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Brooklyn Center Police Identify Cop Involved In Fatal Shooting

Brooklyn Center Police have identified the officer involved in a shooting that killed a 24-year-old man early Friday morning.

08/27/2013

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Authorities ID Man Shot, Killed In Brooklyn Center

Authorities said Monday a 25-year-old Minneapolis man was the victim of an apparent murder in Brooklyn Center last week. Police responded to an incident at about 3:30 a.m. on Aug. 22 at the Super 8 Hotel in Brooklyn Center.

08/27/2013

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Hundreds In Mpls. Commemorate 50th Anniversary Of March On Washington

Tens of thousands of people descended on the National Mall in Washington D.C. in 1963 and made history. On Saturday, thousands marked the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, which is now considered one of the largest rallies ever held for human rights. In the Twin Cities, hundreds of people turned out for marches in north, northeast, and south Minneapolis to mark the historic day.

08/24/2013

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Family Claims Man Was Killed By Cops While In Handcuffs, Police Investigating

The family of a man killed by police claim that he was handcuffed and Tasered before being shot. Brooklyn Center police won’t comment on that accusation, but said the shooting was the result of a traffic stop on Shingle Creek Blvd shortly after 2 a.m. Friday.

08/23/2013

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Police: Man Found Shot To Death In Brooklyn Center

Authorities are on the scene of an apparent murder early Thursday morning in Brooklyn Center. Police responded to an incident at about 3:30 a.m. Thursday at the Super 8 Hotel in Brooklyn Center.

08/22/2013

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Local Composer Helping Adults With Disabilities

About two and a half years ago, Composer Chris Coyle started sharing his love for music with those who don’t always get to experience its many wonders. A nationally-known musician, Coyle is teaching music workshops to clients at Midwest Special Services in Eagan and Brooklyn Center.

08/21/2013

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Post Office Worker Killed ID’d, Death Ruled Accident

A postal worker who was hit and killed in a June 18 incident at the Brooklyn Center Post Office has been identified. Police said the postal employee was backing their truck up to the loading dock when it struck another employee who was on foot.

08/08/2013

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Brooklyn Center Man Electrocuted By Power Line

A Brooklyn Center man is in the hospital after being electrocuted while trimming trees Saturday afternoon, according to police. The man was found in a residential yard on the 4500 block of 69th Avenue North with injuries consistent with coming in to contact with high-power electrical lines. His condition has not been released.

08/03/2013

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Sketch Released Of Double Sexual Assault Suspect

Police in Brooklyn Center have released a sketch of the suspect involved in two sexual assaults Thursday morning.

08/02/2013

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Police Looking For Suspect After Sex Assaults In North Metro

Police need help catching the man who apparently worked with an accomplice when he broke into two homes Thursday morning and sexually assaulted the women inside.

08/01/2013

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Police: Vandals Make Mess Of Brooklyn Center Little League Buildings

Vandals hit at the heart of a Brooklyn Center Little League field Monday night, creating a couple thousand dollars in damage and a mess that will take days to clean up. Police said the incident took place at the facilities on the 6000 block of Vincent Avenue.

07/16/2013

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Minn. Hosts Job Fair Geared Toward Veterans

Minnesota military veterans looking for an edge in the job market can take advantage of a career fair designed just for them. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development was hosting its annual veterans-oriented career fair on Tuesday.

07/16/2013

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Police: Girl Seen Not Moving Underwater Pulled From Brooklyn Center Pool

Police say a girl was taken to a hospital Tuesday evening after being pulled from a pool in Brooklyn Center.

07/02/2013

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DFL Lawmaker To Run For Minn. Secretary Of State

A longtime Democratic legislator says she’s moving ahead with a campaign for Minnesota secretary of state.

06/20/2013

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Postal Worker Struck, Killed At Post Office

A postal worker was hit and killed Tuesday morning after an accident at the Brooklyn Center Post Office, according to police. Authorities said officers were called around 7:25 a.m. to the post office located at 6845 Lee Ave. in Brooklyn Center.

06/18/2013

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Long, Slow Summer Commutes Setting In For I-694 Drivers

Several times a day, cab driver Bashir Abdi takes a fare over Interstate 694 between New Brighton and Brooklyn Center. But his days are about to get much longer, and his patience much shorter.

06/17/2013

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Traffic Restrictions Slated For Monday Night On I-694 In Brooklyn Center

Traffic restrictions are slated to begin Monday night on westbound Interstate-694 between East River Road and Highway 100 in Brooklyn Center, the Department of Transportation says. The restrictions were supposed to set in Sunday night, but equipment problems prompted a delay.

06/17/2013

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Busy Stretch Of Road Work Ahead In Twin Cities

Construction is the big story to start the week as plenty of it around the metro will close some roads and make traffic tighter throughout the metro, some of it for the rest of the summer and into the fall. Starting Monday, get ready for slow going on one of the busiest stretches of highway in the north metro.

06/17/2013

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Woman Killed In Brooklyn Center Crash ID’d

A woman killed after a Jeep crashed into a tree in Brooklyn Center Monday morning has been identified.

04/09/2013

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1 Dead In Brooklyn Center Crash

One woman is dead after a jeep crashed into a tree in Brooklyn Center early Monday morning. The crash happened at about 1:30 a.m. A Jeep went over the median at Shingle Creek.

04/08/2013

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Minn. Woman’s ‘CancerGirl’ Cards Offer Solace With Humor

When you hear a friend or family member is diagnosed with cancer, it’s often said that the toughest part is knowing what to say. Now, one Brooklyn Center woman’s newest business venture is looking to help.

04/04/2013

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Several Displaced After Brooklyn Center Fire

Several people got an early morning wake up call in Brooklyn Center, after a fire in their apartment building.

03/24/2013

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Cause Of Brooklyn Center Explosion Unknown

Authorities aren’t sure what caused the explosion that evacuated a Brooklyn Center school, and restricted traffic in the area on Tuesday afternoon.

02/26/2013

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Janitors Reach Agreement, Security Guards May Strike Soon

The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 26 reached a tentative agreement with the Minneapolis-St. Paul Contract Cleaners Association Saturday on a three-year contract.

02/23/2013

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Best Places For Guitar Lessons

Regardless of taste in music, age or ability, you can find guitar lessons that fit your needs.

01/31/2013

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