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Oct 30,2014 at 6:39 PM
Advocates of expanding Minnesota's new medical marijuana program to allow more people to qualify say they have the support of every gubernatorial candidate except incumbent Democrat Mark Dayton. Members of Minnesotans for Compassionate care said Thursday...
Oct 30,2014 at 6:36 PM
At least seven DFL lawmakers running for re-election have been targeted by the Minnesota Republican Party in campaign mailers that accuse them of going easy on drunk drivers. One ad accuses the lawmakers of "putting convicted drunk drivers back on our...
Oct 30,2014 at 10:34 PM


Eden Prairie has already hired a consultant to come up with a draft ordinance for potential development projects along the Southwest Light Rail Transit (SWLRT) line. 

The SWLRT line will have five stations along a seven-mile...
Oct 30,2014 at 11:22 PM
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Oct 30,2014 at 11:09 PM
A survivalist accused of ambushing two Pennsylvania state troopers, leaving one dead and seriously injuring the other, was captured on Thursday by U.S. marshals in an abandoned airplane hangar, ending a seven-week manhunt for him, authorities said. State...
Oct 30,2014 at 10:45 PM
Corner stores, convenient stores and even gas stations could get a lot healthier in Minneapolis. The city council will vote Friday on a proposed ordinance that would require any business with a grocery store license to offer certain quantities of healthy...
Oct 30,2014 at 10:34 PM
Halloween is going high tech across the metro. On Friday, thousands of people from across the metro will be using the Nextdoor app. It's a social network that connects neighborhoods, and also has an interactive treat map. By using their smartphone, parents...
Oct 30,2014 at 10:25 PM
What happens to felons who are found guilty of gun crimes in Minnesota? Are they locked up for a long time? Or are they walking the streets again soon after they're sentenced? A 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS investigation has found that hundreds of criminals convicted...
Oct 30,2014 at 7:58 PM
A small plane lost power after takeoff and crashed into a flight-training building while trying to return to a Kansas airport Thursday, killing at least four people, injuring at least five others and igniting a fire that sent up towering plumes of black...
Oct 30,2014 at 7:40 PM
There is a new push to try to get the Washington Redskins to change their team name. A video created by Minneapolis-based Red Circle Agency and The National Coalition Against Racism in Sports compares the use of "Redskins" to other historically racist...
Oct 30,2014 at 7:36 PM
Beer and wine are on the ballot this November and it's up to the voters of Minneapolis to decide how much of it a restaurant in a neighborhood should be allowed to serve. Changing the rule requires a change to the city charter, which is why the voters...
Oct 30,2014 at 11:52 PM

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The United States and Canada vowed Tuesday to step up already close counterterrorism and border security cooperation as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry paid condolences to the Canadian people following last week's terror...
Oct 30,2014 at 11:52 PM

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Bruins players wore costumes from the movie "Frozen" during their annual visit to Boston Children's Hospital.
Some of them even sang "Let It Go," the big hit from the animated film.
"I've...
Oct 30,2014 at 11:52 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court justices have their first chance this week to decide whether they have the appetite for another major fight over President Barack Obama's health care law.
Some of the same players who mounted the...
Oct 30,2014 at 11:52 PM

PHOENIX (AP) — The Democrat promises not to raise taxes and even talks about lowering some. The Republican bills himself as a reformer of education.
The race for Arizona governor has created an odd mix of arguments in a state...