Online harassment is routine among adults

Adults regularly face harassment online, from name-calling and embarrassment to threats of violence.

Boom town: Record number of restaurants open in 2014

In no other year has the number of new restaurants in the Twin Cities ever approached the explosive growth we've seen in 2014. This isn’t about the latest Applebee’s or Chick-fil-A, but mostly independent ventures.

Northstar train kills man on tracks in Elk River

A Northstar train hit and killed a pedestrian on the tracks in Elk River just before 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, prompting authorities to shut down trains going both ways and …

Twins GM says search for new manager remains active

Twins GM Terry Ryan maintained Wednesday that his search is ongoing and he’s not close to naming a replacement for Ron Gardenhire.

Motion to remove judge from Adrian Peterson's case denied

Texas Judge Kelly Case will remain, possibly clearing way for Dec. 1 trial.

Minnesota Supreme Court issues harsh ruling over probation sentence in rape case

The state Supreme Court vacated the sentence of 30 years’ supervised probation given to Jose Arriaga Soto Jr.

State sought lower MNsure rates from PreferredOne

PreferredOne dropped its prices at the request of state regulators, but ultimately left the exchange.

Royals beat Giants 7-2 to tie World Series one game apiece + Photo Gallery + Video

Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 Wednesday night to even the World Series at one game apiece.

Neighbor indicted on first-degree murder in New Brighton deer feud

A Ramsey County grand jury indicted Neal C. Zumberge Wednesday on charges of first-degree murder in the May killing of his neighbor over a deer feeding feud. The grand jury …

Man apprehended after jumping White House fence

A 23-year-old Maryland man was in custody Wednesday night after he climbed over the White House fence and was swiftly apprehended on the North Lawn by uniformed Secret Service agents and their dogs.

Canada's PM says shooting rampage was terrorism + Photo Gallery + Video

A masked gunman killed a soldier standing guard at Canada's war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in an attack that was stopped cold when he was shot to death by the ceremonial sergeant-at-arms. Canada's prime minister called it the country's second terrorist attack in three days.

Feds: Slaughterhouse employee got immigrants fake Minn. IDs; girl, 14, put to work

Slaughterhouse employee allegedly got false papers for undocumented workers.

Actress Renee Zellweger's new look causes a stir

On Monday night in Beverly Hills, Elle magazine hosted its Women in Hollywood Awards. On Tuesday morning, all anyone was talking or writing about from the event was actress Renee Zellweger’s face.

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Front-line workers detail child protection challenges

The second meeting of the governor’s task force reveals tensions over who’s to blame for shortcomings.

Wolves try out launching three-pointers + Video

Flip Saunders has given the green light to only ‘six or seven’ to shoot it.

AP source: Goodell told to testify in Rice appeal

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has been told to testify in Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension, a person familiar with the case told The Associated Press on Wednesday …

Three men indicted in 2012 St. Paul homicide

A Ramsey County grand jury has indicted three men in connection with the 2012 murder of a St. Paul man who was shot at his home, authorities announced Wednesday. Indicted …

Minneapolis won't sue over Washington NFL mascot

City attorney says Minneapolis lacks legal grounds to attempt a ban on the Redskins name.