The USA women's epee fencing team, which includes St. Paul's Susie Scanlan, salvaged a disappointing London Games with a bronze medal on Saturday when the team defeated Russia in a dramatic sudden-death bout.
Minneapolis 2-year-old identified in suspicious death case
The cause of death has not yet been revealed due to an ongoing investigation.
Victim of wrong-way driver crash ID'd as Hutchinson 19-year-old
Three women, ages 19, 20 and 20, were in the vehicle struck by a wrong-way driver early Sunday morning.
FOX 9's Mary McGuire, KSTP's Brett Hoffland expecting baby
The couple announced they're expecting this winter.
Eli Hart killing: Police investigating multiple crime scenes
An announcement Tuesday confirmed potential crime scenes in Mound and Minnetrista.
Twin Cities mental health workers gather for 1-day strike
More than 400 mental health workers are participating in the unionized strike on Tuesday.
HAZMAT team at Bloomington hotel following chemical spill in pool
The fire department said two hotel employees are being evaluated by paramedics.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities gets $6M of Mackenzie Scott donation
The donation is the largest the organization has ever seen from a single individual.
Minneapolis accused of backtracking on 24/7 bus lanes for Hennepin Ave.
The Minneapolis City Council is set to vote on Thursday.
Duluth brings back masking in city buildings amid COVID surge
Duluth, in one of the state's current COVID hotspots, has brought back a mask requirement in city buildings.
Violent Offender Task Force in standoff with suspect in St. Cloud
Police announced the standoff at 10:14 a.m. Tuesday.
Cause of fire that destroyed Waterville bar remains unknown
The fire destroyed the Funky Munky Bar and damaged several other properties.
St. Paul native eliminated from epee fencing in London
An Olympic fencer from St. Paul bowed out of the London Games in the first individual round of the women’s epee fencing competition on Monday, the Pioneer Press reports. Susie Scanlan will compete in the team event when the U.S. takes on Italy on Saturday.
Women's basketball team dominates France, wins 5th straight Olympic gold
The U.S. women's basketball team -- which includes three Lynx stars -- rolled over France 86-50 for the Olympic gold medal Saturday. With its latest triumph, the team has won 41 consecutive games and five straight gold medals since taking the bronze medal in 1992.
U.S. volleyball team stumbles, lose second-straight gold to Brazil
Despite dominating the first set of its match against Brazil Saturday, the U.S. women's volleyball team lost all momentum thereafter and dropped three-straight sets to lose its bid for the Olympic gold medal. The loss marked the second-straight time the U.S. squad lost to Brazil in the Olympic games.
Twin Cities native named to the U.S. women's Olympic fencing team
21-year-old Susie Scanlan and her coach will travel to London this summer for the 2012 Olympic games. The Star Tribune reports the St. Paul Central grad had a breakthrough performance in February to boost her point standings.
US men's basketball team gears up for Argentina
The undefeated United States men's basketball team will go up against Argentina in the final game of group play at the 2012 London Olympics Monday at 4:15 p.m. CDT. Team USA is already guaranteed a spot in the quarterfinals, but a victory will secure the No. 1 seed.
Bootsma helps send Team USA to 4x100m finals
Eden Prairie-native Rachel Bootsma helped Team USA advance to the finals in the women’s 4x100 meter medley relay set for Saturday. Bootsma led off the relay with a 100-meter backstroke time of 59.70 seconds, putting the U.S. in third place, the Star Tribune reports. The Americans qualified with the fourth-fastest time. Bootsma won’t swim Saturday, but she will receive a medal if the team finishes in the top three.
Shved, Kirilenko lead Russia to bronze medal
Russia defeated Argentina 81-77 at the London Games on Sunday to win its first Olympic medal in men's basketball. Future Timberwolves Alexey Shved had 25 points, seven assists and five rebounds. Andrei Kirilenko, who is also returning to the NBA in Minnesota, added 20 points for the Russians.
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