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Twin Cities McDonald’s Manager Gets 10 Years For Raping 14-Year-Old Employee

Twin Cities McDonald’s Manager Gets 10 Years For Raping 14-Year-Old Employee

A former McDonald’s manager in the Twin Cities was sentenced to 10 years in prison for raping a 14-year-old employee. Read full article: Twin Cities McDonald’s Manager Gets 10 Y...→

Twin Cities McDonald’s Manager Gets 10 Years For Raping 14-Year-Old Employee

Twin Cities McDonald’s Manager Gets 10 Years For Raping 14-Year-Old Employee

A former McDonald’s manager in the Twin Cities was sentenced to 10 years in prison for raping a 14-year-old employee. Read full article: Twin Cities McDonald’s Manager Gets 10 Y...→

15-year-old Jonathan has been waiting 9 years to be adopted

15-year-old Jonathan has been waiting 9 years to be adopted

The 15-year-old -- who’s been waiting to be adopted out of foster care since 2010 -- is hoping his future parents like cars, too. Read full article: 15-year-old Jonathan has been waiting 9 ...→

Twin Cities November Project Gives Dedication New Meaning

Twin Cities November Project Gives Dedication New Meaning

A Twin Cities group has found an excuse to stay active outdoors, twice a week, no matter what. Read full article: Twin Cities November Project Gives Dedic...→

81-Year-Old ‘Holiday Bandit’ Gets 5 Years in Prison for Manhattan Apartment Break-ins

81-Year-Old ‘Holiday Bandit’ Gets 5 Years in Prison for Manhattan Apartment Break-ins

An 81-year-old Florida man known as the “Holiday Bandit” has been sentenced to five years in prison for breaking into luxury Manhattan homes during the holidays for a decade. Authorities say Samuel Sabatino was behind numerous burglaries of doorman buildings on the Upper East Side and Upper West Side during Fourth of July, Memorial Day and other holidays. He was… Read full article: 81-Year-Old ‘Holiday Bandit’ Gets 5 Year...→

18-Year-Old Man To Spend Next 10 Years In Prison After Pleading Guilty In Teen Girl's Shooting Death

18-Year-Old Man To Spend Next 10 Years In Prison After Pleading Guilty In Teen Girl's Shooting Death

Nahquil Lovest pleaded guilty to first-degree aggravated manslaughter in the July 2019 shooting death of Naimah Bell. Read full article: 18-Year-Old Man To Spend Next 10 Years I...→

Census offering up to $27.50 an hour in ‘urgent’ push for Twin Cities workers

Census offering up to $27.50 an hour in ‘urgent’ push for Twin Cities workers

As the decennial count gets underway Tuesday in remote parts of Alaska, Census Bureau staffers in the Twin Cities are searching for thousands of part-time workers to knock on doors this spring. Sta… Read full article: Census offering up to $27.50 an hour in ...→

12-year-old Charles has been waiting for nearly 5 years to be adopted

12-year-old Charles has been waiting for nearly 5 years to be adopted

Give him a pile of LEGOs and watch him go! Charles will be on a mission to make a creation to brag about. The sixth grader who is currently in foster care in Michigan hopes his future family will like LEGOs, too. Read full article: 12-year-old Charles has been waiting for...→

Along with colder temps, Twin Cities could see up to 12 inches of snow this week

Along with colder temps, Twin Cities could see up to 12 inches of snow this week

Up to a foot of snow could fall in the Twin Cities starting Friday, according to the National Weather Service. The winter storm is expected to drop 8 to 12 inches in the metro Friday and Saturday. … Read full article: Along with colder temps, Twin Cities cou...→

Joliet Man Gets 87 Years For Raping 6-Year-Old Girl

Joliet Man Gets 87 Years For Raping 6-Year-Old Girl

A Will County judge sentenced a Joliet man whom prosecutors called a “deviant pedophile” to 87 years in prison Wednesday for the 2008 rape of his girlfriend’s 6-year-old daughter. Read full article: Joliet Man Gets 87 Years For Raping 6-Ye...→

Washington ranks No. 1 on ‘Bed Bug Cities’ list, ending Baltimore’s three-year reign

WASHINGTON - Though Washington's population has grown by more than 100,000 people in the past decade, it's not clear how many bedbugs have come to town in that time. Whatever the number, it was enough for the District of Columbia... Read full article: Washington ranks No. 1 on ‘Bed Bug Citie...→

Astros Manager AJ Hinch, GM Jeff Luhnow Suspended 1 Year, Draft Picks Lost For Sign-Stealing

Astros Manager AJ Hinch, GM Jeff Luhnow Suspended 1 Year, Draft Picks Lost For Sign-Stealing

Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow have been suspended for the entire season Monday after an investigation into an alleged sign-stealing system. Read full article: Astros Manager AJ Hinch, GM Jeff Luhnow ...→

DNA clears Georgia man 17 years into a 20-year sentence

DNA clears Georgia man 17 years into a 20-year sentence

Georgia law says that testimony given by an incentivized witness — such as the attacker who received a lesser sentence for testifying against Robinson — is insufficient for conviction i… Read full article: DNA clears Georgia man 17 years into a 2...→

Ex-Juarez Cartel Money Manager Sentenced in LA to 18 Years

Ex-Juarez Cartel Money Manager Sentenced in LA to 18 Years

A former money manager of the Juarez drug cartel was sentenced Thursday in Los Angeles to 18 years behind bars stemming from his role in Operation Casablanca, once billed as the largest drug money-laundering investigation in U.S. history. Read full article: Ex-Juarez Cartel Money Manager Sentenced...→

Mother gets 3 years in prison for Lower Wacker crash that killed 1-year-old daughter

Mother gets 3 years in prison for Lower Wacker crash that killed 1-year-old daughter

Adreannia Donaldson’s daughter Amaria Glenn, was ejected from the car and killed, authorities said. The child was wearing a seat belt, but was not in a car seat. Read full article: Mother gets 3 years in prison for Lower ...→

Justice delayed: It took two years to overturn his gun conviction. He’s still in prison a year later.

