The chilling phrase is heard in an audio recording made seconds after Byron Smith shot 17-year-old Nicholas Brady on Nov. 22, 2012, in the basement of Smith's home. The recording was played for jurors Tuesday in the second day of Smith's murder trial in Morrison County District Court.
While Allina Health System plans to suspend water births -- underwater deliveries that proponents say help women better cope with labor pain -- no other Twin Cities hospitals report they plan to follow suit.
SANDSTONE, Minn. -- A sanctuary for exotic cats in east-central Minnesota has agreed with the state attorney general's office to improve its business practices after the head of the nonprofit acknowledged misusing thousands of dollars in donations, the sanctuary said Tuesday.
Light-rail projects such as the Central Corridor or its future extension, the Southwest Line, are touted by officials as ways to connect low-income workers and residents of affordable housing to jobs throughout the metro.
MADISON, Wis. -- The former supervisor of the Wisconsin Department of Justice's Milwaukee office allowed nearly four dozen Internet child pornography cases to languish for months, agency officials said in his termination letter.
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. -- Republican state Sen. Joe Leibham and Winnebago County Executive Mark Harris, a Democrat, announced their runs for Congress on Tuesday, with both saying that their ability to work with others made them a good choice to replace Republican Rep. Tom Petri.
LAS VEGAS -- A 36-year-old California man is facing federal criminal charges following his arrest in Las Vegas on charges alleging he transported a teenage girl from Minnesota to Los Angeles to engage in prostitution.
MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin existing home sales fell 11 percent in March compared to the same month last year, and the chillier winter may be to blame, the Wisconsin Realtors Association said this week.
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- A Clay County judge has been reprimanded by the Minnesota Board on Judicial Standards after its investigation revealed a string of failures to follow the law, chronic lateness to court hearings and other problems with the judge's conduct.
The first two tornadoes of 2014 damaged property near the western Minnesota communities of Minneota and St. Leo in late March. As tornado season intensifies, every Minnesotan should take time to plan for severe weather.