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GOP attacks Minnesota governor in $250M food fraud case

Sep. 26, 2022 19:14 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Republicans attacked Democratic Gov. Tim Walz on Monday after a judge took the rare step of disputing the administration's claim that the judge prevented it from cutting off payments to Feeding Our Future, which is the target of a $250 million federal fraud case. ...

MLB suspends 3 minor league pitchers for drug violations

Sep. 23, 2022 18:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball has suspended three minor league pitchers after they tested positive for a performance-enhancing substance. The penalties were announced on Friday. Melvi Acosta, a 27-year-old right-hander with Minnesota's Triple-A affiliate in...

Minnesota governor pushes back against food fraud criticism

Sep. 22, 2022 16:37 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Tim Walz pushed back Thursday against critics who say his administration should have done more to thwart what federal prosecutors have called a scheme to take advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to defraud the U.S. government of at least $250 million. ...

St. Paul man sentenced to 43 years in large sextortion case

Sep. 14, 2022 17:34 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A St. Paul man was sentenced Wednesday to 43 years in prison for running an online pornography scheme that victimized more than 1,000 girls across the United States. Yue Vang, 31, created fake female profiles online to entice girls to create sexually explicit...

Vela scores tying goal, LAFC draws Minnesota United 1-1

Sep. 13, 2022 23:16 PM EDT

SAINT PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Carlos Vela scored the tying goal for Los Angeles FC in a 1-1 draw with Minnesota United on Tuesday night. Vela scored the equalizer for LAFC (19-8-4) in the 64th minute. Brent Kallman scored in the 45th minute for United (13-12-6). ...

Shipman leads St. Thomas (MN) past Michigan Tech 32-6

Sep. 10, 2022 17:34 PM EDT

SAINT PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Shawn Shipman rushed for 151 yards and two touchdowns to power St. Thomas (MN) to a 32-6 victory over Division II-member Michigan Tech on Saturday. Shipman scored on a 1-yard run on the first possession for St. Thomas (1-1) and capped off the first half...

Man charged with murder in Minnesota shooting that killed 3

Sep. 09, 2022 18:04 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minneapolis man has been charged with three counts of murder and three counts of attempted murder in a weekend shooting that left three people dead and two wounded, according to a criminal complaint made public Friday. Authorities say 41-year-old Antonio...

Man burned at St. Paul brewery to receive $56 million

Sep. 09, 2022 11:26 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A St. Paul man who was severely scalded by hot water while working at a local brewery is due to receive $56 million in damages and interest after filing a lawsuit six years ago. A Ramsey County jury awarded DeWarren Harris more than $35 million this week...

Police: Man arrested in Minnesota shooting that left 3 dead

Sep. 08, 2022 13:03 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A man has been arrested in a weekend shooting in Minnesota's capital city that left three people dead and two others wounded, officials say. Police and the FBI arrested the 41-year-old Minneapolis man in Chicago on Wednesday in the shooting in St. Paul,...

3 burned workers recovering from ND oil rig explosion, fire

Sep. 07, 2022 10:35 AM EDT

STANLEY, N.D. (AP) — Federal, state and local investigators in northwest North Dakota are looking into the cause of an oil rig explosion and fire that sent three workers to the hospital. The crew members were taken to a burn center in St. Paul, Minnesota. The well site in...