Study suggests too much milk may do more harm than good

A new study casts doubt on the widely held view that milk can help adults ward off broken bones. In fact, researchers found that avid milk drinkers were more likely to die at younger ages than their counterparts who drank little or no milk.

'What's up, Beautiful?' Video of NYC street harassment goes viral

A video recorded the comments a woman hears as she walks around the nation's biggest city. The video has set off a storm of outrage on its way to more than 10 million views since it was released online Tuesday.

Official: At least 2 dead in Kansas airport crash

Officials say at least two people are dead after a small plane reported losing engine power and crashed into a building at a Kansas airport.

Transfer Zach Lofton kicked off Gophers basketball team

During Sunday's scrimmage, the transfer from Illinois State was seen arguing with teammates and was apparently snapped at a couple of times for his poor body language.

Filth overwhelms Rosemount home; woman charged, 4 special-needs kids removed

A county social worker was called and determined that the children would be placed in foster care, noting the unsanitary living conditions and the husband’s history as a sex …


Man admits shooting deputy in NW Minnesota during traffic stop

Deputy Nathan Warner survived the shooting on the morning of April 15 thanks to his bullet-resistant vest. Gunfire also struck his portable radio on the front of his vest.


Apple's Tim Cook is highest-profile CEO to come out as gay

Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay.


St. Paul school lifts lockdown as police investigate report of person with gun

St. Paul police have cleared the area around Cretin-Derham Hall High School after investigating a report that a person was seen in the area with a gun. Schools in the …


FTC sues Gerber over claims on infant formula

Federal regulators announced Thursday they were suing Gerber, the well-known baby food maker, for claiming that its Good Start Gentle formula can prevent or reduce allergies in children.


Police: Man falls 40 feet during St. Paul chase

St. Paul police say a man has survived a 40-foot fall onto a highway after he jumped off a retaining wall during a chase with officers.


Del. state senator's husband caught stealing political signs on video

The husband of a Delaware state senator was arrested after he was caught on video taking down political signs erected by Republicans, authorities said Thursday.


State mental hospital violated policy on use of restraints

The Minnesota Security Hospital is ordered to take corrective steps after improper use of restraint and seclusion of a patient, in one case confining the individual for more than 17 hours.


Hungry for pizza? Here's what's new in the Twin Cities

Pizza chains are popping up all over the Twin Cities. Here's our take on four newcomers.


Twins talked to Joe Maddon about manager job, sources say

The Twins reached out to the Joe Maddon camp after he became a free agent manager Friday, according to two sources with knowledge of the Twins’ search.


Seventh District race for Congress has national focus + Photo Gallery

The cash and attention put the fight between 12-term Democratic Rep. Collin Peterson and state Sen. Torrey Westrom in the spotlight.


Reserves can't rescue new-look Wolves in season opener + Photo Gallery + Video

The Wolves had no answers for Memphis’ frontcourt team of Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph, who combined for 57 points.


Quarantined Ebola nurse goes outside; police watch

A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa vowed on Wednesday to end her voluntary quarantine, even going so far as to step out of her home and shake a reporter's hand, signaling a showdown with state police monitoring her and state officials seeking to legally enforce her confinement.


Bumgarner, Giants beat KC 3-2 to win World Series + Photo Gallery + Video

A giant, indeed.


Rochester 13-year-old arrested for scaring boys with BB gun outside school

Police say a 13-year-old boy faces a felony charge of second-degree assault after scaring two 11-year-olds with a BB gun at a Rochester middle school.