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LIVE: Glamour Ghouls

Halloween is a time when you really want to knock 'em dead, whether your look is freaky, fun or purely fabulous. But when it comes time to head out on the Halloween town, if you…

Lawsuit Seeks to Restore Voting Rights for Felons in Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn.--The American Civil Liberties Union has sued the state of Minnesota to restore the voting rights of convicted felons who are on supervised release or probation. The group's Minnesota chapter says the lawsuit filed Monday in Ramsey County…

Staff Shortage Increases Overtime at Minnesota Prisons

ST. PAUL, Minn.--The Minnesota Department of Corrections almost doubled the overtime it paid prison staff in the past year because of a chronic staff shortage. The state's DOC data shows it paid $12.3 million for more than 262,000 hours of…

ValleyCon Ready for Halloween

FARGO, N.D.- Spiderman, Elsa, Mario, and Superwoman made a special appearance in Fargo as part of ValleyCon's annual kids' costume contest. The kids strutted their stuff on the runway, while also answering questions. "We've been…

Runners From F-M Area Go The Distance

FARGO, N.D.- The nice weather made for a perfect day to run at the Fargo Mini Marathon. Participants came from all over North Dakota and Minnesota. Runners started at the Civic Center and made their…

Man Seen With Gun Near MSUM

MOORHEAD, Minn. - A security alert was issued for Minnesota State University Moorhead at 3:5o Friday afternoon after a report of an armed man near campus. Police say the man stole a gun from someone and was seen three blocks…

LIVE: ValleyCon 2019

If you're looking to get in on the biggest pop culture event of the past 45 years in the Fargo metro area - you'd better head on over to ValleyCon. The region's chief cosplayers, comic…

Pregnant Woman Killed, 3 Injured in Minneapolis Crash

MINNEAPOLIS--Police say a pregnant woman was killed and three others were injured when a speeding vehicle hit a minivan and several other vehicles in Minneapolis. Authorities say police and fire department personnel worked for nearly an hour to extricate the…

Walz to Meet Privately with Lawmakers on Insulin Legislation

ST. PAUL, Minn.--Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz is meeting privately with lawmakers about emergency insulin legislation. The meeting is set for Friday at the Capitol. Walz earlier called on House Democratic and Senate Republican leaders to negotiate a compromise between their…

Lilly Field: The Ghost of Otter Tail County

It was 1887, and in Otter Tail County, a jury was about to make history. A handyman had committed a murder so atrocious that their only recourse, they decided, was to sentence him to…

Officials Say Man Who Fired at Pursuing Officers Shot Himself

LITTLE FALLS, Minn.--State investigators say a driver who fired at pursuing law enforcement officers in central Minnesota shot himself after crashing his vehicle. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says Todd County sheriff's deputies attempted to conduct a traffic stop…

Moorhead Police Release Video of Stolen Vehicle Pursuit

MOORHEAD, Minn.--Moorhead Police are asking the public's assistance locating the driver of a stolen vehicle who fled from police on Thursday, October 10. Police reported to the area of 100 5 Street South for a fireworks complaint. While officers…

Federal Courthouse in Minneapolis Named after Judge Murphy

MINNEAPOLIS--The federal courthouse in Minneapolis is being named after a judge who is seen as a trailblazer in the Twin Cities legal community. Judge Diana Murphy was the first woman appointed to the federal bench in Minnesota in 1980, and…

Minnesota Reports 2 More Vaping Related Deaths

MINNEAPOLIS--Minnesota health officials are reporting the state's second and third deaths due to lung illnesses caused by vaping. The Department of Health said Wednesday both deaths involved people over age 50 who died in September after complicated hospitalizations. One had…