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Minneapolis Man Collecting Blankets To Help Twin Cities Homeless

“Minnesota gets really cold during the winter, and I just wanted to pitch in and help out as much as I can,” Shawn Weems said.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-10-21 21:02:23

Sainted and Tainted: We have the Saint Paul Public Works Department to thank

I bike from southeast St. Paul to downtown St. Paul and elsewhere, mainly biking within the Upper Afton Road bike lane for many of my commutes. I bike to work, doctor appointments, restaurants, grocery shopping and more, year-round.

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-10-20 11:00:16

I-494 Semi Rollover: Injury Reported, Ramp Closed

BLOOMINGTON, MN — The Minnesota State Patrol is on the scene of a semi rollover in the south metro. The ramp from Marth Road to eastbound Interstate 494 is currently closed for clean up crews and first responders.Authorities say minor injuries resulted from the incident. The crash happened just befo

PATCH - 2018-10-21 14:37:19

I-35W weekend closure moves freeway project into next phase

The weekend progress also signals a shift into the second phase of the 35W construction project. ROSEVILLE, Minn. - The Minnesota Department of Transportation closed I-35W in both directions between Interstate 94 and Highway 62 in Minneapolis this weekend to complete traffic changes and utility wo

KARE - 2018-10-22 04:16:00

Kirk Cousins, record-tying Adam Thielen lead Vikings to 37-17 win over Jets

Minnesota Vikings’ Adam Thielen (19) runs away from New York Jets’ Darryl Roberts (27) during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-10-21 20:30:51

St. Thomas mourns loss of student who died in her bed

University of St. ThomasThe University of St. Thomas is mourning the death of student, Katie Mullen.Thesophomore was found unresponsivein her bed on Friday morning, and was later pronounced dead.The university says it doesn't have any information about what caused the Andover native's death, and is

BRINGMETHENEWS.COM - 2018-10-21 17:46:25

Man walking on side of road hit by truck in Maplewood

Maplewood Fire, TwitterThe Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a crash in Maplewood in which a truck struck a person on the side of the road.The crash report says a 1997 Ford Ranger was traveling south on Century Avenue at around 7:10 p.m. Saturday when it hit a pedestrian walking on the shoulde

BRINGMETHENEWS.COM - 2018-10-21 13:43:22

Vikings’ Linval Joseph inactive against Jets after being listed as questionable

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Vikings nose tackle Linval Joseph, who had been listed as questionable, was inactive for Sunday’s game against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium.Joseph missed two plays in the fourth quarter of last Sunday’s 27-17 win over Arizona, and then sat out practices on Wednesday a

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-10-21 15:34:51

Project Bike, Dude Nord, Hotpants soul and funk night: 40 free things to do this weekend | City Pages

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


Minneapolis, St. Paul Taking Different Approaches To Housing The Homeless

“That said, you know, this is something that is obviously going to be unique for our city given the temperatures we deal with and the cold, and I think that increases the sense of urgency around this,” Johnson said.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-10-20 18:09:47

Minnesota rape cases: Rejected by the prosecution

How she got into the car of a man she had never met before. How he and his friend had taken turns raping her, an experience so violent that she said she later texted a friend, “My body hurts.”

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-10-21 00:00:00

Shooting in South Minneapolis leaves man injured

A man was shot near a BP gas station and apartment complex near the corner of 3rd Ave S and Franklin Ave South in Minneapolis Friday night, according to Minneapolis Police Department's John Elder. The man suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center. P

KARE - 2018-10-21 01:58:00

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)


Eagan mom dies 2 months after horrific car crash

Eagan Police DepartmentAfter more than two months fighting for her life in the hospital, the Eagan mom who was seriously hurt ina car crash involving a semi truckhas succumbed to her injuries.On the morning of August 13, 33-year-old Alayna Tanaka was driving her SUV through an intersection in Eagan

BRINGMETHENEWS.COM - 2018-10-20 12:57:44

Minnesota Poll: Tim Walz holds narrow lead over Jeff Johnson for governor

Democrat Tim Walz leads Republican Jeff Johnson in the race for governor with just over two weeks until the election, but the race has tightened in the past month, according to a new Star Tribune/MPR News Minnesota Poll.Walz won support from 45 percent of voters while Johnson was backed by 39 percen

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-10-20 23:11:00

The 19-Year-Old Man Critically Injured in Farm Accident has Died

A 19-year-old man injured in a farm accident on Wednesday has since died from his injuries. Kaleb Fischer, 19, of Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, was injured on a farm in Stark Township at 11 a.m. Wednesday. He had been repairing a manure spreader when he suffered critical injuries, requiring airlifting to H

WILLMARRADIO.COM - 2018-10-20 13:20:00

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


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


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. MnDOT is closing the interstate in both directions in downtown Minneapolis this weekend, between Hwy. 62 and I-94. The closure starts Friday night at 10


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