St. Paul Pioneer Press
ST. PAUL — Clarence Castile says he's not giving up hope. He's disappointed that Officer Jeronimo Yanez was acquitted of charges in the killing of his nephew Philando Castile. He says the system is flawed when Yanez can walk away from what he sees as a terrible mistake without so much as a legal slap on the wrist.
KANSAS CITY -- For 40 minutes, Minnesota United coach Adrian Heath was satisfied with how his reserve-filled lineup fought against Sporting Kansas City’s regulars in a fourth-round match of the 104th U.S. Open Cup. But separation showed in the final minutes of Wednesday’s first half as Kansas City scored a pair of goals before the break and added two more deep in the second half for a 4-0 win at Children’s Mercy Park.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Vikings had quite a surprise in store Wednesday for Randy Moss and Ahmad Rashad. When Moss went to Winter Park, he thought it was to discuss his role for February’s Super Bowl at U.S. Bank Stadium. And Rashad was in the Twin Cities after having ankle replacement surgery here last week.
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Vikings have booked one heck of an opening act in U2, who will play US Bank Stadium on Sept. 8, three nights before the football season kicks off with a game against the New Orleans Saints. Tickets for the concert go on sale at 11 a.m. Monday, June 12, through Ticketmaster.
ROSEVILLE , Minn. -- A Roseville Area High School senior was killed in a motorcycle crash the day before graduation. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Declan Ronan Raverty, 17, of Roseville died late Thursday afternoon in Oak Park Heights when his motorcycle struck an SUV.
ST. PAUL -- A St. Paul woman bit off a large chunk of her ex-husband’s ear during a drunken fight this past weekend, according to court records.
MINNEAPOLIS -- A Maplewood woman has been found guilty of third-degree murder in the overdose death of a man who received the fatal dose from her. Hennepin County District Judge Paul Scoggin filed his guilty verdict Tuesday, in the bench trial of Beverly Nicole Burrell, 30, following the death of Lucas Ronnei of Chanhassen in January 2016.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Bud Grant isn’t the only Vikings legend having a sale these days.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Former Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong won’t be signing with the Vikings. Armstrong tried out for the Vikings at a rookie minicamp last week as a running back and a safety. He said last Sunday that defensive backs coach Jerry Gray told him he would be brought back for organized team activities as a safety, but he tweeted Thursday night that it won’t happen.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — A Le Sueur, Minn., man who pleaded guilty to killing his friend’s grandfather in Eden Prairie last summer says he hid in the victim’s basement for two days before he stabbed him. Nathan Foth, 24, said he heard voices while he hid in a basement closet, but was no longer hearing them when he decided to kill 74-year-old Allen Retzer in July.