Almost a year after George Floyd died in south Minneapolis, the Twin Cities began a new period Monday: A time of anxiety and uncertainty until a jury decides whether the police officer who knelt on his neck is guilty of murder.
The Gophers men's basketball team might never keep all the Chets and Jalens. But if Ben Johnson doesn't find a way to keep the McKinleys and Dawsons, he'll follow his predecessors out the door, Jim Souhan writes.
Vikings players released a statement Monday afternoon saying "many of us have decided to exercise our right not to attend in-person, voluntary workouts" this offseason, citing COVID-19 and "inadequate safety procedures recommended by the NFL."
Two people were killed in the fiery crash of a Tesla and authorities say there was no one in the driver's seat, although it is not clear whether the car's driver-assist system was being used.
by Trisha Collopy4/19/2021 1:27:41 AM
To adhere to state restrictions on large gatherings last spring, Minneapolis and St. Paul schools honored 2020 graduates with virtual ceremonies. This year they're hoping seniors can have an in-person, if socially distanced graduation.
Vandals left a pig's head at the one-time California home of a use-of-force expert who testified on behalf of the officer accused of killing George Floyd, police said.
by Trisha Collopy4/18/2021 11:59:22 PM
Chicago's public high schools were set to reopen Monday for the first time since the nation's third-largest school district went fully remote amid the coronavirus pandemic over a year ago.
by Trisha Collopy4/18/2021 11:24:08 PM
Update: The man shot by police during a Burnsville carjacking Sunday has died. BCA agents are on the scene.
by Trisha Collopy4/18/2021 11:04:39 PM
A crowd in St. Paul called for justice for Daunte Wright and other victims of police-involved shootings on Sunday. In Brooklyn Center, Mayor Mike Elliott declared a citywide curfew starting at 11 p.m. and extending until 6 a.m. Monday.