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Minnesota probe says man fatally shot by police had knife

Sep. 18, 2019 12:14 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says a man fatally shot by St. Paul police last weekend had confronted an officer with a knife before he was killed. The BCA, which is investigating the shooting, says Officer Steve Mattson was on patrol in the Midway neighborhood shortly...

Twins top White Sox 9-8 on bases-loaded hit by pitch in 12th

Sep. 18, 2019 2:12 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins feted their fourth walk-off win in this remarkable season with a bath of water and bubble gum for Ronald Torreyes, whose bases-loaded hit by pitch in the three-run 12th inning brought them one step closer to their first American League Central title in nine years....

Twins set MLB record as 5th player reaches 30-home run mark

Sep. 17, 2019 8:59 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have set another major league home run record, becoming the first team in history to have five players go deep 30 or more times in one season. Miguel Sanó gave the Twins the all-time mark with his 30th homer, a three-run shot to the third deck in left field off...

Elizabeth Warren's big crowds? She has a plan for them, too

Sep. 17, 2019 6:17 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Thousands of people packed under the marble arch of Manhattan's Washington Square Park to hear Elizabeth Warren on Monday. They didn't show up by accident. The crowd was the product of a carefully planned, data-driven strategy to identify supporters, attract them to a rally and...

White Sox shut down Giolito with lat strain

Sep. 17, 2019 12:57 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Lucas Giolito's breakout season is over. The All-Star right-hander will miss the rest of the year with a mild lat strain. He was slated to pitch for the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday at Minnesota, but the team announced the injury after its 5-3 loss to the Twins in the series opener. "If...

Twins beat White Sox 5-3, open 5-game AL Central lead

Sep. 17, 2019 12:41 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As the Minnesota Twins move closer to a postseason berth, José Berríos' confidence grows. Berríos pitched into the eighth inning to win his second straight start, Mitch Garver hit a go-ahead double and the Twins rallied to beat the Chicago White Sox 5-3 Monday night....

Minnesota officer fatally shoots man during fight

Sep. 16, 2019 8:09 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A police officer in Minnesota fatally shot a man after the man rear-ended the officer's marked SUV, then got out of his car and started fighting with the officer, authorities said. Authorities have not said whether the man had a weapon when the St. Paul police officer shot him during the...

The Latest: Authorities identify man fatally shot by officer

Sep. 16, 2019 7:59 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on an officer fatally shooting a man during a fight in St. Paul, Minnesota (all times local): 7 p.m. Authorities in Minnesota have released the name of a man who was fatally shot by a police officer during a fight. The Ramsey County medical examiner's office identified the...

Cousins, Vikes lament mistakes, opportunities lost vs. Pack

Sep. 16, 2019 6:49 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Near the end of an already flawed performance, Kirk Cousins and the Minnesota Vikings were in prime position to pull ahead of the Green Bay Packers and make all the cringe-worthy plays that came before moot. Then Cousins made the mistake of all mistakes, a rookie-like decision to throw...

Suspect charged in fire that destroyed Minnesota synagogue

Sep. 16, 2019 3:34 PM EDT

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Prosecutors on Monday charged a homeless man with causing a fire that destroyed a historic synagogue in northeastern Minnesota. Matthew James Amiot, 36, is charged with two counts of setting a negligent fire. A judge set his bail at $20,000 and Amiot remained in jail. Amiot was...