Hannah Covington | Star Tribune
Reporter | Metro

Hannah Covington covers news in the north metro, including Anoka County, Brooklyn Park and Brooklyn Center. She has a master's degree in English literature from the University of Tulsa.

2 men shot, wounded near Little Earth housing complex, Minneapolis police say

The victims were taken to Hennepin County Medical Center, police said.

Following rejection in Forest Lake, mental health facility for kids finds new chance in East Bethel

East Bethel's embrace of proposed site is "night and day" compared to project's failed foray into Forest Lake.

Mpls. boy, 7, with special needs forgotten on school bus

Parents say the boy, who has autism spectrum disorder and is nonverbal, was left aboard for hours and they want answers.

Bloomington firefighters free person trapped in I-494 crash

Two people were injured, with one trapped in a vehicle and taken to a hospital.

In Minnesota's youth sports hub, Blaine families ask: Where's the gym space?

Some officials wonder if there's enough of an appetite to support both the Sports Center's new venture and a proposed new athletic complex.

Residents rush to find new homes after Brooklyn Center senior living facility announces closure

Given six weeks' warning, many feel wronged by the Brooklyn Center senior facility.

St. Anthony neighbors get first look at Aeon's affordable housing proposal near Lowry Grove

Some residents have pushed for making the proposed 70-unit building, near the site of a former mobile home park, even more affordable.

Body of missing Stearns County man who fled traffic stop is found in river

The body of Michael Allen Henry, who had been stopped by police just west of St. Joseph, was found in the Watab River.

In a home built on old car battery casings, White Bear Lake couple scramble for answers

Bernie Brown worries old battery casings may be behind health struggles.

Steven 'Wiz' Wisdorf, consummate bartender at popular St. Louis Park bar, dies at 75

The Navy veteran behind the bar always wore jeans to work, even in summer. For 42 years, Steven Wisdorf served up humor, counsel and drinks…