(KSTP)--The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last year, has reached a nearly $3 million settlement in his death, according to an announcement Monday by her attorneys and the Minneapolis suburb that employed the officer.
(KSTP)-- The Ramsey County Attorney’s Office and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension plan to release evidence Tuesday from the officer-involved shooting case that left Philando Castile dead after a July 2016 traffic stop.
(KSTP)--Minnesota health officials are hoping the state's measles outbreak is nearing its end as the number of new cases held steady for the last 13 days. The Minnesota Department of Health's daily tally had remained steady at 68 for two weeks, though Wednesday afternoon the department's website showed that total had increased by two. That brings the total number of cases diagnosed in the state to 70 with 61 in Hennepin County, three in Ramsey County, four in Crow Wing County and two in Le Sueur County.
Northern Minn. (KSTP)--Authorities are investigating four separate ATV crashes that occurred in northern Minnesota during Memorial Day weekend. According to authorities, the four crashes all took place Saturday.
Chanhassen, Minn. (KSTP)--Paisley Park is hiring. The former home and recording studio of late Minnesota music icon Prince, now a museum, is hosting a job fair for open positions as tour guides, merchandise associates and in maintenance. The job fair will be held May 30-June 1 at the Courtyard Minneapolis Eden Prairie, located at 11391 Viking Drive in Eden Prairie.
St. Paul, Minn. (KSTP)--State GOP leaders and Gov. Mark Dayton reached a tentative budget agreement late Monday night as Dayton called for a brief special session to finish a deal by Wednesday morning. The special session began at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday morning as the 2017 regular session adjourned.
Minnesota (KSTP)--Two new cases of measles have been reported in the state, according to the Minnesota Department of Health website. That brings the total number of cases diagnosed in the state in the current outbreak to 60, the most since 1990 when 460 cases were diagnosed in Minnesota, leading to three fatalities. Fifty-one cases are reported in Hennepin County, four in Crow Wing County, three in Ramsey County and two in Le Sueur County.
Bloomington, Minn. (WDAY/WDAZ-TV)--Bloomington police arrested a wanted suspect early Thursday morning after an incident that led to an officer-involved shooting. Forty-nine-year-old Eddie Frazier was arrested at approximately 3 a.m. on the 8200 block of Stevens Avenue South after a roughly six-hour manhunt in which residents were told to stay in their homes. Officers covered a wide perimeter, searching door-to-door for Frazier.
(KSTP)--A post to the state's official 7th Congressional District Republican Party's Facebook page Monday that uses and references insensitive language about U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison was taken down and sharply rebuked by the Minnesota GOP.
(KSTP)--Legal experts predict a copyright battle is coming to a St. Paul federal courtroom over five previously unpublished Prince songs. The tracks were released just days before the one-year anniversary of the music icon's death by Ian Boxill, a sound engineer and mixer who worked with Prince between 2006 and 2008. Late Thursday night, a federal judge granted a temporary restraining order requested by Prince's estate against Boxill. And he was was ordered to unpublish the songs.