Minnesota’s police union says Daunte Wright is responsible for his own death

U.S. 04/15/21, 20:59

The president of Minnesota's largest police union blasted the city's authorities for the way they handled Daunte Wright's death, blaming the 20-year-old victim for his tragic end. Brian Peters, the Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association executive director told WCCO news talk radio on Wednesday that, "This is going to be ...

‘Devastated’: 3 crew killed in Black Hawk crash in Minnesota

U.S. 12/05/19, 18:17

Three soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard were killed Thursday when the Black Hawk helicopter they were riding in for a routine maintenance test flight crashed in a farm field in central Minnesota, Gov. Tim Walz confirmed. The identities of the soldiers were not immediately released, pending notification of family. The crash ...

Wintry weather bedevils holiday weekend travelers around US

U.S. 11/30/19, 13:56

Wintry weather bedeviled Thanksgiving weekend travelers across the United States Saturday as a powerful and dangerous storm moved eastward, dumping heavy snow from parts of California to the northern Midwest and inundating other areas with rain. Authorities found the bodies of two young children, including a 5-year-old boy, and a third ...

Winter storm threatens to scramble Thanksgiving travel plans

U.S. 11/27/19, 11:59

A day after bringing havoc to the Rocky Mountains, a powerful winter storm rolled across the Midwest on Wednesday, threatening to scramble Thanksgiving plans for millions of people during one of the busiest travel weeks of the year. The storm, which was blamed for one death and hundreds of canceled flights, ...

Snow causes travel mayhem across US just before Thanksgiving

U.S. 11/26/19, 10:50

A storm dumping heavy snow buried highways in Colorado and Wyoming Tuesday, prompted school closures in Nebraska and forced more than 1,000 travelers to sleep overnight in Denver’s airport after hundreds of flights were canceled as the busy Thanksgiving week travel period went into high gear. That storm was heading toward ...

Minnesota Rep. Omar files for divorce from husband

Politics 10/07/19, 15:33

U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar has filed for divorce from her husband, citing an "irretrievable breakdown" of her marriage. The freshman Democrat filed for divorce from Ahmed Hirsi on Friday in Minnesota's Hennepin County District Court. Omar and Hirsi have been legally married since 2018 but have been together for years. The petition, ...

President Trump plans campaign rally in Minnesota on Oct. 10

Politics 09/28/19, 13:36

President Donald Trump plans to visit Minnesota in October for the next campaign rally. The Trump campaign announced Friday, Sept. 27, that the president will host a “Keep America Great” rally on Oct. 10 at 7:00 pm CDT at Target Center in Minneapolis. The rally will be a chance for President Trump ...

Rep. Omar filed joint tax returns before she married husband

Politics 06/11/19, 13:03

Minnesota campaign finance officials said last week that U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar misused campaign funds in violation of state rules. They also revealed that she had filed joint tax returns with her husband years before they were legally married and at a time when she was married to another man. The ...

Board: Omar violated Minnesota campaign finance rules

Politics 06/06/19, 19:09

U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar violated state rules when she used campaign funds to pay for personal out-of-state travel and help on her tax returns and must reimburse her former campaign committee nearly $3,500, Minnesota campaign finance officials ruled Thursday. The Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board said the first-term Democratic ...

Charges: Minnesota man sprays Somali children, yells slurs

U.S. 06/05/19, 17:31

A Minnesota man is accused of a bias crime for allegedly spraying a Somali American teenager and her siblings with a garden hose while he yelled racial slurs.Eighteen-year-old Zachariah Manahan of Faribault, Minnesota, was charged Monday with felony stalking committed because of bias as well as misdemeanor charges of damaging ...

Parents decry actions of man who threw boy from mall balcony

U.S. 06/03/19, 12:49

The parents of a 5-year-old Minnesota boy who survived being thrown from a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America decried the assailant's actions as "evil" while saying they forgive him at a hearing Monday where a judge handed down a 19-year prison sentence.Emmanuel Aranda showed little emotion during his ...

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