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Officials: 2 Boys Hospitalized After Being Pulled From Abandoned Pool

Fire officials in St. Paul say two young boys were taken to a hospital unconscious Monday afternoon after being rescued from an abandoned pool.

05/25/2015

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Pedestrian Killed By LRT Was Longtime Minn. Senate Staffer

A longtime staff member of the Minnesota Senate was killed after being struck by a Green Line light rail train on her way to work Thursday morning. Lynne Thomas had been a legislative assistant in the Senate for 28 years. She was crossing University Avenue on the light rail tracks when she was hit and killed by a train around 7:30 a.m.

04/30/2015

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Bayport Man Seriously Injured In Crash While Fleeing Police

A Bayport man suffered life-threatening injuries Friday morning after crashing into a car and then a concrete wall while being pursued by police in Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation says 48-year-old John Walter Halfmann did not stop when North Hudson police officers attempted to pull him over on northbound WIS 35 on suspicion of drunk driving just before 11 a.m.

04/04/2015

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Mother, 3 Children Injured In Rollover Crash; 2 Kids Ejected From Minivan

A Minnesota mother and her three children were all injured when their minivan overturned multiple times in Rusk County, Wisconsin. Two of the children, a 15-year-old girl and a 3-month-old baby, were ejected from the vehicle during the crash.

04/02/2015

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1 Injured After Car Crashes Into St. Paul Home

A woman is in critical condition after a two-car collision in St. Paul Monday night. According to St. Paul Watch Commander Steve Frazer, around 7:30 p.m. two cars collided at the intersection of North Cypress Street and 6th Street East in St. Paul.

03/17/2015

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Bill Would Aid Injured Good Samaritans

A WCCO story has prompted a state representative to propose a change in the law to help Good Samaritans.

Last summer we reported on a nurse practitioner who stopped to help after witnessing a car crash. She felt penalized when she was stuck with a hefty bill after needing medical attention herself.

03/05/2015

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Newport Woman Pleads Guilty In Husband’s Overdose Death

A Newport woman pleaded guilty Friday to third-degree murder in the methadone-overdose death of her husband in 2013, according to the Ramsey County Attorney’s office. Forty-four-year-old Jennifer Marie Johnson is accused of injecting her husband — 32-year-old Dennis Parmuat — with a fatal dose of her methadone in the early morning of March 30, 2013.

01/23/2015

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Grand Jury Declines To Indict Police In St. Paul Man’s Death

A Ramsey County grand jury has found St. Paul police were justified in using deadly force when they shot and killed a carjacking suspect in a shootout last summer.

01/07/2015

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Regions: Isabella & Aiden Top List of Popular Baby Names Of 2014

Regions Hospital announced Monday that Isabella and Aiden top the list of the most popular names for babies born at The Birth Center in 2014. There were nearly 2,500 babies born at The Birth Center in 2014 and nurses say parents are continuing to select older, more traditional names.

01/05/2015

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‘Outbreak’ Of Flu Cases Seen In Twin Cities Hospitals

Health workers at Regions Hospital say they’re overwhelmed with people complaining of influenza-like symptoms.

12/12/2014

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HealthPartners Will Be Neuroscience Center

HealthPartners is planning to build a neuroscience center in St. Paul. The health care organization says it will be constructed near Regions Hospital and will be the largest free-standing neuroscience center in the Upper Midwest and one of only a few in the country.

11/22/2014

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Twin Cities Archdiocese, Vatican Accused Of Destroying Priest Child Porn Tapes

There are new allegations that the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis destroyed as many as five suspected child porn videos — and that the Vatican knew what happened. This latest allegation involving the Twin Cities Catholic Church comes as a direct result of a landmark agreement between the church and victims. The agreement has resulted in more names of priests, suspected of sexual abuse against a minor, being released.

11/13/2014

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Boy, 11, Struck By Car While Walking To School

Police are investigating after a child who was walking to school was struck by a car in St. Paul Monday morning. The incident happened before 7 a.m. near the intersection of Hoyt Avenue and Rice Street in St. Paul.

10/27/2014

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4 People Injured In Cottage Grove Limo Crash

Four people were injured after their limo was struck by two vehicles in the southeast metro. The accident happened Friday night just after 9:30 in Cottage Grove, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The limo was traveling southbound on Highway 61 and was making a left turn onto Kingsboro Trail to enter Zywiec’s Haunting Experience.

10/18/2014

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Regions Hospital ‘Prepared’ To Respond To Ebola Threat

The threat of Ebola in the United States has hospitals in the Twin Cities making sure they’re prepared for a potential case here. Regions Hospital in St. Paul, Minn. began making an Ebola plan right after they heard about the outbreak in West Africa this summer.

10/01/2014

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Smooth Sailing So Far For Minnesota State Fair

It appears all is running well on this first Saturday of the 2014 Minnesota State Fair. Spokesperson Brianna Schutte told WCCO’s Steve Thompson that she’s pleased, especially with the new transit hub location. Schutte says it’s making it even easier for fairgoers to get into, and out of the fair.

08/23/2014

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Boy, 11, Struck By Car In North Branch

An 11-year-old North Branch boy was taken to the hospital Thursday evening after being struck by a car. North Branch Police say the incident happened just after 8 p.m. on Fill Avenue near the intersection of 375th Street.

08/22/2014

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Burnsville Teen Injured In Dakota Co. Crash In Critical, Stable Condition

One of the Burnsville teens injured in a rollover crash in Dakota Co. last week is making strides in his recovery, according to his CaringBridge page. Cole Borchardt is in critical, but stable, condition at Regions Hospital.

08/10/2014

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Man Dies In St. Paul Shooting

St. Paul Police have identified the man who died Tuesday night after a shooting in St. Paul. According to St. Paul Police, Jeffery Earl Willingham, 24, died due to complications from a gunshot wound on Wednesday.

08/06/2014

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Bicyclist Struck In Oak Park Heights Hit-And-Run Dies

A bicyclist who was struck by a hit-and-run driver Saturday night was removed from life support Wednesday, according to her family. Mai D. Yang and her husband, E Xiong, were hit by a driver on 60th Street North in Oak Park Heights, which is a frontage road along Highway 36.

08/06/2014

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Suspect In Police Shooting Formally Charged In Ramsey, Dakota Counties

A 39-year-old “career criminal” and the prime suspect in the shooting of the Mendota Heights police officer was formally charged with a dozen criminal counts on Friday afternoon. Brian Fitch Sr. faces charges of first degree murder of a peace officer or prison guard and first degree premeditated murder in Dakota County.

08/01/2014

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Suspect In Officer Shooting Under Police Guard, Charges Expected Friday

Agencies just wrapped up a joint briefing to detail both the officer shooting and the apprehension of the man they say was responsible. They’re also expressing relief that more officers weren’t gunned down.

07/31/2014

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Police: Woman Dies After Being Found Unresponsive In St. Paul

A woman died Sunday after she was found unresponsive in a car south of downtown Saint Paul. According to police, officers discovered the 22-year-old woman unresponsive late Saturday evening near the intersection of Robert Street and George Street.

07/20/2014

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New Regions Program Targets Vets’ Mental Health

A St. Paul hospital is responding to a growing need for mental health services for military veterans recovering from the psychological impact of their service.

07/18/2014

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New Brain Injury Medication To Be Tested In Minn.

You may be surprised to know what’s the number one cause of death in people younger than 40. It’s traumatic brain injury, and it can be caused by a car accident, a fall or a hit to the head.

07/08/2014

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