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Girl, 9, May Lose Eye After Mpls. Shooting

Two Minneapolis men are accused of shooting at a vehicle containing a woman and four small children, one of whom was seriously injured in the eye, according to Minneapolis Police.

05/14/2014

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Tips For Biking In Traffic From Mpls. Bike Patrol

Whether you’re on two wheels or four, it’s easy to get a little frustrated when sharing the road. A lot of that boils down to some confusion about what cyclists can and can’t do on the roads.

05/10/2014

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Police: 1 In Custody After Downtown Minneapolis Stabbing

One person is in custody after a stabbing in downtown Minneapolis early Tuesday morning left one person injured, according to police. Minneapolis Police were called to the Loring Towers Apartments at 15 East Grant Street at about 1 a.m. on a report of a stabbing.

05/06/2014

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Police: 2 Women Stabbed In NE Minneapolis Attempted Robbery

Two women were taken to the hospital with minor injuries after being stabbed during an attempted robbery in northeast Minneapolis early Monday morning, according to police. Authorities said the incident happened at about 12:20 a.m. near the intersection of University Avenue NE and Hennepin Avenue NE.

05/05/2014

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‘U’ Issues Crime Alert After Violent Robbery

The University of Minnesota has issued a crime alert after someone was assaulted and robbed by three men near the West Bank campus Thursday night. According to University officials, someone not affiliated with the U of M was walking near the intersection of Riverside Avenue and 20th Avenue South at about 8:30 p.m. when three men approached the victim from behind.

05/02/2014

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Police Investigating Suspicious Death In Minneapolis

Minneapolis Police said they are investigating a suspicious death Wednesday morning. Authorities responded to the 1600 block of south 6th Street at about 2:45 a.m. on a report of a man down.

04/30/2014

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Good Question: Is It Ever OK To Leave Kids In Cars?

A new survey from Public Opinion Strategies of Washington, D.C. reveals that 14 percent of parents say they’ve left their children alone in a car. For parents of children under three years old, that percentage jumps to 23 percent. The study also found fathers are three times more likely (23 percent) than mothers (8 percent) to leave kids in cars.

04/29/2014

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Police Arrest Driver Who Fled After Killing Pedestrian On Mpls Sidewalk

A driver who fled on foot after hitting and killing a man who was walking on a Minneapolis sidewalk Friday night has been arrested. According to Minneapolis Police, the accident happened just after 10 p.m. near the intersection of West Broadway Avenue and Logan Avenue North. The victim was hit and dragged a short distance by a van that had driven up on a sidewalk.

04/26/2014

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Police Looking For Suspect In Minneapolis Homicide

Authorities are looking for a suspect after a man was shot to death in Minneapolis early Thursday morning, according to police. The shooting happened at about 12:45 a.m. at a residence on the 1100 block of James Avenue North. Authorities found 48-year-old Kenneth Dewayne Wesson dead at the scene with several gunshot wounds.

04/24/2014

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Charges: Driver Was Drunk When He Fatally Struck Couple At 95 MPH

A Golden Valley man was driving drunk at over 100 miles per hour the night he smashed into and killed a young couple in Minneapolis. Melvin Jones and Brandy Banks-Sutta were stopped at a light at Morgan Avenue North and Olson Memorial Highway on Nov. 3, 2013 when they were hit from behind. They were killed instantly.

04/23/2014

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Summit Addresses Violence, Crime In North Mpls.

North Minneapolis makes up 20 percent of the city, but 50 percent of the city’s murders have taken place there in the past 14 years. Community, philanthropic and religious leaders joined police and U.S. and county attorneys to have a candid and intimate discussion on Friday.

04/18/2014

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Police Investigate Possible Link Between Restaurant Robberies

Two armed men armed men allegedly robbed an Old Country Buffet in Richfield, Minn. around 8 a.m. Thursday morning. Officials said the two men entered the restaurant, located on East 66th Street, and held numerous employees at gun point. They were able to leave with a undisclosed amount of money from the restaurant’s safe.

04/18/2014

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‘U’ Campus Still Buzzing After Saturday’s Disturbance

The disturbance in Dinkytown Saturday night after the Gophers hockey team’s loss in the national title game is still what everyone is talking about on the University of Minnesota campus Monday.

04/14/2014

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Police Seek Suspect After 3 Shot In Minneapolis

Police said they are looking for at least one suspect after as many as three people were shot in south Minneapolis early Friday morning. Minneapolis Police were called to the 3500 block of 5th Avenue South just after 1 a.m.

04/04/2014

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New Brighton, Fridley & Mpls. Police Team Up To Find Armed Robbers

Minneapolis, New Brighton and Fridley police departments are asking for the public’s help in identifying two armed men who may have robbed two gas stations in the past week. The first robbery happened at 5:45 a.m. last Friday at a New Brighton gas station near Silver Lake Road and West River Road East, according to Minneapolis Police. Investigators think the same men may have robbed a Fridley SuperAmerica at 5667 University Ave. NE on Thursday morning, also at 5:45 a.m. A shot was fired during Thursday’s robbery, but no one was injured.

04/03/2014

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