A new arcade game is popping up in Twin Cities bars, but the prize isn't a teddy bear or fuzzy dice. It's a live lobster.
A Metro Transit bus and a passenger vehicle collided Wednesday morning in downtown St. Paul, causing the bus to hit the Alliance Bank Center building, transit police said.
Republican Sen. Sheila Harsdorf has served in the Wisconsin Legislature for more than 20 years, and has a reputation as a moderate, but her vote in favor of Gov. Scott Walker's budget bill has divided constituents in a typically red district.
A citizen task force in charge of guiding the redevelopment of the Ford plant in St. Paul will meet Monday night to discuss how sustainable the site should be.
Metropolitan Council officials signed an agreement Tuesday that commits federal dollars to the Central Corridor light rail project.
The Federal Transit Administration says it will keep closer tabs on the Metropolitan Council in light of community concerns over a light-rail line connecting St. Paul and Minneapolis.
In addition to earlier terrorism-related charges, he's now accused in a conspiracy to arm Somali fighters.
The St. Paul mayor is concerned with financing for a new Vikings stadium, but is throwing his full support behind a new ballpark for the St. Paul Saints.
Long the work of police officers and social workers, family violence increasingly is being studied by doctors. Some say abuse in the home, especially of children, is as much a medical problem as a social one. About 100 people from around the country are at a conference in Bloomington today, to discuss new studies that suggest early exposure to family violence can lead to illnesses that may last a lifetime.
A Minneapolis-based relief group is working with Somali-Americans in Minnesota to launch a new aid program in their East African homeland.
A group of Dakota Indian activists plans to cast a gill net in a Twin Cities lake on May 13, a day before the fishing opener.
The Minneapolis Police Department is graduating its first all-Somali class from a youth citizens academy Monday afternoon. It's an interesting twist, given that a lot of young people in the Cedar-Riverside area have complained about police harassment.
Mixed-martial arts, a mix of boxing, kicking, wrestling and martial arts, is more popular than boxing in Minnesota. But the sport that some call "human cockfighting" also has its share of critics.
A court-monitoring group found disparities between how Minneapolis and suburban courts in Hennepin County are handling domestic-violence cases.
A report that will be released Wednesday says repeat offenders of misdemeanor-level domestic violence are less likely to be detected in suburban courts of Hennepin County than in the downtown Minneapolis court.