The glacial pace of deciding appeals in Cook County criminal cases means some finish their prison terms, only to win an acquittal after they’re already free. Read full article: Justice delayed: It took two years to ov...→

Twin Cities psychiatrist admits to having sex with patient over several years

Twin Cities psychiatrist admits to having sex with patient over several years

A Twin Cities psychiatrist has admitted to having sex with a patient who sought help for past sexual assaults. Gavin Patrick Meany, 38, of Apple Valley, on Thursday pleaded guilty to four counts of… Read full article: Twin Cities psychiatrist admits to havin...→

Alabama teen charged with murdering his mother and 13-year-old twin brothers

Alabama teen charged with murdering his mother and 13-year-old twin brothers

Authorities say they believe Landon Durham, 16, stabbed his mother and brothers at their home in Munford, Alabama, before going to school. Read full article: Alabama teen charged with murdering his ...→

Presidential Hopeful Michael Bloomberg Heading To The Twin Cities This Week

Presidential Hopeful Michael Bloomberg Heading To The Twin Cities This Week

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York and a Democratic presidential hopeful, is slated to make his second stop in Minnesota this week. Read full article: Presidential Hopeful Michael Bloomberg H...→

Hit-and-Run Victim Was 41-Year-Old Father of Twin Toddler Girls - Times of San Diego

Friends are remembering the victim of an early morning hit-and-run with social media posts that express their deep sadness over the death of  "a truly great human being."  Read full article: Hit-and-Run Victim Was 41-Year-Old Fathe...→

49ers’ general manager John Lynch is PFWA Executive of the Year

49ers’ general manager John Lynch is PFWA Executive of the Year

Going from 4-12 to 13-3 has earned general manager John Lynch the Executive of the Year award. Read full article: 49ers’ general manager John Lynch is PFW...→

Twin Cities: now a nexus of new music | MinnPost

Twin Cities: now a nexus of new music | MinnPost

Since the calendar flipped on Jan. 1, the Twin Cities has been a nexus of new music. We can’t remember ever hearing as much new music as we have so far this year. Read full article: Twin Cities: now a nexus of new music | ...→

Manager of Maple Grove McDonald’s gets 10 years for raping 14-year-old employee

Manager of Maple Grove McDonald’s gets 10 years for raping 14-year-old employee

A Maple Grove man who managed a McDonald’s restaurant was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison for raping a 14-year-old employee. Andrew Otero Albertorio, 25, pleaded guilty in November to … Read full article: Manager of Maple Grove McDonald’s gets 1...→

MS-13 gang member will serve 50 years for murder of 14-year-old

MS-13 gang member will serve 50 years for murder of 14-year-old

A 17-year-old MS-13 gang member will serve 50 years in prison for his involvement in the murder of a 14-year-old girl in Maryland last April. Read full article: MS-13 gang member will serve 50 years fo...→

Teen Gets 50 Years in MS-13 Gang Slaying of 14-Year-Old Girl

Teen Gets 50 Years in MS-13 Gang Slaying of 14-Year-Old Girl

Four teens accused of an MS-13 gang-related slaying of teenage girl have been indicted by a Maryland county grand jury Read full article: Teen Gets 50 Years in MS-13 Gang Slaying...→

Alex Cora’s discipline is expected to be ‘harsh’ after the Astros’ manager and GM were suspended one year

Alex Cora’s discipline is expected to be ‘harsh’ after the Astros’ manager and GM were suspended one year

Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow and manager A.J. Hinch have each been suspended for one year by Major League Baseball after an investigation discovered Houston cheated using technology en route to winning the 2017 World Series, according Read full article: Alex Cora’s discipline is expected to be...→

Houston Astros GM, manager reportedly suspended a year for cheating in 2017 World Series

Houston Astros GM, manager reportedly suspended a year for cheating in 2017 World Series

Houston Astros General Manger Jeff Luhnow and Manager AJ Hinch will be suspended a year for cheating in the 2017 World Series, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan. The team will also face a $5 million fine and lose their first and second-round draft picks in the 2020 and 2021 drafts. Read full article: Houston Astros GM, manager reportedly su...→

Twin Cities PBS names Sylvia Strobel its new president, CEO

Twin Cities PBS has named a 25-year-year public media veteran with Minnesota roots as its new president and CEO. Sylvia Strobel will be replacing James R. Pagliarini, who in May 2018 announced his … Read full article: Twin Cities PBS names Sylvia Strobel its...→

Bucks County Man Admits To Raping 8-Year-Old Girl, Sentenced To Up To 40 Years In Prison

Bucks County Man Admits To Raping 8-Year-Old Girl, Sentenced To Up To 40 Years In Prison

Scott Galant was sentenced to 10 to 40 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to rape of a child, among other charges, on Wednesday. Read full article: Bucks County Man Admits To Raping 8-Year...→

An Alabama teen is accused of killing his mother and twin 13-year-old brothers before going to school

An Alabama teen is accused of killing his mother and twin 13-year-old brothers before going to school

(CNN) — An Alabama teenager has been arrested for allegedly killing his mother and twin 13-year-old brothers. The victims — identified as Holli Christina Durham,... Read full article: An Alabama teen is accused of killing hi...→

Beijing, other major Chinese cities cancel New Year celebrations as virus spreads, travel ban widens

Beijing, other major Chinese cities cancel New Year celebrations as virus spreads, travel ban widens

BEIJING — Major Chinese cities, including the capital, Beijing, and virus-hit Wuhan, banned all large gatherings over the coming Lunar New Year festival, the most important holiday on the Chinese calendar, in an expanding effort contain the rapidly spreading outbreak.... Read full article: Beijing, other major Chinese cities canc...→

Crashes & Slick Roads In The Twin Cities Following Overnight Snow, Freezing Drizzle

Crashes & Slick Roads In The Twin Cities Following Overnight Snow, Freezing Drizzle

Overnight snow and freezing rain, combined with temperatures hovering near freezing, made Twin Cities roads slick early Thursday morning, resulting in a number of crashes. Read full article: Crashes & Slick Roads In The Twin Cities...→

