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Reporter, cameraman killed on air; gunman dies

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 11:08 AM

ABC News says it received a fax from someone who claimed to be Bryce Williams, a person on the staff at the Virginia station that saw two employees fatally shot on air.

Manager credited with saving dozens in massive motel blast

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 7:42 PM

A fast-acting manager who evacuated a Washington motel minutes before a massive explosion is being credited with saving dozens of lives, including some who were staying in rooms that were reduced to rubble.

Target is getting its groove back: Turnaround takes hold

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 7:38 PM

Shoppers are visiting the company’s stores more often and spending more on each trip, the Minneapolis-based discount-store chain said Wednesday.

US, Japanese cities mark WWII end with Pearl Harbor ceremony

Saturday, August 15, 2015 3:27 PM

U.S. and Japanese cities linked by World War II marked the 70th anniversary of the conflict’s end by vowing to remember the past and promote peace.

Bloomington officials warn of coyote attacks on small dogs

Saturday, August 15, 2015 3:24 PM

Police and animal control officers are warning pet owners in the Bloomington area about a rash of coyote attacks on small dogs.

DNR says Minnesota wolf population holds stable around 2,200

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 12:26 PM

Minnesota’s wolf population remains above the state’s minimum target of at least 1,600 and above the federal goal of 1,251 to 1,400.

4th night of Ferguson protests brings confrontation, arrests

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 12:23 PM

Police arrested nearly two dozen people in Ferguson during a protest that stretched into early Tuesday marking the anniversary of the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

Police: 2 dead, 3 hurt, including 2 officers, in shootout

Sunday, August 9, 2015 3:24 PM

A shoot-out in a small North Carolina town — sparked by a gunman’s alleged killing of a neighbor — left the gunman dead and two police officers wounded, authorities said Sunday.

St. Thomas, SPPD host forum on Monument Park shooting

Saturday, August 8, 2015 11:13 PM
Two shootings occurred at the Monument Park at the Intersection of Summit Avenue and Mississippi Boulevard on July 31 and Aug. 2. Saint Paul Police hosted a public forum at St. Thomas to discuss those events on Aug. 6. (Simeon Lancaster/ TommieMedia)

St. Paul residents gathered at St. Thomas and questioned the city’s security after a robbery-gone-wrong ended in the fatal shooting of the alleged robber, 16-year-old Lavauntai Broadbent.

State to close Mille Lacs Lake for walleye fishing Monday

Sunday, August 2, 2015 7:07 PM

Minnesota’s Department of Natural Resources announced Sunday it will close Mille Lacs Lake for walleye fishing Monday night, a first for the state’s marquee walleye lake.

Zimbabwe alleges 2nd American illegally hunted lion

Sunday, August 2, 2015 7:03 PM

Zimbabwe’s National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority accused Jan Casimir Seski of Murrysville, Pennsylvania, of shooting the lion with a bow and arrow in April near Hwange National Park, without approval, on land where it was not allowed.

Scientists find closest thing yet to Earth-sun twin system

Thursday, July 23, 2015 1:55 PM

Scientists have identified a “close cousin” to Earth that’s orbiting a sun-like star and might harbor life.

Life details of Tenn. shooter emerge, but motive elusive

Monday, July 20, 2015 7:09 PM

Bits and pieces have emerged over the past few days about Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez’s troubled life. But two significant pieces of the puzzle are missing: Why did he ambush two military sites, killing four Marines and a sailor? And was he propelled to do so by his own demons or at the direction of someone else?

Turkey suspects Islamic State behind bomb that killed 31

Monday, July 20, 2015 7:03 PM

Authorities suspected the Islamic State group was behind an apparent suicide bombing Monday in southeastern Turkey that killed 31 people and wounded nearly 100.

The Latest: Greek austerity bill submitted to parliament

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 12:17 PM

Greece’s finance ministry says the draft bill needed to start talks on Greece’s third bailout has been submitted to Parliament.