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Help Students Impacted By Brooklyn Center Fire

More than 20 Twin Cities students lost their homes to an apartment fire earlier this week. The Anoka-Hennepin School District says some of them came to school Monday in pajamas and without shoes.

11/06/2014

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Brooklyn Center Apartment Evacuated After Fire Rekindles

Authorities say residents of an apartment complex in Brooklyn Center had to be evacuated early Monday morning after a fire that started there Sunday night rekindled. Crews were called to the 600 block of 69th Avenue North at about 4 a.m. Monday. The original fire started at the complex at about 6 p.m. Sunday.

11/03/2014

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1 Injured In Overnight Shooting In Brooklyn Center

One person is in the hospital after an overnight shooting in Brooklyn Center, Minn. Police believe the shooting happened just before 3 a.m. at the Denny’s on James Circle North. The male victim, who has not been identified, was shot in the wrist before driving himself to the hospital.

10/25/2014

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Local Health Care Workers Urged To Fight Ebola In Liberia

A specific group of Minnesotans is being asked to consider traveling to the area where Ebola is at its worst–West Africa. The people being urged are native Liberian health care workers.

10/18/2014

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Ellison Hosts Meeting On Ebola in Brooklyn Center

A Minnesota congressman said he believes Ebola is more dangerous than ISIS.

10/18/2014

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Sheriff: Man In Custody After Barricading Himself In Brooklyn Center Home

A man has barricaded himself inside a Brooklyn Center home Thursday afternoon. According to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office, around noon Hennepin County Sheriff’s and Brooklyn Center police attempted to arrest a suspect at a home in the 6000 block of Aldrich Avenue.

10/16/2014

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Man Charged For Running Over Girlfriend’s Ex, Twice

A Brooklyn Center man is charged for allegedly running over his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend twice.

10/15/2014

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Brooklyn Center Police Ask For Help Identifying Prowler

Brooklyn Center Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who has been caught on surveillance video peering into a home on the city’s southwest side.

10/15/2014

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MSHSL Hosts Hearing On Transgender Athletes

There was emotional reaction from parents Wednesday afternoon over a controversy involving school sports and gender. The State High School League is trying to offer direction to coaches when a transgender student wants to join a team.

10/01/2014

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Memorial Service Held For American Who Died Of Ebola

A memorial service was held Saturday for a American citizen and Liberian government official who died of Ebola. Patrick Sawyer died in late July after contracting the disease in Liberia.

09/27/2014

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2 Minn. Brothers Killed In Montevideo Plane Crash

Two Minnesota brothers are dead after their two-seater aircraft crashed near the Montevideo Airport, according to the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office. On Sunday at 3:47 p.m., the Chippewa County dispatch received a 911 reporting an airplane crash¬ on the northern edge of Montevideo.

09/08/2014

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Free, All-Day Kindergarten Starts In Minn.

For the first time in Minnesota, free all-day kindergarten is available to students across the state. Gov. Mark Dayton welcomed students at Garden City Elementary in Brooklyn Center Tuesday morning on their first day of school.

09/02/2014

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Charges Say Driver In Fatal Crash Extremely Drunk

Hennepin County prosecutors say a 24-year-old driver accused of slamming into another vehicle and killing the other driver had a blood-alcohol level more than three times the legal limit for driving. Michael J. Vanwagner of Coon Rapids was charged Tuesday with two felony counts of criminal vehicular homicide.

08/12/2014

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Brooklyn Center Woman Loses 9 Family Members To Ebola

Nigeria has one more confirmed Ebola case, and the outbreak shows no signs of letting up. The latest victim in Nigeria is a nurse who was treating Patrick Sawyer, the first American victim of the outbreak.

08/11/2014

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Brooklyn Center Home Destroyed By Fire

A fast moving fire destroyed a Brooklyn Center home Saturday morning. Firefighters were called just before 10 a.m. to a house on 3800 block of 56th Avenue. Crews had to stay for several hours to put out all the hot spots

08/09/2014

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