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MSHSL Tables Transgender Student-Athlete Policy Vote

Thursday's big vote on policy changes affecting transgender high school student-athletes in Minnesota will be put off.

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4 People, Dog Escape Apple Valley House Fire

Four people and a dog were able to escape a house fire in Apple Valley early Thursday morning.

Officials say the fire started in the garage at a home on the 100 block of Redwood Street and spread to the house around midnight.

The four adults who live there, and their dog, are all safe.

Minnesota Transgender Policy Draws Mixed Responses

The words were uttered in a board room filled with strangers.

“I am not a girl,” Zeam Porter said.

State Identifies 155 Struggling Schools

The Minnesota Department of Education has identified dozens of schools that accept federal poverty aid and aren't doing enough to close the achievement gap between white and minority students or are lacking in overall academic achievement.

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Two 13-Year-Old Andover Girls Found in Burnsville, Man Arrested

Twenty-three-year-old Casey Lee Chinn - Photo: Anoka County Sheriff's Office

A high school coach is accused of soliciting two 13-year-old girls online.

Casey Lee Chinn, 23, faces two charges of criminal sexual conduct and one charge of soliciting a child to engage in sexual conduct. Both are felonies.

Police found the two underage teens in Chinn’s Burnsville home Tuesday morning.

Dayton Directs State Disaster Aid to Dakota Co.

Although the federal government said no, Dakota County will get disaster aid to help with severe storms and flooding earlier this year.
    
Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday directed Minnesota emergency management director Kris Eide to provide state aid to Dakota County under the State Public Disaster Assistance Fund.
    

Federal Agents Search West St. Paul Restaurant

Federal immigration agents have searched a Minnesota restaurant as part of an investigation.
    
Agents from Homeland Security Investigations searched the Hibachi Grill and Supreme Buffet restaurant in West St. Paul Tuesday. The division is part of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.