Protests loom over groundbreaking for north Mpls. service center


The weeks-long protest over police brutality loomed over the groundbreaking Tuesday of a north Minneapolis workforce center that public officials hope will alleviate the area's persistent racial inequities.

Rucki sisters headed to reunification program after shunning dad

The runaway Lakeville sisters who had been missing for two and a half years will be sent to an intensive out-of-state reunification program after refusing to live with their father.

Oh, yes she can! Dayton changes rule to allow state worker to volunteer for Red Cross

Dayton's action reverses a decision that kept a state Corrections worker from volunteering for Red Cross disaster relief.

Police ask for help in south Minneapolis beating death


City police again asked for the public's help Tuesday in identifying a suspect or suspects in the beating death of 30-year-old woman in south Minneapolis.

Mary Tyler Moore statue will move to Minneapolis visitor center


The statue will stay in its temporary home until construction on Nicollet Mall is completed.

Charges coming against man who allegedly hid Minn. teen's body after using drugs

Laura Ann Schwendemann was found dead in October after a two-week search. An autopsy revealed she had been on meth.

New Vikings Vice President Tanya Dreesen focuses on fan connections

Growing up in Toronto, Minnesota Vikings vice president Tanya Dreesen loved reading newspapers, so when she graduated from college she went straight to the Toronto…

Man charged in beating of Brooklyn Park police officer

A Brooklyn Park man was charged Tuesday with first-degree assault, accused of beating a police officer last weekend and attempting to take the officer’s gun.…

Children's Theatre, former director targets of sex-abuse suit

The suit, filed on behalf of former students at the company, names former CTC artistic director John Clark Donahue and an unnamed ex-employee.

Cause of UM-Morris student's death undetermined

Authorities say the death of a University of Minnesota-Morris student has been ruled undetermined.

Arts' economic impact greater in Minnesota than its neighbors

New studies have quantified the arts' financial impact on communities ranging from Minneapolis and St. Paul to Pine City.

Two charged in stabbing death of West St. Paul man robbed during pot deal

Daniel Wallner feared he was going to be robbed before a fatal marijuana deal.

Minneapolis' Abbott Northwestern will close its McDonald's

Abbott Northwestern resisted accusations of hypocrisy in the past but will terminate its lease next spring to improve the health of its food options for patients, staff and visitors.

Obituary: Frank Kenney, a former priest, worked for social justice

In 1968, three young priests were assigned to St. Stephen’s Catholic Church in south Minneapolis. The pastor there had retired, the Second Vatican Council had…

Apparent accidental shooting in Itasca County kills high school pal, football teammate

The shooting occurred over the weekend at a home; the county attorney is considering whether to file charges.

Judge dismisses lawsuit against Walker over minimum wage

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Gov. Scott Walker that sought to force an increase in Wisconsin's minimum wage.

Bail set for alleged gunman, others in shooting of Black Lives Matter protesters

A North Side minister lashes out at head of the NAACP and criticizes the encampment's continued presence outside the police station.

Police ID passenger killed in crash near Eden Prairie roundabout

The Prior Lake woman was in a car being driven by her husband, police said.

West St. Paul man who took 'selfie' with corpse pleads guilty to murder

Marc Bakambia will face deportation to Congo after serving a 30-year sentence.

Owner of Varsity, Loring Pasta accused in CTC sex abuse suit

Jason McLean, along with the Children's Theatre Company and co-founder John Clark Donahue, is named in a civil case that revisits the theater's 1980s sex scandal.