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Police: 13-Year-Old Stabs Father In Chest

A 47-year-old Fridley man is in critical condition after he was stabbed by his 13-year-old son Monday. According to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office, Fridley police officers responded to a call of a “heavy domestic” situation in the 5200 block of Lincoln St. NE.

06/01/2015

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Lino Lakes Officer Hurt After Fatally Shooting Driver Who Dragged Him

One man is dead and a police officer is hurt after an officer-involved shooting in the north metro Friday night. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says the shooting happened during a traffic stop on Interstate 694 in Fridley at about 10:52 p.m.

05/09/2015

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Fridley Residents Remember Devastation Of 1965 Tornadoes

They called it the “longest night” for good reason: 13 people were killed and, in Fridley alone, one in every four homes was damaged or destroyed.

Folks have come together Wednesday to remember that fateful night exactly 50 years ago.

05/06/2015

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50 Years Ago: Tornadoes Storm Through Twin Cities

Fifty years ago this Wednesday evening, Dick Chapman and Charlie Boone spent six straight hours taking calls from people and, using a map and a pen, tracked the storm as it tore across the Twin Cities.

05/06/2015

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Web Extra: WCCO Radio Archives Of 1965 Tornadoes

Fifty years ago this Wednesday, the Twin Cities were ravaged by a series of tornadoes that struck the northwestern metro area. No fewer than six tornadoes touched down as the storm system moved through, some of them on the ground simultaneously.

05/05/2015

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High School Launches Anti-Bullying ‘We Don’t Say’ Program

Some Twin Cities students are speaking up about bullying by staying silent. Totino-Grace High School in Fridley launched a new campaign this week called “We Don’t Say.” It highlights seven words and phrases the students won’t use because of their meanings and how the words affect others.

04/29/2015

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MDH: Potentially-Harmful Chemical Found In New Brighton Drinking Water

The Minnesota Department of Health says elevated levels of a harmful chemical have been detected in New Brighton’s drinking water system. Health officials say the presence of the chemical — 1, 4-Dioxane — does not pose an immediate health risk, but long-time exposure could present a cancer threat.

04/17/2015

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Anoka Co. Sheriff: Body Found Near Miss. River In Fridley

A body was discovered near the Mississippi River in Fridley Thursday afternoon. The Anoka County Sheriff’s office says a person fishing near Manomin Park spotted the body at about 2 p.m.

04/09/2015

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Inspiring Fridley 5th Grader Attends White House Egg Roll

President Obama and the First Lady hosted the annual White House Easter Egg Roll Monday morning. The event draws tens of thousands of people to the White House South Lawn each year. Among the kids there was Fridley fifth-grader, Graham Trocke-Fowler.

04/06/2015

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Charges: Woman Angry At Boyfriend Sets Trailer Home On Fire

A 43-year-old Fridley woman is accused of arson in connection with a fire at a mobile home early Sunday morning. Jennifer Robyn Beck has been charged with two counts of first-degree arson in connection with the incident.

03/24/2015

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Sheriff: Woman In Custody In Fridley House Fire

A 43-year-old woman is in custody after a disturbance led to a fire at a residence in Fridley early Sunday morning, according to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office. Officers with the Fridley Police Department were called at about 4:55 a.m. to a disturbance on the 1000 block of North Circle.

03/22/2015

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Police: Fridley Man Causes $5K Worth Of Damage During ‘Meth Rage’

A Fridley man is facing property damage and assault charges after going into a “meth rage” earlier this month. Charles Dale Otterness, 48, faces one count of first-degree criminal damage to property and one count of fourth-degree assault.

03/10/2015

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Patrol: 1 Killed, Several Injured Following 3-Car Crash On I-694

The State Patrol says a man died early Sunday morning after he drove the wrong way down westbound Interstate 694 in the north metro and slammed into two cars, injuring six people.

03/08/2015

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Charges: Jail Deputy Finds Knife In Shoplifter’s Crotch

A 24-year-old woman is accused of stealing from a Fridley Walmart and hiding a knife – still inside its packing – in her crotch, according to charges filed Monday.

02/24/2015

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Woman Gets 14+ Years For Luring Men To Knife Attack

A woman convicted of luring two men into a brutal knife assault in Fridley last summer was sentenced Wednesday to almost 15 years in prison. Tiffani Marie Ivy pleaded guilty to two counts of aiding and abetting first-degree assault.

02/18/2015

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State Patrol: 135 Crashes In Metro Due To Icy Rain, Sleet

Minnesota State Patrol are reporting at least 135 crashes in the metro area due to the icy rain Tuesday. The state patrol said there have been 135 crashes and 40 spin-outs between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

02/10/2015

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Totino-Grace Wrestler Seeks 4th Title, Competitive Edge

All he wants to do is win his fourth straight state wrestling title. That’s life for Totino-Grace stand out Lance Benick, who will wrestle at Arizona State next season.

01/22/2015

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Man, 42, Charged In Fridley Standoff; Bail Set At $3M

A 42-year-old man is facing multiple charges of assault in connection to a Fridley standoff on Dec. 30, 2014, the Anoka County Attorney’s Office announced Friday.

01/09/2015

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Suspect In Custody After Fridley Standoff

A convicted murderer was taken into custody Tuesday evening after a standoff at a Fridley apartment building, Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek said. According to Stanek, Eugene Ryan Boos, 42, was taken into custody after a standoff that lasted over five hours.

12/30/2014

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Fridley Apartment Building Fire Put Out By Stovetop Extinguisher

A Fridley kitchen fire caused about $2,000 in property damage Thursday before being put out by a stovetop extinguisher.

11/21/2014

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Woman Killed In Fridley Apt. Fire ID’d

A woman who died after firefighters pulled her from a burning Fridley apartment building has been identified. Police said the fire broke out around 5:42 a.m. Saturday morning in the 1600 block of 73rd Avenue Northeast.

11/09/2014

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1 Dead After Fridley Apartment Fire

A woman was taken to the hospital after a fire broke out in a Fridley apartment building early Saturday morning. Police said the fire broke out just before 6 a.m. in the 1600 block of 73rd Avenue Northeast.

11/08/2014

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Driver Injured After Crash With Semi In Fridley

A driver suffered minor injuries after being involved in a crash with a semi-truck early Thursday morning in Fridley, according to the State Patrol.

10/23/2014

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Cities Begin New Training For Hazardous Material Transportation

For the first time, Minnesota cities are required to partner with the state for safety training on the transportation of oil and other hazardous materials.

10/09/2014

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2 Teens Could Face Charges In Fridley Playground Fire

Two teenagers could face charges after a playground at a school in Fridley was destroyed by fire over the weekend. Fridley Police and fire officials were called to Hayes Elementary School on the 600 block of Mississippi Street at about 2:57 p.m. Saturday on a report that that playground equipment was on fire.

09/22/2014

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