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  • Woman arrested after death of Red Lake councilman
    FBI spokesman Kyle Loven tells The Associated Press on Wednesday that the FBI was notified of Donald "Dudie" May's death Saturday night. The bureau is investigating with tribal authorities.March 12, 2014
  • Two charged in Eden Prairie gym beating
    Prosecutors have filed felony charges against two men suspected of robbing and beating a man in a Lifetime Fitness locker room Sunday.March 11, 2014
  • IQ2 debate: Does the President have the constitutional power to target and kill US citizens abroad?
    The newest debate from the Intelligence Squared series, recorded at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. Motion: The president has the constitutional power to target and kill U.S. citizens abroad. With the drone strike on accused terrorist and New Mexico-born Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen, President Obama has tested the limits of the executive branch's powers. Does the president have constitutional authority under the due process clause to kill U.S. citizens abroad, or is it a violation of this clause to unilaterally decide to target and kill Americans?Minnesota Public Radio News Presents, March 11, 2014
  • Police: Dispute ends fatally in St. Paul
    St. Paul police say a dispute at a party in the Dayton's Bluff neighborhood ended with the death of one man and the arrest of another.March 11, 2014
  • Minnesota lawmakers discuss privacy, law enforcement
    A number of measures which would curb the ability of law enforcement to access private information via cell phone records or drone technology were discussed Tuesday at the Minnesota House Public Safety and Finance Committee.The Daily Circuit, March 11, 2014
  • How cities can keep rental housing safe
    More details are emerging about landlord Paul Bertelson, the owner of a house where five children died in a fire last month.The Daily Circuit, March 11, 2014
  • Senators advance military sexual assault bill
    With the women of the Senate leading the fight, lawmakers voted 97-0 Monday for legislation that would force a half-dozen major changes on a military struggling with a pervasive problem that Pentagon leaders concede could cost the services the trust and respect of the public and make it harder to attract men and women to serve in the all-volunteer force.March 11, 2014
  • Adam Lanza's father wishes his son hadn't been born
    In his first extensive comments about the young man who killed 20 children and 6 educators, Peter Lanza tells The New Yorker that "you can't get any more evil" than his son Adam.March 10, 2014
  • 10 with Minn. ties on new list of accused priests
    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.March 10, 2014
  • Police have warrant in attempted Banksy theft
    New Orleans police say they're looking for a Los Angeles man accused of trying to steal a big chunk of cinderblock wall bearing a painting by the world-renowned graffiti artist Banksy.March 9, 2014
  • Mpls. police looking for fatal shooting suspects
    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.March 9, 2014
  • US general's accuser was ambitious soldier too
    By pleading guilty to those lesser charges, Sinclair's attorneys hope to boil the case down to a classic "he said, she said," and zero in on whether his accuser is to be trusted and believed.March 9, 2014
  • Minneapolis police find man dead
    Minneapolis police are investigating after finding a man dead with apparent gunshot wounds.March 9, 2014
  • U of M professor arrested on child exploitation charges
    Woody Dale Branton, 62, was arrested at his home in Minneapolis and later appeared in federal district court in St. Paul.March 7, 2014
  • Bill that allows clemency for juvenile prisoners advances
    Proponents of the bill say there is strong scientific research showing that the brains of people under 18 are still developing and that that has an effect on a young person's ability to make rational decisions.March 7, 2014

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