Tribune News Service
PLYMOUTH, Minn. — Just beyond the front gates of Matt Dunn's Plymouth estate, parked on an expansive stretch of lawn, is a hearse.
***Editor's Note: A photo within this story shows the severity of the injuries and may be disturbing to some readers.*** MINNEAPOLIS - Had Maren Kesselhon suffered severe lacerations to her left ankle and foot in any Minnesota body of water other than Island Lake north of Duluth, the incident would have been shrouded less in mystery, and controversy, than it is.
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump collaborated with Fox News to concoct a story claiming a Democratic National Committee staffer was killed in retaliation for furnishing information damaging to Hillary Clinton to WikiLeaks, according to a lawsuit by a private investigator for the slain man's family.
CARSON CITY, Nev. - It was justice. It was a legal abomination. It was reality television before reality television was even really a thing. It was before social media and yet was probably the most viral story of the last half-century. And it's all front and center again this week. O.J. Simpson will go before the Nevada Board of Parole on Thursday morning in hopes of being released from a medium-security prison about two hours northeast of Carson City.
GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — Strawberry the chicken squats precariously, unsure of her pale, domed perch. Beneath her, Andrew Zimmern — a slight smirk on his face as Strawberry's claws drag across his bald head — appears perfectly at ease.
Coffee drinkers live longer, according to two large-scale studies released Monday that add to extensive research indicating coffee consumption is associated with better health. The studies examined the health histories of hundreds of thousands of people who were tracked over many years. They found that coffee-drinking reduced the risk of various diseases among people from several ethnicities, and this effect was seen in drinkers of regular or decaffeinated coffee. And the more coffee consumed, the greater the benefit.
MILWAUKEE - Google search figures show Wisconsinites can't spell their own state name. A map tweeted by Google's News Lab team Tuesday afternoon shows the top searched "how to spell" words in each state. For Texans and Missourians, that's "maintenance." Those in Washington, Alabama, Michigan and Maine alike wonder about "pneumonia," while people in South Carolina stumble over "Chihuahua." And the top word people have to Google to spell in Wisconsin? It's ... "Wisconsin." Twitter users responded in amusement.