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Driver Flees After Minneapolis Crash, Leaves Passenger Pinned

Two people were hospitalized after a crash near Interstate 94 in Minneapolis early Saturday morning. Police says the accident happened around 2 a.m. on the westbound I-94 exit at Dowling Avenue North.

08/29/2015

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Horse Loose On Hennepin Avenue Bridge Recaptured Safely

Minneapolis police galloped into action Friday evening when a loose horse ventured onto the Hennepin Avenue bridge.

08/28/2015

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Update: Missing Vulnerable Adult Found In South Minneapolis

Minneapolis police say a missing 60-year-old vulnerable adult has been located in the southern part of the city.

08/24/2015

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Police: Pedestrian Struck By Bus In North Minneapolis

Minneapolis police say a pedestrian was injured when they were struck by a Metro Transit bus Thursday afternoon. The accident was reported at around 4:40 p.m. near Broadway and Emerson avenues in north Minneapolis.

08/20/2015

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Sheriff: Man, 43, Drowns In Lake Harriet

Water rescue crews are looking for a man they say probably drowned in Lake Harriet Sunday night. Hennepin County Water Rescue crews came out to search at about 6:30 p.m. when witnesses say a 43-year-old man went under.

08/16/2015

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Police Search For Missing Minneapolis Boy, 11

Minneapolis police are asking for the public’s help to find a missing 11-year-old boy. Terrell Deandre Smith was last seen Friday night at about 6 p.m. on the 3000 block of 6th Street North.

08/15/2015

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Mpls. Firefighters, Police To Battle For BBQ Supremacy

Minneapolis’ fire and police departments will engage in a friendly duel Saturday afternoon — and barbecue will be their weapon of choice! The third-annual “Battle of the Badges and the People’s BBQ” will feature officers from Minneapolis Police, Park Police and firefighters duking it out for the title of “Best Ribs in the City.”

08/14/2015

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Mpls. Police: Bicyclist Injured In Light Rail Crash

Minneapolis police say a bicyclist was injured Thursday afternoon in an accident involving a Metro Transit light rail train. The accident occurred near 46th Street and Hiawatha Avenue in south Minneapolis.

08/13/2015

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Minneapolis Police Investigating Suspicious Death

A man was found dead Wednesday morning in a grassy area on East Lake Street in Minneapolis, and police say the the death is suspicious.

08/12/2015

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Mpls. Police: Dead Body Found With Signs Of Homicidal Violence

Minneapolis police are investigating after a body of a man was discovered behind the East Lake Street Target Wednesday morning.

08/12/2015

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MPD: 1 Injured In Dinkytown Shooting

Minneapolis police say a woman was injured in a shooting early Saturday morning in Minneapolis’ Dinkytown neighborhood. The shooting happened on 14th Avenue Southeast and 4th Street Southeast near the University of Minnesota.

07/25/2015

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Mpls. Police: Officer Shoots Armed Suspect In Downtown

One person was hospitalized after a officer-involved shooting early Saturday morning in downtown Minneapolis. It happened at about 3 a.m. near the Pizza Luce on the 100th block 4th Street North. Minneapolis police received reports of an individual with a gun.

07/25/2015

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UMPD Arrest Thief Again, This Time With Bait Bike

University of Minnesota Police nabbed a bike thief with the help of a GPS-enabled bait bicycle, and it was not the first time they arrested the man. The theft happened last Thursday near Como Avenue Southeast and 27th Avenue Southeast. Footage shows the thief approach the bike, look around and then quickly cut the lock.

07/21/2015

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Mpls. Police: Warrant Out For 21-Year-Old Homicide Suspect

A warrant is out for the arrest of a 21-year-old man who Minneapolis police say is connected to a homicide. Police says Brion Quantrial Overton was involved in a fatal shooting on the night of June 3 in north Minneapolis.

07/14/2015

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Man Shot Dead Outside N. Mpls. Market Identified

A 24-year-old Minneapolis man who was shot and killed in north Minneapolis Friday has been identified.

07/13/2015

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Police: Man Shot Dead Outside Of N. Mpls. Market

One person is dead after a shooting in Minneapolis Friday night. Police say an altercation began inside the North Side Food Market on the 3500 block of Lyndale Avenue North at about 9:30 p.m.

07/11/2015

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Teen Shot In Downtown Minneapolis Sunday Dies

One of the several people shot in downtown Minneapolis over the holiday weekend has died of his injuries. According to Minneapolis police, 16-year-old Sabrae Monte McAlester was one of two people shot at 4th Street and Hennepin Avenue early Sunday morning.

07/07/2015

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Police: 8 Injured In 3 Mpls. Shootings, No Arrests Made

Eight people are recovering from gunshot wounds after three separate shootings happened in Minneapolis in the early morning hours after Independence Day.

07/05/2015

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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.

07/04/2015

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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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