Jon Collins Feature Archive

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)
St. Jude Medical's stock fell as much as 15 percent Wednesday, the day after the Food and Drug Administration released a report that again raised concerns about a key component the Little Canada-based medical device company produces. (11/21/2012)
The Minneapolis City Council will decide next week exactly when the city's Upper Harbor Terminal on the Mississippi River will be closed permanently. (11/21/2012)
The Minnesota Department of Health confirms that an outbreak of norovirus occurred at the Verizon Wireless Center in Mankato last week. (11/21/2012)
During last year's holiday season, an anonymous donor left 23 envelopes containing $1,000 each at Salvation Army kettles across the Twin Cities. (11/20/2012)
Julie Weisenhorn, director of the master gardener program at University of Minnesota Extension, said gardeners can help prepare their gardens and lawns to thrive next year by taking a few small steps. (11/20/2012)
As the holiday season approaches, the Minnesota State Patrol plans to step up enforcement against drunk drivers. (11/19/2012)
The snowfall that paralyzed Monday morning's commute also resulted in about 20 minor bus-related accidents in the Metro area, but no injuries. (11/12/2012)
The St. Paul City Council will meet on Wednesday afternoon to approve a $400,000 settlement to a mother and son in a police brutality case, which is tied for the largest settlement in St. Paul city history. (11/07/2012)
About three dozen volunteers wearing red Romney/Ryan campaign shirts stood around two long, plastic tables piled with canned foods in the campaign's Hudson, Wis., office on Tuesday. (10/31/2012)
Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. has agreed to pay a $242,973 penalty for excessive use of a hazardous waste at a landfill operated by Northshore Mining in Silver Bay. (10/29/2012)
Authorities say the driver of a minivan that caused a fatal accident on Interstate 494 Monday morning was driving with a revoked license. (10/29/2012)