Attorneys delivered opening statements Monday in the Amy Senser trial. Defense attorney Eric Nelson told jurors that she will take the stand and testify on her own behalf during the trial.
People entering the three suburban courthouses in Hennepin County will have to pass through new security checkpoints Monday.
During the trial, jurors will consider the merits of three counts of felony criminal vehicular homicide against Senser stemming from a crash on the night of Aug. 23 last year.
This year, severe weather started early and state and local officials are reminding Minnesotans how to react when violent weather strikes. They urge homeowners and renters to make sure they are up to date with their insurance policies.
The early springtime weather means the emerald ash borer beetle has emerged earlier than usual.
A Hennepin County judge has ruled that some questions about Amy Senser's alcohol use may be raised during trial.
Amy Senser pleaded not guilty to a third felony charge for criminal vehicular homicide in the death of Anousone Phanthavong last summer.
With $6 million left over from last year's budget, the Minneapolis City Council voted Friday to direct some of the money to departments that had been planning to lay off staff.
The Hennepin County Attorney's office has added a third charge of felony vehicular homicide against Amy Senser.
Police have arrested a suspect in the death of a Minneapolis man who was shot while biking near his house.
Police say a citywide uptick in violent crime is driven partly by young gang members. Mayor R.T. Rybak made it a point to mention crime in his State of the City address Wednesday.
About three-dozen members of the Occupy movement met with Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak and Police Chief Tim Dolan to discuss allegations of excessive force used on protesters.
The Minnesota Twins are still hoping to win their first game of the regular season, after losing their home opener to the Los Angeles Angels.
The Minneapolis City Council's budget committee will vote Monday on a proposal that allocates nearly $6 million that city departments didn't spend last year.
The opening day festivities kick off at noon with a rally in the IDS center's Crystal Court. Gates at the ballpark open at 1 p.m.