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Police: Willmar Man Working in Garage Killed by Stray Bullet
Authorities are investigating the death of a Willmar man they say was killed by a stray bullet while he was working in his garage.
Man Who Held Hostage Believed to Be From Missouri
Police in a Twin Cities suburb say they don’t know why a man who held a young boy hostage before killing himself was in Minnesota or the community.
Lottery Players Have Chance at 2 Giant Jackpots
It could be a profitable weekend for lucky lottery players as two of the largest jackpots in U.S. history will be on the line. Numbers will be drawn Friday night for the $750 million Mega Millions prize, the fifth-largest jackpot ever.
Ham Lake Man Pleads Guilty to 5 Sex Crimes
The plea deal announced Thursday for Jory Wiebrand calls for a prison sentence of nearly 46 years.
Minnesota Lawmakers Introduce Anti-Copper Mining Legislation
Minnesota lawmakers are ramping up efforts to prevent mining companies from gaining a foothold in Minnesota with legislation that aims to slow or ban copper-nickel mining in the state's northeastern Iron Range.
Minnesota Health Officials Expand Vaccine Eligibility
The Minnesota Department of Health has told hospitals, health care systems and other vaccination providers that they can now provide coronavirus shots to a broader group of the population, including Minnesotans 65 and older.
Man Injured After Exchanging Gunfire with Minneapolis Police
Minneapolis police say a man was injured after allegedly pointing a gun at someone and exchanging gunfire with officers.
Minnesota Health Officials Wait on Feds for Vaccine Guidance
Minnesota health officials say they're waiting for more information from the federal government on its new guidance to expand who's eligible to get the coronavirus vaccine.
Powerball Jackpot Grows to $640M as Mega Millions Hits $750M
Wednesday night's Powerball jackpot was worth at least $550 million and grew to an estimated $640 million without a winner.
Walz Activates National Guard for Minnesota Capitol Security
Gov. Tim Walz has activated the Minnesota National Guard to protect the state Capitol amid rising fears of violence ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.