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.
Minnesota (KSTP)--Two new cases of measles have been reported in the state, according to the Minnesota Department of Health website. That brings the total number of cases diagnosed in the state in the current outbreak to 60, the most since 1990 when 460 cases were diagnosed in Minnesota, leading to three fatalities. Fifty-one cases are reported in Hennepin County, four in Crow Wing County, three in Ramsey County and two in Le Sueur County.
Bloomington, Minn. (WDAY/WDAZ-TV)--Bloomington police arrested a wanted suspect early Thursday morning after an incident that led to an officer-involved shooting. Forty-nine-year-old Eddie Frazier was arrested at approximately 3 a.m. on the 8200 block of Stevens Avenue South after a roughly six-hour manhunt in which residents were told to stay in their homes. Officers covered a wide perimeter, searching door-to-door for Frazier.
(KSTP)--A post to the state's official 7th Congressional District Republican Party's Facebook page Monday that uses and references insensitive language about U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison was taken down and sharply rebuked by the Minnesota GOP.
(KSTP)--Legal experts predict a copyright battle is coming to a St. Paul federal courtroom over five previously unpublished Prince songs. The tracks were released just days before the one-year anniversary of the music icon's death by Ian Boxill, a sound engineer and mixer who worked with Prince between 2006 and 2008. Late Thursday night, a federal judge granted a temporary restraining order requested by Prince's estate against Boxill. And he was was ordered to unpublish the songs.
A Minnesota man was reunited with his wife and children, in the midst of uncertainty over whether travel restrictions will be upheld to get into the United States while they're still allowed. The reunion was years in the making, but for more than a week, it looked like it might not happen.
We went one-on-one with Minnesota Department of Revenue Commissioner Cynthia Bauerly about the long delays many Minnesotans experienced waiting for their state income tax refunds and property tax refunds. "We know how important refunds are to Minnesotans,” Bauerly said.
The Wild's Devan Dubnyk has been one of the top goalies all season long and he's had some help off the ice. Dubnyk works with the visionaries at True Focus Vision in Edina. During the therapy sessions, Dubnyk wears special strobe glasses that flash between dark and light while he's in the net. The drill is designed improve reaction time and visual skills. True Focus Vision had nothing to do with sports when it was first started. Instead it was all designed to help with reading and general visual skills in life.
Religious leaders in Minnesota are criticizing efforts to “destroy” a decades-old law and are pledging support for the continued separation of church and state. President Donald Trump told religious leaders he plans to overturn the Johnson Amendment that prevents non-profit, tax exempt organizations like churches from endorsing or opposing political candidates.
An Apple Valley mother and baby are healthy and resting after an unexpected home delivery. According to a Facebook post from the Apple Valley Police Department, officers were notified of a woman in labor at her home. When they arrived, they found the expecting mother in active labor.