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Examiner Identifies Man Shot Dead In North Mpls.

Police have identified the man who was found shot to death inside a north Minneapolis home early Thursday morning. Authorities responded to the 2000 block of North Hillside Avenue at about 2:30 a.m. on a report of a shooting. When they got to the scene, they found an adult male dead inside the residence.

02/21/2014

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Man Found Shot To Death In North Minneapolis

Police are looking for a suspect after a man was found shot to death inside a north Minneapolis home early Thursday morning. Authorities were called to the 2000 block of North Hillside Avenue at about 2:26 a.m. on a report of a shooting.

02/20/2014

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Juvenile Shot In North Minneapolis

Minneapolis Police say a juvenile was shot while walking down a north Minneapolis street early Wednesday night. Police spokesman John Elder says the young male was walking on North Lowry and Logan avenues around 6 p.m. when he heard gunshots, and soon realized he had been shot. The juvenile sought help nearby and was transported by ambulance to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

02/19/2014

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Mpls. Police Release Photos Of Suspected Purse Snatcher

Minneapolis Police investigators hope releasing surveillance images of a suspected purse-snatcher in the Camden neighborhood will lead to his arrest.

02/19/2014

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Woman Hit By Truck In Minneapolis Dies

Authorities said the woman who was hit by a truck near Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis earlier this week has died. Police responded to the incident at about 6:18 p.m. Wednesday near Market Plaza at West Lake Street.

02/14/2014

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Woman Hit, Dragged By Truck Near Lake Calhoun ID’d

The woman stuck and dragged by a commercial truck near Lake Calhoun Wednesday is in critical condition at Hennepin County Medical Center. According to Minneapolis Police, 25-year-old Caitlan Christine Barton was trying to walk across West Lake Street on a green light, when she was hit by a truck. The driver, whose vehicle was initially next to Barton as they waited at the red light, began to turn onto Lake Street from West Market Plaza while Barton began walking.

02/13/2014

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Minneapolis Police Honored For Bravery, Dedication

They risk their lives every day to protect us, and on Thursday members of the Minneapolis Police Department were honored for their dedication at a ceremony held by Chief Janee Harteau.

02/13/2014

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Police: Bicyclist Hit, Killed In South Minneapolis

Police said a bicyclist was hit and killed in south Minneapolis Monday night, and the driver in the crash may have been drinking. Authorities responded to the crash between a van and a bicyclist at about 9:51 p.m. Monday near the area of Franklin and Garfield Avenues.

02/04/2014

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Man Hit By Train In Minneapolis, Badly Hurt

Authorities are investigating after a man was hit by a train and badly hurt on Nicollet Island in Minneapolis early Saturday morning. Police responded to the 200 block of Island Avenue East, which is near DeLaSalle High School, at about 12:06 a.m. on a report that a man had been hit by a train.

02/01/2014

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Police: 1 In Custody After Minneapolis Homicide

One man is in custody after a homeowner was shot and killed in north Minneapolis late Friday morning, according to police. Minneapolis Police were called to the 3700 block of Aldrich Avenue North at about 11:46 a.m. on a report that a man had gone into a residence and told the homeowner to call police.

01/31/2014

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Charges: Mpls. Man Severely Assaulted 18-Month-Old Child

A 23-year-old Minneapolis man is in custody after severely assaulting an 18-month-old child and a woman last week, according to the Minneapolis Police.

01/29/2014

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Man Charged In 1st Mpls. Homicide Of 2014

Charges have been filed against a 24-year-old Richfield man police say was responsible for the first homicide in the city of Minneapolis this year. Police responded to a shooting at about 9:15 p.m. on Jan. 23 on the 4400 block of 1st Avenue South.

01/28/2014

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Police Investigating Double Shooting In Downtown Minneapolis

Authorities are looking for at least one suspect after a double shooting in downtown Minneapolis early Saturday morning. Police responded to a report of a shooting at about 4 a.m. near the intersection of 2nd Street and 2nd Avenue North in Minneapolis.

01/25/2014

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‘U’ Student Sexually Assaulted Near Campus, Crime Alert Says

The University of Minnesota has issued a crime alert saying that a student was sexually assaulted late Thursday afternoon near the intersection of Essex Street and Huron Boulevard.

01/24/2014

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Student Donates Kidney To Mpls. Cop

A Minneapolis Police officer battling lupus and kidney failure received a life-changing transplant this week. Carlos Escobar, 35, is recovering at Hennepin County Medical Center. He spent two years on a waiting list for a kidney donation. After working a full day as a police officer, he would come home and spend seven hours on dialysis, hoping and praying a donor would come through. “I never expected it to be too soon because they told me with my blood type, it could be seven years,” Escobar said

01/18/2014

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