In a few bloody minutes, a man rampaged through a St. Cloud shopping mall Saturday evening, stabbing 10 people before being fatally shot by an off-duty police officer. The violence is being investigated as terrorism, federal authorities said. None of the victims, mostly men who ranged in age from 15 to 53, was killed in the attack.
Gayduobah Goyah left Liberia with a name holding the weight of his country, his culture and his family, but time and time again, he heard his Texas college peers butcher it. With each slip of the tongue, they cut at his name until one day Goyah chopped off his first name for his shorter middle name, Sizi.
Rowdy from lunchtime, Richfield High School students rush to class, filling the hallways with the sound of laughter and chatter. Before they can brush past Richfield Principal Latanya Daniels, she calls out to the seniors by name and pulls them aside to check in.
The Anoka-Hennepin School District is closing a dark chapter in its history. The Department of Justice placed the district under a consent decree in 2012 after several suicides and a lawsuit brought by six students who said the district was not protecting them from sex harassment.
It seemed innocent enough: an e-mail requesting tax information for Bloomington Public School employees. But it ended with sensitive information getting into the wrong hands. The Bloomington School District was the latest target for hackers looking to penetrate school district cybersecurity defenses and steal personal information.
Minnesota has held one consistent spot on a national education ranking in recent years - it's just nowhere near the top or the bottom. Like Goldilocks, the state has not strayed too far from the middle for its annual per pupil spending. A newly released U.S. Census Bureau report listed Minnesota at No.
The moment Barbara Kaufman took one sip from her cocktail brimming with wisps of icy white smoke, she doubled over in pain. Minutes later, she was being rushed to Mount Sinai Medical Center, landing in intensive care. Kaufman, 61, of Miami Beach, had ingested a cocktail laced with liquid nitrogen while attending a January fundraising event in Miami Beach.
The scene looked like an action-movie shoot. An SUV sails off the road and crashes right into Marta Etcheverry's Little Havana house. The fallout: gaping hole, mangled furniture, cascading concrete. But this was no act. Etcheverry's 98-year-old mother, Norma, and her caretaker, were inside the house at 1104 SW 12th Ave.
When a Miramar woman allegedly hurled her 3-month-old baby boy into a lake earlier this month, many people, including seasoned professionals, were left speechless. Jennifer Silliman, however, felt compassion for the new mother, Inakesha Armour.