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4 Things To Know: Theater Shooting, A Vikings Win & Violence Abroad

Here’s a look at the four things you need to know for Sunday, Aug. 23.

08/23/2015

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Target Looking To Sell West Campus In St. Louis Park

Target’s west campus could be moving. According to a Target spokesperson, Target wants to put it’s west campus building up for sale this November and move the 1,300 employees housed there to the Brooklyn Park campus.

08/13/2015

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After 2 Parking Lot Punches, 1 Man Dead, 1 Charged With Manslaughter

A Minneapolis man is accused of killing a Brooklyn Park man with two punches thrown during a parking lot dispute.

08/11/2015

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Man Charged With Strangling Brooklyn Park Girlfriend

A man is charged with murder Friday after an early-morning domestic violence incident ended in the strangulation of his girlfriend, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.

08/07/2015

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Toddler Found Alone At Busy Intersection Reunited With Mother

Police searched for hours Thursday for the parents of a 3-year-old boy found on the side of a busy metro road, wearing only a diaper.

08/06/2015

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Brooklyn Park Reaches $2.85M Settlement With Man Shot By Officer

The City of Brooklyn Park has reached a settlement with a man shot last year by a city police officer. The city agreed to pay 23-year-old Shoua Yang $2.85 million. According to the lawsuit, Yang and some friends went to a Valentine’s Day Party when a fight broke out.

07/31/2015

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Here’s How Athletes, Workers Beat The Hot, Humid Weather

For many Minnesotans there is just no way to avoid the recent spell of hot and humid weather.

07/27/2015

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After Tough Year, Liberian Community Celebrates Independence Day

Minnesota has one of the largest Liberian populations outside of the country itself. That’s why dozens of people gathered at Park Center High School in Brooklyn Park Saturday evening to celebrate Liberia’s independence from colonial powers.

07/25/2015

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Brooklyn Park Home Damaged By Fire

A fire damaged a Brooklyn Park home early Monday morning. According to police, the fire happened around 1:30 a.m. on Mississippi Circle North.

07/06/2015

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Police Seek Suspect In Brooklyn Park Shooting

Authorities are looking for a suspect after a shooting in Brooklyn Park left one man injured Thursday afternoon. The Brooklyn Park Police Department was called to a report of shots fired at about 4:45 p.m. near the area of 85th Avenue and Douglas Drive.

07/02/2015

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Brooklyn Park To Pitch Stadium Site For Minnesota United

Now that we know major league soccer is coming to Minnesota, the question remains where will those games be played. The owners of the Minnesota United team are looking at downtown Minneapolis for the stadium site. Today, we learned they’re also talking to a Twin Cities suburb.

06/24/2015

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Vehicle Goes Off HIghway Into Holding Pond

A vehicle went off the road at the intersection of Interstate 94 with Highway 169 near Maple Grove Friday afternoon. Minnesota Department of Transportation cameras showed the vehicle in a holding pond, with the driver and another occupant standing on the roof.

06/19/2015

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Body Of 3-Year-Old Recovered From Brooklyn Park Swimming Pool

The body of a 3-year-old girl was recovered from a pool in an apartment complex in Brooklyn Park early Monday morning, according to police. Brooklyn Park police said officers received a report of a missing child at around 10 p.m. Sunday.

06/15/2015

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Group: Alleged Terroristic Threats Against Couple In Car Motivated By Bias

A Brooklyn Park woman is facing charges for threatening a couple with a pellet rifle as they waited to pick up their son. And one Minnesota organization claims the incident was motivated by bias. Nancy Kay Knoble, 48, was charged with one count of terroristic threats and reckless disregard.

05/28/2015

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Former Viking Delivers Sermon As Superhero

Former Vikings player Anthony Bass is now a pastor. Sunday, he delivered a sermon inspired by “The Avengers” at Endurance Church in Brooklyn Park. He dressed as Captain America.

05/17/2015

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Adapted Bowling Tournament Strikes Brothers’ Fancy

You don’t know what it’s like until you’ve sat where they’re sitting and watched what they’re watching.

How their boys come alive when they pick up a bowling ball.

05/15/2015

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National Guard Troops Mobilized In Fight Against Avian Flu

National Guard soldiers have been called to help euthanize birds as part of the effort to stem the spread of avian flu in Minnesota.

04/26/2015

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Terror Suspect’s Sister: ‘I Feel Like My Brother Got Set Up’

We are learning more about one of the six Minnesota men accused of trying to join ISIS. The sister of 20-year-old Guled Omar spoke to WCCO Wednesday evening. “I believe that my brother is innocent and that he didn’t do anything wrong,” Shukri Omar said.

04/22/2015

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2 Families Displaced After Brooklyn Park Apartment Fire

Authorities say two families are displaced after an apartment fire in Brooklyn Park on Sunday. Crews were called to an apartment complex on the 6300 block of Boone Avenue North Sunday afternoon after a report of a fire.

04/12/2015

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Community Raising Funds To Bury Murdered Woman In Kenya

Minnesota Kenyans are coming together in tragedy to send one of their own home. Police say Esther Muchina-Dobie’s husband shot her in the head before killing himself. Their bodies were found in their Savage home a week and a half ago.

04/10/2015

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Police: Multiple Shots Allegedly Fired In Brooklyn Park

Multiple shots were allegedly fired in Brooklyn Park early Tuesday morning, according to Hennepin County Dispatch. According to Hennepin County, police responded to a call around 1 a.m. of multiple gun shots being fired.

04/01/2015

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Winter Litterers Blamed For Millions In Road Clean-Up Costs

Minnesota’s early snow melt means a rapid start to a messy job this time of year — picking up roadside trash.

03/30/2015

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Brooklyn Park Barber Steps Away From His Scissors After 50 Years

On March 28 a local man’s decades-long career is coming to an end. Brooklyn Park barber Denny Brummer will put down his clippers for good. He’s been cutting hair since he was 18-years old. Things are cut and dry at Brummer’s shop. The 68-year-old offers one style, he doesn’t even ask, he just clips.

03/28/2015

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6-Year-Old Remembered By Friends And Family At Birthday Party, But Questions Linger

Friends and family celebrated what would have been Kendrea Johnson’s 7th birthday Saturday afternoon. Meanwhile, the state of Minnesota has revoked the foster agency’s license while investigators look into Johnson’s death.

03/28/2015

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Brookly Park Hosts Forum To Increase Communication Between Police, Residents

After several recent high-profile shootings of unarmed men by police across the country, many cities are re-evaluating how they interact with the communities they serve.

03/15/2015

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