2 hrs ago
Minn. Considers Allowing Firefighters to Administer Narcan
Dec. 11--A state senator and a sheriff have teamed up to put a powerful antidote to drug overdoses in the hands of law enforcement amid a wave of heroin deaths.
10 hrs ago
Bill would allow Minnesota officers to give heroin antidote
ST. PAUL, Minn. - A state senator whose daughter died of a heroin overdose wants all law enforcement officers in Minnesota to carry an antidote that could have potentially saved her child.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Heroin overdoses prompts push for sheriff's deputies to carry antidote
A push is on in Hennepin County to allow sheriff's deputies to carry an antidote to heroin and other opiates that can be given to someone who is overdosing.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Throttle down for metro drivers amid wintry conditions
Snowfall amounts overnight were little more than a dusting, but they were enough Monday morning to make Twin Cities motorists ease off the accelerator on greasy highways, and snow-packed and icy city streets and county roads.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Metro Transit Cameras Capture Suspect Who Robbed Blind Man
It's a crime that's hard to believe: A blind man had his iPad mini stolen while riding a city bus.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Register for the Experienced Officials Conference now
Have you ever heard the following lament in your workplace, personal life, or city hall? "You want me to work with ________? You've got to be kidding!" At one time or another, most of us have been called to work collaboratively with colleagues, citizens, or others who are labeled as "difficult people."
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Crooked Brooklyn Center tree inspires children's Christmas story
Minneapolis author Anne Gillespie Lewis stood outside the Brooklyn Center Community Center, where she spied this crooked evergreen tree that became the subject for a “A Perfect Tree for Christmas.” "I know what it's like to be crooked," said Gillespie Lewis, who was diagnosed with scoliosis - a curvature of the spine - as a young ... (more)
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Twin Cities Daily Planet
Jambo Africa presents Minnesota's global talent
Jambo Africa, a Brooklyn Center restaurant where the East African cuisine of Kenya meets the West African cuisine of Liberia, hosted a review of musical and spoken word artists on November 17, including IbA© Kaba, Shahar Eberzon, Bryan Thao Worra, Rodrigo Sanchez Chavarria, Jamala Pettiford, Nimo Farah, Leslie Young, and Chaun Webster.
St. Cloud Times
State Patrol unsure if pond's location played role in 2 kids' deaths
The pond in St. Louis Park where two children died when a car veered off a highway ramp is one of hundreds of retention basins near roadways in the Twin Cities, and the State Patrol says it's too soon to say whether the pond's location had a role in the crash.
Ukiah Blog Live
110+ People Arrested As Nationwide Protest Against Walmart Grows Stronger
In one of largest recent acts of civil disobedience, 1,500 protests are taking place at Walmarts in 46 states as workers, and their supporters are demanding a living wage and an end to retaliation against employees.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
26 arrested in St. Paul
Twenty-six people were arrested for blocking traffic Friday as hundreds of low-wage retail workers marched along a road in St. Paul to demand higher pay on a day when many others were concentrating on their Black Friday holiday spending spree.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
update: Fender bender on Hwy. 36
Today is the day for activity in Maplewood. The latest incident is a couple vehicles off on the right shoulder of westbound Hwy.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Walmart Workers In Brooklyn Center Walk Out, Protest Low Wages
Ahead of Black Friday, workers at Brookdale Shopping Center's Walmart walked off the job Monday with the support of dozens of other retail workforce activists.
Wave of Black Friday Strikes Kicks Off as Walmart CEO Steps Down
Employees from Brooklyn Center, Minn. kicked off a week of actions against retail giant Walmart with a boycott on Monday.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Edina Police Chief Could Head Lakeville Department
Written by Andrea Parrott and Zac Farber Edina Police Chief Jeff Long is one of three finalists for Lakeville Police Chief .
St. Cloud Times
Mother of 2 children angry over deadly crash
The mother of two of the five children who were in a car that veered off a highway ramp into a holding pond says she's angry about the accident.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
2 children fatally injured in pond crash died of drowning, medical examiner says
The Hennepin County medical examiner said Saturday that Alarious Coleman-Guerrido and Zenavia Rennie, the two children who were passengers in a car that plunged into a St. Louis Park holding pond Thursday, died of drowning.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
'Feeling Around With My Feet': First Responders' Account of an Underwater Rescue
Aaron Trant, a 32-year-old St. Louis Park police officer who joined the force just a year-and-a-half ago, arrived at the holding pond just minutes after the first 911 call was placed shortly after 6 a.m. Thursday morning.
'Just the Best Kids': Educators, Neighbors Talk About Victims of SLP Pond Car Crash
He was set to be "person of the day" at his Odyssey Academy kindergarten class. It's a chance to serve as privileged helper to his teacher, Laura Montray, as his classmates volunteered to do his regular work.