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Minn. Supreme Court on DWI case: If consent is given, no warrant is needed

The Minnesota Supreme Court says police do not need to obtain a search warrant to draw blood, breath and urine of suspected drunk drivers if consent is given.

With latest gift, couple has given $100M to Mayo

A wealthy Wisconsin couple with an ambitious goal of changing the face of health care has bestowed the second-largest gift ever from a living donor on the Mayo Clinic – $67 million.

Federal protection sought for dwindling Minnesota butterfly species

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) is proposing two Midwest butterfly species be placed under federal protection after steep population declines.

Freeman has concussion, Ponder likely starter against Packers

Josh Freeman won't start against the Packers, after all. Freeman thinks he suffered a blow in the third quarter that caused the symptoms.

Strangers pose on sidewalk for inspiring portraits

Here’s a nice bit of journalism by one-time KSTP-TV reporter Steve Hartman, now with CBS News, that caught our attention.

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Seventh Street Truck Park shooting, St. Paul

St. Paul man pleads guilty in illegal firearms conspiracy

One of the guns Gabriel Lee Young-Duncan obtained was used in a deadly St. Paul shooting last year.

Train Days

Historic locomotives to roll into St. Paul for Train Days

The festival at the Union Depot returns June 4-5.

Dalton tornado

Tornadoes, large hail, damaging wind possible in Sunday/Monday storms

The Twin Cities is among the areas that could get hit.

Redtail Ridge Elementary

Sunbather on the roof triggers shelter-in-place at Savage elementary school

The sunbather told police he was trying to "tan and relax."

Nero

The Raptor Center's ambassador, Nero the turkey vulture, dies at 47

Nero helped save the California condors before taking up his post as an education ambassador.

Ben Leber

Ben Leber named new permanent co-host of 'Twin Cities Live'

The former Minnesota Vikings linebacker was introduced Friday afternoon.

MPR

APM Reports, maker of 'In the Dark' podcast, nixed by Minnesota Public Radio

MPR said "select programming elements" of APM Reports will be incorporated into MPR News.

storm, severe

The latest on holiday weekend severe weather chances for MN

The most significant severe threats are Sunday night and again on Monday.

Arianna Vos

Charges: Driver was drunk, high in head-on crash that killed 19-year-old woman

The young woman killed in the crash was a college student studying zoology.

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