A section of Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis collapsed following a natural gas explosion Wednesday morning, leaving a portion of the school demolished and two people dead. At a press conference Wednesday night, Minneapolis Fire Chief John Fruetel said the body of the lone person unaccounted for had been located and removed from the rubble at around 8 p.m.
(KSTP)--The Dakota County Sheriff’s Office says 44-year-old Lucifer Vincent Nguyen was arrested at 11:30 Monday night in the north metro. The Sheriff's Office says it happened during a traffic stop at Highway 65 and 117th Avenue Northeast in Blaine.
A Wisconsin company is about to become the first in the U.S. to offer microchip implants to its employees. Yes, you read that right. Microchip implants. "It's the next thing that's inevitably going to happen, and we want to be a part of it," said Todd Westby, Three Square Market Chief Executive Officer. The company designs software for break room markets that are commonly found in office complexes. Just as people are able to purchase items at the market using phones, Westby wants to do the same thing using a microchip implanted inside a person's hand.
Minneapolis, Minn. --Terminal 2 at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport was shut down early Wednesday morning after a suspicious item was found inside. According to an airport official, "an item concerning police" was found in the check-in area between check-in and ticketing for Southwest Airlines.
(KSTP)--The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last year, has reached a nearly $3 million settlement in his death, according to an announcement Monday by her attorneys and the Minneapolis suburb that employed the officer.
(KSTP)-- The Ramsey County Attorney’s Office and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension plan to release evidence Tuesday from the officer-involved shooting case that left Philando Castile dead after a July 2016 traffic stop.
(KSTP)--Minnesota health officials are hoping the state's measles outbreak is nearing its end as the number of new cases held steady for the last 13 days. The Minnesota Department of Health's daily tally had remained steady at 68 for two weeks, though Wednesday afternoon the department's website showed that total had increased by two. That brings the total number of cases diagnosed in the state to 70 with 61 in Hennepin County, three in Ramsey County, four in Crow Wing County and two in Le Sueur County.
Northern Minn. (KSTP)--Authorities are investigating four separate ATV crashes that occurred in northern Minnesota during Memorial Day weekend. According to authorities, the four crashes all took place Saturday.
Chanhassen, Minn. (KSTP)--Paisley Park is hiring. The former home and recording studio of late Minnesota music icon Prince, now a museum, is hosting a job fair for open positions as tour guides, merchandise associates and in maintenance. The job fair will be held May 30-June 1 at the Courtyard Minneapolis Eden Prairie, located at 11391 Viking Drive in Eden Prairie.
St. Paul, Minn. (KSTP)--State GOP leaders and Gov. Mark Dayton reached a tentative budget agreement late Monday night as Dayton called for a brief special session to finish a deal by Wednesday morning. The special session began at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday morning as the 2017 regular session adjourned.