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Police: Car Hits Building In Minneapolis, 2 Hurt

Two people were hurt Thursday afternoon after a car smashed into a building just south of downtown Minneapolis, according to police. Minneapolis Police responded to the incident at about 2:40 p.m. near the intersection of 21st Street and Nicollet Avenue.

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Minneapolis Police Resolve Standoff With Man On Roof

Minneapolis police faced down a man on the roof of a North Minneapolis house on Wednesday.

05/20/2015

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Minneapolis Officer Indicted For Off-Duty Assaults

The U.S. Attorney’s office has indicted a Minneapolis Police officer for criminal civil rights violations. Michael Griffin, 40, is accused of assaulting at least four people while off duty.

05/20/2015

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‘U’ Issues Crime Alert After 2 Women Robbed Near Campus

The University of Minnesota has issued a crime alert after two women were robbed near the East Bank campus early Thursday morning. Minneapolis Police say the robbery happened at about 2:05 a.m. near the intersection of 8th Street Southeast and 14th Avenue Southeast.

05/14/2015

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Minneapolis Police Near End Of Body Camera Testing Program

The Minneapolis Police Department is in the final stages of its body camera test program. Thirty-six officers from three different precincts volunteered to test and evaluate the cameras.

05/13/2015

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UPDATE: Missing 8-Year-Old Girl Found

The 8-year-old girl who was missing from Minneapolis Wednesday night has been found.

05/13/2015

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Brooklyn Park Man, 27, Killed In South Minneapolis Shooting

Authorities say a 27-year-old Brooklyn Park man died Sunday morning in a shooting in south Minneapolis. Minneapolis police responded to the area of Pillsbury Avenue South just north of Lake Street West just before 2 a.m. on a report of shots fired.

05/12/2015

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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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Police: 3rd Escaped Wis. Inmate Captured In Minneapolis

The third and final inmate who escaped from a New Richmond, Wisconsin correctional facility was captured Saturday morning in Minneapolis. Police say Jesse Jamal Fairly, 26, escaped from the St. Croix Correctional Faculty Wednesday night with Andre Lee Vance and Kyle Peterson.

05/09/2015

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Family Who Lost Son In Shooting Knows Grief All Too Well

Just days after burying their beloved sister, a Minneapolis family is planning another funeral. Brandon Wren, 15, was killed late Sunday night near Fremont and 41st Avenues in North Minneapolis.

05/05/2015

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Police: North Minneapolis Teen Dead From Gunshot Wound

Minneapolis Police are continuing to investigate the shooting death of a teenage boy. According to police, at 11:06 p.m. Sunday officers were called to the 4100 block of Fremont Avenue North. When they arrived, crews discovered the 15-year-old Brandon Dominique Wren with a gunshot wound to the neck.

05/04/2015

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Teen Charged With Shooting, Killing Girlfriend

A Minnesota teenager is charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend. Police arrested 17-year-old Ahmed Abdi last week in Kansas City, Missouri. They believe Abdi fatally shot 21-year-old Ayan Abdulahi at a residence on the 2400 block of Portland Avenue on the afternoon of April 11.

05/01/2015

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Mpls. Police Union President Delmonico Loses Re-Election Bid

The face of the Minneapolis Police union for 16 years has lost his bid for re-election. Lt. John Delmonico ran mostly unchallenged since taking the job in 1999. Lt. Bob Kroll, the long-time union vice president, will take the top spot.

04/30/2015

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Recent Officer-Involved Shootings Prompt Deadly Force Training

Recent high-profile officer-involved shootings have raised the issue of when police should use deadly force. Minneapolis Police officers go through training, a scenario simulator and using live rounds to prepare for making split-second decisions.

04/29/2015

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Teen Arrested Out Of State In Minneapolis Murder Case

Minneapolis Police credit tips from the public with helping them find a teenager suspected of killing a woman. Police believe 17-year-old Ahmed Abdi fatally shot 21-year-old Ayan Abdulahi at a residence on the 2400 block of Portland Avenue on the afternoon of April 11.

04/25/2015

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Woman Sues Minneapolis Police & City For Excessive Force

A Twin Cities woman is suing a Minneapolis police officer and the city for what she calls excessive force. Madelyn Milton, 23, says she needed seven staples in her head last June after being punched to the ground by Officer Tyrone Barze Jr.

04/16/2015

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Medical Examiner: St. Louis Park Man Shot Dead In North Minneapolis

Authorities said a 31-year-old St. Louis Park man was shot to death and found in a car in north Minneapolis on Monday. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner identified the victim Wednesday as Marcus Tyrone Hunter. He died of a gunshot wound to the chest.

04/15/2015

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Police Seek Suspects In Robbery Near U Of M

Minneapolis Police say they are looking for two suspects after two people were robbed at gunpoint early Wednesday morning near the University of Minnesota campus. The incident happened at about 12:25 a.m. near 27th Avenue SE and Talmage Avenue SE, which is near the Como Student Community Cooperative.

04/15/2015

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Police: Pedestrian Struck By Car That Nearly Drove Into Miss. River

Minneapolis police are investigating after a car hit a pedestrian, then nearly ended up in the Mississippi River. The incident happened just after 7 p.m. Tuesday night at 26th Street and West River Parkway.

04/14/2015

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Police: Man Found Dead In North Minneapolis Car

A dead body was found in a car Monday in the Willard-Hay neighborhood of North Minneapolis.

04/13/2015

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Minneapolis Police: Woman Found Shot To Death

A woman was found shot to death in south Minneapolis Saturday afternoon. Minneapolis Police say the victim was found on the 2400 block of Portland Avenue South.

04/11/2015

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Burnsville Man Charged With Selling Fake Wild Tickets

The Minnesota Wild are going to the NHL playoffs, but police say they’re worried some fans are being taken for a ride. Police believe there may be at least 40 cases of fraudulent tickets, and they think 28-year-old Ahmed Dahir of Burnsville is behind the tickets.

04/09/2015

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Cell Video Shows Cop Allegedly Threatening To Break Teen Suspect’s Leg

A smartphone appears to have captured a Minneapolis police officer threatening a teenager. Seventeen-year-old Faysal Mohamed says the video — recorded on March 18 — shows an officer talking to his friend after they were pulled over.

04/03/2015

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Vigil Set For Man Shot Dead In Downtown Minneapolis

A vigil is planned Friday evening in honor of a man who was shot to death one week ago in downtown Minneapolis. Twenty-eight-year-old Justin Murry Williams, of Bloomington, was found shot several times near the intersection of North 10th Street and Currie Avenue by an off-duty police officer at about 6:30 a.m. There is currently no suspect in custody.

04/02/2015

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Sheriff: Body Of Young Woman Recovered From Miss. River In Mpls.

The body of a young woman was recovered from the Mississippi River Wednesday night in Minneapolis. The Hennepin County Sheriff’s office says the body was found by the county’s water patrol near the 10th Avenue Bridge at about 7 p.m.

04/01/2015

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