Mayor Carter, Chief Axtell split on approach to gun violence

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter and Police Chief Todd Axtell at a news conference in St. Paul in September.

Mayor Melvin Carter asked the City Council for nearly $1.7 million in public safety funding, and outlined a wide-ranging proposal that would use a "community-first" approach to confront what he calls a public health crisis.

Deaths increase under new heart donor system, U research team finds

New system sought to eliminate regional disparities and earmark donor hearts for the sickest and neediest patients, regardless of where they live, but has had an unintended consequence.

At debate, Democrats agree that Trump should be impeached

From left, Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., particip

The Democratic presidential debate opened Wednesday night with the candidates agreeing that President Donald Trump should be impeached.

Police: Bicyclist killed in collision with truck in downtown Minneapolis

The bicyclist's identity wasn't immediately known on Wednesday.

Moose, other Minnesota species need federal protection, suit against feds says

A moose is seen near Isabella, Minn., in 2016. Minnesota’s moose population, while steadily declining partly because of a parasite carried by deer,

Conservation group says Trump administration must protect 274 species.



Batteries in this bin at Westonka Library began smoking and nearly caused a serious fire in October. ANTHONY SOUFFLÉ • anthony.souffle@startribune.

Minneapolis stops battery collection amid fire concerns

Police: Bicyclist killed in collision with truck in downtown Minneapolis
Minnesota hospitals using antibiotics more carefully
Homicide suspected after 19-year-old man's body found in Cass Lake home

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Road map: Getting Gophers to Big Ten title game, Rose Bowl, College Football Playoff

Road map: Getting Gophers to Big Ten title game, Rose Bowl, College Football Playoff

Prior Lake basketball star Garcia commits to Marquette
Gophers safety Winfield named finalist for Nagurski Trophy
Wild's Stalock ries to solve follow-up start mystery

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Wuollet Bakery is in full preparation mode for the holiday season, its first under new owner Eric Shogren, who also owns A Baker’s Wife and a Russia

New Wuollet owner aims for younger audience — but won't change princess torte

Local governments must decide whether to remain in massive opioid lawsuit
Target flying high into holiday season as stock hits record high
Minnesota groups report errors in Medicare website

Gordon Sondland, U.S. ambassador to the European Union, was sworn in to testify before the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday during a public i

After Sondland, let's hear from all key players

Listen: The Sondland and the fury
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Minneapolis' J.S. Ondara earned a Grammy nomination for best Americana album.

Minnesotans have some bragging rights in today's Grammy nominations

Shake up your Thanksgiving tradition with these appetizers
Oprah Winfrey will bring Tina Fey with her to St. Paul in 2020
Is it time to can the canned cranberry sauce?

Anderson: Study on stadium bird deaths waste of unnatural resources

When considered on a population level, a similar number of these birds would have died anyway, by some other means.

Secrets to surviving MSP Airport during the busy travel season

Thanksgiving will be busy at airports across the country, including Minneapolis-St. Paul International. If you're flying out — or picking up guests — these tips could help.

Souhan: Cousins continues mending his reputation by leading comeback

This was not your basic comeback: Kirk Cousins threw three second-half touchdown passes as the Vikings pulled off a rally that was unique in the history of the NFL.




Media are given directions in preparation for the next day's Democratic Presidential Primary Debate, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, in Atlanta.

7 key questions heading into tonight's 2020 Democratic debate

Trump directed Ukraine quid pro quo, key witness says
DFLers working on bill to legalize recreational marijuana
Sondland's testimony provides evidence for likely obstruction charge

FILE - In this March 14, 2014 file photo, assembly line workers build a 2015 Chrysler 200 automobile at the Sterling Heights Assembly Plant in Sterlin

UAW president steps down as GM sues rival over union bribery

Free to a good home: 1 newspaper in Alaska
Ex-Baltimore mayor charged in 'Healthy Holly' book scandal
Sondland's testimony provides evidence for likely obstruction charge

Mara Tekach, charge d'affaires for the U.S. Embassy in Cuba.

Cuba accuses US diplomat of supporting illegal actions

Canada's Trudeau names new Cabinet; Freeland is deputy PM
UN Security Council members rebuke US on Israel settlements
Trudeau won the election, but hasn't won over western Canada

Vikings offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski.

Will Stefanski's good reputation lead to improving his station in the NFL?

Souhan: Huge comeback vs. Bears in '92 was a Vikings turning point
Vikings GM Spielman on Cook: 'He just has a unique trait'
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Wild goalie Alex Stalock

Wild's Stalock ries to solve follow-up start mystery

Pep talks throughout the day lead Wild to convincing win
Eriksson Ek's endurance, instinct earns him extra ice time for Wild
Parise starts hot, Wild keeps the heat on Buffalo in 4-1 victory

Road map: Getting Gophers to Big Ten title game, Rose Bowl, College Football Playoff

Road map: Getting Gophers to Big Ten title game, Rose Bowl, College Football Playoff

Prior Lake basketball star Garcia commits to Marquette
Gophers safety Winfield named finalist for Nagurski Trophy
Hartman: Gophers grad transfer St.-Juste followed unique path

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) warmed up on the field prior to Thursday night's game. ] ANTHONY SOUFFLE • anthony.souffle@startribun

Who are all those people hanging out on sidelines during Vikings games?

Why isn't it a crime to punch someone if you're playing pro hockey?
Why does the Stone Arch Bridge cross the Mississippi at such an odd angle?
How did Minnesota become the Gopher State?

Actor Jussie Smollett speaks to reporters at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse in Chicago after prosecutors dropped all charges against him, Tuesday, M

Jussie Smollett: Chicago prosecution was malicious

Mark Ruffalo joins campaign raising concerns about chemicals made by 3M
Amid turmoil, Prince Andrew to step back from royal duties
Oprah Winfrey will bring Tina Fey with her to St. Paul in 2020

Chris Pangle, left, helped resort chef Brian Chaffee load food and supplies into Chaffee’s van at Loaves & Fishes in Minneapolis before a 360-mile r

Twin Cities nonprofits boost deliveries of free food to people in need in greater Minn.

Minnesota artist's portraits salute four-legged lifesavers for vets
Minneapolis' Eastside Food Co-op makes food access 'FARE'
A breast cancer support campaign shows the power of handwritten letters