A healthy but frightened cat is in need of a new home after living for three months inside a cloverleaf connecting I-94 and I-694 in the east metro. The cat reportedly dodged semitrucks and other vehicles while surviving on a deer carcass and water from a small pond. Authorities repeatedly tried and failed to trap the animal.
St. Paul man pleads guilty in illegal firearms conspiracy
One of the guns Gabriel Lee Young-Duncan obtained was used in a deadly St. Paul shooting last year.
Historic locomotives to roll into St. Paul for Train Days
The festival at the Union Depot returns June 4-5.
Tornadoes, large hail, damaging wind possible in Sunday/Monday storms
The Twin Cities is among the areas that could get hit.
Sunbather on the roof triggers shelter-in-place at Savage elementary school
The sunbather told police he was trying to "tan and relax."
The Raptor Center's ambassador, Nero the turkey vulture, dies at 47
Nero helped save the California condors before taking up his post as an education ambassador.
82-year-old Independence man dies in golf cart accident
Few details are known about the incident.
Ben Leber named new permanent co-host of 'Twin Cities Live'
The former Minnesota Vikings linebacker was introduced Friday afternoon.
APM Reports, maker of 'In the Dark' podcast, nixed by Minnesota Public Radio
MPR said "select programming elements" of APM Reports will be incorporated into MPR News.
The latest on holiday weekend severe weather chances for MN
The most significant severe threats are Sunday night and again on Monday.
Charges: Driver was drunk, high in head-on crash that killed 19-year-old woman
The young woman killed in the crash was a college student studying zoology.
What's open and closed in Minnesota on Memorial Day 2022
A guide to Memorial Day weekend 2022.
Cat survives 245-mile trip trapped in an engine compartment
Tuffy the cat was found under the hood of a car towed from South Dakota. The Postbulletin says a northwest Rochester man bought the car in Sioux Falls, but didn't find the freezing and frightened kitty until a couple days after he got back to Minnesota. Tuffy is now recovering at Paws and Claws Humane Society.
Cat's death stirs up a controversy in Woodbury
The Humane Society euthanized a diabetic cat left behind after its owner died, but no-kill proponents and Animal Ark are calling that a shocking mistake and say the society ignored the owner's legal will. The Humane Society says it didn't know about the will and put the animal down at the request of the owner's next of kin.
Man charged with 27 felonies after Woodbury motel standoff
A Stillwater man was charged Tuesday with 27 separate felony counts in connection with a Red Roof Inn standoff with police involving hostages, which ultimately ended with an officer fatally shooting a man who had been a hostage, KARE 11 reports. The charges stemming from the Aug. 31 incident include sexual conduct involving a victim under the age of 13. Police say he sexually assaulted juveniles.
More freeway closures, more traveling headaches
MnDOT will shut down two stretches of heavily-traveled intestates in the Twin Cities this weekend. Motorists will want to avoid both directions of I-494 between Hwy 100 and I-35W, as well as the eastbound lanes of Interstate 694 between I-35W and Lexington Avenue. These two areas will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday until Monday morning's rush hour.
Woodbury man releases song in honor of 'The Avengers'
Ryan Daniel, of Woodbury, was so excited for the release of "The Avengers" that he wrote a song about it. He hopes that it can be included in the DVD release of the film.
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