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Gabriel Vilardi scores twice to lead Jets to 6-3 win over Wild

Feb. 21, 2024 00:24 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Gabriel Vilardi scored twice and added an assist to lift the Winnipeg Jets to a 6-3 victory over Minnesota on Tuesday, ending the Wild’s six-game point streak. Kyle Connor had a goal and pair of assists, while Mason Appleton, Sean Monahan and Nino...

Election officials in the US face daunting challenges in 2024. And Congress isn't coming to help

Feb. 21, 2024 00:04 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — With election season already underway, some state election officials are expressing frustration that Congress has yet to allocate federal money they have come to rely on to help cover the costs of securing their systems from attacks, updating equipment and training staff. ...

Executive is convicted of insider trading related to medical device firm acquisition

Feb. 20, 2024 19:57 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An executive at a medical device company has been convicted in Minnesota of insider trading for a scheme involving negotiations for the acquisition of the firm that was valued at $1.6 billion, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. Doron Tavlin was a vice...

Three slain Minnesota first responders remembered for their commitment to service

Feb. 20, 2024 17:09 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two young police officers and a firefighter-paramedic were killed in a burst of gunfire Sunday as they responded to a domestic disturbance call in the Minneapolis suburb of Burnsville. Another officer also was injured, and the man identified as the shooter fatally shot himself,...

What to know about the Minnesota shooting that killed 2 police officers and a firefighter

Feb. 20, 2024 16:52 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in Minnesota are continuing to investigate the killings of two police officers and a firefighter who responded to a domestic incident at home in suburban Minneapolis. Investigators say the three were slain by an armed man who opened fire on responders from the...

Ransomware group LockBit is disrupted by a global police operation that includes 2 arrests

Feb. 20, 2024 14:51 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Law enforcement agencies have infiltrated and disrupted the prolific ransomware syndicate LockBit that has extracted $120 million from thousands of victims around the world, with two people arrested, British, U.S. and European officials said Tuesday. Britain's...

Minnesota man who shot 2 officers and a firefighter wasn't allowed to have guns

Feb. 20, 2024 11:32 AM EST

A man who killed himself after fatally shooting two police officers and a firefighter in a wooded Minneapolis-area neighborhood wasn't legally allowed to have guns after a previous assault conviction and was entangled in a yearslong dispute over the custody and financial support of his three oldest...

A shaken Minnesota community gets some answers on the killings of 2 officers and 1 firefighter

Feb. 20, 2024 11:25 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It started out as a 911 call about a domestic incident. It ended with two police officers, a firefighter and the suspect dead, a third officer wounded, and a suburb of Minneapolis badly shaken and waiting for answers. Agents with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal...

Allete: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 20, 2024 06:53 AM EST

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Allete Inc. (ALE) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $51.5 million. The Duluth, Minnesota-based company said it had net income of 89 cents per share. The power company owner posted revenue of $402.7 million in...

Man who killed 2 Minnesota officers and a firefighter had a prior assault conviction, was barred from having guns

Feb. 19, 2024 18:46 PM EST
BURNSVILLE, Minn. (AP) — Man who killed 2 Minnesota officers and a firefighter had a prior assault conviction, was barred from having guns.