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Family, Police Identify 13-Year-Old Boy Killed In Eagan

Family members and police have identified the 13-year-old boy whose death investigators have termed “suspicious.” Paramedics and police were called to a home on Silver Bell Circle just after 11 a.m. on Sunday.

01/26/2015

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Eagan Police Investigating Death Of 13-Year-Old Boy

Police aren’t saying why, but they’re calling the death of a 13-year-old boy in Eagan Sunday suspicious. And they’re questioning his two young siblings who were home with him.

01/25/2015

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#BlackLivesMatter Protesters Halt Traffic, LRT

Hundreds of protesters marching to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. have shut down light-rail traffic in St. Paul. Green Line trains and cars were stopped at the intersection of University and Snelling Avenues Monday afternoon as Black Lives Matters protesters started their march to the Capitol.

01/19/2015

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‘Black Lives Matter Minneapolis’ Planning MLK Day March

The “Black Lives Matter” group that held a protest at the Mall of America last month is planning another big event in downtown St. Paul on Monday.

01/19/2015

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Parents Coping With Mysterious Death Of 12-Year-Old Daughter

A Maple Grove family is dealing with the tragic death of their 12-year-old girl.

Her parents still have no idea how Grace Heitzig died just over one week ago, and they may never find out.

01/13/2015

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Woman Speaks Out About Alleged Abuse At Priest’s Hand

A woman who says she was sexually abused as a child by a Catholic Priest told her story openly and shared her name for the first time on Monday. Marie Mielke said Father Michael Keating sexually abused her beginning when she was 12 years old back in the late 1990s.

01/12/2015

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Expert: Accused Cop Killer Faces Uphill Battle In Trial

Twin Cities criminal defense attorney Joe Tamburino is not directly involved in Brian Fitch Sr.’s case, but told WCCO-TV the defense team faces major challenges heading into Monday’s trial.

01/11/2015

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Mpls. Couple’s Photo Booth Pregnancy Reveal Goes Viral

A Minneapolis husband and wife are still getting used to their unexpected fame. Jessica Devins set out to surprise her husband, Michael, with a creative way to let him know she’s expecting. They posted the video of the big reveal on YouTube Christmas Eve, and within weeks, the video got more than six million views and was all over social media.

01/10/2015

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MN Students, Schools React To Possibility Of Free Community College

President Obama asked Congress for a government program to make community college tuition-free for two years on Friday.

01/09/2015

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Man’s Brush With Frostbite Serves As A Warning For Others

Bitter cold weather means hospitals are expecting to see more cases of frostbite. Dr. Ryan Fey at Hennepin County Medical Center said he has about current patients with severe frostbite.

01/06/2015

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Winter Blast Means Furnace Repair Companies Get Busy

A cold blast of weather Sunday night into Monday morning meant furnace repair businesses in the Twin Cities saw a spike in business. Several repair companies told WCCO-TV they saw two to three times more calls for repairs than on an average day.

01/05/2015

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3 Twin Cities Men Save Woman From Freezing To Death

Three men in Minneapolis saved a woman who might have frozen to death on New Year’s Eve. The three say they never hesitated to run toward the screams and help.

01/04/2015

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Police And Supporters Hold Candlelight Vigil At State Capitol

Dozens of Minnesotans gathered outside the state capitol Saturday night to say thank you to police officers who have paid the ultimate price.

01/03/2015

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Many Unanswered Questions In Brooklyn Park Girl’s Death

Brooklyn Park police are investigating the death of a 6-year-old little girl. She died Saturday night, and investigators are being tight-lipped about how it happened.

12/29/2014

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Twin Cities Cops Attend Funeral Of Slain New York Officer

Nine Twin Cities police officers are among the estimated 25,000 paying their respects to one of the officers shot to death in New York.

12/27/2014

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Man Buys Fiancée Her Favorite Store For Christmas

Being a loyal customer, Misty Maurer and her children had been wowed by all that dazzles inside one little store at St. Cloud’s Crossroads Mall. Already a busy full-time student and mom, Misty heard the owner of Bling was looking to sell. The owner has a fitting name — Joy. “She talks to you like you’re best friends and you’ve known each other all your life,” Misty said.

12/26/2014

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Free Pizza On Christmas Day At Little Falls Restaurant

It’s hard to find anywhere that’s open on Christmas Day. But there’s one restaurant in Little Falls that’s open and giving out free food.

12/25/2014

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Charges: Mother Drowned Her 6-Year-Old Girl After Arguing With Boyfriend

A 25-year-old St. Paul mother is accused of drowning her 6-year-old daughter after an argument with her boyfriend Tuesday morning. She now faces one felony count of second-degree murder.

12/24/2014

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Outbreaks Of Norovirus Are Hitting Minnesota Hard

fter an awful start to the flu season, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) now reports the state is on track to experience one of its worst years for norovirus.

12/23/2014

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‘Black Lives Matter’ Group Planning Protest At MOA Saturday

A protest is in the works that could potentially disrupt a busy final holiday shopping weekend at Mall of America. It’s part of the national “Black Lives Matter” movement in response to recent police shootings of unarmed black men, including Michael Brown and Eric Garner.

12/18/2014

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Hundreds Remember Owatonna Student Who Died Of Flu-Like Symptoms

Hundreds of people in Owatonna came out to Morehead Park on Sunday to remember Shannon Zwanziger, a 17-year-old who died on Tuesday after having the flu.

12/14/2014

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Thief Caught On Camera Stealing Christmas Packages

A White Bear Lake man hopes his home security camera footage will lead to an arrest of the man who stole from him. John Felton says he was sitting at work on Thursday and got an alert on his tablet that there was motion activity detected outside his house.

12/13/2014

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When To Get Care For Flu-Like Symptoms

Minnesota is dealing with a widespread flu outbreak. The Minnesota Department of Health reports the outbreak started in southern Minnesota, but now they are seeing an increase in cases in central Minnesota and the Twin Cities metro area. Hennepin County Medical Center officials say its doctors are treating 25 out of about 165 patients hospitalized for flu in the state.

12/12/2014

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MDH: Minnesota To Have Harsher Flu Season

December marks the start of peak flu season. State Health officials warn every-day spots like grocery store are common places to pick up the virus. “Going to mall, going to store, going to church,” said Doug Schultz of the Minnesota Health Department.

12/11/2014

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Owatonna H.S. Flu Outbreak: 1 Student Dies Of Flu-Like Symptoms

A Minnesota high school is feeling the full effects of the flu season, including the death of one of their classmates. According to her family, 17-year-old Shannon Zwanziger had been suffering from flu-like symptoms for about a week and had also been battling a severe sore throat. Her parents took her to a hospital as she was unable to eat or drink anything.

12/10/2014

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