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Cop Impersonator Sentenced to 27 Years for Raping Woman in Fridley

Gideon Charles Arrington II, 36, was sentenced to 27 years by an Anoka County District Court judge for criminal sexual conduct in the first degree. - Photo: Anoka County Sheriff's Office

A Brooklyn Center man was sentenced to 27 years in prison on Tuesday for sexually assaulting a woman as he claimed to be a police officer.

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Design Firm Chosen for Target Center Renovations

New initial renderings for the redesigned Target Center. - Photo: Architectural Alliance/Target Center

Target Center has chosen the design firm that will help with a $97-million renovation.

On Tuesday, the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx announced Kansas City-based Dimensional Innovations will be involved in the facelift.

Education Leaders Work to Close Achievement Gap in Twin Cities Schools

As Twin Cities students head back to school in the next two weeks, local education leaders have some homework of their own.

KISS Rock Star Gene Simmons Appears at St. Paul Fundraiser

A bad boy of rock and roll was in town Monday night for a good cause.

Gene Simmons of the group KISS attended a fundraiser in St. Paul for the St. Louis Park non-profit Matter.

Simmons’ daughter built a center for abused children in Canada; Matter gives medical supplies to the center.

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$25M Energy Program Likely Coming to MSP

After a Monday vote, the Metropolitan Airports Commission can finalize plans with developers for what's being called the "Green Community Program."

It's a big deal, and one commissioners admit they hoped to keep under wraps.

Residents Pack Meeting to Discuss Issues at Hidden Beach in Mpls.

A Minneapolis swimming spot called Hidden Beach was under discussion Monday night, during a packed meeting at Kenwood Community Center.

Nearly Twice as Many Home Vacancies Found in St. Paul than Minneapolis

If you have a vacant home in your neighborhood, you probably know it.

Although the number of vacant homes has been steadily decreasing in the metro since the recession, there are still twice as many in St. Paul than its larger neighbor, Minneapolis.

Research as a graduate student brought Ben Greiling to a lot of empty buildings that used to be someone's home.