Offense jump-starts Twins early in 6-3 win

The Twins grabbed victory No. 67 on Tuesday. They insist they won’t regret it next June. With a 6-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks, Minnesota currently owns the fourth-fewest wins …

Ethics complaint to be filed against State Sen. Jeff Hayden

The ethics complaint comes after the Star Tribune reported on Hayden's involvement with the Community Action of Minneapolis, which has been accused in a state audit of misspending hundreds …

Maplewood police search for missing elderly man

Maplewood Police are asking for the public’s help in finding an 84-year-old man who was missing Tuesday night after walking away from his home earlier in the day. Arthur Robert …

Body is found by searchers looking for missing NDSU student, 18

Identity not confirmed, but physical description matches that of Thomas Bearson, 18.

Arguments in Jesse Ventura's libel case drag on after the verdict

Two months after former Gov. Jesse Ventura scored a decisive victory in his defamation lawsuit against the estate of the late Chris Kyle, the war of words continues.


Police: 7-year-old Winona boy takes mom's SUV on joyride

Winona police say a 7-year-old boy took a joyride in his mom's SUV.


Minnesota senators want answers about Marine's death

VA records show Jordan Buisman rescheduled his appointment four days after he died.


Campfire fun helped expand our ancestors' minds, study finds

They may have helped early societies develop.


Dayton asks for added N.D. oil train safety

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton wants added safety measures for oil trains leaving North Dakota.


Overdose prompts warning about sale of potent medication stolen from Starbuck pharmacy

Authorities are warning Minnesotans to be on the lookout for potent medication stolen from a Starbuck, Minn., pharmacy already responsible for one overdose. Those behind the Sept. 16 burglary at …


Airstrikes in Syria and Iraq are just the start + Video

The one-two-three punch of American and Arab airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq was just the beginning, President Barack Obama and other leaders declared Tuesday. They promised a sustained campaign showcasing a rare U.S.-Arab partnership aimed at Muslim extremists.


New rules unlikely to stop Medtronic deal

Newly announced tax rules that aim to make corporate “inversions” less attractive do not appear to imperil Fridley-based Medtronic’s plan to acquire Irish healthcare firm Covidien and move its legal headquarters overseas.


3 injured in shooting at gas station along busy Hiawatha Av. in Mpls. + Video

Shot rang out about 1:15 a.m. Tuesday at the Moto Mart on 33rd Street and Hiawatha Av. S.


Bob Dylan named 2015 MusiCares person of the year

Bob Dylan will be honored as the 2015 MusiCares person of the year. The 10-time Grammy-winning singer-songwriter will be honored at the foundation's 25th anniversary tribute Feb. 6 in Los Angeles, two days before the Grammys.


Pastor: UPS gunman was 'troubled' over work

The man who killed two former co-workers and then himself at a UPS shipping center Tuesday had told some people that he was having problems at work but never suggested the situation might turn violent, his pastor said.


DHS temporarily closes St. Paul day-care where gun was found in crib

The state Department of Human Services issued a temporary suspension order late Monday that closed a St. Paul home day-care where police found a gun in the crib.


Climbers pay $4K for violations in Utah park

Three rock climbers have paid a $4,000 settlement to Capitol Reef National Park in Utah for violating climbing policies in the making of a photograph that appeared in a Patagonia clothing catalog, a park official said Tuesday.


Obama says U.S. will 'take the fight' to ISIL

Airstrikes also target Khorasan, an Al-Qaida affiliate in Syria


Minnesota wake surfers compete at world championship

Eleven Minnesotans are among the competitors who will be in Las Vegas this weekend for the world championship in wake surfing.