At about 2:10 p.m., Doris Hanson, 76, of Brooks, Minn., was traveling south and swerved into the lane of opposite traffic. Her car collided head on with the car of James Bateson, 66, of Gary, the patrol said.
Police were responding to reports of a shooting at a Colorado high school on Friday in which two people may have been wounded, local media reported. The suspect in the shooting is dead, Arapahoe County Sheriff Grayson Robinson said on CNN.
The U.S. Mega Millions jackpot has grown to an estimated $400 million, prompting a rush of ticket-buying by people betting their luck will hold out when the second-largest drawing on record takes place on the night of Friday the 13th.
It has been a year since Kaitlin Roig barricaded herself and 15 first-graders in a bathroom at Sandy Hook Elementary School, hiding from a gunman who would go on to kill 26 people in an 11-minute rampage.
A 28-year-old Delano, Minn., has been charged in connection with a hit-and-run that killed a 31-year-old Mississippi man. David George Krause is being held in the Williams County Jail on the two Class B felony charges -- manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident involving death.
The Christmas tree at the Campbell House in Grand Forks will be strung with popcorn, cranberries and simple ornaments. There will be bowls filled with apples, oranges and nuts. And there will be plates of cookies.
Nearly 73 percent of Minnesota children were prepared to start kindergarten in the fall of 2012, or about 13 percent more than in 2010, according to a new report from the Minnesota Department of Education.
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