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Heightened Alert At MSP Airport After LAX Shooting

Passengers at Minneapolis St Paul International airport wont notice any obvious changes in security in the aftermath of the Los Angeles airport shooting. Spokesman Pat Hogan says sadly they are increasing vigilance.

11/01/2013

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Since Minn. Shooting, Progress On Mental Health

In the year since a fired employee went on a shooting rampage at a Minneapolis office, mental health advocates say they’ve signs of progress on the kinds of issues that plagued that gunman.

09/27/2013

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Details Emerge About Navy Yard Shooter’s Checkered Past

The investigation into the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard continues with no clear motive for why Aaron Alexis opened fire, killing 12 people. He was killed in a gun battle with police. He was working at the Navy Yard as an electrical contractor.

09/17/2013

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Chaska In-Laws Accidentally Shoot Each Other In 2 Incidents

Police in Chaska say that three in-laws were accidentally shot by other family members in two separate incidents, one of which happened during a game of Monopoly. Officers say alcohol does not appear to have been involved in either shooting.

09/04/2013

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2 Men Found Shot To Death In Vehicle ID’d

Police have identified the two dead bodies who were discovered inside a vehicle in south Minneapolis Sunday evening. Officers responded to the 2600 block of 18th Avenue South at about 8:30 p.m. Sunday after a call of shots fired in an alley.

08/28/2013

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East St. Paul Speaking Out After Rash Of Violent Crimes

Recent cases of violent crime in East St. Paul sparked a heated debate on Thursday night. Neighbors packed Arlington Hills Lutheran Church to voice their concerns to city leaders and law enforcement. The community concerns stem from a mid-July shooting that claimed the life of 17-year-old Vincent Allison, and also after a group of people severely beat 26-year-old Ray Widstrand earlier this month.

08/15/2013

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Lawsuit In Accent Signage Shooting Case Can Proceed

A Hennepin County judge has ruled that a lawsuit filed by the family of an Accent Signage shooting victim can go forward in narrowed form. Judge Denise Reilly says the family of Jacob Beneke can proceed with two negligence counts against Accent.

07/02/2013

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14-Year-Old Pleads Guilty In 2 Minneapolis Shootings

A now 17-year-old boy pleaded guilty Wednesday to two shooting incidents from 2010 and 2011, according to the Hennepin County Attorney. Kyreon Tyrell Keangelo Watkins pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree assault and one count of first-degree assault for the two shooting incidents.

06/26/2013

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Sheriff’s Dept.: Couple Found Dead In Shoreview Shooting

The Ramsey County Sheriff’s Department says they are investigating after a shooting incident left two dead and two injured Tuesday morning in north Shoreview, Minn. Reports say the incident happened near County Road J in a private home in that neighborhood.

06/04/2013

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FBI Shares Shooting Response Tips With Minn. Cops

The FBI’s Minneapolis division is talking with state and local law officers about lessons the bureau has learned in active shooting situations around the country — with the goal of helping first responders be ready for anything.

04/24/2013

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3 Accused Gang Members Charged With Assaults, Burglaries

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office said that three gang members have been charged with a number of Minneapolis-area crimes, including shootings and burglaries.

03/04/2013

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Minn. Shooting Victim’s Son Pushes For Change

Sami Rahamim has committed statistics about gun deaths to memory, folding them into sentences that make his case. He talks like a lawyer, not a high school senior — no pauses or filler, no public trace of his pain.

02/03/2013

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Family Of Minnesota Office Shooting Victim Sues

The family of a man who was among six people gunned down at his Minneapolis office last year are suing the company, claiming it botched the firing of the employee who carried out the attack and should have known he was mentally ill and potentially dangerous.

02/01/2013

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Hennepin Deputies Train For Shooting Disasters

It was a chaotic scene as police and county deputies swarmed onto Accent Signage property in Minneapolis last September 27. There had been a workplace shooting with multiple victims.

12/21/2012

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Man Charged In 2 Little Falls Teen Deaths

A 64-year-old man is appearing in court on charges he killed two teenagers who allegedly broke into his home on Thanksgiving Day. Byron Smith admitted to shooting and killing 17-year-old Nicholas Brady and his 18-year-old cousin Haile Kifer.

11/26/2012

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