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U Law School prof charged with sex assault and stalking

Francesco Parisi

Francesco Parisi, 54, of Minneapolis, was charged Tuesday in Hennepin County District Court and was scheduled to appear in court Wednesday afternoon.

More record warmth then 'potent' storm by week's end

The National Weather Service prepared this graphic, showing where the heaviest snow is expected.

South and east metro communities are the most likely to get the most snow, according to the National Weather Service.

Minnesota musical giant Stanislaw Skrowaczewski dead at 93

Minnesota Orchestra Conductor Laureate Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, 93, at his home in Plymouth.

Polish emigre became the dean of Minnesota's classical music scene, leading the Minnesota Orchestra for two decades.

Teen killed, four others injured in crash on I-35W in northeast Minneapolis

The vehicle swerved across three lanes of traffic on I-35W.

Teen couple charged in Chisago County with murder in overdose of 18-year-old

Cameron Johnson

The victim said in a text on the day of his death, "ur gunna be mind blown by this," according to the prosecution.


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Tom Hoch, former chairman of the Minneapolis downtown Council and founder of the Hennepin Theater Trust, announced that he is running for mayor of Minneapolis.

Tom Hoch enters race for Minneapolis mayor

More record warmth then 'potent' storm by week's end
Teen convicted of being 'mastermind' in huge gun theft from Minn. shop
Teen couple charged in Chisago County with murder in overdose of 18-year-old

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Wild fans saluted their team.

Beating Chicago would give Wild the most points in the NHL

Report of Wolves' interest in Derrick Rose is confusing -- until it isn't
Extra work: Twins getting a lot done before practice officially starts
Garnett opens up about Wolves, departure from Saunders' 'dream and vision'

Scores, schedules, and stats
Medtronic plc said its profit grew 3.3 percent in the November-to-January period.

'Confident' Medtronic 3rd quarter results beat Wall St. expectations

New Hy-Vee in Savage adds more grab-and-go options, beauty dept.
Macy's profit falls nearly 13 percent as sales drop
Ecolab misses 4Q expectations but posts strong 2017 forecast

President Trump announced Monday that Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, left, will be the new national security adviser.

Trump makes smart move for national security adviser

Legislature can send a message on qualifications for U's Board of Regents
Stop the Trump hysteria. His early stumbles are nothing new.
Readers Write (Feb. 21): Workplace standards, a response from U.S. Rep. Jason Lewis on availability, President Trump's travel expenses and more, bike safety


Minnesota Orchestra Conductor Laureate Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, 93, at his home in Plymouth.

Minnesota musical giant Stanislaw Skrowaczewski dead at 93

World record for largest Bloody Mary bar could be broken by a St. Paul pub
In becoming a U.S. citizen, I realized I've been an American all along
J. Cole, Chris Brown each announce 2017 Xcel Center dates


Scoggins: As Pitino and Fletcher show, patience can be underrated
Chip Scoggins

This time a year ago, a healthy percentage of the Twin Cities sporting public rooted for two outcomes: Richard Pitino to be fired and Chuck Fletcher to overhaul the Wild roster.

Souhan: Freshman Curry becomes newest big man on campus
Jim Souhan

During the Gophers' 83-78 overtime victory over Michigan, Curry, the freshman from Memphis, borrowed Reggie Lynch's job and ran with it.

Mpls. cafe owners charge ahead with pay changes
Neal St. Anthony

Two owners have decided to move ahead with front-to-back-of-the-house wage increases to at least $12.40 per hour by raising prices and discouraging tipping. And a third plans to take up the matter soon with staff.



In this Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, photo released by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement shows foreign nationals being arrested this week during a targeted enforcement operation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) aimed at immigration fugitives, re-entrants and at-large criminal aliens in Los Angeles. Immigrant advocates on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, decried a series of arrests that federal deportation agents said aimed to round up criminals in Southern California but they believe mark a shift in enforcement under the Trump administration.

Trump outlines sweeping deportations of immigrants

Minneapolis DFL to move citywide convention to July 8
Citizens League report hopes to break the transit 'logjam'
Minnesota parents lobby for kids at 'Dyslexia Day' at State Capitol

In this Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, photo, debris is piled on the ground awaiting pickup by cleanup crews at the Dakota Access oil pipeline protest camp in southern North Dakota near Cannon Ball. The camp is on federal land, and authorities have told occupants to leave by Wednesday, Feb. 22 in advance of spring flooding.

Deadline to leave pipeline protest camp won't be extended

Panda express: Bao Bao on nonstop flight to China
Warhol's death gets new look and it wasn't so routine after all
2nd orange alligator pops up in the Carolinas

This Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, photo provided by The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, shows Libyan Red Crescent workers recovering bodies of people that washed ashore, near Zawiya, Libya. The Libyan Red Crescent says at least 74 bodies of African migrants have washed ashore in western Libya, the latest tragedy at sea along a perilous trafficking route to Europe. It says the bodies were found on Monday and that more may yet surface.

Bodies of 74 migrants heading to Europe wash up in Libya

How these billionaires got their money – and what they do with it
Riot in immigrant suburb of Stockholm after drug suspect is arrested
Le Pen refuses headscarf, nixes talks with Lebanon cleric

A five-game winning streak puts the Gophers men’s basketball team in the best position in more than a decade to finish with a Big Ten record above .500. That hasn’t happened since the 2004-05 season.

Not 'on the bubble': Gophers looking forward to the madness of March

Scoggins: As Pitino and Fletcher show, patience can be underrated
Bracketology: Your guide to following the Gophers' NCAA tournament hopes
Kill brings energy, message to another rebuilding project at Rutgers

The Wild have been experimenting with Charlie Coyle, left, playing him at both right wing and center.

Wild likes the results of its recent tinkering

Scoggins: As Pitino and Fletcher show, patience can be underrated
Wild's Dumba might return Tuesday; Boudreau on Graovac's recall
Beating Chicago would give Wild the most points in the NHL

Actor-singer David Cassidy said he feared he would end up like his mother, who suffered from Alzheimer’s disease.

Former teen idol David Cassidy reveals he has dementia

Yiannopoulos denies defending pedophilia after controversial comments
Gamblers think Trump's a goner: 75 percent bet he won't finish first term
Lisa Marie Presley says she's broke after ex asks for money