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St. Paul Police Reviewing Archbishop Deposition

Archbishop John Nienstedt during the four hour deposition on April 2. -

Archbishop John Nienstedt, the head of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, had not known of any credibly-accused priests serving in the ministry because he took his staff's advisement at word and did not look at any documentation, according to a court-ordered deposition made public Tuesday.

Calif. Man Accused of Trafficking Mpls. Teen Reported Missing

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A 36-year-old California man is facing federal criminal charges following his arrest in Las Vegas on charges alleging he transported a teenage girl from Minnesota to Los Angeles to engage in prostitution.
    
Records show that Laron Darrell Carter was scheduled to for a detention hearing before a magistrate judge Tuesday.
    

Wis. Approves Medical Marijuana Byproduct, Giving Minn. Families Hope

Wisconsin has a new law approving the use of a byproduct of marijuana for medical purposes, but families who seek medical marijuana in Minnesota say the new Wisconsin law does not offer much help across the border.

Injuries Reported after Metro Transit Bus Hits Pedestrian, Stops Abruptly

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Metro Transit Police are investigating after a bus knocked down a pedestrian in downtown Minneapolis Tuesday.

It happened around 8:30 p.m. on Second Avenue South and Washington Avenue. The pedestrian was conscious and breathing and was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center.

Mpls. Considering Changing 'Columbus Day' Name

The City of Minneapolis is considering changing the name of Columbus Day at a council meeting on Friday.

Activists in the city have proposed changing the name to "Indigenous People's Day." The date falls on Oct. 13 this year.

Metro Transit: Light Rail Trains Among Most Energy Efficient in Country

When the light rail trains start rolling this summer, they’ll be some of the most energy-efficient in the country, according to Metro Transit officials.

Mpls. Not in Running to Host 2016 DNC Convention

Minneapolis is out of the running to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

The DNC told KSTP it has sent requests for proposals to 15 cities. Minneapolis is not one of them.

But city officials aren't surprised. They tell KSTP they chose not to pursue the convention back in February when the DNC sent out interest letters.