City police are using new software to better predict crime patterns. IBM's technology makes connections among arrest records, surveillance videos, even "unwise boasts" on social media sites, according to Bloomberg.
Movie filming brings memorable day for MN teen with leukemia
Ayotzin Limon-Millard was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia last year.
Police trying to ID 'Playboy bandit' and 'no-pants raider' suspect
Police are calling the unidentified man "the Playboy bandit" and the "no-pants raider."
Twin Cities under severe thunderstorm watch Tuesday afternoon
Large hail and damaging winds are the main threats.
Famous Dave's family brings new BBQ biz to the south metro
The newest Twin Cities location is the first to offer wine slushies on the menu.
Large hail possible with strong storms in eastern MN, WI
Watch the forecast update with meteorologist Sven Sundgaard.
WI governor vows to protect anyone charged with abortion crimes
“You think it’s bad now? The four Republicans that are going after me, one of them we’re going to beat, they are going to make it worse," Evers said.
Sports anchor Hobie Artigue announces FOX9 departure
Artigue has spent the past seven years covering Minnesota sports.
Boy, 7, dies after being pulled from pool in south Minneapolis
The boy was pulled from a pool at a home in south Minneapolis.
Nashville man leaving wedding shot in the face in Minneapolis
He was leaving a wedding when gunfire erupted near the Stone Arch Bridge Saturday night.
Abogados Café in St. Paul is the first law-themed coffee shop in America
The new business is Minnesota's first Latina-owned coffee shop.
Violent crime in Rochester drops to the lowest number since 1999
The total number of violent crimes reported in 2011 fell 8.3 percent from the year before, according to data published in the Post Bulletin. The executive director of a Rochester neighborhood advocacy group says "it's calmed down a lot from two years ago." However, the number of burglaries recorded last year went up 6 percent compared to 2010.
Rochester turns to catch and release in fight against crows
Crows have inundated downtown Rochester for the last few months. Plan A involved bringing in falcons and other attack birds. Didn't work. Plan B? Round up crows and haul them to western Minnesota to be released somewhere near Worthington.
Study: Rochester to Twin Cities high speed rail offers $1 billion in annual economy boost
Supporters of a high speed rail line between Rochester and the Twin Cities say it could result in a $1 billion yearly economic benefit. The prediction comes from Rochester Area Economic Development, Inc., a business promotion group. The study puts the number of estimated riders at one million per year.
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