A new report shows Minnesota ranks fifth in the nation for student debt and fourth for its proportion of students grappling with loans. Seventy-Seven percent of the state's college students graduated last year with some amount of debt.
As police cars across Minnesota add more technology, there's growing concern that officers may be subject to the same distracted driving they're supposed to stop. Research found 61 crashes in four years where an officer's distracted driving was a factor.
Police say a St. Paul man has died and another is in custody following an assault at a Twin Cities-area bar. Maplewood police said Wednesday that Eduardo Alberto Figueroa died shortly after he was assaulted by two strangers Tuesday while he celebrated his 40th birthday.
The University of Minnesota is putting out the call for snow shovelers at TCF Bank Stadium ahead of Saturday's Big Ten game between the Gophers and Ohio State. This week's snowstorm left tons of snow in the stands.
Minnesota's legislative auditor says the state Department of Human Services has failed to adequately verify the eligibility of people who enroll in public health care programs through the state's health insurance exchange MNsure.
A new federal report shows the number of unemployed veterans in Minnesota has made a significant drop in the last year. The U.S. Senate Joint Economic Committee's report says veteran unemployment declined from 8.8 percent in 2013 to 5 percent this year.
Authorities have arrested an 18-year-old St. Cloud man who they say fatally shot his 16-year-old sister. The teen was being held in the Mille Lacs County Jail on Tuesday on probable cause for second-degree murder.
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