New Hope City Hall gunman had history of violent threats

A 68-year-old New Hope man with “a history of threats of violence” had been sent to state hospital and released in 2013.

Coyle's gem of a goal gives Wild 2-1 victory in Edmonton

The Wild was in a tight game with lowly Edmonton until Charlie Coyle’s highlight move gave Minnesota a boost.

Barb Abney is permanently off the air at 89.3 the Current

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The Cincinnati-bred DJ was let go by the station Tuesday due to a "programming decision."

DNR proposal: Prohibit permanent deer stands on state lands

The DNR is considering only portable deer stands on public lands to curb cutting of shooting lanes, hunter conflict.

Dayton's $42B budget gives bulk of new spending to education + Video

Proposing a state budget $7 billion larger than when he took office, Dayton seeks major spending boosts for schools, learning programs.


Minneapolis police's Somali outreach gets national attention

Minneapolis’ exchange program with Toronto authorities aims to improve relations


St. Paul schools to leave integration district

Departure from the East Metro Integration District to take effect in June 2016, under action approved Tuesday.


State investigating Minneapolis daycare accused of leaving boy, 3, on bus for hours

Officials with the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) confirmed Tuesday that they are investigating a complaint about a Minneapolis church that runs a day care that, according to …


Weather throws Minneapolis Loppet a curve again

Warm spell shifts most events to Wirth Park’s man-made snow.


Brian Fitch was arrested with a hand-drawn map to Luck, Wis. + Video

Prosecution also focuses on phone records, escape plan. Jurors could have the case by Friday.


Widespread U.S. failures to protect children are called a 'national disgrace'

The federal government's failure to enforce the nation's child protection laws is a "national disgrace" that leaves abused children vulnerable to future harm, according to a three-year study by …


Minnesota Dept. of Human Services plans layoffs in budget squeeze

State’s largest agency moved to eliminate a $19 million deficit by slashing public services and laying off staff members.


Nothing but the tooth: Tiger Woods recounts his Italian dental adventure

Tiger Woods was all smiles Tuesday — and with a full set of teeth.


Dozens of children escape injury in Wisconsin bus crash

Authorities in northwestern Wisconsin say a car rear-ended a school bus loaded with 45 students, but the children and the bus driver were not hurt.


Plan to pay for Nicollet Mall upgrade would assess property by proximity

Civic leaders proposed paying for half of the $50 million renovation with a special assessment on downtown Minneapolis property owners that’s based on their distance from the signature street.


Craig: Ringmasters Brady, Belichick rule Media Day circus

New England's Tom Brady and Bill Belichick took Media Day’s best shots in stride Tuesday.


Jury convicts 2 ex-Vanderbilt players of raping woman

A jury convicted two ex-Vanderbilt football players on Tuesday of raping a former student, rejecting claims that they were too drunk to know what they were doing and that a college culture of binge drinking and promiscuous sex should be blamed for the attack.


LaVine chosen for All-Star slam-dunk contest

Wolves rookie will participate in NBA's Saturday night festivities next month


On Auschwitz anniversary, leader warns Jews again targets + Photo Gallery

A Jewish leader stood before 300 survivors of the Nazis' most notorious death camp on Tuesday and asked world leaders to prevent another Auschwitz, warning of a rise of anti-Semitism that has made many Jews fearful of walking the streets, and is causing many to flee Europe.