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Hartman powers Wild past Blackhawks 5-1

Jan. 22, 2022 00:04 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Ryan Hartman scored twice, Marcus Foligno had a goal and an assist, and the Minnesota Wild beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-1 on Friday night. Calen Addison and Brandon Duhaime also had goals for Minnesota, who won for the fourth time in the last five games. ...

The 18 jurors picked for federal trial over Floyd's killing

Jan. 20, 2022 21:25 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Eighteen people were picked to hear the federal case against three former Minneapolis officers who are charged with violating George Floyd's civil rights during the May 2020 arrest that led to the Black man's death. Twelve jurors will deliberate and six are alternates. Most...

Chilly Ohio qualifier nears 'high risk' for USSF guidelines

Jan. 20, 2022 02:49 AM EST

A kickoff temperature of about 25 degrees is forecast for the United States’ World Cup qualifier against El Salvador at Columbus, Ohio, on Jan. 27, with a wind chill index approaching what the U.S. Soccer Federation’s health guidelines call “high risk for cold-related illness.” ...

Airport snow plow drivers reached tentative deal on contract

Jan. 16, 2022 10:46 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Workers who clear snow from runways, streets and sidewalks at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport have reached agreement on a tentative contract, union leaders said Saturday. Teamsters 320 union representatives will present the contract to its members for...

Border agents seize bushmeat at Minneapolis airport

Jan. 14, 2022 18:07 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — U.S. customs agents say they’ve confiscated bushmeat multiple times at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport since December. WCCO-TV reported Friday that Customs and Border Patrol officers seized more than 100 pounds of bushmeat from U.S. citizens...

Efforts grow for more diversity in Duluth fire department

Jan. 08, 2022 01:05 AM EST

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — When Clint Reff was a young kid growing up in Duluth, there was one Black firefighter in the Duluth fire department — Ernie Butler. “Ernie lived in our neighborhood,” Reff recalled. “So you’d see him and you knew he worked for the fire department....

St. Paul man charged with murder in assault

Jan. 07, 2022 17:49 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A St. Paul man has been charged with murder after he allegedly hit a man so hard the man died a week later. The Pioneer Press reported 39-year-old Phillip Charles Jones was charged Friday with unintentional second-degree murder in connection with the death of...

Man charged with assault in Mall of America shooting

Jan. 06, 2022 16:07 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An 18-year-old Minnesota man was charged Thursday with assault in a New Year's Eve shooting at the Mall of America that wounded two people. Kahlil Wiley, of St. Paul, is charged with two counts of second-degree assault. Authorities say he fired a...

New Minnesota COVID-19 testing sites start opening Friday

Jan. 06, 2022 14:42 PM EST

ANOKA, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's newest COVID-19 community testing site will open at the National Guard Armory in Anoka on Friday, Gov. Tim Walz announced Thursday, while the Guard will help raise the capacity of a similar site in downtown St. Paul by 50%. The moves to boost the...

3 other cops in George Floyd death to stand trial this month

Jan. 06, 2022 14:28 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Three former Minneapolis police officers charged with federal civil rights violations in George Floyd's death will go on trial Jan. 20. The trial date was given Thursday in a docket filing, with proceedings to be held in St. Paul. Court records in November showed...