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Minnesotan To Meet: Arc’s Value Village’s Rich Vosepka

Arc’s Value Village in New Hope is often busy. Donations get sorted in the back fast and end up out on the floor for shoppers. The organization helps those with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families, but it’s one volunteer who is often spotted for going above and beyond.

07/28/2015

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New Hope Nursing Home Abuse Caught On Camera

New Hope authorities are considering criminal charges against two former nursing home employees after family members set up hidden “granny cams” to record physical abuse.

07/15/2015

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Police: Driver Fled Traffic Stop Before Crashing Into Pole

A 19-year-old Minneapolis woman was seriously hurt late Monday morning after driving into a pole in Golden Valley, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities responded to the crash at about 11:17 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 55 and Winnetka Avenue.

07/06/2015

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New Hope Man, 2 Others Charged In Downtown Mpls. Brawl

A New Hope man has been charged after a flash mob in downtown Minneapolis on St. Patrick’s Day.

03/24/2015

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Man Honored With Purple Heart 48 Years After Sacrifice

Forty eight years after making the ultimate sacrifice, a Minnesota soldier was honored Sunday for his incredible bravery during war. Specialist Stephen Noggle used his body to shield two fellow medics during an attack in Vietnam.

03/22/2015

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New Hope Man, 22, Seriously Injured In ATV Crash

Authorities airlifted a 22-year-old New Hope man to the hospital after he was seriously injured in an ATV crash Saturday afternoon, according to the Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office.

03/17/2015

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Gun Used To Shoot New Hope Officers Was Once In Police Custody

WCCO investigates how a gun once in police custody was used to hurt two officers. The shooting happened last month at New Hope City Hall, and the man responsible wasn’t even allowed to own guns.

02/24/2015

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New Hope Using Recycled Asphalt Product, LEAP, To Fill Potholes

Crews can patch potholes, but because it’s so bitterly cold, those fixes are often only temporary and have to be redone again and again. That’s where a new company with a hot solution comes in: LEAP. It stands for Low Energy Asphalt Pavement.

02/23/2015

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Man Charged With Acquiring Guns For New Hope Shooter

A 42-year-old man has been charged with allegedly acting as a straw purchaser of three firearms for Ray Kmetz, who shot and injured two police officers at the New Hope City Hall before being killed.

02/04/2015

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Was Gun Used In New Hope Bought Through A Legal Loophole?

Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek said he would like the legislature to take a look at gun laws that allowed someone to buy guns for the man who shot two New Hope police officers.

02/02/2015

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Mental Illness Expert Talks Recent Minn. Shootings

The New Hope City Hall shooting has raised concerns over deadly violence and those who appear to be suffering from mental illness.

02/01/2015

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Man Accused Of Acquiring Guns For New Hope Police Shooter Released

The man arrested for helping a mentally unstable man get a gun is now out of jail. Michael Garant, 42, is accused of purchasing three shotguns and illegally giving them to Raymond Kmetz — who used one of the guns to shoot two police officers inside New Hope City Hall Monday night.

01/31/2015

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Firearm Arrest Made In Fatal New Hope Shooting

An arrest has been made in connection to the shooting at New Hope city hall that left the gunman dead and two police officers hurt. The arrest is related to how Ray Kmetz acquired the gun used.

01/30/2015

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Son Says Kmetz Entered New Hope City Hall Hoping To Die

Nathan Kmetz says his father, Raymond, had nothing to live for. His father lost his house, his business and his family and felt his life was over. That’s why Kmetz believes his father walked into the Crystal city hall armed with a weapon, hoping to die.

01/28/2015

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More Details Released On New Hope City Hall Shooting

Authorities released more details Wednesday morning about the shooting at New Hope City Hall Monday night that left two officers shot and a suspect dead.

01/28/2015

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Police Standoff In New Hope Ends Without Incident

A police standoff in New Hope has ended without injury Wednesday morning. According to New Hope police, officers were called to a domestic incident around 6:15 p.m. Tuesday in the 5900 block of Boone Avenue North.

01/28/2015

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Police Standoff In New Hope Tuesday Evening

Police in New Hope were engaged in a standoff Tuesday evening near 59th and Boone.

01/27/2015

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Family: City Hall Shooting Suspect Had Rocky History With Authorities

Two police officers are recovering after they were shot at New Hope City Hall Monday night. According to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s office, a man opened fire on officers around 7:15 p.m. as they left the council chambers after a swearing-in ceremony for two new officers.

01/27/2015

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Son Of New Hope Shooting Suspect Killed By Police Speaks

The son of the man who shot two police officers in New Hope City Hall Monday night before he was shot and killed spoke with WCCO Radio Tuesday afternoon. Nathan Kmetz says his 68-year-old father, Raymond Kmetz, had reached the breaking point after years of run-ins with police and city officials.

01/27/2015

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Podcast Page-WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 1-27-15

Tragic story out of New Hope….that story and others today with Dave Lee

01/27/2015

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Sheriff: 2 Officers Shot At New Hope City Hall

Two police officers are recovering Monday night after being shot at New Hope City Hall, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office.

01/26/2015

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Police: New Hope Liquor Store Employee Shot During Robbery

New Hope police say a suspect shot a liquor store employee in the leg during a robbery Thursday evening. On Thursday at 9:29 p.m., police responded to a reported robbery at Viking Liquors at 7141 42nd Avenue North in New Hope.

01/23/2015

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Iowa Man Charged With Homicide After Assault Victim Dies

An Iowa man initially arrested on assault charges is now facing murder charges after the victim he allegedly attacked has died. hristopher Howard Gantt, 29, was arrested Thursday on charges of homicide.

12/05/2014

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Reality Check: Why Are Gas Prices So Low?

AAA is forecasting more travelers will hit the road this Thanksgiving than at any time since 2007.

11/26/2014

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Champlin Police Arrest Suspected Package Thief

Champlin Police have made an arrest in connection to a string of package thefts in several metro cities. Johnathan Demetrius Lee Henry, 34, was arrested Friday on suspicion of multiple package thefts in Champlin, Brooklyn Center, New Hope and Robbinsdale. He is accused of stealing packages left outside of homes in residential neighborhoods.

11/12/2014

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