25-Year-Old Man Arrested for Allegedly Sexually Abusing Child for Seven Years

25-Year-Old Man Arrested for Allegedly Sexually Abusing Child for Seven Years

A 25-year-old Norwalk man accused of sexually abusing a child for seven years is scheduled to appear in a courtroom at the Murrieta Southwest Justice Center Wednesday, facing about 90 counts of felony sexual assault. Guillermo Cuevas was arrested on Friday at his residence in the 14000 block of Wheatstone Avenue near Rosecrans Avenue in Norwalk, according to Sgt. R…. Read full article: 25-Year-Old Man Arrested for Allegedly S...→

Twin Cities Man Attempts To Break World Ice Speed Record

Twin Cities Man Attempts To Break World Ice Speed Record

Kurt Anderson will strap himself into a rocket-powered dragster in only a few short weeks, and set off on a very quick run down an ice-covered Wisconsin lake. Read full article: Twin Cities Man Attempts To Break World ...→

Twin Cities still on track to get heavy snow Friday | MinnPost

Plus: presidential primary party preference requirement rankles some voters; flu-related illness deaths in Minnesota climb to 25; Gophers all-Big Ten guard Destiny Pitts announces transfer; and more. Read full article: Twin Cities still on track to get heavy ...→

Man gets 60-years for shooting that killed 7-year-old Heaven Sutton

Man gets 60-years for shooting that killed 7-year-old Heaven Sutton

"You’re going to hell," the mother of the second-grader told convicted murderer Jerrell Dorsey. Read full article: Man gets 60-years for shooting that kill...→

14-year-old Bronx twin sisters missing: police

14-year-old Bronx twin sisters missing: police

A pair of twin sisters from the Bronx have been declared missing, according to the NYPD. Read full article: 14-year-old Bronx twin sisters missing: ...→

Former OC Teacher Gets 15 Years for Flying to China to Have Sex With 16-Year-Old

Former OC Teacher Gets 15 Years for Flying to China to Have Sex With 16-Year-Old

A former teacher from Orange County who was previously convicted of sexually assaulting a teenage boy was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years in federal prison for traveling to China to have sex with a 16-year-old youth. Read full article: Former OC Teacher Gets 15 Years for Flyi...→

GreenLight Fund raises $5 million to seed new-to-the-Twin Cities nonprofits

GreenLight Fund raises $5 million to seed new-to-the-Twin Cities nonprofits

The Boston area faced a crisis. A Massachusetts study found that within months of aging out of foster care, a staggering percentage of teens ended up in homeless shelters, in jail or pregnant and a… Read full article: GreenLight Fund raises $5 million to see...→

Teen gets 50 years in MS-13 killing of 14-year-old Maryland girl | WTOP

Teen gets 50 years in MS-13 killing of 14-year-old Maryland girl | WTOP

A 17-year-old, who pleaded guilty to the brutal gang-linked slaying of a 14-year-old Maryland girl last spring, has been sentenced to 50 years in prison. Read full article: Teen gets 50 years in MS-13 killing of 1...→

Astros fire manager, GM after both got one-year suspensions for sign-stealing

Astros fire manager, GM after both got one-year suspensions for sign-stealing

Astros manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow were fired Monday after the pair were suspended by Major League Baseball for the team's sign-stealing during Houston's run to the 2017 World Series title and during the 2018 season. Read full article: Astros fire manager, GM after both got o...→

Astros manager Hinch, GM Luhnow suspended one year for cheating

Astros manager Hinch, GM Luhnow suspended one year for cheating

Major League Baseball suspended Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow for one year after an investigation concluded the team used technology to steal signs. Read full article: Astros manager Hinch, GM Luhnow suspende...→

Catalytic Converter Thefts Spiking In The Twin Cities

Catalytic Converter Thefts Spiking In The Twin Cities

They only take a minute to swipe -- but they can cost thousands of dollars to replace. Read full article: Catalytic Converter Thefts Spiking In Th...→

Minnesota Weather: Freezing Drizzle Midday Could Create Slick Spots On Twin Cities Roads

Minnesota Weather: Freezing Drizzle Midday Could Create Slick Spots On Twin Cities Roads

While Thursday will bring a break from the frigid cold, there’s a chance freezing drizzle could fall on the Twin Cities, creating slick spots on area roads. Read full article: Minnesota Weather: Freezing Drizzle Midd...→

Brewers give manager Craig Counsell a 3-year contract extension

Brewers give manager Craig Counsell a 3-year contract extension

The 49-year-old Counsell finished second in NL Manager of the Year voting in each of the last two seasons. He is 405-381 with the Brewers. Read full article: Brewers give manager Craig Counsell a 3-...→

An Alabama teen is accused of killing his mother and twin 13-year-old brothers before going to school

An Alabama teen is accused of killing his mother and twin 13-year-old brothers before going to school

(CNN) — An Alabama teenager has been arrested for allegedly killing his mother and twin 13-year-old brothers. The victims — identified as Holli Christina Durham,... Read full article: An Alabama teen is accused of killing hi...→

Twin Cities psychiatrist admits to having sex with patient over several years

Twin Cities psychiatrist admits to having sex with patient over several years

A Twin Cities psychiatrist has admitted to having sex with a patient who sought help for past sexual assaults. Gavin Patrick Meany, 38, of Apple Valley, on Thursday pleaded guilty to four counts of… Read full article: Twin Cities psychiatrist admits to havin...→

Twin Cities November Project Gives Dedication New Meaning

Twin Cities November Project Gives Dedication New Meaning

A Twin Cities group has found an excuse to stay active outdoors, twice a week, no matter what. Read full article: Twin Cities November Project Gives Dedic...→

Crashes & Slick Roads In The Twin Cities Following Overnight Snow, Freezing Drizzle

Crashes & Slick Roads In The Twin Cities Following Overnight Snow, Freezing Drizzle

Overnight snow and freezing rain, combined with temperatures hovering near freezing, made Twin Cities roads slick early Thursday morning, resulting in a number of crashes. Read full article: Crashes & Slick Roads In The Twin Cities...→

