One of Chicago's bloodiest holiday weekends in memory ended with 17 people killed by gunfire. Police put an additional 1,200 officers on the streets but the weekend ended with more than twice as many shooting deaths as last year.
More than 200 scientists have called for the World Health Organization and others to acknowledge that the coronavirus can spread in the air. That change could alter some of the current measures being taken to stop the pandemic.
Construction of Duluth's first Costco Wholesale store is expected to begin this fall, according to a document submitted to the St. Louis County Board. City and county officials are considering a combined $2 million in tax abatement for the project.
An Iowa protester alleges that the governor's SUV intentionally struck him. The SUV carrying Gov. Kim Reynolds hit a Black Lives Matter protester who was trying to block her vehicle as she was leaving an event.
A reward has been doubled to $10,000 for information leading to whoever set fire to a biracial Madison woman who was attacked while she was driving. 18-year-old Althea Bernstein says she was attacked last week by four white men who sprayed her with lighter fluid.
A Michigan regulatory agency has denied Enbridge's request for quick approval of its plan to put a replacement oil pipeline beneath the Straits of Mackinac. Enbridge contends it doesn't need the Public Service Commission's approval because the agency allowed the original pipes in 1953.
A weekly update shows drought conditions have worsened in parts of the Northland, though the report is based on data gathered before Wednesday night's storms. The U.S. Drought Monitor says there is a severe drought in parts of St. Louis and Carlton counties.
Week 5: Giants Ridge is working toward adding 20 miles of bike trail by the end of the 2020 summer season. This week we take a look at how they are expanding mountain biking opportunities on the Iron Range.
The Wisconsin DNR plans to restart in-person hunter safety courses. The move comes after a hunter advocacy group filed a lawsuit alleging the department has no authority to cancel the courses during the pandemic.