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Stories with subject: Luge
  • More than 65 arrested in Minnesota heroin sweep 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 8:35 pm
  • MINNEAPOLIS - More than 65 people suspected of selling heroin have been arrested and about 2.5 kilograms of the drug are off the streets as part of a coordinated crackdown to rid Minnesota of the substance that has caused an alarming increase in deaths in recent years, authorities said Thursday.

  • Kotsenburg, Hamlin win awards for top US Olympians 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 11:29 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Wearing a suit for what he said was the first time, snowboarder Sage Kotsenburg walked off Wednesday with honors for top male athlete at the U.S. Olympic Committee's inaugural Best of U.S. Awards.

  • Minnesota's new US attorney plans new initiatives 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 5:09 pm
  • MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota's new chief federal prosecutor said Wednesday he's launching initiatives to combat human trafficking, heroin, fraud, violent crime and identity theft, and he's already reaching out to local authorities statewide for their ideas.

  • Linger brothers retire after missing 3rd luge gold 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 12:37 pm
  • VIENNA - Austrian lugers Andreas and Wolfgang Linger have announced their retirement, less than six weeks after the brothers failed to win a record third straight Olympic gold medal in the doubles competition.