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19-year-old charged with murder after girlfriend dies of injuries from shooting

Authorities say a 20-year-old St. Paul college student was removed from life support Friday, two days after she was shot in the head with her 8-month-old son in the car seat next to her. The baby's father, Timothy Scott Hendricks, is charged with murdering the woman, Michelle Ploetz.

USDA ups oversight of pig farms to combat deadly virus

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Friday that it will commit $5 million to fight a deadly disease that is attacking the nation's hog farms. Farms stricken with Porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) will now be required to report outbreaks.

Aging population highlights transportation needs

Minnesota's population is aging, fast. By 2030, 1 in 4 Minnesotans will be 65-years old and older. By 2050, the number of Minnesotans age 85 and older will nearly triple to 250,000. Because people live an average of 7 to 10 years beyond their ability to drive safely, AARP reports, seniors across the country will need new ways to get around.

Look out! Getting ready for light rail along the Green Line

Expect to see a strong presence of officers in patrol cars, on bicycles and on foot along University Avenue and in downtown St. Paul, getting motorists and pedestrians prepared for the light rail trains that will soon begin traversing the Green Line.

Minnesota boy battling cancer breaks high-five world record

Hand-slapping mission accomplished. Evan Thornton, a 9-year-old boy battling a rare form of bone cancer, broke a world record Thursday evening in St. Anthony: most high-fives in a single minute.

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Mike Zimmer says Bashaud Breeland tweet wasn't aimed at fans

The Vikings cornerback sent the tweet after Sunday's win over the Lions.

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Murder charges in food hall mass shooting reveal details from chaotic scene

Two people face a dozen felonies apiece in connection with the deadly shootout.

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MN toy store responds to 1-star review over mask requirement

"If that's not OK with you then please don't come back," the toy store wrote.

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After mass shooting, food truck hall will 'remain closed in the coming days'

The St. Paul business posted an update Monday afternoon.

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Zimmer on Cousins: 'He kind of gave me a shove and I shoved him back'

Just two football guys doing football things, apparently.

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Rescuers hit with tornado warning, large hail while saving injured hiker

The hiker was experiencing a medical emergency on the trail to Eagle Mountain.

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County attorney: Winston Smith killing justified, no charges for deputies

The prosecutor who reviewed the case recommended against any criminal charges for officers involved.

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Dr. Fauci says trick-or-treating this year is OK, 'enjoy it'

“Particularly if you’re vaccinated, you can get out there ... and enjoy it," the nation's top infections disease doctor said.

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COVID cases growing faster in Minnesota than anywhere else in US

But there's a bit more to the story when also considering hospitalizations and deaths.

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MN company buys Old Country Buffet brand — but will it reopen?

BBQ Holdings acquired the brand as part of a larger deal.

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Charges upped to first-degree murder for accused Buffalo clinic shooter

Gregory Paul Ulrich is accused of shooting killing one person and injuring four others.

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Multiple tornadoes confirmed in Minnesota over the weekend

The Park Rapids tornado caused damage to multiple structures, including a church and a car dealership.

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