Abdi made $65,000 from his Best Supporting Actor nominated role as the Somali pirate leader in “Captain Phillips,” yet is struggling to make ends meet. One writer says he is “dead broke.”
A South St. Paul man pleaded guilty Wednesday to murdering a Minnesota National Guard member in his sleep last summer. The man also agreed to testify against the wife of the dead Guard member. Authorities say the wife planned the killing of her husband.
South Dakota highway patrol troopers say a semitrailer truck lost a set of dual wheels that went flying from the road and smashed through the wall of a house, creating a surreal scene of destruction inside the home.
Aaron Purmort, who has brain cancer, had a seizure while driving in northeast Minneapolis. Before he knew it, he was in an ambulance, and found out the whereabouts of his vehicle thanks to a note in his jacket pocket that read, “Your car is parked in the tobacco shop parking lot at 18th Av NE and Stinson.”
For the second consecutive day the Minnesota Wild made another move right at the NHL trade deadline. The team has acquired forwards Matt Moulson and Cody McCormick from the Sabres in a trade that involves Torrey Mitchell and two second-round draft picks.