Minnesota News

Astros outlast Twins 13-12 after nearly blowing 8-run lead in 9th inning

By PATRICK DONNELLY Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Alex Bregman had a three-run homer and the Houston Astros held off the Minnesota Twins 13-12 on Friday night after taking an eight-run lead into the bottom of the ninth. Jeremy Peña had three hits, scored three times and drove ...

Minnesota man’s 2001 murder conviction should be overturned, officials say

By MICHAEL GOLDBERG Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A man who was convicted of murder in 2001 should be exonerated, a special unit of the Minnesota Attorney General's Office said Thursday, saying prosecutors used shoddy legal tactics and unreliable evidence to secure a conviction in ...