A mother dropped off a 3-hour-old newborn boy at a La Crosse fire station Thursday, invoking Wisconsin's Safe Haven law. Fire Capt. Tony Nickelatti tells the La Crosse Tribune the woman was very helpful and gave a medical history. The Safe Haven law allows a parent to surrender an infant to authorties within 72 hours of birth and remain anonymous.
Suspect arrested after falling asleep in vehicle at rest stop
The man was sleeping in a stolen vehicle in the parking lot of an I-94 rest area.
Charges: Edina man threatened to shoot up Domino's Pizza
He claimed a delivery driver had flipped him off, the charges say.
Carvana seeking to build vehicle vending machine in Twin Cities
The online car dealership submitted a letter of intent to buy land in the metro to build a fulfillment center.
Coller: New Vikings GM Adofo-Mensah needs to be ruthless
Kwesi Adofo-Mensah needs to make some big, difficult decisions, writes Matthew Coller.
Report: Vikings to interview Giants' Patrick Graham for head coach
Graham coached with the Patriots under Bill Belichick for six years.
Home brand plans 'flagship' store in Maple Grove AMC Theater space
This will be the company's first Minnesota location.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Friday, January 28
The state is still in the process of catching up with 10,000 yet-to-be processed tests.
Twins sign 16-year-old brother of Braves star Ronald Acuna Jr.
Bryan Acuna is one of the top international prospects, according to MLB.com.
Man gets 15 months in prison for sexually abusing boy on MSP-bound flight
A federal jury convicted the man last summer.
Authorities: Former principal who died in MN jail took his own life
He was found unresponsive in the jail last November.
'20/20' investigates Jodi Huisentruit's 1995 disappearance
The news anchor disappeared on her way to work.
Sheriff: 2 injured, drunk driver arrested after head-on crash
The allegedly drunk driver wasn't injured in the crash.
'Hate graffiti' a growing problem at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Campus administrators are responding after a string of hateful graffiti appeared on campus buildings recently. The La Crosse Tribune says the spike may be due in part to a new website that lets students quickly and easily report such incidents.
Fire damages historic building on Wisconsin-La Crosse campus
96-year-old Wittich Hall was the university's original phys ed building. It's still used for gymnastics and swimming programs, as well as offices. Saturday night's fire was put out quickly but there's smoke damage throughout the building. One firefighter was injured.
Owner, son killed at La Crosse photo shop, no arrests
La Crosse police are looking for a suspect or suspects responsible for a double homicide at a downtown photo shop Saturday. Owner of May's Photo, 56-year-old Paul Petras, and his 19-year-old son, A.J., were found shot to death at the store. Authorities are looking for anyone that saw anything unusual in the area as no arrests have been made.
Pawlenty campaigns with Scott Walker in La Crosse
Wisconsin's gubernatorial recall election is two weeks away and the campaigns are in high gear. Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty joined Republican incumbent Scott Walker in La Crosse Monday. The pair visited a company that makes agricultural equipment to highlight jobs. Democrat Tom Barrett will campaign in Hudson Wednesday.
Mpls. nightclub surrenders liquor license; state executes search warrant
The Envy nightclub in Minneapolis was being investigated on allegations of tax fraud Friday, a day after the club agreed to surrender its liquor license. The surrender of the license comes after the city threatened to revoke it. The co-owner claims city is targeting the club because it doesn't approve of their customers.
State Supreme Court overturns mother's murder conviction in newborn's death
The justices ruled that public officials acted improperly by discouraging expert witnesses from testifying on the mother's behalf. Nicole Beecroft had been serving a life sentence for stabbing her newborn to death in 2007. She'll get a new trial.
High court rules for families in newborn blood handling case
Parents are right to question what happens to blood samples taken from newborn babies. That’s the direction from the Minnesota Supreme Court that ruled in favor of families suing over the state Department of Health.
Minneapolis firefighter arrested after drug search at fire station
Police arrested a Minneapolis firefighter and two others after a narcotics search at the worker's fire station. Police say it's part of an ongoing investigation. The Minneapolis fire chief issued a written statement saying such actions by an individual can 'cast a shadow on the whole department.'
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