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U.S. Bank Stadium will open for runners, in-line skaters on limited nights this winter

Fans entered through the large opened gates at US Bank Stadium before Thursday night's game. ] CARLOS GONZALEZ cgonzalez@startribune.com - September 1, 2016, Minneapolis, MN, US Bank Stadium, NFL, Minnesota Vikings vs. Los Angeles Rams

U.S. Bank concourses will be open for 16 nights this winter.

Edina releases dashcam videos of aftermath of police encounter

Encounter with a black pedestrian had gone viral.

Chief Harteau: Two officers in Jamar Clark shooting will not face discipline

Jamar Clark

The Minneapolis police officers involved in the November 2015 fatal shooting of Jamar Clark did not violate department policies and will not face discipline, according to Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau.

Firefighter in N. Minn. finds fatal car crash victim is his son

"Seeing the car on fire and the rims, I knew [it was my son]," he said. "I dropped to my knees. I was a mess. Another member of the crew just held me."

Minn. corrections vet will head Stillwater prison after previous warden's firing

Minnesota drifter is suspect in Pennsylvania murder 25 years ago

ID of man arrested in 1991 slaying quells suspense in small Minnesota town.

Former tax court judge pleads guilty to tax fraud

Couple misstated income by nearly $1 million.

Bike ticket study urges end to citing sidewalk cyclists in business areas

Study that found likely disproportionate ticketing of black riders for sidewalk and lights violation urges more study

Weekend traffic: Tough going in the west metro with closures on Hwy. 100 and I-494
The Drive

Road and lane closures with their associated detours are not fun for anybody, and this weekend will be a dozy for drivers in the west metro.

Dayton urges lawmakers to agree on a fix for rising health premiums

Governor says he'll call special session if both sides can agree on a plan.

State's new parks and trails license plate will be available Dec. 1

Sale of new car tags will benefit Minnesota parks.

Fatal crash reported in Dakota County; name of victim in Olmsted County crash released

At least one person died Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash in Dakota County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.The patrol was still investigating Friday…

Man with multiple DWIs crashes into Chisago County home

A Minnesota man with five DWI convictions crashed the car he was driving, left an injured passenger behind and broke into a nearby house to…

Minnesota treatment courts get federal funds

New grants will support judicious sentencing, help for drug defendants.

Bob Kroll: Time for officers to get back to work

Lt. Bob Kroll says the Jamar Clark shooting has had a devastating effect on the officers involved and wants them to return to work now that they've been cleared of any wrongdoing

Attorney: Jamar Clark's family searching for justice

Albert Goins, attorney for Jamar Clark's siblings, says the family is still searching for justice after learning the officers who shot Jamar will not be punished.

Two officers in Jamar Clark shooting will not face discipline

Full statement from Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau and Mayor Betsy Hodges regarding the decision to not discipline the two officers in Jamar Clark shooting.

Warren man, 24, killed in head-on collision with semi

A northwestern Minnesota man was killed early Thursday in a crash on Hwy. 1 in Marshall County after his SUV hit a semitrailer truck head-on,…

It will be tough going in the west metro with closures on Hwy. 100 and I-494

Restrictions on Hwy. 100 and I-494 are expected to turn more drivers onto Hwy. 169.