U athletics official takes leave after new complaints surface

An associate athletic director at the University of Minnesota is on leave pending an investigation into five anonymous complaints against him in the wake of Athletic Director Norwood Teague’s resignation.

Judge rejects UCare bid to halt signups as insurer seeks new contract

But judge agrees to hear arguments at November trial

Image of dead child on beach haunts and frustrates the world

The photo of the dead 3-year-old Syrian boy on a Turkish beach is haunting. It captures everything we don't want to see when we tap our phones or open our …

Amazon finally rolls out Sunday delivery to Twin Cities

The new service is possible because the company’s distribution center in Shakopee has opened.

Rep. John Kline says he won't seek re-election in 2nd District

The Republican from Minnesota's Second Congressional District in the St. Paul suburbs said in a statement that after "much thought and deliberation" he had decided not to run.

Woman, child found dead in New Richmond, Wis., home

The bodies were discovered after firefighters responded to call of smoke, beeping alarm. A suspect is in custody, police say.

Twins can't hold lead, lose to White Sox and hit the road

Eddie Rosario gave the Twins a 4-1 lead with a grand slam, but Kyle Gibson gave up three runs in six innings and Casey Fien gave up three more …

St. Paul native works his magic, makes 'America's Got Talent' finals

A longtime magician and comedian from the Twin Cities hopes to pull a victory out of his hat now that he’s advanced to the finals of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” competition.

Post reporter's new view of Minn.: Rugged beauty, forgiving people

Washington Post reporter Christopher Ingraham last month said federal data showed Minnesota the worst place to live, setting off an Internet-melting reply from Minnesotans. After a visit, Ingraham says …

Black Sabbath's final tour coming Jan. 25 to Target Center

Minneapolis has the third date on the farewell trek, which will feature three of the band's four original members.

Live at 6 p.m.: Star Tribune pregame show from the U

Headed to the game? Join us from 6-7:30 p.m. for a live broadcast of the Star Tribune pregame show, hosted by Michael Rand and Vineeta Sawkar, live from the McNamara Alumni Center. Guests will include Star Tribune columnists Chip Scoggins and Jim Souhan, as well as representatives from the Gophers.

Federal judge orders more specifics in alleged Twitter death threats

An indictment filed in April against Mahamed Abukar Said, 19, of Minneapolis alleged he threatened authorities, including the U.S. Attorney in Minneapolis and the FBI, with a “massacre.”

St. Paul man critical after being shot breaking up robbery attempt

A 30-year-old St. Paul man is hospitalized in critical condition after being shot Wednesday night while trying to break up a robbery along University Avenue, police said. The shooting occurred …

'Can’t Buy Me Love' star died from ‘acute morphine toxicity,’ coroner says

A Colorado Coroner’s Office report released to TheWrap on Wednesday said that “Can’t Buy Me Love” star Amanda Peterson died from accidental acute morphine toxicity. The actress’ family had previously …

Perkins out, Jepsen to close; Sano rests hamstring

The Twins are going for a sweep of the White Sox as they try to keep up with Texas in the wild card race

Live: Climb it. Pat it. Ride it. Day One at the Fair

The Drive: Get the latest on the Twin Cities morning traffic

Attorneys argue Byron Smith didn't get a fair trial in Little Falls killings + Photo Gallery

Smith is serving a life sentence after being convicted of killing two teenage intruders in his Little Falls home in 2012.

St. Cloud toddler dies after suffering 'substantial' head injuries

Police, medical examiner are looking into the circumstances of the boy’s death.