Yesterday, the Vikings released wide receiver Jerome Simpson with little fanfare:#Vikings release WR Jerome Simpson.-- Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) September 18, 2014 The reason? A traffic citation that occurred... over two months ago.See also:Rick Spielman reacts to Vikings having more players arre ... More >>
Our "Really bad ideas" category was created for this story.A 17-year-old somehow escaped serious injury after plunging from the Mall of America's second floor to the first just after 2:30 p.m. on Saturday afternoon. Witnesses reported that the teen was doing a handstand on a railing before falling, ... More >>
Chris Kallal might be up to his old tricks.Back in April 2010, Kallal was flying high. That month, the former Metromix reporter threw a launch party for his new business, foodie-focused PR firm Twincy. All was celebratory until two Minneapolis police officers walked in and slapped handcuffs on him. ... More >>
-- Updates at bottom --In the wake of yesterday's Boston attack, people throughout the country are understandably on high alert.SEE ALSO: Boston Attack: Hennepin County judge finished race 20 minutes before explosion That's apparent this morning at the Mall of America, where an entrance on the west ... More >>
Yesterday, we told you about Andrew Severson's drunken Saturday night SuperAmerica tirade -- a tirade that resulted in him being banned from SAs for a year.SEE ALSO: Drunken bro goes berserk on Uptown-area cabbie, tells officer he has "blue blood" in himAccording to the police report, the scene bega ... More >>
Here's an idea for a reality show -- Uptown Bros: Drunk Suburban Men Wild Out in the City. And the story of Andrew C. Severson, a 25-year-old Rosemount resident, would've made for a great first episode.SEE ALSO: Edina drunk driver refuses to put down burrito, offers bribe, blows .284, flips bird dur ... More >>
Remember that creepy old naked guy that you saw in pretty much every media outlet in town earlier this week?The Bloomington Police Department wants you to forget him.So much so that the department has asked media organizations to take down the pictures that the police themselves released in an effor ... More >>
It's been going on for a year, and Bloomington police have finally had enough.Yesterday, the Bloomington PD reached out to the media and asked for help gathering information about who's responsible for the mysterious naked dude photos that keep appearing on utility poles, stop signs, and in area par ... More >>
Today in federal court, attorneys for Anne Marie Rasmusson -- the subject of our February cover story "Is This Woman Too Hot to Have a Driver's License?" -- filed a lawsuit against the agencies, individual officers, and governing bodies involved in an audit of the Driver and Vehicle Services data ... More >>
Her photo was the honeypot local law enforcement couldn't resist
Photo: kozumelA bag lady gone bad partially shuts down MSP Airport.Everyone hates the new baggage fees on commercial airlines. But did one woman hate them enough to cause a bomb scare? At 12:30pm, three bags found unattended on carousel number 8 at Lindbergh Terminal caused a partial shutdow ... More >>
Not the scene at Best Buy in Eagan on SaturdayThere was the little robotic crawler, poking around the suspect package with its Erecter Set arms. There was the guy in the monster green suit, walking towards the target. There was KARE to record "The Hurt Locker" at Best Buy in Eagan, as shopp ... More >>
Police say this isn't the first time the pair have been caught together.
Expert says to expect more expensive errors as security tightens
While it's reassuring there was never a real threat, the incident wasn't without cost to the airlines and passengers.
A sniffer dog "hit on" an in-bound piece of checked luggage but no explosive material was found.
Today, the Hennepin County medical examiner's office said the death of Gutmann was a homicide.
Rooting returns to the Metrodome
According to a criminal complaint, Jirell Tremon Thomas entered the party room of his apartment building carrying a pan of hot cooking oil. He allegedly threw the oil at a group attending a baby shower, splashing three people.
Eight months ago, a man jumped from a Mall of America parking ramp. Medical examiners still don't know who he was.
The cougar's comeback gets stopped dead in its tracks
Our pooches, our porta-potties, our past
Those who stumble upon the Security Store usually finger the stun gun with laser-sight (Rodney King comments are a staple).