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Cable TV star tries to stop demolition of Mpls. home
Minneapolis resident Nicole Curtis made a name for herself restoring historic homes to their former glory, but Wednesday the star of the cable show "Rehab Addict" ran into a situation she couldn't fix.
Wed May 22, 2013
St. Paul IDs couple who may be first to marry [IMAGE]
"Saint Paul welcomes same-sex couples to tie the knot in Minnesota's capital city," the city's website says.
Investigation: Can HIV Treatment Kill?
For the past few months, we've been following the story of baby Rico, the Brownsdale baby born with HIV.
Golden Valley case spurs new legislation that requires estate-sale companies to be bonded
The state is still trying to get $2 million that Craig Birkeland and his company, Birkeland & Associates, were ordered to pay last month.
Hennepin County's Top Cop: 'Don't End Your Memorial Day in Jail'
On Tuesday, Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek was at the Water Patrol station in Spring Park saying deputies, state troopers and DNR enforcement agents will be out in full force this Memorial Day.
Tue May 21, 2013
2nd Shooter Pleads Guilty To Killing 5-Year-Old, Gets 28 Years
The second gunman responsible for the death of a 5-year-old boy who was shot while sleeping on his grandmother's couch has been sentenced to 28 years in prison.
Hennepin County's Lake Rebecca has made a remarkable comeback
A sick lake in the west metro has been restored by chemical treatment of invasive weeds and reduced manure runoff.
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Prosecutor disapointed after sentence for park shooter
A man who fired numerous gunshots in a Minneapolis park where children were playing has been sentenced to a year in jail and eight years of probation.
Northfield Under Flash Flood Watch Through Monday Night
UPDATE SUNDAY 9:10 P.M.: The tornad watch issued by the National Weather Service expired at 9 p.m. There is a flash flood watch in effect through Monday night.
How Should Twin Cities Suburbs Respond to Increasing Poverty?
If the stressed food banks and increasing demand for social services weren't enough proof, Twin Cities residents now have further evidence that poverty is part of the suburban landscape.
Mon May 20, 2013
Suburban poverty rates soar in Twin Cities
The Brookings Institute indicates that in 2000, 89,895 Twin Cities suburbanites were classified as poor, while 204,901 met that classification in 2011.
Body found in car at Minneapolis towing lot
A car towed from Brooklyn Park with a body inside drew authorities late Monday morning to a wrecker lot near downtown Minneapolis in what authorities are characterizing as "a possible homicide." A car towed from a Brooklyn Park retail parking lot with a body inside drew authorities late Monday morning to a wrecker lot near downtown Minneapolis in ... (more)
Body found in trunk at Mpls. tow lot
Hennepin County deputies are processing a scene at a tow yard in Minneapolis after a body was found in the trunk of a vehicle.
Man arrested after high speed chase down I-35W
A man is being held in the Hennepin County jail, facing a laundry list of criminal charges after leading State Troopers on a high speed chase down a busy interstate Sunday night.
Minnesota program cuts costs for poor - compassionately
Ezekiel Allen's weary voice and his long list of medical challenges - schizophrenia, a back injury, bipolar condition, high blood pressure, brain polyps, dental troubles, migraine headaches - make him sound far older than his 45 years.
Sun May 19, 2013
National Weather Service Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning, Tornado Watch for Richfield
At 4:20 p.m. Sunday, May 19, the National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Richfield.
Sat May 18, 2013
Ruben Rosario: Adoption red tape didn't stick till years later
I have two folders in my work computer. One is titled "lack of common sense." The other is "your government at work." There's no question that the stories sent to the folders will overlap quite often, considering the tale I'm about to tell you.
Teresa Jensen, new Director of Library and Information Technology Services
The Friends of the Northfield Public Library welcomed Teresa Jensen, our new Director of the library and IT, with a gathering at the library.
Fri May 17, 2013
Maple Grove bartender served booze to man who then drowned, charges say
A Maple Grove bartender has been charged with a gross misdemeanor after she served booze to a 20-year-old just before the customer drowned in a pond.
2 Minnesota women sentenced in Somali terror case
Supporters of two Somali women scheduled to be sentenced for helping a terrorist group gather outside the Hennepin County Government Center on Thursday, May 16, 2013, in Minneapolis.