The actor who starred as Batman in "The Dark Knight Rises" visited Carey Rottman and other patients wounded during a screening of his movie. A hospital executive says the patients enjoyed the visit and he hopes it was therapeutic. Meanwhile, Rottman faces more surgery in a recovery that could take a year.
Twin Cities placed in tornado watch ahead of intense line of storms
Photo above is a view from Marshall as the line of storms moved through Thursday evening.
Tornado watch in MN as intense line of storms blasts through
The tornado watch is in effect until midnight.
Rare 'particularly dangerous situation' weather watch issued in SW MN
The warning covers an area of Minnesota, South Dakota, Iowa, and Nebraska.
Dad and 2 children killed in western Wisconsin house fire
A devastating house fire happened early Thursday morning.
2 suspects involved in Brooklyn Park armed carjacking
The incident happened Wednesday night near a shopping center and Cub.
Man sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for child pornography
Alexander John Odegaard was sentenced in U.S. District Court Tuesday.
Victim in I-90 crash was storm-chasing meteorologist from Mexico
Martha Llanos Rodriguez died in the wreck on I-90.
Tickets still available for Minnesota State Fair preview event
The five-day Minnesota State Fair taster event, featuring over 30 food and drink vendors, is making its return at the end of the month.
Woman critical after boyfriend stabs her in neck at light rail station
The boyfriend of the victim is said to have stabbed her, according to St. Paul Police.
Female wolf illegally killed in Voyageurs National Park
Researchers for the project said this is the fourth collared wolf that has been illegally killed in the past two years by poachers.
Gallery: Beautiful English-style home showcases grandeur of an earlier era
Located across Washburn Park and the Minneapolis Institute of Art
Winona State grad wounded in Colo. theater shooting
A 2008 graduate of Winona State University, recently married to his college sweetheart from Stillwater, posted on his Facebook page that he was shot in the leg at "The Dark Knight Rises" screening in Aurora, Colo., just after midnight Friday.
Minn. theaters keep up security checks in response to Colo. shooting tragedy
A day after the mass shooting at a midnight screening of "The Dark Knight Rises" in Aurora, Colo., Minnesota theater managers are still taking precautions to keep their patrons safe. Several theater officials noted their procedures, including monitoring audiences for suspicious behavior, checking entrances and exits, and keeping an eye on security cameras.
Last of 4 Wis. spa shooting victims released from hospital
The last of the four women injured in a deadly shooting in a Brookfield, Wis., spa has been released from the hospital. The women, who were not identified, were injured Oct. 20 when Radcliffe Franklin Haughton opened fire at the Azana Spa and Salon. The gunman's estranged wife and two of her co-workers died in the attack, and the gunman later died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Ellison calls for gun controls in wake of Colorado theater shooting
Congressman Keith Ellison says the deaths of 12 people in a Colorado movie theater underscore the need for more controls on access to guns in America. Ellison wants restrictions on assault weapons and limits on purchases of ammunition, body armor, and gun clips. One legislative opponent of gun controls says more armed citizens in the theater could have helped save lives.
Psychiatrists flee state hospital in St. Peter
The hospital that treats Minnesota's most dangerous mental patients is nearly devoid of experienced psychiatric staff. Half a dozen psychiatrists have quit recently -- apparently in response to the combative style of the hospital's new administrator. The state will investigate allegations of a hostile work environment.
State making changes in handling of mentally ill patients at St. Peter hospital
A state official tells lawmakers that metal handcuffs and seclusion are being phased out at the state hospital. The hospital was fined last year for maltreatment of patients.
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