The "significant" winter storm dropping heavy snow, freezing rains and potentially damaging ice is expected to last through early Wednesday, the National Weather Service warns.
Christina Lusk sued over harassment, assault and discrimination she says she experienced while incarcerated. In its settlement of the case, Minnesota will grant her access to gender-affirming care.
Twenty-two cars, including 10 carrying ethanol, derailed west of Minneapolis; four are on fire. The derailment's cause is under investigation. There is a half-mile evacuation area around the site.
Heavy snow and high winds are causing blizzard conditions in the Upper Midwest. It's the latest stage of a three-day storm that's placed over half the country under winter weather warnings.
The Minnesota Republican served three terms and championed health care reform and protecting rights for disabled people, including the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act.
Chauvin is currently serving concurrent state and federal sentences in an Arizona prison. The three-person Court of Appeals says it will issue its opinion within 90 days.
The defendants allegedly carried out a plot to steal $250 million from a nutrition program meant to serve needy children in Minnesota. Officials called it a "brazen scheme of staggering proportions."
The 11-year-old vizsla-Labrador mix screened passengers at a Minnesota airport and helped with security at major sporting events. He celebrated his last day at work with toys, cake and pets.
After Minnesota lawmakers approved a measure to legalize the sale of certain types of THC edibles, at least one Republican said he didn't realize what he was approving.
With the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, Minnesota will be one of the states where abortion remains legally protected. But legal doesn't necessarily mean accessible, advocates warn.