Minneapolis

Flights cancelled, delayed at MSP Airport due to severe weather

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – Over 120 flights have been delayed and another five have been cancelled at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Monday night due to severe weather. Departing flights were delayed an average of 50 minutes Monday, according to Flight Aware. All inbound flights were grounded at their origin until 8 p.m. due to the storm. For flights already airborne…

Minnesotans Helped Pay For Super Bowl Special Broadcast Of “The Tonight Show”

Information obtained through a public records request shows the state paid the show $267,000

ST. PAUL, MN — Minnesota taxpayers helped foot the bill for that Jimmy Fallon broadcast of “The Tonight Show” from Minneapolis last year as part of Super Bowl festivities. Information obtained through a public records request shows the state paid the show $267,000. The state’s Snowbate program is aimed at luring productions and fostering local industry talent. Talk shows are…

Hundreds March to Protest Immigration Policies

Demonstrators waved flags and banners and temporarily stopped traffic during the 15-block march to protest federal immigration raids.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ Hundreds of people protested the Trump administration’s immigration policies during a march through south Minneapolis on Sunday afternoon. The Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee and the Council on American-Islamic Relations promoted Sunday afternoon’s march as a protest “to demand justice for separated families.” Demonstrators waved flags and banners and temporarily stopped traffic during the 15-block march to…

Judge Dismisses Former Football Players’ Lawsuit Against University

No criminal charges were filed in the alleged sexual assault.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by nine former University of Minnesota football players who claimed their rights were violated after a woman alleged she was the victim of a gang rape in 2016. The Star Tribune reports that U.S. District Judge Donovan Frank found no merit to claims that the men were subjected to…

Boy Thrown From Mall Balcony Remains in Intensive Care

The parents say it has been a challenging road to recovery and they are not sure when Landen will be able to come home. 

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ The parents of a 5-year-old Minnesota boy who was thrown from a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America say their son remains in intensive care due to severe complications from the April attack. In an update on their GoFundMe page Tuesday, the parents of the victim, identified only as Landen, say he has had more than…

Opponents of a $2 Billion Light-Rail Project Worry About Minnesota State Bee

Opponents of the largest public works project in state history are worried that the bee's habitat is being destroyed.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ The group managing construction of a $2 billion light-rail project between Minneapolis and southwestern suburbs is receiving stinging criticism about the well-being of Minnesota’s newly anointed state bee. The rusty patched bumblebee nests, feeds and winters along part of the transit line’s proposed route between downtown Minneapolis and Eden Prairie. The Star Tribune reports that opponents of…

Body Found At Wadena County Fairgrounds Identified By Authorities

He is 54-year-old Roger Donnelly of Minneapolis

WADENA, MN — Police in Wadena, Minnesota have released the name of a man found dead at the Wadena County Fairgrounds nearly two weeks ago. He is 54-year-old Roger Donnelly of Minneapolis. His body was found on the fairgrounds on Thursday, June 6. Police say no foul play is suspected in his death. Categories: Local News, Minnesota News Tags: Death,…

Services Set For Professional Runner And Perham Native Gabe Grunewald

The athlete died Tuesday at the age of 32 following a ten-year cancer battle

Courtesy: @gg_runs/TwitterMINNEAPOLIS, MN — Services are set for professional runner Gabe Grunewald, the Perham, Minnesota native who passed away from cancer this week. A visitation will be held Sunday from 2-5 at Washburn-McReavy Hillside Chapel in Minneapolis. A second visitation will be held from 10-noon on Monday at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis with the funeral to follow at…

Embrace Your Inner Warrior at Fargo’s New Conquer Ninja Gym

This if the first one in Fargo but there are four in Minneapolis

  FARGO, N.D. — There’s a new place you can go in Fargo for family, fun and fitness. Conquer Ninja Gym is offers ninja training and an obstacle course for ages five and up. While there are four locations in Minneapolis, this is the first one to come to Fargo. Owners of the location say it’s a sport that offers a…

Judge says most exhibits from Minneapolis cop’s trial can be copied

The exceptions are five body camera videos that show Damond's final moments.

MINNEAPOLIS – A judge is granting access to most of the exhibits from the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer who shot an unarmed woman in 2017. Mohamed Noor was convicted of murder in the shooting death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond, a dual citizen of the U.S. and Australia who was killed after she called 911 to report a…