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Tension high as another witness testifies in Minneapolis ISIL recruit trial

Abdirizak Mohamed Warsame, 20, of Eagan

Judge steps in to warn mothers against outside confrontations and court disruptions.

Gallery: WWII Army Pvt. John P. Sersha comes home

WWII Army Pvt. John P. Sersha comes home.

Vikings stadium photo-bombing tussle not subsiding

Opening of U.S. Bank Stadium

The Minnesota Vikings and Wells Fargo filed another set of opposing motions in the photo-bombing lawsuit about signs on two buildings.

North Side greenway proposal at last gets a road test on Irving Avenue


Three versions of proposed design will be tested on Irving Avenue N.

Prior Lake-Savage residents vote down $150M bond proposal for schools

The plan would have funded additions to all school buildings, including 6 high school gyms.

Revival, Ike's, Spoon and Stable will join Zimmern for food at U.S. Bank Stadium

Aramark announces local food partners for new Vikings Stadium

Minneapolis school board picks Ed Graff as next superintendent

In a 6-3 vote, Graff was chosen over Brenda Cassellius, commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Education, to end a 16-month search.

Allegations surface of drug abuse by U wrestlers, police investigation

Four athletes are under investigation for dealing the prescription drug, Xanax, and 10 others are suspected of using the anti-anxiety medication recreationally.

Super solar plan for Arden Hills moves forward

A 40-acre array would light up the Rice Creek Commons development.

Land O'Lakes, state agree to partner on water quality

The state of Minnesota and Land O'Lakes say they'll work together to improve water quality.

Hibbing man, 19, accused of killing roommate, burning body

A 19-year-old Hibbing man is accused of killing his roommate and burning the 20-year-old man's body.

Milwaukee council approves detailed design for Bucks arena

The detailed design of the new downtown Milwaukee Bucks arena has received the approval of the Common Council in Milwaukee.

Without state funding, Southwest light rail's future in doubt

So far, $130 million has already been spent on the line linking Minneapolis and Eden Prairie.

Suspect wanted in north metro home burglary spree, sex assault of 9-year-old girl

The hunt is on for a 28-year-old Minneapolis man suspected in a rash of home burglaries around southern Anoka County within a few hours over…

St. Paul baker, street minister team up to spread joy, one doughnut at a time + Video

"When you walk in with a box of doughnuts, people are shocked … and happy."

ID'd: Fisherman who went in river in St. Paul, surfaced near Hastings

The angler had been missing for more than 2 weeks; body found with one leg missing.

Attorney: Archdiocese engaging in 'massive scheme' to defraud creditors

Archbishop denies accusation, says Twin Cities Archdiocese has "cooperated fully" with bankruptcy court.

Woodbury couple killed in murder-suicide identified by police

Authorities have identified an elderly couple found dead in their Woodbury home last week following an apparent murder-suicide. Preliminary autopsy results show that James Miller,…

Four dead in three crashes on busy roads across the Twin Cities

They included a head-on crash in St. Paul, a rollover on the Mendota Bridge and a pedestrian trying to cross I-94 in Minneapolis.