Presidential Hopeful Michael Bloomberg Heading To The Twin Cities This Week

Presidential Hopeful Michael Bloomberg Heading To The Twin Cities This Week

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York and a Democratic presidential hopeful, is slated to make his second stop in Minnesota this week. Read full article: Presidential Hopeful Michael Bloomberg H...→

18-Year-Old Man To Spend Next 10 Years In Prison After Pleading Guilty In Teen Girl's Shooting Death

18-Year-Old Man To Spend Next 10 Years In Prison After Pleading Guilty In Teen Girl's Shooting Death

Nahquil Lovest pleaded guilty to first-degree aggravated manslaughter in the July 2019 shooting death of Naimah Bell. Read full article: 18-Year-Old Man To Spend Next 10 Years I...→

Twin Cities Man Attempts To Break World Ice Speed Record

Twin Cities Man Attempts To Break World Ice Speed Record

Kurt Anderson will strap himself into a rocket-powered dragster in only a few short weeks, and set off on a very quick run down an ice-covered Wisconsin lake. Read full article: Twin Cities Man Attempts To Break World ...→

Man gets 60-years for shooting that killed 7-year-old Heaven Sutton

Man gets 60-years for shooting that killed 7-year-old Heaven Sutton

"You’re going to hell," the mother of the second-grader told convicted murderer Jerrell Dorsey. Read full article: Man gets 60-years for shooting that kill...→

Along with colder temps, Twin Cities could see up to 12 inches of snow this week

Along with colder temps, Twin Cities could see up to 12 inches of snow this week

Up to a foot of snow could fall in the Twin Cities starting Friday, according to the National Weather Service. The winter storm is expected to drop 8 to 12 inches in the metro Friday and Saturday. … Read full article: Along with colder temps, Twin Cities cou...→

Former OC Teacher Gets 15 Years for Flying to China to Have Sex With 16-Year-Old

Former OC Teacher Gets 15 Years for Flying to China to Have Sex With 16-Year-Old

A former teacher from Orange County who was previously convicted of sexually assaulting a teenage boy was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years in federal prison for traveling to China to have sex with a 16-year-old youth. Read full article: Former OC Teacher Gets 15 Years for Flyi...→

Manager of Maple Grove McDonald’s gets 10 years for raping 14-year-old employee

Manager of Maple Grove McDonald’s gets 10 years for raping 14-year-old employee

A Maple Grove man who managed a McDonald’s restaurant was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison for raping a 14-year-old employee. Andrew Otero Albertorio, 25, pleaded guilty in November to … Read full article: Manager of Maple Grove McDonald’s gets 1...→

Teen gets 50 years in MS-13 killing of 14-year-old Maryland girl | WTOP

Teen gets 50 years in MS-13 killing of 14-year-old Maryland girl | WTOP

A 17-year-old, who pleaded guilty to the brutal gang-linked slaying of a 14-year-old Maryland girl last spring, has been sentenced to 50 years in prison. Read full article: Teen gets 50 years in MS-13 killing of 1...→

Teen Gets 50 Years in MS-13 Gang Slaying of 14-Year-Old Girl

Teen Gets 50 Years in MS-13 Gang Slaying of 14-Year-Old Girl

Four teens accused of an MS-13 gang-related slaying of teenage girl have been indicted by a Maryland county grand jury Read full article: Teen Gets 50 Years in MS-13 Gang Slaying...→

Astros Manager AJ Hinch, GM Jeff Luhnow Suspended 1 Year, Draft Picks Lost For Sign-Stealing

Astros Manager AJ Hinch, GM Jeff Luhnow Suspended 1 Year, Draft Picks Lost For Sign-Stealing

Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow have been suspended for the entire season Monday after an investigation into an alleged sign-stealing system. Read full article: Astros Manager AJ Hinch, GM Jeff Luhnow ...→

Astros manager Hinch, GM Luhnow suspended one year for cheating

Astros manager Hinch, GM Luhnow suspended one year for cheating

Major League Baseball suspended Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow for one year after an investigation concluded the team used technology to steal signs. Read full article: Astros manager Hinch, GM Luhnow suspende...→

Houston Astros GM, manager reportedly suspended a year for cheating in 2017 World Series

Houston Astros GM, manager reportedly suspended a year for cheating in 2017 World Series

Houston Astros General Manger Jeff Luhnow and Manager AJ Hinch will be suspended a year for cheating in the 2017 World Series, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan. The team will also face a $5 million fine and lose their first and second-round draft picks in the 2020 and 2021 drafts. Read full article: Houston Astros GM, manager reportedly su...→

DNA clears Georgia man 17 years into a 20-year sentence

DNA clears Georgia man 17 years into a 20-year sentence

Georgia law says that testimony given by an incentivized witness — such as the attacker who received a lesser sentence for testifying against Robinson — is insufficient for conviction i… Read full article: DNA clears Georgia man 17 years into a 2...→

Minnesota Weather: Freezing Drizzle Midday Could Create Slick Spots On Twin Cities Roads

Minnesota Weather: Freezing Drizzle Midday Could Create Slick Spots On Twin Cities Roads

While Thursday will bring a break from the frigid cold, there’s a chance freezing drizzle could fall on the Twin Cities, creating slick spots on area roads. Read full article: Minnesota Weather: Freezing Drizzle Midd...→

Bucks County Man Admits To Raping 8-Year-Old Girl, Sentenced To Up To 40 Years In Prison

Bucks County Man Admits To Raping 8-Year-Old Girl, Sentenced To Up To 40 Years In Prison

Scott Galant was sentenced to 10 to 40 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to rape of a child, among other charges, on Wednesday. Read full article: Bucks County Man Admits To Raping 8-Year...→

Mother gets 3 years in prison for Lower Wacker crash that killed 1-year-old daughter

Mother gets 3 years in prison for Lower Wacker crash that killed 1-year-old daughter

Adreannia Donaldson’s daughter Amaria Glenn, was ejected from the car and killed, authorities said. The child was wearing a seat belt, but was not in a car seat. Read full article: Mother gets 3 years in prison for Lower ...→

Justice delayed: It took two years to overturn his gun conviction. He’s still in prison a year later.

