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Broten, Scurry, Tollefson Named To MSHSL Hall Of Fame

Three former U.S. Olympians headline the Minnesota State High School League’s 2015 Hall of Fame class. Neal Broten, Briana Scurry and Carrie Tollefson are among new inductees announced Tuesday.

09/01/2015

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Police Seek 4 Suspects In Brooklyn Center Home Invasion

The Brooklyn Center Police Department is on the lookout for four men responsible for a home invasion. A home in the 5000 block of Drew Avenue was the target. Police say the men entered the home, made demands and then shot four people inside.

08/26/2015

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4 Shot, Injured In Brooklyn Center Home Invasion

Four people were shot after a home invasion in Brooklyn Center early Wednesday morning. According to Brooklyn Center police, around 3:15 a.m. officers responded to a shooting in the 5000 block of Drew Avenue North.

08/26/2015

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4 Your Pets: ‘Pints For Pups’ At Stanley’s NE Bar Room

WCCO’s Rachel Slavik brought viewers to the highly dog-friendly patio at Stanley’s Northeast Bar Room back in June. They have a menu just for pooches — including “mutt” loaf — and they have a daily “Yappy Hour” … so calling it “highly dog-friendly” may not be strong enough.

08/20/2015

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Man Sentenced For Killing Good Samaritan At July 4th Party

A Brooklyn Center man was sentenced Wednesday to more than 14 years in prison for the murder of a Good Samaritan at a Minneapolis Fourth of July party. Joseph Lee Smith, 25, was convicted of second-degree unintentional murder in the 2014 death of 28-year-old Cabrie Young, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.

08/19/2015

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Twin Cities Couple Plans For Having Kids After Cancer

A Twin Cities couple is talking about something very personal — infertility. Scott Trenda and his wife, Alexis, have a menagerie of adopted and fostered dogs. “They’re the fur kids, they’re fur beasts,” Alexis said. “They know it and they’re spoiled.”

08/18/2015

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High School League Certifies Anders Broman As Top Scorer

The Minnesota State High School League has certified Anders Broman as the state’s all-time leading basketball scorer. The MSHSL announced Monday it has completed a review of documentation provided by Broman’s former coach at Lakeview Christian Academy in Duluth

08/10/2015

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Volunteers Gather To Clean Up Brooklyn Center Little League Park

Volunteers are helping clean up piles of garbage in Brooklyn Center so little league teams can play ball on the diamond nearby. Someone had been dumping tons of debris at Thurs Park, and the little league was worried it might have to pay thousands to get it out of there.

06/07/2015

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Trash Dumping Causes Big Problems For Brooklyn Center Little League

A Twin Cities little league could have to pay thousands of dollars to clean up someone else’s mess. The Brooklyn Center little league says people have been dumping debris and trash at Thurs Park.

05/30/2015

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Benefit Concert For Barway Collins’ Mother Set For Sunday

A benefit concert has been scheduled for the mother of a 10-year-old boy who was found dead in the Mississippi River last month. There will be a concert for Louise Karluah, the mother of Barway Collins, at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Cross of Glory Lutheran Church in Brooklyn Center.

05/12/2015

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Sanford-Brown Colleges To Close

Sanford-Brown College has announced they will stop accepting new students and will eventually phase out their brick-and-mortar schools in favor of online education. The Career Education Corporation announced the change Wednesday, saying the company will shift focus to their two online universities: Colorado Technical University and American InterContinental University.

05/06/2015

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Barway Collins’ Mother Speaks To The Community

A grieving mother shared her gratitude with Minnesota Thursday for caring so much about her son. Strangers spent weeks searching for any sign of Barway Collins, the 10-year-old Crystal boy who vanished one day after school last month.

04/30/2015

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Drunk Driver Who Killed 16-Year-Old Gets 9 Years

A Coon Rapids man who killed a 16-year-old Brooklyn Center boy while driving drunk, with a blood-alcohol level more than three times the legal limit, will spend most of the next decade behind bars.

04/24/2015

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Sources: Body Found In Mississippi River Believed To Be Barway Collins

Sources tell WCCO that a body recovered from the Mississippi River Saturday afternoon is believed to be that of missing 10-year-old boy Barway Collins. The Hennepin County Sheriff’s office has been at the scene near 53rd Street North and Lyndale Avenue North at North Mississippi Regional Park

04/11/2015

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Police: Male Shot In Brooklyn Center, Suspect At Large

Authorities say a suspect is at large after a male was the victim of a shooting Sunday night at the Brooklyn Center Transit Center. Police were called to a report of a shooting at about 7 p.m. on the 2900 block of County Road 10.

03/29/2015

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28 Years In Prison For Shooting Outside Target Field

A Brooklyn Center man has been sentenced to more than 28 years in prison for a shooting outside Target Field last year. Twenty-eight-year-old James Davis was earlier found guilty of two counts of attempted murder for wounding two gang rivals outside the ballpark last April.

03/27/2015

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Personal Stories Inspire Push For Stricter Sex Crime Laws

A Brooklyn Center legislator and prosecutor is pushing for stronger sex crime laws.

03/11/2015

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Man Convicted Of Murder In Brooklyn Center Motel Parking Lot

A Hennepin County jury has convicted a 27-year-old Minneapolis man of shooting to death another man in the parking lot of a Brooklyn Center motel.

03/09/2015

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Brooklyn Center Family Loses Daughter To Rare Infection

Persephonee Norma Banks died from bacterial strep on Thursday. Friends of the family held a huge party to remember this bright little girl who enjoyed spreading love wherever she went.

02/28/2015

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Brooklyn Center Man Convicted In Gang-Related Shooting Outside Target Field

A jury found a Brooklyn Center man guilty of two counts of attempted murder for a gang-related shooting incident outside Target Field last April.

02/23/2015

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Victim ID’d In Brooklyn Center Homicide Investigation

A 47-year-old man killed inside a Brooklyn Center motel in late January has been identified. At about 4:45 p.m. on Jan. 31, the Brooklyn Center Police Department responded to the Super 8 Motel at 6445 James Circle N. on a report of a man unconscious in a room. When officers arrived, they located an adult male who was unresponsive.

02/09/2015

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Police: Suspect Arrested In Brooklyn Center Homicide

Authorities said a suspect is in custody in connection with the Jan. 31 death of a man after an assault at a Brooklyn Center motel.

02/02/2015

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2 Men Arrested At Arby’s After Crystal Bank Robbery

Two men were arrested in their vehicle in the parking lot of a Brooklyn Center Arby’s 15 minutes after the robbery of a nearby TCF Bank branch in Crystal.

02/02/2015

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Vigil Held For Brooklyn Center Toddler Killed In Fire

A Brooklyn Center community is grieving the loss of a 2-year-old boy who was killed in a fire last week. Friends and family gathered for a vigil to remember Keoni Holt. Firefighters pulled the little boy from a burning apartment building on Jan. 16.

01/24/2015

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Family, Friends Remember St. Paul Man Who Died After Alleged Tasering

Friends and family are remembering a St. Paul man who died after an altercation with police. The medical examiner said Sinth Khottavongsa, 57, died just two days after police used a Taser on him.

01/24/2015

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