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Overdose Deaths Exceed Traffic Fatalities in Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Health has an alarming statistic about drug overdose deaths.

The number of people who have died from heroin and prescription painkiller overdoses in 2013 is greater than the number of people killed in traffic accidents in Minnesota.

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Complaint: 2 Andover Girls Found Crying, Huddled Behind Burnsville Man's Couch

Casey Lee Chinn - Photo: Anoka County Sheriff's Office

A high school coach accused of soliciting two 13-year-old girls online is facing six felonies.

Casey Lee Chinn, 23, of Burnsville was charged Thursday with two counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct, two counts of kidnapping and two charges of soliciting a child to engage in sexual conduct.

MSHSL Tables Transgender Student-Athlete Policy Vote

Thursday's big vote on policy changes affecting transgender high school student-athletes in Minnesota will be put off.

Minnesota Transgender Policy Draws Mixed Responses

The words were uttered in a board room filled with strangers.

“I am not a girl,” Zeam Porter said.

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State Identifies 155 Struggling Schools

The Minnesota Department of Education has identified dozens of schools that accept federal poverty aid and aren't doing enough to close the achievement gap between white and minority students or are lacking in overall academic achievement.

Anoka County Deputy Kills Alligator near House

The Anoka County Sheriff's Office says a deputy has killed an alligator near a Nowthen woman's house.

Two 13-Year-Old Andover Girls Found in Burnsville, Man Arrested

Twenty-three-year-old Casey Lee Chinn - Photo: Anoka County Sheriff's Office

A high school coach is accused of soliciting two 13-year-old girls online.

Casey Lee Chinn, 23, faces two charges of criminal sexual conduct and one charge of soliciting a child to engage in sexual conduct. Both are felonies.

Police found the two underage teens in Chinn’s Burnsville home Tuesday morning.