Investigators reclassified the disappearance of two missing Iowa cousins as an abduction case Friday after an FBI dive team failed to find their bodies in a lake near where they were last seen a week ago. Lyric Cook-Morrissey, 10, and Elizabeth Collins, 8, vanished after riding bikes near Meyers Lake in Evansdale, a small town in northeast Iowa that has been devastated by their disappearance. Police are also keeping a closer watch on Lyric's father, who has stopped cooperating with police.
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.
Truck crashes into Napa Auto Parts store after driver's medical issue
No employees were struck by the pickup.
Motorcyclist killed in Ham Lake after passing in the turn lane
The motorcyclist was hit by a car turning onto the road.
Minnesota gets cut of Ford settlement over misleading ads
The $19.2 million settlement centers on Ford's C-Max hybrid and Super Duty pickup truck.
White House names MN as location for federal test-to-treat COVID sites
Minnesota is one of only five states that will host the pilot project.
Minnesota Aurora's first ever game ends with draw before sellout crowd
More than 5,200 came out to see the game.
The Raptor Center says downward trend holding for avian influenza
A "baby shower" fundraising campaign hopes to help return young raptors to the wild.
FBI officials believe missing Iowa girls still alive
An FBI spokeswoman said Saturday that investigators searching for two missing Iowa cousins have information that leads them to believe both girls are still alive. Sandy Breault refused to say what led authorities to their conclusion about 10-year-old Lyric Cook-Morrissey and 8-year-old Elizabeth Collins, but urged anyone with information about their disappearance to contact law enforcement.
Divers end lake search for 2 missing Iowa girls
FBI divers ended their search for two missing cousins in a northeast Iowa lake as federal authorities have decided to shift the focus of their investigation, an FBI spokeswoman said Saturday. The cousins -- 10-year-old Lyric Cook-Morrissey and 8-year-old Elizabeth Collins -- disappeared a week ago and authorities believe they have been abducted.
17 years later, Minnesota-born TV anchor's disappearance remains mystery
Wednesday marks the 17th anniversary of the disappearance of Long Prairie, Minn., native Jodi Huisentruit, who vanished while on the way to her anchor job at a Mason City, Iowa, TV station. Police still suspect kidnapping in the unresolved case.
Girl abducted from her Bemidji home, boyfriend is suspect
The Bemidji Police Deparment is asking for the public's help in finding 16-year-old Jessica Jolie Thompson, who was abducted Wednesday afternoon. A news release claims Thompson was taken by her boyfriend, 15-year-old Jarvis Lussier, after she told friends she didn't want to leave with him.
Reports: Missing Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts is found dead
Her disappearance sparked a statewide search.
Michele Bachmann's 'bitter and bizarre' home stretch to the Iowa Caucus
Two top Iowa campaign aides gone, claims of a campaign payoff, and invoking a former British Prime Minister. Michele Bachmann limps toward Tuesday's Iowa Caucus.
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