Minnesotans looking for safe travel on New Year's Eve can ride Metro Transit for free starting at 6 p.m. The free rides are for any bus route and will run through the all scheduled stops.
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.
Metro Transit offering free rides in the Twin Cities on New Year's Eve
The free rides are aimed to help stop drunk driving.
Northstar rail, buses to give free rides to celebrate opening of new station
Northstar rail and Northstar Link bus services are celebrating the opening of the new $13 million rail station in Ramsey with free rides. The Ramsey Station opens Wednesday, and all stations will offer free rides Wednesday and Thursday.
New Years Eve alcohol-related deaths on a 10-year decline
There have been no alcohol-related deaths on New Years Eve the past two years in Minnesota. That's helped the overall trend stay on the decline. Ten years ago alcohol consumption contributed to 28 deaths in the state.
Harrington named new transit police chief
John Harrington, a former St. Paul police chief who retired after just one two-year stint as a DFL state senator, will become the new chief of police that enforces the law on Metro Transit buses, light rail and commuter rail. He'll oversee law enforcement on a rapidly growing network of light rail and bus transit in the Twin Cities.
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