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Fines to Increase for those Caught Speeding in Minn. Construction Zones

The penalty for speeding in construction zones on Minnesota roads will ramp up this week.

Starting Friday, drivers caught speeding in work zones will face a $300 fine, in addition to speeding ticket charges. It's part of a new law approved in this year's legislative session.

Man Identified in Falling Death from 3rd Floor Apartment Window

A 44-year-old man died after he fell out of a third-floor apartment window Friday morning in Columbia Heights.

The fall victim was identified by the Anoka County Sheriff's Office as Brett Roger Bamonte of Northfield, Minnesota.

Firefighters Battle Blaze at Tire Business in South St. Paul

Firefighters battled blaze at a tire business in South St. Paul Monday morning.

The fire started just after 4 a.m. at Pomp's Tire Service on the 500 block of Hardman Avenue.

Two semi-trailers loaded with re-treaded tires could be seen burning at the business.

South St. Paul police and Inver Grove Heights police responded to the scene.

Weekend Box Office: 'Hercules' and 'Lucy'

Casey Messer, host of The Reelz Show, gives you a preview of what's hot at the box office this weekend.

Volunteers Needed to Beautify Spiral Bridge in South St. Paul

Volunteers are needed to help beautify the Spiral Bridge in South St. Paul.

Blooming Park volunteers need help spreading mulch and rocks.

Volunteers are being asked to meet at the Spiral Bridge at Grand and Hardman at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 29th. Wear comfortable shoes, bring a shovel and a wheelbarrow, if you have one. Gloves will be provided.

Cone Zone: Lane Closures will Snarl Traffic in South Metro this Weekend

Lane closures in the south metro are bound to snarl traffic this weekend.

Interstate 494 eastbound from Hardman Avenue in South St. Paul to Maxwell Avenue in Newport will be reduced to two lanes from 10 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Monday. Expect to find the biggest delays on Saturday.

Soldier Surprise: Mom Overjoyed on 5th Anniversary of Son's Death

They say life is full of surprises. Thursday afternoon, amidst the hustle and bustle of a downtown Minneapolis lunch hour, Jill Stephenson's surprise waited behind an SUV.

When Erick Innis popped out, Stephenson was speechless. Innis isn't Jill's son, but he might as well be.