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Man Tackled After Firing Gun On Minneapolis-Bound Megabus

A man on a Megabus bound for Minneapolis from Chicago late Tuesday night fired a gun before trying to take control of the bus, authorities said. According to reports from CBS Chicago, the incident happened along Interstate 90 near a tollway Oasis in suburban Des Plaines at about 11:30 p.m.

05/13/2015

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‘Serial Stowaway’ Arrested Twice In 10 Days

The “serial stowaway” who reportedly flew from Minneapolis to Florida last year without a ticket has been busted again.

05/06/2015

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Kane Leads Blackhawks Past Wild 4-1

Patrick Kane scored two goals, Corey Crawford made 30 saves and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild 4-1 on Sunday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference semifinals.

05/03/2015

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Wild Go With Haula To Replace Injured Fontaine

Erik Haula replaced injured right wing Justin Fontaine for the Minnesota Wild on Sunday night against the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals.

05/03/2015

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Wild Look For Playoff Breakthrough Against Blackhawks

The Minnesota Wild are in the second round for the second straight postseason, and standing in the way are the Chicago Blackhawks — their usual playoff roadblock.

04/30/2015

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Best Waterfront Destinations In The US

Most every popular destination in America shares something in common — a waterfront setting.

04/22/2015

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Sale Helps Chicago White Sox Beat Minnesota Twins 6-2

Minnesota dropped to 1-5 under new manager Paul Molitor. Danny Santana had two hits, including an RBI double, and Phil Hughes lasted six innings after getting off to a slow start.

04/12/2015

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Police: 2nd Suspect In Double Homicide Arrested

Police in Minneapolis say the second suspect in last week’s double homicide on the north side is now in custody.

04/12/2015

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ME: 2 Homicide Victims In Minneapolis Were Shot In Head

The Hennepin County medical examiner has identified two men fatally shot in Minneapolis this week. The ME says 56-year-old Eddie James Pelmore and 47-year-old Odell Frazier were shot in the head Wednesday on the city’s north side.

04/10/2015

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Officials: Chicago Man Charged In North Mpls. Double Homicide

Hennepin County officials say a Chicago man faces murder charges in connection to the shooting Wednesday morning that left two men dead in north Minneapolis.

04/09/2015

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With 2-0 Win By Rival Jets, Wild Can’t Clinch

Blake Wheeler and Drew Stafford scored, Ondrej Pavelec made 32 saves and the Winnipeg Jets gave their playoff push a big boost with a 2-0 victory over Minnesota on Monday, preventing the Wild from clinching a wild-card spot.

04/06/2015

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Guide To America’s Best St. Patrick Day Parades

Pack up your bags and head out to some of the best cities in the country that will be hosting St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, including some of the best parades in the country.

03/03/2015

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Lawmakers Seek Short-Term Action To Stop Asian Carp Advance

Members of Congress are calling for quick action at a crucial spot in the Chicago area to block Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes.

02/26/2015

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College Student Accused Of Re-Enacting ’50 Shades’ During Assault

A University of Illinois at Chicago student accused of sexual assault has told campus police he was attempting to re-enact scenes from the film “Fifty Shades of Grey.” Nineteen-year-old Mohammad Hossain is charged with aggravated criminal sexual assault.

02/24/2015

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Twin Cities Rents Drop Amid Nationwide Spike

Rent prices around the country are spiking, but renters in the Twin Cities saw a slight drop last month, according to a new report by the real estate website Zillow.

02/21/2015

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Twin Cities Rental Market Bucking Nationwide Price Spike

As rent prices spike across the country, apartments in the Twin Cities could be bucking the trend.

02/20/2015

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Wild Climb Back In Contention Behind Dubnyk’s Dominance

Shot after shot, Devan Dubnyk has been effectively defending the Minnesota net since arriving in a trade less than three weeks ago.

02/02/2015

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Midwest Snow Storm Impacting Flights At MSP

The winter storm “Linus” is dumping snow across the Midwest, including at Chicago’s O’Hare airport, which in turn is affecting flights out of Minneapolis.

02/01/2015

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Theft Ring Targeting Purses In The Metro

A group of thieves are targeting purses across the metro. They find victims in crowded restaurants and grocery stores looking for credit cards. The pickpockets have hit Minneapolis, Roseville, St. Louis Park, Brooklyn Park and Maple Grove.

01/30/2015

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Best Chinatowns In America

Dive deep into the culture of China by visiting one of America’s finest Chinatowns. Many of these communities were established by early immigrants looking for a place to feel like they are back home.

01/22/2015

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Wild’s 11th Defeat In 13 Games Leaves Team At Loss

The most fitting summary of the Minnesota Wild at the midpoint of their schedule came from defenseman Ryan Suter minutes after their latest flat performance.

01/12/2015

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Blackhawks Cruise Past Wild, 4-1

The weary Wild dropped their fifth consecutive game, including a 3-1 home loss to Nashville on Saturday night. Matt Cooke scored his third goal in the third period, and Niklas Backstrom had 31 saves in his third consecutive start.

01/11/2015

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Vikings To Pick 11th In 1st Round Of 2015 Draft

The Minnesota Vikings will have the 11th pick in the 2015 draft. The Vikings were one of three teams with a 7-9 record, but the combined record of their opponents was worse than Cleveland and New Orleans to put them ahead of the Browns and Saints. The draft will be in Chicago, April 30 through May 2.

12/29/2014

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Bridgewater, Vikings Get By Bears 13-9

The Minnesota Vikings were just getting started, with a rookie quarterback and a first-time head coach in Mike Zimmer so eager to maintain momentum he told the players to report to practice in a few days.

12/28/2014

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Greenway Out vs. Bears; Vikings Down 2 Linebackers

Chad Greenway is inactive for Minnesota because of a knee injury, leaving the Vikings without two starting linebackers against Chicago.

12/28/2014

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