Fire deaths increased in Minnesota last year

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Health officials say careless smoking was the leading cause of fatal fires in Minnesota in 2020.

COVID, budget, top agenda as Minnesota Legislature convenes

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Legislature has convened for 2021 with the pandemic and a new budget at the top of the...

Minnesota trooper assaulted after Brooklyn Center crash

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a Minnesota state trooper who was attacked by a driver at the scene of a...

Man allegedly pulls gun over lack of masks at fitness club

MAPLEWOOD, Minn. (AP) — A Twin Cities-area man accused of pointing a gun at a fitness club manager after complaining that members...

Warrant: Officers tried to buy gun from man shot by police

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Search warrant documents say investigators were trying to buy a high-capacity pistol from Dolal Idd with help from an...

Minneapolis officials outline new police disciplinary plan

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis mayor and police chief announced changes in the city’s disciplinary processes for police officers in an effort...

Minnesota reports 36 deaths as testing dwindles over holiday

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Health on Tuesday reported 36 more people have died due to COVID-19, and 988 new...

Man killed on Minnesota road after walking away from crash

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a man crashed his car into trees along a highway near St. Cloud and was...

Minnesota woman dies after ATV falls through frozen lake

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A woman died after an ATV she was riding in fell through the ice on Kabekona Lake in northern...

Minnesota Rep. Jim Hagedorn has cancerous kidney removed

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Republican Rep. Jim Hagedorn had a kidney removed as he continues to fight advanced kidney cancer. A...

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