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Health officials warn of new mosquito-borne virus

Infectious disease experts are warning of a new mosquito-borne illness expected to "explode" in the U.S., where mosquito species known to spread the disease are in abundance. "It's not a matter of if, but when," said James Crowe, a pediatric infectious disease expert at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

Video: Rescuers ave 8 in Boy Scout canoe group in Boundary Waters

Five children and three adults were rescued after their canoes capsized and they went into the chilly waters of Basswood Lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. The eight were treated at an Ely-area hospital and released on Thursday night after being monitored for hypothermia.

Three charged in March shooting of man found in snowbank

The Hennepin County Attorney's office has charged three people for the March shooting of Anthony Fairbanks – a man who was later found in a snowbank in south Minneapolis. The Grand Jury indicted Maureen Onyelobi, David Johnson and Maurice Wilson with first-degree premeditated murder.

Bud Light spills along highway in semi crash

South Dakota Highway Patrol troopers not far over the Minnesota border responded to a beer truck crash that left cases of Bud Light littering a highway median. Troopers said the early Wednesday morning crash on Interstate 29 north of Summit, South Dakota, happened when the driver fell asleep and it went off the road.

Just for kicks: The World Cup ads people are buzzing about

Even if you don't plan on watching a single corner kick or clear in the 2014 World Cup there's a good chance you'll end up catching some soccer action on TV anyway – thanks to all the World Cup Commercials. Here are some of the attention-grabbing videos.

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17-year-old killed in northern Minnesota crash Saturday

The other drive involved in the crash, a 75-year-old man, sustained life-threatening injuries.


Alcohol a factor as driver rolls ATV into corn field, injuring 3

The crash occurred in Lake Lillian Saturday night.

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Man dies after being found shot at Minneapolis' 38th and Chicago

Responders were called to the scene early Sunday morning.

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7 children arrested after 'disturbance' at Cabela's, escape in stolen vehicle

Employees called police saying the children were stealing goods from the store.

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Fire sparks evacuation from apartment building, man arrested for arson

Police and fire crews responded to the fire just before 9 a.m. Saturday.

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Morning storms cause power outages, ensuing problems in Eagan

There have been reports of disabled traffic lights and issues at local businesses.

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GOP nominee questions if those with disabilities, non-English speakers should be able to vote

Crockett made the comments in a 2020 radio interview following a ruling from the Minnesota Supreme Court.


Jury: MN pharmacist did not violate woman's rights by refusing her morning-after pill

Gender Justice, the advocacy group that brought about the lawsuit, says it will appeal the decision.

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Revival to close its original Minneapolis restaurant

Don't worry – it's bringing the chicken to its nearby BBQ joint.


Fatal crash under investigation on Hwy 62 in Mendota Heights

The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating the crash near Dodd Road.