Thanks to Comedy Central, a pet pig in Minneapolis is hogging all of the attention on YouTube. After the video of the pig, named Hamlet, was recently featured on "The Colbert Report," the hits on his clip shot up to 1.3 million views.
Minneapolis teen charged in carjacking, chase that left 2 dead
Two 16-year-olds died when the SUV they crashed in was split in half.
Minnesota woman who pointed gun at officer sentenced to 10 years in prison
The sheriff's deputy shot the woman multiple times in the incident.
Ex-cop Kueng sentenced to 3½ years in prison in killing of George Floyd
Kueng pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter in October.
Effort to support flu-stricken boy who spent his birthday on ventilator
The 10-year-old has been on a ventilator after complications followed.
What's the latest on next week's major snowstorm system?
The storm is coming. It's just a matter of where the biggest snow totals occur.
School bus carrying 11 students in collision with pickup truck
No students were injured in the collision.
Twin Cities radio host Matt McNeil seriously injured in crash
A post on his social media account says he'll recover.
Marshalls in downtown Minneapolis to close its doors to shoppers
The company confirmed it will be open until mid-January.
Boys aged 12 and 14 arrested after fleeing police in stolen car
The two boys were charged with felony fleeing in a motor vehicle and receiving stolen property.
Heavy snow brings multiple crashes to southern Minnesota roads
The snowfall is expected to end sometime Friday morning.
Wikipedia locks Pawlenty page after Colbert stunt
The online encyclopedia Wikipedia locked former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty's page early Wednesday after Tuesday 's night's "Colbert Report" during which satirist Stephen Colbert said he was editing the Pawlenty page. Colbert said he was changing the page to read that Pawlenty was the son of "Mrs. Butterworth" and that Pawlenty "started his career in Santa's workshop."
Minnesota man accused of stealing hundreds of pigs from Iowa
The Globe Gazette reports John Arndt, of Hayfield, was arrested and booked into the Mower County Jail. He's awaiting extradition to Iowa. Police believe Arndt stole the pigs over the span of a year and sold them at livestock auctions.
American Swedish Institute wants to make Stephen Colbert its tweetmeister
Comedian Stephen Colbert has been urging Sweden to turn its Twitter account over to him for a week. No bites from Stockholm yet. He got one from Minneapolis, though. The American Swedish Institute, located in the Mill City, wants to let Colbert manage its tweets for a week leading up to the opening of a new cultural center.
Colbert grills Ellison on Muslim Brotherhood, Mary Tyler Moore
Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., sat down for a chat with comedian Stephen Colbert on "The Colbert Report" and they chatted over allegations made by Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., that he is tied to the Muslim Brotherhood. They also role-played what might happen if Mitt Romney called and asked Ellison to be his running mate.
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