Tim Harlow | Star Tribune
Reporter | Traffic and transportation

Tim covers traffic and transportation issues in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, and likes to get out of the office, even during rush hour.


Lois Riess' arrest in Texas eases the what-ifs, but not the whys

Lois Riess, 56, was in a Texas jail Friday, accused of killing her husband in late March and then heading to Florida, where she is charged in the death of a 59-year-old woman in Fort Myers Beach and stealing her identity.


Green Line train, car collide at St. Paul intersection; 2 injured

Two injuries were reported, said Metro Transit spokesman Howie Padilla


New videos show 'coldblooded killer' Lois Riess in Ocala, Fla.

Blooming Prairie fugitive used dead woman's credit cards, authorities said.


New videos show suspected murderer Lois Riess in Ocala, Fla.

Billboards from Texas to California will feature 56-year-old Blooming Prairie fugitive.


Police crack down on distracted drivers in memory of fallen Wayzata officer

Shawn Mathews, the widow of officer Bill Mathews, wants drivers to know her suffering.


Emerald ash borer found in Edina, threatening 50,000 trees

Officials confirmed that an ash tree on private property in the northwest part of the city had been attacked by larvae.


Talk about timing: Minneapolis tows 570 cars; St. Paul tows 0

With no place to take towed cars, St. Paul cuts drivers a break. No such luck for Minneapolis drivers.


Video shows Minn. homicide suspect with victim in Florida brewery

The video shows Lois Riess chatting with a woman who was found shot to death four days later. Riess is suspected in the murder and is also alleged to have killed her husband in Minnesota before fleeing the state.


Richfield resident raises red flag about his city's impending roundabouts

Drive reader Ross is about to get two of the circular interchanges near the senior center in Richfield where he lives, and he's none too happy about it.


Metro area gets ready for storm, up to 15 inches of weekend snow

The snow is likely to come along with hail and high winds. In western Minnesota, 2 feet or more of snow is possible.