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Turkey Truck Tips Over In MN; Pig Truck Rolls Over In Iowa

Tuesday brought some tough cleaning-up jobs following two unusual accidents. The first happened at Highway 21 and Park Avenue in Faribault, Minn., when a truck carrying turkeys tipped over. All of the turkeys had to be removed from the truck.

06/10/2014

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1 Injured After Shooting Outside Hennepin County Medical Center

Police are investigating a shooting outside Hennepin County Medical Center that left one person shot. Minneapolis Police say the shooting happened around 12:53 p.m. Wednesday, on the corner of 8th Street and Park Avenue. The shooter allegedly shot at a vehicle before fleeing the scene. A woman inside the car was struck.

04/30/2014

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Four Months Later, Portland Ave. Bridge Re-Opens On Friday

After four months of construction, the Portland Avenue Bridge, spanning I-94 and I-35W, is set to re-open at 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 23.Portland Avenue between East 16th Street and East 17th Street will re-open. The direction of traffic on Portland Avenue between East 18th Street and East 19th Street will revert to the pre-construction direction.

08/20/2013

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Body Found On I-94 In Mpls. During Rush Hour

Police in Minneapolis are looking for clues after a body was found along I-94. Someone discovered the body near the 11th Street exit during the morning rush hour. The exit is near the construction site of the Park Avenue bridge that spans I-94. Investigators haven’t said who the person was or how they died. Police had to block a lane of the busy interstate while they investigated.

07/08/2013

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Swedish Royals Dedicate ASI’s New Cultural Center

A celebration fit for royalty took place Saturday when Sweden’s King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia dedicated the new Nelson Cultural Center in south Minneapolis.

10/06/2012

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Richfield Officer Kills Knife-Wielding Man

A Richfield police officer shot and killed a man who investigators say was wielding a knife Friday morning.

10/05/2012

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Fire Damages Multimillion-Dollar Homes In Mahtomedi

Windy weather overnight got in the way of firefighters, trying to put out fires at two multi million-dollar lakeside homes. More than 100 firefighters were called to the scene of the fire in the 200 block of Park Avenue in Mahtomedi.

10/05/2012

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Authorities ID Woman Hit, Killed By Car In Minneapolis

Authorities have identified a woman who was struck by a vehicle and killed while crossing the street at 27th Street and Park Avenue South in Minneapolis Friday night.

12/31/2011

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Police: Woman Hit, Killed While Trying To Cross Street

An elderly woman is dead after a car hit her Friday evening, authorities said.

12/30/2011

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Police: School Bus Driver Causes Crash In Mpls

A bus driver crashed a school bus with a 9-year-old child on board into two cars Friday afternoon, Minneapolis police said.

09/30/2011

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