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Police: 2 Minneapolis Shootings Connected

Police say two shootings that left one teen dead and two injured in north Minneapolis were related. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office on Wednesday identified the boy who died of multiple gunshot wounds as 17-year-old Jemario Langston.

09/18/2014

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Suspect In Minneapolis Stabbing Death Arrested

Minneapolis Police’s Violent Criminal Apprehension Team arrested a 27-year-old man Wednesday, who has an outstanding warrant for premeditated first-degree murder. Quanan Lee Machacek is accused of stabbing Cody Lee Rasche to death on the night of Sept. 10.

09/17/2014

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Police Body Camera Program Advances In Minneapolis

A panel of Minneapolis officials has approved a $170,000 pilot program to place body cameras on 36 police officers. A Minneapolis City Council committee authorized the pilot Monday.

09/16/2014

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Police: 1 Dead In South Minneapolis Stabbing

Police say one person is dead after a stabbing in south Minneapolis late Wednesday night, and a suspect is still at large. Minneapolis Police were called to the 2400 block of Ogema Place at about 9:41 p.m. on a report of a stabbing.

09/11/2014

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Police: Pedestrian Hit By Van In Minneapolis

Authorities said a woman was injured late Sunday morning after being hit by a van while crossing a street in Minneapolis. Minneapolis Police said the incident happened just before 11 a.m. on Cedar Avenue near 29th Street.

09/07/2014

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Police: Suspect Sought In North Minneapolis Shooting

Police are looking for a suspect after a man was shot in north Minneapolis late Saturday night. Authorities were called to the 2900 block of North 6th Street near Fairview Park after a man called police saying he had been shot.

09/07/2014

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Mpls. Police Give City A+ For All-Star Game Security

It’s been just about two months since the All-Star game was played at Target Field, but Minneapolis Police are just now getting an idea of how much it cost them. It took about 700 police personnel to keep downtown safe during the days leading up to the game.

09/05/2014

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2 Injured In S. Mpls. Drive-By Shooting

Two people suffered non-life threatening injuries after being shot Tuesday afternoon in south Minneapolis. Police says the shooting happened at about noon on 38th Street, just west of Oakland Avenue South.

08/26/2014

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Mpls. Police: I-394 ‘Crisis Situation’ Ends Positively

Minneapolis Police say there was a positive ending to a “crisis situation” Friday morning near Interstate 394 and Penn Avenue. The nature of the incident, which police say occurred just before 6 a.m., was not disclosed.

08/22/2014

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Robbery Spree Plagues South Minneapolis

In the past two and half weeks, a rash of robberies have plagued three south Minneapolis neighborhoods. There have been 17 robberies total, half of which happened in the early morning hours. The rest occurred after 6 p.m.

08/21/2014

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Minnesota Authorities Charge 2 Men In Body Burning

Hennepin County authorities have charged two men in the shooting death of a Brooklyn Center man whose burning body set a dumpster on fire. The county attorney’s office said Wednesday that 24-year-old Manuel Guzman of Minneapolis and 22-year-old Guillermo Ayala-Enriquez of Brooklyn Center were charged with second-degree murder in the death of 31-year-old Rufino Clara-Rendon.

08/21/2014

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US Defense Helicopter Training Continues In Twin Cities

Residents of downtown Minneapolis may have been alarmed Monday night by the sight of low-flying helicopters near city buildings. But the police departments of Minneapolis and St. Paul say the public has nothing to fear, as it’s all part of a Department of Defense training exercise.

08/19/2014

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Authorities ID Victims In Minneapolis Shooting, Stabbing

Authorities have identified two victims who were killed after a violent night to start the weekend in Minneapolis. A 53-year-old man died in a shooting in south Minneapolis Friday night., and a 46-year-old woman died in a stabbing early Saturday morning.

08/17/2014

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Mpls. Fire & Police Face Off In ‘Battle Of The Badges’

The men and women who put their lives on the line to keep Minneapolis safe competed in a friendly and tasty competition Saturday. This was the second annual Battle of the Badges, which took place at North Commons Park.

08/16/2014

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Victim Escapes Attempted Robbery Near ‘U’

The University of Minnesota has issued a crime alert after someone was the victim of an attempted robbery near the East Bank campus. The incident happened last Saturday at about 12:45 a.m. near the intersection of 15th Avenue Southeast and 6th Street Southeast.

08/15/2014

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Police: 86 Bikes Stolen In Minneapolis In 1 Week

City officials are reminding bicyclists in Minneapolis to have their bikes registered and properly locked when not in use after a rash of thefts in the city over the past week. Authorities said from Aug. 5-11, there were 86 bike thefts reported in Minneapolis, and the victims report a total financial loss of more than $45,000.

08/12/2014

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Police: 2 Bicyclists Hurt In Hit-And-Run, Driver Arrested

A 62-year-old woman was arrested Saturday night in connection with a hit-and-run crash in northeast Minneapolis that left two bicyclists seriously injured, according to police.

08/10/2014

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Linval Joseph Issues Statement On Shooting At Nightclub

Nine people, including a Minnesota Vikings player, are recovering after a shooting at a Minneapolis nightclub early Saturday morning. That business is now shut down indefinitely, according to its owners. Police said the incident started just before 2 a,m. Saturday, when a suspect started shooting into the crowd at the 400 Soundbar.

08/10/2014

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Gender Determined Of Burned Body Found Near Dumpster

Minneapolis Police are a step closer to identifying a badly-burned body found Thursday evening near a dumpster on the city’s south side. Police say the victim is male, but they’ll likely have to rely on dental records to fully identify the victim.

08/09/2014

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Viking Among Shooting Victims At Mpls. Nightclub

A shooting inside a downtown Minneapolis nightclub early Saturday morning sent nine people to the hospital, including a member of the Minnesota Vikings. Minneapolis Police say the shooting happened at about 1:50 a.m. at 400 Soundbar, located on the 400 block of 3rd Avenue North.

08/09/2014

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Body Found At Scene Of Trash Bin Fire

Minneapolis police are investigating after a body was found following a dumpster fire. Authorities say dispatchers received a call about the trash bin fire about 11:30 p.m. Thursday. Police were called to the scene a short time later because a body was found next to the dumpster.

08/08/2014

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Man’s Hi-Def Home Surveillance Helps Nab 5 Armed Robbers

The chilling kidnapping and robbery of a young woman in Minneapolis was captured on high-definition surveillance cameras. It happened early last Tuesday morning in south Minneapolis. In the video, you can see a woman walking with two of the suspects down Lyndale Avenue. Look closely, and you can see she is in a headlock.

08/05/2014

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Police: Reward Offered To Find Minneapolis Armed Robber

Minneapolis Police are asking for the public’s help to find a suspect in an attempted armed robbery of a business on July 26. Authorities said on that day, a man walked into a gas station on the 2600 block of Broadway Avenue in Minneapolis with a mask on and displayed a silver semi-automatic handgun.

08/04/2014

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Police: Triple Shooting Leaves 3 Hurt In North Minneapolis

Three people were hurt Saturday night after a triple shooting in north Minneapolis, according to police. Minneapolis Police were called at about 10 p.m. on a report of shots fired near the area of Newton and Hillside on the city’s north side.

08/03/2014

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Mpls. Teen Charged With Murder Of Man Defending His Son

A Minneapolis teen is charged with second-degree murder for allegedly killing a man who confronted him on a Metro Transit bus after harassing his son. The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office has filed a petition to certify Joshua Davis Ford, 16, as in adult for the shooting death of 38-year-old Andrew Billingsley Jr. last Thursday night.

07/29/2014

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