Yet another set of dudes to add to 'America's Dumbest Criminals' list.
Meet Chico, a narcotics-sniffing German Shepherd and subject of a ubiquitous Associated Press non-story.
Despite vivid characterizations, Gomorroah stays on the surface
What's wrong with Wisconsin?
Medical marijuana continues to advance at the Minnesota Capitol, but don't get your hopes up quite yet. Gov. Tim Pawlenty still stands as a huge speed bump before this bill turns into law
Nudie-bar magnate denies U of M's come-hither fundraising
Statehouse continues its bold crusade against horny massage therapists
Reefer-toking assassin takes aim at local snitch
The tragic death of one of America's most important investigative journalists
Old-school indie subverts the inspirational classroom drama
A new bill in Congressional committee would drastically increase sentences for many kinds of drug offenses
Meet Tanya, a 28-year-old hustler from St. Paul
It was no secret that Jason Molacek heard voices telling him to murder. Cops, counselors, his parents--they all knew. So why didn't anyone stop him before he shot his mom to death?
Stephen Porter may have been humiliated and abused by cops. Or he may be the best thing that's happened to the MPD in a long time.
The Good News and the Bad News: Hennepin Countyís drug court has cleared court dockets and steered a lot of people toward treatment. Itís also allowed the county to push thousands more casual offenders into the corrections system.
Ruby Myhre was 14 when she had her first baby, and 17 when she first used heroin. Now, at 23, she wants a chance to mix sobriety and motherhood.
Playwright Djola Branner blows the roof off dramatic conventions with The House that Crack Built
Minneapolis police said they raided a natural-foods charity in search of drugs. The people they routed say the cops' real fear was their politics.
Tame the wilds of Park Avenue? There's the right way, the wrong way, and the Donna Ellringer way
V.J. Smith traded his gun for a Bible a decade ago. Now he runs the night watch on Central's troubled streets. The payoff? Amazing grace and a good night's sleep.
A University of Minnesota campus landmark faces the exterminators
U.S. Attorney David Lillehaug is playing hard to get, but DFL insiders say he's in the race for attorney general
Bossen Terrace unsuccessfully tried to evict Linda Banks (foreground) as she lay in a hospital bed. Her sister, Sandra Battle, has filed a complaint about the complex's management practices with the Minneapolis Civil Rights Department.
Some people think crack and furniture-stripping fumes made Chuck Strobel crazy. But it was the rural peace and quiet that drove him over the edge.
The Minnesota AIDS Project tries to shoot a clean-syringes provision through the Legislature.
The feds are reportedly weighing a major drug offensive in Minneapolis.
The TWA incident, Contra coke, and other affairs of the Internet
Why Washington can't give up the drug war.