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Officers Learn First Aid Skills To Help K-9 Partners

There is a certain type of police officer who is more prone to injuries that others — K-9s. The University of Minnesota’s College of Veterinary Medicine is trying to remedy that. They offered a new course for officers from all over the metro.

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Minneapolis Police Dept. Holds Public Hearing On Body Cameras

Before rolling out their body camera program, Minneapolis Police are looking for input from the public. The department met with concerned citizens at the University of Minnesota Saturday.

06/27/2015

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Police: Missing Swimmer Scare ‘False Alarm’

The Hennepin County Water Patrol says a report of a missing swimmer Saturday morning at a Minneapolis lake was a false alarm. Minneapolis Police received report that a swimmer disappeared at Lake Harriet, but the water patrol confirmed at about 11:20 a.m. that no one was missing.

06/27/2015

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Arrests Made And Victim ID’d In Downtown Minneapolis Stabbing

Authorities have identified the victim of a stabbing in downtown Minneapolis, and three people were arrested in the case.

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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3 Seriously Injured In Pedal Pub Crash Near Downtown Mpls.

Minneapolis police say three people suffered serious injuries and ten others were taken to the hospital after a Pedal Pub was rear-ended on the Hennepin Avenue Bridge in Minneapolis Wednesday night.

06/24/2015

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1 Year On, Witnesses Have Yet To Come Forward In Peacemaker’s Murder

Minneapolis Police are looking for help in solving a year-old homicide. Steven Martin, 37, was shot and killed while trying to break up a fight. Police say the father of seven was trying to be a peacemaker, but his life was taken instead.

06/24/2015

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Suspect Arrested In Mpls. Mother-Daughter Shooting

Police arrested a man Friday who they say is responsible for shooting a 22-year-old mother and her 15-month-old daughter in a south Minneapolis park Thursday afternoon. The shooting comes as violent crime is going up in the city of Minneapolis.

06/19/2015

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Police: Man Shot In North Minneapolis

Minneapolis police are investigating a shooting which injured one man late Thursday afternoon. The victim was shot near the 2800 block of Bryant Avenue North just before 5 p.m., according to police.

06/18/2015

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Minneapolis Drive-By Shooting Victim Identified

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s office has identified the man killed Tuesday night in a drive-by shooting in Minneapolis. Eric Darvell Ferguson, 22, died at North Memorial Medical Center Tuesday evening after being shot several times in front yard of a home on the 3900 block of Fremont Avenue North.

06/18/2015

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Police: 1 Dead In North Minneapolis Drive-By Shooting

Minneapolis police are investigating a deadly drive-by shooting that happened Tuesday night. A man was shot outside a home in the 3900 block of Fremont Avenue North just before 6:30 p.m. He later died at the hospital.

06/16/2015

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Video May Help Police Nab Motorcyclist Who Killed Man In Hit-And-Run

The victim of a hit-and-run accident was laid to rest Tuesday. Now his family and Minneapolis police hope help from the public will lead to the person responsible. Louis Charging Bear, 56, was hit by a motorcycle as he crossed Cedar Avenue at 27th Street in Minneapolis on the night of June 5. Investigators released video Tuesday of the man riding that motorcycle 11 days ago.

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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Police Officer Helps Homeless Couple Finally Tie The Knot

A newlywed couple hopes to one day live in a home, surrounded by family. That dream got a little closer on Friday, when they finally tied the knot.

06/12/2015

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Police Suspect Personal Care Assistant In ID Theft Investigation

Minneapolis Police say at least 36 people are the victims of a recently discovered identity theft ring that was operating in the metro area. On Wednesday, investigators in the financial crimes unit displayed many of the stolen items and forged documents that are causing theft victims to scramble to repair the damage.

06/10/2015

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Homeless Shelter Hopes More Police Lessen Chaos On Street

A third of all police calls in downtown Minneapolis originate from a block where the city’s largest homeless shelter sits.

06/08/2015

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Man Killed In Motorcycle Hit-And-Run In Minneapolis

A pedestrian was seriously injured Friday night in a hit-and-run involving a motorcycle in Minneapolis. Police says a man was stuck by a motorcyclist at about 10:38 p.m. at the intersection of Cedar Avenue and 27th Street East.

06/06/2015

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Mpls. City Council Votes To Repeal Spitting, Lurking Ordinance

The Minneapolis City Council voted Friday morning to repeal two laws that some say encourage racial profiling. The council vote was 12-1 in favor of rolling back those ordinances. Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges praised the city council’s decision.

06/05/2015

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Man Found Shot Dead Wednesday In N. Minneapolis

There was a fatal shooting in North Minneapolis late Wednesday night.

06/03/2015

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Police: 1 Hospitalized In Shooting On Party Bus In Minneapolis

Police say at least one person was hospitalized after a shooting on a party bus in north Minneapolis early Sunday morning. Authorities said the incident happened shortly after 1 a.m. near the intersection of Bryant and Lowry Avenues in north Minneapolis.

05/31/2015

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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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2 Teenage Minneapolis Carjacking Suspects Charged

The Hennepin County Attorney’s office charged two young men with robbery and possession of a gun after a carjacking Thursday in Minneapolis. Seventeen-year-old Cortinez Powell and 18-year-old Justyn Hosley (pictured above) were with two other men when police approached them in a stolen vehicle in a fast food drive thru in north Minneapolis.

05/29/2015

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1 Dead After Driving SUV Through Red Light

A man is dead after driving his SUV through a red light in Minneapolis Thursday afternoon and into another SUV.

05/28/2015

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Update: Minneapolis Woman Believed To Be Abducted Found

A woman who was appeared to have been abducted by her ex-boyfriend was found Thursday evening in South Minneapolis.

05/28/2015

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Police: 2 In Custody After Alleged Armed Carjacking And Kidnapping

Two men are in jail and two more are on the run after an armed carjacking and kidnapping in south Minneapolis. It happened Thursday around 4:00 a.m. when a man reported to police that he had been carjacked at gunpoint by four men.

05/28/2015

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