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Two deer hunters dead after opening weekend

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A 72-year-old hunter died after falling from his deer stand Saturday in Bemidji, the Pioneer Press reports.

This is the second hunter to die during opening weekend of dear season.

The second was an 84-year-old from Maple Grove who died after his clothes lit on fire from attempting to light his propane heater in his stand, according to the Star Tribune.

Man turns himself in after hit-and-run kills bicyclist

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The man suspected of hitting a 61-year-old bicyclist with his pickup truck turned himself Saturday evening nine hours after the incident, the Pioneer Press reports.

The victim was taken to the hospital after the hit-and-run and later died of his injuries.

According to the Star Tribune, the suspect is a 27-year-old man from northeast Minneapolis and was booked into the Hennepin County jail Saturday evening. He has a history of driving, burglary, drug and trespassing offenses.

Mayo takes patent case to U.S. Supreme Court

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The Star Tribune reports that the Mayo Clinic is headed to the U.S. Supreme Court to resolve a blood testing patent suit.

A California medical laboratory, named Prometheus, filed the injunction against Mayo claiming that Mayo's need blood test is a copy of their scientific idea.

The Wall Street Journal says that leading medical groups argue that no one institution should have exclusive rights to tests that can help the medical field as a whole for revenue based reasons.

Around 4:15 am Thursday morning, Hennipin County Sheriff's infiltrated the Occupy Minneapolis camp ground and proceeded to remove 30 tents. At 9 a.m. two protesters were arrested by police, reports the Star Tribune.

The tent clearing was reportedly "gentle but forceful," unlike the arrests, which were vividly forceful.

According to the Pioneer Press the two men were both arrested for misdemeanor obstruction of the legal process, a gross misdemeanor.

The first man was resisted police and after a thorough struggle was carried to the back of a waiting squad car. Video of the long drawn out event here.

The second man was thrown to the ground by police after reaching towards a police officer from behind. As he was being handcuffed, the man told the Associated Press he was reaching for his jacket.

After an awful season the Twins have decided make an attempt to host the 2014 All-Star game, says the Star Tribune.

The organization plans to spend more than $1.3 million in renovations in accordance with convincing the MLB, according to the AP.

Police remove protesters from foreclosed house

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A group of about 60 Occupy Minnesota protesters were removed from a foreclosed home, once owned by University of Minnesota professor Sara Kaiser, the Minnesota Daily reports.

ABC KSFY reports that two of the protesters are still in custody. One was arrested for burglary and trespassing. The other for obstruction of justice after refusing not to move for police.

Man shot in Minneapolis and left in street

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A man was shot and killed at 10:15 p.m. Saturday in south Minneapolis, the Star Tribune reports.

Kare 11 reports that the police arrived near the intersection of 44th Street East and 33rd Avenue South.

No arrests have been made.

Man turns himself in after hit-and-run kills bicyclist

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The man suspected of hitting a 61-year-old bicyclist with his pickup truck turned himself Saturday evening nine hours after the incident, the Pioneer Press reports.

The victim was taken to the hospital after the hit-and-run and later died of his injuries.

According to the Star Tribune, the suspect is a 27-year-old man from northeast Minneapolis and was booked into the Hennepin County jail Saturday evening. He has a history of driving, burglary, drug and trespassing offenses.

North Minneapolis shooting victim named

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The man shot dead in North Minneapolis Saturday has been identified as Steven E. Meyer, a 36-year-old of Eden Prairie, the Pioneer Press reports.

The Star Tribune reports that Meyer was named Sunday and died of a gunshot to the abdomen.

The Minneapolis based paper also sites 911 calls where callers told police they heard gunshots and saw a car crash, but were unsure if Meyer was the driver. No one is in custody.

Two deer hunters dead after opening weekend

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A 72-year-old hunter died after falling from his deer stand Saturday in Bemidji, the Pioneer Press reports.

This is the second hunter to die during opening weekend of dear season.

The second was an 84-year-old from Maple Grove who died after his clothes lit on fire from attempting to light his propane heater in his stand, according to the Star Tribune.

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