Matt Sepic Feature Archive

Unmanned aerial craft are considered the next key tool for law enforcement, and a bipartisan group of legislators is considering how police might still use the technology without intruding on law-abiding citizens' right to privacy. (03/12/2014)
The Dorothy Day Center has dropped its plan to build new facilities northeast of its present location in downtown St. Paul. (03/10/2014)
The Crosiers have made public the names of 11 priests and brothers who'd been accused of abuse. All are either deceased or no longer with the order. Ten of the 11 either served in Minnesota parishes, or at the Crosier seminary in Onamia, Minn. (03/10/2014)
Police Department spokesman John Elder said officers responded to a report of shots fired on the 2700 block of Longfellow Avenue on the city's south side just after 10 p.m. (03/09/2014)
Frozen indoor pipes are common every winter. But this year, it was so cold for so long that the pipes that bring water to your house from the main in the street have been freezing deep underground. It's costing some homeowners hundreds of dollars to get their water flowing again. (03/07/2014)
The three allegedly bought food stamp cards from homeless people for 50 cents on the dollar and then purchased more than $11,000 worth of non-perishable items such as soda pop and ramen noodles, which they shipped to Liberia. (03/05/2014)
According to the report, the unnamed resident at St. Benedict's Senior Community died in June after becoming dizzy and unresponsive in the dining room. (03/05/2014)
Even though this winter's harsh weather has been tough on some people's bank accounts, others have benefited. So the nasty winter isn't having much of an effect on Minnesota's overall economy. (03/04/2014)
The Buddhist spiritual leader also gave the keynote address at the Nobel Peace Prize Forum in Minneapolis on Saturday. (03/02/2014)
The district and the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers reached the agreement after what they said were "three consecutive days of productive talks." (03/02/2014)
Because of this year's spike in propane prices, Democrats say they plan to fast-track the measure during the 2014 legislative session, which begins tomorrow. (02/24/2014)
City officials put the ban in place Sunday morning. There is no parking on the even side of non-snow emergency routes. Cars parked on the even side risk tagging and towing. (02/24/2014)
A federal judge is refusing to throw out a lawsuit challenging Minnesota's treatment system for sex offenders and again suggesting he might scrap the whole program. (02/21/2014)
Residents of the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood in Minneapolis turned out in large numbers on Wednesday night for a do-over of a precinct caucus that ended in chaos two weeks ago. (02/20/2014)
In a statement, the archdiocese said it's appealing the order because it's overly broad, and disclosure of the names -- even under seal -- could harm priests who've been accused falsely. (02/18/2014)