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Light Rail Practices Emergency Drill in St. Paul

Metro Transit police, St. Paul police and fire and Rail Operations are taking part in an emergency drill for St. Paul’s downtown Light Rail Sunday afternoon. The drill will go from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of University Avenue and Raymond Avenue.

04/05/2014

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Hollowed-Out Grenade Prompts Evacuation Of St. Paul School

A St. Paul community school was evacuated Friday morning after a hallowed-out grenade was found in a student’s backpack, according to district officials. Police were called to Heights Community School on the city’s east side just after 11 a.m. Heights is part of the St. Paul Public School district, and serves students from prekindergarten through fifth grade.

03/07/2014

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The Wrong Man

Has the media and law enforcement learned any lessons from the Olympic bombing in 1996?

10/07/2013

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Good Question: Reply All: The Oklahoma Tornado

It’s important to remember that sometimes there’s nothing anyone could do. Tornadoes are powerful, and mysterious, and random. But many of you had good questions related to the tragedy in Oklahoma. Why aren’t there basements in Oklahoma? – Betty Cozatt. Nationally only 31 percent of newly constructed homes have basements.

05/20/2013

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Dayton Declares Emergency After Minn. Storm

The spring snowstorm that made travel difficult Thursday across parts of Minnesota heaped more headaches on the southwest corner of the state, where communities are still struggling to restore power following an ice storm earlier in the week. Officials said it may be early next week before electricity is restored in the southwest.

04/11/2013

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Baby Born In Family Bathroom As Girls Call Paramedics

A Friday night at home with her daughters Jaida and Ana was what Kristine Ramos-Walker was really looking forward to. She wasn’t due for another 12 days, but just after 7 p.m. she started having contractions.

02/19/2013

Boy Hero

9-Year-Old Boy Honored For Saving Sister’s Life

A nine-year-old Minneapolis boy and a Minneapolis 911 operator are being honored for helping to save a 2-year-old girl’s life. According to City of Minneapolis representatives, 9-year-old Rodrigo Sosa called 911 on May 5 because his little sister was unconscious from a seizure.

08/20/2012

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Major First Responders Drill Blackens Skies Over Anoka

It could happen anytime — a collision between a Northstar commuter rail train packed with Twins fans and a freight train hauling dangerous chemicals.

06/23/2012

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Minneapolis Students On Flight During Emergency

Dozens of Minneapolis Southwest High School students had a frightening flight experience on a field trip to New York.

04/23/2012

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U Of M Installs 21 Speakers On Campus For Emergencies

The University of Minnesota is putting up 21 speakers at its campus, where pre-recorded messages during a true emergency can be broadcast.

09/12/2011

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6-Year-Old Calls 911 For Grandmother

Quick thinking from a 6-year-old may have saved her grandmother’s life in Chaska Wednesday.

08/18/2011

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Violent Storms Rip Across The South

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04/28/2011

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Ramsey Co. Promotes Emergency Program For Disabled

Ramsey County Sheriff Matt Bostrom is promoting a new service designed to help disabled residents in the event of an emergency.

04/18/2011

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Program Could Help Disabled Residents In Emergency

Ramsey County has a new service designed to help disabled residents in the event of an emergency.

01/29/2011