Tim Harlow | Star Tribune
Reporter | Traffic and transportation

Tim Harlow covers traffic and transportation issues in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, and likes to get out of the office, even during rush hour. Harlow also covers general assignment and breaking news and weather. 

Harlow previously spent four years covering Washington County news and writing about family events and festivals. He is a resident of Robbinsdale and earned a communications degree from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn., and a masters degree in communications from Bethel University. In his free time, he likes playing sand and indoor volleyball.

Shooting on St. Paul's East Side leaves 1 dead, 1 injured

Police on patrol heard the shots about 9 p.m. in the Payne-Phalen area.

Congregation mourns loss of 150-year-old Norwood Young America church destroyed by fire

The tiny congregation had just marked 160 years in Norwood Young America.

Edison High in Mpls. briefly placed on lockdown after parents caused 'a disturbance'

Principal says two parents caused "disturbance" at Minneapolis school.

Roger Mosvick, Macalester professor and champion debate coach, dies

Roger Mosvick guided members of Macalester College's debate teams in competitions against students from some of the country's most prestigious universities and, more often than…

Man killed in head-on collision of pickups in Brainerd

The other driver was injured as well in the crash Thursday afternoon.

Auto theft suspect arrested after MSP Airport chase escapes, caught again

Officers arrested a man who had run into a light-rail tunnel while fleeing police.

Eden Prairie raises legal age to buy tobacco to 21

The ordinance will go into effect Feb. 1.

International flight makes unscheduled landing at MSP due to unruly passenger

The Norwegian Air flight was en route from Oakland to Paris.

Teen injured in shooting on western edge of downtown Minneapolis

The man was shot on the 800 block of Linden Avenue W. around shortly after 7 p.m. and taken to HCMC.

The Drive: MnDOT adds distance to signs showing travel times

The overhead message boards that display freeway travel times have been extremely popular with Twin Cities metro area drivers since their debut. But Drive reader…