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.

Mpls. park crews assess damage to Washington, Pioneers statues

The culprits toppled the statue of the first president and covered the pioneers monument with anti-colonialist graffiti.

Death of 15-month-old girl sparks investigation in Fargo

15-month-old died after alleged abuse while in the care of a family friend.

Man fatally shot in north Minneapolis' Folwell neighborhood

The man's death marked the city's 77th homicide of the year.

St. Paul teens pitch plan to allow pets on buses and trains

Six teenagers from St. Paul are hoping to persuade Metro Transit to change its policy and allow large pets on buses and light-rail trains. The…

Police identify woman who was fatally run over while down in St. Paul street

Bystanders trying to help her had to dodge the approaching vehicle.

Smooth start for Minnesota's new vehicle, license registration system

MNDrive went live on Monday and replaces MNLARS, the troubled vehicle licensing and registration system on which the state spent more than $100 million before abandoning it.

Lincoln Hudson, an engineer who helped build NASA's space program, dies at 96

Lincoln Hudson didn't walk on the moon, but he helped make it possible for the astronauts who did.Hudson led teams of engineers at Honeywell who…

Charges: Jealous ex-boyfriend killed woman in her Crystal home

The couple shared a child, the woman had recently broken off the relationship.

Semitrailer truck driver crashes into Mankato hotel, dies

The truck went down an embankment and struck the River Hills Hotel.

Stopped semi may have spawned last week's 29-vehicle pileup on I-94 in Monticello

The State Patrol continues to look for the truck and its driver, and is asking for help from anyone who was on the scene.