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Minnesota WWII Vet to Receive French Honor

A World War II veteran from Minnesota is about to receive the highest decoration France can present to a foreign citizen.
    
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Sunday will present the Knight of the Legion of Honor Medal to veteran Jim Carroll of Bloomington. Carroll, a private 1st class, is being honored for his service in western Europe during World War II.

Middle School Student in Minnetonka Charged with Making Threats<br />

A seventh grade student in the Minnetonka school district is facing felony charges of making terroristic threats, school officials said Thursday.

The 13-year-old Shorewood boy attends Minnetonka Middle School West in Excelsior.

Local Businesses Gear up for Small Business Saturday; European Christmas Market Opens

In 2010, American Express founded Small Business Saturday which encourages shoppers to bypass the "big box" stores for one day during their holiday shopping and shop local.

Small Business Saturday - the Saturday after Thanksgiving - has grown into a powerful movement, and more people are taking part than ever before.

'Average Mohamed:' Minneapolis Man Creates Anti-Extremist Videos

Federal, state and local authorities are working to stop Minnesotans from going to Syria to fight alongside Islamic State militants and Somalia to fight with Al-Shabab.

Just this week, two Minnesota men faced criminal charges in connection with terrorist activities.

Approx. 185 Arrested for DWI in Minnesota on 'Blackout Wednesday'

Approximately 185 people in Minnesota were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence on the eve of Thanksgiving, also known as "Blackout Wednesday."

Increased patrols started Wednesday to combat the consequences of driving drunk on Minnesota roads.

Turkey Fryer Mishap Ignites Fire in Eden Prairie Home

Troubles with a turkey fryer ignited a fire that torched part of a home in Eden Prairie on Thanksgiving, according to officials.

The incident happened at a townhome on Pioneer Trail and Belvedere Drive West on Thursday.

Everyone inside was able to make it out of the duplex safely, Eden Prairie Fire Chief George Esbensen says. No injuries were reported.

Dramatic Video: Car Hits Protesters at Ferguson Rally in Minneapolis

Dramatic video shows a vehicle hitting several protesters Tuesday afternoon in Minneapolis. The incident happened just after 4:30 p.m. at the intersection of Lake Street and Minnehaha Avenue.