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Police search for girl after mother found dead

Jul. 03, 2022 13:44 PM EDT

NORTHFIELD, Minn. (AP) — Police in Northfield are searching for a 6-year-girl after her mother was found dead. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported 39-year-old Lisa Wade was found dead Saturday in an apparent suicide. Police believe Wade might have been involved...

Minneapolis police budget expands post-Floyd death

Jul. 03, 2022 12:24 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis Police Department’s budget has expanded despite calls to reduce funding for law enforcement in the wake of George Floyd’s death. The Star Tribune reported Saturday that the department currently has a $196 million budget, up about $3 million...

Miranda, Twins rally again in bottom of 9th, beat Orioles

Jul. 02, 2022 19:39 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jorge Polanco hit a tying homer and Jose Miranda delivered a game-ending single as the Minnesota Twins again rallied for two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning and beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-3 Saturday. A day after Byron Buxton hit a two-run homer in the...

Bodies of 3 missing kids, woman found in Minnesota lake

Jul. 02, 2022 16:46 PM EDT

VADNAIS HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — The bodies of three young children and a woman believed to be their mother have been recovered from a Minnesota lake, and authorities say the deaths are being investigated as a triple murder-suicide. Meanwhile, the body of the children's father was...

Analysis: NBA teams going all-in, and that's what it takes

Jul. 02, 2022 12:17 PM EDT

The 2023 NBA playoffs are more than nine months away, and one thing is already clear. There will be chaos. The Minnesota Timberwolves grabbed a megaphone and announced that to the world when they traded multiple players and several first-round picks — one of them in...

Buxton's 2-run homer in 9th lifts Twins over Orioles 3-2

Jul. 02, 2022 00:10 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Byron Buxton hit his second game-ending home run of the season, a two-run drive off Jorge López in the ninth inning that lifted the Minnesota Twins over the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 on Friday night. “That was the big kind of exclamation point we’ve been...

Aces beat Lynx for 3rd time this season, 91-85

Jul. 01, 2022 22:42 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Chelsea Gray scored 21 points on 10-of-12 shooting, A’ja Wilson had 15 points and 12 rebounds, and the Las Vegas Aces beat the Minnesota Lynx 91-85 on Friday night. Minnesota took its first lead of the game with 5:54 remaining in the fourth quarter but Las...

Abortion ruling prompts variety of reactions from states

Jul. 01, 2022 18:54 PM EDT

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to abortion. The ruling is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states, although the timing of those laws taking effect varies. Some Republican-led...

AP source: Rudy Gobert traded by Jazz to Timberwolves

Jul. 01, 2022 17:17 PM EDT

For Utah, one era is ending. For Minnesota, one seems to be beginning. The Jazz have agreed to trade Rudy Gobert — a three-time defensive player of the year — to the Timberwolves for a massive package of players and draft picks, according to a person with knowledge...

Minnesota abortions fell 2% in 2021, but likely to flip

Jul. 01, 2022 16:24 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Abortions in Minnesota fell about 2% in 2021, but that decline is likely to quickly reverse in the state following the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. The high court's action has made Minnesota an island for legal abortion in the Upper Midwest,...