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Historic St. Paul building transforms itself during pandemic

Jun. 12, 2021 01:07 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Built over a century ago as headquarters for James J. Hill’s two railroad enterprises and First National Bank, a mammoth Lowertown building is getting new life as an office for government agencies and their clients. The 14-story, block-length...

Wild hire longtime NHL GM Ray Shero as senior advisor

Jun. 09, 2021 22:32 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild hired longtime NHL general manager Ray Shero on Wednesday as a senior advisor to general manager Bill Guerin, who played for and worked under Shero with the Pittsburgh Penguins. Shero was fired last year by New Jersey, midway...

St. Paul schools end classes days early to avoid heat

Jun. 09, 2021 08:50 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The St. Paul school district has ended classes three days early due to excessive heat enveloping the Twin Cities. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported that classes were scheduled to end Friday but the district decided to...

Deputies who killed man had body cams, couldn't use them

Jun. 08, 2021 17:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The two sheriff’s deputies who shot and killed a Black man while assigned to a U.S. Marshals Service fugitive task force had been told they could not use their body-worn cameras, despite a change in Justice Department policy to allow cameras months before the shooting. ...

Slain boy's stepfather opened fire at graduation party

Jun. 08, 2021 09:26 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The stepfather of a 14-year-old boy gunned down at a graduation party opened fire on partygoers he thought were “messing” with his stepson and brother, according to prosecutors. Keith Dawson, 35, of St. Paul, was charged Monday with drive-by...

Family gathers to remember 14-year-old shot at party

Jun. 07, 2021 09:09 AM EDT

WOODBURY, Minn. (AP) — Scores of people attended a vigil for a 14-year-old boy shot to death as he was leaving a graduation party in suburban St. Paul this past weekend. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported Monday that Demaris Nathan...

Man under supervision for 1993 rape charged with new assault

Jun. 04, 2021 11:39 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Prosecutors in Ramsey County have charged man under supervision for sexually assaulting a teenager in 1993 with sexually assaulting another woman in January. Jesse Curry, 57, was charged Thursday with third-degree criminal sexual conduct, the St....

Former archdiocese official failed to protect children

Jun. 04, 2021 07:46 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A former top official in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis mishandled clergy sex abuse cases and failed to protect children from abusive priests, an archdiocese investigation has concluded. The archdiocese announced results of its...

AG: Woman misused funds raised in Philando Castile's name

Jun. 03, 2021 22:33 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A St. Paul professor who led a viral crowdfunding campaign to pay off student lunch debts in Philando Castile’s name spent less than half of the $200,000 she raised on the intended purpose, Minnesota’s attorney general said Thursday. ...

Albuquerque Sunport restoring some flights nixed by pandemic

Jun. 03, 2021 17:12 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — With more people getting COVID-19 vaccines, the Albuquerque International Sunport is restoring some flights to its operation. City officials announced Thursday that several flight routes will be added back at the Albuquerque airport and other...