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Reporter | Metro

Pat Pheifer covers the Twin Cities metro area.


One killed, one injured when their motorcycle crashes with semi in Bloomington

A 65-year-old man was killed Wednesday afternoon when his motorcycle crashed with a semitrailer truck in Bloomington.


Case of missing Brooklyn Park girl leads to child protection probe

The girl was found safe, but family's Brooklyn Park home was deemed unfit and authorities removed three other children from the home. Authorities also are investigating the death of an 8-year-old boy at the home last February.


Stories of immigrants and refugees captured in a mural at Mpls. City Hall

The stories of 10 immigrants and refugees from Latin America were unveiled Monday at Minneapolis City Hall.But instead of words, their journeys and experiences have…


'Need to Impeach' leader brings his message to Twin Cities

Tom Steyer is spending millions on anti-Trump campaign.


Letter with suspicious material found at FAA Mpls. office; 4 treated

Authorities have released few details about the incident.


Two teens injured in boating accident; 13-year-old driver's inexperience cited

The boat's driver was 13; his father was cited for allowing the boat to be illegally operated.


Woman critically hurt after being hit by light-rail trains in St. Paul

She was trying to cross University Avenue at Snelling Avenue in St. Paul against the stoplight, a Metro Transit spokesman said.


Man who crashed into State Patrol vehicle in Lakeville dies

Wesley Paul Briggs, 29, of Lakeville, died at North Memorial Medical Center.


La Crescent couple die on Iceland fly fishing vacation

La Crescent couple swept away in lake in Iceland.


Diana Murphy, Eighth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judge, dies at 84

Murphy was a tireless advocate for education, champion for women lawyers and judges and a civic powerhouse.