Reporters who cover courtrooms routinely hear grim stories. But some, like the beating death of Julian Williams, are harder to file away.
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.
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.
2 charged in toddler's 'horrific' death
Murder charges have been filed against a mother and boyfriend in the "horrific" death of her 19-month-old. According to a newly filed criminal complaint, the toddler's death was caused by a blood infection from an untreated burn on his hand. He also had "internal bleeding" in his stomach, a "skull fracture" and a "cigarette burn" to his foot, among other injuries.
SHELBY SHARES: Veteran community journalist retires with ink in her veins
Journalism evolved a lot in the 40-year career of Sue Webber, a community newspaper reporter who once toiled on a manual typewriter. But her commitment to telling people's stories never changed. Webber gave her readers decades of service – and they gave her their trust.
Lack of snow forces Toro to test equipment in Michigan
The Bloomington-based lawn equipment manufacturer is testing some of its snowblowers in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The Associated Press reports, because of the lack of snow in northern Minnesota, Toro had to find it elsewhere -- about 250 miles away.
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