ESPN's "E:60" show is doing a piece on Scott Hall, who wrestled for Verne Gagne in the old AWA (teaming up with the late Kurt Hennig), before achieving WWE fame. Those who saw the Mickey Rourke movie "The Wrestler," might notice a resemblance between the character Rourke played and the path Hall's life has taken.
Gun found on WCCO-TV rooftop after homicide in Minneapolis
It's the 56th death reported as a homicide in Minneapolis this year.
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.
Man dies after being found shot at Minneapolis' 38th and Chicago
Responders were called to the scene early Sunday morning.
7 children arrested after 'disturbance' at Cabela's, escape in stolen vehicle
Employees called police saying the children were stealing goods from the store.
Fire sparks evacuation from apartment building, man arrested for arson
Police and fire crews responded to the fire just before 9 a.m. Saturday.
Morning storms cause power outages, ensuing problems in Eagan
There have been reports of disabled traffic lights and issues at local businesses.
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.
Suspected lightning strike causes gas fire in St. Paul street
Nearby properties are being evacuated.
Former AWA champ Jerry 'The King' Lawler suffers heart attack on live WWE broadcast
Jerry Lawler, who once held the AWA championship for Verne Gagne's Minnesota-based pro wrestling promotion, suffered a heart attack Monday night while ring announcing during the WWE "Raw" program.
Verne Gagne to make first public appearance in 15 years
Former AWA owner and champion Verne Gagne is set to attend a screening this weekend of the movie, "The Wrestler," a 1974 film he produced. For Gagne, 85, it's his first local public appearance in 15 years.
New Ulm wrestler loses Olympic spot, gets it back
New Ulm native Ali Bernard, who was defeated in a qualifying match at the U.S. Olympic wrestling trials in April, has been selected to the U.S. Olympic team after all. Bernard was picked after Stephany Lee, the wrestler who beat her at the Olympic trials in Iowa City, was thrown off the U.S. team after a positive drug test.
Prep wrestler accused of biting opponent DQ'd from state tournament
A Grand Forks, N.D., high school wrestler is disputing a referee's call that he bit an opponent. Sean Murphy, 16, of Red River High School, claims he just scratched the other wrestler with his braces.
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