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Zip Rail Project Planners Release More Details on Proposal

Transportation officials are making their case for a new, high-speed rail line in Minnesota.

The Zip Rail would run between Rochester and the Twin Cities. The plan would have the train make a 100-mile trip in 45 to 50 minutes and travel at speeds up to 186 mph.

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Light Snow Leaves Metro Highways Wet, Side Roads Covered

Light snow Tuesday night left side streets covered and metro area highways mostly wet.

Track the latest traffic conditions here.

KSTP Morning Chief Meteorologist Ken Barlow says the accumulating snow is over and only flurries remain Wednesday morning.

Winter Thaw Hurting Some Outdoor Activities in State

Some people might be a fan of the winter thaw, while others are wishing it was the other way around.

Winter tourism in Minnesota is a $13 billion industry. According to Explore Minnesota, outdoor sports are hurting in some parts of the state, while other tourism is flourishing.

Opening Statements Delayed Because of New Evidence in Brian Fitch Sr. Murder Trial

Opening statements in the trial of Brian Fitch Sr., who is accused of fatally shooting a Mendota Heights police officer, will start Thursday.

That's two days later than planned. The trial was delayed Tuesday morning for two reasons.

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1 Man Injured in Multi-Car Crash Monday in Lakeville

Rescue crews work on the scene of a crash in on Dakota County Road 46 in Lakeville. - Photo: KSTP-TV

One man was injured Monday in a three-car crash in Lakeville.

The crash happened at 11:04 a.m. on Dakota County Road 46 near Interstate 35E.

According to Lakeville police, two cars were going west on County Road 46 and a third car was going east on County Road 46 planning to turn left to go north onto Interstate 35E.

Apple Valley Couple, Child Found in Apparent Murder-Suicide were Dead for Weeks

David Crowley, his wife Komel Crowley, and their 5-year-old daughter were found dead inside their Apple Valley home over the weekend. Apple Valley police say the case appears to be a murder-suicide. 

Neighbors Identify 3 Dead in Apple Valley Apparent Murder-Suicide

Three bodies were found in an Apple Valley home on Saturday. - Photo: KSTP

The neighbor who found three bodies in an Apple Valley home Saturday around 1 p.m. has identified them. They are David, Komel and 5-year-old Rani Crowley.

"I didn't recognize them, then I looked and saw a gun on the floor," said next door neighbor Collin Prochnow.