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M.E. Rules Death Of Aitkin Teen, Shot By Dad, A Homicide

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has ruled the May shooting death of an Aitkin teen as a homicide — and the boy’s father is the one who pulled the trigger. The Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office says Dawson Vanportfliet suffered a neck and head wound when his father shot him.

07/03/2015

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2 Hospitalized, 2 Firefighters Evaluated After Mpls. House Fire

Two males have been hospitalized and two firefighters are being evaluated after a house fire in Minneapolis early Tuesday morning. According to the Minneapolis Fire Department, crews received a call at 3:43 a.m. from a neighbor of a house fire at a two-story home in the 2700 block of 18th Avenue South.

06/30/2015

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Minneapolis Man Charged In Pedal Pub Crash

A Minneapolis man faces six counts of criminal vehicular operation after he drove into the back of a Pedal Pub Wednesday night — injuring several riders. The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office says Mershon Leroy Corbett, 35, crashed his Chevrolet Monte Carlo into the back of a Pedal Pub on the Hennepin Avenue Bridge

06/26/2015

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Driver Accused Of Striking Pedal Pub Identified

Twelve people went to the hospital after a suspected drunk driver crashed into the back of their Pedal Pub. Police arrested 35-year-old Mershon Corbett, who faces a DWI charge and a felony count of criminal vehicular injury.

06/25/2015

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Woman Loses Unborn Child In S. St Paul Car Crash

A Shoreview woman had a miscarriage on Wednesday after a car accident in South St. Paul. According to the accident report, at 1:52 p.m. a car crash occurred in the 220 block of Grand Avenue in South St. Paul.

06/19/2015

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Gophers Pay Young Wrestler Burned In Accident A Special Visit

A hospital is hardly a fun place for a little boy, especially one from South Dakota having to be that far from home. But when he needed care, he came to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. And when he needed a little cheering up, he got quite a surprise from some special people there.

06/16/2015

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Burnsville Police Searching For Driver Following Stabbing

Police in Burnsville say they are searching for a domestic assault suspect Tuesday following a stabbing.

06/16/2015

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Police Investigate Early Morning Shooting In Mpls.

Police in Minneapolis are investigating an early morning shooting. According to police, the shooting occurred around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 3400 block of Chicago Avenue.

06/16/2015

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1 Hospitalized After Drive-By Shooting In S. Minneapolis

It happened overnight at 28th Street and Portland Avenue South. Police say a vehicle drove up to a minivan and shot at it five times.

06/13/2015

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Woman Arrested In Stabbing Death Of 21-Year-Old

Authorities say the person stabbed to death Wednesday near the Minneapolis Institute of Arts was 21-year-old Anthony Richard Morgan of Minneapolis.

06/11/2015

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Woman Rescued From Lake Harriet After 7 Minutes Underwater

A 20-year-old woman was rescued from the waters of Minneapolis’ Lake Harriet Wednesday afternoon. Police say the emergency happened just before 5 p.m. at the lake’s North Beach. The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office says the 20-year-old woman and a 17-year-old girl were swimming about 50 feet from shore near a swimming raft when both went underwater.

06/10/2015

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1 Dead After Stabbing Near Minneapolis Institute Of Arts

One person is dead Wednesday after being stabbed a couple blocks north of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.

06/10/2015

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14-Year-Old Shot In Neck By Father In Critical Condition

A 14-year-old Aitkin, Minnesota, boy is in critical condition after being shot in the neck by his father Sunday evening.

06/02/2015

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Driver Killed After Running Red Light In Mpls. ID’d

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s office says a 27-year-old Mound man died from blunt force head trauma in a crash Thursday afternoon. Minneapolis Police say Joshua Lee Patterson died after he drove his SUV through a red light at the intersection of South 2nd Avenue and East 35th Street.

05/30/2015

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Person Hit By Light-Rail Train Near Cedar Station

A person is believed to have jumped in front of a light-rail train on Wednesday in Minneapolis. They train was moving at a slow speed into the Cedar Station.

05/27/2015

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Cops: 1 Injured In Overnight Dinkytown Shooting

Police in Minneapolis say they are investigating after a shooting early Monday morning in Dinkytown.

05/25/2015

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Memorial Day Weekend Brings Campfire Safety Reminder

Jessica Patterson can’t hide the evidence of a campfire incident that wend terribly wrong. Back in November of 2009, she and a friend were burning up some cardboard boxes before they planned to see a movie.

05/18/2015

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Police: Friday Night Stabbing Victim Dies

A 51-year-old man died after being stabbed in the neck last week, according to Minneapolis Police. The Minneapolis Police Department said Dmitri Randolph Manning, of Minneapolis, was found bleeding and unconscious Friday night on the 800 block of Park Avenue.

05/17/2015

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Police: No Arrests Following Fatal Shooting In North Mpls.

Police in Minneapolis say a man died early Sunday morning following a shooting on the north side.

05/17/2015

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Dairy Queen Removing Soda From Kids’ Menus

Soft drinks are still on the kids’ menu at Dairy Queen. But come Sep. 1, the fast-food franchise will joins chains like McDonald’s and Wendy’s in eliminating soda. That doesn’t mean adults can’t order it for kids if they want. But for grandmother Jackie Preusse, just knowing the option isn’t listed is a huge relief.

05/15/2015

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Mpls. Police: 2 In Custody For Shooting Death Of Man, 19

An 18-year-old is in custody Saturday in connection with the shooting death of 19-year-old Jordan Carson Adams early Thursday morning. Minneapolis Police say Eugene Watkins is being held at the Hennepin County Adult Detention Center.

05/09/2015

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1 Dead In Minneapolis Shooting

One man is dead after a shooting in Minneapolis early Thursday morning. According to police, around 3:30 a.m. officers responded to a call of a shooting in the 2100 block of 3rd Avenue South.

05/07/2015

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2 Mpls. Women Seriously Injured In Crash With Metro Transit Squad

Two Minneapolis women were seriously injured Friday night after their vehicle collided with a Metro Transit police squad car in downtown Minneapolis. The Minnesota State Patrol says the crash happened at about 10:30 p.m. at the intersection of Park Avenue and 8th Street South.

04/25/2015

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New Scoring System Ranks MN 3rd For Best Hospitals

Minnesota hospitals are some of the best in the nation, according to a new scoring system created by federal health officials. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is now using a five-star scale, based on patient satisfaction surveys.

04/23/2015

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State Patrol: Pedestrian Hit On I-394 Near Downtown Mpls.

A man was hit by a vehicle early Saturday morning on Interstate 394 at 12th Street North in Minneapolis. The Minnesota State Patrol says the pedestrian was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center with serious injuries.

04/18/2015

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