Congressman Keith Ellison says the deaths of 12 people in a Colorado movie theater underscore the need for more controls on access to guns in America. Ellison wants restrictions on assault weapons and limits on purchases of ammunition, body armor, and gun clips. One legislative opponent of gun controls says more armed citizens in the theater could have helped save lives.
Stillwater teen drowned while helping save friend struggling in river
The 17-year-old was identified Friday.
Nation's first city-owned electric car share service launches in Twin Cities
Subscriptions cost between $0-$30 a month.
Stevens County may have been hit the hardest by Thursday storms
The entire county was without power after the storms blew through Thursday evening.
3 killed, 1 critical after trio of crashes in Minnesota Thursday
One person also faces life-threatening injuries in a crash that happened in Olmsted County.
Mora woman saves pelican caught in fishing line for days
A birthday fishing trip shapes into a heroic tale.
Doc depicting MN dancer's journey with paralysis debuts at Twin Cities film festival
The film surrounds St. Paul-born Kelsey Peterson, who continues to pursue her passions in dance after being paralyzed from the chest down in 2012.
Gallery: Rare opportunity to own a home on historic Milwaukee Avenue
All the houses on the avenue front onto a pedestrian mall in south Minneapolis.
Banned items at the MN GOP State Convention attract attention
No plague of locusts, we're afraid.
Minnesota part of the top 2 hurricane force wind events since 2004
Photo above shows the ominous view in Marshall, Minnesota as a dangerous line of storms approached Thursday afternoon.
DFL efforts to pass abortion, reproductive health bills blocked in Senate
The push to pass a slate of abortion and healthcare-related bills comes after a leaked Supreme Court opinion draft indicated Roe v Wade will be overturned.
Ellison calls on Democrats to oppose voter ID at caucuses
Congressman Keith Ellison is circulating a resolution opposing a voter ID requirement and is urging Democrats to adopt it at their precinct caucuses Tuesday. Republicans in the Legislature hope to put the issue on Minnesota's ballot in November. Ellison says Americans who don't have photo IDs should still be allowed to vote.
Minnesota gun stores getting bombarded with calls for 'zombie ammunition'
Minnesota gun stores say they've already been getting calls from people wanting to get their hands on the bullets -- but most shops have a very limited supply.
Temple shooting: MN Sikhs want more understanding, McCollum fewer guns
The day after a gunman killed six people at a Sikh temple near Milwaukee, much of the response in Minnesota involved conversations about faith and firearms. Some in Minnesota's Sikh community hope the spotlight that's now trained on their faith will improve public understanding of Sikhs and make them less likely to be taken for Muslims. One Minnesotan in Congress hopes the tragedy leads the country toward tighter gun controls.
Ellison challenger releases anti-Muslim campaign ad
Hopkins Patch says Gary Boisclair will run against three-term Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN) and challenge the congressman's religious tolerance with graphic television ads
Controlled deer hunts to be held throughout Ramsey County
Ramsey County officials say deer caused more than 250 car accidents last year. There will be eight controlled hunts at parks in Maplewood, St. Paul, Shoreview, Vadnais Heights and White Bear Township.
Minnesota boy cited for discharging firearm after shooting air soft gun
A North Mankato man is speaking up after his 12-year-old son was cited by police after shooting his air soft gun. Mike Johnston's says he knows of the potential dangers of guns, but he believes authorities went too far for prosecuting his son, Dyllon, in juvenile court for discharging a firearm in public. The boy was cited after a 19-year-old neighborhood woman called police to complain.
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