Liala Helal Feature Archive

As of this morning, the numbers showed most of the cancellations affected flights to the eastern part of the country as a storm hits the area, said spokeswoman Melissa Scovronski. (03/03/2014)
With the seemingly endless string of subzero days, the conservatory has become more crowded on weekdays than usual. (03/01/2014)
A new house in north Minneapolis, painted a stark red, is not only built to be green and energy efficient, but it generates its own energy. (02/21/2014)
"Snow plows can only move as fast as the traffic is moving," Minnesota Department of Transportation spokesman Kevin Gutknecht said Thursday morning. (02/20/2014)
Police found a man dead a north Minneapolis home with gunshot wounds early Thursday morning, according to a statement from the Minneapolis Police Department. (02/20/2014)
Three of the children died at the scene of the house fire, at 2818 Colfax Ave. N in Minneapolis, in the upper unit of the duplex, where a family of eight lived. Two other children died about an hour later at North Memorial Medical Center. (02/18/2014)
An investigation is under way, and five people are now confirmed dead, at least three of them children, after fire swept through the second floor of a duplex in north Minneapolis on Friday. (02/15/2014)
Fire crews were called to the neighborhood at about 5 a.m. on a report of smoke in the area. They found a fire in a duplex at 2818 Colfax Ave. N. where 15 people were living. Minneapolis Fire Chief John Fruetel said firefighters attempted to rescue people in the building in what he called very precarious conditions. (02/14/2014)
The Minnesota Department of Health says it will study for the third time the levels of perfluorochemicals, or PFCs, in the blood of some residents in Washington County. (02/13/2014)
A man was rescued near Duluth in subzero temperatures Tuesday morning after his car hit a guardrail and plunged down 50-75 feet, landing near Lake Superior, according to the Duluth Fire Department. (02/12/2014)
Metro Transit Northstar Commuter Rail trips from the northern suburbs to downtown Minneapolis were canceled Tuesday morning after the cold weather disabled a freight train on the tracks between Big Lake and Elk River. (02/11/2014)
Prosecutors say a Minneapolis driver had a blood-alcohol level of more than three times the legal limit when he struck and killed a bicyclist Monday. (02/07/2014)
Two people are dead after a morning police chase and shooting on Highway 212 in the western suburbs of Minneapolis, the Minnesota State Patrol said Friday. (02/07/2014)
There was no evidence found of carbon monoxide, natural gas or organic compounds or chemicals in the school, CenterPoint Energy spokeswoman Becca Virden said. (02/07/2014)
Firefighters tackled a fire for about four hours early Wednesday at a two-story duplex in Brooklyn Center that they suspect was set ablaze intentionally after a dispute in one of the units. (02/05/2014)