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'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett is suspected of filing a false police report
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Supreme Court limits power of states and localities to impose fines, seize property
Minnesota Supreme Court declines to review sentence of probation in rape case
Minn. man wants to know why a drug costs $40 in Canada, $350 in US
Payless to close all U.S. stores
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Finally healthy, Michael Pineda throws first live BP for Twins
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Outdoor Notes for Feb. 17
Warroad class sheds light on careers in the outdoors
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Four Legionnaires' disease cases linked to Crookston hotel
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St. Francis Catholic Church Expansion and Remodeling
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December 7, 2018
Profile by Sanford aggressively expanding across US
FARGO — Profile by Sanford, a weight-loss subsidiary created by Sanford Health, is in the midst of an aggressive push to open franchises around...
December 7, 2018 - 2:19pm
September 25, 2018
A teacher forced her student into sex - and docked his grade after he refused, suit says
A 27-year-old math teacher, Jennifer Olajire-Aro, coerced a 17-year-old student into having sex with her, repeatedly threatening to dock his...
September 25, 2018 - 3:55pm
September 13, 2018
As hurricane bears down on Carolinas, the waiting is over
WILMINGTON, N.C. - The powerful first surges of Hurricane Florence hit the sandy beaches of the Carolinas on Thursday, swamping oceanfront homes...
September 13, 2018 - 7:55pm
September 12, 2018
Hurricane Florence could linger along coast, but much remains uncertain for those in its path
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - Hurricane Florence will begin to lash the Carolinas with powerful winds and violent surf Thursday in what is shaping up...
September 12, 2018 - 8:40pm
Hurricane Florence charges toward Carolinas with 'potential for unbelievable damage'
WILMINGTON, N.C. -- Hurricane Florence, roaring across the Atlantic Ocean with 140 mph winds, is on track to crash into the southeast U.S. coast...
September 12, 2018 - 7:57am
August 3, 2018
Former state GOP leader, claiming to be Christ, said God told him to kill his mother's dog, police say
A former leader of the South Carolina Republican Party known for his incendiary tweets about Trayvon Martin, Nancy Pelosi and others is now facing...
August 3, 2018 - 2:38pm
August 2, 2018
Brainerd horseshoe pitcher places 1st in class in world tournament
Connie Bachman doesn't let age slow her down—at least when it comes to horseshoe pitching. The Brainerd native, who turned 78 just last...
August 2, 2018 - 12:58pm
July 26, 2018
3M settles military earplug allegations
MAPLEWOOD, Minn. -- Maplewood-based 3M will pay $9.1 million to settle allegations that it sold defective earplugs to the military, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday. The federal government alleges the Combat Arms Earplugs Version 2 were too short to function properly...
July 26, 2018 - 7:06pm
July 2, 2018
Police say woman screamed racial slurs and smacked a black teen at a pool. She lost her job.
DJ RocQuemore Simmons and his friend hadn't even managed to dip their toes in the Summerville, South Carolina pool before a screaming Stephanie...
July 2, 2018 - 2:29pm
June 19, 2018
Man with tattoo of a gun on his forehead gets arrested for illegally possessing a firearm
GREENVILLE, N.C.—A South Carolina man who has a tattoo of a gun on his forehead was arrested for illegally possessing a firearm, among other...
June 19, 2018 - 4:27pm
May 22, 2018
Proud mom orders 'Summa Cum Laude' cake online. Bakery censors it to read 'Summa … Laude.'
Saturday was Jacob Kosinski's big day. His whole family, many from out of town, saw the Charleston, South Carolina, student graduate from his...
May 22, 2018 - 2:04pm
April 16, 2018
At least 7 inmates dead, 17 injured after hours of rioting at South Carolina prison
At least seven inmates are dead and 17 other people are injured after hours-long rioting at a maximum-security prison in South Carolina, the Associated Press reported. Several fights broke out among inmates at the Lee Correctional Institution around 7:15 p.m. Sunday, April 15, and...
April 16, 2018 - 7:18am
April 6, 2018
South Carolina lawmaker pulls out loaded gun during meeting with constituents
A lawmaker from South Carolina pulled out his loaded pistol during a meeting with his constituents Friday to make a point about gun safety, according...
April 6, 2018 - 8:41pm
March 12, 2018
South Carolina woman gouges out her eyes while high to get closer to God
There was a message from God, 20-year old Kaylee Muthart believed, that she needed to sacrifice something special. Muthart was high on methamphetamine,...
March 12, 2018 - 1:40pm
December 11, 2017
A serial killer's creepy post-conviction message: There are more victims
With six words penned to his local newspaper, serial killer Todd Kohlhepp gave voice to the fears of investigators and anyone else worried that...
December 11, 2017 - 7:50pm