The officer's comments during a traffic stop last March were recorded and aired online.
Critics say the laws are used disproportionately to cite and arrest minorities. However, the new head of the city's police union says they're legitimate law enforcement tools.
Medical marijuana will be legal in the state starting July 1. One of the manufacturers has a plant up and running with "casino grade" security. Here's what it's like inside.
The Twin Cities had one restaurant listed in contention for the Best New Restaurant award and three chefs shortlisted for best in the Midwest.
Mourners gathered in north Minneapolis today for the funeral of the 10-year-old Crystal boy found dead last month.
Minnesota Medical Solutions, the state's biggest initial provider of medical marijuana, has its growing operation up to capacity. Another company, Leafline Labs, also will be ready this summer.
Shyann Ericksen had just read a text when she crashed into a car in Eagan, badly injuring a child. She's warning others now of the terrible costs of distracted driving.
Lynne Thomas, a Minnesota Senate staffer, was identified as the woman hit and killed in the morning train accident. The Senate held a moment of silence in her honor.
A farsighted optometrist launched radio and even television stations from the north Minneapolis address.
Officials blame ground conditions and soil contamination for much of the $341 million additional cost. Gov. Dayton says he's "shocked and appalled" by the news.
Wild birds routinely are at the Minnesota Zoo. Turkeys wander the grounds and eat at the zoo's feeders. Geese land in the animal enclosures -- and a tiger killed one a couple days ago.
Each electric bus would eliminate more than 100 tons of greenhouse gas emissions produced in a year by a diesel bus, according to the manufacturer.
The state's debate over minimum wages is about to shift to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, with implications for the rest of the Twin Cities.
Joseph Laframboise was found safe on St. Paul's West Side, police said. No other information was immediately available.
Even if airport commissioners approve an increase, it may take months for workers to see changes in pay.