Mpls. police discover 1,700 untested rape kits over 30 years

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and Police Chief Medaria Arradondo, shown in August.

Minneapolis police revealed Friday that the department is sitting on a backlog of 1,700 untested rape kits spanning 30 years, far surpassing the 194 initially reported during a 2015 audit.

Shooter who wounded school bus driver on Mpls. interstate sentenced to 7 years in prison

Kenneth Lilly

A judge said that Kenneth Lilly's argument that he feared for his life was not credible.

Macalester president calls for stripping founder's name from building over 'extreme' racist views

The naming of Neill Hall, the Arts and Humanities Building at Macalester, is now under fire, because it’s named after a man that had some writings p

Student activists and journalists raised concerns about racist and sexist views Edward Duffield Neill promoted in the 1800s.

From Electric Fetus to Target, battle for seasonal staff has begun

Chelsea O’Brien arranged Christmas items at Electric Fetus. The retailer turns to loyal former employees and current workers to handle the holiday r

Retailers begin recruiting early and dangle incentives to fill temporary jobs for make-or-break holiday shopping season.

Castile's girlfriend files defamation suit after 'crack cocaine' tweet

Diamond Reynolds

Tom McBroom tweeted in 2017 that Diamond Reynolds would spend her settlement money on "crack cocaine."



CAIR-MN executive director Jaylani Hussein spoke during a news conference to present community-collected funds to support vandalized East African immi

Minneapolis community raises $30,000 to help vandalized East African businesses

3 wounded in drive-by shooting in north Minneapolis
U.S. Bank Stadium, Vikings weigh cost of saving birds: 'What's the acceptable collision rate?'
University of Minnesota doctor scarred child's face with laser treatment, lawsuit says

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Gophers coach P.J. Fleck and Athletic Director Mark Coyle posed for the cameras after Fleck was hired on Jan. 6, 2017.

Scoggins: How P.J. Fleck got the Gophers coaching job (but didn't get lunch)

Wiggins misses Friday's Wolves game for personal matter; Saturday status unknown
Are the Vikings the best team in the NFC? Here's one vote yes
On now: Watch Rocori vs. Winona in Class 4A semifinals

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Chelsea O’Brien arranged Christmas items at Electric Fetus. The retailer turns to loyal former employees and current workers to handle the holiday r

From Electric Fetus to Target, battle for seasonal staff has begun

Cargill, DSM ramp up production of new sugar substitute
Warby Parker, Suitsupply and other new retailers open in Galleria's ever-changing mix
State tax court says 13 counties must still refund millions to Enbridge

Senate staffer Daniel J. Jones, above portrayed by Adam Driver in the film “The Report,” dedicated much of his professional life to shed light on

'The Report' and the U.S. 'accountability crisis'

Ford site project moves ahead in St. Paul
Sack cartoon: Republicans' new legal theory
Readers Write: Minimum wage and restaurants, insulin, health care, national parks


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The Minnehaha Academy Upper School Campus opened on Aug, 19, 2019. The light-filled new buildings y connect the school to its historic grounds and nat

Rebuilt Minnehaha Academy forges connection to past, neighborhood and nature

Minneapolis musical 'All Is Calm,' ready for prime time, is being taped to air nationally on PBS
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'The Walker is like family': Minnesota collectors give the museum a remakable gift

Scoggins: How P.J. Fleck got the Gophers coaching job (but didn't get lunch)

Fleck walked into his interview carrying a basket filled with binders that had the Gophers logo on the front cover and "Minnesota Gophers" on the spine. Then he laid out his coaching vision in a Fleckian TED Talk.

Minneapolis' Eastside Food Co-op makes food access 'FARE'

People of limited means are often denied the health benefits and simple pleasures of fresh fruits and vegetables.

Brooks: Why do schoolkids keep paying the price in fights over school lunches?

We don't make children buy the textbook before they can read. We don't make them chip in for gas for the school bus.




Marie Yovanovitch, the former United States ambassador to Ukraine, headed to testify at the House Intelligence Committee on Friday.

Ousted ambassador 'shocked' at Trump; he assails her anew

Warren says getting to 'Medicare for All' will take 3 years
23 states widen challenge to Trump administration car rules
Georgia ethics commission files lawsuit over Abrams emails

Students and family members leave the reunification area in Central Park after being evacuated from Saugus High School where a gunman opened fire in S

Motive a mystery in fatal California school shooting

Texas appeals court blocks inmate Rodney Reed's execution
Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress
Planned Parenthood awarded $2.3 million for secret videos

A paper boat floated in St. Mark’s Square as more tidewater swamped Venice on Friday.

Flooding in Venice is a harbinger for what climate change will bring to coastal cities, scientists say

French police ratchet up evidence search in Epstein probe
UN adds explosive components ban to Somalia arms embargo
Saving the wildfire victims that cannot flee: Australia's koalas

Vikings fullback C.J. Ham.

Kubiak's offense gives life to old-school Vikings fullbacks

Cousins tells Favre in interview: 'We've got to win because ... I'd like to stay.'
Garrett loses cool, hits Steelers QB with helmet in brawl
Hartman: Vikings safety Harris ranks among NFL's best

Zach Parise (11) and Eric Staal (12) are two of 10 Wild players who have appeared in all 19 games this season.

'Blue-collar' Wild does not identify with NBA's load management

Wild winger Fiala: 'My confidence is pretty high'
Parise comes up clutch vs. Coyotes after missing similar chance last week
On the NHL: McDavid takes over as best player in the league

Gophers coach P.J. Fleck and Athletic Director Mark Coyle posed for the cameras after Fleck was hired on Jan. 6, 2017.

Scoggins: How P.J. Fleck got the Gophers coaching job (but didn't get lunch)

Volleyball Border Battle for first place goes to the Badgers
Souhan: Gophers look the part of a football team ready for the big stage
Bigger dream for Gophers fans: Rose Bowl or College Football Playoff?

The Wild's Marcus Foligno threw a punch at New York Rangers' Brendan Lemieux during a game last March in St. Paul.

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?
Are roundabouts really safer than traditional intersections?

Dylan Brosnan, Pierce Brosnan, and Paris Brosnan attend the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and The Hollywood Reporter celebration of the 2020 awa

Pierce Brosnan's sons named Golden Globe Awards ambassadors

Kanye West wants to build amphitheater on his Wyoming ranch
Creator of Lizzo's signature slogan could get a Grammy nod
Swift questions AMAs performance over fight with music group

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 artists' 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