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Man Dies In Duluth Apartment Tower Fire

A fire in a Duluth apartment tower has left one man dead. Firefighters were called to the fire on the 13th floor of the Tri-Towers apartment complex about 4:45 p.m. Saturday.

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Man Charged In Fatal Attack On Shopper

A man charged Tuesday with fatally stabbing a 75-year-old woman he didn’t know in a Duluth grocery store told investigators he went to the store to “either shop or kill somebody,” a criminal complaint alleges.

12/16/2014

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Prettner Solon To Consider Run For Duluth Mayor

Lieutenant Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon is giving thought to a run for Duluth mayor as she leaves her post in Minnesota politics.

12/15/2014

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5 Public Hearings Set On Sandpiper Pipeline Plan

Minnesota’s Public Utilities Commission has scheduled five hearings over five straight days next month to hear from people with strong opinions about a proposed oil pipeline.

12/15/2014

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Wander Minnesota: December Festivities (Part 4)

We’re coming down the home stretch, but there’s still plenty to do.

12/15/2014

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High-Speed Passenger Rail Planned From Twin Cities To Duluth

Some 20,000 to 30,000 vehicles a day make the drive up Interstate 35, between the Twin Cities and Duluth. They are largely students, business people and tourists heading up to the North Shore.

12/09/2014

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Police: 3 Dead Of Drug ODs In Duluth Area

Police in the Duluth area say three people recently have died of drug overdoses.

12/01/2014

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Duluth Authorities Pull Man From Submerged Car

A man has been hospitalized after being rescued from a submerged car in St. Louis Bay in Duluth Saturday morning.

11/29/2014

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Police Seek Public’s Help In Finding Person Who Threw A Rock Onto I-35W

The Minnesota State Patrol is asking for the public’s help in locating the person who they believe tossed a large rock off an overpass in Duluth Sunday night. According to police, 22-year-old Matthew Fijalkiewicz, of Superior, Wis., was driving southbound on Interstate 35W near milepost 253 around 11:20 p.m.when a rock came through his windshield and struck him in the chest.

11/20/2014

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Duluth Man Gets 40 Years In Daughter’s Suffocation

A Duluth man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for suffocating his 1-year-old daughter out of frustration with her crying. Thirty-year-old Christopher Peterson received the maximum sentence Wednesday in St. Louis County court after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in October.

11/13/2014

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Duluth Methadone Clinic Cited For 22 Violations

Minnesota officials have found 22 licensing violations at a Duluth methadone clinic already operating a revoked license. State documents released Tuesday show the Lake Superior Treatment Center was cited for violations discovered during a review earlier this year.

11/12/2014

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Body-Cams Come To Minnesota’s Largest PD

The Minneapolis Police Department, the largest in Minnesota, has become the latest to equip its officers with body cameras in what officials say is an effort to improve transparency and hold police accountable. Thirty-six officers will test two camera models over the next several months, with plans to roll them out department-wide by late 2015.

11/09/2014

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22-Year-Old Woman Charged In Shootout

A 22-year-old woman accused of exchanging gunfire with sheriff’s deputies in northwestern Wisconsin is facing four felony charges.

11/03/2014

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Duluth Man To Serve 30 Years For Sexually Assaulting Preteen

The St. Louis County Attorney’s Office says a 49-year-old Duluth man has received the maximum sentence for sexually assaulting a preteen girl. On Monday, Joseph Edward Wilson — who was found guilty of two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct — was asked by the judge if he had anything to say before the sentencing. He did not, and the judge sentenced him to the statutory maximum 30-year sentence.

10/27/2014

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Duluth Man Pleads Guilty To Murdering 13-Month-Old Daughter

A 30-year-old Duluth man has pleaded guilty to suffocating his 13-month-old daughter to death, the St. Louis County Attorney’s Office announced. On Monday, Christopher Dennis Peterson pleaded guilty in State District Court to second-degree murder with the understanding that he will receive a 40-year prison sentence – the statutory maximum – in connection to the July 5 death of his daughter, Layna.

10/20/2014

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