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SHAKOPEE, Minn. - Police say one person is dead and two others are injured in a shooting at a Shakopee apartment building. Authorities say the shooting happened at the Hunters Ridge Apartments early Friday. KSTP-TV reports no one is in custody, but that officials say the public is not in danger. ___ Information from: KSTP-TV, http://www.kstp.com
BOSTON (AP) — BOSTON (AP) — In May of 2011, Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, then a senior at a prestigious high school, was awarded a $2,500 scholarship from the city of Cambridge, Mass., to pursue higher education. Now, Tsarnaev is on the run, described as "armed and dangerous" and suspected of the Boston Marathon bombing. Two brothers, one now dead, one alive and at large. After hours of only grainy images of two men in baseball caps to go on, a portrait gradually started emerging Friday of the men suspected in the attack.
WEST, Texas (AP) — A Texas law enforcement official says 12 bodies have been recovered following a massive explosion that leveled a fertilizer plant. Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Jason Reyes said Friday that about 200 people were injured in the explosion at facility Wednesday night in the small farming community of West, about 20 miles north of Waco.
MINNEAPOLIS - A teenage driver was killed as an April snowstorm made a slippery mess of Twin Cities roads. The Minnesota State Patrol says 16-year-old Jonathon Pohlen, of Houlton, Wis., was killed Thursday afternoon when he lost control on snowy Interstate 94 in eastern Minnesota, crossed over the median and collided with a truck's trailer. The National Weather Service in Chanhassen reported 5.3 inches of snow by early evening. Cambridge north of the Twin Cities had 8.4 inches.
WEST, Texas (AP) -- The neighborhood surrounding a Texas fertilizer plant that erupted in a thunderous explosion is gone, and the residents here know they've lost more than the buildings that went up in flames. Even as investigators were tight-lipped about the number of dead from the blast - authorities say more than 160 are injured but have not yet released a firm death toll - the names of the dead were becoming known in the town of 2,800, even if they hadn't been officially released.
10 a.m.: 1 of 2 suspects in marathon bombing killed, search is on in Bost on WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP) — The two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing killed an MIT police officer and hurled explosives at police in a car chase and gun battle overnight that left one of them dead and his brother on the loose, authorities said Friday as thousands of officers swarmed the streets in a manhunt that all but paralyzed the Boston area.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings will play their final game at the Metrodome against Detroit Dec. 29. The NFL schedule was unveiled Thursday. The Vikings will also play the Lions to start the season Sept. 8. They have one Monday night game, at the New York Giants Oct. 21; one Sunday night, against Green Bay Oct. 27; and one Thursday night, against Washington Nov. 7.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Errol Mann, the kicker for the Oakland Raiders team that won the 1977 Super Bowl, has died. He was 71. Mann died on April 11 at his home in Missoula, said Sunset Memorial Funeral Home. Memorial services are scheduled Friday afternoon. Mann was remembered by family and friends as a straight-forward, fun-loving, competitive man, the Missoulian reported.
Looking for a reason not to pick the Miami Heat to win another NBA title? Don’t check the odds, where the Heat are such an overwhelming favorite that it might as well be Tiger Woods against a weekend hacker. Definitely don’t bother with the Heat’s results, which show exactly three losses since the start of February. And certainly don’t look on the court, where LeBron James sent season-long reminders that he’s better than ever and already the best in the world.
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Timberwolves head into another long summer and will be getting ready for another appearance in the draft lottery, just like they have every year since 2004. Yet there remains a feeling around the organization that this time is different. Maybe. They have a head coach beloved by his players and considered one of the best X’s and O’s guys in the game. They have a bruising center who has become one of the best offensive rebounders and one of the most reliable scorers in the paint.