Snow is a real turkey for some travelers near Twin Cities and afar

Vehicles aplenty were sliding and spinning on metro roads; snowy conditions for Duluth, Mankato; East Coast airports have it the worst.

Review: 'Foxcatcher' revels in American noir

Colin Covert

REVIEW: “Foxcatcher” is a warped, oppressive landmark. From its earliest scenes of wealthy noir, you feel this meticulously controlled film drift to a sinister ending. | ★★★★ out of 4 stars

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.

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.


Mpls. schools chief says new suspension policy isn't unfair to white students

"Some have accused me of discriminating against our white students. That could not be further from the truth."


Ginsburg gets heart stent to clear artery clog

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had a heart stent implanted Wednesday to clear a blocked coronary artery but was expected to be back at work for the start of next week, court officials said.


Guard reinforcements contain damage in Ferguson + Photo Gallery + Video

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.


3 Reasons holiday shoppers will spend cautiously

Falling gas prices. Soaring stock market. Unemployment at a six-year-low. All signs point to a successful holiday shopping season. Despite the economic tail winds, though, retailers are finding themselves having …


Residents in Pennsylvania city asking why it smells like cat urine

Residents are hoping tests on air samples can explain why their western Pennsylvania city smells like cat urine.


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.


Who needs a mall? Mpls. Institute of Arts has own Black Friday deal

Some of you won't be caught anywhere near a mall on Thanksgiving evening or Black Friday morning. But if sleeping late isn't your thing, Minneapolis Institute of Arts will …


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.