The glacial pace of deciding appeals in Cook County criminal cases means some finish their prison terms, only to win an acquittal after they’re already free. Read full article: Justice delayed: It took two years to ov...→

15-year-old Jonathan has been waiting 9 years to be adopted

15-year-old Jonathan has been waiting 9 years to be adopted

The 15-year-old -- who’s been waiting to be adopted out of foster care since 2010 -- is hoping his future parents like cars, too. Read full article: 15-year-old Jonathan has been waiting 9 ...→

Beijing, other major Chinese cities cancel New Year celebrations as virus spreads, travel ban widens

Beijing, other major Chinese cities cancel New Year celebrations as virus spreads, travel ban widens

BEIJING — Major Chinese cities, including the capital, Beijing, and virus-hit Wuhan, banned all large gatherings over the coming Lunar New Year festival, the most important holiday on the Chinese calendar, in an expanding effort contain the rapidly spreading outbreak.... Read full article: Beijing, other major Chinese cities canc...→

Alabama teen charged with murdering his mother and 13-year-old twin brothers

Alabama teen charged with murdering his mother and 13-year-old twin brothers

Authorities say they believe Landon Durham, 16, stabbed his mother and brothers at their home in Munford, Alabama, before going to school. Read full article: Alabama teen charged with murdering his ...→

81-Year-Old ‘Holiday Bandit’ Gets 5 Years in Prison for Manhattan Apartment Break-ins

81-Year-Old ‘Holiday Bandit’ Gets 5 Years in Prison for Manhattan Apartment Break-ins

An 81-year-old Florida man known as the “Holiday Bandit” has been sentenced to five years in prison for breaking into luxury Manhattan homes during the holidays for a decade. Authorities say Samuel Sabatino was behind numerous burglaries of doorman buildings on the Upper East Side and Upper West Side during Fourth of July, Memorial Day and other holidays. He was… Read full article: 81-Year-Old ‘Holiday Bandit’ Gets 5 Year...→

25-Year-Old Man Arrested for Allegedly Sexually Abusing Child for Seven Years

25-Year-Old Man Arrested for Allegedly Sexually Abusing Child for Seven Years

A 25-year-old Norwalk man accused of sexually abusing a child for seven years is scheduled to appear in a courtroom at the Murrieta Southwest Justice Center Wednesday, facing about 90 counts of felony sexual assault. Guillermo Cuevas was arrested on Friday at his residence in the 14000 block of Wheatstone Avenue near Rosecrans Avenue in Norwalk, according to Sgt. R…. Read full article: 25-Year-Old Man Arrested for Allegedly S...→

Hit-and-Run Victim Was 41-Year-Old Father of Twin Toddler Girls - Times of San Diego

Friends are remembering the victim of an early morning hit-and-run with social media posts that express their deep sadness over the death of  "a truly great human being."  Read full article: Hit-and-Run Victim Was 41-Year-Old Fathe...→

Census offering up to $27.50 an hour in ‘urgent’ push for Twin Cities workers

Census offering up to $27.50 an hour in ‘urgent’ push for Twin Cities workers

As the decennial count gets underway Tuesday in remote parts of Alaska, Census Bureau staffers in the Twin Cities are searching for thousands of part-time workers to knock on doors this spring. Sta… Read full article: Census offering up to $27.50 an hour in ...→

Twin Cities still on track to get heavy snow Friday | MinnPost

Plus: presidential primary party preference requirement rankles some voters; flu-related illness deaths in Minnesota climb to 25; Gophers all-Big Ten guard Destiny Pitts announces transfer; and more. Read full article: Twin Cities still on track to get heavy ...→

49ers’ general manager John Lynch is PFWA Executive of the Year

49ers’ general manager John Lynch is PFWA Executive of the Year

Going from 4-12 to 13-3 has earned general manager John Lynch the Executive of the Year award. Read full article: 49ers’ general manager John Lynch is PFW...→

12-year-old Charles has been waiting for nearly 5 years to be adopted

12-year-old Charles has been waiting for nearly 5 years to be adopted

Give him a pile of LEGOs and watch him go! Charles will be on a mission to make a creation to brag about. The sixth grader who is currently in foster care in Michigan hopes his future family will like LEGOs, too. Read full article: 12-year-old Charles has been waiting for...→

14-year-old Bronx twin sisters missing: police

14-year-old Bronx twin sisters missing: police

A pair of twin sisters from the Bronx have been declared missing, according to the NYPD. Read full article: 14-year-old Bronx twin sisters missing: ...→

Twin Cities: now a nexus of new music | MinnPost

Twin Cities: now a nexus of new music | MinnPost

Since the calendar flipped on Jan. 1, the Twin Cities has been a nexus of new music. We can’t remember ever hearing as much new music as we have so far this year. Read full article: Twin Cities: now a nexus of new music | ...→

Joliet Man Gets 87 Years For Raping 6-Year-Old Girl

Joliet Man Gets 87 Years For Raping 6-Year-Old Girl

A Will County judge sentenced a Joliet man whom prosecutors called a “deviant pedophile” to 87 years in prison Wednesday for the 2008 rape of his girlfriend’s 6-year-old daughter. Read full article: Joliet Man Gets 87 Years For Raping 6-Ye...→

GreenLight Fund raises $5 million to seed new-to-the-Twin Cities nonprofits

GreenLight Fund raises $5 million to seed new-to-the-Twin Cities nonprofits

The Boston area faced a crisis. A Massachusetts study found that within months of aging out of foster care, a staggering percentage of teens ended up in homeless shelters, in jail or pregnant and a… Read full article: GreenLight Fund raises $5 million to see...→

MS-13 gang member will serve 50 years for murder of 14-year-old

MS-13 gang member will serve 50 years for murder of 14-year-old

A 17-year-old MS-13 gang member will serve 50 years in prison for his involvement in the murder of a 14-year-old girl in Maryland last April. Read full article: MS-13 gang member will serve 50 years fo...→

Washington ranks No. 1 on ‘Bed Bug Cities’ list, ending Baltimore’s three-year reign

