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FBI: $10K reward for information about Columbia Heights murder

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 4:45pm
Authorities are still looking for Phillip Leron Miller.

Fleck's top assistants will combine to make more than $3.2 million next season

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 4:26pm
The University of Minnesota is investing nearly $7 million next season on the sidelines for a new era of Gophers football.

Trump says 'fast decision' possible on new FBI director

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 3:56pm
President Donald Trump said Saturday that "we can make a fast decision" on a new FBI director, possibly by late next week, before he leaves on his first foreign trip since taking office.

Harsher federal drug mandates could swell Minnesota prisons

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 3:05pm
Some lament ‘a restart of the war on drugs.’

Hinting at secret tapes, Trump warns ousted FBI director

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 3:05pm
President Donald Trump's sharp warning at James Comey about "tapes" of their disputed private conversations raises the possibility that recording devices have been installed in the White House.

Chance the Rapper seizes his opportunity in first Minnesota arena concert

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 2:46pm
Chicago rapper drew a crowd based largely on streaming success.

Stunning WWII museum among the attractions of Upper Minnesota River Valley

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 1:56pm
A world-class collection of vintage military planes is the main draw at the Fagen Fighters WWII Museum in Granite Falls, Minn., but this memorial to the 20th-century cataclysm has much more to offer.

O'Reilly speaks out, anti-Fox News activist efforts continue

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 1:06pm
During an interview Friday with Glenn Beck, another former Fox News Channel personality who was the subject of an advertiser boycott, Bill O'Reilly complained of a liberal "hit job" that did him in.

Amber Alert canceled in Bloomington after suspect and baby found

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 11:40am
“Child and suspect have been located. Child is safe,” Bloomington police tweeted about 15 minutes after the Amber Alert was declared by the state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.

C.J.: PACER headliner Jay Leno definitely won't be a potty mouth at the gala

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 10:50am
Here is Part Two of my interview with Jay Leno, the headliner at Saturday’s PACER Center gala. You have plenty of time to read it, then make your way to the Minneapolis Convention Center, where tickets are available at 5:30 p.m. The benefit supports PACER’s programs for children with disabilities and their families as well as its National Bullying Prevention Center.

Malware, noted in leaked NSA documents, hits computers worldwide

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 10:50am
The reports of the malware spread began in Britain, where the National Health Service reported serious problems.

N.D. oil output slips in March but still came in above forecasts

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 9:56am
Production remained above 1 million barrels a day after falling short of benchmark over the winter.

Pat Elflein looks to be Ohio State's next early-impact NFL lineman

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 9:56am
Projecting which offensive line prospects who blocked in spread offenses at the college level are going to pan out in the pros has in recent years created headaches for NFL scouts and front-office shot-callers. One NCAA powerhouse, though, that has seen a handful of its offensive linemen successfully transition to the next level is Ohio State, which won a national championship three years ago with a potent spread attack. The Vikings hope that third-round pick Pat Elflein will be the next one. In 2013, when Elflein was a redshirt freshman and a backup guard for the Buckeyes, four of the five starting linemen were future NFL starters. Jack Mewhort, Andrew Norwell, Corey Linsley and Taylor Decker all went on to earn starting jobs as rookies when they got to the NFL. (Their line coach was Ed Warinner, who is now with the Gophers.) “There’s a lot of my former teammates that have done that. Hats off to them. Those guys are great players. They went into a good situation and played well all year,” Elflein said at rookie camp last weekend. “I’m just coming in and trying to give this team everything I’ve got and whatever happens, if it’s on the field or whatever, that’s why I’m here is to help this team.” Elflein, whom the Vikings have put at center, said that one of the biggest keys to him being able to start right away will be learning the offense. He got his digital playbook last weekend and said the Vikings scheme and their offensive terminology “is not too much different” from how Ohio State did things. Still, learning a new offense “takes time.” “Being on the offensive line in general, you’ve got to be a smart player,” he said. “Just getting the offense down and taking those steps mentally is what’s going to probably be my biggest learning point so far.” That education will continue next week, when Elflein and the rest of the rookies join Vikings veterans for the offseason workout program.

Twins catcher Gimenez shows off AL title ring before clash with Indians

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 9:40am
Prior to tonight's game in Cleveland, Indians president Chris Antonetti presented Chris Gimenez with the American League championship ring Cleveland received for its run to the World Series last year.

Downtown East Commons launches summer attractions

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 9:05am
Movie nights, hip-hop dance and outdoor concerts are among the park’s summer slate of activities.

U president supports regents' query into leak of sex harassment case

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 8:46am
The probe seeks to discover who leaked Handel e-mail.

U regents OK Pitino deal, delay measure on coaches' contracts

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 7:56am
The University of Minnesota Board of Regents unanimously approved the new contract for men’s basketball coach Richard Pitino, but the board stalled on another decision about coaches’ contracts Friday.

Former nonprofit CEO Bill Davis sentenced to 4 years in prison

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 7:56am
Former Minneapolis nonprofit CEO Bill Davis was sentenced Friday to 4 years in federal prison for misspending more than $800,000 on hotels, meals, a car and a trip with his fiancée — money intended to help low-income people.

Minnesota rocker Mary Bue recounts sexual assault in new song

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 6:26am
Her first release as a Minneapolis resident opens up about a sexual assault.

NHL rookie from Woodbury emerges as leading scorer during playoffs

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 6:26am
Eight of Jake Guentzel’s goals came in his first nine career playoff games. The only players since 1943-44 to top that? Hall of Famers Maurice Richard and Mario Lemieux.