Aaron Allen, 25, and Heather Horst, 24, both face charges of second-degree murder and conspiracy to commit a felony in connection with the death of Horst's husband, 25-year-old National Guardsman Brandon Horst.SEE ALSO: Nancy Sullivan, Shoreview victim, is 8th MSP woman allegedly killed by husband/B ... More >>
Officially, the Minneapolis Police Department remains tight-lipped about what exactly happened during the May 10 altercation in the basement of a home on the 2700 block of Bryant Avenue South that left two officers injured and burglary suspect Terrence Franklin dead.THE BACKSTORY: Terrence Franklin ... More >>
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Tim Poe has been through hell this week ever since the Minnesota National Guard issued a statement Tuesday that the singer was not injured in a grenade blast in Afghanistan as Poe had claimed the day before on America's Got Talent.Poe's Facebook fan page was hit with negative comments. His ex-wife, ... More >>
It looks like America's Got Talent favorite Tim Poe is a bit of a con artist. According to a statement issued by the Minnesota National Guard yesterday, Poe was not injured by a grenade while serving in Afghanistan in 2009 as the singer claimed on the popular TV show Monday night. Poe indeed served ... More >>
Sue Peacock/FlickrLet the recall efforts begin.Republicans in the Wisconsin Assembly finally dropped all pretenses about Gov. Scott Walker's union-busting bill having anything to do with balancing the state's budget. Wednesday night, with 14 Democrats still on the lam trying to block a vote, the ... More >>
Mark RiechersIt's not dead yet.Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has been invited to the Illinois state line for a face-to-face meeting with some of the 14 Democratic state senators who won't give Republicans the quorum needed to pass their union-busting bill. A showdown now that Walker's tanking in t ... More >>
Walker defends his budget.Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker stood before Wisconsin lawmakers yesterday, defended his union busting tactics against public workers, and then announced he wanted to gouge $1.5 billion out of the state's public school and local government aid spending. If he keeps this ... More >>
Sen. Scott Fitzgerald says some of the 14 Democrats want to come home.As long as 14 Wisconsin Senate Democrats stay on the lam, GOP Gov. Scott Walker can't push his controversial union busting bill through the Legislature. So he threatened again today to start laying off 1,500 public sector ... More >>
Michele Bachmann wants the president out of Wisconsin.Rep. Michele Bachmann told Megyn Kelly on Fox News this afternoon that it was admirable of former president Ronald Reagan to insert himself into the air traffic controllers strike of 1981 - and fire all the strikers. But she said it was d ... More >>
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According to a press relase that came from the state's department of Public Safety earlier today, FEMA has confirmed that evacuees will be arriving in Minnesota.
This is one of the most remarkable and detailed New Orleans survivor stories I've read so far. Composed on Saturday by a cousin of the woman whose experience it describes, it was forwarded to me yesterday; I'm trying to contact the writer. Meanwhile I'll omit her name for privacy's sake, but stories ... More >>
The DFL picked neophyte Teresa Daly to unseat Bush lapdog John Kline in the conservative Second District. Does she even have a chance?
Man becomes a diapered monkey. College art rock becomes an MTV sensation. And Chuck Statler becomes the rock video director who started it all.
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The military turned Ron Falcon into an officer, a gentleman, and a doctor. When the brass discovered he was gay, they kicked him out and sent him the bill.
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Brian Herron has battled racism, hatred, and self-doubt. But none of that prepared him for the Minneapolis city council.
Candice Roark was a healthy 20-year-old when she was sent to the Persian Gulf in 1991. Now she has a pacemaker, fainting spells, and a lot of unanswered questions about what made her and thousands of other soldiers sick.