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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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Brooklyn Park Couple Going For 5th Child Now Expecting 7th

Last year, Lindsey Dubois of Brooklyn Park and her husband, Herve, decided to have another child. They were already blessed with four little girls and wanted to try for a boy.

02/13/2014

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2 Hospitalized After Brooklyn Park Fire

Two people are in the hospital Sunday after a fire in Brooklyn Park, Minn. When firefighters were clearing another fire, they were called to 6324 Xylon Avenue around 1 a.m. Sunday morning.

02/02/2014

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Xcel Energy: Power Restored After Outage In Northwest Metro

Thousands of residents in the northwest Twin Cities metro are starting their Friday without power. Officials with Xcel Energy said more than 9,000 people are affected by a large outage that was reported just after 5 a.m.

01/31/2014

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State Patrol: 1 Hurt In Car Fire On Highway 169

Authorities are on the scene of a car fire on Highway 169 in Brooklyn Park that sent one person to the hospital. Hennepin County Dispatch officials said emergency crews responded to the scene at about 5:20 a.m. on Highway 169 near Interstate 94.

01/30/2014

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Brooklyn Park Police ID Officer Involved In Shooting

Brooklyn Park Police have identified the officer involved in Saturday night’s shooting, which sent a 22-year-old man to the hospital. Officer Jason Chadbourne shot Shoua Yang, who was involved in a large fight on the 7300 block of Lakeland Ave North shortly after 11 p.m. Yang was later charged with second-degree assault by the Hennepin County Attorney’s office.

01/29/2014

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Police Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting In Brooklyn Park

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Brooklyn Park that sent one person to the hospital.

01/26/2014

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2 Rainbow Foods Close Due To Economy, Heavy Competition

A grocery store war in the Twin Cities is claiming two more casualties. The Rainbow Foods in Columbia Heights closed Wednesday and the Rainbow store in Brooklyn Park will close on Feb. 16.

01/08/2014

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Man Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter In After-Hours Club Shooting

A Brooklyn Park man pleaded guilty to manslaughter in connection to a shooting last year at an after-hours club and was sentenced immediately to more than eight years in prison, court officials announced Wednesday.

01/08/2014

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Police: Mark Andrew Beaten After Getting iPhone Stolen At MOA Starbucks

The runner-up in the Minneapolis mayoral election is recovering after being robbed and brutally beaten Thursday night at the Mall of America

12/27/2013

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Heath Officials: 75 People Likely Got Norovirus At H.S. Football Banquet

A celebration of a successful high school football season ended with dozens of players sick. The Health Department says at least 75 people who went to the Totino-Grace High School team banquet likely got norovirus.

12/12/2013

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Jury Finds Man Guilty Of Role In Prostitution Ring

A Ramsey County jury found a 27-year-old Brooklyn Park man guilty on Friday in connection with a human sex trafficking operation that involved numerous victims — including women who were mentally slow or vulnerable — across multiple Minnesota communities.

11/09/2013

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1 Hospitalized After House Fire In Brooklyn Park

Authorities said one person was taken to a hospital with minor burns and smoke inhalation after a house fire in Brooklyn Park Friday morning. Fire crews were called to the 7400 block of Meadowwood Court shortly after 6 a.m.

11/01/2013

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