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St. Paul Firefighter/Paramedic Dies After Suddenly Collapsing At Station

According to a statement from the St. Paul Fire Department, 38-year-old Shane Clifton told colleagues at Station No. 14 that he felt sick at around 5 p.m., then suddenly collapsed.

08/31/2015

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Black Lives Matter Expects 1K To Block State Fair Traffic

The St. Paul chapter of Black Lives Matter has promised the first Saturday of the Minnesota State Fair will not be “business as usual.” Organizer Rashad Turner said Friday afternoon that he expects nearly 1,000 people will march from Hamline Park in St. Paul along Snelling Ave. to reach the front gates of the fair.

08/28/2015

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Police: Teen Bruised In Abduction Attempt Outside State Fair

St. Paul Police say that a 17-year-old girl was almost abducted after she left work at the Minnesota State Fair. According to police, the incident happened at about 9 p.m. Thursday near the east side of Snelling Avenue at Arlington Avenue.

08/28/2015

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Police: 2 In Custody After Assault On I-694

Two people are in custody after an apparent assault along Interstate 694 in Arden Hills. According to police, officers were called to the area just west of Snelling Avenue in I-694 around 9 p.m. Wednesday.

08/27/2015

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Snelling Avenue Bridge To Reopen Late Friday

The Snelling Avenue bridge over Interstate 94 is reopening one week sooner than expected.

08/13/2015

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Westbound I-94 To Close This Weekend In St. Paul

Traffic in the west metro has been a headache lately, and it’s only going to get worse as delays and detours come to St. Paul this weekend.

07/21/2015

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State Patrol: 1 Dead In I-694 Crash In Arden Hills

One person has died after a crash on Interstate 694 Friday night. The accident happened just after 10 p.m. on Snelling Avenue in Arden Hills, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

06/27/2015

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Highway 77 Closes Between Eagan And Bloomington

As you head out the door this weekend, there are some road closures you should be aware of. Snelling Avenue is closed between I-94 and University Avenue through late June.

06/20/2015

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Man Pleads Guilty To Murder In Dumpster Fire Case

A Brooklyn Center man pleaded guilty on Monday to shooting another Brooklyn Center man in the head, stuffing his body into a mattress and lighting it on fire near a dumpster on the city’s south side.

05/18/2015

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MnDOT Closing I-94 Over The Weekend

More detours are in store for people traveling between Minneapolis and St. Paul. I-94 just shut down in both directions for the weekend.

05/15/2015

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I-94 To Close In St. Paul Over The Weekend

Motorists are going to have to schedule in a few extra minutes if they’re commuting between St. Paul and Minneapolis over the weekend. The Minnesota Department of Transportation says that Interstate 94 will be closing in both directions between Highway 280 and Interstate 35E.

05/13/2015

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Snelling Ave. Bridge Now Closed Until Mid-August

The Snelling Avenue Bridge in St. Paul is now closed, and will remain closed until the middle of August. Crews with the Minnesota Department of Transportation will be repaving and making other improvements to the mile-and-a-half stretch.

05/11/2015

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Major Construction Project Starts Monday In St. Paul

Start planning your detours now because a major construction project is about to begin in St. Paul that will give motorists a few headaches. Just before midnight Monday, the Snelling Avenue bridge will be closed and it’ll stay shut down through the middle of August.

05/10/2015

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Construction Set To Snarl Snelling Avenue Bridge At I-94

A major construction project begins Sunday along I-94 in St. Paul — the Snelling Avenue bridge will shut down and remain closed through mid-August.

05/09/2015

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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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Ice Crashes Through Car In Roseville, Driver Suffers Minor Injuries

A Twin Cities motorists suffered minor injuries but had quite the scare after chunks of ice came crashing through his windshield Tuesday morning, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

03/04/2015

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Good Samaritan Rescues Mom, Child From Car Fire

It was a terrifying moment for a young mother Sara Sorby and her infant son on Monday when the vehicle they were driving began filling with smoke.

02/10/2015

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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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Burnsville Man Charged In Fatal Mpls. Drive-By Shooting

A Burnsville man faces murder charges in connection with a fatal drive-by shooting in south Minneapolis last February. Reginald Myers, 34, was charged Monday with two counts of second-degree murder for a shooting that occurred on the afternoon of Feb. 23.

12/15/2014

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13 Major Road Construction Projects To Be Accelerated In Minn.

For metro commuters, it seems there’s always more work to be done on Minnesota roads. And it’s very much needed because of the weather extremes in our state. Gov. Mark Dayton announced Tuesday that $70 million is being allocated to help take ideas and make them realities in 13 of the most troubled spots on Minnesota roads.

10/07/2014

Guillermo Ayala-Enriquez (left), Manuel Guzman (right)

Two Charged With Murder In Dumpster Fire Case

Two men face second-degree murder charges for allegedly shooting a 31-year-old Brooklyn Center man earlier this month, stuffing his body into a mattress and lighting it on fire near a dumpster on the city’s south side.

08/20/2014

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Gender Determined Of Burned Body Found Near Dumpster

Minneapolis Police are a step closer to identifying a badly-burned body found Thursday evening near a dumpster on the city’s south side. Police say the victim is male, but they’ll likely have to rely on dental records to fully identify the victim.

08/09/2014

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Hillary Clinton Signing Books In St. Paul Sunday

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will be in St. Paul this afternoon. Clinton will be signing copies of her memoir “Hard Choices” at Common Good Books on Snelling Avenue from 2:15 to 4:15 p.m.

07/20/2014

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Pedestrian, 79, Dead After Being Hit By Car In Roseville

Police said a 79-year-old man died Monday morning after being hit by a car while he was crossing a busy street in Roseville. Charles R. Betts, of Roseville, died after being struck by a vehicle on Snelling Avenue Monday.

07/14/2014

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Temporary Impound Lot Open In St. Paul

A temporary impound lot is now open in St. Paul at the state fairgrounds after the threat of flooding closed the city impound lot. St. Paul police said via Twitter, the lot is at the north end of the fairgrounds. Police are asking drivers to enter the fairgrounds from Hoyt Avenue off Snelling Avenue.

06/27/2014

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