A fake nose is becoming the trademark of a serial bank robber suspected in at least half a dozen holdups in the Twin Cities area. Wednesday's robbery was the second time the suspect hit a U.S. Bank in the St. Louis Park Byerly's, although all of the banks have been in supermarkets.
New Raptor Center data shows 'substantial drop' in bird flu patients
However, the virus remains a serious health threat for birds.
Hunt for inmate who escaped correctional facility in northeast MN
The 42-year-old might be in the Floodwood area.
Suspect kills himself after shooting woman and baby at Fargo restaurant
The suspect was found dead in a stolen vehicle in Minnesota.
Charges: Guest stabbed three men as they slept in Albert Lea
Investigators believe the suspect is related to all three victims.
2 charged for fentanyl overdose death of 19-year-old
The-19-year-old died from a fentanyl overdose last month.
Severe thunderstorm watch: Hail, 65 mph gusts, tornadoes possible
The watch is just north of the Twin Cities metro area.
The staggering rise of Minnesota's most famous lakes this spring
Imagine dumping Lake Minnetonka into Lake Superior 47 times.
Minnesota Senate shoots down latest marijuana legalization attempt
The bill didn't receive the required votes for further consideration on Wednesday.
Minneapolis wants to use $1M in federal cash to plant 200,000 trees
The goal is to have these trees planted by the year 2040.
MOA theater to debut wrap-around, 270-degree movie screen
The new technology will expand the movie screen onto the side walls of the theater auditorium.
Alcohol, no seatbelt possible factors in deadly southwest MN crash
The crash happened just before 9 p.m. Tuesday.
Target shares plunge on profit drop, as costs grow and customers spend less
First quarter profitability declines 52% year-over-year.
Serial robber in rubber nose hits Minneapolis bank
A sharp dresser with a cheap disguise robbed a Minneapolis bank in what authorities say is at least his fifth bank holdup in recent months. The most recent heist was Friday, shortly after noon at the Guaranty Bank at 1540 New Brighton Blvd., inside the Rainbow Foods store. He pointed a semiautomatic handgun at the teller, fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash and remains at large.
FBI thinks it may have caught bank robber known as 'Man in Black'
The FBI is trying to determine whether a man suspected of bank robbery in southern Minnesota is the same man involved in a string of heists around the metro area. Authorities arrested the suspect after a bank robbery in Brewster, Minn.
Robber flees empty-handed after bank tells him it has no money
The FBI says a man tried to rob a Bloomington credit union, but employees told him they didn't have any cash. Authorities are looking for the suspect.
St. Louis Park students give royal treatment to classmate with autism
Jake Hamilton reveled in his role as homecoming king at St. Louis Park High School. Doctors have diagnosed Jake with a severe case of autism. But, unlike many with the condition, he has built strong relationships with his peers and is popular at school.
St. Louis Park nightclub nominated for Country Music Award
Toby Keith's I love This Bar in St. Louis Park is among five other nominees for the Academy of Country Music Awards' Nightclub of the Year. The bar opened in the Twin Cities suburb about a year and a half ago.
Free checking returns to TCF Bank
Wayzata-based TCF Financial Corp. says it is eliminating monthly account maintenance fees for all customers, regardless of minimum balance, direct deposit or transaction level requirements. The Business Journal notes TCF Bank began charging fees in early 2010 after new federal regulations were expected to reduce revenue from overdraft fees.
Armed robber threatens to kill baby
"He cocked the gun, and he said, 'Give me all your money or I'm gonna kill your baby,' " a tearful mother of an 11-week-old told the Pioneer Press. Police suspect the gunman in two other robberies Friday on St. Paul's East Side. In one, the robber fired two shots in the air. "What kind of person would do this?" the mother asked.
St. Cloud-based bank buys failed Georgia-based bank
Stearns Bank agreed to take over Covenant Bank & Trust after regulators shut it down Friday. The nationwide tally of bank failures is now 15 for the year, including two in Minnesota.
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