Prosecutors in the case of a Minnesota police officer charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a black motorist have urged the state Court of Appeals to reject a defense motion to move the trial out of St. Paul.
An Indiana utility that stopped using Lake Michigan water last week because of a U.S. Steel Corp. chemical spill has resumed drawing water from the lake after no significant traces of the chemical were found.
Prosecutors say the man accused of stealing a cache of weapons from a Janesville store and sending a threatening manifesto to the White House left a fake bomb at a gas station to distract police from the gun shop burglary.
At a press conference in City Council chambers, Superior Mayor Jim Paine had harsh words for Councilman Graham Garfield. Garfield faces a felony charge and three misdemeanors after an alleged incident at his residence on Thursday evening.
Representatives from 40 organizations concerned with clean water around the state of Minnesota trickled in to the Capitol Wednesday for Water Action Day. They heard from Gov. Mark Dayton and other speakers and got to talk to local legislators about what they are passionate about.
A majority of Conservation Congress spring hearing attendees say the state should put the brakes on sand mines, large farms and high-capacity wells and repeal statutes relaxing iron mining regulations.