Rupa Shenoy Feature Archive

Gov. Mark Dayton has signed into law a bill that allows government-subsidized in-home child care providers and personal care assistants to unionize. One of the main groups that opposed the legislation says it will likely file suit Wednesday. (05/26/2013)
Two men have been sentenced for an aggravated robbery that was recorded in a voicemail message. (05/26/2013)
The Anoka-Hennepin School District is reacting to videos posted on YouTube that appear to show a teacher pushing a black student into desks and placing him in a headlock. (05/24/2013)
Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed $1.5 million in funding for Teach for America programs in Minnesota. (05/24/2013)
A civil engineering firm has been hired to examine the site of the bluff collapse that killed two children in Lilydale Regional Park earlier this week. (05/24/2013)
Families and community continue to mourn the deaths of two boys killed in a St. Paul park mudslide earlier this week. Gov. Mark Dayton is expected to attend a memorial at Peter Hobart Elementary School on Friday for the victims, Mohamed Fofana and Haysem Sani. (05/24/2013)
The family of the St. Louis Park fourth grader missing after a hillside collapse gathered Thursday morning at Lilydale Regional Park as recovery efforts resumed. (05/23/2013)
Legislators at the Minnesota Capitol have worked marathon hours this weekend as they raced to finish work on the new two-year state budget before the mandated end of the session on Monday at midnight. We talked to one lawmaker about how he and his colleagues handle the long hours. (05/19/2013)
A new public charter school will restore and reuse nine historic buildings at Fort Snelling State Park. The Upper Mississippi Academy will open later this year and eventually enroll about 1,380 students. (05/19/2013)
A week after a police-involved shooting and squad car accident left two men dead, Minneapolis police identify the officer involved in the collision with motorcyclist. And police will interview the two officers involved in the shooting next week, Minneapolis police said. (05/17/2013)
Friends of a motorcyclist killed in a collision with a Minneapolis police vehicle last week held a fundraiser Thursday evening to send his body back to Mexico. (05/16/2013)
The Green Valley Fire has burned about 7,100 acres, and threatened 50 homes in the area south of Park Rapids. In addition to the homes that burned, the fire has destroyed two commercial buildings and more than 40 other structures. The fire is now 65 percent contained. (05/16/2013)
The former head of accounting accused of stealing more than $670,000 from the Archdiocese of St Paul and Minneapolis has pleaded guilty to theft and filing a false tax return. (05/15/2013)
Same-sex couples who've been together for years will soon have the option of getting married if the Minnesota Senate, as expected, passes legislation today legalizing same-sex marriage and recognizing out-of-state marriages. (05/13/2013)
Minneapolis police say a suspect tried to grab an officer's gun during a series of events Friday that left the suspect and a motorcyclist dead and a woman injured. (05/12/2013)