Gophers basketball: Minnesota falls to St. John's in second-half collapse

NEW YORK -- D'Angelo Harrison pumped his fists and slapped his chest after being fouled while sinking a three-pointer with 2:23 left in the second half Wednesday, and the home crowd erupted, sensing St. John's had Minnesota beat.

Dakota County to take reservations for Whitetail Woods Regional Park

Dakota County will begin accepting reservations Monday for the three camper cabins at the newly opened Whitetail Woods Regional Park in Farmington.

Garth Brooks cites Ferguson for cancellation

NEW YORK (AP) — Singer Garth Brooks has canceled a Thanksgiving appearance on NBC's "Tonight" show because he said it "seemed distasteful" given the reaction to the decision not to prosecute Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown this summer.

Minneapolis: St. Paul man questioned after vehicle driven into Ferguson protest

A St. Paul man was driving the vehicle that struck a teen near Lake Street and Minnehaha Avenue in Minneapolis during a Ferguson protest Tuesday evening, according to a police report.

Putin's tiger ravages goat farm in northeast China

BEIJING (AP) — Ustin, a rare Siberian tiger released into the wild by Russian President Vladimir Putin, is behaving badly in his new home in northeastern China.

St. Paul boy, 15, dies after crashing stolen car during police pursuit

A teenage St. Paul boy died Wednesday after crashing a stolen car during an overnight chase with police.