Jon Collins Feature Archive

The son of a Minneapolis business owner who was gunned down in September has been invited to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address. (01/31/2013)
A seminar to help businesses learn how best to hire and retain veterans will take place in Duluth on Friday. (01/10/2013)
Bryant Deshawn Elliott, 20, of Minneapolis has pleaded guilty to a fatal shooting in north Minneapolis last June. (01/09/2013)
Grants to build eight new biking and hiking trails across the state have been awarded by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. (01/07/2013)
Repairs are nearly complete on the downtown Minneapolis water main that ruptured on Thursday. (01/07/2013)
Metro Transit workers voted Monday to approve a new three-year contract. (01/07/2013)
Izzy's Ice Cream pulls three ice cream flavors over concerns that cinnamon from an outside supplier was contaminated. (12/31/2012)
Hennepin County authorities have charged a 34-year-old man for a fatal stabbing in south Minneapolis over the weekend. (12/31/2012)
Minnesotans for Safe Driving are highlighting the success of Hennepin County's DWI court in rehabilitating people charged with drunken driving. (12/23/2012)
Survivors of the 2005 shooting at Red Lake Senior High School traveled to Connecticut this week to offer support to residents of Newtown. Twenty-six people died in a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School a week ago Friday. (12/21/2012)
Amid a contentious labor dispute, locked-out musicians of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra are bringing their former music director back for a performance of Handel's Messiah on Thursday and Friday. (12/21/2012)
Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek was among a group of law enforcement officials that met with Vice President Joe Biden to talk about gun violence on Thursday. (12/21/2012)
Although guns are typically banned in Minnesota's public schools, there are a few exceptions. (12/20/2012)
A Minneapolis man was charged Wednesday in a car accident that killed one and injured two others on Interstate 94 last year. (12/19/2012)
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg today met with survivors of recent mass shootings across the country, including the son of a man killed at Accent Signage Systems in Minneapolis in late September. (12/17/2012)