broad sanctions on Russia, US joins

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:51:25 GMT
    With the conflict in Ukraine continuing to draw international attention, the European Union made its first-ever move to impose broad sanctions on Russian oil companies, banks and defense firms on Tuesday.
    With the conflict in Ukraine continuing to draw international attention, the European Union made its first-ever move to impose broad sanctions on Russian oil companies, banks and defense firms on Tuesday.
  • Terrell Mayes loses another birthday to Minneapolis gang violence

    Terrell Mayes loses another birthday to Minneapolis gang violence

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:48 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:48:50 GMT

    It was nearly 3 years ago that Terrell Mayes was struck by a bullet while carrying a plate of spaghetti upstairs. Today would have been Terrell's 6th birthday.

    It was nearly 3 years ago that Terrell Mayes was struck by a bullet while carrying a plate of spaghetti upstairs. Today would have been Terrell's 6th birthday.


  • 'It was an accident' but Minnetonka Beach man charged with running over wife

    'It was an accident' but Minnetonka Beach man charged with running over wife

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:46 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:46:16 GMT
    Diane Rawlings-Meder told paramedics “it was an accident" when husband ran her over in the driveway of their Minnetonka Beach, Minn. home, but David Meder was charged Monday with criminal vehicular homicide after registering a .155 BAC.
    Diane Rawlings-Meder told paramedics “it was an accident" when husband ran her over in the driveway of their Minnetonka Beach, Minn. home, but David Meder was charged Monday with criminal vehicular homicide after registering a .155 BAC.
  • St. Paul police meet, greet at Safe Summer Night BBQs

    St. Paul police meet, greet at Safe Summer Night BBQs

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:36 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:36:42 GMT
    Encountering a police officer is something most people dread, but residents in St. Paul are trying to change that by organizing barbecues and inviting officers to come out to interact in the community.
    Encountering a police officer is something most people dread, but residents in St. Paul are trying to change that by organizing barbecues and inviting officers to come out to interact in the community.
  • Firings of 2 Minneapolis cops for racial slurs in Green Bay upheld

    Firings of 2 Minneapolis cops for racial slurs in Green Bay upheld

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:08 PM EDT2014-07-29 02:08:29 GMT
    The Minneapolis Civil Service Commission has upheld the firings of two police officers over an altercation at a Green Bay, Wis., bar that was riddled with racial slurs while the two were off-duty nearly one year ago.
    The Minneapolis Civil Service Commission has upheld the firings of two police officers over an altercation at a Green Bay, Wis., bar that was riddled with racial slurs while the two were off-duty nearly one year ago.
  • INVESTIGATORS: Humans still helping emerald ash borer

    INVESTIGATORS: Humans still helping emerald ash borer

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:53 PM EDT2014-07-29 01:53:40 GMT
    It's been 5 years since a bug that threatens to wipe out millions of trees was first discovered in Minnesota, but despite the rules that were put in place to stop the spread, the emerald ash borer is still on the move.
    It's been 5 years since a bug that threatens to wipe out millions of trees was first discovered in Minnesota, but despite the rules that were put in place to stop the spread, the emerald ash borer is still on the move.
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