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Teen Struck By Suspected Drunken Driver Dies

A 16-year-old boy died after his vehicle was rear-ended by a suspected drunken driver last week. According to the State Patrol, the driver has not been charged, but authorities said he had also been involved in an earlier crash that day along Highway 252 in Brooklyn Park and had fled the scene.

07/30/2014

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Cops: 4 Arrested After Brooklyn Park Shooting

Police arrested four people Thursday after a shooting in Brooklyn Park in which no one was struck. The shooting happened on the 7500 block of Noble Ave after 3 p.m., and it involved two cars, Brooklyn Park police said.

07/17/2014

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Twins Blog: Former Twins In The All-Star Game

A pair of former Twins returned to Target Field as part of Tuesday’s All-Star game. Carlos Gomez came to the Twins in 2008 as part of a trade for ace left-hander Johan Santana. He quickly earned a reputation as an energetic – if quirky – young player.

07/16/2014

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Police: Woman Arrested For Arson After Stabbing

Brooklyn Park Police have arrested a woman for arson after initially responding to a reported stabbing. Police were called to the 6300 block of 84th Court North by a man who said a woman in the home had stabbed him.

07/12/2014

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Charges: Coach Photoshopped Student Into Child Porn

A Brooklyn Park volleyball coach faces felony charges for allegedly having child porn on his computer and photoshopping images of a student he knew onto pornographic pictures.

06/19/2014

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Minnesota Man Convicted Of Arms Smuggling

A federal jury has convicted a Minnesota man of smuggling arms to Nigeria and lying on firearms purchase records. Fifty-one-year-old Sheriff Olaleran Mohammed was convicted of one count of smuggling goods from the U.S. and 17 counts of providing false statements while purchasing a firearm.

06/18/2014

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Crews Battle 3-Alarm Fire At Brooklyn Park Apartments

Fire crews battled a three-alarm fire at an apartment complex on the 5500 block of Brookdale Drive early Friday morning. The fire started on the second floor of the Moonraker Apartments complex and spread upstairs to the third.

05/30/2014

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2 Could Face Charges After Mississippi River Bridge ‘Stunt’

Two people could face charges after a Mississippi River bridge “stunt” prompted a river search that included water patrol boats and a Minnesota State Patrol helicopter Wednesday evening.

05/08/2014

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Driver Honored For Saving Kids From Smoking Bus

Last month, a First Student school bus started filling up with smoke. Alfred Lewis helped four students with special needs get off the bus safely. Two of the students were in wheelchairs. Tuesday morning in Brooklyn Park, Lewis was recognized for his outstanding performance.

04/08/2014

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East I-94 Reopens After Garbage Truck Rollover

The trailer of a garbage truck tipped over Monday afternoon, causing plenty of delays on Interstate 94 in Brooklyn Park.

04/07/2014

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4 Hospitalized After Apartment Fire In Brooklyn Park

Authorities said four people were hospitalized after fire broke out early Tuesday morning at an apartment complex in Brooklyn Park. Crews were called to the Huntington Place Apartments on the 5800 block of 73rd Avenue just after 1 a.m.

04/01/2014

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Franken Wants The Federal Gov’t To Cover School Lunch Co-Pay

Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken wants the federal government, not the state government, to cover the 40-cent co-pay required if a child can’t come up with the money in the school lunch line.

03/17/2014

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Suburban Spotlight: Jamie Visits Brooklyn Park

All week long, the WCCO Morning Show team is putting the suburbs in the spotlight. Jamie Yuccas’ dart landed on Brooklyn Park, which is located on the west bank of the Mississippi River in northwestern Hennepin County.

02/26/2014

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Heavy Snowfall Brings Increased Risk Of Injuries

John Egnell knows he can’t beat winter, so he joins it. Friday morning, he took care of his own driveway, and then tackled two other driveways for neighbors in Brooklyn Park. He has a snow blower, so he was more than happy to help. “My hands are a little sore just from using a snow blower,” Egnell said. “I can’t imagine shoveling it all.”

02/21/2014

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2 Arrested In St. Cloud Burglary, Assault

Two people have been arrested after a man was robbed and assaulted in his home in St. Cloud on Saturday, according to authorities.

02/16/2014

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