Four Ebola hospitals selected in Minnesota

New strategy to treat patients while keeping others safe

Parachutist's record-breaking fall: 26 miles in 15 minutes

Alan Eustace broke world altitude record set by Felix Baumgartner in 2012.

Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama

A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospital virus-free Friday and into open arms.

Chaska motorcyclist dies in Carver County crash

A 27-year-old Chaska woman was killed Friday morning when the motorcycle she was driving collided with a car in Carver County. The Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call about 7:15 …

911 wait times in Mpls. expected to drop

Department says new hires, software will get calls answered faster


U police chief to retire next year

University of Minnesota Police Chief Greg Hestness will retire next spring 12 years on the job.


Police looking for suspects who vandalized Northstar train

Big Lake and Metro Transit police are looking for suspects after a Northstar commuter train was vandalized earlier this week.


Faculty pulls out from plan to revamp state colleges, universities

The unions representing faculty at all 31 state colleges and universities say they will no longer take part in an effort to improve programs throughout the system. But Chancellor Steven Rosenstone says that won’t slow down the project.


Weekend traffic: I-494 reduced to single lane in Plymouth, Maple Grove

It will be an early start as a portion of I-494 in Plymouth and Maple Grove go down to a single lane at 6 p.m. Friday.


Edina housing project for homeless youth won't go forward this year

The 66 West project, approved by the Edina City Council last month, wasn’t included in a record $162 million pot of state funding for affordable housing announced this week.


‘Honey Boo Boo’ canceled in wake of child molestation scandal

TLC canceled reality series “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” on Friday, a day after news of June “Mama June” Shannon's relationship with a man who was convicted of molesting a young relative of the star surfaced.


Remains belong to missing Virginia student

Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a university student who disappeared last month, authorities said Friday, ending a search by thousands that took weeks and left the campus and community on edge.


Outlet urbanism in the suburbs + Photo Gallery

A new $100 million development in Eagan reinvents the mall as a sort of 3-D retail website.


Black Friday might not reign supreme this year

Will this be the year when Black Friday is finally dethroned from being the biggest shopping day of the year? Thanksgiving night sales might help dethrone store traffic on …


Arctic Cat recall affects 40K all-terrain vehicles

Certain models of Arctic Cat's all-terrain vehicles are being recalled because a component failure can cause a loss of control. Here is a more detailed look: ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES DETAILS: Model year 2008 …


College player fights tumor for moment on court

Lauren Hill is the last player to take the court for the 6 a.m. stretch before basketball practice. She's moving slowly today.


J.K. Rowling to post new story about 'Harry Potter' character

Harry Potter fans can look forward to a Halloween treat, with some tricks, from J.K. Rowling.


Bloomberg-founded gun group gears up in Minnesota

Everytown for Gun Safety, which said it planned to spend $50 million across the nation on this year's election, has planted a flag in Minnesota.


Google exec sets records with leap from near-space

Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert early Friday after taking a big leap from the edge of space.