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Flags at half-staff to honor chaplains

Flags at half-staff to honor chaplains

Feb 3, 2015 at 12:12 pm

In observance of the 72nd anniversary of the tragic sinking of the Army transport Dorchester off the coast of Greenland, Gov. Mark Dayton orders all U.S. Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff today at all state buildings, from sunrise until sunset. Read More...

Report: Toughen study abroad safety reporting requirements

Report: Toughen study abroad safety reporting requirements

Feb 3, 2015 at 12:12 pm

Minnesota's higher education office is pushing to strengthen a law requiring reports of students who get sick or die on study abroad trips. Read More...

Xcel blamed for Monticello nuclear plant's doubled upgrade cost

Xcel blamed for Monticello nuclear plant's doubled upgrade cost

Feb 3, 2015 at 12:12 pm

A Minnesota judge says Xcel Energy mismanaged a major renovation of a nuclear power plant in Monticello, finding the utility company at fault for $402 million in cost overruns. Read More...

Jury awards $13.5 million to Brainerd family in day care assault

Jury awards $13.5 million to Brainerd family in day care assault

Feb 3, 2015 at 11:11 am

A jury in Hennepin County has awarded more than $13 million to the Brainerd-area family of a young boy who was beaten and sexually assaulted at a child care center at the Grand Casino Mille Lacs in 2008. Read More...

Statewide alert system proposed for cops

Statewide alert system proposed for cops

Feb 3, 2015 at 11:11 am

Minnesota could get a statewide alert system to help catch anyone suspected of wounding or killing a police officer. Read More...

Jury deliberations resume in Toyota defect case

Jury deliberations resume in Toyota defect case

Feb 3, 2015 at 11:11 am

A jury in Minneapolis has resumed deliberations in a case that alleges the 1996 Toyota Camry had a design defect that caused a fatal crash. Read More...

More file in Minnesota's top tax bracket than expected

More file in Minnesota's top tax bracket than expected

Feb 3, 2015 at 11:11 am

More people filed in Minnesota's top income tax bracket than expected in 2013, despite warnings from critics that a tax increase would drive high earners out of the state. Read More...

Officer sued by family of woman he killed

Officer sued by family of woman he killed

Feb 3, 2015 at 11:11 am

The family of a woman fatally shot by police following a car chase that ended in Eden Prairie last year is suing the officer who killed her. Read More...

Suspect arrested in fatal motel assault in Twin Cities suburb

Suspect arrested in fatal motel assault in Twin Cities suburb

Feb 3, 2015 at 11:11 am

Police have made an arrest in a fatal attack at a motel in a Twin Cities suburb. Read More...

Minnesota snowmobiler dies in northwestern Wisconsin

Minnesota snowmobiler dies in northwestern Wisconsin

Feb 3, 2015 at 10:10 am

A 70-year-old Minnesota man has died following a snowmobile accident in northwestern Wisconsin. Read More...

Ex-St. Paul police officer sentenced in identity theft case

Ex-St. Paul police officer sentenced in identity theft case

Feb 3, 2015 at 10:10 am

A former St. Paul police officer convicted of using her friend's identity to wire money to a prisoner has been sentenced to five years probation and 30 days in the workhouse. Read More...

Man accused in wife's fatal drug OD enters plea deal

Man accused in wife's fatal drug OD enters plea deal

Feb 3, 2015 at 10:10 am

A northern Minnesota man has entered a plea deal in his wife's drug overdose death last year. Read More...

Man pleads guilty in ex-girlfriend's killing in St. Paul

Man pleads guilty in ex-girlfriend's killing in St. Paul

Feb 3, 2015 at 10:10 am

A 49-year-old man has pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing his former girlfriend in her St. Paul apartment in December. Read More...

Duluth teen murder case solved

Duluth teen murder case solved

Feb 3, 2015 at 10:10 am

Duluth police say the 1981 murder of a teenage girl has been solved. Read More...

Fitch found guilty on all counts

Fitch found guilty on all counts

Feb 2, 2015 at 10:10 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) —A Stearns County jury has found Brian Fitch Sr. guilty on all counts in a police officer-involved shooting in West St.. Paul last summer. Read More...

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