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(AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
The Chad Hartman Show
September 03, 2019 - 3:02 pm
Practically parking over the Bahamas for a day and a half, Hurricane Dorian pounded away at the islands Tuesday in a watery onslaught that devastated thousands of homes, trapped people in attics and crippled hospitals. At least five deaths were reported, with the full extent of the damage far from...
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FILE - In this April 10, 2013, file photo, a stag arms AR-15 rifle with 30 round, left, and 10 round magazines is displayed in New Britain, Conn. High-capacity magazines have been a common denominator in several mass killings in recent years, and lawmakers are making a renewed push to ban them. Nine states have passed laws restricting magazine capacity to 10 to 15 bullets, and the Democratic-led Congress is returning early from its summer recess this week to consider a similar ban at the federal level. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
WCCO Radio Newsroom
September 02, 2019 - 7:46 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Lawmakers around the country are making a renewed push to ban high-capacity magazines that gunmen have used in many recent massacres, allowing them to inflict mass casualties at a startling rate before police can stop the carnage. Nine states have passed laws restricting magazine...
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FILE - In this April 26, 2019 file photo, Kyle Kashuv, a survivor of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla., speaks at the National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action Leadership Forum in Indianapolis. On Monday, June 17, 2019, Kashuv said that Harvard University revoked his acceptance over racist comments he made online and in text messages about two years ago. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
June 17, 2019 - 5:18 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A survivor of the Parkland school shooting announced Monday that Harvard University withdrew his admission over racist comments he made in a shared Google Doc and text messages nearly two years ago. In a series of posts on Twitter, Kyle Kashuv shared several letters he received from...
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Parkland school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz sits in court at the Broward Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Wednesday May 1, 2019 for a motion by the Public Defender's Office to withdraw from the case due to Cruz receiving an inheritance that can be used to pay for a private attorney. Defense attorney Melisa McNeill and Diane Cuddihy sit with their client. Nikolas Cruz, who faces the death penalty if convicted. Cruz is accused of killing 17 and wounding 17 in the February 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, Pool)\
May 01, 2019 - 1:09 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — More Florida classroom teachers could carry guns in school under a bill passed Wednesday by state lawmakers, the latest response to last year's mass shooting at a Parkland high school. The Republican-led House voted 65-47 on Wednesday to send the bill to GOP Gov. Ron...
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Twins spring training home
USA Today Sports Images
December 04, 2018 - 8:02 am
Tickets to Twins Spring Training exhibition games are now on sale. You can purchase the tickets on the Twins' website or by phone. Also, on Thursday, tickets go on sale for TwinsFest, which takes place the weekend of January 25th at Target Field. Twins pitchers and catchers report to Ft. Myers, Fla...
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USA Today Sports Images
November 13, 2018 - 6:28 am
Officials at Brainerd International Raceway say everyone there is in shock over the death of the track's owner. The body of Jed Copham was recovered Monday in the waters off Sanibel Island in southwest Florida. The discovery came nearly a day after officials were notified of a boater falling...
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Courtesy of Hennepin County 2005 Mugshot of Cesar Sayoc
Edgar Linares
October 26, 2018 - 4:00 pm
The 56-year old Florida man suspected of mailing pipe bombs to Democratic leaders and supporters has ties to Minnesota. In 1995, Cesar Sayoc lived in Plymouth and was arrested and charged with possession of crack cocaine and theft by swindle. According to a Hennepin County Complaint, in January of...
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Lois Riess mug shot
Lee County, Florida
June 11, 2018 - 6:11 am
Lois Riess, the Blooming Prairie woman accused of killing her husband and a Fort Myers woman before being hunted down after being on the run for a month, was arraigned in Florida Monday morning for first-degree murder. The 56-year-old Riess did not appear in the courtroom for the hearing. She has...
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