David Allan Coe famously said that the perfect country and western song
requires the following five components: Mama, trains, trucks, prison,
and gettin' drunk. With all due respect to Mr. Coe, one subject seems
absent: farmin'. Farming has been a part of country music since -- well, we guess the ... More >>
Keith Ellison and Peter KingNew York congressman Peter King has made it plain that he doesn't think American Muslims are showing enough deference to his fears about extremists, so he's going to use his new perch as chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee to put them on the spot.
Ke ... More >>
Image from Madieu Williams FoundationThe Vikings safety is a bit of good news in a pretty bad season‚ÄčIt hasn't exactly been a stellar season for the Vikings. First there was Brett Favre Penisgate. Then Randy Moss's bizarre self-interview. Then Coach Brad Childress got kicked to the can. And over t ... More >>
Former Minneapolis Park Police Capt. William Jacobs is in deep, deep trouble.
While investigating evidence related to charges that he sexually assaulted an 11-year-old boy at camp, prosecutors now say they've discovered more than 140,000 kiddie porn photos on his computer.
William Allan Jacobs, the 66-year-old former captain of the Minneapolis Park Police charged in January with sexually abusing a 15-year-old boy, learned today that he will stand trial on Oct. 25.
Jacobs was arrested in January after the teenager gave police a detailed written account of his a ... More >>
The University of Minnesota calls its new underground library a triumph of design and function. Never mind the mold that feasts on pollution, a multimillion-dollar legal dispute, and those pesky health complaints.