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Mystery solved: Man confesses to 7-year-old cold case murder

A Minneapolis mother says she has found closure more than seven years after the unsolved murder of her teenaged son.

Parks permit photo raises eyebrows

A photo on the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board's 2014 parking permit has some people doing double takes. Is it innocent or inappropriate?

Which states smoke the most?

More people smoke cigarettes in the South and Midwest than in the Northeast and West, according to a new study. Where does Minnesota rank?

Must-see video: 2 state tournament buzzer beaters

In case you missed it ... last night featured two games that ended with buzzer-beating shots. One shot was from BEYOND half court. Check it out.

Adorkable: Prince's new duet with 'New Girl' star now available

Minnesota’s own Purple One ended his recent “New Girl” guest spot by playing a snippet of a duet with the show’s star, Zooey Deschanel. Now hear more than just a snippet.

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Man, 23, killed in single-vehicle wreck near St. Cloud

The crash happened on Highway 10 around 11:30 a.m.

Byron Buxton

Buxton returns, Twins get another victory in Texas

Buxton missed 39 games with a hip strain.


Homicide in Robbinsdale leads to 10-hour standoff in Brooklyn Center

The suspect was at a residence in Brooklyn Center.


St. Paul will not put on fireworks display this year, citing budget concerns

Minneapolis and Stillwater have also canceled their displays this year due to logistical challenges.

minneapolis police

5 people shot overnight in Dinkytown, investigation underway

It happened in the area of 14th Ave SE and 4th St SE.

Luis Arraez

Arráez's triple gives Twins rare extra-inning victory

The Twins scored three runs in the 10th to take Friday's opener.

court gavel

St. Cloud man sentenced after traveling to meet minor he solicited online

Nathan Paul Grondahl learned his fate in a federal court this week.