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Criminal charges unlikely in cases of 10 priests accused of abuse

Criminal charges will probably not be filed in 10 cases of alleged sexual abuse of minors by Catholic priests. Ramsey County Attorney John Choi said the incidents are likely too old to pursue. St Paul police spent the past year investigating cases from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. The criminal investigations came after civil lawsuits – no longer subject to statute of limitations laws – were filed against the church.

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Charges: Facebook feud prompts woman to beat stranger with mini baseball bat

A feud between two women started on Facebook and spilled over to the streets. Now one woman is accused of beating the other with a mini baseball bat. Bridget Olson is charged with second-degree assault in Ramsey County. The fight left the other woman with significant injuries. The two hadn't met face to face before the brawl on the St. Paul street.

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Zach Lowe: Timberwolves’ court design ‘trying and failing to be fearsome’

In an offbeat power rankings piece, Grantland’s Zach Lowe ranked all 30 NBA teams’ court designs. He put the Timberwolves at 26th, saying the two-toned design and growling wolf logo is “trying and failing to be fearsome.” He did give some love to the color scheme and font choice, however.

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Target unveils deals for 2-day 'Cyber Monday' event

The promotion kicks off Sunday, November 28.

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Edina police warn of recent burglary trend targeting garages and vehicles

The Edina Police Department is increasing patrols in affected neighborhoods in response to the trend.

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Charges: Man shot Uber Eats driver making a delivery in Cottage Grove

Otis Donnell Shipp was charged with second-degree attempted murder after turning himself in on Wednesday.

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Waterfront hotel in Duluth sustains damage in kitchen fire

Authorities estimate the damage at around $75,000.

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Large groups of thieves target 2 Twin Cities Best Buys on Black Friday

It bears similarities to the flash-mob style thefts seen recently in California.

Karl-Anthony Towns

Timberwolves' winning streak snapped at five games

The Wolves' bid for their longest winning streak since 2014 came up short.

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Teen arrested over fatal shooting of 5-year-old boy in Brooklyn Park

Police say the teen was filming a social media video while handling a gun.

Joe Biden

President Biden coming to Minnesota to promote Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Tuesday's trip follows passage of the $1.2 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal.

Kirill Kaprizov

Kaprizov gets into the holiday spirit to rout Jets

Kirill Kaprizov's four points led the Wild to a 7-1 victory.

Kirk Cousins

Coller: Cure to Vikings' disrupted season lies in an explosive passing game

The Vikings go to San Francisco knowing that a win would be a huge boost to their playoff hopes.