Measles case at U draws attention to wider health threat

The case is drawing new attention to Minnesota vaccination laws and prompting state health officials to remind parents that measles remains dangerous.

How 89.3 the Current can stay vital after a troubled week

The firing of popular DJ Barb Abney and growing competition from the Pohlads’ Go 96.3 suggests MPR’s rock station needs some fresh ideas.

Lawyer says Suge Knight was behind wheel in deadly crash

Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight accidentally ran over and killed a friend and injured another man on Thursday as he fled attackers, his lawyer said. Authorities said the incident was being investigated as a homicide.

Parise's goal, Dubnyk's saves hold up for Wild's win in Calgary

Devan Dubnyk made 30 saves - including a breakaway stop in the third - to give the Wild its fourth win in six games.

Fifth-grader, age 11, arrested over threatening message in Rush City school

He allegedly wrote a note on the wall of a school timeout room.


Delta flight from Minneapolis lands in Vegas with pilot locked out of cockpit

Officials say a Delta Air Lines flight from Minneapolis made an emergency landing in Las Vegas on Thursday with the co-pilot at the controls after the pilot was locked out of the cockpit.


Legislation aims to make police body cam footage mostly private

The proposal by a trio of cops-turned-legislators is pitched as an effort to protect citizens’ privacy. But advocates of open government vow to fight that.


Plummeting oil prices cut North Dakota revenue forecast

As oil prices drop, North Dakota revises its revenue forecast downward by $4 billion.


Poll shows giant gap between what public, scientists think

The American public and U.S. scientists are light-years apart on science issues. And 98 percent of surveyed scientists say it's a problem that we don't know what they're talking about.


Internet Cat Video Festival to move to new Saints stadium

The one-night event, which attracted more than 11,000 fans last year has outgrown the grassy hillside next to the Walker Arts Center. It's new home will be the $63 million CHS Field, which is scheduled to open in May near the Farmers’ Market in St. Paul’s Lowertown.


Feds hit Minnesota GOP with $26,000 fine

The latest fine, for failing to disclose nearly $250,000 in receipts, payments and debts from 2009 to 2011, brings total in two cases to nearly $200,000.


That's how the cracker crumbles: RyKrisp going away, Minneapolis factory to close

Owner ConAgra has decided to exit the rye cracker business.


Jeffery Trevino seeks new trial in Kira Steger case + Video

St. Paul man seeks reversal of his 2013 conviction for murdering his wife.


School bus runs over legs of student in Pelican Rapids

An elementary school student is recovering after a school bus ran over his legs as he got off a bus in Pelican Rapids.


Brooklyn Park man pleads guilty in plot to overthrow Gambian government

Papa Faal described a failed plot to topple the West African nation’s longtime ruler.


Video: Wolves ready to welcome you-know-who on Saturday night

The Timberwolves showed this scoreboard video during Wednesday night's victory over the Boston Celtics.


Driver, 19, killed in head-on crash with MnDOT snowplow

The crash occurred about 9:50 p.m. Wednesday on Hwy. 2 east of Floodwood.


Fitch doesn't take the stand in his defense; closing arguments come Monday + Video

Closing arguments are scheduled for Monday.


Hüsker Dü's Bob Mould comes around

Gone from Minnesota for 25 years, the Hüsker Dü vet is reliving his old band more, thanks to a push by his new band.