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'Hamilton' to kick off Twin Cities Broadway season — if all goes well with pandemic.

A 35-year-old Ham Lake man who terrorized and sexually assaulted several women from 2015 to 2019, many in the Marcy-Holmes neighborhood near the University of Minnesota, has pleaded guilty to five counts of criminal sexual conduct.

UPDATE: The suspect in a Brooklyn Park home invasion died by suicide hours after authorities successfully negotiated the release of a 7-year-old child he had briefly held hostage in the home.

In the new TV series "WandaVision," Marvel superheroes take on sitcoms.

The U.S. executed a drug trafficker for his involvement in a series of slayings in Virginia's capital city in 1992, despite claims by his lawyers that the lethal injection would cause excruciating pain due to lung damage from COVID-19.

Violent crime in St. Paul rose 25% last year amid record-breaking gun violence and fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.

A bus in New York City careened off a road and was left dangling from an overpass in a crash that seriously injuried the driver.

A man was shot dead late last night in north Minneapolis and police continue to look for the gunman.

Minnesotans who are not in the designated high priority groups can now receive the COVID-19 vaccine, but the shots will still not be widely available.


Fired Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin and his wife are charged with tax crimes allegedly dating back to 2014.

Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin said President Trump deserves to win more than one Nobel Peace Prize for his “leadership" and "brilliant negotiating strategy.”

The University of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic are close to unveiling antibody tests that can determine if people have already been infected by the coronavirus that caused COVID-19 and are no longer threats to get or spread the infection.

Dozens of owners whose Twin Cities properties were severely damaged in the May riots have been stunned to discover that the money they would collect from their insurance company for demolition won’t come close to the actual costs of doing the job.

Minneapolis is requiring owners of properties destroyed or damaged in the riots after George Floyd's killing to prepay the second half of their 2020 property taxes to obtain a demolition permit. That's leaving wreckage in place, unlike in St. Paul.