Former U.S. Sen. Larry Craig faces a new lawsuit stemming from his 2007 arrest in a Twin Cities airport restroom. The Federal Election Commission says Craig spent campaign money on lawyers and public relations experts after he was arrested for lewd conduct. The suit alleges Craig converted more than $200,000 in campaign funds to personal use.
Weekend closures on I-35W in Minneapolis, Hwy. 77 in Bloomington
Construction season is here.
Officials looking for man last seen leaving Hudson home
David Mckay, 67, was last seen in Hudson Thursday morning.
'Hyper-contagious' BA.4, BA.5 COVID variants confirmed in MN
Omicron continues to evolve into a more transmissible virus.
Deadly night in St. Paul sees 3 people killed, 1 arrest so far
The three incidents bring St. Paul's homicide total up to 18 this year.
2 killed in broad daylight drive-by shooting in Robbinsdale
The identities of the victims have not been released.
Road deaths involving unbelted people rose again in 2021
This is the second year in a row that the number has gone up.
Hennepin Co. Sheriff Dave Hutchinson on paid leave for health reasons
The sheriff, who was recently convicted of drunk-driving, is set to stand down later this year.
Flooding expected to worsen in MN's Arrowhead region
Hundreds of private homes are at-risk in northern St. Louis County.
St. Paul police: Kids in stolen car rammed squad, hid in porta-potty
The incident sent the Minnesota Capitol into a brief lockdown.
Watch: Storm updates after heavy hail slams Twin Cities
Sven Sundgaard is providing an update after Thursday's flash hail storm.
MN GOP apologizes over antisemitic sequence in candidate's campaign video
Party leader says candidate didn't know the imagery perpetuated an antisemitic trope.
Sen. Craig: Bathroom trip was official business
Former Sen. Larry Craig, R-Idaho, the subject of an arrest by an undercover policeman in a bathroom at Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport, is arguing that his travel was part of official Senate business, and therefore it was OK to use campaign funds to pay for a legal defense. In court documents, Craig says he was "engaged in official, constitutionally mandated activity at the time of the incident."
Democracy Now radio host Amy Goodman settles RNC arrest lawsuit
The federal government and the cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis agree to pay a total $100,000 to settle a lawsuit stemming from the 2008 Republican National Convention. Democracy Now radio host Amy Goodman and two of her producers filed the suit after their arrest at the convention. U.S. Chief Magistrate Judge Arthur Boylan in St. Paul helped mediate the settlement.
DFLer Larry Pogemiller is leaving Senate to lead Higher Ed Office
Gov. Dayton on Friday appointed veteran Democratic legislator Larry Pogemiller to take over the state's higher education office. Previous director Sheila Wright resigned suddenly last month.
MSP Airport to renovate restrooms with $50,000 art project
The Metropolitan Airports Commission is looking for an artist to help renovate airport restrooms. KSTP reports mosaic works of art will be displayed at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. The initial part of the $50,000 art project is set to be installed in September.
Humphries, Kardashian divorce lawyers to square off in court
Lawyers for Minnesota-born NBA player-turned-reality star Kris Humphries and his estranged wife, Kim Kardashian, are scheduled to meet in court Wednesday to tell the judge what they have done to either settle the case or prepare for trial. Humphries has reportedly refused to settle in the case.
Bracing for potential issues, Minn. parties have hundreds of lawyers on standby
Election Day on Tuesday will mark the end of many major political races -- or will it? In case of possible recounts, both the Democrat and Republican parties in the state have hundreds of lawyers waiting in the wings.
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