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Parts of Minnesota dealing with flash flooding

Aug. 18, 2022 12:50 PM EDT

CAMBRIDGE, Minn. (AP) — Torrential rain continued to pound parts of Minnesota early Thursday following flash flooding that halted traffic in at least one community north of Minneapolis. The City of Cambridge was hit hard when slow-moving thunderstorms dropped 4 inches (10...

Abortion ruling prompts variety of reactions from states

Aug. 18, 2022 12:18 PM EDT

The U.S. Supreme Court on June 24 overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to abortion. The ruling was expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states, although the timing of those laws taking effect varies. Some Republican-led...

Police: Man who broke into Wisconsin home wanted a bath

Aug. 17, 2022 20:06 PM EDT

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (AP) — A Minnesota man who allegedly broke into an occupied Wisconsin home last week and locked himself in a bathroom never had a chance to come clean. He was getting ready to take a bath when authorities arrived. Authorities say the 29-year-old...

Editorial Roundup: Minnesota

Aug. 17, 2022 19:47 PM EDT

Minneapolis Star-Tribune. August 16, 2022. Editorial: The high cost of state’s alcohol abuse Minnesotans are running up a tab with a serious financial impact on all of us. Minnesota has a drinking problem. A recent study from the state...

49ers-Vikings practice: Cousins is back; Lance is back home

Aug. 17, 2022 18:59 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — This absence for Kirk Cousins was far more convenient for him and the Minnesota Vikings. After catching COVID-19 and staying home for five days in line with the current guidelines, Cousins returned to practice Wednesday with the Vikings for their first of two...

Mahle exits early; Twins beat Royals 4-0 for 3-game sweep

Aug. 17, 2022 17:32 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Emilio Pagán pitched two scoreless innings after Tyler Mahle departed with right shoulder fatigue, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 4-0 on Wednesday for a three-game sweep. Jose Miranda homered for Minnesota, which is fighting with Cleveland...

Twins starter Mahle leaves start with shoulder fatigue

Aug. 17, 2022 15:52 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota starter Tyler Mahle left Wednesday’s game against Kansas City in the third inning with right shoulder fatigue. Making his third start since being acquired from Cincinnati at the trade deadline, Mahle faced eight batters before manager Rocco Baldelli...

Couple fatally shot in St. Paul, 5 young children present

Aug. 17, 2022 09:23 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Police are investigating the shooting deaths of a man and woman in a St. Paul home where five children under the age of 10 were present, officials say. Police spokesman Sgt. David McCabe says one of the children called 911 Tuesday night to summon help....

Pakistani doctor pleads guilty to terror charge in Minnesota

Aug. 17, 2022 06:45 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Pakistani doctor and former Mayo Clinic research coordinator pleaded guilty Tuesday to a terrorism charge, more than two years after he was arrested for telling paid FBI informants that he pledged his allegiance to the Islamic State group and that he wanted to carry out...

Gray fans 10, Urshela 4 hits as Twins blank Royals 9-0

Aug. 16, 2022 23:48 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sonny Gray matched his season high with 10 strikeouts and Gio Urshela had four hits as the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 9-0 on Tuesday night. Gilberto Celestino homered and Luis Arraez picked up three more hits to raise his MLB-best batting average...