The first line of the state investigative report into the I-35W bridge collapse that killed 13 and injured 145 more 15 years ago on Monday reads like this: “Lives were shattered by the collapse of the I-35W Bridge. So, too, was confidence in the safety of Minnesota’s bridges.”
Police say three children whose bodies were found in a suburban Minneapolis lake over the holiday weekend died in drownings that were classified as homicides, and their mother died of a drowning that was suicide.
The Minnesota Board of Animal Health has released its temporary poultry exhibition ban, beginning today. The ban previously included all poultry events where live poultry and susceptible birds were brought together and then dispersed.
The judge overseeing the federal civil rights cases of four former Minneapolis police officers in the killing of George Floyd has accepted the terms of Derek Chauvin’s plea agreement and will sentence him to 20 to 25 years in prison.
Animal testing at Mayo Clinic is raising some eyebrows, and has been for a few years. Tuesday, a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) inspection report on Mayo Clinic was released showing a puppy died after being used for experimentation.