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Hate crimes in Minnesota and across the country dipped slightly last year for the first time since 2014, according to numbers released by the FBI Tuesday.

As shootings hit historically high levels, the St. Paul Police Department is concerned about how gun violence is straining police resources.

@GopherFootball  coach P.J. Fleck followed through on his promise to give the state an official token of appreciation from Saturday’s big win over Penn State.

Twin Cities Muslim leaders are urging police and the FBI to investigate weekend vandalism at a northeast Minneapolis mosque as a hate crime.

Minnesota’s Energy Assistance Program is receiving more than $105 million in federal funding to help low-income residents in the state pay their heating bills this winter.

A Minneapolis man accused of assaulting a 75-year-old man as he got off a Metro Transit bus is now charged with murder after the victim died.

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A Republican state senator from North Dakota took to Facebook to post a long-debunked photo that claims to be Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar holding a weapon at an al-Qaida training camp.

"The system continues to fail black people and will continue to fail you all," said Valerie Castile, Philando's mother.

Thomas Spence was looking for moose to photograph near Tofte when he came upon a Canada lynx standing in the road. Then a second lynx came from the woods. Then another and another and another

Knoblach's daughter, Laura, alleges that the prominent legislator inappropriately touched her for most of her life, with her first memories starting when she was 9 years old.

“(Trump's) nightmare is seeing the beautiful mosaic fabric of our country welcome someone like me as their member of Congress," @IlhanMN  says. "We are going to continue being a nightmare to this president because his policies are a nightmare to us.”

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BREAKING: Melvin Carter has been elected mayor of St. Paul

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“The reality is [Trump] is threatened because we are inspiring people to dream about a country that recognizes our dignity, our humanity,” @IlhanMN  told a crowd shortly after getting off her plane Thursday

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