Thousands in Minnesota join outcry over Ferguson decision

A car plunged into a group of protesters on Lake Street in Minneapolis and struck a woman, but the day was mostly peaceful, if not sometimes bitter.

Parker, Wiggins set for regular-season debut of rivalry

The Wolves' Andrew Wiggins and the Bucks' Jabari Parker will likely be linked for a long time.

Protesters return to riot-scarred Ferguson streets

Protesters returned to the riot-scarred streets of Ferguson on Tuesday, a day after crowds looted businesses and set fire to buildings in a night of rage against a grand jury's decision not to indict the white police officer who killed Michael Brown.

Missing 'Maidens Group' minister now on Marshals Service Most Wanted list

The U.S. Marshals Service has added a self-professed minister accused of sexually abusing young girls in rural Minnesota to its 15 Most Wanted Fugitives list.

Harbinger's Falcone, hedge fund chief in exile, is stepping down

After liquidating his hedge funds, the Iron Range native is leaving Harbinger.


Archdiocese sues insurers, saying firms won't pay abuse claims

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has hit a major roadblock in its pledge to pay damages to victims of clergy sex abuse: Its insurance companies are refusing to cover the costs.


2 Minneapolis men charged with attempting to aid terrorists

Federal prosecutors are investigating an ISIL recruitment pipeline


Gophers' McNeil arrested on domestic assault charges

McNeil has been suspended from all team activities pending an investigation into the alleged assault, University of Minnesota athletics director Norwood Teague wrote in a statement.


AP sources: EPA to propose stricter smog standard

Coming full circle on a campaign promise, the Obama administration will propose Wednesday to reduce the amount of smog-forming pollution allowed in the air, which has been linked to asthma, lung damage and other health problems.


What's Minnesota's top online recipe search? Hint: It's not grape salad

Wild rice casserole is the No. 1 recipe that Minnesota online searchers look for the week of Thanksgiving, says a report in the New York Times, prompted by the …


Guilty plea reversed for White Bear Lake nuisance neighbor

Lori Christensen had the right to withdraw guilty plea for harassment charges, court says.


Prince's Twitter and Facebook accounts suddenly go dark

The unexplained move by the mini-giant of Minnesota music could be related to Ferguson, Mo., or could just be another publicity ploy.


Elected leaders meet with Hibbing VA workers over scheduling concerns

Ex-workers air complaints of hostile work environment, schedule backdating.


Arkansas, Mississippi gay marriage bans overturned

Arkansas and Mississippi became the latest two states Tuesday to have their gay marriage bans overturned by federal judges, but there are no rushes to the altar as both orders are on hold so the states can considers appeals.


Calorie count to appear with many prepared foods

Diners will soon know how many calories are in that bacon cheeseburger at a chain restaurant, the pasta salad in the supermarket salad bar and even that buttery tub of popcorn at the movie theater.


Ex-Minneapolis parks employee found guilty of pocketing soccer field fees

Jury finds Hashim Yonis pocketed less than $1,000 in soccer field rental fees.


Rochester man who killed daughter, 9, had mental problems, police say

Police had multiple calls regarding dad who killed himself and daughter, 9, over the weekend.


Ferguson reaction: Hundreds stage sit-in at South High; many walk out

School District spokesman Stan Alleyne said there were peaceful protests at several high schools and that participants would not be disciplined “as long as the protest remains peaceful.”


In '14, state voter turnout hits nearly 30-year low

Statewide turnout in this year's general election was 50.5 percent as certified Tuesday by the Minnesota Secretary of State. That's the lowest since 1986.