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.
Internet providers to get $100M to expand coverage across Minnesota
Gov. Tim Walz says it's the largest single investment in broadband infrastructure in the state's history.
Charges: Man left knife tucked in bathroom stall inside high school
The 42-year-old entered the bathroom Tuesday morning and left 15 minutes later.
Twin Cities liquor store worker offers shoes off her feet to unhoused man
The man asked for boxes to use as makeshift shoes before the woman offered hers.
St. Paul PD releases footage showing fatal police shooting of Howard Johnson
The 24-year-old died after being shot by a St. Paul officer Monday night.
Minnesota's COVID update for the week ending Tuesday, Dec. 6
Minnesota's weekly COVID data has been released.
Want to buy a hotel? Minneapolis' biggest is going up for auction
The building is in foreclosure.
22 dogs taken in by Animal Humane Society from shuttered breeder
The dogs were taken in after a report stated there were too many on a single property.
Latest on the 2 snowstorms set to impact Minnesota
The first arrives Thursday night into Friday before a bigger system comes next week.
Police: Person hospitalized after alleged suicide attempt in jail
The incident happened Wednesday morning.
Cop who pepper-sprayed downtown protesters received $150K payout
Samantha Belcourt said she "feared for her life."
Minnesota to join in shining spotlight on autism
Governor Mark Dayton will join a crowd of Minnesotans for a Capitol rally on World Autism Day. The event will also offer parents of autistic children resources on therapy, insurance, housing, and employment. Federal officials now say one child in 88 has an autism-related illness.
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.
Rubber-nosed robber returns to St. Louis Park bank
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.
ND teen said 'I'm sorry' before shooting himself in front of classmates
A student at a Fairmount, North Dakota school was rushed to the hospital after he attempted suicide in a classroom Thursday morning. Authorities say the freshman walked to the front of the class room and shot himself in front of seven other classmates and a teacher. The boy's condition has not been released.
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