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Burnsville teen died of natural causes, not alcohol, while visiting NDSU

Devin Delaney, a 17-year-old Burnsville High School student, died of a medical condition with his heart during a weekend visit to friends at NDSU.

Rash of heroin overdoses claims woman's life on White Earth Reservation

The four overdoses occurred late last week, according to authorities.

Police: Driver on pot hits 2 cars in Bloomington, severs man's legs

One driver on the side of Penn Avenue was helping "jump" the other's vehicle.

Charges: Gunman hits small plane with gunfire in NW Minnesota

The shooter said he was fighting terrorism, according to felony charges.

Twin Cities chiropractor convicted of $3M scheme to cheat insurance providers

Two co-defendants also were convicted in first of several such federal trials.

Charge: Faribault man raised $22,000 off fake cancer claim

Felony charge says he swindled donors out of more than $22,000.

Driver admits role in rolling feud that ended in fatal Minneapolis crash

He and another motorist were speeding down a residential street when the other driver ran a red light.

Arbitrator reverses firing of Stillwater prison warden

Steve Hammer was ousted after allegations of sexually explicit e-mails with an ex-employee and bullying.

Big funeral turnout expected for EMT killed in crash on Twin Cities interstate

Marina DeSteno Challeen aspired to be a doctor.

Key witnesses disappear: Overdose murder case against Twin Cities 'Vampire' tossed

Case could be revived 'if we locate our witnesses later,' county attorney's office says.