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. He also covers the suburbs in northern Hennepin and all of Anoka counties, plus 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.


Suspect spotted with long gun in Brooklyn Park was teen playing 'Senior Assassin'

The game is played by high school seniors who attempt to "shoot" their targets with toy water guns.


Brooklyn Park City Council member censured for 2nd time

Boyd Morson was censured after a 5-1 vote for violating the city's Code of Conduct for elected officials and terms of a 2022 censure.


Victim in north Minneapolis shooting identified as man from Chicago

The shooting happened Friday night near 36th and Penn avenues N.


Inaugural Traffic Safety Day coming to the Mall of America

Simulators, speakers, workshops and exhibits are part of the event put on by AARP and Minnesota Toward Zero Deaths.


With plentiful sunshine, it will feel like summer this weekend in much of Minnesota

The forecast calls for shorts, T-shirts and highs in the mid-70s Saturday and Sunday in the metro.


Chanhassen High School student arrested after weapons investigation

The 18-year-old student was arrested at the school Tuesday in connection to a traffic stop in January.


This is why weather sirens are sounding today in Minnesota

Sirens will go off at 1:45 and 6:45 p.m. Thursday as part of Severe Weather Awareness Week.


Brooklyn Center surveys residents on the future of parks

Residents can share their thoughts in an online survey open through May 15.


Minneapolis schools buy electric school buses, inspired by students

Students at Whittier International Elementary School wrote letters asking district leadership to buy electric buses. They got to go for a test ride this week.


Brooklyn Park will ask state for $29 million for fire station, community center projects

Brooklyn Park is also looking to expand the Zanewood Recreation Center.