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Twin Cities foreclosure crisis subsides as home prices surge

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:40pm
The comeback is riding the wave of the economic recovery. As more people return to work, fewer are at risk of losing their homes to foreclosure and home values are rising to the point where many homeowners no longer owe more than their homes are worth.

Scores dead in first major ground battle in Gaza

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:20pm
The first major ground battle in two weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting exacted a steep price Sunday: It killed 65 Palestinians and 13 Israeli soldiers.

Archdiocese to seek dismissal of clergy abuse lawsuit

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:00pm
Lawyers for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis return to court Monday to ask a judge to dismiss a clergy sex abuse lawsuit.

2 Americans killed in fighting in Gaza Strip

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 1:40pm
Max Steinberg and Nissim Sean Carmeli grew up in America. But they both developed a passion for Israel.

Obama urges immediate access to Ukraine crash site

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:40pm
President Barack Obama sternly called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to compel Kremlin-backed separatists to stop hampering the probe at the Ukraine site of a downed passenger jet and allow international investigators unfettered access.

The Drive: Outdated Metrodome traffic signs to remain

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:20pm
Motorists can see signs for the Metrodome on northbound I-35W in the downtown Minneapolis commons, southbound I-35W near Hennepin Avenue, and elsewhere.

Wisconsin train crash hurts 2 people, spills fuel

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:20pm
A Canadian National Railway Co. train struck another freight train as it rolled through a small village in southeastern Wisconsin, causing cars to derail, injuring two people and spilling thousands of gallons of fuel that prompted the evacuation of dozens of homes.

Mankato parks still cleaning up flood damage

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:00pm
Crews are still cleaning up the mess left behind in Mankato parks nearly a month after the Minnesota River in the city hit its 10th highest level on record.

Three Rivers Park Dist. to lease gadgets that help locate lost visitors

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:40am
District hopes devices will aid vulnerable park-goers.

Sen. Klobuchar spotlights the perils of distracted driving

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:00am
One in four crashes in Minnesota can be linked to driver inattention, according to the state Department of Public Safety, which put the death toll from distracted driving at 63 in 2013.

James Garner, reluctant hero in TV's 'Maverick,' 'Rockford Files,' dies

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:00am
Actor James Garner, whose whimsical style in the 1950s TV Western "Maverick" led to a stellar career in TV and films such as "The Rockford Files" and his Oscar-nominated "Murphy's Romance," has died, police said. He was 86.

Race for governor's office: Kurt Zellers is leading with experience

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:20am
The Maple Grove legislator says his tenure as House speaker during the 2011 state government shutdown, when he led Republicans as they clashed with DFL Gov. Mark Dayton over the size of state government, make him the party’s best choice to take on Dayton in November.

$200,000 spent on emergency deer-feeding project

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:20am
An emergency deer-feeding project this year cost about $200,000 to buy and distribute more than 500 tons of deer food, according to a deer hunters' group.

Rochester woman tumbles falls out of moving car on Hwy. 52

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:20am
A Rochester woman fell out the window of a moving car on a southeastern Minnesota highway, and authorities are trying to determine which of the three passengers was driving.

Seeing stars at the Starkey gala at the St. Paul RiverCentre

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 9:40am
Athletes, musicians and VIPs showed their support at Starkey Hearing Foundation’s “So the World May Hear” Gala at the St. Paul RiverCentre Sunday.

3 teens held in Albuquerque homeless killings

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 9:20am
Three teenagers ganged up on two homeless men and fatally beat them before leaving their bodies nearly unrecognizable, Albuquerque police said Sunday.

'Apes' outmuscles 'The Purge' at box office

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 9:00am
The summer box office continued to lack mojo, as the R-rated "Sex Tape" failed to turn on moviegoers over a weekend where "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" maintained its rule.

St. Paul police investigate suspicious death of 22-year-old

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 8:20am
Officers patrolling the West Side found the 22-year-old in a vehicle near Robert and George streets.

US outlines case against Russia on downed plane

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 8:20am
Video of a rocket launcher, one surface-to-air missile missing, leaving the likely launch site. Imagery showing the firing. Calls claiming credit for the strike. Recordings said to reveal a cover-up at the crash site.

Kluwe claims evidence left out of Vikings summary of Priefer inquiry

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 8:20am
The former Vikings punter said he will sue for about $10 million.