The State Patrol says a driver in Maplewood pulled his vehicle over, got out, and lay down in the highway in front of an oncoming truck. It's the third time in three months in the Twin Cities that an apparent suicide has involved stepping in front of Interstate traffic.
Minneapolis Public Schools providing free summer meals, snacks
The summer meal program began Monday.
St. Michael standoff suspect charged, bail set at $10 million
A judge on Monday set the high bail due to "very significant concerns of public safety" regarding Brandon Gardas.
Crisp & Green opening 13th store in Twin Cities in July
The fast-casual salad and grains restaurant has exploded onto the food scene.
Twins to host post-game concert with country star at Target Field
Country singer Cole Swindell is expected to perform for up to 75 minutes after the conclusion of the Blue Jays-Twins contest.
Canton Restaurant closes after nearly 40 years in Burnsville
It's the end of an era in the Twin Cities restaurant world.
Luck strikes in Minnesota: lottery winners in Duluth, Grand Marais
The North Shore just so happened to be a lucky place to be this past weekend.
60-year-old woman arrested after firing shots inside Spicer home
SWAT evacuated nearby residents during the incident.
Florida Georgia Line booked to play at the Minnesota State Fair
The band is the second country music act to be booked this year.
Possible suicide attempt closes I-94 in Minneapolis
Authorities shut down lanes on the highway and traffic was backed up for miles because of a "jumper" on a bridge just east of the Lowry Tunnel.
Adjutant General: not all National Guard suicides related to service
The 24 suicides among Minnesota National Guard members since 2007 are more than in any other state's Guard. But Adjutant General Rick Nash says not all of those suicides were related to military service. Nash says the trend in the Guard reflects an increase in suicides among Minnesotans generally.
Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run on Interstate 694
It happened around 2:30 a.m. in Vadnais Heights.
Prosecutors argue free speech does not include urging suicide
A former Minnesota nurse is appealing his conviction for aiding two suicides. His lawyer will argue the nurse was exercising free speech when he went online to encourage depressed people to kill themselves. Prosecutors say the First Amendment protection does not apply to that kind of speech.
Semi misses stopped car by inches on Interstate 94
The dashboard camera of a Wisconsin state trooper captured a semi truck speeding by a car parked on Interstate 94 – narrowly missing the vehicle by a few inches. The truck driver was cited. Now the state patrol is using the video as a reminder to drivers to move over or slow down when they see a car stopped along the side of a roadway.
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