WASHINGTON - Though Washington's population has grown by more than 100,000 people in the past decade, it's not clear how many bedbugs have come to town in that time. Whatever the number, it was enough for the District of Columbia... Read full article: Washington ranks No. 1 on ‘Bed Bug Citie...→

Astros fire manager, GM after both got one-year suspensions for sign-stealing

Astros fire manager, GM after both got one-year suspensions for sign-stealing

Astros manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow were fired Monday after the pair were suspended by Major League Baseball for the team's sign-stealing during Houston's run to the 2017 World Series title and during the 2018 season. Read full article: Astros fire manager, GM after both got o...→

Alex Cora’s discipline is expected to be ‘harsh’ after the Astros’ manager and GM were suspended one year

Alex Cora’s discipline is expected to be ‘harsh’ after the Astros’ manager and GM were suspended one year

Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow and manager A.J. Hinch have each been suspended for one year by Major League Baseball after an investigation discovered Houston cheated using technology en route to winning the 2017 World Series, according Read full article: Alex Cora’s discipline is expected to be...→

Catalytic Converter Thefts Spiking In The Twin Cities

Catalytic Converter Thefts Spiking In The Twin Cities

They only take a minute to swipe -- but they can cost thousands of dollars to replace. Read full article: Catalytic Converter Thefts Spiking In Th...→

Twin Cities PBS names Sylvia Strobel its new president, CEO

Twin Cities PBS has named a 25-year-year public media veteran with Minnesota roots as its new president and CEO. Sylvia Strobel will be replacing James R. Pagliarini, who in May 2018 announced his … Read full article: Twin Cities PBS names Sylvia Strobel its...→

Ex-Juarez Cartel Money Manager Sentenced in LA to 18 Years

Ex-Juarez Cartel Money Manager Sentenced in LA to 18 Years

A former money manager of the Juarez drug cartel was sentenced Thursday in Los Angeles to 18 years behind bars stemming from his role in Operation Casablanca, once billed as the largest drug money-laundering investigation in U.S. history. Read full article: Ex-Juarez Cartel Money Manager Sentenced...→

Brewers give manager Craig Counsell a 3-year contract extension

Brewers give manager Craig Counsell a 3-year contract extension

The 49-year-old Counsell finished second in NL Manager of the Year voting in each of the last two seasons. He is 405-381 with the Brewers. Read full article: Brewers give manager Craig Counsell a 3-...→

Justice delayed: It took two years to overturn his gun conviction. He’s still in prison a year later.

The glacial pace of deciding appeals in Cook County criminal cases means some finish their prison terms, only to win an acquittal after they’re already free. Read full article: Justice delayed: It took two years to ov...→

An Alabama teen is accused of killing his mother and twin 13-year-old brothers before going to school

An Alabama teen is accused of killing his mother and twin 13-year-old brothers before going to school

(CNN) — An Alabama teenager has been arrested for allegedly killing his mother and twin 13-year-old brothers. The victims — identified as Holli Christina Durham,... Read full article: An Alabama teen is accused of killing hi...→

15-year-old Jonathan has been waiting 9 years to be adopted

15-year-old Jonathan has been waiting 9 years to be adopted

The 15-year-old -- who’s been waiting to be adopted out of foster care since 2010 -- is hoping his future parents like cars, too. Read full article: 15-year-old Jonathan has been waiting 9 ...→

Twin Cities psychiatrist admits to having sex with patient over several years

Twin Cities psychiatrist admits to having sex with patient over several years

A Twin Cities psychiatrist has admitted to having sex with a patient who sought help for past sexual assaults. Gavin Patrick Meany, 38, of Apple Valley, on Thursday pleaded guilty to four counts of… Read full article: Twin Cities psychiatrist admits to havin...→

Beijing, other major Chinese cities cancel New Year celebrations as virus spreads, travel ban widens

Beijing, other major Chinese cities cancel New Year celebrations as virus spreads, travel ban widens

BEIJING — Major Chinese cities, including the capital, Beijing, and virus-hit Wuhan, banned all large gatherings over the coming Lunar New Year festival, the most important holiday on the Chinese calendar, in an expanding effort contain the rapidly spreading outbreak.... Read full article: Beijing, other major Chinese cities canc...→

Twin Cities November Project Gives Dedication New Meaning

Twin Cities November Project Gives Dedication New Meaning

A Twin Cities group has found an excuse to stay active outdoors, twice a week, no matter what. Read full article: Twin Cities November Project Gives Dedic...→

Alabama teen charged with murdering his mother and 13-year-old twin brothers

Alabama teen charged with murdering his mother and 13-year-old twin brothers

Authorities say they believe Landon Durham, 16, stabbed his mother and brothers at their home in Munford, Alabama, before going to school. Read full article: Alabama teen charged with murdering his ...→

Crashes & Slick Roads In The Twin Cities Following Overnight Snow, Freezing Drizzle

Crashes & Slick Roads In The Twin Cities Following Overnight Snow, Freezing Drizzle

Overnight snow and freezing rain, combined with temperatures hovering near freezing, made Twin Cities roads slick early Thursday morning, resulting in a number of crashes. Read full article: Crashes & Slick Roads In The Twin Cities...→

81-Year-Old ‘Holiday Bandit’ Gets 5 Years in Prison for Manhattan Apartment Break-ins

81-Year-Old ‘Holiday Bandit’ Gets 5 Years in Prison for Manhattan Apartment Break-ins

An 81-year-old Florida man known as the “Holiday Bandit” has been sentenced to five years in prison for breaking into luxury Manhattan homes during the holidays for a decade. Authorities say Samuel Sabatino was behind numerous burglaries of doorman buildings on the Upper East Side and Upper West Side during Fourth of July, Memorial Day and other holidays. He was… Read full article: 81-Year-Old ‘Holiday Bandit’ Gets 5 Year...→

Presidential Hopeful Michael Bloomberg Heading To The Twin Cities This Week

Presidential Hopeful Michael Bloomberg Heading To The Twin Cities This Week

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York and a Democratic presidential hopeful, is slated to make his second stop in Minnesota this week. Read full article: Presidential Hopeful Michael Bloomberg H...→

