Minnesota News
  • Power line ignites cars, gas line

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A fallen power line ignited an intense fire on the street of a Minneapolis neighborhood. CenterPoint Energy says lightning struck a high voltage power line early Sunday which fell onto some cars …

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    07 May 12
  • Trooper fires shots after his squad is rammed

    VIRGINIA, Minn. (AP) – Authorities say a Minnesota State Patrol trooper fired several shots at a driver who repeatedly rammed his squad car. The suspect is in the St. Louis County Jail and is facing …

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    07 May 12
  • US hikers who were held in Iran marry in Calif.

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Two Americans who were detained and accused of spying after hiking near the Iraq-Iran border three years ago have been married in Northern California. San Francisco attorney and family friend Ben …

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    07 May 12
  • Edina HS teacher is Minn. Teacher of Year

    BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (AP) – An Edina English teacher is the 2012 Minnesota Teacher of the Year. Jackie Roehl teaches 10th-grade English at Edina High School. She is the 48th winner of the award and …

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    07 May 12
  • Bill would put Facebook off-limits to employers

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota lawmakers are joining a sudden move to block employers from asking applicants for their passwords to social networking sites. The Associated Press reported earlier this month that some public …

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    27 Mar 12
  • Wersal to take case to US Supreme Court – again

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A Minnesota lawyer who’s long fought against limits on judicial campaigning says he’ll ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review a federal appeals court decision that reinstates Minnesota’s restrictions. Greg Wersal says …

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    27 Mar 12
  • Minnesota to allow limited moose hunt this fall

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Despite the sharp decline in the state’s moose population, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has decided to allow a moose hunting season this fall. The DNR says it expects …

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    27 Mar 12
  • Police: Man brutally assaulted, killed over drugs

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Prosecutors say bloody footprints found at the scene of a brutal slaying in St. Paul link three people to the crime. The Ramsey County medical examiner says Andrew Braun’s death …

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    27 Mar 12