As riverfront booms, officials seek long view at historic mill complex

Historical Society plans survey to address long-term needs for Washburn “A” Mill complex.

Scaffolding falls in heavy winds at Vikings stadium site

High winds blew down scaffolding on the edge of the Vikings stadium project Sunday, forcing the closure of S. 5th Street alongside the site, police said. The roof of a trailer was damaged, but no injuries were reported.

Minnesota sex offender therapist accused of sexually assaulting girl

A clinical therapist at the Minnesota Sex Offender Program is accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting a girl and threatening to kill her if she told.

One shot at Brooklyn Center transit hub

Authorities are investigating a shooting Sunday night at a Metro Transit hub in Brooklyn Center. About 7 p.m., a male was shot in the abdominal area and taken to an …

Tsunami warning issued for parts of Pacific after earthquake

A powerful earthquake rattled the South Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea on Monday, prompting officials to issue a tsunami warning for vast swathes of the Pacific and as far north as Russia.


Scoggins: Mientkiewicz manages through his frustration

The former Twins first baseman is disappointed he didn't claim the managerial job, but he will remain a key figure in the organization.


Driver hits I-90 overpass pillar, is killed

Killed was a 28-year-old man from Albert Lea, Minn., the patrol said.


Gophers' Rau signs with Florida, set to begin pro career

Kyle Rau ended his four-year Gophers career with 164 points in 160 games.


Man shot visiting woman at hotel next to Mall of America; 2 arrested

As the victim was leaving the room, he was shot twice in a leg, police said.


Oregon home demolished after 150 gallons of diesel dumped into basement

An Oregon couple took it all in stride as they watched the demolition of a house they owned for nearly 30 years.


The Drive: Sand, salt and snow take a toll on lane markings

Divots in the pavement are not a motorist's only concern at this time of year. The harsh elements have seemingly made white lane markings vanish.


Spartans Final Four-bound after 76-70 OT win over Louisville

Travis Trice vowed a day earlier that he wasn't going to cry should the Michigan State Spartans continue their improbable run to the Final Four.


Train hits, kills pedestrian in Coon Rapids

A freight train struck and killed a pedestrian in Coon Rapids early Sunday afternoon, authorities said. The incident occurred about 1:30 p.m. and involved a BNSF train heading northwest, according …


Singer-songwriter Norman Greenbaum, who wrote 1969 hit 'Spirit in the Sky,' injured in California crash

Norman Greenbaum, the singer-songwriter behind the 1969 rock hit "Spirit in the Sky" has been critically injured in a Northern California car accident that killed a motorcyclist.


Coney Island roller coaster mishap on opening day briefly strands riders

A roller coaster at New York City's Coney Island amusement park got stuck on the first day of the season, leaving passengers briefly stranded atop the wooden structure.


Davis' 28 points carry Pelicans past Wolves + Video

Anthony Bennett and Robbie Hummel returned to the lineup, but their presence was hardly enough.


More restrictive spring break pondered in Florida after gunfire at party

A house party that dissolved into a hail of gunfire and left seven young people hurt has officials on the Florida Panhandle pondering what to do with a spring break season they say has gotten out of control.


Small plane crashes in Texas, at least 2 seriously hurt

Authorities say a small plane crashed into a North Texas home, leaving at least two people seriously injured.


Indiana Gov. Pence defends religious freedom bill amid criticism

Critics of Indiana law say it allows businesses to discriminate against gays.