Karen Zamora | Star Tribune
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Karen Zamora is a Southern California native who joined the paper in 2014 after graduating from Texas State University in San Marcos. Previously, Zamora interned in the Star Tribune's features department, at the San Antonio Express-News and with NPR's "All Things Considered."


Adjunct faculty at St. Kate's petition for union election

If approved in June, it would represent more than 100 part-time instructors.


After long wait, Webber Park Library opens to a happy throng

New building, done 17 years after voters backed funding, welcomed on North Side.


Minnesota's medical cannabis providers have lost $11M in two years

MinnMed and LeafLine Labs have lost $11 million in the past two years.


FBI: $10K reward for information about Columbia Heights murder

Authorities are still looking for Phillip Leron Miller.


Woman fatally shot in north Minneapolis

The homicide was the city's second in two days.


ACLU of MN sues Dakota County sheriff to stop routine DNA collection

In Dakota County, the sheriff’s office collects DNA samples from those charged with violent crimes, in some cases doing so before the suspect is convicted.…


Closures from serious crash, car fire in Maple Grove expected to last to 2 a.m.

First responders are at the scene at Hwy. 610 and I-94.


BCA agent fired at wanted homicide suspect in Bloomington

Agents were in pursuit of the man, sought after a woman was found dead in her Crookston home. He was arrested after an intense six-hour search.


Twin Cities' Meals on Wheels opens dedicated kitchen in Minneapolis

"Kitchen of Opportunity" viewed as a way to improve both service and quality for senior clients.


Man's body recovered from Mississippi River near Lake Street bridge

Ramsey County medical examiner's office will confirm the identification.