Infectious disease experts are warning of a new mosquito-borne illness expected to "explode" in the U.S., where mosquito species known to spread the disease are in abundance. "It's not a matter of if, but when," said James Crowe, a pediatric infectious disease expert at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.
Five children and three adults were rescued after their canoes capsized and they went into the chilly waters of Basswood Lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. The eight were treated at an Ely-area hospital and released on Thursday night after being monitored for hypothermia.
The Hennepin County Attorney's office has charged three people for the March shooting of Anthony Fairbanks – a man who was later found in a snowbank in south Minneapolis. The Grand Jury indicted Maureen Onyelobi, David Johnson and Maurice Wilson with first-degree premeditated murder.
South Dakota Highway Patrol troopers not far over the Minnesota border responded to a beer truck crash that left cases of Bud Light littering a highway median. Troopers said the early Wednesday morning crash on Interstate 29 north of Summit, South Dakota, happened when the driver fell asleep and it went off the road.
Even if you don't plan on watching a single corner kick or clear in the 2014 World Cup there's a good chance you'll end up catching some soccer action on TV anyway – thanks to all the World Cup Commercials. Here are some of the attention-grabbing videos.