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  • Vikings player shot in calf in Minneapolis

    August 9, 2014 12:37 PM

    MINNEAPOLIS - Minneapolis police are investigating a shooting inside a downtown nightclub that injured multiple people, including a Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle. Minneapolis police spokesman Scott Seroka tells a TV station that as many as seven people may have been shot around 1:50 a.m. Saturday, including two with serious injuries.... more »
  • Super Bowl could be back in New Orleans in 2018

    May 20, 2014 6:56 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Could the Super Bowl be coming back to Louisiana? NFL owners should decide today. New Orleans is a finalist for Super Bowl LII in 2018, along with Minneapolis and Indianapolis. The Crescent City is considered the favorite to win the bid, largely because of its warm... more »
  • Target: 40 million credit, debit accounts breached

    December 19, 2013 5:39 AM

    MINNEAPOLIS - Target says about 40 million credit and debit card accounts may have been affected by a data breach. The chain said Thursday that the accounts may have been impacted between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15. The Minneapolis company said it immediately told authorities and financial institutions once it... more »
  • Jail time for starving a boy

    November 26, 2013 7:37 PM

    MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA- A couple cut a deal for a reduced sentence for starving their adopted son. Mona and Russell Hauer pleaded guilty to neglect and she got 60 days while her husband got 30 days. He'll begin serving after his wife's sentence. Their son is now in foster... more »
  • Retailers, shoppers seem to like earlier opening Play Video

    November 23, 2012 6:11 PM

    MINNEAPOLIS - The move by big retailers to open their doors at midnight on Thanksgiving night -- or even earlier -- may be here to stay. A spokeswoman at the Mall of America in Minneapolis says 30,000 people showed up for the mall's opening at midnight, compared with 20,000 last... more »
  • College football's winningest coach retires

    November 19, 2012 10:37 AM

    MINNEAPOLIS - John Gagliardi, the winningest coach in college football history, is retiring from Division III St. John's University in Minnesota. Gagliardi announced his decision on the team website on Monday. He coached for 64 years, 60 of them at the private school in central Minnesota, and retires with a... more »
  • Official: Vikings have right for seat licenses

    November 16, 2012 11:03 AM

    MINNEAPOLIS - The head of the authority overseeing construction of a new Minnesota Vikings stadium says she expects any fees for personal seat licenses would be in line with those charged for other new stadiums recently built in the state. Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority chairwoman Michelle Kelm-Helgen says the legislation... more »
  • Boat needed in one Minneapolis voting precinct

    November 13, 2012 12:40 PM

    MINNEAPOLIS - Not one voter cast a ballot in one Minneapolis precinct on Election Day. That's because the only living species in Ward 10, Precinct 3B, is of the aquatic variety. A newly redistricted precinct map shows 3B is located entirely in the eastern half of Lake Calhoun - the... more »
  • Biden: Wall St. reform critics 'squealing pigs'

    August 21, 2012 3:38 PM

    MINNEAPOLIS - Vice President Joe Biden is defending the Obama administration's efforts to reform Wall Street - and comparing Republican critics of the law to "squealing pigs." Biden told a raucous crowd in downtown Minneapolis on Tuesday that Congress had passed a law reining in Wall Street despite objections from... more »
  • Puppy Mailing

    February 1, 2011 7:36 PM

    A woman in Minneapolis faces animal cruelty charges after she tried to mail a puppy in a sealed box with no air holes. Postal Service workers became suspicious when the box suddenly fell off the counter when the woman left the post office last month. Postal Inspectors opened the box... more »
  • Near Miss over Minneapolis

    September 23, 2010 7:44 PM

    Federal investigators are looking at the near miss of a US Airways jet and a cargo plane that came within 50 to 100 feet of each other over Minneapolis last week. The National Transportation Safety Board says US Airways flight 1848 took off for Philadelphia with 90 passengers and five... more »
  • 12,000 Minnesota nurses plan 1-day walkout

    June 10, 2010 5:55 AM

    More than 12,000 Minneapolis-area nurses are hitting the picket lines for a one-day strike in a dispute over staffing levels and pension benefits. The 14 hospitals in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area say they've hired enough well-qualified replacement nurses to operate safely during the strike. Health care costs have been skyrocketing... more »
  • Accused child trafficker arrested in Baton Rouge

    April 15, 2010 9:47 PM

    The FBI caught a man in Baton Rouge who's been on the run from Minnesota since January. 27-year-old Byronte Reed was charged with sex trafficking of minors last February in Minneapolis. Reports say he was arrested during a prostitution and human trafficking sting. Agents say Reed skipped his... more »
  • Bridge collapse widow adopts Haitian twins

    February 9, 2010 9:13 AM

    A woman whose husband was killed during the 2007 freeway bridge collapse in Minneapolis is realizing her dream of starting a family with the arrival of adopted twins from Haiti. Betsy Sathers welcomed 2-year-old Ross and Alyse to her suburban Minneapolis home just days after the earthquake in Haiti.... more »

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