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90-Year-Old Robbed While Walking Home With Groceries

Minneapolis police say two people robbed a 90-year-old woman as she was walking home from a grocery store earlier this month. Now, police are requesting the public’s help in identifying the suspects.

08/27/2015

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Nicollet Avenue Closed Near Loring Park After Police Pursuit

A low-speed police pursuit has closed Nicollet Avenue early Thursday morning. According to the Minneapolis Police Department, at 4:40 a.m. officers attempted to stop a car at 14th Street and Nicollet Avenue. Police believed the driver had narcotics and equipment violations.

08/27/2015

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2 Injured In North Minneapolis Car Accident

Two people were injured in a car accident in north Minneapolis early Tuesday morning. According to the Minneapolis Police Department, around 2:55 a.m. officers received multiple calls of a car crash on Lyndale Avenue North near 25th Avenue.

08/25/2015

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Police Officers Grab Dangling Jumper From Minneapolis Bridge

A man in distress was saved from a deadly fall Thursday night thanks to the heroic efforts of a few Minneapolis Police officers.

08/21/2015

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Mpls. Officials: Rash Of Car Break-Ins With Important Documents Stolen

Minneapolis officials are warning vehicle owners after a notable uptick in vehicle break-ins that include loss of important documents.

08/20/2015

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Boy, 11, Found Safe After Going Missing In Mpls.

An 11-year-old boy who went missing in north Minneapolis on Friday has been found safe and sound.

08/16/2015

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Minneapolis Police, Firefighters Square Off In Battle Of The Badges

Minneapolis police officers and firefighters broke out their grills at North Commons Park in a friendly competition to see who has the best barbecue.

08/15/2015

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Answers Tough To Find After Cyclist Hit By Chunk Of Concrete

A cyclist in Minneapolis never saw what hit him, but a witness said it was a vicious attack. Mackenzie Jensen has a fractured jaw after someone threw a chunk of concrete at his face from a passing vehicle.

08/09/2015

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Police Issue Warning After Cyclists Randomly Attacked In Minneapolis

Random attacks against bicyclists in Minneapolis are prompting warnings Sunday from police. We’ll warn you, there are disturbing photos with this story as someone’s been throwing chunks of concrete at bikers.

08/09/2015

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Police Investigating Suspicious Death After Body Found In Minneapolis

Police are investigating a suspicious death after a body was found in Minneapolis Monday afternoon. The Minneapolis Police Department was called to a report of a body found just after noon Monday at a location near the 1600 block of West River Parkway.

08/03/2015

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Minneapolis Plans For Huge National Night Out Turnout

Tuesday is National Night Out, and hundreds of Minnesota cities are planning celebrations at a time.

08/03/2015

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Man, 23, Arrested In Mpls. Double Homicide

A 23-year-old man was arrested in connection with the double homicide that took place last week in Minneapolis.

08/01/2015

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Minneapolis Police Officer Dies Of Stomach Cancer

Sergeant Jesse Garcia died early Thursday morning after a battle with stomach cancer. Garcia was a 24-year veteran of the Minneapolis Police Department and was most known for being the department’s former public information officer.

07/30/2015

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Anonymous Tip Helps Minneapolis Police Nab Serial Robber

olice say an anonymous tip through Crime Stoppers helped them put a serial robber behind bars. Investigators say someone recognized Lamonte Lee Douglas Gross in surveillance video. Police say Gross had a history of armed robbery. He was released from prison, and weeks later they say he went back to his old tricks.

07/27/2015

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Police Seek Public’s Help Locating Missing Vulnerable Adult

Minneapolis Police are looking to the public for help finding a missing 65-year-old woman with dementia.

07/27/2015

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Authorities ID One Victim In South Minneapolis Double Homicide

Authorities have identified one of two men who were killed after a shooting in south Minneapolis Saturday night. Minneapolis police say the shooting happened just after 10:20 p.m. near the intersection of Franklin and Chicago avenues.

07/27/2015

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Minneapolis Homicides Up For First Time In 3 Years

As summer scorches on, the city of Minneapolis is dealing with a disturbing trend in crime. So far this year, police have seen an average of one murder per week. Over the weekend, three separate shootings resulted in two deaths.

07/26/2015

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Twin Cities Police Cracking Down On Illegal Drag Racing

Plans to drag race through Minneapolis and St. Paul are hitting speed bumps this summer.

07/23/2015

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Report: Criminal Forfeitures Netted State Agencies Nearly $7M Last Year

State officials released a report Tuesday detailing the amount of cash and property seized by law enforcement agencies in criminal forfeitures across Minnesota last year.

07/21/2015

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MN Business Celebrates National Hot Dog Month Chicago Style

It’s National Hot Dog Month and the official day to celebrate the summer classic is on Thursday. But WCCO is celebrating a little early.

07/21/2015

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Eagan Boy Uses Make-A-Wish For Food Truck Charity

When Make a Wish said they’d grant him a dream, Lucas wanted to serve those who’ve served him, in a food truck.

07/20/2015

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Twin Cities Cops Gather For Fellow Officer Battling Cancer

Police officers from around the Twin Cities are rallying around a fellow cop who is fighting cancer. Jesse Garcia is a 24-year veteran of the Minneapolis Police Department.

07/19/2015

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Mpls. City Council Works To Curb Post Bar Close Crime

The city of Minneapolis is looking for ways to curb the violence in the downtown area after bar close. The Star Tribune reported a proposal at City Hall would let businesses get a special license so they could keep offering food and entertainment after 2 a.m.

07/17/2015

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1 Dead, 1 Injured In Minneapolis Shooting

One person is dead and another is injured after a shooting in Minneapolis early Thursday morning. According to Minneapolis police, around 2:40 a.m. officers received a call of shots fired in the 2300 block of Thomas Avenue North.

07/16/2015

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Minneapolis Police Seek Help To Find Missing 16-Year-Old Girl

The Minneapolis Police Department, in conjunction with authorities in Blaine, is asking for the public’s help to find a 16-year-old girl who hasn’t been seen for more than a week. Police say Elena Alison Geiger ran away in Blaine on July 6 and her whereabouts are not known.

07/15/2015

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