Local widow of Ebola victim still waiting for survivor's benefits

Decontee Sawyer of Coon Rapids is feeling financial pinch as she is stymied in her effort to seek survivor’s benefits.

Review: Black Keys not too 'Blue' to still rock hard

Review: Ohio’s little-band-that-could put on another big Target Center show with fresh-faced opener Jake Bugg.

Semi rolls over on 35W near downtown Minneapolis

The northbound freeway was closed, and traffic was backed up into south Minneapolis. The semi driver was injured.

Man shot, wounded on Metro Transit bus in north Minneapolis

An verbal altercation between two men turned violent on a Metro Transit bus in north Minneapolis late Saturday morning, police said. A man was shot by an unknown suspect who …

US to recognize same-sex marriage in 6 more states

The federal government is recognizing gay marriage in six more states and extending federal benefits to those couples, Attorney General Eric Holder announced Saturday.


Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting

A union official says a newly hired high school teacher confronted a gunman during a deadly shooting at a Washington state school.


Cream vocalist and bassist Jack Bruce dies at 71

British musician Jack Bruce, best known as the lead vocalist and bass player of the power blues trio Cream, died Saturday at his home, his family and publicist said. He was 71.


Maddon suddenly an appealing option for Twins manager + Video

The longtime Tampa Bay manager left his job and is interested in talking to the Twins about their vacancy.


MCTC culinary arts program is on the chopping block

Minneapolis Community and Technical College Culinary program is on the verge of closing because grads find only low-paid jobs, raising concerns about student loan repayment.


Twin Cities suburbs diversify; City Councils remain white

Leadership in metro cities doesn’t mirror diversity.


Fire at Wild's offseason retreat almost turned tragic + Video

Owner Craig Leipold’s cabin went ablaze early on Aug. 24 with 15 members of the Wild's hockey operations staff and business executive team on site for an offseason retreat.


Marine's death is 1st in U.S. campaign against IS

The Pentagon has announced the first death of a U.S. military member involved in the campaign against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria.


Rochester police plan to target at-risk teens raises concerns

Rochester police are proposing the use of predictive analytics to identify at-risk teens, but community members have worries.


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.


High-tech store displays aim to get consumers to buy

At retail expo, vendors tout high-tech gadgets to enhance the shopping experience.


Four Ebola hospitals selected in Minnesota

New strategy aims to treat patients at facilities that have special capabilities.


Mountain bike bridge safety gets a look around state after Austin doctor's death

Veteran bicyclist died after falling off bridge he helped build.


Royals edge Giants 3-2 for 2-1 World Series lead + Video

All season long and deep into October, the Kansas City Royals have relied on their winning formula of fundamental baseball: sparkling defense, a stingy bullpen and just enough timely hitting.


Courtroom escapee sentenced finally in attempted murder trial

Michael David Henderson, who escaped from a courtroom last month after being found guilty of attempted murder, has been sentenced to more than 16 years in prison.