Sasha Aslanian Feature Archive

Opponents of legalized abortion are rallying outside the new headquarters of Planned Parenthood Minnesota in St. Paul. Several hundred people are attending the annual Good Friday protest today, which runs until 4 p.m. (04/06/2012)
A grand jury has indicted a Minneapolis teenager on first-degree murder charges in the shooting death of a 13-year-old boy last summer. (04/03/2012)
The bike-sharing program Nice Ride Minnesota kicked off its new season Tuesday and announced plans to open 30 new stations this spring. (04/03/2012)
On Monday morning, members of the public will have access to information that could help them piece together their family's history. At 8 a.m., the federal government will unseal individual records from the 1940 U.S. Census -- 72 years after they were made. (04/02/2012)
While some inmates lose touch with their children on the outside, Leon Perry has long tried hard to be a parent -- no easy task for a man who can only talk to his children on the phone, or during an occasional visit. (03/27/2012)
Hundreds of Minnesotans with severe illnesses are wondering if they'll continue to receive outpatient medical treatment and prescriptions. (03/09/2012)
State lawmakers heard an assessment Thursday of how well Minnesota is responding to natural disasters. (03/08/2012)
Mohamed Alsadig, a 38-year-old Muslim man who hosts a popular soul radio show in Mankato, has an unusual following: inmates at the Federal Correctional Facility in Waseca, Minn. (03/07/2012)
Advocates for women rallied at the state capital to call on legislators to support policies that reduce domestic violence in Minnesota communities. (03/06/2012)
Some international travelers at the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport have a new option for faster clearance through customs. (03/05/2012)
Low-cost Spirit Airlines announce Wednesday that it will start non-stop service from the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport to Chicago's O'Hare airport and Las Vegas' McCarran International Airport. (02/29/2012)
A lawsuit brought by three same-sex couples seeking marriage licenses in Hennepin County may be headed to the Minnesota Supreme Court on a technical matter. (02/23/2012)
The watchdog group Common Cause filed two complaints with the Minnesota Campaign Finance Board Wednesday against groups lobbying on behalf of the same-sex marriage ban amendment. (02/22/2012)
The Legislative Auditor says there are gaps in Minnesota's child protection system -- variations in how counties and some Indian tribes first respond to cases of alleged mistreatment of children. (02/22/2012)
A 7-year-old child in Montrose, Minn. was killed by an out-of-control motorist while waiting on the sidewalk for his school bus shortly after 8:00 a.m. Friday. (02/10/2012)