Family members have identified Farah Mohamed Beledi as the Minnesota man who African peacekeepers say tried to detonate himself in a suicide bombing last week in Mogadishu.
Nearly two weeks after the twister ripped through north Minnesota, many residents are struggling to find a place to live. The situation has left the city of Minneapolis and Hennepin County scrambling to help.
Minneapolis city official says property owners are probably still waiting for claim checks from their insurance companies before they start repairs.
Minneapolis may use same strategy it used to turn around abandoned homes during the foreclosure crisis to buy and rebuild some of the houses that were battered in the storm. Residents and housing advocates are hoping for a rebirth on some of the north side's most blighted blocks.
About 1,200 victims of Sunday's storm flocked to a makeshift assistance center in the hopes for finding places to sleep, medication, food, and hope.
The neighborhood has faced crime, gang violence and foreclosures. But its residents are picking up the pieces, with a lot of help from their neighbors.
A University of Minnesota student was taken to the hospital Thursday night after his bicycle collided with a car. The crash follows a number of bike accidents in recent months near the U of M campus.
Republicans say the effort is needed to balance the state's budget deficit. But critics say it's a politically charged move aimed at crippling urban centers -- which are largely governed by Democrats.
The Rules Committee of the Minnesota
House has narrowly approved a floor vote on the constitutional gay
Hundreds of demonstrators packed the State Capitol Monday to protest a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage.
A small delegation of Somali-born professionals from four Nordic countries are touring Minneapolis this week as part of a diplomatic exchange program sponsored by the U.S. State Department.
Construction on the Central Corridor light-rail line has turned the west end of University Avenue in St. Paul into a loud and messy hardhat zone, and yet the hundreds of shops, restaurants and other businesses along the avenue remain open. Now, business owners are trying to get that message out every way they can.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources this Friday confiscated a net and several dozen fish caught by a small group of Dakota Indian activists.
The city of Minneapolis has a measure on the books that requires residents to vote on a referendum if the city wants to spend more than $10 million on a professional sports facility. Now that a new Vikings stadium proposal is on the table, it appears the referendum requirement has no teeth.
Muslim civil-rights advocates are asking the FBI to investigate graffiti spray-painted onto the home of a Somali-American family in Rochester.