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Police fatally shoot man who allegedly had gun in St. Paul

Dec. 06, 2022 12:20 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A police officer in Minnesota fatally shot a man who authorities say displayed a handgun as officers were trying to arrest him, the St. Paul Police Department said Tuesday. Police said that officers were responding to a domestic assault Monday evening and...

Miller scores 24, St. Thomas beats D-III Crown (MN) 91-56

Dec. 03, 2022 22:55 PM EST

SAINT PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Riley Miller scored 24 points as St. Thomas beat Crown (MN) 91-56 on Saturday night. Miller also contributed five rebounds for the Tommies (7-3). Andrew Rohde scored 18 points while going 6 of 14 from the floor, including 1 for 6 from distance, and 5 for 5...

Dufault scores 19 as St. Thomas beats North Central 111-63

Nov. 29, 2022 23:01 PM EST

SAINT PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Ryan Dufault's 19 points helped St. Thomas defeat North Central (Minn.) 111-63 on Tuesday night. Dufault also had five rebounds, nine assists, and five steals for the Tommies (6-3). Dom Martinelli scored 18 points while shooting 6 for 10 (2 for 3 from...

US Rep. Angie Craig keeps seat in high-stakes Minnesota race

Nov. 09, 2022 01:35 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Angie Craig defeated Republican Tyler Kistner on Tuesday, winning a high-stakes rematch and frustrating the GOP’s best hope of flipping a Minnesota congressional seat with House control at stake. The race in the suburban and rural 2nd...

Minnesota GOP secretary of state hopeful seeks tighter rules

Oct. 20, 2022 21:00 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Legislature should mandate that the secretary of state's office proofread every county's ballots before they're mailed out, Republican challenger Kim Crockett said Thursday as she decried ballot printing errors in four counties. Crockett...

Minnesota group fights attempts to make voting harder

Oct. 19, 2022 19:16 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Outside the beige walls of the Ramsey County Courthouse, more than 30 people chanted “Democracy!” in near-freezing weather Wednesday and held up signs reading, “We Choose Us" — the name of a voting rights advocacy organization that opposes efforts to make voting...

Minnesota earns playoff spot with 2-0 victory over Vancouver

Oct. 09, 2022 19:22 PM EDT

SAINT PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Franco Fragapane scored early in the first half, Jonathan González added an insurance goal in the second and Minnesota United defeated the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-0 on Sunday to clinch a playoff spot in the Western Conference. Minnesota United (15-14-6) came...

Minnesota AG sues Fleet Farm over gun sales to straw buyers

Oct. 05, 2022 16:27 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Attorney General Keith Ellison sued Fleet Farm on Wednesday, alleging the retailer negligently sold firearms to two straw buyers, including one gun that was used in a shootout in a St. Paul bar that left one person dead and 14 bystanders injured. The lawsuit,...

Minnesota will pay $487 bonuses to 1M frontline workers

Oct. 03, 2022 17:01 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — More than 1 million Minnesotans have qualified for bonus checks to frontline workers to recognize their work during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the payments will be for less than $500, the governor's office announced Monday. The state will start sending out...

Crash of small plane into house investigated; 3 dead

Oct. 03, 2022 09:47 AM EDT

HERMANTOWN, Minn. (AP) — Federal investigators hope to determine what caused a single-engine plane to crash into a house in northern Minnesota, killing three on board and narrowly missing two people asleep in the house. Officials say the Cessna 172 Skyhawk went down shortly before...