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Police: 1 Dead In South Minneapolis Stabbing

Police say one person is dead after a stabbing in south Minneapolis late Wednesday night, and a suspect is still at large. Minneapolis Police were called to the 2400 block of Ogema Place at about 9:41 p.m. on a report of a stabbing.

09/11/2014

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Former Wis. Deputy Charged In Double Homicide

Prosecutors have charged a former Wisconsin sheriff’s deputy with killing his wife and sister-in-law last week. Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne filed two charges of first-degree intentional homicide against Andrew Steele on Friday. Steele would face mandatory life in prison if he’s convicted.

08/29/2014

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Public Memorial Service Thursday For Kelly Phillips

There will be a public memorial and candlelight service Thursday for the man who police say was killed by his ex at an Arden Hills gas station. Kelly Phillips was shot multiple times at a gas station in Arden Hills on Aug. 11 and died from injuries in the incident.

08/27/2014

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Fmr. Sheriff’s Deputy Arrested In Connection With Fitchburg Double Homicide

A former sheriff’s deputy in Wisconsin is accused of killing his wife and her sister, both of whom grew up in Stillwater. Ashlee Steele, 39, of Fitchburg, Wisconsin, and her sister, Kacee Tollefsbol, 38, of Lake Elmo, were found shot to death inside Steele’s home on Friday.

08/24/2014

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Friends Collect $10K In Reward Fund To Find Arden Hills Suspect

Friends of the man gunned down at a Twin Cities gas station have now created a reward fund in hopes of finding the shooter, and have already collected $10,000. Kelly Phillips was shot and killed at a Holiday gas station in Arden Hills last week. Police believe Phillips’ ex-boyfriend Lyle “Ty” Hoffman is responsible for his death.

08/20/2014

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Authorities ID Victims In Minneapolis Shooting, Stabbing

Authorities have identified two victims who were killed after a violent night to start the weekend in Minneapolis. A 53-year-old man died in a shooting in south Minneapolis Friday night., and a 46-year-old woman died in a stabbing early Saturday morning.

08/17/2014

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Ex-Cop Charged With Homicide Says Death Accidental

A former Wisconsin police officer killed a 19-year-old college student from Oregon during a choking game that went too far, hid her body in a suitcase she brought to their sex date and then kept her body in his refrigerator for months, according to a criminal complaint filed Tuesday.

08/05/2014

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Man, 41, Shot Dead In N. Mpls. After Apparent Bus Argument

A man was shot and killed after stepping off of a Metro Transit bus Thursday evening in north Minneapolis. Police say the fatal shooting happened near Penn Avenue North and North 26th Avenue just before 7 p.m.

07/24/2014

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St. Paul Man Gets 34+ Years For Choking Woman To Death

A 24-year-old St. Paul man will spend more than 34 years in prison for choking a woman to death last September. Sammy Devel Henderson pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree murder back in May in connection with the death of Sherell Montrese Craighead on Sept. 4, 2013.

07/16/2014

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Chief Harteau Walks Beat In Beleaguered North Mpls.

After a weekend of back-to-back deadly shootings in north Minneapolis, police and city officials are taking action on foot. On Tuesday, Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau was out patrolling near one of the fatal shooting sites, talking about the area’s struggle with crime.

07/08/2014

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After A Violent Weekend, Mpls. Community Members Ask For More To Be Done

Two families are now planning funerals after a violent weekend in Minneapolis, while others are questioning whether enough is being done to prevent crime. “It’s something that needs to stop as soon as possible,” community and peace activist K.G. Wilson, from North Minneapolis, said. Two separate shootings in North Minneapolis over the holiday weekend left one woman and one man dead.

07/06/2014

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Police ID Victim, Suspect In St. Paul Homicide

A 25-year-old man is dead after a shooting in St. Paul Wednesday and a 24-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident, according to St. Paul Police.

