Twin Cities

  • 28K people taking part in marathon events
    Nearly 28,000 people are participating in running and walking events this weekend as part of the Twin Cities Marathon.October 6, 2012
  • Accent Signage workers' 911 calls failed to connect
    Two employees tried to call 911 in the middle of the deadly shooting at Accent Signage Systems in Minneapolis last week, but the calls did not reach anyone, according to a police report released Friday.October 6, 2012
  • Police: Workplace gunman started shooting at dismissal meeting
    After being told he was losing his job at a Minneapolis sign company, Andrew Engeldinger responded by saying "oh really," taking out a gun and opening fire on his two managers. Then he fired again as the company owner tried to help his wounded employees.October 5, 2012
  • Witness at al-Shabab trial describes escape from Somalia
    If it weren't for a skin rash, two Twin Cities men who traveled to Somalia to join radical insurgents might still be there today. Instead, the young men are cooperating witnesses for the federal government in the trial of a 46-year-old former janitor from Minneapolis.October 5, 2012
  • Outpouring of grief for UPS driver killed at Accent Signage
    A memorial service was held Thursday afternoon for UPS driver Keith Basinski, one of the five victims killed by a former employee of Accent Signage Systems in Minneapolis last week.October 4, 2012
  • Friends, family attend service for shooting victim
    Friends and family on Wednesday gathered at the funeral for Jacob Beneke, the youngest of the six people who died last week in the workplace shooting in Minneapolis.October 3, 2012
  • White House expedites SW light rail project
    The Obama administration Monday announced plans to expedite the Southwest light rail project, which would run from downtown Minneapolis to Eden Prairie.October 1, 2012
  • Family, friends mourn victims of workplace shooting
    As two victims remained hospitalized at Hennepin County Medical Center on Sunday, friends and family on mourned five others killed by Andrew Engeldinger with a gun last week at a Minneapolis business.October 1, 2012
  • Minn. trial could expose al-Shabab recruiting
    Mahamud Said Omar, a former janitor at a Minneapolis mosque, is charged with facilitating a second wave of young Twin Cities men who traveled to Somalia in 2008 to join the extremist group.October 1, 2012
  • Accent Signage 'devastated' by shootings
    The company where a Minneapolis man fatally shot five people last week said Sunday they are "devastated," but will carry on in memory of their colleagues.September 30, 2012
  • Minneapolis shooting victims, suspect, identified
    Minneapolis Police Chief Tim Dolan told a Friday afternoon news conference that the gunman in Thursday's attack was 36-year-old Andrew J. Engeldinger of Minneapolis.September 28, 2012
  • Minneapolis shooting: Remembering the victims
    Reuven Rahamim was among the six people who died in Thursday's shooting rampage on the western edge of Minneapols. A UPS driver making a delivery to Rahamin's business, where the shooting took place, was also one of the victims.September 28, 2012
  • Five dead in Minneapolis shooting rampage
    Five people are confirmed dead in what Minneapolis police are calling one of the worst shooting scenes in the city's history. Reuven Rahamim, the owner of Accent Signage Systems Inc., where the shooting took place, was among the victims. UPS driver Keith Basinski also died.September 28, 2012
  • Old Mpls. school closer to wrecking ball
    A Minneapolis City Council committee has voted to allow the demolition of a 54-year-old elementary school on the city's north side.September 27, 2012
  • Mpls. City Council revamps police misconduct review system
    The Minneapolis City Council on Friday morning approved a controversial overhaul of the city's civilian police oversight system.September 21, 2012

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