25-Year-Old Man Arrested for Allegedly Sexually Abusing Child for Seven Years

25-Year-Old Man Arrested for Allegedly Sexually Abusing Child for Seven Years

A 25-year-old Norwalk man accused of sexually abusing a child for seven years is scheduled to appear in a courtroom at the Murrieta Southwest Justice Center Wednesday, facing about 90 counts of felony sexual assault. Guillermo Cuevas was arrested on Friday at his residence in the 14000 block of Wheatstone Avenue near Rosecrans Avenue in Norwalk, according to Sgt. R…. Read full article: 25-Year-Old Man Arrested for Allegedly S...→

18-Year-Old Man To Spend Next 10 Years In Prison After Pleading Guilty In Teen Girl's Shooting Death

18-Year-Old Man To Spend Next 10 Years In Prison After Pleading Guilty In Teen Girl's Shooting Death

Nahquil Lovest pleaded guilty to first-degree aggravated manslaughter in the July 2019 shooting death of Naimah Bell. Read full article: 18-Year-Old Man To Spend Next 10 Years I...→

Hit-and-Run Victim Was 41-Year-Old Father of Twin Toddler Girls - Times of San Diego

Friends are remembering the victim of an early morning hit-and-run with social media posts that express their deep sadness over the death of  "a truly great human being."  Read full article: Hit-and-Run Victim Was 41-Year-Old Fathe...→

Twin Cities Man Attempts To Break World Ice Speed Record

Twin Cities Man Attempts To Break World Ice Speed Record

Kurt Anderson will strap himself into a rocket-powered dragster in only a few short weeks, and set off on a very quick run down an ice-covered Wisconsin lake. Read full article: Twin Cities Man Attempts To Break World ...→

Census offering up to $27.50 an hour in ‘urgent’ push for Twin Cities workers

Census offering up to $27.50 an hour in ‘urgent’ push for Twin Cities workers

As the decennial count gets underway Tuesday in remote parts of Alaska, Census Bureau staffers in the Twin Cities are searching for thousands of part-time workers to knock on doors this spring. Sta… Read full article: Census offering up to $27.50 an hour in ...→

Twin Cities still on track to get heavy snow Friday | MinnPost

Plus: presidential primary party preference requirement rankles some voters; flu-related illness deaths in Minnesota climb to 25; Gophers all-Big Ten guard Destiny Pitts announces transfer; and more. Read full article: Twin Cities still on track to get heavy ...→

49ers’ general manager John Lynch is PFWA Executive of the Year

49ers’ general manager John Lynch is PFWA Executive of the Year

Going from 4-12 to 13-3 has earned general manager John Lynch the Executive of the Year award. Read full article: 49ers’ general manager John Lynch is PFW...→

Man gets 60-years for shooting that killed 7-year-old Heaven Sutton

Man gets 60-years for shooting that killed 7-year-old Heaven Sutton

"You’re going to hell," the mother of the second-grader told convicted murderer Jerrell Dorsey. Read full article: Man gets 60-years for shooting that kill...→

12-year-old Charles has been waiting for nearly 5 years to be adopted

12-year-old Charles has been waiting for nearly 5 years to be adopted

Give him a pile of LEGOs and watch him go! Charles will be on a mission to make a creation to brag about. The sixth grader who is currently in foster care in Michigan hopes his future family will like LEGOs, too. Read full article: 12-year-old Charles has been waiting for...→

14-year-old Bronx twin sisters missing: police

14-year-old Bronx twin sisters missing: police

A pair of twin sisters from the Bronx have been declared missing, according to the NYPD. Read full article: 14-year-old Bronx twin sisters missing: ...→

Along with colder temps, Twin Cities could see up to 12 inches of snow this week

Along with colder temps, Twin Cities could see up to 12 inches of snow this week

Up to a foot of snow could fall in the Twin Cities starting Friday, according to the National Weather Service. The winter storm is expected to drop 8 to 12 inches in the metro Friday and Saturday. … Read full article: Along with colder temps, Twin Cities cou...→

Twin Cities: now a nexus of new music | MinnPost

Twin Cities: now a nexus of new music | MinnPost

Since the calendar flipped on Jan. 1, the Twin Cities has been a nexus of new music. We can’t remember ever hearing as much new music as we have so far this year. Read full article: Twin Cities: now a nexus of new music | ...→

Former OC Teacher Gets 15 Years for Flying to China to Have Sex With 16-Year-Old

Former OC Teacher Gets 15 Years for Flying to China to Have Sex With 16-Year-Old

A former teacher from Orange County who was previously convicted of sexually assaulting a teenage boy was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years in federal prison for traveling to China to have sex with a 16-year-old youth. Read full article: Former OC Teacher Gets 15 Years for Flyi...→

Joliet Man Gets 87 Years For Raping 6-Year-Old Girl

Joliet Man Gets 87 Years For Raping 6-Year-Old Girl

A Will County judge sentenced a Joliet man whom prosecutors called a “deviant pedophile” to 87 years in prison Wednesday for the 2008 rape of his girlfriend’s 6-year-old daughter. Read full article: Joliet Man Gets 87 Years For Raping 6-Ye...→

Manager of Maple Grove McDonald’s gets 10 years for raping 14-year-old employee

Manager of Maple Grove McDonald’s gets 10 years for raping 14-year-old employee

A Maple Grove man who managed a McDonald’s restaurant was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison for raping a 14-year-old employee. Andrew Otero Albertorio, 25, pleaded guilty in November to … Read full article: Manager of Maple Grove McDonald’s gets 1...→

GreenLight Fund raises $5 million to seed new-to-the-Twin Cities nonprofits

GreenLight Fund raises $5 million to seed new-to-the-Twin Cities nonprofits

The Boston area faced a crisis. A Massachusetts study found that within months of aging out of foster care, a staggering percentage of teens ended up in homeless shelters, in jail or pregnant and a… Read full article: GreenLight Fund raises $5 million to see...→

MS-13 gang member will serve 50 years for murder of 14-year-old

MS-13 gang member will serve 50 years for murder of 14-year-old

A 17-year-old MS-13 gang member will serve 50 years in prison for his involvement in the murder of a 14-year-old girl in Maryland last April. Read full article: MS-13 gang member will serve 50 years fo...→

