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Elderly Man Found Dead After Motel Fire In Chanhassen

Investigators are trying to figure out the cause of an overnight motel fire in Chanhassen, Minn. that claimed the life of one man.

03/17/2014

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Man Doesn’t Even Put On His Shoes Before Rushing To Help Cop In Fiery Crash

A Braham police reserve officer is alive thanks to the quick actions of a good Samaritan. Reserve officer Paul Dial was on patrol late Wednesday night when his squad car was hit by an SUV. He was trapped inside when the squad burst into flames.

03/14/2014

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Chuck And Don’s Pet Stores Raise Their Minimum Wage

Another Minnesota-based company is hiking its own minimum wage. Mahtomedi-based Chuck and Don’s Pet Food Outlet is giving its employees a starting wage of $10.10 an hour. Company founder Chuck Anderson says he didn’t want to wait for mandates from the government to do what he calls “the right thing.”

03/13/2014

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Good Samaritan Chased Down ‘Scum Of The Earth’ Who Punched Boy, Stole His iPad

Police say cell phones and other mobile devices are being stolen more often, but a violent robbery involving an 8-year-old boy had some people shaking their heads and a Minneapolis man leaping to action.

03/12/2014

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State Patrol: Man Killed After Motorcycle Hits Pothole On I-394

A 30-year-old New York man was killed late Tuesday night after the motorcycle he was riding on Interstate 394 hit a pothole and threw him from the vehicle, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

03/12/2014

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Man Who Kicked Robber In The Face Says He’d Do It Again

A good Samaritan who kicked a robber in the face says he couldn’t stand by and watch his neighborhood store getting robbed.

03/11/2014

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Mpls. Police Just Need A Little More Info To Arrest Suspect In Woman’s Killing

Police in Minneapolis are looking for the public’s help in solving a 20-month-old homicide.

03/10/2014

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Mpls. Police Investigate Alleged Sex Assault Of 2 Preteens

Minneapolis Police are investigating the alleged sexual assaults of two 10-year-old girls, which took place Wednesday morning on the playground at Anderson Elementary School. Joleana Williams, a parent of one of the alleged victims, says the assaults started as a game of chase between two 10-year-girls and three of their male classmates. “It turned into the boys aggressively chasing them. My daughter fell and one of the boys got on top of her,” Williams said.

03/07/2014

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‘Upskirting’ Laws Lag Behind Advances In Technology

A court ruled that a man who snapped secret pictures up a woman’s skirt on a Boston subway train did not violate the state’s Peeping Tom law. The practice known as “upskirting” has exposed loopholes in current laws. Minnesota statutes that tackle the issue were written years ago. But that was before everyone had cell phones.

03/06/2014

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With Warmer Temperatures Comes Hope For Spring

There is still plenty of snow and ice to go around but this little warm up we’re experiencing has everyone hoping for spring. It’s been a cold and miserable winter. The snow and ice came early and it’s still here.

03/05/2014

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Carleton Mourns 3 Students Killed In Crash

Carleton College is mourning the deaths of three students killed in a crash on icy roads. The fatal crash happened Friday while the young men were riding in an SUV just north of campus on Highway 3. The State Patrol says their vehicle spun out of control and right into the path of an oncoming semi.

03/01/2014

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Mpls. Father Reflects On Losing 5 Kids To Valentine’s Day Fire

The father who lost five of his seven children to a house fire on Valentine’s Day is speaking out. For 12 days, Troy Lewis has been at the side of his two surviving children. Lewis was able to grab 9-year-old Shaca and 5-year-old Electra from the duplex on Colfax Avenue North when it went up in flames.

02/26/2014

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Could Take Days Until Southern Minn. Roads Are Safe

Huge snow drifts and blowing snow greeted many as they woke Friday, the day after a blizzard invaded southern Minnesota.

02/21/2014

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Mpls.’ North High On Athletic, Academic Upswing

North High School’s basketball team has gone from worst to first — winning the City Conference Championship Tuesday night. The win is just one of the school’s latest successes. Enrollment and parental involvement has North High rising from the ashes.

02/19/2014

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Warm-Up Brings Busy Day For Ice Dam Removal Business

Many homeowners were happy to see warmer weather Tuesday, but they weren’t so happy to see what comes with it – ice dams.

02/18/2014

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