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October 18, 2009
Woman struck by bus in Minneapolis dies of injuries
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A woman hit by a Metro Transit bus in south Minneapolis has died from her injuries. Hospital officials say 43-year-old Rebecca Cruzen of Minneapolis died Friday evening at Hennepin County Medical Center. She was hit earlier that morning. The medical examiner's...
October 18, 2009 - 4:00pm
October 1, 2009
Minneapolis Fed gets new president
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis is getting a new president. Narayana Kocherlakota will take over Oct. 8. He's an economics professor at the University of Minnesota, where he previously chaired the economics department, and has been a consultant to the...
October 1, 2009 - 8:01am
September 29, 2009
Star Tribune out of bankruptcy
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Star Tribune emerged from bankruptcy protection Monday with its main lenders becoming the new owners and its debt slashed by 80 percent. Out from Chapter 11, the Star Tribune can now make decisions without a judge's supervision, as Minnesota's largest newspaper...
September 29, 2009 - 8:20am
September 7, 2009
Public warned after backyard robberies
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Police are warning neighbors in south Minneapolis after robbers targeted people attending two late-night backyard gatherings. Authorities said people were gathered in a backyard on Chicago Avenue South early Saturday when two suspects -- one carrying a handgun...
September 7, 2009 - 7:38am
August 18, 2009
Man beaten by Minn. police: 'No one deserved' that
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A man who's seen in a police video being kicked and punched by Minneapolis officers says he made the recording public in order to prevent the same thing happening to others. Derryl Jenkins told The Associated Press on Tuesday, ``No one deserved what happened...
August 18, 2009 - 7:47pm
August 16, 2009
Minneapolis police to review video of arrest
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minneapolis police chief says he will review a video showing six of his officers punching and kicking a 42-year-old man during a traffic stop. Chief Tim Dolan says he will review the video of Derryl Jenkins' arrest on Monday. Jenkins was stopped on Feb....
August 16, 2009 - 9:30pm
May 15, 2009
Minneapolis police officer pleads guilty
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A surprise guilty plea came Thursday late in the corruption trial of a Minneapolis police officer accused of giving a gang member information about a rival in ex-change for cash. Michael D. Roberts, 59, stifled sobs as he admitted in federal court to one count...
May 15, 2009 - 7:34am
January 16, 2009
Minneapolis Star Tribune files for bankruptcy
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Star Tribune has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The Minneapolis newspaper posted the announcement on its Web site Thursday evening. The filing comes less than two years after a private equity group, Avista Capital Partners, bought the paper for $530 million. In...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
November 12, 2008
Icy roads kill two in Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Two people are dead after a pair of accidents on icy roads in southern Minnesota, including a teenager whose car collided with a snowplow. The State Patrol says 17-year-old William R. Pete of Le Center was driving north on a county road south of Le Center when...
November 12, 2008 - 12:00am
November 10, 2008
BNSF, rail alliance to study high-speed rail plans
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) -- A group trying to bring high-speed rail between Duluth and Minneapolis will have to decide whether to build a new, 30-mile section of track north of Sandstone to increase train speeds. The improvement would add an estimated $60 million to $90 million to the...
November 10, 2008 - 12:00am
August 9, 2008
Pawlenty misspeaks on CNN about convention
ST. PAUL (AP) -- You can add Governor Tim Pawlenty to the list of notable people who have wrongly put the Republican National Convention in Minneapolis. Pawlenty appeared Thursday night on CNN with host Glenn Beck. At one point, Pawlenty said, "When you come to Minneapolis for the...
August 9, 2008 - 12:00am
July 10, 2008
Bridge work continues
July 10, 2008 - 12:00am
June 19, 2008
Minneapolis bidding for men's Final Four
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Minneapolis, Indianapolis and New Orleans are among 10 cities that submitted bids Wednesday to host the 2012-16 NCAA Men's Final Fours. San Antonio, which hosted this year's final won by Kansas; Detroit, the 2009 host; Houston (2011) and Indianapolis (2010),...
June 19, 2008 - 12:00am
May 1, 2008
First direct flight to Minneapolis takes off Friday
Despite a last minute change in schedule, officials from the Jamestown Regional Airport Authority will be on hand to celebrate the return of non-stop flights between Jamestown and Minneapolis Friday, said Johnny Klingenberg, president of the authority. The first direct flight had...
May 1, 2008 - 1:35pm