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Man Shot By Police At MSP Airport Due In Court Wednesday

The man accused of hitting police officers with a vehicle before being shot at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport last weekend is due in court Wednesday.

04/29/2015

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Charges: Man Shot By Police At Airport After Hitting Officers With Car

A 36-year-old Maple Plain man is accused of hitting police officers with a vehicle before being shot by authorities at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport last weekend, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office.

04/28/2015

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Suspect Shot By Police At Airport Out Of The Hospital

A suspect shot by police at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport is in custody on possible charges of aggravated assault following his release from the hospital.

04/27/2015

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Crews Fight Fire At Bloomington Condo

Crews in Bloomington have been working to put out a fire that began early Monday morning. According to officials, the fire began shortly after 6 a.m. at a condo in the 8700 block of Aldrich Avenue South.

04/20/2015

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Driver’s Cigarette Butt Lights Car, Grass On Fire

A driver trying to toss a cigarette butt out her open window ended up burning her car down to wreckage and starting a grass fire that burned through two acres of land.

04/15/2015

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Bloomington Police Searching For Suspect Who Fled Warrant

Police in Bloomington are searching for a suspect who fled a warrant early Wednesday morning. According to Deputy Chief Mike Harley, officers were attempting to serve a warrant to the suspect at Tarnhill Apartments, located in the 5200 block of west 102nd Street.

04/15/2015

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Judge: Minnesota Man Must Pay Back $250K In Gambling Case

A 69-year-old Minnesota man accused of running an illegal bookmaking operation for about a dozen clients in North Dakota must pay back $250,000 and serve an additional four months in prison on top of the nearly six years he is serving on a separate case.

04/13/2015

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Keith Downey Re-Elected As Minnesota GOP Chairman

Downey received 68 percent of the vote at the party’s State Central Committee meeting in Bloomington on Saturday, turning back challenges from Neil Lynch and Bill Jungbauer.

04/11/2015

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Woman Urges Workplace Sexual Harassment Victims To Speak Up

A Twin Cities woman says a man she sat next to at work sexually harassed her for months. Kathy is now suing Det-Tronics, a manufacturing company based in Bloomington. She says her bosses didn’t do enough to get the man to stop.

04/09/2015

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Blaine Bank Teller Helps Uncover Multi-State Theft Ring

An alert bank teller in Blaine is getting credit for tipping police to a suspected identity theft ring.

04/02/2015

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Ask an Expert: Fashion Forward Thinking For The Season In Minnesota

Minnesota Fashion Maven Sara Rogers sees seven new styles for Spring, 2015

03/31/2015

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Police: 2 Arrested Following Bloomington Hotel Shooting

Bloomington police say they arrested a man and a woman in connection to a Saturday night shooting at a hotel near the Mall of America.

03/29/2015

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Guest Pass: The Pinnacle Climbing Wall At REI

When you have guests in town, there’s a good chance you’ll make a trip to the Mall of America. But in this week’s Guest Pass, Matt Brickman is to taking us to another Bloomington spot, the Pinnacle Climbing Wall at REI.

03/19/2015

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IKEA Unveils New System For Kitchen Remodel Options

Homeowners looking to remodel kitchens have some new options to choose from. IKEA just unveiled the SEKTION system; the company’s first upgrade to its Bespoke kitchen line in 20 years.

03/16/2015

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Bloomington Man Charged In Crash That Killed Richfield Woman

A 25-year-old Bloomington man accused of drunken driving has been charged with causing a fatal crash in Burnsville. Neftali Ramirez was charged Tuesday with vehicular homicide in the crash that killed 34-year-old Erin Randall of Richfield.

03/12/2015

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UPDATE: Bloomington Gas Leak Stopped

A gas leak that led to a road closure in Bloomington has been stopped Thursday morning. According to Bloomington police, shortly before 5 a.m. a gas leak was reported near Old Cedar Avenue in Bloomington.

03/05/2015

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More Than 100 Academics Call For Bloomington To Drop Charges

After more than 100 religious leaders called for charges against Black Lives Matter protesters to be dropped in an open letter earlier this week, researchers and professors from Twin Cities academic institutions are doing the same, according to the activist group.

03/04/2015

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Religious Leaders Urge Bloomington Drop Charges Against MOA Protesters

More than 100 religious leaders are urging Bloomington’s city attorney to end the “aggressive prosecution” of the leaders of the group “Black Lives Matter.”

03/02/2015

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The Cost Of Keeping The Mall Of America Safe

An 18-year-old Minnesota man has now pleaded guilty to trying to join the terror group ISIS. Abdullahi Yusef was charged last month with conspiracy to provide material support to a terrorist organization.

02/26/2015

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Dayton Proposes Fix For 494-35W Bottleneck

It’s been called the 19th worst bottleneck in the country by the Federal Highway Administration. Gov. Mark Dayton’s office said now is the time to fix it. The interchange between Interstate 35W and Interstate 494 in Bloomington experiences from 3 to 5 hours of congestion every weekday.

02/24/2015

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A Look Inside Security Measures At Mall Of America

Security officials at Mall of America say they heard the chilling video from terrorist group al-Shabaab, and they take it seriously. With 150 people on staff just for security, they say this place is safe — they amped up security heavily after 9/11.

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A Look At MOA Security In Wake Of Video Threat

Shoppers at the Mall of America seem undeterred after hearing about a video purportedly made by al-Qaida-linked rebels that urges Muslims to attack shopping malls. The video specifically mentions the Bloomington shopping mall.

02/23/2015

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Lawmaker Challenging Mall Of America’s Gun Policy After Threat

A Republican state lawmaker says the al-Shabaab threat against the Mall of America means gun holders with permits should be able to take their weapons into the mall.

02/22/2015

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Shoppers Hit Mall Of America Despite Alleged Terror Threat

Crowds of shoppers turned out at Mall of America Sunday, one day after a chilling video clip. A terror group linked to al-Qaida, released a video yesterday hinting to a threat at the mall.

02/22/2015

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MOA Strengthens Security Following Video Threat

The Mall of America is beefing up security after the terror group that carried out a deadly attack at an African shopping mall called for a similar mission on shopping venues in Canada, the U.K. and the U.S.

02/22/2015

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