Teen gets 50 years in MS-13 killing of 14-year-old Maryland girl | WTOP

Teen gets 50 years in MS-13 killing of 14-year-old Maryland girl | WTOP

A 17-year-old, who pleaded guilty to the brutal gang-linked slaying of a 14-year-old Maryland girl last spring, has been sentenced to 50 years in prison. Read full article: Teen gets 50 years in MS-13 killing of 1...→

Washington ranks No. 1 on ‘Bed Bug Cities’ list, ending Baltimore’s three-year reign

WASHINGTON - Though Washington's population has grown by more than 100,000 people in the past decade, it's not clear how many bedbugs have come to town in that time. Whatever the number, it was enough for the District of Columbia... Read full article: Washington ranks No. 1 on ‘Bed Bug Citie...→

Teen Gets 50 Years in MS-13 Gang Slaying of 14-Year-Old Girl

Teen Gets 50 Years in MS-13 Gang Slaying of 14-Year-Old Girl

Four teens accused of an MS-13 gang-related slaying of teenage girl have been indicted by a Maryland county grand jury Read full article: Teen Gets 50 Years in MS-13 Gang Slaying...→

Astros fire manager, GM after both got one-year suspensions for sign-stealing

Astros fire manager, GM after both got one-year suspensions for sign-stealing

Astros manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow were fired Monday after the pair were suspended by Major League Baseball for the team's sign-stealing during Houston's run to the 2017 World Series title and during the 2018 season. Read full article: Astros fire manager, GM after both got o...→

Astros Manager AJ Hinch, GM Jeff Luhnow Suspended 1 Year, Draft Picks Lost For Sign-Stealing

Astros Manager AJ Hinch, GM Jeff Luhnow Suspended 1 Year, Draft Picks Lost For Sign-Stealing

Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow have been suspended for the entire season Monday after an investigation into an alleged sign-stealing system. Read full article: Astros Manager AJ Hinch, GM Jeff Luhnow ...→

Alex Cora’s discipline is expected to be ‘harsh’ after the Astros’ manager and GM were suspended one year

Alex Cora’s discipline is expected to be ‘harsh’ after the Astros’ manager and GM were suspended one year

Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow and manager A.J. Hinch have each been suspended for one year by Major League Baseball after an investigation discovered Houston cheated using technology en route to winning the 2017 World Series, according Read full article: Alex Cora’s discipline is expected to be...→

Astros manager Hinch, GM Luhnow suspended one year for cheating

Astros manager Hinch, GM Luhnow suspended one year for cheating

Major League Baseball suspended Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow for one year after an investigation concluded the team used technology to steal signs. Read full article: Astros manager Hinch, GM Luhnow suspende...→

Houston Astros GM, manager reportedly suspended a year for cheating in 2017 World Series

Houston Astros GM, manager reportedly suspended a year for cheating in 2017 World Series

Houston Astros General Manger Jeff Luhnow and Manager AJ Hinch will be suspended a year for cheating in the 2017 World Series, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan. The team will also face a $5 million fine and lose their first and second-round draft picks in the 2020 and 2021 drafts. Read full article: Houston Astros GM, manager reportedly su...→

Catalytic Converter Thefts Spiking In The Twin Cities

Catalytic Converter Thefts Spiking In The Twin Cities

They only take a minute to swipe -- but they can cost thousands of dollars to replace. Read full article: Catalytic Converter Thefts Spiking In Th...→

DNA clears Georgia man 17 years into a 20-year sentence

DNA clears Georgia man 17 years into a 20-year sentence

Georgia law says that testimony given by an incentivized witness — such as the attacker who received a lesser sentence for testifying against Robinson — is insufficient for conviction i… Read full article: DNA clears Georgia man 17 years into a 2...→

Twin Cities PBS names Sylvia Strobel its new president, CEO

Twin Cities PBS has named a 25-year-year public media veteran with Minnesota roots as its new president and CEO. Sylvia Strobel will be replacing James R. Pagliarini, who in May 2018 announced his … Read full article: Twin Cities PBS names Sylvia Strobel its...→

Minnesota Weather: Freezing Drizzle Midday Could Create Slick Spots On Twin Cities Roads

Minnesota Weather: Freezing Drizzle Midday Could Create Slick Spots On Twin Cities Roads

While Thursday will bring a break from the frigid cold, there’s a chance freezing drizzle could fall on the Twin Cities, creating slick spots on area roads. Read full article: Minnesota Weather: Freezing Drizzle Midd...→

Ex-Juarez Cartel Money Manager Sentenced in LA to 18 Years

Ex-Juarez Cartel Money Manager Sentenced in LA to 18 Years

A former money manager of the Juarez drug cartel was sentenced Thursday in Los Angeles to 18 years behind bars stemming from his role in Operation Casablanca, once billed as the largest drug money-laundering investigation in U.S. history. Read full article: Ex-Juarez Cartel Money Manager Sentenced...→

Bucks County Man Admits To Raping 8-Year-Old Girl, Sentenced To Up To 40 Years In Prison

Bucks County Man Admits To Raping 8-Year-Old Girl, Sentenced To Up To 40 Years In Prison

Scott Galant was sentenced to 10 to 40 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to rape of a child, among other charges, on Wednesday. Read full article: Bucks County Man Admits To Raping 8-Year...→

Brewers give manager Craig Counsell a 3-year contract extension

Brewers give manager Craig Counsell a 3-year contract extension

The 49-year-old Counsell finished second in NL Manager of the Year voting in each of the last two seasons. He is 405-381 with the Brewers. Read full article: Brewers give manager Craig Counsell a 3-...→

Mother gets 3 years in prison for Lower Wacker crash that killed 1-year-old daughter

Mother gets 3 years in prison for Lower Wacker crash that killed 1-year-old daughter

Adreannia Donaldson’s daughter Amaria Glenn, was ejected from the car and killed, authorities said. The child was wearing a seat belt, but was not in a car seat. Read full article: Mother gets 3 years in prison for Lower ...→