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Family Of MN Man Accused Of Plotting African Coup Speaks

A Twin Cities man is accused of helping plot the attempted overthrow of an African country’s government. Papa Faal of Brooklyn Center is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. The 46-year-old is accused of secretly shipping guns from Minnesota to his native country of The Gambia in West Africa.

01/17/2015

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Girl, 2, Seriously Injured In Brooklyn Center Crash

A 2-year-old girl was seriously injured Saturday afternoon in a crash on Interstate 694 near Brooklyn Center. The Minnesota State Patrol says the crash happened just after 4 p.m., when a Toyota Corolla lost control while merging onto eastbound I-694 from northbound I-94.

01/17/2015

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Police: 2-Year-Old Pulled From Brooklyn Center Apt. Fire Dies

A 2-year-old child is dead after being pulled from a Brooklyn Center apartment fire late Friday morning, according to police.

01/16/2015

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3 State Troopers, 1 Driver Struck On Minn. Roads

Three Minnesota State Troopers and another driver were struck by vehicles in four separate accidents Thursday as blizzard conditions wreak havoc on Minnesota roads. The state patrol says troopers were hit by drivers in Virginia, Brooklyn Center and Marshall.

01/08/2015

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Minnesota Man Accused In Gambia Coup Attempt Denied Release

A Minnesota man accused in a failed coup in the West African nation of Gambia has been denied release as his case is pending. Papa Faal, 46, of Brooklyn Center, is accused of conspiring to violate the Neutrality Act.

01/08/2015

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2 Seriously Injured In I-94 Rollover In Brooklyn Center

Two people suffered serious injuries Thursday morning in a roll-over crash on Interstate 94 in Brooklyn Center. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the accident happened just after 11 a.m. on I-94 near I-694. A 2013 Jeep Compass rolled on the interstate, injuring the driver and their passenger.

12/25/2014

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FBI Seeks Help Finding Suspected Serial Bank Robber

FBI officials are asking the public’s help in catching man suspected of robbing three Minnesota banks. The latest robbery happened Monday evening at the US Bank on 333 East Hennepin Avenue in Minneapolis. The suspect brandished a handgun and demanded cash from the teller before taking off on foot, officials said.

12/23/2014

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Officers Named Who Shot At Suspect In Shoreview

Officials have released the names of the two police officers who shot at a suspect after a deadly shooting and high speed chase in the Twin Cities on Wednesday.

12/19/2014

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11 Accused Gang Members Indicted In Minneapolis

Law enforcement agencies across Hennepin County say they put a major dent in Twin Cities gang activity Friday. Friday morning, Sheriff Rich Stanek announced the arrests of 11 known gang members from two different gangs.

11/21/2014

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Family Mourns Man Killed On I-94 In Brooklyn Park

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a car early Thursday morning on eastbound Interstate 694 in Brooklyn Center, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities responded to the incident at about 2:31 a.m. on I-94 at Zane Avenue.

11/20/2014

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Police: 2 Hurt In Brooklyn Center Shooting

Brooklyn Center police say a fight in a strip mall parking lot led to a shooting where two men were injured early Tuesday afternoon. Police say the shooting occurred outside of Checker’s Restaurant at 615 66th Avenue North just after 1 p.m.

11/18/2014

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Champlin Police Arrest Suspected Package Thief

Champlin Police have made an arrest in connection to a string of package thefts in several metro cities. Johnathan Demetrius Lee Henry, 34, was arrested Friday on suspicion of multiple package thefts in Champlin, Brooklyn Center, New Hope and Robbinsdale. He is accused of stealing packages left outside of homes in residential neighborhoods.

11/12/2014

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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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