06/26/2014

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Police: Brooklyn Center Teen Killed In Minneapolis Shooting

Authorities have identified a man who was shot to death early Saturday morning in north Minneapolis. Minneapolis Police were called at about 1 a.m. Saturday to the 4900 block of Camden Avenue North on a report of multiple shots fired.

06/26/2014

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Mpls. Man Who Died From Gunshot To Neck ID’d

A Minneapolis man who was shot to death Monday night has been identified by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office. Steven Montrell Martin, 37, was found with a gunshot wound to the neck by Minneapolis Police at about 10:45 p.m. in front of a home on the 3300 block of Penn Avenue North.

06/25/2014

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Police Seek Suspect In Deadly Minneapolis Shooting

Police said they are looking for a suspect after a man died in a north Minneapolis shooting last weekend. Minneapolis Police were called at about 1 a.m. Saturday to the 4900 block of Camden Avenue North on a report of multiple shots fired.

06/25/2014

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Police Identify Hastings Shooting Victim

Hastings Police said a 34-year-old man was shot to death Sunday night, and they are still seeking information on a suspect.

06/25/2014

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Man Left Paralyzed After 2013 Shooting Dies

A man who was shot in 2013 has died due to complications from the gunshot wood. Larry Jones, 41, was shot on Nov. 4 in the 2000 block of Irving Avenue North. According to police, Jones was a passenger in a car when the shooting took place. Witnesses of the shooting said it may have been drug related.

05/24/2014

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Arrest Made In Fatal Shooting Of Foley Man

Authorities said an arrest has been made in the case of a Foley man who was found shot to death near a St. Cloud auto dealership in March. Officers with the Benton County Sheriff’s Department found the body of 31-year-old Jamie Wylie March 25 on the side of County Road 75 in St. Cloud.

05/23/2014

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Man Gets 30 Years In Duluth Landlord Killing

A northeastern Minnesota man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for fatally stabbing a Duluth landlord. Forty-two-year-old Raymond Weeks pleaded guilty in March to intentional second-degree murder.

05/22/2014

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Man Charged With Allegedly Stabbing, Killing St. Paul Woman

A man has been charged with allegedly stabbing a St. Paul woman Saturday evening, killing her. Willie James Chestnut, 54, has been charged with two counts of murder in the second degree. According to the criminal complaint, police responded to a call about a stabbing around 5:30 p.m. May 10 in the 1400 block of Minnehaha Avenue East.

05/12/2014

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Police ID Woman Killed In St. Paul Dispute

St. Paul Police said a 46-year-old woman was killed Saturday night as a result of a dispute and a 54-yard-man is in custody in connection with the incident. Police were called to the 1400 block of Minnehaha Avenue at about 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

05/12/2014

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Man In Cold Spring Arrested For 2009 Chicago Murder

A man living in the area of Cold Spring, Minn. has been arrested in connection with a cold case murder that happened in Chicago in 2009. According to Chicago Police, 47-year-old Rene Valentine-Matos is suspected in the death of Jahmeshia Conner.

05/08/2014

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Police Looking For Suspect In Minneapolis Homicide

Authorities are looking for a suspect after a man was shot to death in Minneapolis early Thursday morning, according to police. The shooting happened at about 12:45 a.m. at a residence on the 1100 block of James Avenue North. Authorities found 48-year-old Kenneth Dewayne Wesson dead at the scene with several gunshot wounds.

04/24/2014

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Police ID 2 Victims Killed In South Minneapolis Shooting

Police have identified the man and woman who were found dead following a Friday night shooting in south Minneapolis. Dahir Ahmed Abdirahman, 29, of Minneapolis and Tahany Abdi Omar Erbob, 24, of Columbia Heights, were found dead in a car late Friday night.

04/12/2014

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A Henn. Co. Medical Examiner Shares Insight Into Her Job

You might think the life of a medical examiner is macabre, but that’s not the case for Dr. Lindsay Thomas of Hennepin County. Thomas says last year the county did about 1,100 autopsies, including about 77 homicides. “It’s really the minority,” Thomas said. She goes into each case with a presumption based on the evidence.

04/05/2014

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