Alfonso Rodriguez Jr.'s defense team has filed what are likely the final documents in the case. They argue his trial team was ineffective and that Rodriguez is mentally disabled. Rodriguez is facing the death penalty for the killing of a University of North Dakota student in Grand Forks.
Vikings downgrade Eric Kendricks to out against Lions
The Vikings have also activated Michael Pierce from injured reserve.
Minnesotan sentenced after assaulting man with baseball bat
Marshall Wayne Boshey was sentenced to 30 months in prison followed by two years of supervised release.
Target's gift card discount is back, but for this weekend only
The fine print: for Target Circle members only (but membership is free).
Minneapolis teen arrested in St. Cloud after fleeing police in stolen vehicle
The vehicle was stolen in a car-jacking in Minneapolis Thursday.
Watch: St. Cloud State's Jami Krannila uses 'The Michigan' to score against North Dakota
Gopher fans avert your eyes.
Prosecutor seeks new charge against Duluth officer who shot through man's door
Tyler Leibfried's trial is set to begin early next year.
Winter storm warnings issued with heavy snow set to slam MN
Parts of northern Minnesota could see more than a foot of snow, but there won't be much in the Twin Cities.
St. Cloud suspect now charged in two local murder cases
Both murders happened within a day of each other in June.
Twin Cities police ask for help finding missing 16-year-old
Police say all her family and friends have been contacted, and none of them know where she is.
MPD releases photos of shooting suspect, asks for public's help
The man is wanted in connection with a fatal shooting that happened Wednesday evening.
Judge overturns death penalty for man who killed Dru Sjodin
The judge has ordered a new sentencing hearing for Alfonso Rodriguez Jr.
Alfonso Rodriguez appeal could prolong case for three years
Rodriguez has asked for a new trial or sentencing which will lead to more testimony, briefs, and rulings. He was convicted in the 2006 kidnapping and murder of University of North Dakota student Dru Sjodin.
Attorneys in Senser case argue over whether change of venue is needed
Amy Senser's lawyer says publicity about the vehicular homicide charges against her -- prosecutors' comments, in particular -- will prevent her from getting a fair trial in Minneapolis. Eric Nelson says the case should be moved to Willmar, Minnesota. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman argues there's no need to move next month's trial.
'Person of interest' in Wetterling case files complaint
A man who has been publicly identified as a person of interest in a Minnesota boy's 1989 abduction told The Associated Press that he sent a letter to 14 state officials and agencies, complaining about how he has been treated by law enforcement. In the letter obtained by the AP, Dan Rassier wrote that law officers violated his civil rights and his family's rights and "abused the privileges of their power" in relation to the Jacob Wetterling case.
AT&T files appeal in quest to build cell phone tower near BWCA
AT&T hopes the judges will overturn a lower court ruling banning the 450-foot tower. The company says the court overstated the aesthetic impact of the tower and argues it will improve public safety in the wilderness area.
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