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Police identify man killed in shooting outside bar as 40-year-old from St. Paul
A man died after he was shot on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, in the 800 block of Rice Street in St. Paul. (Courtesy of St. Paul police department)
I-35W In Minneapolis To Close Oct. 19-22
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Department of Transportation will close Interstate 35W in both directions between Interstate 94 and Highway 62 in Minneapolis starting at 10 p.m., Friday, Oct. 19.
Anoka woman admits to embezzling over $36,000 from Coon Rapids Hockey Boosters
ANOKA, Minn. (KMSP)- An Anoka woman has been charged after she admitted toembezzling over $36,000from the Coon Rapids High School Hockey Booster Club.
I-35W to close in both directions between Hwy. 62 and I-94 this weekend
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (KMSP)- If your route takes you onto I-35W into the metro this weekend, you may want to look for a different way to get around.
Arson scorches Minneapolis house; 'Black Lives Matter' sign part of the blaze
A predawn house fire in Minneapolis was deliberately set, and police suspect that “Black Lives Matter” and Paul Wellstone signs in the midst of the blaze could reveal a motive, a neighborhood leader said.The fire in the 600 block of 6th Street SE. drew firefighters about 6 a.m. Monday, according to
Mpls City Council approves $1.5M for temporary housing for homeless encampment
The temporary Navigation Center will be located on a 1.25 acre site at 2109 Cedar Avenue South, which is owned by the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians. The band bought the land in 2016 with plans to build low-income housing, but offered it up to the city as a temporary solution for the homeless enc
Man found unconscious in NR school parking lot found with dr...
St. Croix County officers found Jordan Feyen with a number of drugs including LSD and cocaine, along with almost $1,300 in his possession on Oct. 16. He was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.Feyen is facing one count of possession of cocaine with intent to deliver, heightened by bei
Reports of Discrimination on the Rise in Minneapolis
Discrimination complaints coming into the city of Minneapolis are way up compared to this time last year. The city started a specific effort to take discrimination and hate crime calls last June. City data shows 65 actionable discrimination reports have come in so far in 2018, tripling the number re
St. Paul couple charged after search finds nearly 100 pounds of marijuana, charges say
A man busted driving some 350 pounds of marijuana from California to the Twin Cities last December led authorities to a St. Paul couple charged this week with felony drug charges.Cynthia Ntxheb Yang, 35, and her husband Kao Xiong, 38, were charged after police executed a search warrant at their home
Oakdale tobacco store owner charged with evading $918,000 in sales tax
Prosecutors say the owner of an Oakdale tobacco shop evaded paying $918,000 in sales tax.Hatem Amin Younis, 47, was charged Thursday in Washington County District Court with 43 tax-related crimes. Younis, who lives in Afton, is the owner of Super Smokedale Tobacco, which also has retail locations in
Former Minneapolis officer found guilty of sexual assault of 16-year-old girl
A Hennepin County District Court Judge found Campbell, 60, guilty on several counts of criminal sexual conduct.
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Kinngait StudiosFRIDAY:Kinngait Studios: Printmaking in the Arctic CircleKinngait Studios, part of the West Baffin cooperative that opened in Nunavut, Canada, in 1959, supports Native artists interested in exploring the aesthetic possibilities of printmaking. Over the past 70 years, those artists’ w
I-35W closing this weekend in Minneapolis
A portion of one of the busiest freeways in the Twin Cities metro area is shutting down this weekend, which means you'll probably be taking the long way around if you need to get somewhere.Beginning at 10 p.m. Friday, Interstate 35W will close between Interstate 94 and Minnesota Highway 62. It reope
Minnesota Lottery Will Give Out 250 Free Mega Millions Tickets
After no one won the Mega Millions jackpot on Tuesday night, the record-breaking jackpot grew again. On Wednesday night, the jackpot ballooned even larger. Then it grew a third time on Thursday morning.
VOTERS GUIDE 2018 Richfield City Council
City council candidate Mary Supple answers questions for 2018 voters’ guide+2Mary SuppleName: Mary SuppleAddress: 7300 Oakland Ave. S., Richfield, MN 55423Family: Spouse, Michael SuppleEducation (highest degree and major, if appropriate): Master’s degree from Mankato State UniversityOccupation: Teac
Felon used fire extinguisher to smash his way into cars parked in downtown St. Paul parking lots, charges say
Jeffrey Jerome Wilkerson, 47, was charged via warrant Wednesday with one count of first-degree criminal damage to property for the alleged conduct, according to the criminal complaint filed against him in Ramsey County District Court.
Driver strikes St. Paul worker on side of I-35E, State Patrol says his injuries ‘could have been much worse’
Brandon Dagostino, 33, had his leg broken and “is really lucky he wasn’t hurt more seriously,” said Lt. Tiffani Nielson, State Patrol spokeswoman. “It could have been much worse what happened out there.”
Ex-Minneapolis police officer convicted of sexually abusing teen in hotels, squad car
A onetime Minneapolis police officer was convicted Wednesday of sexually abusing his son’s 16-year-old girlfriend over a period of months, in hotel rooms and during ride-alongs in his police cruiser.David E. Campbell, 60, was found guilty in a bench trial by Hennepin County District Judge Tamara Gar
Suspect in Fatal St. Paul Shooting Reports Incident
A man was taken into custody after an argument and fatal shooting in St. Paul Wednesday night. According to the St. Paul Police Department, officers were called to the scene on the 800 block of Rice Street at about 11 p.m. Wednesday. Upon arrival, officers found an adult male victim who had suffered
Long-term lane, ramp closure begins on I-35W near Minnesota River
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (KMSP)- A long-term lane and ramp closure on southbound I-35W in Bloomington and Burnsville will be impacting drivers until 2021, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.