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Gophers’ Gjere Ends Career Due To Concussion

Minnesota sophomore offensive lineman Jimmy Gjere has decided to end his football career due to the recurrence of concussion-like symptoms. The university announced Gjere’s decision on Monday.

08/13/2012

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Finding Minnesota: Antique Car Run

This coming Saturday, Aug. 11, folks will have a chance to see quite the spectacle on the road. Dozens of antique cars, going as fast as they can go. It is a tradition entering its 26th year.

08/05/2012

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Police: New Brighton Bank Robbed By Lone Woman

Police in New Brighton are looking for a female suspect after an apparent bank robbery Monday afternoon.

06/19/2012

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Finding Minnesota: Coastal Seafoods

This week in Finding Minnesota, we went to the international fish market that Minnesota restaurants have turned to for 31 years.

05/13/2012

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Man Gets 35 Years In Prison For Murder Of 56-Year-Old Woman

A 36-year-old man was sentenced to 35 years in prison Tuesday for murdering a woman and trying to conceal her remains.

04/03/2012

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Giant Puffer Snow Sculpture Attracts Attention

A New Brighton neighborhood is now home to a new attraction made strictly out of this week’s snowfall, and people are driving from all over to catch a glimpse.

03/02/2012

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12-Year-Old Pop Star, Camryn, Tours Middle Schools

Some middle school kids in New Brighton got a little break from their normal lunch routine Monday.

02/06/2012

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Program Gives Irondale Students Head Start On College

A new program called “Early College” at Irondale High School in New Brighton will give all students, not just those at the top of their class, a chance to earn college credit.

01/17/2012

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2 Sentenced In New Brighton Armed Robbery

Two men were sentenced in St. Paul Federal Court on Wednesday in connection with the Jan. 12 armed robbery of a New Brighton gas station.

12/15/2011

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New Brighton Man Charged With Soliciting Minors

A 20-year-old New Brighton, Minn. man has been arrested and charged after allegedly soliciting sexual favors from young teenage girls.

11/10/2011

An artist rendering of the proposed Vikings stadium in Arden Hills. (credit: Minnesota Vikings)

Most Oppose Tax At Vikings Stadium Hearing

Most of the dozens who testified at a public hearing of the Ramsey County Charter Commission held near the suburban stadium site opposed the stadium tax proposal.

09/28/2011

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Overnight Rains Cause Floods In New Brighton

A Saturday morning downpour caused a parking lot at a New Brighton apartment complex to flood, and the water damaged dozens of vehicles and storage units.

07/16/2011

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Female Groped While Walking Home From School

Police say a female reported that she was walking westbound Wednesday morning, and an unknown male ran up from behind her and touched her inappropriately. The suspect then turned and ran in the opposite direction.

05/05/2011

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Crash Closes Part Of I-694 In New Brighton

A fuel tanker crashed Thursday morning, spilling fuel and causing the closure of part of Interstate 694 in New Brighton, Minn.

04/07/2011

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Unexpected Home Birth Successful Thanks To Quick Response

Jessilyn Boerum and her fiancee had everything planned for a typical hospital delivery, a perfect calm one, but their plans quickly changed when her baby just couldn’t wait.

03/02/2011

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Police Around Metro On Lookout For Serial Robber

Police across the metro are asking for the public’s help in finding a man who they believe has robbed several fast food restaurants around the Twin Cities.

02/11/2011

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New DNA Science Could Help Solve New Brighton Cold Case

Ten years ago, a couple stumbled upon a woman’s body in a Twin Cities park. Despite dozens hundreds of leads, police still can’t say who she was or who killed her. Now, a tiny clue just two centimeters long and crushed to near nothingness could help police finally crack a cold case.

02/08/2011

Lee Goodwin, New Brighton, homicide, Judie

1 Year Later, Still No Answers In Man’s Homicide

One year after a New Brighton man was found dead in his home, detectives still haven’t made any arrests in the case.

01/29/2011

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Bystander Helps Cops Nab Suspects Of Metro Robberies

Thanks to the quick thinking of a bystander, two men suspected of robbing several stores in the Twin Cities are now locked up.

01/20/2011

A fire destroyed a house on the 700 block of First Avenue Northwest in New Brighton. (credit: CBS)

Fire Destroys Home Rented By 7

A group of men who rent a house in New Brighton have to find a new place to live this Christmas Eve.

12/24/2010

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FBI: Lone Man Robs Minneapolis Bank

Authorities are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who robbed a TCF Bank in Minneapolis, according to the FBI.

12/01/2010

Police Hope Reconstruction Will Help Solve Murder

New Brighton police are hoping a photo of a facial reconstruction will lead to clues about the murder of an unidentified woman ten years ago.

09/15/2010

Man Suspected In 2 Shootings Is Charged

  A 26 year old New Brighton man facing possible MURDER charges in Hennepin County… has now been charged in connection with the shooting of four men at a New Brighton mobile home park. 

06/24/2010

Four Shot in New Brighton

A shooting in New Brighton sent four people to the hospital during the night — and launched an extensive search for the suspect.

06/07/2010

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