Thousands in Minnesota join outcry over Ferguson decision

A car plunged into a group of protesters on Lake Street in Minneapolis and struck a 16-year-old girl, but the day was mostly peaceful, if not sometimes bitter.

Top picks Wiggins, Parker set for regular-season debut of rivalry

The Wolves' Andrew Wiggins and the Bucks' Jabari Parker will likely be linked for a long time.

Sex offender admits meeting young Park Rapids mom online, killing her

A long prison sentence awaits a convicted sex offender who has admitted in court to fatally choking a young mother in her apartment.

Guard reinforcements contain damage in Ferguson

National Guard reinforcements helped contain the latest protests in Ferguson, preventing a second night of the chaos that led to arson and looting after a grand jury decided not to indict the white police officer who killed Michael Brown.

Dispute over 9-point buck settled with coin flip

A dispute over a nine-point buck in Wisconsin was settled with a coin flip.


Ferguson officer breaks silence, says he never wanted to kill

Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson says he "never wanted to take anybody's life" and feels sorry about the death of Michael Brown.


Ginsburg has stent inserted to clear artery clog

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has had a stent implanted to clear a blockage in her right coronary artery.


3 reasons holiday shoppers will spend cautiously

Falling gas prices. Soaring stock market. Unemployment at a six-year-low.


2 FBI agents shot, wounded in St. Louis area

An FBI spokeswoman says two special agents have been shot in St. Louis County, but the incident is not related to the Ferguson protests.


Missing 'Maidens Group' minister now on Marshals Service Most Wanted list

The U.S. Marshals Service has added a self-professed minister accused of sexually abusing young girls in rural Minnesota to its 15 Most Wanted Fugitives list.


Harbinger's Falcone, hedge fund chief in exile, is stepping down

After liquidating his hedge funds, the Iron Range native is leaving Harbinger.


Archdiocese sues insurers, saying firms won't pay abuse claims

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has hit a major roadblock in its pledge to pay damages to victims of clergy sex abuse: Its insurance companies are refusing to cover the costs.


2 Minneapolis men charged with attempting to aid terrorists

Federal prosecutors are investigating an ISIL recruitment pipeline


Gophers' McNeil arrested on domestic assault charges

McNeil has been suspended from all team activities pending an investigation into the alleged assault, University of Minnesota athletics director Norwood Teague wrote in a statement.


AP sources: EPA to propose stricter smog standard

Coming full circle on a campaign promise, the Obama administration will propose Wednesday to reduce the amount of smog-forming pollution allowed in the air, which has been linked to asthma, lung damage and other health problems.


Guilty plea reversed for White Bear Lake nuisance neighbor

Lori Christensen had the right to withdraw guilty plea for harassment charges, court says.


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Thanksgiving travelers face snowy Minnesota roads

Snowy roads in southern Minnesota and poor visibility could cause delays on one of the busiest travel days of the year.


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