5 hrs ago
New Charge Against Ex-Cop Accused Of Sex With Underage Girls
A 32-year-old former Minneapolis police officer charged with sexually assaulting underage girls he met on social media sites now faces an additional charge.
19 hrs ago
Gay Mechanic Accuses SLP-Based Dealership of Ignoring Slurs, Threats
A mechanic who says he's gay has sued a dealership owned by St. Louis Park-based BB Motor Sales LLC over accusations that the man's coworkers accosted him with gay slurs and threats without the company doing anything, the Pioneer Press reported Monday .
Mon May 20, 2013
Brooklyn Center auto mechanic sues, claiming co-workers uttered gay slurs
A mechanic says that his co-workers at a Twin Cities car dealership accosted him with gay slurs and threats and that when he complained to superiors, the company did nothing.
Fri May 17, 2013
Caryn Sullivan: Saving lives with a bone-marrow donation
Julie and Brandon Williams are high school sweethearts who imagined they would have the "perfect little family" in the small town of Milaca, an hour from the Twin Cities.
Thu May 16, 2013
More sex charges against ex-Minneapolis cop
Former Minneapolis police officer Bradley Schnickel, already facing allegations that he had sex with a 14-year-old girl he met online, has been charged with six additional felony counts after seven more girls said he tried to coerce them into sexual encounters.
Wed May 15, 2013
Brooklyn Park forum: Immigrant and minorities need to step up and take more civic roles
A "Civic Engagement Conversation" looked at how members of immigrant and minority groups can "shift our role from mere observers to active participants." "It's time for the African and African-American communities to enter into a greater dialogue," said Rev.
Tue May 14, 2013
Hennepin County seeks community insight during preparation for north Minneapolis human services 'hub'
Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department will host a series of community conversations about a proposal to create a more convenient location for north Minneapolis residents to access services including medical, emergency, child care and food assistance, child support and homeless services.
POLICE: Man Posed as Burnsville Walmart Employee, Stole Over 50 Electronic Gadgets
A Brooklyn Center man is accused of purloining a large number of iPads and other electronics from a Burnsville Walmart-first as an actual employee, then as an impostor.
Thu May 09, 2013
Hennepin County offers new site for North Side social services hub
In the wake of last year's rejection of Hennepin County's first choice for a new social services hub in north Minneapolis , a replacement site is about to be rolled out.
Fri May 03, 2013
Former Best Buy store is sold to growing national company
A national restaurant supply store has bought a former Best Buy store in Brooklyn Center where it plans to open its second Twin Cities location.
Thu May 02, 2013
Minnesota Senate passes bill seeking public report on nurse staffing levels
Legislation that would require Minnesota hospitals to publicly report information on nurse staffing standards is one step closer to becoming law following a Senate vote Thursday, May 2. Backed by the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party majority in the Senate, the bill passed on a 36-25 vote that fell largely along party lines.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Man kicked by cop arrested after he misses court hearing
Frame grab from YouTube video showing St. Paul police officers holding Eric Ronnell Hightower against the hood of a squad car as the officer arrests Hightower, Tuesday, Aug.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Closures Affecting I-494 And Hwy 52 This Weekend
On Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., expect delays both directions on I-494 between Highway 100 and Penn Avenue.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Globe University and Minnesota School of Business Taking Bold Steps to Make College More Affordable
Tuition reductions, more scholarships and digital books all add up to a more affordable education for students at Globe University and Minnesota School of Business campuses in three states.