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Fatal fall from Columbia Hts. apartment window may be tied to drug use

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 3:40pm
Authorities have identified the man who fell to his death from a third-floor apartment window in Columbia Heights as someone with a long criminal history whose death may be connected to illicit drug use.

Community activist Al Flowers: I did not resist Minneapolis police

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 3:00pm
Police union president offers different version of events, says Flowers bit an officer.

Crayola to open family attraction in Orlando

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 2:20pm
Crayon manufacturer Crayola is building a family attraction in Florida, similar to the one it operates in its home state of Pennsylvania, and more could be on the way around the country if the new one does well.

Strib Biz Live: Ameriprise, Buffalo Wild Wings 2Q data after market close

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 2:20pm
Latest in business news from Minnesota and beyond.

Minnesota's Liberians, officials discuss Ebola

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 2:20pm
Minnesota health officials met with West African community leaders Monday in Brooklyn Park to try to address concerns over the Ebola outbreak that has killed hundreds of people in West Africa.

Minnetonka Beach man charged after car fatally ran over wife

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 2:20pm
A Minnetonka Beach man was charged Monday with being drunk when he ran over his wife last week, fatally injuring her.

U's solar-car team riding on sunshine

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 1:40pm
Driving 1,700 miles from Austin, Texas, with only the sun for fuel, the U’s solar car team once again finished near the top.

New law reduces speed limits, clarifies signs near work zones

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 1:40pm
The ambiguous “fines will be doubled” will be replaced by a clearer minimum fine for speeding: $300. When workers are present and a lane or a part of traffic is closed for more than 24 hours, the work zone speed limit will drop to 45 miles per hour.

State issues apology for MNCare error

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 12:40pm
State incorrectly told health care recipients their benefits would be lost for four months if they didn’t renew by July 31.

Firing of 2 Minneapolis officers for misconduct in Green Bay is upheld

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 12:20pm
The Minneapolis Civil Service Commission has upheld the firing of Brian Thole and Shawn Powell, who scuffled with a group of black men, then used racial slurs while berating local police investigating the June 2013 incident.

3 partners in Ciresi law firm among 7 hurt in Brainerd area car crash

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 12:20pm
Attorneys were attending the annual partners meeting for firm Robins, Kaplan, Miller and Ciresi.

Former conservator admits stealing $120K to feed gambling habit

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 11:20am
Stephen Grisham pleaded guilty Monday to one federal count of misappropriation by a fiduciary.

Hospitalized 14-year-old in southern Minn. is mother of dead newborn

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 11:20am
A 14-year-old girl hospitalized soon after a newborn was found dead in a southern Minnesota apartment is the baby’s mother and had just given birth in the home, authorities said Monday.

Judge tells jury in Jesse Ventura defamation case to keep talking

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 11:00am
A frustrated jury will try again Tuesday to reach a verdict in the defamation suit brought by former Gov. Jesse Ventura after deliberating for five days and telling the judge that they are deadlocked.

2 Minn. workers shocked, 1 fatally, at transmission line construction site

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:40am
Two men were shocked, one fatally, Monday while working on an electrical transmission line in south-central Minnesota, authorities said.

Father, son charged in violent Roseville robbery

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:20am
The pair remain on the lam and were charged via arrest warrant; they were reported seen in Georgia.

Minnesota Health officials address Ebola concerns

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:00am
The Minnesota Department of Health is working with leaders in the local Liberian community to address concerns about an Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Duluth will soon be Dunkin' doughnuts; Brainerd, Hibbing, too

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 9:40am
Minnesota expansion of Dunkin’ Donuts accelerates with shops also planned for Brainerd and Hibbing.

Abuse suspect dead; 2 marshals, NY policeman hurt

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 9:40am
A California man who skipped town after being accused of molesting a boy was killed and three law enforcement officers trying to arrest him were wounded in a daytime shootout inside a small smoke shop in one of New York's most bustling neighborhoods, officials said Monday.