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Montreal scores twice in final minutes and rallies to beat Minnesota 4-3 in PWHL

Apr. 18, 2024 22:59 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Kristin O’Neill scored twice, and Montreal rallied in the final minutes to beat Minnesota 4-3 on Thursday night in the Professional Women’s Hockey League. Trailing 3-2, Montreal pulled its goalie for an extra attacker with 2:49 left in the game, and the move...

Family of Minnesota man shot to death by state trooper in traffic stop files civil rights lawsuit

Apr. 17, 2024 15:16 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The family of a Minnesota man who was killed by a state trooper during a traffic stop filed a federal civil rights lawsuit Wednesday, alleging that the fatal shooting was unjustified and unlawful. The lawsuit names Troopers Ryan Londregan, who shot Ricky Cobb II,...

Pilot who died last week in Indiana plane crash was Purdue student, authorities say

Apr. 17, 2024 13:08 PM EDT

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — A pilot who died last week when a small plane crashed in northwest Indiana has been identified as a Purdue University student from Minnesota, authorities said Wednesday. Alexander Foss, 20, of Maple Grove, Minnesota, was identified using DNA provided by...

Minnesota toddler dies after fall from South Dakota hotel window

Apr. 17, 2024 11:48 AM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Minnesota toddler who fell from a South Dakota hotel's third-floor window has died. Kathryn and Alex Hein of Lakefield, Minnesota, wrote in a Facebook post that their year-old son, Madden, died Monday, two days after falling at Club House Hotel &...

Editorial Roundup: Minnesota

Apr. 17, 2024 11:47 AM EDT

Minneapolis Star Tribune. April 12, 2024. Editorial: Make smart changes to Minnesota marijuana laws Lawmakers should keep working on improvements to legislation legalizing cannabis. Even as Minnesota’s new law on recreational marijuana went into...

Minnesota Democratic leader disavows local unit's backing of candidate accused of stalking lawmaker

Apr. 16, 2024 15:30 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Democrats have disavowed a local party chapter’s endorsement of a state House candidate who has a violent criminal history and is accused of stalking and harassing the Republican lawmaker he is challenging. Judd Hoff was endorsed this month by...

Supreme Court won't hear election denier Mike Lindell's challenge over FBI seizure of cellphone

Apr. 16, 2024 12:37 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a petition by MyPillow founder and election denier Mike Lindell to consider his challenge to the legality of the FBI's seizure of his cellphone at a restaurant drive-through. The high court, without comment Monday, declined...

Cyberattack costs hit UnitedHealth in 1Q that still turns out better than expected

Apr. 16, 2024 11:23 AM EDT

UnitedHealth Group trounced first-quarter expectations even as costs from a cyberattack to its Change Healthcare business ate into the company’s performance. The health care giant also said Tuesday that care patterns in the year’s first quarter met its expectations after soaring...

UnitedHealth: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Apr. 16, 2024 06:02 AM EDT

MINNETONKA, Minn. (AP) — MINNETONKA, Minn. (AP) — UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH) on Tuesday reported a loss of $1.41 billion in its first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Minnetonka, Minnesota-based company said it had a loss of $1.53. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and...

Caitlin Clark's young dream of playing in the WNBA is set to become reality

Apr. 15, 2024 08:30 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In elementary school, Caitlin Clark wrote down a list of her goals and dreams that included playing in the WNBA one day. That dream will become a reality Monday night when Clark is expected to be taken first by the Indiana Fever in the WNBA draft. Her mom Anne still...