Peterson regrets 'situation' with son, addresses future

Adrian Peterson said he has been getting counseling and that he spoke by telephone last week to his son who was injured. On football, he's given thought to the idea that "a fresh start somewhere else” may be best.

In a year with few movie flops, one megabomb stands out

The 2014 box office is down about 4 percent from last year and has hit historic lows along the way, but there's been just one megabudget movie bomb. That would be “The Expendables 3.”

McGuire-Pohlad soccer group gets big supporter in Opat

Hennepin County Board member backs faction seeking separate stadium.

Big Stone County GOP chairman: Muslims are terrorists, we should 'frag 'em'

Big Stone County Republican Party chairman says Muslims have lost the “constitutional right to practice your freedom of religion”; need to repent and accept Jesus

Bank robbery arrests block traffic on I-94

A police apprehension following a St. Paul bank robbery choked traffic on Interstate 94 in Minneapolis briefly Thursday night. Several police cars blocked traffic starting around 7:30 p.m. on westbound …


Rock tossed off Duluth overpass bruises driver's heart; no arrest

Student was hit on I-35 in Duluth Sunday night.


Archdiocese weighs bankruptcy, cites costs of sex abuse cases

The report in the Catholic Spirit online newspaper says litigation claims are expected to grow beyond the $5.3 million the chancery has reserved for them. Only two cases have been settled so far.


As snow ends in Buffalo, N.Y., flooding and roof collapses loom; 12 dead + Video

A snowfall that brought huge drifts and closed roads in the Buffalo area finally ended Friday, yet residents still couldn't breathe easy, as the looming threat of rain and higher temperatures through the weekend and beyond raised the possibility of floods and more roofs collapsing under the heavy loads.


Apple-munching moose found dead in Sleepy Eye

A young moose far from its species’ typical territory was found dead Thursday in the south-central Minnesota town of Sleepy Eye. The animal had been seen near town recently, …


Archaeological dig on Gull Lake unearths 2,000-year-old artifacts

Archaeological work ahead of a highway reconstruction project through a northern Minnesota town is unearthing campsites and artifacts from 2,000 years ago.


Owner who embraced horrific racial history at her Mpls. home dies at 92

Unknowing homeowner welcomed commemoration of 1931 racial intolerance at the home where she lived


Minneapolis sends application for federal help to boost city's poorest

Minneapolis officials are embarking on a massive effort to land federal help for some of the city’s poorest neighborhoods, but critics say other efforts have failed or already do similar work.


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Furry mystery: Lost New Mexico kitten found in Maine

A New Mexico woman's missing kitten has been located in Maine, although exactly how the feline made the 2,300-mile trip remains a mystery.


Florida woman latest to accuse Cosby of forced sex

A Florida woman who came forward Thursday became the fourth in recent weeks to say Bill Cosby gave her pills that made her feel groggy then forced himself on her sexually.


Prosecution appeals sentence for ex-Mpls. cop for sex crimes with minors

Judge departed from presumptive sentence of 10 years for the officer’s crimes


Jeff Johnson back to work at Hennepin County after grueling governor's race

The Republican is back to a flashier style and a family vacation.


5 sue religious order, ex-priest for sex abuse in Minn., Calif.

Early in the former Rev. Gerald Funcheon’s career, a superior wrote of him: “Almost his sole interest is young boys.”


GOP accuses Obama of abuse of power

Republicans accuse the president of an ‘illegal’ abuse of his authority